Author: SmallCapAsia

What Does It Mean When The Yield Curve Is Inverted?

Inversion of yield curve has been the talk of the market in recent months. Technically, inversion of yield curve occurs when near-term USA treasury has a higher yield than further-term treasury. On 14th August 2019, 2-years treasury yield went higher than 10-years treasury yield for the first time since June 2007. Meaning of Inverted Yield Curve During normal times, further dated treasury bonds have higher yields due to the longer time needed for it to mature. (think about how you lock in your money for 10 years versus 2 years. you will want to be compensated for higher yields...

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How to Invest in a Movie through Crowdfunding and Earn Good Returns

If you want to participate in an alternate investment opportunity that differs from your traditional investment instruments (such as stocks and bonds), you ought to check out the world of crowdfunding. But before we dive right into the details on how to achieve such returns, let us first touch briefly on the history of crowdfunding and what it is all about. What is crowdfunding? As the name suggests, crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by crowdsourcing small amounts of money from a large number of people. The modern concept of crowdfunding dates all the way...

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3 Defensive Stocks to Buy during a Recession

1. Raffles Medical Group (SGX : BSL) Raffles Medical is a large name in Healthcare and Hospital services in Singapore. It has a network of clinics in 5 countries and 13 cities as well as 2 hospitals (one under development) in China. We believe that healthcare services are not determined by cyclical factors such as GDP and will maintain profitability during periods of extended slowdown. It is also able to raise prices on their customers, alongside rising costs from inflation. This allows them to avoid tightening profit margins. Furthermore, Raffles Medical shows large growth potential. Aging Populations in China...

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8 Compelling Reasons to Join Invest Fair 2019

If you are clueless about investing OR simply want to know more about: Macro outlook for 2H2019 Meet local investment bloggers Learn about different types of investing strategies Explore various trading strategies You wouldn’t want to give Invest Fair 2019 a miss! Event details Date : 17th (Saturday) and 18th (Sunday) August 2019Time : 10am – 7pm (Saturday) & 11am – 7pm (Sunday)Venue : Suntec Exhibition and Convention Centre Hall 401 – 402Admission : FREEWebsite : http://www.investfair.com.sg Here are 8 Compelling Reasons to Join Invest Fair 2019 1. The Trading Zone Ever wonder what it would be like when industry...

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Tashin Holdings Bhd: 7 Important Things to Know about It

As of 25 June 2019, Tashin Holdings Bhd (Tashin) has opened a formal invitation to subscribe its IPO shares at RM 0.58 a share. Here are its IPO documents: The application for Tashin IPO shares will be closed on 19 July 2019 with these shares scheduled to be listed on Bursa Malaysia tentatively on 1 August 2019.  Here, I’ll summarize my findings of its IPO documents as follows:  #1: Business Model  Tashin is involved in the steel industry. It has three key business segments. First, it processes steel coils into slit coils and steel sheets. Second, Tashin produces a...

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3 Exciting Small Cap Stocks With Promising Growth

Many people may balk when it comes to investing in small cap stocks as they shout “higher risks” as compared to large-cap companies. However, new empirical evidence has demonstrated that small cap stocks deliver much higher returns as compared to large cap companies over the long run. In addition, small cap stocks offer a huge runway of growth given the right multitude of factors like a strong management team, good growth prospects and more. Thus without further ado, here are 3 small cap stocks with strong growth prospects you can consider investing in. 1) CNMC Goldmine (SGX: 5TP) Investors...

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Hyphens Pharma: 10 things I learnt from the Corporate Visit

We had an exclusive corporate visit at Hyphens Group on 6th July 2019 (Saturday) and it was really an eye opener! InvestingNote has taken quite a number of photos for the corporate visit and you can check them out here. I am really heartened to see that more than 60 people had turned up on a Saturday morning when they could have snoozed their way after a long week. That said, I believed that they were rewarded plenty with the generous hospitality of the Hyphens team – refreshments, tour around the company and networking sessions. More importantly, I left...

