HSBC, sadly, is a value trap
for now and its shares can well fall to 540 pence in London.
A stock is a value trap
if it looks like a great buy but isn't.
Recent history shows there are any number of cases where this value trap
A steeper US Treasury yield curve, of course, is gold negative and even $1600 is a value trap
inevitable, creating a value trap
," said Discern Inc analyst Cindy Shaw.
During market downturns many stocks can be cheap, but if there is no future growth potential, than that stock could be considered a value trap
We see HMV as a value trap
with potentially insurmountable structural issues," she added.
Others believe that while it is important to be competitively priced, it is equally important not to fall into the value trap
Falling cyclical earnings growth is a common value trap
As much as Japan was hailed as the all-conquering hero in 1989, it is now decried as the ultimate value trap
- a cheap market that is destined to remain that is destined to remain that way for a very long time," he says.
Downsides include weaker Asian exports, lower earnings with Taiwan and Korea (don't be swayed by the value trap
of lower PEs) singled out for hits, Singapore and Malay-sia in negative thought, but "little effect" in China, Hong Kong, India and Thailand.
However, I still believe GDX is a value trap
despite its 18 per cent fall last month.