From Our Archives Vault
Sage Investors Golden Rules of Investing

Here are some practical, REALISTIC rules to keep in mind when making your investment decisions as described by the "Voice of Reason", Peter Lynch in his books, "Beating the Street" and "One Up On Wall Street".

Stock Types

When researching companies, it is important in the inital stages to identify what kind of company it is because the company's stock performance can be related to the type of firm. We present a brief overview of 6 different types of companies.

Survey of Financial Performance

Our annual ranking of the best wealth creating companies in Canada. Find out which companies are creating REAL wealth for their shareholders.

But A Few Thoughts...

Some random musings about financial analysis as we begin the 21st Century.


Vegas Meets Wall Street: The Consensus Earnings Estimates Game

How the pressure on managers to sacrifice sound business judgement and strategic planning in order to "beat consensus earnings estimates is negatively creating a more speculative investment enviornment.


Portfolio Analysis: Performance of Wealth Creating Canadian Companies vs. TSE300 1996-1999

We were curious to find out how well a portfolio of wealth creating companies would perform relative to the TSE300. Boy were we surprised. Mutual fund managers, pay attention.


Media Releases

AKR Capital Research Releases 2006 Annual Survey of Canadian Financial Performance
June 21, 2006
AKR Capital Research annual ranking of wealth creating Canadian companies. Find out which companies are truly creating wealth for their shareholders....


AKR Capital Research Initiates Coverage of U.S. Equity Market
September 15, 2004
AKR Capital Research announced today the initiation of coverage of the U.S. equity market...


AKR Capital Research Releases Rankings of Top Canadian Wealth Creating Companies For 2003
July 5, 2004

Despite Economic Shocks, Canadian Firms Create Greater Wealth in 2003


AKR Capital Research Releases Rankings of Top Canadian Wealth Creating Companies For 2002
July 5, 2004

Despite Strong Economic Growth, Fewer Canadian Firms Created Wealth in 2002


EVA Portfolios Continue To Outperform Market in 2002
January 19, 2002

AKR Capital Research annual study on EVA porfoliio performance continues to uphold historical trends on effectiveness of EVA-based stock portfolios.


A New Kind of Top 10 List
Toronto Star, June 30, 2002

Aman Raina of AKR Capital Research discusses the growing popularity of EP analysis as a tool for measuring finanical performance.


EVA Portfolios Continue To Outperform Market
February 2002
Results of a study tracking stock performance of EVA producing Canadian companies.


What Was Enron "Really Worth"?
January 2002
An evaluation of Enron using EVA analysis, reveals a company heading over the financial cliff in 2000. An evalution, Enron investors and employees wish they had seen, a year ago. The red flags were there well before, the shoe dropped.

What Is Celestica "Really Worth?"
InvestingCanada, August 2001

An evaluation of Celestica using EVA analysis from a high-level, by Aman Raina, President of AKR Capital Research that appeared on the Investing Canada website


The AKR 100: Canada's Wealth Creators
AKR Capital Research releases its annual rankings of the top wealth creating companies in Canada for fiscal 2000.


ROB TV June 26, 2001(18 MB)

Aman Raina, President of AKR Capital Research discusses the results of the AKR 100 on ROB TV.

NOTE: For dial-up users, it is recommended that you download the file to your PC.
Steps:

1) Right Click over "ROB TV June 26, 2001(18 MB) " Link and select
"Save Target As..." If you are running Internet Explorer
"Save Link As..." If you are running Netscape
2) Save File somewhere on your PC
3) Run file on your PC.
4) Delete the file when you are done.


What Is Nortel "Really Worth?"
InvestingCanada, March 2001

Analysis of Nortel Networks using EVA analysis, by Aman Raina, President of AKR Capital Research that appeared on the Investing Canada website


Using Economic Value Added Analysis For Measuring Financial Performance
InvestingCanada, March 2001

An article discussing EVA analysis from a high-level, by Aman Raina, President of AKR Capital Research that appeared on the Investing Canada website


ROB TV February 21, 2001(14 MB)

Aman Raina, President of AKR Capital Research discusses Economic Profit/EVA analysis on ROB TV.

NOTE: For dial-up users, it is recommended that you download the file to your PC.
Steps:

1) Right Click over "Interview on ROB TV(14 MB) " Link and select
"Save Target As..." If you are running Internet Explorer
"Save Link As..." If you are running Netscape
2) Save File somewhere on your PC
3) Run file on your PC.
4) Delete the file when you are done.