Keppel Corporation Limited – What really matters in a Stock

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Cheap stuff doesn’t mean good stuff  It’s a holding company of 5 subsidiaries | Land/Transport/Communication/Offshore Marine/ Capital | Started in 1968 | Temasek Holding holds 20.43% of its shares 1)  Identification of Companies that are undervalued. Price to book ratio : 0.861 (Discount of 13.9%) Price to earning ratio : 8.12 2)  Learn about Their numbers Debt To Equity: … [Read more...]

Should you buy a second home as an investment?? (Part 2 – Revenue)

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Everything so expensive Now after knowing all the Cost/Other factors in Part 1, let’s move on to the only way to get a Second Home. Utilising CPF – If only you never wipe out your CPF after your 1st house You can only utilise it if your CPF(OA/SA/CPIS-SA) have more than Half of the prevailing CPF minimum Sum currently at $80,500 [$161,00/2]. If your CPF surpass the $80,500 mark ( You can … [Read more...]

Should you buy a second home as an investment?? (Part 1 – Cost)

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Is it impo@ssible to buy two house in singapore??? As there will be too many numbers, this topic will be a two part series with the final one connecting all of them together. Before buying it is always important to know ALL costs/factors behind them. Cost Factors – Upfront fees before getting your keys Buyer Stamp Duty Tax (BSD) – On property price 1% for the first 1$80k 2% for the … [Read more...]

Chemical Industries (Far East) – What really matters in a stock

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Must always listen to professional advise on tv Sole manufacturer of chlorine/caustic soda/other chlor-alkaline products in Singapore | Since 1963 | 3 Facilities 1)  Identification of Companies that are undervalued. Price to book ratio : 0.487 (52 % Discount?!) Price to earning ratio : 4.123 (Undervalued) 2)  Learn about Their numbers Debt To Equity: 19.239 (Super low reliance on … [Read more...]

Fraser Commercial – What really matters in a REIT

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Is always up to you to make the choice Started in 2006 | Properties in Australia & Singapore | BAA3 Rating (Moodys IDENTIFICATION OF COMPANIES THAT ARE UNDERVALUED. Price to Earning Ratio : 12.95 ( Below average) Price to Book Ratio : 0.911 ( 9% discount on actual value) LEARN ABOUT THEIR NUMBERS Gearing : 61.26% ( High dependency on debt to finance growth) NAV : … [Read more...]

Parkway Life – What really matters in a Reit

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Healthcare is always needed, so is a good buy?? is it?  61.8% of its revenue comes from Parkway life hospital. Identification of Companies that are undervalued. Price to Earning Ratio : 24.19 Price to Book Ratio : 1.55 ( 55% more expensive) Learn about Their numbers Gearing : 35.3% (Low dependancy on debt for growth) Wale : 9.12 years (Longer lease agreement – Sign … [Read more...]

How to add more hours to your day – 2 Steps

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Every second count……is it even logical for us to say that? It is definitely easier to say what we can do then do what we have said. Have you realised the lack of hours we have in the day is a true excuse? Because I have…. Identify How you spend every hour in a day (It takes 21 days to form a basic habit – as intimidating as it may sound, remember success is just a matter of … [Read more...]

HYFLUX PreCapSec- What really matters in a Bond

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investing in bonds are safe and slow What are Perpetual Securities Hybrid form of securities that combine features of both debt and equity Won’t be paid on time if Issuer decides to postpone the payments ( But Hylfux has implement a dividend stopper – means if they do not pay regular coupon payment, it will not be able to pay dividend to its shareholders) Won’t be redeemed if Issuer … [Read more...]

5cent, 10 cent, 20cent – The best place to deposit your coins

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if you’re a lazy ass like me who just doesn’t want to due with asking people to change with you. I wanna bank in 228 coins (72 50cent, 36 20cents, 110 10cents, 10 5cents) = $65.5 Currently I have 5 Options to choose from: Posb/Dbs – Charges $0.012 per coin (Cost : $ 2.74) Singapore Mint – Charges $3.75 for every 1,000 coins (Cost : $3.75) OCBC – Charges $1.50 for every 100 coins (Cost … [Read more...]

