Apple Inc. (AAPL)
Apple, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of mobile communication, media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players. It operates through the following geographical segments: Americas, Europe, Greater China, Japan, and Rest of Asia Pacific. The Americas segment includes both North and South America. The Europe segment consists of European countries, as well as India, the Middle East, and Africa. The Greater China segment comprises of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The Rest of Asia Pacific segment includes Australia and Asian countries not included in the reportable operating segments of the company. The company was founded by Steven Paul Jobs, Ronald Gerald Wayne, and Stephen G. Wozniak on April 1, 1976 and is headquartered in Cupertino, CA.
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Monday, March 20, 2017
The US initiated the process to deploy an advanced missile defense system, known as Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), in South Korea. The action followed North Korea’s test launch of four ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan, which was perceived as a threat to US naval bases in Japan. In view of the rising security threat following the series of missile and nuclear tests by North Korea, the US and South Korea mutually agreed to fast-track the deployment of the THAAD system. THAAD is an advanced defense missile, designed to destroy short- and medium-range ballistic missiles at a high altitude.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Skaffold is expanding and by popular demand, we have added 27 requested stocks into Skaffold Global. From the London Stock Exchange we have added eight new stocks including Henderson Group, Coca Cola HBC, and Royal Mail and in the US market we have added Tesla, News Corp and American Airlines Group.
A quick overview of the most popular of these stocks reveals that Henderson Group (HGG) is currently rated A2 with a forecast change in value of 17.63%. There are currently 19 analysts covering the stock. Henderson went up 49.11% including dividends from the 1st of January 2015 to the 31st of January 2015.
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Roger Montgomery and Chris Batchelor reveal six top stocks set to deliver outstanding growth in 2016. They give quick analyses as to why they have picked these stocks and then finally the webinar attendees voted for one of the stocks for Roger and Chris to drill down. Roger picked Challenger (CGF), REA Group (REA) and Apple (AAPL) while Chris picked Breville (BRG), Navitas (NVT) and Amalgamated Holdings Limited (AHD). Find out who the audience voted for.
Friday, October 23, 2015
If you have children of school age, you’re probably familiar with the products developed and marketed by 3P Learning: Mathletics, Spellodrome, Reading Eggs and their latest product, IntoScience.
3P’s products are used by over 5.3 million students in over 17,000 schools on every continent around the world – 110 counties in total. Very few Aussie companies can boast such a wide reach around the globe.
Whilst 3PL’s share price hasn’t done much since listing on the ASX in July 2014, if the company continues its recent track record of rising earnings, profits and cash flows, then the future could look very different.
Friday, October 09, 2015
Volatility is what makes up the stockmarket. As an investor, you shouldn’t be afraid of volatility but rather harness it to buy into top stocks at great prices. Here are Skaffold’s five tips to help your portfolio flourish through volatile markets.
1. Don’t be afraid to sell
2. Don’t chase dividends blindly
3. Avoid bad stocks in the first place
4. Holding cash is better than taking a loss
5. Build a watch list of top stocks and jump in when there is a correction
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
With reporting season done and dusted – except for tiny speculative mining companies that don’t make money anyway – now is a prime time to go on the hunt for top stocks to buy.
If you cleaned out your portfolio before reporting season, you’ll have a wad of spare cash sitting in the bank begging to be invested. Even if you don’t have cash to invest right now, learning how to find great stocks to buy is a good thing to practice. You may even want to set up a pretend portfolio to track how you’d have gone, had you actually invested your money.
Paper trading is a great way to get started and feel your way around the sharemarket, without committing your hard-earned cash. Whether they’re listed on the sharemarket or privately owned, the very best companies have 10 features in common. Once you know how to spot top stocks, and avoid their lesser quality counterparts, sharemarket investing will be a breeze.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
While there are times when the ASX offers an impressive list of high-performing growth stocks, limiting yourself during times when local growth is slowing can detract from the long-term performance of your portfolio. So if you prefer to stick with the big end of town and don’t want to limit yourself to bank and mining stocks, then it’s time to think global.
This month we jumped into Skaffold Global – there are around 2000 stocks to choose from – and uncovered a list of the largest stocks in the same sectors as our top 10: banks, mining, telecommunications, retail and biotechnology.
In May 2014 we did the same comparison: Australia’s top 10 stocks versus the world. Had you invested $100,000 equally across the nine global stocks identified, you’d be sitting on a capital gain of $10,500 and received $2,700 in dividends. That’s a return of 13 per cent. Add the benefits of currency movements and your profit, including dividends, rises to $30,000, or a 30 per cent gain on your initial investment. Over the same period the S&P/All Ordinaries Accumulation Index returned 7.8 per cent.
Friday, July 31, 2015
A big clean out – of your garage, wardrobe, garden shed – can be liberating. You’ll stumble across stuff you forgot you had (and realise you can’t live without it) and uncover a mountain of junk that should have been put out for the council clean-up five years ago. Routinely cleaning out your portfolio is no different from a spring clean of your home. You need to do it regularly and be ruthless.
If you put your companies through the wringer, deciding whether to buy, sell or hold should be simple.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
In early January Alan shared his A1 investment plan with the Skaffold community. Alan’s disciplined and well thought-out rules were commended by his fellow members
Coming from an engineering background, Alan is probably a little more disciplined than the average investor. Nether less, Alan’s story is a timely reminder that to be a successful investor, one must have a strict set of investment rules. You must also have the emotional capacity to follow them.
Friday, October 31, 2014
There are only a relatively small number of companies in the mining and energy sectors which rate highly on Skaffold’s benchmarks, largely due to the more speculative nature of their activities, high capital expenditure and long lead times in terms of delivering shareholder returns.
However, at times it pays to cast an eye over the sector particularly taking into account emerging themes. A prominent development has occurred in the nickel space over the last two days with the commodity rallying 5.1 per cent on the London Metals Exchange on Tuesday night, followed by another 2.3 per cent surge last night.