My S.W.O.T Analysis for Hanwell Holdings (DM0)

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Introduction It’s the Great Singapore Sale, a lot of selling down of penny stocks in the market, but it also represents an opportunity to catch some stocks on fire sale. Sometimes things in a business change so fast that its share price doesn’t do it justice. For starters, Hanwell’s Cash per Share is $0.3069 and current share price stands at $0.2800. How could I not look into this company when … [Read more...]

AEM Holdings (AWX) Revisited Again

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Introduction AEM rose another 76% over 3 trading days since “AEM Holdings (AWX) Revisited” was published last weekend. In aggregate, AEM has risen 364% in 4 months since the first article, “My Bull Case For AEM Holdings (AWX)“, was posted. At S$2.57 per share, AEM has a market cap S$167m. With a ttm P/E of 19.5x, does AEM have further upside? Let’s find … [Read more...]

AEM Holdings (AWX) Revisited

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Introduction AEM has risen 164% in less than 4 months since “My Bull Case For AEM Holdings (AWX)” was published. I have to admit that the rate and extent of the rally exceeded my expectations; which nonetheless is a good thing. I was fortunate in the sense that the general market (STI) started to rally strongly at the start of the year till early April and that the semiconductor industry … [Read more...]

My S.W.O.T Analysis for Chasen Holdings (5NV)

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Introduction It is not common for me to be writing on penny stocks like Chasen, but it caught my attention with its spike. I got curious and started looking for more information regarding it and found some interesting facts. Coincidentally, one of our readers dropped us an e-mail and requested for a write-up on Chasen! For starters, Chasen is trading at a price-to-book ratio of 0.2198. The … [Read more...]

Simplify Your Research With 3R

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Researching for your next stock? I always had the habit of researching into a stock, buy it and once I’ve profited from it, forget about it. I wonder how many of you do this as well. It’s as though the research material was one-use. Maybe it’s time to re-look at your old research! I thought it would be interesting to share with you on my thoughts about the famous 3Rs (Reduce, Re-use, Recycle) that … [Read more...]

My Bull Case For AEM Holdings (AWX)

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Introduction When the new management (Lok Wai San & Albert Ng)  took over in 2011, they began a multi-year corporate restructuring process and invested heavily in R&D at the expense of short term pain (FY12,13,14 net loss was -S$1.38m, -S$4.07m, and -S$34.6m respectively). In light of recent events, it seems that the efforts of management has paid off and AEM is ready to rise from the … [Read more...]

Passive Income Is Overrated – Here’s Why

Passive income is overrated. Everybody is talking about passive income, and it is quite silly of me to swim against the current. But I feel that this is a topic that deserves more attention from the other standpoint. To put it out there, I’m not against passive income. But rather, something bigger, and something more important. I found that many supporters of passive income are supporting it just … [Read more...]

Want To Be A Great Investor?

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Everybody wants to be a great investor. I mean, who doesn’t, right? Living the high life, enjoying good food, travelling around the world. It’s so easy to sell the dream that investing is the way to go if you want to achieve those things. We all know the importance of investing, but question is, how do you begin investing if you don’t have any money to begin with? Investing is a lot about money … [Read more...]

Musings of a Young Investor: Lessons from Losses

“I have always found it profitable to study my mistakes” – from Reminiscences of a Stock Operator “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it” – George Santayana With that in mind, I decided that it would be a good opportunity to review my losses after investing in Singapore stocks for 3 years. Since tuition fees have already been paid, it would … [Read more...]

Musings of a Young Investor: What is the Price of YOUR Financial Freedom?

Financial Freedom is the endgame of most if not all investors, including myself. To be able to live the lifestyle that you so desire on the passive income of your investment portfolio and never having to work again is indeed an attractive proposition. Financial Freedom allows us to be the masters of our destiny and designer of our own lives. However, there is a misconception amongst most young … [Read more...]

