Features individual, unbiased analysis of the results from 98 of Australia's leading companies using author's proven criteria, with a focus on profitability, dividends and debt levels; and comprehensive research on each company's overall outlook and tables ranking all companies according to financial data.
Martin Roth once again applies his tried-and-tested selection criteria and rigorous analysis to determine the best public companies (representing low-risk, long-term value) for share buyers in 2014. This definitive guide to the top Australian listed companies presents all the key information in an easy-to-read format, giving any share buyer, regardless of their experience, the chance to build a successful stock portfolio.
Every investor – no matter how big or small their portfolio – needs to be armed with clear, objective information on the performance and outlook for the companies they're considering. Top Stocks 2014 looks beyond share prices to present the investor with an accessible guide to the best of the best of the Australian share market – starting with the All Ordinaries index and applying a meticulous set of criteria to distill a concise selection of premium companies across market sectors.
Top Stocks 2014 cuts through the noise and hype to assess every company on the same criteria, with a focus on profitability, debt levels, and dividends. Inside you'll find:
- Individual, unbiased analysis of the latest results from top Australian companies.
- Comparative sales and profits data, and in-depth ratio analysis.
- Comprehensive research detailing each company's overall outlook.
- Additional tables that rank all companies according to financial data.
is one of Australia's leading financial writers. After graduating in law from Auckland University, he embarked on a career in journalism, and has worked on daily newspapers in New Zealand, Australia, England and Greece. For seventeen years he lived in Japan, and as a Tokyo-based foreign correspondent his reports from Asia appeared in publications around the world, including the Guardian in the UK and the Wall Street Journal in the US. He has also spent six months working on kibbutzim in Israel, and was for seven years a securities analyst with British merchant banks. He now lives