CATEGORY: INVESTING TIPS

How Not To Invest In Shares

Bright decided it was time to get into the stock market business and decided to open an account with...


This Is Your Official Treasury Bills Calendar For Second Quarter 2014

  The Central Bank has released its official Treasury Bills program for the second quarter of the year 2014. The...


How To Monetize Old Share Certificates and Locate Missing Stocks

  Are you one of those people with dozens of share certificates and dividend warrants stashed in a drawer...



How To Value Loss Making Companies

Investing in unprofitable companies is generally a high-risk, high-reward proposition, but one that many investors seem willing to make....


10 Actions That Can Make You a Succesful Investor

There is no one route to becoming a successful investor. In fact most investors will tell you different stories...


What Is A Stock Split and How It Affects You

A stock split is a process whereby a company splits a unit of its shares to make it more...


What Is A Share Reconstruction and How It Affects You

Share Reconstruction A Share Reconstruction otherwise known as a reverse stock split is a process whereby a company reduces the total...


Difference Between Coupon And Yield

I had the problem of distinguishing between these two inverting terminologies in the early part of my introduction into...


How a stock’s trading volume can affect share price

Value Investors are not usually concerned about the ups and downs of share price. They spend more time analysing...


Why Warren Buffet prefers not to pay Dividends

Shareholders in Nigeria are quite used to expecting two types of returns from companies. Dividends (including script) and Capital...


Relationship Between Revenue Reserves and Dividends

Investments in stock markets usually have two ways of providing returns to investors. They are via dividend payments (cash...


What It Means To Hold To Maturity

You may have come across the phrase “Hold to maturity” or as a term ‘HTM” when you are reading...


SIMPLE GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING PRICE EARNINGS RATIOS

  If you are new to investing in stocks, one of the frequently used investing terms you would soon...


Simple And Quick Way To Calculate Bonus Shares In Nigeria

A bonus issue is usually reported as X nos of Shares for every Y nos of shares held. However,...


Definition: What Is A Bonus Issue In Nigeria

  If you own shares in publicly quoted companies, then it is most likely that you may have been...


The Good And Bad Of “Kobo” Stocks

Someone once told me he was buying a particular stock in droves because he thought the shares was so...


Definition: What Is A Call Account?

A Call Account is a flexible instrument that allows you save and earn interest while having access to your...


Approved Markets and Instruments/Investments For PFA’s To Invest Your Pension Fund Assets In Nigeria

  The Pension Fund Administrators are periodically issued guidelines stipulating where, when and how they can invest pension fund...


Official Glossary Of Financial Terminologies Used In Investing In Nigeria

One of my major goals for Ugometrics is to help simplify Financial Jargons and terminologies. However, as one swings...


Why Now Is The Best Time To Invest In The Money Market

Did you know the Nigerian economy today is even more favourable to savers than to borrowers and spenders. This...