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Event Title

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15th Jul, 2017

What happened on the Stock Markets last week?

Balmoral Beach, NSW
 We meet at the beach and discuss- the movement of the stock markets over the week. How are markets behaving & what is impacting them? We like to discuss about the Australian Stock markets but since it is impacted by other markets - it is a good idea to also look at NYSE, NIKKEI, etc

You may wish to look at the newspapers like the Australian Financial Review, and the Australian Stock Exchange website prior to coming to the activity. Please also look at the links on the Stock page of this website to relevant websites like Bloomberg, Google Finance.


This is a great activity to learn to pick the news and happenings affecting companies and their share prices.

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7th May, 2017

Cycling & Cyclical Stocks

Paddington, NSW
Cycle around the Centennial park with the Women's Investment Club and learn about cyclical shares. Cycling is also a metaphor for cyclical stock markets. Are some stocks more cyclical than other? How does one identify cyclical stocks?

If you would like to do some research, go to the links to websites providing research on ourStock Page. 
Stock Page Links

We shall have coffee afterwards at the famous Centential Park cafe.

MEETING PLACE: We shall meet at the 'Bike Hire' at Centennial Park. Location details provided under Additional Information.
 
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21st May, 2016

Stock Picking

Sydney, NSW
 We get together for a popular Stock Picking exercise. This time we are focussing on ENERGY stocks. Each participant picks an Energy stock and presents to the group an analysis of the stock.

Suggestions for anlaysing the stock:

1: What is the definition of energy stock & which are the energy stocks listed on the ASX. Choose one stock.

2: So you have chosen the stock now. How about finding some more information on it. Do a SWOT analysis. S (Strengths), W (Weaknesses), O (Opportunities), W (Weaknesses). Include who are the competitors and new trends in the sector?

Key Points you could cover in doing a SWOT analysis on the stock:

  • i:Are you confident that you understand what the company does? Do you believe its customers will continue to want its products or services for years to come? 

  • ii: Over the past five years, have the company’s sales and profits grown steadily? Are profits growing as fast as, or faster than, turnover? 

  • iii:Are earnings per share growing steadily, in line with sales and profits? Or are there extreme peaks and troughs in the EPS graph that are likely to recur? 

  • iv: Are the people who run the company doing their job well? Are they producing a good return on funds employed? what is the track record of senior executives? Which industries have they worked in before? What are their past success stories? 

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18th Oct, 2012

Stock Picking: Energy Stocks

Sydey, NSW
 We get together for a popular Stock Picking exercise. This time we are focussing on ENERGY stocks. Each participant picks an Energy stock and presents to the group an analysis of the stock.

Suggestions for anlaysing the stock:

1: What is the definition of energy stock & which are the energy stocks listed on the ASX. Choose one stock.

2: So you have chosen the stock now. How about finding some more information on it. Do a SWOT analysis. S (Strengths), W (Weaknesses), O (Opportunities), W (Weaknesses). Include who are the competitors and new trends in the sector?

Key Points you could cover in doing a SWOT analysis on the stock:

  • i:Are you confident that you understand what the company does? Do you believe its customers will continue to want its products or services for years to come? 

  • ii: Over the past five years, have the company’s sales and profits grown steadily? Are profits growing as fast as, or faster than, turnover? 

  • iii:Are earnings per share growing steadily, in line with sales and profits? Or are there extreme peaks and troughs in the EPS graph that are likely to recur? 

  • iv: Are the people who run the company doing their job well? Are they producing a good return on funds employed? what is the track record of senior executives? Which industries have they worked in before? What are their past success stories? 

  • v: Has the stock weathered the economic crisis?

  • vi: Look at the financial indicators for the stock? Price range of the stock in the last 52 weeks? EPS, DPS, Dividend Yield, Capital Growth, Takeovers, Mergers, Sector comparisons?

  • vii: Look at the key shareholders/ownership structure for the company?

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19th Jun, 2012

ASX Investor Hour: Why volatility is an investor's best friend?

Sydney, NSW
 Volatility can test the nerves of even the most seasoned trader, but for the patient and prudent value investor it offers a great advantage.  For those not concerned with the daily ups and downs, and prefer instead to build long term exposure to quality wealth winning businesses, Andrew Page will discuss how to identify (and take advantage of) irrationally low prices.
Andrew is a representative of Teaminvest, a private membership organisation for high net worth individuals.  Andrew has a background as an investment analyst, having worked for a variety of brokers in the past (CommSec and OptionsXpress). Andrew regularly appears on the SKY News Business channel, most often the Your Money, Your Call program. He also writes a blog on Yahoo! Finance.

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10th May, 2012

Learn & Discuss: Sharemarket Strategies

Melbourne, VIC

 

Let us Learn & Discuss: Sharemarket Strategies


Sara Harman from Novus Capital has worked in the Sharemarket for over 30 years. Sara will assist you in understanding the fundamentals of the Sharemarket and how it can work for you, alongside sharing her thoughts, and answering your questions on how to use the market to identify and develop a share portfolio


The discussion will be facilitated by Pauline Taylor, Finance and Economics Consultant. This is your opportunity to address questions to an expert and learn more about how the market works.  
 

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19th Feb, 2012

Breakfast Meeting: What happened on the Stock Markets last week?

Clovelly, NSW
GREAT WAY TO START YOUR SUNDAY!

We meet  early at the beach, catch the sunrise and discuss over a leisurely breakfast- the movement of the stock markets last week. How are markets behaving & what is impacting them?

You may wish to look at the newspapers like the Australian Financial Review, and the Australian Stock Exchange Website prior to coming to the activity. Please also look at the links on the Stock page of this website to relevant websites like Bloomberg, Google Finance.


This is a great activity to learn to pick the news and happenings affecting companies and their share prices.


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22nd Nov, 2011

ASX Investor Hour: Value investing and how to go about it?

Sydney, NSW
Declines in the market over the last year have many people considering when is a good time to buy? Which stocks represent good value and which do not? Successful investing requires a structured and sensible approach. John Abernethy from Clime will share with you his approach to valuing companies on the sharemarket.

John has overall responsibility for funds management at Clime. He has over 25 years experience in funds management and corporate advisory services including ten years at NRMA Investments as the head of equities 
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20th Sep, 2011

ASX Investor Hour: Let's Talk Stocks

Sydney, NSW
Profitable investing is achievable in all market conditions - but you need the right tools. In this month's Sydney Investor Hour Lincoln CEO Elio D'Amato will discuss and assess stocks that you want to know about.  Elio will apply Lincoln's 9 Golden Rules to assess a company's performance, their level of financial health, what is driving their share price and their outlook.  
 
By attending you will also have a chance to ask Elio for his assessment of stocks held in your share portfolio, big or small. 

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6th Aug, 2011

Cycling & Cyclical Stocks

Centennial Park, NSW
Cycle around the Centennial park on late winter afternoon with the Women's Investment Club and learn about cyclical shares. Cycling is also a metaphor for cyclical stock markets. Different time of the year can show specific trends in stock market behaviour. Why is this? Are some stocks more cyclical than other?

If you would like to do some research, go to the links to websites providing research on ourStock Page. 
Stock Page Links

We shall have coffee afterwards at the famous Centential Park cafe.

MEETING PLACE: We shall meet at the 'Bike Hire' at Centennial Park. Location details provided under Additional Information.




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