Competition feature matrix

Topshare V3 Share Manager V6 Maus Stockmarket Plus Investor V15 Sharesight Investor
Cost, first year $299 $280 $492 $348
Cost per year, after first year $99 subscription renewal.
Free regular maintenance releases.
Very infrequent major upgrades at discounted cost (only 3 since 2002).
Frequent new version releases – not free! Frequent new version releases – not free! $348
Your data are stored on your own PC:
– you are in control
– no risk of data loss if your provider goes bankrupt, or withdraws the product or can no longer support it.
– no risk of server hacking.
Yes Yes Yes NO!
Automatic online share prices Yes NO! NO! Yes
Easy import of transactions from PDF or CSV Yes NO! ? ?
Maximum number of portfolios Unlimited Unlimited 6 4
Maximum number of holdings Unlimited Unlimited 50/portfolio Unlimited

Topshare advantages

  • Free support – phone, email and forum
  • Multiple portfolios
  • Multiple databases
  • Properly handles splits, consolidations, partial sale, trust distributions, capital returns, merge/demerge etc
  • Australian handling of dividend imputation and franking credits
  • Australian Capital Gains rules for individuals, SMSF and companies
  • Easy transaction import from broker’s PDF or CSV files
  • Gain insights into the performance of your investments
  • See example videos