Author: Value Invest Asia

Is AIMS APAC REIT Worth Looking At Right Now?

AIMS APAC REIT (AAREIT) is a SGX-REIT which invests primarily in a portfolio of industrial real estate located in Singapore. In addition, it owns a 49% interest in Macquarie Park Trust, which holds the Optus Centre Property. It is a business park located in Australia. In this article, I’ll be covering on its latest financial results, future plans, and valuation figures. Thus, here are 11 things to know about AAREIT before you invest. Portfolio ValuationAs of 31 March 2019, AAREIT has a portfolio of 26 industrial real estate with an appraised value of S$ 1.46 billion. Its valuation has...

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singapore – Value Invest Asiasingapore – Value Invest AsiaHere’s your ultimate guide to the best ETFs around the world3 Simple Steps To Invest In Your First ETFHere’s how we select the best ETFs (and how you can too)Why Is China Mobile The Most Important Telco You Need To KnowWhy Great Eastern Holdings Ltd Is A Stock Worth Looking AtWill United Overseas Insurance Ltd Give You A 10% Return?Are the Best Days of Sands China Ltd Over?Is There Still Value In Suntec Real Estate Investment Trust?Here Is How Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd Made RMB 286 Billion A...

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Here’s your ultimate guide to the best ETFs around the world

This is a republished article from our Sponsor: FSMOne.com Learn more about how to use Exchange Traded Funds to create the perfect portfolio for yourself. Find Out More Here. Addition of a tactical plays category to help investors construct their supplementary portfolio more effectively. Slight changes were made to our selection methodology to bring you the most diverse range of ETFs yet. This year, 40 ETFs made the cut to be on our Focus List, including 13 new additions. Finding the right ETF for you With more than 2,200 ETFs listed on our platform, choosing the right ones for your portfolio...

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3 Simple Steps To Invest In Your First ETF

This article is produced in partnership with FSMOne.com. So you have heard about the wonderful advantages of investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). ETFs provide us a  low-cost and simple way to create a diversified investment portfolio. Yet, with thousands of ETFs to choose from, how do we go about selecting the right ETF? Here are three simple steps in helping you find the perfect ETF. [embedded content] Step One: The Big Picture Firstly, you must have an idea of what underlying asset are you interested to invest in? As an ETF is a fund, this means that it...

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Here’s how we select the best ETFs (and how you can too)

This is a republished article from our Sponsor: FSMOne.com Learn more about how to use Exchange Traded Funds to create the perfect portfolio for yourself. Find Out More Here. With so many factors to consider before selecting an ETF, what exactly should investors be looking at? Read on to find out more about the criteria we use to select the ETFs for our ETF Focus List. ETFs for each category are ranked based on quantitative criteria such as expense ratio, liquidity, tracking difference and assets under management.Besides quantitative criteria, qualitative factors, such as the choice of index, structure and replication method,...

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Why Is China Mobile The Most Important Telco You Need To Know

China Mobile Ltd is a leading telecommunications services provider in China. It offers its services in all 31 provinces in Mainland China and Hong Kong and has the largest network and customer base in the world. Listed in 1997 on both the HKEX and NYSE, China Mobile Ltd’s market capitalisation now stands at HK$ 1.5 trillion as of 23 April 2019 and is a constituent of the Hang Seng Index. In this article, I’ll be covering its latest financial results and valuation figures. As such, here are 11 things to know about China Mobile Ltd before you invest. Operating...

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Why Great Eastern Holdings Ltd Is A Stock Worth Looking At

GFounded in 1908, Great Eastern Holdings Ltd (GEH) is a leading listed insurer in Singapore and Malaysia. It offers both life and general insurance products to 4+ million policyholders through three main distribution channels: a robust agency force, bancassurance, and a financial advisory firm in both nations. Presently, it is valued at S$ 12.5 billion in market capitalisation as of 15 April 2019. In this article, I’ll cover GEH’s latest financial results and valuation figures based on its current stock price of S$ 26.50 per share. Thus, here are 11 key things to know about GEH before you invest....

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Will United Overseas Insurance Ltd Give You A 10% Return?

Founded in 1971, United Overseas Insurance Ltd (UOI) is an SGX-listed insurance company where it provides a few classes of general insurance products such as fire, general accident and marine. Presently, as of 10 April 2019, UOI is worth a total of S$ 4.43 billion in market capitalisation. In this article, I’ll cover its latest financial results and valuation figures based on its current stock price of S$ 7.25 a share. Thus, here are 11 main things to know about UOI before you invest. Insurance Class 1: FireGross Written Premium (GWP) had increased to S$ 41.6 million in 2018...

