If you have BDO bank account that enrolled in BDO online banking and want to invest in Philippine Stock Market, you are few clicks away to buy your first stocks.
BDO Nomura Securities, Inc. (Formerly : PCIB Securities, Inc.) is a joint venture between BDO Unibank and Nomura Holdings of Japan with the goal of becoming one of the premier securities brokerage firms in the Philippines by providing online trading services for local stocks to individual investors. The business also aims to provide stock brokerage services to institutional clients overseas and to eventually provide a platform to connect Filipino investors to the international stock markets.
There is no minimum investment amount to start with and no maintaining balance required in your account.
One reason that motivates an investor to invest in stocks is capital appreciation. They want their money to grow in value over time. An investor is looking to buy the stock at a low price and sell it at a higher price at some point in the future.
Example: Mr. Investor purchased 100 shares of ABC Corporation at Php100.00 per share on March 15, 2016. On April 30, 2017, Mr. Investor sells his 100 shares of ABC Corporation for Php200 per share, realizing a profit of P100.00 per share, or Php10,000 on the100 shares.
Most corporations distribute a portion of their earnings to their investors in the form of dividends. This distribution of earnings generate income for the investor. Investors in stocks generally receive dividends in a quarterly or semi-annual basis.
Shareholder has the right to vote
As a stockholder or shareholder, you have some basic rights. You can vote for or against the candidates who have been nominated to the company’s board of directors. They are the people who set company’s policies and procedures as well as choose the chief executive who runs the business. You can also vote for or against proposals the directors or other shareholders make to influence what happens at the company and how it is managed
What are stocks?
A share of ownership in a company ,representing a claim in earning and assets.
Two types of stocks
Common Stocks –Last priority in case of liquidation ,all debt holders,bond holders, and preffered stocks holder are paid out first. Dividends can be paid ,but at discretion of the board.
Preffered Stocks– Preffered over common stocks holder.Dividends are paid at a specified time and rate. Hybrid between stock and bond holder .It is a type of fixed income. It has the attribute of Debt and Equity.
What are cash Dividends-A sum of money paid regularly by a company to its shareholders out of its profits or reserves.
5 Minutes, 5 Step Account Opening in BDO Nomura
Requirement:BDO Bank Account and Enrolled in Online Banking
- Go to BDO Nomura Website } https://www.bdo.com.ph/bdonomura
Click Online Trading Login in the upper right corner >Enroll Now
- Log-in using yourBDO Online Banking User ID and password.
Enter the one-time password (OTP) you received via SMS on your mobile phone.
- Read the terms and condition and click on Agree / Instruction and Consent.
- Fill out the Investor profile, then click Next.
Fill out the Sustainability Form, then click Next.
- Indicate referring Branch Name or Branch code if there is,or None if none.Re-type the Captcha code,then click Submit.Review the details of your Investor Profile and Suitability Form shown in the summary screen.
You’re done,wait for approval.
Once approved,An approval will be sent to you indicating your Customer Code and your BDO Nomura Settlement Account Number.
Customer code will be used for request, inquires and assistance regarding your trading account.BDO Nomura Settlement Account Number will be your dedicated account for BDO Nomura transactions.It is the account that you would need to fund as basis for your buying capacity.Once this is received ,you may already fund the account.
Another email will be sent to you by Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) indicating a Control Code and further instructions on how to access your online trading account.
Note: Control Code will only be used for posting buy and sell trades.
Remember to use BDO Online banking sign in ID when logging into BDO Nomura Online.
In my experienced i was able to received approval email 1 day after I submitted my application.
Email sent to me by Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE)