Analysis:NTPM

July 5, 2007

Current Ratio: Going Down

-NTPM might have difficulties in settling its current liabilities.

Debt/Profit: Going Up

-Not a good sign for a company which needs to stay competitive

Net Profit Margin:Going Down

-Due to raising cost of raw materials and operating expenses.

Return On Asset (ROA):Going Down

-Inefficiency in utilizing assets

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What is Value Investing? Part 9

June 12, 2007

There you have it,eight parts on value investing. Part 9 will touch on corporate governance. But this part will be explained by my fellow friend, Ben McClure.Anyway, Who is this guy?

But before we go to that topic,let’s learn about The Basics of Corporate Structure.

In summary,

Step 1: Read ‘Who is this Guy’?

Step 2: Read ‘The Basics of Corporate Structure’

Step 3: Read ‘Corporate Governance’

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What is Value Investing? Part 8

June 3, 2007

Now,you need to read all audited financial statements provided by the KLSE. Take extra notice on the foot notes and analyze financial ratios in the financial statements. You might need to study about financial statements from Investopedia and other websites.

Summarize all the computation on the financial ratio and % changes from year to year. Dig more information if there are large increment/decrease in any figures. Get to know what the company is trying to hide behind the financial statements…(continue)