Tag Archives: cba.asx

Too Late to Buy Dividends?

A big driver of share market gains since the middle of last year is the theme of dividend yields. This is a return to investment basics – real assets produce returns, either income or capital. Investors with long time frames … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Market, Shares, Stocks, Trading | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Australia – What to Buy?

Among investors, cash levels remain high. Those who gritted their teeth last year and trusted the dividend yield numbers are in most cases sitting on strong gains over the last 6 months – and the better than 19% total return … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Market, Shares, Stocks, Trading | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Diversify or Rotate?

The Australian share market is up 16% from its June lows. Investors brave enough to buy an index portfolio near the lows are now sitting on gains of around 20% over six months, once dividends are included. Of course, those … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Market, Shares, Stocks, Trading | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Updated – Dividend Yields, Telstra and the Big Four

The table below shows the actual and estimated dividend yields for Telstra and the Big Four Banks. While the capital risks of share investment are substantially different to term deposits, investors may judge that the substantially higher yields are worth … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Market, Shares, Stocks | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Dividend Yield Update – Telstra and the Big Banks

Dividend yields are now a key driver of investment in Australian shares – and to some extent, are predictive for traders. Banks’, and Telstra’s, share prices have risen. Additionally, ANZ and NAB announced dividends for November, and Telstra affirmed a … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Market, Shares, Stocks, Trading | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Pairs for Performance

Professional investors watch the two largest sectors of the Australian share market very closely. Financial and Materials (largely miners) make up around two thirds of the value of all companies in the Australia 200 Index. The big picture view is … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Market, Shares, Stocks, Trading | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Dividend Yields – Telstra and the Big Four Banks

The investment outlook is considerably improved by recent events. The ECB head, Mario Draghi, has come up with a viable plan for Europe, and the US Fed is embarking on a third round of asset purchases. While caution is still … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Bonds, Market, Shares, Stocks, Trading | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments