Author: My Investment Machine

My Investment Portfolio (End May 2019)

Transactions made in May 2019: – Bought 1,000 units of Capitaland at $3.50 – Bought 800 units of SIA at $9.38 Just last Month, STI broke 3,400 level. Within a span of one month, STI has fallen to mid 3,100 level all because of one man, Donald Trump. From news of a possible trade deal between USA and China to news that the talks broke down.  While these were happening, I bought SIA and Capitaland. I still have 2 more other orders yet to be fulfilled. The month of June will be exciting as it will give stronger signals...

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My Investment Portfolio (End Apr 2019)

No transactions were made in Apr 2019.STI continues to climb upwards and broke the 3,400 mark. No one can point out confidently whether it will go  to the pre-sub prime crisis level of 3,800 or go back down to 3,000 or even 2,800 levels.  I am glad that the portfolio which I have painstakingly built up now has more reputable companies in the top five. The top 5 holdings I have now account for over 53% of my portfolio.  At this moment I can only continue to stay invested and try to be as disciplined as possible. There are temptations to...

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Keppel DC Reit First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

I seldom share on the financial results due to a lack of time and inexperience in looking through financial statements/results. Here are some takeaways I had from Keppel DC Reit First Quarter 2019 Financial Results which was released on 15 Apr 19.  Please DYODD and noted that I am vested. DISTRIBUTION PER UNIT (DPU) The gross revenue has increased by 26.4% to $48 million. More importantly, the distribution per unit (DPU) has increased by 6.7% to 1.92 cents compared to last year, mainly due to the contributions from its new acquisitions of maincubes Data Centre in Germany, and Keppel DC...

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My Investment Portfolio (End Mar 2019)

Transactions made in Mar 2019: – Sold 2,000 units of M1 at $2.06 This month is a barren month for two reasons. I did not receive any dividends in the month of March and funds, from the divestment of Netlink Trust and M1, which I have been trying to redeploy has not been deployed yet. Technically speaking, I was forced to sell M1. I sold submitted the papers to accept Konnectivity’s (owned by Keppel and SPH) voluntary conditional general offer when the news came out that Axiata had accepted the offer of S$2.06 per share for its entire stake...

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My Investment Portfolio (End Feb 2019)

Transactions made in Feb 2019:– Sold 5,000 units of NetLink NBN Tr at $0.795 I had a queue order to sell NetLink NBN Tr for several months. As I mentioned in my post in Jun last year, I was going to hold it for a short duration only. In fact, I held it longer than expected. I was surprised that the queue order was fulfilled just a day before the financial result was out as the share price was nowhere near $0.795 then.  Personally, the recent rise in share prices was surprisingly given the fact that the manufacturing growth (Purchasing Managers’...

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My Investment Portfolio (End Jan 2019)

Life is unpredictable. Just when I was expecting STI to go further south or at least stay below 3,000, it went north instead and went all the way above 3,100.  This is why I never trust myself and never try to time the market (i.e. buy at the bottom and sell at the top). Suddenly, the sea of red become a mixture of green and red. I did not make any transactions this month as my GTD orders were all at a way lower price compared to the prices now. Hence, I decided to put my money in the 1...

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OCBC 360 Account Review 2019

I have been using OCBC 360 account since 2015 as its interest mechanism and returns work best for me, in a fuss free manner too. Based on my needs and financial situation, I have always treated the money in OCBC 360 account as my emergency fund (i.e. not investment fund). After many years of working and saving, my balance exceeded $70,000. From then on, I allotted the excess money into CIMB FastSaver account to earn 1.0% return in a fuss free manner (the 1% is capped at $50,000). Every year, OCBC reviews and revises the interest mechanism and although...

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Three things to note for Feb 2019 Singapore Savings Bond

I seldom write about the Singapore Saving Bond (SSB). But I am surprise by the yield of the February 2019 tranche of SSB. Hence, this post.Depending on your time horizon, you should watch out for the following: The first year yield is 1.98%. This is still relatively attractive as it is better than putting your money in a 1 year fixed deposit or even parking your money in the bank. The first three years’ yield are the same at 1.98%. I had to triple check as this is the first time there is no increase in yield on a...

