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?
So you’ve probably heard of the saying “make money work harder for you”? You want to start generating 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… Read More Beginner’s Guide To Investing In SGX Stocks
“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.
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
Many of you would know Warren Buffett as a billionaire investor and leading practitioner of value investing. Over the past decade, many have written 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. One investor in… Read More Here’s why retail investors should emulate Walter Schloss.
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?
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
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
Does deep value stocks makes you uncomfortable? Does it give you that irk factor? You’re not alone. Deep value investing sounds good on paper, buying a dollar for 50 cents. I mean, who wouldn’t want to? But the truth is, it is easier said than done. You are probably concerned if the problems in the company… Read More Are you facing these problems in deep value investing?
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