Author: The Fifth Person

When to sell a stock: 3 best times to sell your stock to lock in your profits and protect your downside

Oftentimes, amateur investors only focus on their upside and when’s the best time to buy a stock. But you have to remember that buying a stock is only one part of the equation. Unless you plan to hold a stock for its dividends, knowing when to sell a stock is also just as important to making capital gains in the stock market. There’s no point in buying a stock at a bargain, see its price rise all the way up, and then witness it come tumbling back down again when the winds change. In this case, all your potential...

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When to sell a stock: 3 best times to sell a stock to lock in profits and protect your downside

Oftentimes, amateur investors only focus on their upside and when’s the best time to buy a stock. But you have to remember that buying a stock is only one part of the equation. Unless you plan to hold a stock for its dividends, knowing when to sell a stock is also just as important to making capital gains in the stock market. There’s no point in buying a stock at a bargain, see its price rise all the way up, and then witness it come tumbling back down again when the winds change. In this case, all your potential...

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10 things we learned the 2017 Caring Pharmacy AGM

Caring Pharmacy was established in 1994 by five pharmacists from Universiti Sains Malaysia. As the consumer awareness of community pharmacy services was still low in the 1990s, the founders’ intention was to instil the value of pharmacists in the healthcare profession by providing a one-stop centre for pharmacy services. With this concept, Caring Pharmacy quickly grew as a pharmacy community chain under the brand CARiNG Pharmacy. In 2013, Caring Pharmacy Group Berhad (Bursa: 5245) listed on Bursa Malaysia. To date, the company has 110 outlets since its founding more than 23 years ago. Most of its outlets are located...

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10 things we learned from the 2017 Caring Pharmacy AGM

Caring Pharmacy was established in 1994 by five pharmacists from Universiti Sains Malaysia. As the consumer awareness of community pharmacy services was still low in the 1990s, the founders’ intention was to instil the value of pharmacists in the healthcare profession by providing a one-stop centre for pharmacy services. With this concept, Caring Pharmacy quickly grew as a pharmacy community chain under the brand CARiNG Pharmacy. In 2013, Caring Pharmacy Group Berhad (Bursa: 5245) listed on Bursa Malaysia. To date, the company has 110 outlets since its founding more than 23 years ago. Most of its outlets are located...

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12 things to know about Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust before you invest

Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust (FLT) (SGX: BUOU) was recently listed on the SGX on 20 June 2016. It is the first SGX-listed REIT that invests solely in industrial properties located in major cities in Australia. In this article, I’ll cover FLT’s development over a period of 17 months after its listing, the potential risks it faces, and discuss its plans towards the immediate future. Here are the 12 things you need to know about Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust before you invest. Track record 1. FLT was listed with an initial portfolio of 51 properties worth A$1.58 billion....

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12 things to know about Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust before you invest

Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust (FLT) (SGX: BUOU) was recently listed on the SGX on 20 June 2016. It is the first SGX-listed REIT that invests solely in industrial properties located in major cities in Australia. In this article, I’ll cover FLT’s development over a period of 17 months after its listing, the potential risks it faces, and discuss its plans towards the immediate future. Here are the 12 things you need to know about Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust before you invest. Track record 1. FLT was listed with an initial portfolio of 51 properties worth A$1.58 billion....

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10 things to know about Dairy Farm International before you invest

A few days ago, I accompanied my mum to do some grocery shopping at Cold Storage. As we were picking some fruits, we bumped into an auntie who is a neighbour and a good friend of ours. Both “aunties” decided to shop together while I tagged along as their “assistant”. Here’s how their conversation went: Mum: “Look at these apples. They are so nice and fresh.” Auntie: “Hai lor (a typical Cantonese expression for agreement), all the fruits here look so good. It’s the same with the meat and vegetables. In fact, everything here looks so much better than...

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10 things to know about Dairy Farm International before you invest

A few days ago, I accompanied my mum to do some grocery shopping at Cold Storage. As we were picking some fruits, we bumped into an auntie who is a neighbour and a good friend of ours. Both “aunties” decided to shop together while I tagged along as their “assistant”. Here’s how their conversation went: Mum: “Look at these apples. They are so nice and fresh.” Auntie: “Hai lor (a typical Cantonese expression for agreement), all the fruits here look so good. It’s the same with the meat and vegetables. In fact, everything here looks so much better than...

