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Earnings Review H1: Lafarge Cementing Its No 2 Position

Earnings Review H1: Lafarge Cementing Its No 2 Position

Lafarge the dominant Cement Company released its 2012 Half Year results and true to its Q1 showing may have impressed yet again. Revenue Turnover...


Earnings Review H1: Utc Is Back Yes, But May Be Back In Decline!

Earnings Review H1: Utc Is Back Yes, But May Be Back In Decline!

UTC or United Trading Company as they were once called was a house hold name back in the days Nigeria. After years of inactivity...


Earnings Review H1: Zenith Bank Earnings Don’t Add Up But Still Beat Estimates

Earnings Review H1: Zenith Bank Earnings Don’t Add Up But Still Beat Estimates

Zenith Bank released H1 earnings report at the end of last week and didn’t fall behind in earnings and revenue expectations. However, we didn’t...



Earnings Review H1: Nigerian Breweries Shares Make Me Thirsty !!!

Earnings Review H1: Nigerian Breweries Shares Make Me Thirsty !!!

Nigerian Breweries has in recent years remained one of the most consistent performers in the Nigerian Stock Market. It has continued to improve on...


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

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 2011 financials which put them...


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

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 Investors an insight into the...


Earnings Review H1: Transcorp  Result Bouyed By Interest Income

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 same period last year. This...


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

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 by Diamond Bank, UBA growing...


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

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 widely hailed as a possible...


UBA 2012 Q2 PROFITS GROWS BY 162.7%

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 made a profit after tax...


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

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 banks face if the Naira...


PRESCO SHARES, A MISSED OPPORTUNITY TO BUY?

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, extraction, refining and fractionation of...


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

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 increasing use of the ATM...


Q1 REVIEW: DANGOTE SUGAR PLC, A MUST BUY?

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 revenue of N26.7b for the...


Q1 REVIEW: UNILEVER PLC, STRUGGLING TO LEVEL UP

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, Knorr, Blue Band, Close Up...


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 Coast popularly called Ghana. At...


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 a few years ago as...


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 in the same line of...


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 investors when Zenith Bank announced...