Author: SmallCapAsia

5 Promising, Cheap Stocks under 1 Dollar

The Singapore stock exchange is awash with stocks trading for under a dollar. Most are companies struggling to make ends meet because they are operating in shrinking markets or selling weak brands or products. However some of them are fine companies going through a rough patch, waiting to takeoff. Here are five promising ones with relatively high trading volumes. 1. Geo Energy Resources Limited (SGX: RE4) Geo Energy is a coal mining and trading company. It exploits its own mines in Indonesia through specialized contractors to reduce capital expenditure. The company is acquiring new mines to augment production volumes...

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5 Malaysia Growth Stocks under my watchlist

The Malaysian stock market offers many investment opportunities some of which are attractively priced and poised for superior growth. Unfortunately, many of these stocks tend to fly below the radar with the lack of research. Here, we give you bite-sized info on 5 growth stocks which prices are currently under $1 RM (Ringgit). Superlon Holdings Berhad (KLSE: 7235) Superlon Holdings Berhad operates in 3 business segments: Manufacturing of insulation materials for the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry; Engaged in trading of HVAC&R parts and equipments, Steep pipes: Manufacture, import and export of various kinds of steel pipes...

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5 Malaysia Growth Stocks under my watchlist

The Malaysian stock market offers many investment opportunities some of which are attractively priced and poised for superior growth. Unfortunately, many of these stocks tend to fly below the radar with the lack of research. Here, we give you bite-sized info on 5 growth stocks which prices are currently under $1 RM (Ringgit). Superlon Holdings Berhad (KLSE: 7235) Superlon Holdings Berhad operates in 3 business segments: Manufacturing of insulation materials for the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry; Engaged in trading of HVAC&R parts and equipments, Steep pipes: Manufacture, import and export of various kinds of steel pipes...

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MyTwoCents – Exclusive Interview with Ernest Lim | CFA | CA

Hello everyone, I am James here, founder of SmallCapAsia.com. Today I have the honour of inviting Ernest over for a short interview. Holding both a CFA® charter and CA Singapore designation, Ernest is an avid investor, trader & remisier. He provides his readers with in-depth insights into SGX listed companies and his writings and comments have been featured in various mainstream & online media such as Bloomberg, Business Times Invest, The Edge Magazine, Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, FM95.8 and Channel NewsAsia. You can also check out a lot more of his value-added services at his website @ http://ernest15percent.com/index.php/about-me/. Without...

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MyTwoCents – Exclusive Interview with Ernest Lim | CFA | CA

Hello everyone, I am James here, founder of SmallCapAsia.com. Today I have the honour of inviting Ernest over for a short interview. Holding both a CFA® charter and CA Singapore designation, Ernest is an avid investor, trader & remisier. He provides his readers with in-depth insights into SGX listed companies and his writings and comments have been featured in various mainstream & online media such as Bloomberg, Business Times Invest, The Edge Magazine, Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, FM95.8 and Channel NewsAsia. You can also check out a lot more of his value-added services at his website @ http://ernest15percent.com/index.php/about-me/. Without...

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Food Empire Holdings: Brewing a Pleasant Comeback

NAME: Food Empire Holdings LimitedTICKER: SGX: F03MARKET CAP: SGD 317.5 Million (As of 29 Sep 2017)MARKET PRICE / SHARE: SGD 0.595 (As of 29 Sep 2017)SECTOR: Consumer ProductsINDUSTRY: Instant Beverage & Food Ingredient COMPANY PROFILE (Excerpt from Company’s Website): SGX Mainboard-listed Food Empire Holdings (Food Empire) is a global branding and manufacturing company in the food and beverage sector. The Group has 24 offices (representative and liaison) worldwide. The Group operates nine manufacturing facilities in India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Russia, Ukraine and Vietnam. Food Empire’s products include: A wide variety of beverages like coffee mixes and cappuccinos, chocolate drinks &flavoured fruit teas. Instant breakfast cereal...

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Food Empire Holdings: Brewing a Pleasant Comeback

NAME: Food Empire Holdings LimitedTICKER: SGX: F03MARKET CAP: SGD 317.5 Million (As of 29 Sep 2017)MARKET PRICE / SHARE: SGD 0.595 (As of 29 Sep 2017)SECTOR: Consumer ProductsINDUSTRY: Instant Beverage & Food Ingredient COMPANY PROFILE (Excerpt from Company’s Website): SGX Mainboard-listed Food Empire Holdings (Food Empire) is a global branding and manufacturing company in the food and beverage sector. The Group has 24 offices (representative and liaison) worldwide. The Group operates nine manufacturing facilities in India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Russia, Ukraine and Vietnam. Food Empire’s products include: A wide variety of beverages like coffee mixes and cappuccinos, chocolate drinks &flavoured fruit teas. Instant breakfast cereal...

