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How to interpret delay in payment of undisputed taxes? Are Reserves and Cash the same? What’s the role of WACC & ROCE?
The current article in this series provides responses related to the following queries: What should an investor interpret when a company delays the deposit of undisputed statutory dues? Are reserves & surplus and cash & bank balances the same? How should investors correlate them? What is the role of weighted average cost of capital (WACC)
The current article in this series provides responses related to: Assessment of intrinsic value of a stock Return on equity (ROE) Reasonable levels of promoter’s salary Treatment of inventory Query Hi Vijay, I was recently reading an article titled “The Super investors of Graha-Doddsville”. In that he says when talking about Walter Schloss that he
The current article in this series provides responses related to: Queries on analysis of Page Industries Limited Return on Equity (ROE) and other balance sheet queries Page Industries Limited Query Dr. Vijay, Thanks for the detailed reply on Page Industries Limited. Read: Analysis: Page Industries Limited I have a few more points: Sustainable Growth
The current article in this series provides responses related to: Opinion about Agre Developers Limited (Future Market Networks Limited) Opinion about V2 Retail Limited and Pioneer Embroideries Limited Difference in financial ratios reports by multiple source of data for same company Opinion about investing in stock of companies with high PE ratios Clarifications about contingent
The current article in this series provides responses related to: A new valuation perspective on Cairn India Limited by one of the readers, Nilesh Kumar. How should one invest: Entire amount in one go or in a staggered manner Importance of the sector of a company in stock analysis Relevance of ROE & earnings yield
The current article in this series provides responses related to: Investing in PSU (Public Sector Undertakings) Banks Illustration of ROE & P/B ratio as interlinked valuation parameters Relevance of “₹1 increase in market capitalization from ₹1 of retained earnings” test over bull and bear phases. Deciding about the buy price of any stock Difference in
I thank my friend, Saurabh Dwivedi, for bringing up this topic and initiating this debate. We (Saurabh & I) believe that Return on Equity (ROE) is not a true indicator of attractiveness of a stock for an investor. We believe that an investor should not be swayed by tall claims of ROE by company managements.
"Peaceful Investing": My Stock Investing Approach
“Peaceful Investing” approach is the result of my more than a decade of experience in equity markets. This approach helped me invest even when I had a full-time corporate job and therefore, could not spare a lot of time for stock analysis.
During my investing journey, I have faced almost all the common challenges of the investors; the biggest one being “scarcity of time”. “Peaceful Investing” approach keeps in mind that an investor will have only limited time for stock analysis.
The objective of “Peaceful Investing” approach is the selection of such stocks, where once an investor has put in her money, then she may sleep peacefully. Therefore, if later on, the stock prices increase, then the investor is happy as she is now wealthier. On the contrary, if the stock prices decline, even then the investor is happy as she can now buy more quantity of the selected fundamentally good stocks.
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1. Getting Ready for Starting Stock Investing
- Getting the right perspective for stock investing
- Stock investing is an entrepreneurship
- How to choose the right approach for stock investing
- Why I left technical analysis and never returned to it
- Trading diary of value investor (Read my investing diary)
- Are Your Stocks Losing Money While The Market Is Going Up
- Common Mistakes done by Investors and How to Avoid Them
- Why management analysis is the most important in stock investing?
- Learn simple steps to analyse management quality of any company
- How to understand warrants issued to promoters
- How to interpret pledging of shares by promoters
- How to interpret share buybacks by companies
- How to contact companies for clarifications/additional information