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12 investing nuggets of wisdom from Warren Buffett

Known as the “Oracle of Omaha,” Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors of all time. He started investing at the age 11 (while i am still figuring out how to play my 1st computer game!) and first filed taxes at age 13. Today, Buffett runs Berkshire Hathaway together with Charlie Munger and it owns more than 60 companies, including insurer Geico, battery maker Duracell and restaurant chain Dairy Queen. Amassing a wealth of more than US$60 billion, he’s promised to give away over 99% of his fortune and donated $3.4 billion in year 2018 itself. There...

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Tricklestar IPO: 7 Things You Need to Know about It

#2: Financial Track Record Tricklestar Ltd has recorded higher revenues for the past 3 years. This has lifted the company from a net loss of US$ 0.26 million in 2016 to having net profits of US$ 1.97 million in 2018. Its adjusted earnings per share (EPS) had increased to 2.41 US cents in 2018, from a negative 0.31 US cents in 2016. The profit growth was contributed by an increase in sales and a dip in administrative expenses. Figures in US$ ‘000 in unless stated otherwise Year 2016 2017 2018 Revenues 8,894 10,322 12,841 Shareholders’ Earnings (256) 647 1,968...

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When to Sell Stocks | 4 Tips You Should Know

2. Deteriorating Fundamentals The second situation you should sell is when you notice deteriorating fundamentals in a company that you hold. The business environment is full of competition and even blue chip companies will face headwinds and run into trouble. It is the job of an investor to identify whether the company is in a temporary headwind or a permanent trouble. If it is the latter, you should sell the stock. Let me give you an example. Recent years, the Singapore’s leading media organisation, Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SGX: T39), is facing some trouble in their media content publishing business. In...

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How to Detect Warning Signs of Lousy Companies

1. Past Business Performance One quick way is to look at a company’s past business performance. Try taking a full economic cycle of 5-10 years into consideration when looking at a company’s business performance (or at least for the past 3 years). Watch out for the following warning signs: Not profitable business (Low Return on Equity) Fluctuating Profits over the years (A sign of weak business model and lack of consistency) Negative Free Cash Flow (Persistent negative FCF will mean they require capital from borrowings or equity – rights issue) Business has too much debt (High Debt-to-Equity ratio) Read...

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Alliance Healthcare IPO: 7 Things You Need to Know about It

On 24 May 2019, Alliance Healthcare Group Ltd (AHG) has opened an invitation to the public to subscribe its IPO shares at S$ 0.20 per share. Its IPO Prospectus can be downloaded here – AHG’s IPO Prospectus. Application for its IPO shares would close on 29 May 2019 and its listing date is set to be on 31 May 2019. Question: ‘Should I subscribe IPO shares of AHG?’ Personally, I’d studied its IPO prospectus and would like to share my findings on AHG in this article. Thus, here are 7 main things to know about AHG before you subscribe...

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Warren Buffett’s Favourite Investment

Many gurus have mentioned time and again that Investing has to be boring so that it is profitable; just like George Soros with his quote: However, at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholder meeting on 4 May 2019, a young shareholder asked Warren Buffett about his favorite investment outside of the conglomerate. The legendary investor replied, “Usually the ones where you make the most money” but then added; His most “fun” investment was an investment in Atled Corp., a duck-hunting club of 100 members that agreed to purchase land in Louisiana. It later turned into an oil field. Story behind Buffett’s...

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5 Important Things to Know About SBS Transit Ltd

Let us talk about the latest comeback kid in the SGX today – SBS Transit Ltd. As I write, its stock price is trading at S$ 4.00 per share, which is a jump of 33% from S$ 3.00 as at end-January 2019 and an eye-popping 233% growth from S$ 1.20 levels as at mid-April 2014. Indeed, it is impressive, considering that it had been battered down from its peak of S$ 3.80 a share in May 2007. Source: Google Finance Yup, the frenzy for SBS is on as evident with the sharp spike shown at the right hand corner...

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5 Important Things to Know About SBS Transit Ltd

Let us talk about the latest comeback kid in the SGX today – SBS Transit Ltd. As I write, its stock price is trading at S$ 4.00 per share, which is a jump of 33% from S$ 3.00 as at end-January 2019 and an eye-popping 233% growth from S$ 1.20 levels as at mid-April 2014. Indeed, it is impressive, considering that it had been battered down from its peak of S$ 3.80 a share in May 2007. Source: Google Finance Yup, the frenzy for SBS is on as evident with the sharp spike shown at the right hand corner...

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5 Important Things to Know About SBS Transit Ltd

Let us talk about the latest comeback kid in the SGX today – SBS Transit Ltd. As I write, its stock price is trading at S$ 4.00 per share, which is a jump of 33% from S$ 3.00 as at end-January 2019 and an eye-popping 233% growth from S$ 1.20 levels as at mid-April 2014. Indeed, it is impressive, considering that it had been battered down from its peak of S$ 3.80 a share in May 2007. Source: Google Finance Yup, the frenzy for SBS is on as evident with the sharp spike shown at the right hand corner...

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Insiders have been buying these 3 SGX shares

Once in a while, I would like to zoom in to insider or share buybacks to see if I can spot any hidden gems. Insider buying or Share buybacks is generally seen as a bullish indicator because few would know better of the company’s true value than its own directors/management team. With that in mind, lets check out 3 companies which have reported meaningful insider buying or share buybacks the past weeks: 1. GL Limited (SGX: B16) Sourced from GL Limited GL Limited (formerly known as GuocoLeisure Limited) is an investment holding company with principal investments in hotel management...

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Insiders have been buying these 3 SGX shares

Once in a while, I would like to zoom in to insider or share buybacks to see if I can spot any hidden gems. Insider buying or Share buybacks is generally seen as a bullish indicator because few would know better of the company’s true value than its own directors/management team. With that in mind, lets check out 3 companies which have reported meaningful insider buying or share buybacks the past weeks: 1. GL Limited (SGX: B16) Sourced from GL Limited GL Limited (formerly known as GuocoLeisure Limited) is an investment holding company with principal investments in hotel management...

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