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Net Asset Value Archives - How To Invest In Shares

Twitter IPO: How UK Investors Can Buy Shares In Twitter

With Twitter issuing shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) this week, a popular question at the moment is "should I buy Twitter shares" and "how do I buy Twitter shares as a UK investor?" Let's start with the answer to the first question, which of course, is that it all depends on [...]

Royal Mail Shares IPO – Are Royal Mail Shares A Buy?

Following publication of the Royal Mail Shares IPO prospectus in advance of Royal Mail issuing shares on the UK stock market, popular questions at the moment are "should I buy Royal Mail shares" or "are Royal Mail Shares a buy?" The answer to questions such as these, of course, depends [...]

Valuation: The 3 Main Valuation Methods For The Valuation Of Shares

Valuation of shares before buying them is one of the biggest problems that beginners face because they are not familiar with the three main valuation methods that are available to them. So in this blog post and video, I am going to introduce you to those 3 main valuation methods [...]

9 Lessons From The Recent Facebook IPO – Part 2

My previous post examined the recent Facebook IPO and started to list some of the lessons that you could learn from what happened. This post provides lessons 5 through to 9 to complete the list. If you missed part 1 with lessons 1 to 4, then click here to read [...]

9 Lessons From The Recent Facebook IPO – Part 1

The Facebook IPO has now been and gone and Facebook shares are being traded on the NASDAQ exchange, so what lessons can you learn from this? Whether you bought some Facebook shares in the IPO or not, if you are an investor in stocks and shares then it is likely [...]

Is Instagram Worth $1 Billion?

The latest news today is reporting the takeover of Instagram by Facebook for a nice round sum of $1 billion. This is the first major takeover undertaken by Facebook. It comes just before the flotation of Facebook's own shares on the stock exchange, expected to be sometime in May or [...]

PBV: What Is A Price To Book Ratio (PBV) And How To Use It To Value Shares

In my recent articles about best and worst performing stocks, I have been reviewing the prospects of those companies and referring to their PBV Ratio. PBV is an abbreviation for Price to Book Value and is one of the most useful ratios you can use when buying or selling company [...]

Facebook IPO

With Facebook looking to issue shares on the stock market this spring, a popular question at the moment is "should I buy Facebook shares"? The answer to this question, of course, depends on the share price you will have to pay at the time of the float, which will not [...]