Mastercard, Inc. is a technology company, which engages in the global payments industry that connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and business. It offers payment solutions that enables the development and implementation of credit, debit, prepaid, commercial, and payment programs and solutions for consumers and merchants. The company was founded in May 2001 and is headquartered in Purchase, NY.
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Monday, June 22, 2015
Before their share prices started to skyrocket, what was it about REA Group (CODE:REA), Technology One (CODE:TNE) and Slater & Gordon (CODE:SGH) that made fund managers fall head over heels in love?
If you take a fundamental approach to uncovering top growth stocks, you’re more likely to find businesses that have built the foundation that will catapult them to the top of a growth investor’s wish list.
Following this approach, you want to see three key features to make you confident that the business can deliver on its future growth forecasts: top management, strong profitability and a top-notch balance sheet.
Monday, October 27, 2014
After mining and civil services contractor, MACA, negotiated a contract with Beadell Resources last week its share price increased from $1.18 to close the week at $1.37, representing an increase of 16 per cent.
While this is a substantial gain, the company had arguably been oversold and was coming off a 12 month low, which in itself was hard to justify. By any measure MACA has been one of the best performing mining services company since listing on the ASX in November 2010.
Friday, October 17, 2014
In this final post of a three part series, financial journalist Trevor Hoey talks about how he analyses market opportunities and what he looks out for. He also shares his strengths and weaknesses and what lessons he has learnt about investing and what he looks out for in CEO statements. He mentions how to look at sectors and the different things to consider when looking at opportunities in a particular sector.
Monday, September 01, 2014
The past 12 months or so have seen a record number of floats on the sharemarket.
With about $14 billion worth of initial public offerings over the past year, it is the biggest year since the GFC for bringing companies to market.
In the main, investors have been well rewarded. Of the bigger listings, catering and cleaning business Spotless Group, the credit reporting business Veda Group, Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia and Healthscope, the hospital, medical centre and pathology operator, have share prices trading significantly above their float prices.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Which sectors are positioned to offer the best growth opportunities next year?
What top stocks are on Marcus Padley and Chris Batchelor’s radar?
All will be revealed at our live web event this Thursday 19 June at 1pm (AEST).
Book your place at Skaffold’s free live web event now.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
How do you find top to stocks to invest in?
David from Victoria shares his investment criteria and the Skaffold filter settings he uses to find top quality companies. David also as gives some background on his investment strategy.
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.
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.
Monday, February 03, 2014
Following four years of achieving Skaffold’s second highest score for balance sheet quality and business performance, debt purchase and collection business Credit Corp (CCP) has declined to A3.
50 companies updated in the United States instance of Skaffold Global over the weekend, including Google (GOOG), Amazon.com (AMZN), QUALCOMM (QCOM), 3M co (MMM), Mastercard (MA), Colgate-Palmolive, Time Warner Cable (TWC), Harley-Davidson (HOG), Under Armour (UA), Whirlpool Corporation (WHR), Citrix Systems (CYXS) and McCormick & Company (MKC).