I remember watching BNN around the time of the recession and listening to the analysts say buy Discount stores. At the time, he talked about how people are now looking to save money and are seeking to find good prices for everyday items. He stated that discount stores were a way to capitalize on the market based on the needs of the time.
Five years later, I still believe these stores are a buy or at least should be on
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A few days ago, I was reading an article by Matt Doiron regarding insider buying. An attraction to finding stocks with insider buying is that over the long-term they tend to outperform the market. In another article by Meena Krishnamsetty she states “In raw returns, insider purchases beat the market returns by 11.2% per year”. Even though I don’t believe this is the only reason to buy a stock, it does provide a level of confidence in that management believes
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Profitability is a class of financial metrics used to assess a business’ ability to generate earnings compared with expenses and other relevant costs incurred during a specific period of time. In this section, we will look at four tests of profitability. They are: Net Income, Operating Cash Flow, Return on Assets, and Quality of Earnings. From these four metrics, we will establish if the company is making money, and gauge the quality of the reported profits.
Net Income 2010
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There are many metrics involved in understanding the debt of a company, but for this article, I will look at Coca-Cola Corporation’s (KO) total debt, total liabilities, debt ratios and WACC.
1. Total Debt = Long-Term Debt + Short-Term Debt
Debt is an amount of money borrowed by one party from another, and must be paid back. Total debt is the sum of long-term debt, which is debt that is due in one year or more, and short-term debt, which
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