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3 Interesting Stocks You Might Have Missed Out

With over 700+ stocks listed in SGX, it’s not easy to keep tab of all the on-going developments such as Share buybacks, Acquisitions, Quarterly Results and much more. Moreover, these announcements can sometimes bring about a huge impact to the company’s future course of action. Stock investors who are “in the know” may be better equipped to perform the necessary due diligence or even re-visit the investment thesis if necessary. With these in mind, we take a look at 3 companies with some interesting developments or news over the past week. 1) FortressMinerals achieved an outstanding 68.6% gross margin   FortressMinerals is Malaysia’s first iron ore concentrate explorer, miner and producer that is listed on SGX. On 9th July, Fortress Mineral announced its quarterly result...

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ST Group Food Industries: 7 Things to Know about It

#2: Financial Results  ST Group has achieved growth in both revenue and shareholders’ earnings over the past three years. Revenue had increased from A$ 24.2 million in 2016 to A$ 36.5 million in 2018. It is attributable to rising F&B revenue and franchising fees from PappaRich, NeNe Chicken, and Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart resulting from their network expansion. Its shareholders’ earnings had increased from A$ 1.03 million in 2016 to A$ 2.72 million in 2018, which were in line with its increase in sales during the period.  Year 2016 2017 2018 Revenues (A$ ‘000) 24,204 30,314 36,479 Shareholders’ Earnings...

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Prime US REIT IPO: 7 Key Things You Need to Know About It

[*Update after Prime US REIT confirmed the IPO] On 28 June 2019, KBS Asia Partners Pte Ltd (KAP) filed in the IPO Prospectus of Prime US REIT IPO – marking the fifth U.S.-based REIT to list in Singapore to date. [Update: it has now filed its IPO Prospectus on 8th July. You can download Prime US REIT IPO prospectus here. ] Its units are offered at US$ 0.88 each with its distribution yield forecasted to be 7.4% in 2019 and 7.6% in 2020. The timing of the offering has not been finalised [Update below]. Sourced from PRIME US REIT...

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Prime US REIT’s IPO: 7 Things You Need to Know About It

On 28 June 2019, KBS Asia Partners Pte Ltd (KAP) filed in the IPO Prospectus of Prime US REIT IPO – marking the fifth U.S.-based REIT to list in Singapore to date. Its units are offered at US$ 0.88 each with its distribution yield forecasted to be 7.4% in 2019 and 7.6% in 2020. The timing of the offering has not been finalised. You can download Prime US REIT prelim IPO prospectus here.  Below, we will highlight summarize 7 things you need to know about Prime US REIT. Hence, here are 7 main things to know about Prime US...

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Kim Hin Joo Bhd’s IPO: 10 Things to Know About It

KHJ has a 4-Year Return on Equity (ROE) of 18.10% per annum. This means, KHJ made, on average, RM 18.10 in annual earnings from every RM 100.00 it has in shareholders’ equity from 2015 to 2018. Figures in RM ‘000 unless stated otherwise Year 2015 2016 2017 2018 Revenues 77,031 84,858 93,310 97,687 Profits After Tax (PAT) 8,204 12,234 11,561 11,112 Earnings per Share (Sen) 2.16 3.22 3.04 2.92 Return on Equity (%) 17.71% 20.89% 18.61% 15.17% Source: KHJ’s IPO Document Page 153 #4: Balance Sheet Strength In 2018, KHJ repaid all of its borrowings and thus, have zero...

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5 Things you should know about Daily Leverage Certificates (DLCs)

DLCs or Daily Leverage Certificates are a growing interest for investors around the globe. They made their first appearance in Europe in 2012 known at the time as constant leverage products or factor certificates. Since then, DLCs have become the talk of the town after they are included in the Singapore Exchange (SGX) and people have recognized these certificates as a great way to leverage returns. But given that DLCs are still relatively new financial investments, there are 5 things an investor should consider before diving in. 1. DLCs Are Short-Term Trading Instruments As the name suggests, DLCs are...

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How to Use Intrinsic Value Calculator [Free Download]

Before you even get started, click the button below to download the FREE Stock Intrinsic Value Calculator. Click to Download the Intrinsic Value Calculator After you signed up, you will receive an email with the calculator. Remember to save the excel somewhere and then Open the Excel file. You should see an old example of Jumbo Group (SGX: 42R) where i calculated its intrinsic value during Year 2016. In stocks investing world, we call it the Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Method. Below is how it looks like: Moving on, we will go through the different fields step by step...

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