Aktier (Stocks)

What about Facebook?


With a view to today´s market introduction of hyper hyped Facebook I´d like to point out some simple facts. In 2011 Facebook earned around one (1) billion USD, corresponding to an EPS of approx 0.40 USD. The introduction price was 38 USD, which initially rose to 43 USD. This implies a valuation around 100 billion USD and a Price/earnings-ratio of approx 100! Normal blue chips have around 10 – 15. The expectations indicated by this valuation are enormous. Just to motivate today´s … [Read more...]

H&M – a brief comment


So far I have only blogged in Swedish. Some of my posts, however, might be of interest to a broader audience. Here I´ll give you a brief comment on H&M. The brand name shows up almost everywhere – and it´s known to everybody. Not only a Swedish but a global success story, the Company has grown from its first shop in the town of Västerås in 1947 to one of the world´s leading fashion companies with 2500 stores in 44 different countries – i.e. in 65 years! And the growth … [Read more...]