Subscribe to RSS feed
posted on 22 May 2016  -  1,871 views
Out of the several hundred stocks listed in SGX, how do you choose which one to buy? Use value investing to find the undervalued stocks? Find stocks with huge growth potential? Find income stocks that would give high and stable dividends for many years to come? Or...?
Everyone has their own school of thought (e.g. Value investing, Growth investing, Income investing, etc) for choosing what stock to buy. And of course, different schools of thought would use different metrics to find that best stock.
Value investors would use ratios such as low price-to-earnings (P/E) and price-to-book (P/B) to find undervalued stocks;
growth investors would try to find stocks that are growing faster than the market using metrics such as P/E-to-Growth (PEG) and Return on Capital, while
income investors would be more interested in dividend yield and stable prices historically (e.g. low value at risk). And, even within the same school of thought, people are likely to focus on slightly different metrics to find his/her best stock to buy.
I am happy to share that
iScreener is now available again after the
data switch. Together with it is a
comparator that allows you to compare up to six different stocks side by side.
You can now use these tools in SGXcafe to rank or compare stocks based on metrics that matter to you easily. I have created three profiles for reference, namely
John Neff, Growth Profile, and Value Profile. By the way, all profiles you create will only be seen by you but since many users in SGXcafe are generous and enjoy sharing (as can be seen by the many
shared portfolios), I might add the ability to share your created profile in future. Let me know if you are really keen on this sharing function.
p.s.: You can now also see iScreener profiles in companies' summary pages (e.g.
DBS). And if you create your own profiles, the default profiles will be replaced by yours accordingly.
- Hi Evan,
More innovation of useful features, this is great, well done. I'll be sure to pass the site on to my friends.
22 May 2016 10:56:59
- Thanks :)
22 May 2016 18:12:01
Next Article >
< Previous Article
Portfolio Sharing 2.0
SGXcafe Will Continue To Stay Free
List All Articles
Other articles by evankoh
Everyone has a limited time on earth. Are you making full use of your time? Are you truly doing what you want with your limited time? If money is no concern, would you still be working in the same place where you are now? I would not be. Don't get me wrong; I do have a wonderful job. It pays well, management is great, colleagues are awesome and the workplace is always full of fun. The easiest way to ...
Updates: Dividend Projection, Dividend Details by Month and More
Many users use SGXcafe to track their dividends, and I have received suggestions regarding it. I am always happy to hear from users, and where possible, I do my best to implement them in SGXcafe. This weekend, I spent some time and worked on a few aspects related to dividends: Dividend Projection In Portfolio Report, I have added a feature that projects how much dividends you are likely to receive ...
Play and Become A Better Investor!
As an investor, we often want to believe that we can pick stocks that can beat the market. So I made a game that allows us to test if we could actually pick stocks that can beat the market. The idea is simple: you will be given facts of an anonymous stock on a historical date. Based on the information, you will choose whether to invest or ignore that stock. Once you have made the decision, SGXcafe ...