CATEGORY: ANALYSIS

Earnings Review H1: Thanks To Tb’s, First Bank Earns In 6 Months, 31% More Than What It Earned In The Whole Of 2011

First Bank has been under pressure to boost earnings and bottom line this year following their less than impressive...


Oando Q2 Results Fails To Impress Me, What About You??

On the 24th of July, Oando hosts its Investors Conference Call in Edingburg Scotland with the hope of giving...


Earnings Review H1: Transcorp Result Bouyed By Interest Income

Transnational Corporation, Transcorp released its Q2 results with profit after tax rising 71% to N939m when compared to the...



SKYE BANK 2012 Q2 REVIEW, TIME TO BUY THIS STOCK?

Skye Bank released its Q2 earnings and gladly did not disappoint. The bank kept up with impressive results recently released...


IS DIAMOND BANK COMING BACK FROM THE BRINK? OVER 400% RISE IN Q2 PROFITS

Continuing with my reports for the earnings season, Diamond Bank released its financial results for Q2 2012 and is...


UBA 2012 Q2 PROFITS GROWS BY 162.7%

  UBA Plc just released their 2012 Q2 Financials and shows a 162% increase in profits after taxation. They...


Stock Picks – Top Ten Bank Stocks That May Rise 49% By Year End

I find the recent top ten Banking Stock Review by StanbicIBTC Stock Brokers quite instructive. They highlight the risk the...


PRESCO SHARES, A MISSED OPPORTUNITY TO BUY?

  INTRO Presco Oil is a leading Oil Palm Producer in Nigeria. The company is into oil palm cultivation,...


Q1 Review: IS CHAMS PLC LOOSING IT’S CHARM?

Lately the Nigerian economic landscape has been blanketted with several technological initiatives. The National ID card scheme, the ever...


Q1 REVIEW: DANGOTE SUGAR PLC, A MUST BUY?

Dangote Sugar released its Q1 financials and as expected was impressive. See below;   Revenue The Company made a...


Q1 REVIEW: UNILEVER PLC, STRUGGLING TO LEVEL UP

  Unilever Plc is one of Nigeria’s oldest company. They are the owners of household brands like Lipton, Vaseline,...


Nigerian Breweries Plc vs Guinness Plc, Guess Who did better?

If there is ever anything in Nigeria as close as the Coca Cola Pepsi Co rivalry in Nigeria then...


Is ABC Transport Company on a slippery slide to Financial Oblivion?

Five years ago, just after my wedding, my wife and I decided to spend our honeymoon in the Gold...


Financial Match up – FCMB vs Access Bank: Who did better?

FCMB and Access bank are both banks you want to categorize as medium sized banks. Well, that probably was...


What is an HMO?

An HMOis an acronym for a “Health Maintenance Organisation” in Nigeria. They are companies mandated solely to manage the...


Financial Match Up – GT Bank vs Zenith Bank. Who did better?

I am introducing a new series in my blog called Financial Match up. Here I will match up companies...


Zenith Bank Makes a Profit of N44.2b for the year 2011

Following the shock that ensued after UBA’s announcement of a profit warning for 2011, it was a relief for...