Look at the whole business, including debt, for a clearer view of valuation, advises Richard Beddard.
Markets have stormed ahead in 2017, but the formal countdown to Brexit puts the security of equity income firmly in the spotlight.
We may be best advised to get set for the lows after the highs of the QE sugar rush, suggests Andrew Pitts as he deploys his portfolio’s cash holding to buy inflation-linked bonds.
In the first of a two-part series, analyst Richard Beddard names five great companies to use up your Isa allowance. Part 2 next week.
Price/earnings ratio, when expressed as earnings yield, means you can compare shares with returns on assets such as bonds and cash.
Investors enjoyed the fruits of exuberant market performance in 2016 despite emergent political risks, but they face great uncertainty in 2017.
Britvic and other soft drinks manufacturers may be following tobacco, gambling and alcohol firms into the sin stock category, says Richard Beddard.
It would be good for shareholders if bosses held shares for the long term in the firms they run, says Richard Beddard
Our establishment of clever-clogs is licking its wounds as equity markets march higher. Plump for reliability to ride out Brexit uncertainties.
Like many investors, Money Observer's associate editor Andrew Pitts prepares for 2017 by assessing his investment decisions in 2016.