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Are the Best Days of Sands China Ltd Over?

Listed in 2009, Sands China Ltd (HKEX: 1928) is a leading developer, owner, and operator of integrated resorts and casinos in Macao. Today, it is a holder of 1 of the 6 concessions or sub-concessions allowed by the Macao government to run casinos and gaming areas in Macao. As of 8 April 2019, Sands China Ltd is worth HK$ 339.3 billion in market capitalisation, approximately 6 – 7 times bigger than Genting Bhd and is 1 of the 50 constituents of the Hang Seng Index presently. In this article, I’ll highlight on its fundamentals, bring you an update on...

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Is There Still Value In Suntec Real Estate Investment Trust?

Listed in 2004, Suntec Real Estate Investment Trust (Suntec REIT) derives income from a portfolio of prime properties, comprising of a retail mall, office buildings, and a world-class convention centre in Singapore and Australia. Presently, Suntec REIT’s market capitalisation stands at S$ 5.2 billion as of 1 April 2019. In this article, I’ll revisit its fundamentals, bring an update on its recent financial results, and its valuation figures based on its current price of S$ 1.95 per unit. As such, here are 11 key things to know about Suntec REIT before you invest. Suntec City(Occupancy Rate: Suntec City Office...

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Here Is How Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd Made RMB 286 Billion A Year

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC) was successfully listed on both the HKEX and SSE on 27 October 2006. Since then, it has matured and now ranks first in the list of the Top 1000 World Banks by the Bankers. As at 11 March 2019, ICBC is worth HK$ 2.13 trillion in market capitalisation. In this article, I’ll cover its fundamental strengths, its latest financial results and its valuation figures based on its current stock price of HK$ 5.90 a share. Hence, here are 10 things to know about ICBC before you invest. Loan and Advances PortfolioICBC...

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Can Breadtalk Group Ltd Continue To Grow Into Its High Valuation?

Listed in 2003, Breadtalk Group Ltd (Breadtalk) has matured into a lifestyle F&B conglomerate with close to 1,000 retail outlets over 17 countries worldwide. As of 30 March 2019, Breadtalk is worth S$ 484.4 million in market capitalisation. I had just received its latest Annual Report and therefore, would like to bring you an update on its recent financial results, growth plans, and valuation figures. As such, here are 10 things to know about Breadtalk before you invest: Revenue Breakdown for 2018In 2018, Breadtalk has generated S$ 609.8 million in group revenue. Its breakdown of revenue is as follows:...

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Can Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd Grow For Another 82 Years?

On 17 September 2014, Alibaba Group Holding Limited (Alibaba), China’s most well-known ecommerce giant, has officially listed its shares on the NYSE at IPO price of US$ 68.00 per American Depository Share (ADS). As I write, its stock is trading at US$ 182.14 per ADS, more than 2½ times its IPO price in 4 years. In this article, I’ll cover its fundamental strengths, its latest financial results and valuation figures based on its current price of US$ 182.14 per ADS on 20 March 2019. Therefore, here are 13 things to know about Alibaba before you invest. Revenue BreakdownIn 2018,...

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#11 THE ASIAN MAVERICKS – MR. JACK CHUA (APAC REALTY LIMITED)

This is an exclusive interview with Mr. Jack Chua, CEO of APAC Realty Limited. APAC Realty is the largest property agency in Singapore, with more than 6,000 active agents in Singapore. It operates under the branding of ERA, a property agency brand with more than 30 year history in the region. Today APAC Realty is embarking on a regional expansion, opening up new agencies across the region. We sat down with Mr. Jack Chua to understand how he rose through the ranks within the company and successfully steer it into the massive agency it is today. To subscribe to...

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Here are 12 Things You Must Know From Nestle Malaysia Bhd’s 2018 Annual Report

Established in 1912, Nestle (Malaysia) Bhd remains as one of Malaysia’s leading fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies with a market capitalisation of RM 34.1 billion as of 26 March 2019. Recently, it had released its Annual Report 2018. Thus, in this article, I’ll cover its latest financial results and its valuation at the current stock price of RM 145.50 per share presently. Hence, here are 12 things to know about Nestle Malaysia before you invest. Breakdown of Revenue 2018In 2018, Nestle Malaysia has recorded RM 5.52 billion in group revenue and from which, its sales breakdown is as...

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