A statement which declares the financial status at the end of a certain period. It shows the nature and value of the company's assets, liabilities and equity.
Includes company analysis based on assets, profits, management, etc.in addition to the analysis of the sector to which the company is affiliated. Basic research must also consider general economic indicators such as gross national product, interest rates, unemployment, savings, etc.
A condition of the stock market when prices of stocks are generally declining.
used to measure the rate of risk related to the stock of a certain company.
Bid and Asking Price:
The bid is the highest price a buyer is willing to pay for a security at a given time. The Asking price is the lowest price a seller is willing to take at the same time.
A large transaction of stock of 10000 shares or more.
Stock of companies characterized by quality, reliability and the ability to operate profitably during good and bad times.
Board of Directors:
The Board of Directors is elected by shareholders, during the annual General Assembly Meeting, to manage the corporation for a given term. The Board of Directors takes strategic decisions.
Bond Issue Agreement:
A written agreement between the issuing company and the bondholders, in which the maturity date, interest rate, and the other issuing terms are determined. Usually the shareholders choose a trustee to act as a watchdog and make sure that the issuing company is paying interest on time and maintaining the company liquidity.
Bond Nominal Value:
The value which the company issuing the bond will pay to the bondholder at the maturity date.
A document on which the company promises to pay the bondholder a specific amount of interest over a specific period of time and repay the bond nominal value on the maturity date. Consequently, the bondholder is a creditor of the corporation not sharing in its ownership.
An agent who buys and sells securities for a commission.
A condition of the stock market when prices of stocks are generally rising.