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My Investment Portfolio (End Dec 2018)

Despite the temptations, I did not make any transactions in Dec 2018.  Since I had elaborated on my thoughts for next year in my earlier post, I will not bored you. I am looking out for Singapore Saving Bonds next tranche which will be out over the next few days! Dividends received* in Dec 2018: $352.8 (Accordia Golf Trust, Singtel) Total dividends received in 2018: $6,959.32 Average dividends per month: $579.94 Total Portfolio Market Value: $155,527.15 * Dividends are recognised after ex-dividend (xd) date # Excludes investments in Cryptocurrency since it is of high risk and with an investment fund which I am prepared...

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My Investment Machine 2018 Year End Review

2016 and 2017 was the year where stock prices in Singapore and around the world rose after sentiments changed after Brexit and Trump being elected as The President of United States of America. 2018 will probably be remembered as a year where it was a reality check. The bear took over as things were not as rosy as expected. But well that’s life. What goes up will go down. Similarly, what goes down will go up. My portfolio has taken a beating as majority of my unrealized gains were wiped out. Thankfully, with the dividends collected over the years,...

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My Investment Portfolio (End Nov 2018)

Transactions made in Nov 2018: – Sold 4,500 units of First Reit at $0.945 – Bought 100 units of SIA at $9.25 – Bought 1,000 units of Keppel Corp at $6.11 I broke my no transaction streak by making what appears to be 2 very weird transactions. Firstly, I cut loss on First Reit. I had attempted to cut loss at higher prices but both prices were not fulfilled. The reason why I cut loss was because of the liquidity issues Lippo Karawaci is facing. Lippo Karawaci is First Reit’s main income contributor. With this issue, the fundamentals of why I bought First...

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My Investment Portfolio (End Nov 2018)

Transactions made in Nov 2018:– Sold 4,500 units of First Reit at $0.945– Bought 100 units of SIA at $9.25 – Bought 1,000 units of Keppel Corp at $6.11 I broke my no transaction streak by making what appears to be 2 very weird transactions.  Firstly, I cut loss on First Reit. I had attempted to cut loss at higher prices but both prices were not fulfilled. The reason why I cut loss was because of the liquidity issues Lippo Karawaci is facing. Lippo Karawaci is First Reit’s main income contributor. With this issue, the fundamentals of why I bought First Reit has...

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My Investment Portfolio (End Oct 2018)

Although there was no transactions made in Oct 2018, it was an exciting month. The stock market seems to be more bearish and this presents buying opportunity. I have some purchase orders and 1 sell order in the queue. Not sure if I will manage to get those purchase orders as I have keyed in a lower price since I am on the cautious end and do not know how low the stocks will go. Also, considering the fact that I have limited warchest. If the market goes up, I am still happy, since I am already vested in the...

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My Investment Portfolio (End Sep 2018)

It has been a relatively quite month in Sep. I did not make any transactions and there was no interesting corporate news. The usual noises were the potential trade war (some view it as trade war already) between USA and China. Interestingly, the last week of Sep became more exciting with news that Keppel and SPH plans to buy the rest of M1 that they do not own at $2.06 per share. Dividends received* in Sep 2018: $108.75 (Ascendas Reit) Total dividends received in 2018: $5,941.97 Average dividends per month: $495.16 Total Portfolio Market Value: $164,632.16 * Dividends are recognised after ex-dividend (xd) date #...

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My Investment Portfolio (End Aug 2018)

Although there was no transactions made in Aug 2018, it was an exciting month. Many of the companies which I was vested in announced their results and their dividends went XD during the month too. I am watching Singtel, ST Engineering and Keppel Corp closely as I may increase my holdings in them if the price drops further. Dividends received* in Aug 2018: $1,095.99 (Wilmar Intl, Raffles Medical, ComfortDelGro, ST Engineering, Sing Post, OCBC, IREIT Global, Old Chang Kee, Sheng Siong, M1, Mapletree NAC Tr, Mapletree Com...

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