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  • Half the price in 5 years

    In 5 years, HSBC share price went from €3.20 (and even higher at times) to €1.60. Are we expecting the price to stabilise at current rate or perhaps ...
    Michel Bugeja 9 months ago

    • It seems there is an appreciation of HSBC business efforts. Shares are trading €2.05 ex d...
      Michel Bugeja 3 months ago

    • @Bugeja4455, I believe that the higher share price reflects the expectation of higher inte...
      Chris Grech 3 months ago

  • Investar plc increases its interest in GlobalCapital from 8.93% to 52....

    During the first half of 2016, GlobalCapital Plc pursued a Rights’ Issue increasing the Group’s share capital by 127%. This was successfully launched ...
    Chris Grech 10 months ago

  • Drop in Revenues H1 2016 vs H1 2015

    The reduction is mainly due to a slow-down in the provision of shore base logistics as a result of exploratory drilling activity in Cyprus being put o...
    Chris Grech 10 months ago

  • Large Inventory write-off

    During the six months ended 30 June 2016, the Group wrote down €3,302,916 of inventories following thorough stock take. This expense is included in ot...
    Chris Grech 10 months ago

  • Value of IC Cesme Marina - was the investment a good decision?

    The financial statements for the y/e Dec15 state that "property valuers, CBRE Ltd, a worldwide leader in real estate services, valued Cesme Marina(bas...
    Chris Grech 1 year ago

    • On a second note, do you know when the next AGM will take place (my holding is under nomin...
      Ivan Grech 1 year ago

    • Dear Chris,Would like to have your opinion o this. I am a shareholder of GHM. I think that...
      Ivan Grech 1 year ago

    • According to the two company announcements below, the GHM Annual General Meeting is around...
      Christian Bonanno 1 year ago

  • Main driver for increased profitability for 2015

    The company's PBT increased from EUR83k in 2014 to EUR4m in 2015. This increase is mainly explained by an increase in investment income of EUR3.5m, wh...
    Chris Grech 1 year ago

  • Increase in admin costs and decrease in impairments

    Growth in costs is mainly attributable to higher HR costs following the signing of the Collective Agreement inDecember 2015. Net impairment allowances...
    Chris Grech 1 year ago

  • Why the sudden drop in RS2 share price?

    Does anyone have any idea why the huge sudden drop in RS2 share price?I couldn't find any recent company announcements on MSE nor any recent news onli...
    Terence Gatt 1 year ago

    • I am going to answer your question by asking you another question. Do you have any idea wh...
      Christian Bonanno 1 year ago

    • Good point.Thanks! Although, in hindsight, I think it also created a selling frenzy at the...
      Terence Gatt 1 year ago

  • What about the future of Global Capital?

    Global Capital seems to be making losses every year. Albeit not having any investment in their products, I am concerned for friends or family members ...
    Ramon Mangion 2 years ago

    • Do you have an opinion on the EIP purchase? Seems that the company has been given a reshuf...
      Ivan Grech 1 year ago

    • I believe that the EIP purchase will bring some stability back to the future of GC. The la...
      Alexandra Vella Farrugia 1 year ago

    • Thanks for your detailed answer.
      Ivan Grech 1 year ago

  • Go offer price?

    Anyone venture what GO is worth now, per share, to a potential bidder?
    Joe Borg 2 years ago

    • Enterprise value, anyone?
      Joe Borg 1 year ago

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  • HSBC may be more appealing to the investor because it's dividend yield is higer and its Return on Equity is higher when compared to BOV. HSBC is more ...
    George Farrugia 5 years ago

    • True - the BOV Property Fund may not be over yet but the increased compensation is limited...
      George Farrugia 5 years ago

    • Mr Farrugia, you may wish to read the 2012 Preliminary Statements of Annual Results (also...
      Tommy Borg 5 years ago

    • Good point - I missed that!
      George Farrugia 5 years ago

  • Does anyone of you know why the share price of HSBC Bank Malta plc has been decreasing during the past year? Could this be due to the fact that HSBC h...
    Christian Bonanno 3 years ago

    • I heard that rumour too. But even if it is true, this information should not depress net i...
      Chris Grech 3 years ago

    • Do you think that with the 5.2 gross dividend per share and with the bonus share for each ...
      Christian Bonanno 3 years ago

    • I think the bonus issue is irrelevant when considering whether a company is worth holding ...
      Chris Grech 3 years ago

