Step-by-step beginner guide to investing in stocks

So you’ve probably heard of the term “make money work harder for you”? You want to generate passive income through stock investing… Or grow your investment portfolio for retirement needs. You’re eager to begin but it seems like a daunting task, there is so much information out there and you don’t have any idea how… Read More Step-by-step beginner guide to investing in stocks

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

Here’s why retail investors should emulate Walter Schloss.

Many of you would know Warren Buffett as a billionaire investor and leading practitioner of value investing. Over the past decade, there have been many articles, books, interviews on Buffett’s approach to investing. Due to Buffett’s overwhelming success and popularity, the work of other value managers becomes relatively unknown beyond the value camp. After working… Read More Here’s why retail investors should emulate Walter Schloss.

Hanwell Holdings: Will this strategic investor be catalyst?

Business Background Hanwell Holdings supplies provisions and household consumer products in Singapore, Malaysia, and China. The company operates through Consumer Businesses and Strategic Investments. Consumer Business engages in manufacturing, brand management, marketing and distribution of consumer goods and is organised into 3 main entities: Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Franchise and Health solutions. Subsidiaries under… Read More Hanwell Holdings: Will this strategic investor be catalyst?

Sing Holdings: 43% discount to Net-Net Working Capital

Key statistics: Market Cap (SGD): 124,310 mil 52-week Low range: S$ 0.34-S$ 0.29 Rolling P/E: 3.03 Net Asset Value (SGD) : 62.9 cents Price to Book Value: 0.493 Cash per share (SGD) : 17 cents Total debt to Equity : 15% Net-Net Working Capital (SGD): Cash (100%) + Receivables (75%) + Inventories (60%) = 68,293 + (84,380… Read More Sing Holdings: 43% discount to Net-Net Working Capital

4 things you need to know about Hor Kew Corp

I was searching for deep value stocks that are trading at 52-week lows when I chanced upon Hor Kew Corporation Limited, a building construction group that provides an integrated range of construction and related services. From a statistical standpoint, Hor Kew Corp looks cheap as it was trading at 0.18 price to book value with… Read More 4 things you need to know about Hor Kew Corp

Things to consider before investing in Deep Value stocks

Deep value stocks are often statistically cheap stocks that are unloved and unwanted by the market, they are companies with tons of problems both operational or managerial. These are stocks that nobody talks about, they are usually illiquid stocks that has zero coverage by equity analyst or little ownership by institutional investors. Deep value stocks… Read More Things to consider before investing in Deep Value stocks

How to create passive income through Dividend Investing

What is a dividend? It is a portion of earnings from the business distributed to shareholders. Businesses such as Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) tend to payout a higher portion of earnings than most businesses. What is dividend yield? It is an expression of dividends paid over current share price. Most investors are drawn to… Read More How to create passive income through Dividend Investing