Book Review: Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits

Common Stocks and Uncommon ProfitsI am very sure many people have heard of investment guru Mr Philip A. Fisher. By chance, I came across this book called “Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits” at the National Library.

The book wrote about the life of Mr Philip A. Fisher and how he got started into stock investing. During World War II, Mr Philip A. Fisher spent three and a half years in the Army Air Force, engaging in various desk jobs. During this period, he spent his spare time reviewing successful and unsuccessful investment actions that he and other people have taken and came up with certain investment principles.

In this book, Mr Philip A. Fisher shared his investment philosophies such as fifteen points to look for in a common stock. Read More

ST Engineering Aerospace and Electronics Balance Up Weak Marine Sector

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ST Engineering announces its third quarter 2015 results on 6th November 2015. Revenue fell 3% to $1.50 billion from $1.55 billion as compared to the same quarter last financial year. Profit Before Tax (PBT) is expected to be lower than 2014.

ST Engineering 3Q 2015 Results

Revenue By Sector

Aerospace

The revenue for the Aerospace sector is $506 million, up 8% as compared to 3Q2014.

The was due to higher engines output in the Component/Engine Repair & Overhaul business group that
was partially offset by lower revenue from the Aircraft Maintenance & Modification business group. Read More