Authorised Capital: How it is different from Paid-up capital?
Consider a glass which is full of water. The volume of water which occupies full glass is symbolic of authorised capital. Paid-up capital is only a portion of authorised capital MANI[sh]Investment1 ‘Authorised Share Capital’ and ‘Paid Up Share Capital’ are two terms that we as investors must know about. Why? Because changes in the numbers of these metrics can effect our investment returns (read here). Company needs capital to establish its assets and run its operations. From […]
Why I got interested in the concept of Net Asset Value (NAV)? Because it helped me to see my portfolio-building from the eyes of a mutual fund manager. Generally, I build my savings under several heads (like saving#1, saving#2 etc). Overtime, savings keeps accumulating under each head. When it becomes sufficiently large, I use a part of it and lock them in investments. So the money that flows into my investment portfolio, is in a staggered way. If the […]
Financial ratio analysis is so popular because it make analyzing of stocks comparatively easier. People can use ratios to compare between two companies and draw conclusions MANI[sh]Investment3 [This article comes in a series of articles written about the fundamental analysis]. People who are interested in long term investing in stocks knows about financial ratio analysis. If you have heard about terms like price to earning ratio, price to book value ratio etc, you know ratios. But in this financial ratio analysis we will go beyond […]
In a book called ‘The Intelligent Investor’ by Benjamin Graham, the author has categorised investors into two types: Defensive and Enterprising investors. In this book, Benjamin Graham suggests which type of stocks is suitable for which type of investor. This kind of know-how is particularly helpful for beginners. Even experienced investors can take clues from it and refine their stock picking methodology. The points explained by Graham in his book is not only logical but also seems to […]
The upcoming budget for the Chicago Public Schools will rely on $500 million in yet-to-be-enacted pension savings by Illinois, school officials said on Monday.