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Jason Fernando

Jason Fernando is a private investor pursuing a career in the investment management field. He is also a contributing author at Investopedia.com. For more information, visit https://vancouvervalueinvesting.net/about/.

Why Did Wal-Mart’s Shares Decline in 2015?

Wal-Mart is one of the largest companies in the world, with a sterling track-record of profits and dividends. So why did its stock fall sharply in 2015?

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What’s eBay Without PayPal?

eBay, Inc. (EBAY) has recently gone through some significant changes. After agreeing to sell its Enterprise segment to private investors on July 16, 2015, it spun off its Payments segment—better known by its brand name, PayPal—the very next day. So what is the makeup of eBay’s remaining businesses following these two significant divestments?

Tobin’s Q Ratio

Developed by Nobel prize-winning economist James Tobin, Tobin’s Q is a financial ratio and valuation tool that can be applied either to individual businesses or to the stock market as a whole. In this article, we introduce Tobin’s Q Ratio and reflect upon some of its strengths and weaknesses.