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Warren Buffett Invests like a Girl and Why You Should Do the Same?

Warren Buffett Invests like a Girl This article may look sexist at first glance. One might ask: “What do you mean by “invests like a girl”? Are you trying to insult Warren Buffett or are you trying to insult females?” Saying that someone does something “like a girl” is a common insult. Actually, neither. According to a post on blackrockblog.com, gender does play a role in affecting one’s investment style and causes men and women to make different investment decisions. With this in mind, we have interviewed Pauline Teo, Chief Executive Officer of 8I Education and the author of the book Value Investing for...

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Warren Buffett Invests like a Girl and Why You Should Do the Same?

Warren Buffett Invests like a Girl This article may look sexist at first glance. One might ask: “What do you mean by “invests like a girl”? Are you trying to insult Warren Buffett or are you trying to insult females?” Saying that someone does something “like a girl” is a common insult. Actually, neither. According to a post on blackrockblog.com, gender does play a role in affecting one’s investment style and causes men and women to make different investment decisions. With this in mind, we have interviewed Pauline Teo, Chief Executive Officer of 8I Education and the author of the book Value Investing for...

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Why I Ask My Wife to Keep her Apac IPO Shares

“Couple of days before APAC Realty IPO” After writing the article on APAC Realty IPO, i applied for the shares and told my wife to do the same. The funny conversation goes like this: Wife: “Aiyah, I don’t wish to waste $2 again.” Me: “Wah lau, you can make it back multifold if you just get one Good IPO that increases in price during debut. And the odds are much better than Toto or 4D too.” Wife: “Sure good or not?” Me: “Ya, your husband is writing about the IPO now. Expert by your side but you don’t want...

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Why I Ask My Wife to Keep her Apac IPO Shares

“Couple of days before APAC Realty IPO” After writing the article on APAC Realty IPO, i applied for the shares and told my wife to do the same. The funny conversation goes like this: Wife: “Aiyah, I don’t wish to waste $2 again.” Me: “Wah lau, you can make it back multifold if you just get one Good IPO that increases in price during debut. And the odds are much better than Toto or 4D too.” Wife: “Sure good or not?” Me: “Ya, your husband is writing about the IPO now. Expert by your side but you don’t want...

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The ABC of P2P – A Concise Guide to P2P Lending

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is a revolutionary FinTech innovation, with the potential to address the lack of SME financing in Singapore. Since traditional middlemen like bankers aren’t part of the system, it increases profits for investors and convenience for borrowers and small businesses. Banks’ major financial model has been interest spreads – the difference between what it charges on bank loans and what it offers on your savings. Suppose Anna deposits SGD 100 in a bank, and gets SGD 1.50 per year of interest on it. You, a small growing business, on the other hand, may be charged even up to SGD 20 per...

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The ABC of P2P – A Concise Guide to P2P Lending

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is a revolutionary FinTech innovation, with the potential to address the lack of SME financing in Singapore. Since traditional middlemen like bankers aren’t part of the system, it increases profits for investors and convenience for borrowers and small businesses. Banks’ major financial model has been interest spreads – the difference between what it charges on bank loans and what it offers on your savings. Suppose Anna deposits SGD 100 in a bank, and gets SGD 1.50 per year of interest on it. You, a small growing business, on the other hand, may be charged even up to SGD 20 per...

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Share Buybacks: Is it always a Good Thing?

More often than not, Share buybacks are looked upon as a positive catalyst. In general, the company perform this activity when it thinks that the prices are undervalued at current levels and they are confident in the prospects further ahead. Furthermore, Share Buybacks reduce the company’s outstanding shares so that the EPS (earnings per share) are accelerated with the “pie” being shared among lesser people. This enhances the assurance for investors to invest in the company; fuelling the increase of the stock price advancement. However, there is always two sides to a story. Let us examine some of the potential benefits and pitfalls of a stock...

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Share Buybacks: Is it always a Good Thing?

More often than not, Share buybacks are looked upon as a positive catalyst. In general, the company perform this activity when it thinks that the prices are undervalued at current levels and they are confident in the prospects further ahead. Furthermore, Share Buybacks reduce the company’s outstanding shares so that the EPS (earnings per share) are accelerated with the “pie” being shared among lesser people. This enhances the assurance for investors to invest in the company; fuelling the increase of the stock price advancement. However, there is always two sides to a story. Let us examine some of the potential benefits and pitfalls of a stock...

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