The Swatch Group SA (UHR)
The Swatch Group AG engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of finished watches, jewelry, watch movements, and components. It operates through the Watches and Jewelry and Electronic Systems segments. The Watches and Jewelry segment involves in the designs, produces, and markets watches and jewelry. The Electronic Systems segment offers developing, manufacturing, and selling electronic components and sports timing activities. The company was founded by Nicolas G. Hayek in 1983 and is headquartered in Biel, Switzerland.
|Market Price at 22-11-2017
|Price to Earnings Ratio
||SFr. 20'423.55 (million)
|Return on Equity (ROE)
Blog posts that reference The Swatch Group SA:
Thursday, September 29, 2016
The results Adairs presented in August showed a business that is performing strongly. Same store sales revenue increased by 12% plus there were an additional 13 stores opened. After tax profits increased by 19%. Revenues and profits were well above what was forecast in the prospectus.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Skaffold recently added a further 10 stocks to the Swiss market taking the total Swiss stocks covered to almost 50. Switzerland is a small stock market, but it includes some of the world’s largest and most profitable companies.
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Have you ever wondered what stocks your fellow members are researching?
Do other investors love Skaffold’s Summary page as much as you do?
Here are the highlights of what you loved to use in Skaffold in 2014, and what stocks were on your radar.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
In the midst of ASX reporting season, it is easy to forget that global markets are also going through the same process.
Since 22 January 2014 hundreds of companies covered by Skaffold have released their interim or full year results. We looked inside the global markets covered by Skaffold and discovered some interesting opportunities. We’ve identified a handful of new opportunities, which have the qualities of top stocks, across the United States, Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom, Europe and Switzerland.
With Skaffold’s new custom alerting tool it is really easy to keep track of which companies have reported and how their balance sheets have changed since their last financial results.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
In the eight months since May 2013, the share price of Skaffold’s top global stocks has risen, on average, 10%. 15 of the 27 stocks identified in May 2013 have recorded rising share prices averaging just over 25%. Only four stocks have returned share price falls in excess of 10%.
The most impressive share price gains were recorded by Hong Kong listed casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group (up 93%), UK-listed commercial television network ITV plc (up 49%), US-listed Global Payments Inc (up 42%) and Canadian businesses Pason Systems (up 37%) and Canadian Western Bank (up 35%). Four of the top 10 performers are listed on the Canadian Stock Exchange.
Hong Kong also recorded the largest decline, with Skyworth Digital Holdings share price falling 22% since May 2013. UK-listed Old Mutual (down 16%) and Petrofac (down 16%), Canadian supermarket chain Metro Inc (down 15%) and China Overseas Land & Investment, listed on the Hong Kong Exchange (down 9%) posted the largest losses.
Keeping in mind that Australian shares make up only about 2% of the overall world market, it makes sense to open up your investment universe to businesses simply not available on the local exchange.
Monday, August 19, 2013
Comparing the value of the Australian share market as a whole with global indices can be a dangerous and futile exercise. After all, most investors are individual stock-pickers not index huggers. However, once you recognise exactly how top-heavy the ASX is compared to the US and other global markets, you’ll sit up and take notice when analysts have concerns over valuations.
Friday, August 09, 2013
Over the last month more than 825 companies in Skaffold Global have updated to reflect their latest interim or full year financial results. Of those 825 stocks, 344 have seen their Skaffold Scores change.
Microsoft (MSFT) and biopharmaceutical manufacturer Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) have joined the US A1 club, alongside Boeing Company (BA), Mastercard (MA) and Eli Lilly (LLY). In Europe Hugo Boss (BOSS) fell from A1 to A2 whilst London-listed gambling company William Hill jumped from B2 (2011 full year to A1.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Whilst there will always be opportunities in Australia, it is now easier than ever to diversify your portfolio and access a broader range of opportunities that are only available through overseas exchanges.
Recent research found that almost 50% of Skaffold members believe global markets will offer the best growth over the next 12 months, compared to just 9% who thought the ASX would offer the highest returns.
For investors seeking value stocks right now US stocks that make the grade include Oracle Corporation (ORCL), Ben Bath & Beyond (BBBY), Amgen Inc (AMGN), Fossil Inc (FOSL) and Global Payments Inc (GPN). Read on to discover the other opportunities we found in Skaffold Global the recently.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Which global market holds the highest quality stocks? Where is the best value? And which market holds the largest number of top quality growth stocks? Today in Skaffold the European market offers the best value for money, with almost 30% of covered stocks trading at prices less than their intrinsic value. Of all markets covered by Skaffold, Hong Kong has the highest percentage of companies rated A1, followed by Singapore, the US and the United Kingdom. Impressively, 20% of Australia’s largest 200 companies achieved Skaffold’s highest A1 or A2 scores for quality and performance.