Month: March 2018

Dividends in the Australian Banking Sector

It’s very hard to talk about dividends in Australian market without talking about banks. The increase in dividend distributions over the past decade has been primarily driven by the banking sector. Australian listed companies have demonstrated immense strength in terms of dividend growth since the […]

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Are Lithium Stocks Still in Demand?

Australia is one of the leading lithium producers amongst eight countries and contributes significantly to the global production. There are two major resources producing Lithium and are either brine-based deposits or hard-rock mineral deposits. It is to understand that brine-based lithium can be used directly […]

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A See-Through The Franking Credits!

Australia’s dividend imputation system was introduced in late 1980s by Hawke/Keating Government as part of a broad range of income tax reforms and this touched upon the nesting of ‘Franking credit’, which is a type of tax credit representing taxes paid on profits by companies […]

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What is the importance of PE Ratio?

Price-to-earnings (PE) ratio is one of the most widely used financial ratios in the world in equity parlance. Usually, investors love to check the PE multiple of the stock while analysing it before making an investment. PE ratio helps an investor to calculate the price […]

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Dividend Vs Growth Dilemma?

With the emerging scenario where dividend and growth play pivotal roles in many investment decisions, investors generally get attracted to dividends because of the benefits incurred from the franking credits against what is reaped through low-interest bearing term deposits. However, it is to be analysed […]

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Why Dividends Matter?

We all, by now, understand that the word ‘dividend’ in equity parlance comes from the Latin word ‘dividendum’ which means ‘things to be divided’; and a dividend particularly, refers to a reward that is made by the company to its shareholders, usually as a distribution […]

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Australia’s Q4 GDP Growth Erodes!

The recent fears on the US metal tariffs are seen to be diluting a bit with many regions including Canada and Mexico being considered for exclusion from the tariffs as the US seems to be softening its stance on neighboring countries. On the other hand, […]

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