  • Profitable company selling at a cheap price

    The P/E ratio of BOV now stands at 7.62x. (HSBC & Lombard are both 12.3x). This is a company with a huge goodwill, a credit rating (few banks in Malta...
    Chris Grech 4 years ago

    • bov can increase the capital by a rights or bond issue. this will effect the price when th...
      joe ciantar 4 years ago

    • @ciajoe, another user pointed out that the net dividend yield is lower (5%). Still a healt...
      Chris Grech 4 years ago

    • was referring to the market price because of the rights issue price that the board will de...
      joe ciantar 4 years ago

  • ratios

    will you be kind enough and explain in brief and in layman's terms what is the acid test ratio?? Thank you very much.
    joe ciantar 4 years ago

    • Thank you for the info. But at 20P/E ratio do you still think that this healthy? What is ...
      joe ciantar 4 years ago

    • @ciajoe - I guess it is difficult to assess whether a RS2's P/E of 20 is expensive or othe...
      Chris Grech 4 years ago

    • Hi sorry for late reply. The explanation given is very appreciated. gave me basis for a g...
      joe ciantar 4 years ago

  • Lombard bank has a big stake in Maltapost and so it is understandable that if the share of Maltapost goes down, so should Lombard's. What is interesti...
    Andre Borg 5 years ago

    • Saying that - Lombard has the highest P/E ratio when compared to other banks and few other...
      Andre Borg 5 years ago

    • Refer to the recently published revision of postal tariffs. Good news for LOM and MTP. ...
      Calvin Bartolo 5 years ago

    • Mr. Attard, when you look at the P/E5 you see that LOM is in fact 8.6. This is quite cheap...
      Vincent Bartoli 5 years ago

  • Loqus is trading a record lows but still overpriced

    Loqus posted €841k loss and as a result its equity decreased by 30%. Share price is trading at 1.76 times its NAV. Why should I pay a goodwill to buy ...
    Chris Attard 4 years ago

    • Not sure I follow you. The trading costs of acquiring €2,000 worth of LQS shares is equal ...
      Chris Grech 4 years ago

    • I think bull bear refers to the fact that when considering that yesterday 1133 shares exch...
      Calvin Bartolo 4 years ago

    • Interesting perspective - I agree that a small purchase of LQS is expensive.
      Chris Grech 4 years ago

  • GO approaches 3 year high

    The share price jumped recently. To my knowledge no new information was published by the company and no recent events occurred. What drove the recent ...
    James Azzopardi 3 years ago

    • @mfgrech, I disagree that the rights issue in Forthnet increases value in GO's accounts. G...
      Chris Grech 3 years ago

    • @grech293, let me explain how the Forthnet rights issue was a catalyst to increase the val...
      Michel Grech 3 years ago

    • @mfgrech - hands down this was a great comment. Thanks for sharing!
      Chris Grech 3 years ago

  • Tigne Mall shares trading at P/E of 28

    This is crazy! Why would I pay such a premium when a similar company (such as Plaza) trades at a lower P/E Multiple? P/E Multiples are usually associa...
    James Azzopardi 3 years ago

    • HSBC trading ex-bonus is a completely different argument to TML's high P/E ratio. Also, th...
      Chris Grech 3 years ago

    • Correct .What I was refering to was the fact that after a bonus issue, the equity will tra...
      joe ciantar 3 years ago

    • Which ratios in particular are you saying that will move proportionately? I disagree that ...
      Chris Grech 3 years ago

  • Local market

    Why but why is the market sentiment towards HSBC so BAD.Do you believe that there could be something wrong with this company.could it be that HSBC is ...
    joe ciantar 3 years ago

    • The majority of shareholders never heard of AQR! Most would blame MFSA for introducing BR/...
      Lawrence Mifsud 3 years ago

    • I don't think that the decline in share price is specific to HSBC. Both BOV and HSBC share...
      Chris Grech 3 years ago

    • in my opinion Bov fell in price because of lower profits resulting in less dividends and a...
      Kevin Caruana 3 years ago

  • What about the future of Global Capital?

    Global Capital seems to be making losses every year. Albeit not having any investment in their products, I am concerned for friends or family members ...
    Ramon Mangion 2 years ago

    • Do you have an opinion on the EIP purchase? Seems that the company has been given a reshuf...
      Ivan Grech 1 year ago

    • I believe that the EIP purchase will bring some stability back to the future of GC. The la...
      Alexandra Vella Farrugia 1 year ago

    • Thanks for your detailed answer.
      Ivan Grech 1 year ago

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