January - March 2004 articles archive home
A meaningless conclusion
In August 2000 Iliad briefly traded below 50c. A year later the share price had doubled, and the year after that it had doubled again. On the last day of 2003 it closed at 550c. Having achieved ‘ten-bagger’ status.
Wednesday, March 31, 2004 ... more
In a nutshell
Isolutions increased turnover but reduced operating and attributable profits ... Sub-Nigel acquired the mineral rights to 32 farms ... Sallies expects to make significant progress ... Pals is still trading at 300c ... Kolusus' quick recovery ...
Tuesday, March 30, 2004 ... more
Pity about the balance sheet
When Sail released its results for the year to 31 December 2003, last week, it claimed they reflected the benefits of the restructuring programme and pointed out that: earnings before finance costs increased by 91%...
Monday, March 29, 2004 ... more
Here’s a ratio you won’t find in a textbook: The earnings per share before gratuity payment to former executive chairman ... That’s about R22billion
Friday, March 26, 2004 ... more
Mostly, good news.
There was, again, a lot of good news in the Advtech results. In the last six months ... Just how expensive shares are depends on how you value them.
Thursday, March 25, 2004 ... more
A worthwhile letter
In his annual letter to shareholders on March 8th, Warren Buffet touched on many things ...
Wednesday, March 24, 2004 ... more
Not to knit-pick, but … Tuesday, March 23, 2004
Why’s AST so expensive? Friday, March 19, 2004
Reefer sanity Thursday, March 18, 2004
What’s that doggie worth? Wednesday, March 17, 2004
Tom and the hawker Tuesday, March 16, 2004
Rough trade from the US Monday, March 15, 2004
A game of snap Friday, March 12, 2004
In case you think you’re good Thursday, March 11, 2004
What’s behind Mobile’s share price? Wednesday, March 10, 2004
Poor cash flows are always a concern Tuesday, March 9, 2004
Can Glodina turn all the way around? Monday, March 8, 2004
Pals should say more Friday, March 5, 2004
Glotec: no debt, no earnings? Thursday, March 4, 2004
How much is that doggie? Wednesday, March 3, 2004
Too much of a gamble? Tuesday, March 2, 2004
Dawn improves earnings again Monday, March 1, 2004
Should Faritec be satisfied? Friday, February 27, 2004
First the good news, now the bad Thursday, February 26, 2004
Whatever’s going on at Iliad? Wednesday, February 25, 2004
Washington Post's ‘Style Invitational’ Tuesday, February 24, 2004
ERP.Com delivers again Monday, February 23, 2004
Frontrange is expensive again Friday, February 20, 2004
Looking at Sasani again Thursday, February 19, 2004
Disappointing, but not expensive Wednesday, February 18, 2004
Is Sasani being too honest? Tuesday, February 17, 2004
Still not overpriced Monday, February 16, 2004
Luck comes and goes; Bankrolls shouldn’t Friday, February 13, 2004
What’s behind the AME price? Thursday, February 12, 2004
Indfin: illiquid and expensive Wednesday, February 11, 2004
When profit drains cash Tuesday, February 10, 2004
Beware the one-sided report. Monday, February 9, 2004
The power of productivity Friday, February 6, 2004
What they said, what it meant Thursday, February 5, 2004
Why bother with fundamentals? Wednesday, February 4, 2004
The times they are not … Tuesday, February 3, 2004
What makes a great investor? Monday, February 2, 2004
Smarter to buy Forim than Alliance? Friday, January 30, 2004
Should you break the rules? Thursday, January 29, 2004
S&J gets to delist after all Wednesday, January 28, 2004
Being naďve has its benefits Tuesday, January 27, 2004
Pretending it is doesn’t make it so Monday, January 26, 2004
Does price matter when there’s no trade? Friday, January 23, 2004
What really happened at Buildmax? Thursday, January 22, 2004
Rough trade from the US Wednesday, January 21, 2004
No shortage of bad news Tuesday, January 20, 2004
Just because it’s easy … Monday, January 19, 2004
Yes, but what if it had all gone badly? Friday, January 16, 2004
Robert Wilson: Without a rope Thursday, January 15, 2004
If only Bill Gates was a classmate Wednesday, January 14, 2004
Did they forget to mention something? Tuesday, January 13, 2004
It’s really hard not to be average Monday, January 12, 2004
Will physics crack the market? Friday, January 9, 2004
What makes them wizards Thursday, January 8, 2004
Mr. Womack, the farmer Wednesday, January 7, 2004
The price of success Tuesday, January 6, 2004
Money’s not important, money’s not … Monday, January 5, 2004
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