Matt Hibbard

BHP and the Future of Shareholder Activists

For a company and its board, an activist investor is the last thing it wants to see on its share register. For a start, it will mean plenty of headaches…and distractions. CEOs should be busy enough running their companies without having to deal with activists as well.

Westpac and NAB Cut Dividends…What’s Next for ASX Bank Stocks?

Whether we like it or not, almost anyone with superannuation will likely have a holding in each of the big four banks. Banks are fighting on many fronts. Not least of all is capital. If they need to hold onto capital, that may mean further reductions in dividends. There is also the issue of margins and low rates...

What happened to the BHP share price? (ASX:BHP)

There were two main catalysts that led to the demise of BHP’s share price. If you follow the general consensus, blue chip stocks are supposed to be more stable than other stocks in the market. Yet over the last five years...

What is Going on with Rural Funds Group?

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are supposed to be one of the more stable investments in the stock market. However, shareholders Rural Funds Group [ASX:RFF], were left feeling nothing but despair, when its share price fell a whopping 42% in a single day in August.
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