Is India Entering The Eye of Economic Storm?

While the COVID Pandemic has broken every country’s back, India’s economy was breaking down post-2015 November demonetization. The GST rollout was another blow to small businesses. While the stock market celebrated GST because they anticipated that the unorganized sector will be sucked out dry by the organized sector, everyone forgot that the unorganized sector is…

Why The Strong Stock Market is Justified

On March 22, 2020, we witnessed the bottom in stock market. At least in India and USA. I do not track other markets closely enough to comment on them. While the economy in India is barely walking at best, why is the stock market running? Isn’t stock market supposed to reflect economy? While US markets…

Why IT Consultants In India Will Get Fewer Onsite Opportunities in the future?

I joined my first job on 10th December 2007 as an IT consultant. Although my designation was Programmer Analyst trainee my understanding of the industry was a big zero. I used to think in an IT consulting firm I will be able to work on actual software programs and be part of developing products like…

What Do The Dividend Yield And Dividend Payout Ratios Tell An Investor?

Dividend yield and dividend payout ratio are great matrices to find out if one should invest in a stock if you are looking for dividend income. Although the dividend yield is different than the dividend payout ratio. In my opinion, the dividend payout ratio is a more important and comparatively more stable indicator. Because it…

Why Am I Bullish On ITC Ltd.?

ITC brands

The tobacco giant sells 80% of legal cigarettes in India. When compared with British Tobacco or Altria Group, they have better brands and more products of course, and they are present in more countries than ITC. Anyway, while cigarettes volumes are going down and hopefully that is a good thing for society in long term,…

Can IT Employees Work From Home In India?

Since March 2020, I have been working from home. Although I am in the USA I have worked with my team in Chennai, India. And there are team members in the Central time zone. I am writing this post after working in this mode for the last few months, as I think I know enough…

How Does Saving Money Fit Into A Budgeting?

budgeting

According to Warren Buffet, you should first save money, then spend the rest. I personally agree with that. But I had an advantage, which many do not. I never had any significant debt. I use credit cards but to earn cash back, and do not carry a balance, so never paid any interest. But, if…

What Problems ITC Ltd. Has As A Business?

is ITC undervalued

I am an ITC shareholder. And I have been increasing my holding for the last 3 years. On 26th June 2020, ITC declared a 10.15 rs dividend for the year 2019-2020. And I noticed there was a group of cheerleaders who came into action. ITC proudly declared that their PAT has grown etc. I do…

What Does Forward Annual Dividend Yield Tell About A Company List?

Forward Annual Dividend Yield

I will use Coke to explain the Forward Annual Dividend Yield, and we will discuss other possibilities. I hold Coke because I know the business and whoever heard about Warren Buffet, probably knows that KO is one of his favorite businesses. So this is a screenshot from Yahoo Finance. You can get all this information…