What is Deep Value investing?

Deep value investing is counter-intuitive and contrarian. Most are thought to buy “wonderful companies at wonderful prices” logically, that is common sense. Therefore, buying “poor companies at cheap prices” seems counter-intuitive. Contrary to popular belief, studies have shown that buying deep value stocks have proven to provide market beating returns in the long run.… Read More What is Deep Value investing?

CSE Global Q318: Steady ship despite lull and cautious market.

Since my previous post on CSE Global, its share price reached a recent high of S$0.515 but has now retraced back down to S$0.45. Just to update on its quarterly earnings, in Q318, CSE continues to secure new orders from greenfield (new installations) projects and brownfield (maintenance, upgrade and enhancement of existing installations) projects amounting… Read More CSE Global Q318: Steady ship despite lull and cautious market.

CSE Global – Riding on crude oil recovery

Founded in 1985 as the engineering projects division of Chartered Electronics Industries, the electronics arm of Singapore Technologies (ST). CSE Global is one of the few qualified system integrators in the region for the oil and gas (O&G), mining and communications infrastructure industries. The company has operations in Asia Pacific, the Americas, Europe, and Middle East. Strengths… Read More CSE Global – Riding on crude oil recovery

Would Warren Buffett Buy This SGX-Listed Stock?

Warren Buffett repeatedly emphasizes that an investor must invest into a company that offers a durable competitive advantage. Any company that has a durable competitive advantage is likely to be able to maintain its profitability over a long period of time. Businesses that possess at least one factor of Porter’s 5 forces model would possess a competitive advantage. For example,… Read More Would Warren Buffett Buy This SGX-Listed Stock?

Hanwell Holdings: 40% discount to NCAV with promising growth

Since my previous post in November 2016, Hanwell Holdings has since plunged into deep value territory again. Its share price has been on a roller coaster ride – rising 63% from $0.245 to a high of $0.4 thereafter plummeting 50% to $0.205. There was no major announcement reported prior to the rally in 2017 and in… Read More Hanwell Holdings: 40% discount to NCAV with promising growth

How does an ageing population affects the Singapore economy? 6 sectors to ‘hedge’ yourselves against it.

Singapore has transformed itself from a third world economy to first in the last 40 years. With no resources, we progressed to be one of the most highly developed free-market economies in the world. Our success was well documented and we were part of the Four Asian Tigers, a group of highly developed economies, along… Read More How does an ageing population affects the Singapore economy? 6 sectors to ‘hedge’ yourselves against it.

5 reasons why Yangzijiang is a bargain

Background Yangzijiang (YZJ) operates through shipbuilding, investments and trading activities. It produces a range of commercial vessels, such as containerships, dry bulk carriers, oil tankers, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. The company also engages in the production and processing of steel structures. In addition, it facilitates the sale and export of ships for the… Read More 5 reasons why Yangzijiang is a bargain

Diversification vs Concentration: The Great Debate.

“Diversification is protection against ignorance” – Warren Buffett “Diversify. In stocks and bonds, as in much else, there is safety in numbers.” – Sir John Templeton   Don’t put all your eggs in one basket, diversify? Or… Put all your eggs in one basket and watch them closely? Which advice should you listen to?  … Read More Diversification vs Concentration: The Great Debate.

How attractive are Singapore stocks? – Global Stock Market Valuation

It is widely known that US stock markets are on record highs on the back of Trump-inspired ‘reflation trade’ and leading the pack are ‘FANG’ stocks an acronym for Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google, the most popular and high performing tech stocks in recent years. The sentiments at home in Singapore are not quite jubilant as… Read More How attractive are Singapore stocks? – Global Stock Market Valuation