Archive: August, 2020

August 26, 2020

The three essential criteria to look for in a business

By Roger Montgomery

Investing isn’t easy. With so many businesses to evaluate, and so many conflicting opinions about them, it can be extremely hard to make sound investment decisions. To help you in your investment journey, here are the three essential criteria we use when looking for outstanding businesses to invest in. Exclusive Content This is exclusive content to subscribers on rogermontgomery.
August 21, 2020

The magic that happens when companies invest in their business

By Roger Montgomery

I love receiving dividends. Who doesn’t? But companies that pay out a high percentage of their profits are actually harming the long-term returns of their investors. Because, when it comes to making a company more valuable, paying out high dividends is no match for ploughing profits back into the business.
August 21, 2020

How to think like an investor – and not a gambler

By Roger Montgomery

If gambling on shares is your thing, then perhaps this blog is not for you. On the other hand, if what you want are sustainable, growing returns – over the long term – then read on.   Because, below, I set out some simple steps to help you make better investment decisions.
August 5, 2020

Is value investing poised to do well?

One of the most fundamental dichotomies that can be drawn in equity markets is the one that separates “value” from “growth”.  In simple terms, you pick a basic metric – say price to earnings ratio – and you divide the market up into those stocks with a PE ratio above the average (growth stocks) and those with a PE ratio below the average (value stocks).


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