CATEGORY: INVESTING

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 this the time to buy Transcorp Shares?

In the hey days of President Obasanjo the government announced a grand plan to support the setting up of...


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...


Why I may not buy Union Banks Right Issue

Union Bank Plc, one of Nigeria’s oldest banks has for over a month now offered for sale shares in...


Investing in Nigerian Bonds – Beginners Guide

I’m sure you’ve probably come across the word “Bonds” before. Either in the news, online or on the pages...