My Bull Case For Sarine Technologies (U77)

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Introduction I first took notice of Sarine Technologies (“Sarine”) in early 2014. What captured my attention, aside from its skyrocketing share price ($0.10 in 2009 to $3.20 in 2014), was its stellar financial performance ever since the company changed its business model in 2009 from one-time sales to one that is more recurring in nature. However, like what Warren Buffett famously said, “Price … [Read more...]

My S.W.O.T Analysis For Jumbo (42R)

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When I think of Jumbo, the first thing that comes to my mind is their chilli crabs! Whenever I think of it, I can’t help but want to dip their delicious fried mantou buns into that savoury chilli sauce! Jumbo is one of the few companies that have done very well after IPO and seems to be on track to do even better. It IPO-ed at $0.25, look at how much it has risen already! This week, we take a … [Read more...]

My S.W.O.T Analysis of Dutech Holdings (CZ4)New

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Dutech is quite an interesting company that is worth taking a look into. Its share price has been relatively muted for many years and has only begun taking off after the 2015 Annual Report that was published on 27 February 2016. Dutech’s business operates in two segments, one being ‘High Security’ and the other being ‘Business Solutions’. You might be interested to know that they are the ones who … [Read more...]

One Big Lesson I Learnt From Brexit

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With all these drama in the market, there was one big lesson I learnt from Brexit. Shut out the noise. Look at a quick search I made on ‘Brexit’, and you’ll see fear painted all over the internet with headlines that would easily scare investors out of their rational minds. To the untrained eyes, all they see is fear and losses. The trained sees the opportunities in crises. While the news … [Read more...]

Financial Graduation – Have You Graduated?

Singapore is great at churning out high-quality academic graduates but I wonder how many of us have Financially Graduated. Of course, the term ‘Financial Graduation’ doesn’t properly exists because people don’t care enough about it. (And perhaps because I just came up with it.) Financial Graduation is simply the progression from a lower tier to a higher tier of learning. Very much similar to the … [Read more...]

My S.W.O.T Analysis For Chip Eng Seng (C29)

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This article will serve as a competitor analysis or follow-up of my recent article on My S.W.O.T Analysis For Wee Hur (E3B). I was highlighted about this company by one of our readers and thought it would make for a great article to compare how these two companies differ. Strengths Net-Net Positive Skin In The Game Net-Net Positive Similar to Wee Hur, Chip Eng Seng(CES) also enjoys a … [Read more...]

Musings of a Young Investor: Starting Early vs Starting Late

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I met an old friend for supper recently to catch up on each other’s lives. Naturally, the topic of investing came up, and my friend (who is the same age as I) made the following comment: “Bro, why do you invest so young? Go enjoy your youth while you still can! No point investing when you’re young with so little amounts, you won’t get far. I’d rather spend money now travelling the world, eating … [Read more...]

My S.W.O.T Analysis For Wee Hur (E3B)

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Wee Hur first caught my eye when I decided to play around with Benjamin’s Graham Net-Net filter after reading Deep Value Investing by Jeroen Bos. If you haven’t read this book, I highly recommend it! It features a lot of case studies where the author applied net-net filter and his thought process behind the investment. At first glance, Wee Hur wouldn’t interest you at all just by looking at its … [Read more...]

3 Things To Do In A Quiet Market

Let’s admit it, not every day will present an opportunity to buy stocks as an investor. There are periods of droughts and periods of abundance of cheap stocks. So the question is, what do we do in a quiet market? Feeling cash-rich but having little or no opportunities to deploy them meaningfully can be a little annoying at times. But remember, it’s not wrong to hold onto cash. Your cash does not … [Read more...]

My S.W.O.T Analysis For Sheng Siong (OV8)

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I think most people would be able to relate to Sheng Siong because they’ve probably seen it around or shopped in it before. It’s quite surprising how people show little interest to things they see or visit every other day. I thought it would be quite interesting to look into Sheng Siong’s business since I buy my favourite sweets there from time to time. Initially I didn’t think much of Sheng Siong … [Read more...]