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Blog - Stock Tips

8 key ratios for picking good stocks

Posted by SRIKANTHBABU KALIKI on September 3, 2010 at 4:29 AM Comments comments (4)

The following 8 financial ratios offer terrific insights into the financial health of a company -- and the prospects for a rise in its share price.

 

1. Ploughback and reserves

After deduction of all expenses, including taxes, the net profits of a company are split into two parts -- dividends and ploughback.

 

Dividend is that portion of a company's profits which is distributed to its shareholders, ...

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8 Investing tips for equities

Posted by SRIKANTHBABU KALIKI on September 3, 2010 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (1)

In this article, we make an attempt to list down a few points that would aid an investor in mitigating the risks and curtailing the losses during times of volatility as large investors (read FIIs) enter and exit stocks.

It is primarily the retail/small investor community, which gets affected the worst as they are generally among the late entrants to a bullrun (i.e. near the peak) and amongst the last to exit in a correction. However, some amount of stock market prudence and a discipline...

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