This week we pay tribute to the lady of the hour:

It took me a while to fully process the enormity of Olivia Lum’s life achievements, which were highlighted by her recent win as World Entrepreneur of the Year this week. Her story is first and foremost the noble story of entrepreneurship and perseverance, and financial success a distant second place after that – almost an afterthought (her personal stake is now worth about S$300m). But I thought it would be worth taking some time to look back on Hyflux and see what made it stand out, for the rest of us investors.

Resources: Price Chart, Annual Reports

Here is my exhaustively compiled guide, what I think of as Hyflux for newbies:

You will have to click to enlarge; but if you are already familiar with the company, none of this should be new to you. What I was particularly …