Equity reports

Get to know your offshore companies: APPLE INC. (NASDAQ: AAPL)

Apple Inc. recently reported their 2nd quarter 2019 results for the period ended 30 March 2019. Net sales decreased by 5% to $58 billion (2018: Q2 $61.1 billion), slightly above analyst expectations of $57.5 billion, while diluted earnings per share came in at $2.46, which was higher than Wall Street consensus of $2.36 per share. […]

Equity reports

Get to know your offshore companies: APPLE INC. (NASDAQ: APPL)

Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers and portable digital music players. The Company sells a range of related software, services, accessories, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. On Tuesday Apple reported their 1st quarter 2019 results for the period ended 31 December 2018. Net sales decreased […]

Markets & Equities

Is the SA stock market on its way up, or on its way to a correction?

Are we naive for wanting to believe in fairy tales? Surely no one would rather believe in the worst possible outcome? Mankind is inclined to believe that all things will turn out for the best, but does this belief system apply to investments as well? When looking at a graph depicting the last 50 years’ […]

Financial Planning Markets & Equities

Warren Buffett’s strong preference for dividends

It doesn’t matter if you are an investment specialist, or if you have no interest in investments whatsoever, when the name Warren Buffett is mentioned, everyone knows who he is and most are aware of the successes that he has managed to achieve for investors worldwide through his company, Berkshire Hathaway. Let’s put our local […]