Wednesday, June 18, 2014
When are your companies due to report their full year (or interim) results? Check out Skaffold’s full year reporting season calendarto find out.
Since the introduction of stock alerts in late 2013, finding top stocks in Skaffold, especially during reporting season, has never been easier.
Skaffold members can know about updates to Skaffold Scores and intrinsic value estimates (plus share price changes) as they happen. At Skaffold its what we use to find new opportunities and keep you updated right through reporting season.
If you’re serious about finding new opportunities this reporting season then setting up your own stock alerts is the best way to ensure you know about changes as the happen.
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Investing in top stocks – businesses with solid balance sheets, good cash flow, impressive profitability and the capacity to drive future growth – will build a portfolio with an impressive mix of businesses and, over the long run, deliver returns that should outperform the market.
Skaffold interprets a company’s key fundamentals and economic indicators into image-rich visuals, making it easy to spot the best stocks and avoid those with a track record of disappointing shareholders
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
JB Hi-Fi’s impressive results flowed through Skaffold overnight, resulting in the company retaining its premium A1 Skaffold Score for balance sheet quality and business performance.
CEO Terry Smart cited positive comparable sales across the majority of JBH’s categories, the successful introduction of home appliances (JB Hi-Fi Home) and improvements in gross margins, combined with the company’s “ability to continually leverage the power of the brand and adapt to the ever changing retail landscape” as key drivers of the results. Online sales were up 15.4 % in HY14.
Click here to take a closer look at JBH in Skaffold.
Friday, August 16, 2013
Full year results for Domino’s Pizza Enterprises (DMP), REA Group (REA), Worleyparsons (WOR), Bradken (BKN) and Reckon (RKN) flowed through Skaffold overnight. All five companies delivered consistent performance over the past six months, retaining their previous interim Skaffold Scores.
Goodman Fielder is the latest business to deliver improving balance sheet quality and business performance. Its Skaffold Score rose from C3 to B2.
The biggest disappointment overnight was SAI Global (SAI), a provider of information, compliance and assurance services.
Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Full year results for more than 20 companies have now updated in Skaffold. Transurban Group (TCL) sustained its less than impressive Skaffold Score for business quality and performance whilst Education provider Navitas (NVT) generated a return on equity of 31.5% and retained its A2 Skaffold Score.
Yesterday Downer EDI (DOW), Cochlear (COH), Iress (IRE) and Credit Corp (CCP) released their latest financial results.
Iress confirmed its acquisition of UK financial planning software company Avelo for a cash purchase price of £210 million (equivalent to AUD $360 million). Like its A1 peers, the market has already aware of IRE’s impressive performance. The share price is trading at a 50% premium to Skaffold’s intrinsic value estimate of just under $4.00. Is IRE another stock for the watch list should a market correction occur?
Friday, July 26, 2013
Iress Ltd (IRE) is rumoured to be in discussions to acquire Avelo, a UK-based financial planning software company.
IRE has been rated A1 by Skaffold for seven of the past 10 years. It achieved Skaffold’s second highest score for business quality and performance, A2, in 2004, 2007 and 2011. Alongside CSL Limited (CSL) and ARB Corporation (ARP), IRE is one of Australia’s most consistent, high performing businesses.
If successful, how will the acquisition impact IRE’s growth projections?
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Contrary to popular belief, there are a handful of listed business that pay a dividend but shouldn’t. When hunting for high-yield stocks, you must have your priorities in the right order.
First priority is don’t lose money. You can avoid losing money by investing in companies with strong balance sheets and sustainable cash flows whose future growth is heading in the right direction.
Wednesday, February 06, 2013
For the second consecutive year the team at Money magazine asked Skaffold to provide a list of 50 stocks that have solid balance sheets and track records of good performance, and whose share prices offer value for money. Of the 50 top-quality and value-for-money stocks, 13 are forecast to offer yield and growth, 30 offer forecast growth and 31 positive yield. Read on to discover how we used Skaffold to identify our Top 5 stocks for 2013.
Friday, February 01, 2013
The key to successful investing is buying quality assets at below their true value. In 2012 Money magazine asked the sharemarket experts at Skaffold.com to name the Top 50 undervalued stocks, including 5 standouts. The Top 5 shares returned 19.5% (including dividends), outperforming the overall market, which returned 17.9% over the same period. Now we unveil the top stocks for 2013.
For the second consecutive year Skaffold has provided a list of 50 stocks that have solid balance sheets and track records of good performance, and whose share prices offer value for money.
Of the 50 top-quality and value-for-money stocks fro 2013, 13 are forecast to offer yield and growth, 30 offer forecast growth and 31 positive forecast yield.
Thursday, November 01, 2012
Unlike railroads, airlines or any other businesses that generate income from physical assets, online businesses have minimal need to invest in expensive plant and equipment. There is no need for warehouses or manufacturing plants. Inventory is not required and, while servers cost money and websites require maintenance, those costs are nothing compared with maintaining a toll road or servicing a nation’s communications network. The very best online businesses also create what is known as the network effect.