CATEGORY: INVESTING

Official Glossary Of Financial Terminologies Used In Investing In Nigeria

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 from personal finance to investing...


Fixed Deposits Vs Treasury Bills? What Provides Better Return On Your Money?

Fixed Deposits Vs Treasury Bills? What Provides Better Return On Your Money?

  I was recently approached by my Account Officer asking that I get some of my contacts to place some money in a fixed...


Buy, Sell or Hold: FBN Holdings Plc

Buy, Sell or Hold: FBN Holdings Plc

  The Banking industry have been faced with multifaceted challenges over the last decade. Banking consolidations, Universal Banking, Margin Loans, Banking Tsunami, Stock Market...



Buy, Sell Or Hold: Dangote Sugar Plc

Buy, Sell Or Hold: Dangote Sugar Plc

[upme_private]Back in April 2013 I had suggested a buy opportunity for Dangote Sugar. The price was N8.3 per share and a price earnings multiple...


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

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 is also not a regular...


How Investing Bonds And TB’s Can Turn You Into A Millionaire

How Investing Bonds And TB’s Can Turn You Into A Millionaire

  Lately I have received emails from my readers requesting that I suggest for them stocks which they can buy. Most of them are...


The Stock Market Is Like A Gadget Shop And Why Investment Forums Are Like The Ram Market

The Stock Market Is Like A Gadget Shop And Why Investment Forums Are Like The Ram Market

  In a Gadget shop you see lots of innovating products and design that endear you. Despite their beauty and usefulness some of the...


NAHCO Appoints First Female Northern Insurer As Director

NAHCO Appoints First Female Northern Insurer As Director

APPOINTMENT OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS OF NIGERIA AVIATION HANDLING COMPANY PLC- The Company notified The Exchange of the appointment of a non-executive Director; Mr. Ahmed...


Ashaka Cement Appoints Two New Directors

Ashaka Cement Appoints Two New Directors

ASHAKA CEMENT PLC: APPOINTMENT OF NEW DIRECTORS- The Company notified The Exchange of the appointment of two new Directors; Lamido Abba Tukur and HRH...


Ask Ugometrics: When Should I Not Invest??

Ask Ugometrics: When Should I Not Invest??

  Every now and then we hear financial experts like me (just joking) advice people to invest money regularly and not spend all the...


Buy Sell Or Hold: Skye Bank Plc

Buy Sell Or Hold: Skye Bank Plc

  A few weeks ago I read an article about how lowly valued Nigerian banking stocks are. The report also claimed their P.E ratios...


I love to look at Revenue Reserves and This is Why

I love to look at Revenue Reserves and This is Why

  Revenue reserves otherwise known as your distributable profits are the profits your business has made over the years which it has yet to...


Now They Are Noticing: Investors Are Scared The Stock Market Is Riding A Bubble

Now They Are Noticing: Investors Are Scared The Stock Market Is Riding A Bubble

Investors are valuing shares of Nestle SA and Unilever’s Nigerian units at about twice the level of their European parents, as faster growth in...


Why Revenues Are Sometimes More Important Than Profits

Why Revenues Are Sometimes More Important Than Profits

  There are times in business when it is actually more important to look at revenues and not profit. Whilst profitability is important in...


Buy, Sell Or Hold: Diamond Bank Plc

Buy, Sell Or Hold: Diamond Bank Plc

  Two months ago I reviewed Diamond Bank Plc 2013 Q1 results and suggested I’d decline to buy if a buy opportunity was presented...


Nestle Md Retires, Company Appoints New South African MD

Nestle Md Retires, Company Appoints New South African MD

The Company notified The Exchange of the retirement of Chief Olusegun Osunkeye as a Director and Chairman of the Board Directors of Nestle Nigeria...


Vitafoam Plc – Buy, Sell Or Hold?

Vitafoam Plc – Buy, Sell Or Hold?

These days everything can be bought online and delivered to your house. It is the new trend and some manufacturers don’t think they should...


Nigerian Breweries Plc – Buy, Sell Or Hold?

Nigerian Breweries Plc – Buy, Sell Or Hold?

  Gulder, Star, Heineken, Maltina, Fayrouz! Nigerian Breweries Plc is visibly the most recognised beer brand in Nigeria. Their collection of beverages ensures their...


Wrist Watches As An Investment Option? N3Million Wrist Watch Worth 30% More In A Year

Wrist Watches As An Investment Option? N3Million Wrist Watch Worth 30% More In A Year

I thought this was a remarkable piece if reporting from Buisnessday Nigeria. They report Nigerians are increasingly investing in Wrist Watches, just like you...


How To Compute Capital Gains Tax In Nigeria – Beginners Guide

  What is Capital Gains Tax and How do I compute it? Capital Gains Tax is a tax on the profit obtained from a...


WHY “GET MY MONEY BACK” MAKES LITTLE SENSE

  Johnny had a brilliant business idea and decided to perform a personal feasibility study. On conclusion, he figured if he invested N5million in...


How To Kill A Business….Quickly

How To Kill A Business….Quickly

  Back in school one of my favorite topics was the M&M theory. The theorem states that, “under a certain market price process (the classical random...


Review: Updc Reits Offer – To Buy Or Not

Review: Updc Reits Offer – To Buy Or Not

  Offer Value – N30billion Offer Price – N10 per unit Opening Date – February 19 Closing Date – March 28 Fund Promoter –...


NOKIA APPOINTS NICK IMUDIA AS MD FOR WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA

NOKIA APPOINTS NICK IMUDIA AS MD FOR WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA

  Nokia has appointed Nick Imudia as managing director for its West and Central Africa operations. Covering a territory that includes Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast,...


NIGERIAN TREASURY BILLS YIELD NOW AT 16 MONTH LOW

The CBN announced that its one year Treasury Bill Yield fell to its lowest in about 16 months as off shore demand swarmed bids.?The...


REVIEW: GUINNESS NIGERIA PLC RESULTS SHOW SHRINKING MARGINS

There have been so many quotes about greatness in the past but none as short and precise of that of a French Mathematician in...


ACADEMY PRESS – NO PRESSURE TO DELIVER

Imagine owning a business that earns you a profit of N40,000 for every N1million it generates in revenue, meaning the remaining N960,000 is spent...


RED STAR EXPRESS – DELIVERING RETURNS TO INVESTORS

Red Star Express Plc is a leading logistics and delivery firm which recently appeared on the news when they acquired an airside facility at...


INTERNATIONAL BREWERIES – DRINK UP, OUR SHARES IS STILL RISING

INTERNATIONAL BREWERIES – DRINK UP, OUR SHARES IS STILL RISING

Take a sit, relax and here…. have a cold beer. Except that it is not one of your regulars. This one is called Castle...


OFFICIAL – ERNEST NDUKWE JOINS ACCESS BANK BOARD

OFFICIAL – ERNEST NDUKWE JOINS ACCESS BANK BOARD

According to Thisday, Ernest Ndukwe has just joined the board od Access Bank Plc as a Non-Executive Director. Ernest Ndukwe if you recall was...