If the share price declines from here say to it’s historical lows of 45p then I hope to have the discipline to buy more. This is what I published when I first bought a position in St Ives (LSE: SIV) on 25 April 2016 at 125p. They are now trading at 54p - an almost 60% decline since I first got in. So today I've bought more staying true to my word. What's Wrong With St … [Read more...] about Long St Ives (LSE: SIV) At 54p
A quick review of the Shares and Stock Markets Portfolio flags AIM-listed Cerillion (LSE: CER) for a once over. My initial thoughts are: 'steady as she goes' which is why I'm not buying more stock in this company but I'm happy to hold for now based on positive news flow (contract wins, dividend increases). I first purchased stock in Cerillion (LSE: CER) back on 23 April … [Read more...] about Cerillion (LSE: CER) Share Price Not Firing But It’s Still A Hold – For Now
1. Make sure the company behind your stock is large Stocks are like women. Different sizes, different temperaments. They are both whimsical and irrational in their behaviour. One minute they can be shooting to the moon, the next they can be crashing to the floor. The investor who invites such volatility can be guaranteed an emotional roller coaster ride without … [Read more...] about The Five Commandments of Value Stocks
Choosing which stocks to buy is never an easy task especially when you have your own hard-earned after tax pounds, sterling and pence on the line - it is must easier to fritter away other people's money. Today's post takes a look at one of my own investments for The Thomas Value Report and specifically how I use a specific price alert (a large decline in a stock's price) to … [Read more...] about How To Choose Which Stocks To Buy
A share is a part ownership of a business listed on the stock market. A person who owns shares is called a shareholder. Stocks and shares are not just numbers on a stock screen. Share prices represent today's price for a company's stock. But what about the price of the business? Does the price of the share accurately reflect the value of the business? The point … [Read more...] about What Is A Share?