Aswath Damodaran is called the “Dean of Valuation: among the people working on Wall Street. He is a finance professor and widely respected as one of the foremost experts on corporate valuation. In his latest article, Country Risk: A Midyear Update For 2018, he sheds light on the various aspects one needs to Read more…
The following article is about Starbucks in Asia and it will focus on Japan and China. I first submitted it to Seeking Alpha, but they wanted something more actionable. Since that’s not the goal for this article (I only want to broaden your understanding), I posted it here on Stockles.com Read more…
Simply Safe Dividends is one on the best, if not the best, investment site I know. What I like about them is the rational and objective approach Brian Bollinger, the CEO, takes when he talks about stocks. It’s not about maximizing the short-term results, but rather play the long-term gain, and let Read more…
This is a guest post. The world is truly a global village. It is a dynamic set of interrelated systems allowing investors and traders in Country A to transfer financial resources to Country B, C etc. When these global payments transfers generate profits, many investors prefer to repatriate those funds Read more…
February 2018 has been a fun month. Finally, something is happening in the market. In this post, I’ll show you what happened to my portfolio and what went inside my head when the temperature was high. The key to being a successful investor (also human?) is to think more than Read more…
My second Seeking Alpha article is up, and again it’s about the Nordic markets. In total, the following companies have been analyzed: Vestas, Castellum, Kopparbergs, Novo Nordisk, ABB, Atlas Copco, Yara, Kongsberg Gruppen, Gjensidige, Norsk Hydro, Marine Harvest, Atea, Pandora, Kinnevik, Kone, Huhtamaki, Nordea, Tomra, Wärtsilä, and Statoil. You Read more…
Hello dear readers.
As you know, I want you to see the value of subscribing to my site. Therefore, I’m giving you a heads-up that the broker which most of us Norwegians and Swedes use, Nordnet, will offer free brokerage on Friday and on Monday. Remember to transfer money ASAP if you want to have some extra power tomorrow. (more…)
In this post, we analyse Veidekke, one of Scandinavia’s leading construction and property companies. The company has a dispersed ownership structure with emphasis on institutional owners. (more…)
Introduction to Accounting: What You Need to Know About Equity and Debt in Order to Understand the Concept of Dividends
In this blog post, we will analyse the balance sheet and talk a bit about ratios like P/E and P/B. It’s super important that you understand the red line between equity, debt, and dividends (I’ll write the Norwegian terminology in brackets), and this blog post will teach you exactly that! (more…)
Hello everyone, it´s Saturday evening here in Norway now so I know a lot of you guys are busy. However, I recently came across a very good report about the financial market from IceCap Asset Management Ltd which I think all of my readers should read. Let´s call it a Read more…
Today we are going to take a look at how a Consultant thinks and solves a problem. After this exercise, my goal is for you to understand that having a global perspective of the world is crucial when trying to become a good investor. Also, I hope that you follow this progress when evaluating companies:
- Evaluate the general market.
- Evaluate the isolated stock in the market.
We are going to go through a real case that I had when I participated in a workshop with a very famous American consulting firm. (more…)
Sponsored post: The following article is one of the few paid advertisements that I choose to post because I care about the subject. Saying “no” when friends or family ask for money might be the smartest thing you do. Remember: The single most important benefactor for living a happy life is having good relationships. Don’t screw them over money. (more…)
The following article originally appeared on DivGro on 2017-07-9.
It’s hard to imagine that it has been five years since I started investing and bought my first stock, Netflix (NFLX). When I look back and think about the mistakes, lessons, and experiences over these years, I am quite humbled. (more…)
Dear readers, some of you are old loyal readers that enjoy seeing new posts once a week about stocks or dividend income, and some of you are totally new to Stockles. That means that you might not know the true purpose of my blog.
Stockles, What’s the true purpose?
The goal behind this blog is to educate, inform and inspire people to live their lives in a more comfortable and exciting way. So, this time, we will step away from the normal stock blog post, and I will tell you how you can travel the world on a budget. Seems interesting? Then continue reading. (more…)
Summer is here, and the sun means books and reading. So here I present a beta version of my reading list. It’s not finished, but I suppose it’s better to publish the list now while the sun is still up. If I postpone too long, it might not be published before the dark period (no sun in 6 months) has reached us here in the north, and then nobody reads anything anyways. (more…)
Lately, I’ve seen that many dividend investors tend to use portfolio value as one of their main goals or measures for success. Most investors haven’t experienced a recession or a major bear market, and I claim they should rethink their goals.
UPDATE: Not sure if YOC is usable after all. Instead, Dividend Income might be the key. However, you can read the article for fun anyways. Remember to check the comments for further info. (more…)
Well, In 2015, November 28th I wrote some posts about the hyped stocks Fingerprint and Sensys Gatso Group. I wanted to warn new beginners that the current stock price was insane, and if they wanted to buy or keep this stock, they should be aware of the risk. (more…)