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 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.
I thought about sharing something different today, a topic that many retail investors might not be familiar with. A category within the realm of investing, are considered ‘elites’; an entity that serves only wealthy and accredited investors. Did you guess it right? That’s right. Hedge funds. The hedge fund community has attracted a lot of… Read More A beginner’s guide to hedge fund strategies.
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
Baker Tech is in strong position to survive the challenging landscape ahead in the Oil and Gas equipment services sector. $128 million in cash with no debt, stock price trading at discount to Net Current Asset value. With $130 million market cap, Baker Tech is trading on multi year lows as the industry goes through… Read More Baker Technology: Strong balance sheet to help survive distressed and challenging oil market.
I’m not sure if any of you own shares of Imperium Crown, but I can imagine that it must have been a bumpy ride being a shareholder of this company. 2 years ago in mid 2014, the company then known as Communicating Design International Limited proposed divestment of its outsourcing and marketing business to venture into… Read More Imperium Crown: Proposed Divestment from core operations (twice in 2 years)
If you’re not a member of the Malay community in Singapore, chances are you’ve never heard of Second Chance let alone know what this brand represents. And if you’re a member of the Malay community, I’m guessing that you’re probably not aware that Second Chance does not only sells traditional Malay clothing and jewellery. With… Read More My thoughts on Second Chance Properties
Business Background Hanwell Holdings supplies provisions and household consumer products in Singapore, Malaysia, and China. The company operates through Consumer Businesses and Strategic Investments. Consumer Business engages in manufacturing, brand management, marketing and distribution of consumer goods and is organised into 3 main entities: Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Franchise and Health solutions. Subsidiaries under… Read More Hanwell Holdings: Will this strategic investor be catalyst?
Key statistics: Market Cap (SGD): 124,310 mil 52-week Low range: S$ 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