10 Questions to ask what multiples to pay for a stock

Good pointers to think while paying a top dollar valuation for an investment: Does the business have a sustainable competitive advantage (Buffett’s moat)? Does the business benefit from any network effects? Are the business’s revenue and earnings visible and predictable? Are customers locked in? Are there high switching costs? Are gross margins high? Is marginal … More 10 Questions to ask what multiples to pay for a stock

Investing Wisdom Series 9: Richard Chandler Corporation’s Principles of Good Corporate Governance

Richard Fred Chandler is a New Zealand born billionaire businessman. He is chairman of the Clermont Group, a Singapore-based business group that invests in public and private companies across a range of industries, including energy, financial services, consumer, and healthcare. Chandler “has a reputation for buying struggling companies and successfully rebuilding them,” according to Australian Broadcasting Corporation News. He also … More Investing Wisdom Series 9: Richard Chandler Corporation’s Principles of Good Corporate Governance

Investing Wisdom Series 6: Tenets of Warren Buffett Way [3 Mins]

Business Tenets: Is the business simple and understandable? Does the business have a consistent operating history? Does the business have favorable long-term prospects? Management Tenets: Is management rational? Is management candid with its shareholders? Does management resist the institutional imperative? Financial Tenets: Focus on return on equity, not earnings per share Calculate “owner earnings” Look … More Investing Wisdom Series 6: Tenets of Warren Buffett Way [3 Mins]