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14 things to know about Sunway REIT before you invest

Sunway REIT (Bursa: 5176) is the second largest REIT listed on Bursa Malaysia. It derives income from a diverse portfolio of assets which include retail malls, office buildings, hotels, a hospital, and an industrial building located at key locations within the Klang Valley, Penang and Ipoh. As at 30 June 2017, the total value of Sunway REIT’s properties was appraised at RM6.69 billion. In this article, I’ll bring a detailed account of Sunway REIT’s success thus far, the challenges it faces and its recent developments to sustain growth in the future. Here are 14 things you need to know...

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14 things to know about Sunway REIT before you invest

Sunway REIT (Bursa: 5176) is the second largest REIT listed on Bursa Malaysia. It derives income from a diverse portfolio of assets which include retail malls, office buildings, hotels, a hospital, and an industrial building located at key locations within the Klang Valley, Penang and Ipoh. As at 30 June 2017, the total value of Sunway REIT’s properties was appraised at RM6.69 billion. In this article, I’ll bring a detailed account of Sunway REIT’s success thus far, the challenges it faces and its recent developments to sustain growth in the future. Here are 14 things you need to know...

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14 things to know about Sheng Siong Group before you invest

Question: How often do you walk past a solid investment that puts money into your pocket year after year? If you look around, you’d probably find many businesses that make their shareholders richer by the day. If you are struggling to find any, let me give you a hand. Ask yourself, ‘Where have you spent your money over the last 24 hours?’ I’m pretty sure these businesses are all around you and some of them are listed companies that will continue to deliver solid investment returns to shareholders. Which leads us to our next question, ‘Then why aren’t people...

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14 things to know about Sheng Siong Group before you invest

How often do you walk past a solid investment that puts money into your pocket year after year? If you look around, you’d probably find many businesses that make their shareholders richer by the day. If you are struggling to find any, let me give you a hand. Ask yourself, ‘Where have you spent your money over the last 24 hours?’ I’m pretty sure these businesses are all around you and some of them are listed companies that will continue to deliver solid investment returns to shareholders. Which leads us to our next question, ‘Then why aren’t people capitalizing...

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9 things to know about Bursa Malaysia before you invest

Bursa Malaysia Berhad (Bursa: 1818) is the official bourse of Malaysia. Listed in 2005, it offers a wide range of exchange-related services. They include listing, trading, clearing, settlement, and depository services mainly for the local securities and the derivatives market. As I write, Bursa Malaysia is worth around RM5.3 billion in market capitalization and is among the largest bourses in Southeast Asia. In this article, I’ll bring a detailed account of Bursa Malaysia’s success and achievements thus far and its outlook towards the near future. Here are 15 things you need to know about Bursa Malaysia before you invest....

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9 things to know about Bursa Malaysia before you invest

Bursa Malaysia Berhad (Bursa: 1818) is the official bourse of Malaysia. Listed in 2005, it offers a wide range of exchange-related services. They include listing, trading, clearing, settlement, and depository services mainly for the local securities and the derivatives market. As I write, Bursa Malaysia is worth around RM5.3 billion in market capitalization and is among the largest bourses in Southeast Asia. In this article, I’ll bring a detailed account of Bursa Malaysia’s success and achievements thus far and its outlook towards the near future. Here are nine things you need to know about Bursa Malaysia before you invest....

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8 things I learned from the 2017 Silverlake Axis AGM

It has been more than two years since short-seller ‘razor99’ accused Silverlake Axis of fraud tunneling via related party transactions with founder and chairman Goh Peng Ooi. After an independent investigation by Deloitte Singapore, Silverlake Axis was officially cleared from the allegation. The dust seems to have settled down but Silverlake Axis’s share price (59 cents as at 14 November 2017) is still struggling to recover from its previous peak of $1.17. The market doesn’t seem to be fully convinced, or rather the market seems to be still confused about the fate of Silverlake Axis. As I overheard from a...

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