Perennial Real Estate Holdings – What really matters in a Bond

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Bond is berry safe Perennial is an integrated real estate and healthcare company, some famous building would be AXA tower, Triple one, Chijmes, Captiol, Chinatown Point 1.Learning the basics 2. The numbers – Financially healthy  Net Asset Value Per Share stands at : 1.345 Debt to Asset : 32.6% (2015) Net Debt to Equity : 50% (2015) In a “Bond” shell, what we (consumer) should look … [Read more...]

Insurance – All you need to know in 5 mins

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what we seek from insurance is a peace of mind…. but does it really gives it? maybe it does? The 4 Main Types of insurance Term Life  “Term” states that it is for a period normally 5 – 30 years coverage It allows you to choose what is to be protected and hence allowing you to pay lesser premium (Cover only what is needed to be covered) Pure insurance benefit (Very little to no cash … [Read more...]

Ellipsiz (BIX) What really matters in a Stock

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the only thing that confuse us is our desperation to get rich quick Ellipsiz is in the semiconductor industry 1)  Identification of Companies that are undervalued. Price to book ratio : 0.491 (GSS promotion – 51% discount) Price to earning ratio : 6.533 ( Under valued – Below average < 9.376, Might not be performing so well as compared to its competitor) 2)  Learn about Their … [Read more...]

KSH Holdings Limited – What really matters in a Stock

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this just becomes a signature heading To answer the previous question more specifically on what companies I should look at…… I normally use SGX Stock Facts Function to help screen out companies with Numbers that interest me Sgx.com1)  Identification of Companies that are undervalued. Price to book ratio : 0.835 ( Discounted by 16.5% of its actual value) Price to earning ratio : 4.066 … [Read more...]

Learning about Tax Scheme – Making you rich faster

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aiya its just small money…so lazy to read and understand Currently Singapore have 4  Tax Scheme; Area representative Scheme – If u work out of Singapore often & you’re hired by a foreigner that pays u remuneration to your foreign bank account. Non Ordinary Resident (NOR) Scheme – Mainly for foreigners Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS) – for everyone earning above … [Read more...]

Value Investing – What Really Matters Series

wa so many thing to take note of, like that by the time I evaluate a company I sure pass away one. What company should I look at?? -something I’m familiar with? or everything since diversity is a good thing? This is a question that many have asked but little have an answer to it, even for me, but what I do know is it that I’m looking for companies that are selling at a discount due to past … [Read more...]

Steps to open a Standard Chartered Securities Trading account

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I don’t know how to do it, so tedious… because got no one to help me Step 1 : Locate a branch near you https://www.sc.com/sg/atms-and-branches.html Step 2 : Go to that branch (during non peak hours) that you have selected  Try to avoid peak hours! I’ve done mine within 30mins Step 3: Approach the ticketing counter (There will be an assistant/agent standing there) and ask to open a securities … [Read more...]

Starhill – What really matters in a REIT?

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52 Indicators/ 1 Billion trading seminars / 1 Gozillion trading “proven” methodologies I would say it is impossible for you to study everything and then choose the one that best fits you. Because by then, you would have probably passed away ( I know i would). So why Numbers are important?? Price to Book Value – 0.87 (This shows that the stock is undervalued)                                     … [Read more...]

How do I plan to increase my Knowledge (2 Steps)

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but everything must pay…like that how to achieve financial independence  That sentence itself proves the lack of empowerment in understanding the importance of knowledge and time. Imagine you can cut short the amount of time to learn a single subject from 1 year to 1 month by paying $xxx amount? – But remember the time save = $$$ x $$$ First step – Identify what knowledge you lack of Do not … [Read more...]

Understanding Physical Gratification (Improving the investing mindset)

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Whatever I want now has to happen now Have you realised that it is through technology that we start to crave immediate gratification?? The evolution of behaviour is shape day by day through the used of a single technology, for  example when you ON your computer now – it immediately starts up. Remember those day where computers were slow and we were using dial-up to surf the web? you tend to be … [Read more...]

REITS – Learning to evaluate (3 Steps)

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There’s always a thousand and one way to evaluate What space does SoilBuild Covers? Manufacturing, Engineering, Logistic, Warehousing, Electronics, Marine, Oil & Gas, Research and Development and Value-added knowledge-based activities. What we are trying to look out for in this question is DIVERSITY  2. The numbers (2015 Financial Report) Portfolio occupancy rate … [Read more...]