When and Why Do Companies ‘Go Public’?
When and why do companies go public or launch an IPO?
How do Share Broking Accounts Work?
Think of share broking accounts as the lovechild of an auction site like Ebay and your online or internet banking.
What does EBITDA & EBIT mean?
EBITDA means Earnings before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation & Amortisation, it is often called ‘operating profit’ and is frequently used by analysts and CEOs. Here’s how to calculate it.
How does tax work in Australia?
The Australian tax system works by charging a higher tax rate for those who earn a higher income. It is a marginal income tax system.
Explained: Understanding your Super fund’s fees and costs
Explained: Understanding your Super fund’s fees and costs: Jenny Jingle’s super fund charges 2% in yearly fees (including investment fees, administration and indirect costs). Billy Bob’s super fund charges 1.75%. Whose super fund is better?
How to add money to superannuation
There are two simple ways to contribute or add money to superannuation.
Return on Investment (ROI) Explained
ROI stands for Return on Investment and is one of the simplest and most versatile ratios to compare the profitability of investments. The formula to calculate ROI is the net return from an investment divided by its cost.
What is the price-earnings ratio (P/E)?
The price-earnings ratio (P/E) is a share valuation metric commonly quoted in the financial media. The formula to calculate the P/E ratio is the company’s share price divided by its earnings (or profit) per share.
What is a stock market crash?
Defined: A stock market crash / share market crash is a rapid sell-off or falls in asset prices, like shares / stocks, bonds or property.
The Difference Between Price and Value
In finance, the price is what you are asked to pay, value is what you are willing to pay.
Defined: Small Cap, Mid Cap and Blue Chip
Defined: Small Cap, Mid Cap and Blue Chip. In the financial media, you’ll often hear the words, ‘small cap’, ‘mid cap’ and ‘blue chip’, so it’s important to understand what they mean.
What is the ASX 200?
The S&P/ASX 200 is an Australian stock market index, created and maintained by Standard & Poor’s (S&P). It tracks the value of the 200 largest public companies ranked by their market capitalisation, and adjusted for the shares that are actually available on the market.