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Is Magni-Tech Industries Bhd Worth Investing In?

As at 5 September 2018, Magni-Tech Industries Bhd (Magni-Tech) is trading at RM 4.80 a share. It is 36.8% decline from RM 7.60 recorded on 4 August 2017.     Source: Google Finance You may ask: Why is there a massive decline in Magni-Tech’s stock price? How to avoid buying Magni-Tech at RM 7.60 on 4 August 2017? Should I dismiss Magni-Tech as an investment? Or, should I grab it now at RM 4.80 a share? First, I believe it is important to define what a good investment is in the stock market. Different individuals would have different beliefs...

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Should You Invest In Singapore Technologies Engineering Limited Now?

Singapore Technologies Engineering Limited (ST Engineering) came into being in 1997, via mergers of various companies involved in the shipbuilding, electronics engineering, automotive and aerospace sector. Some of these entities even went as far back as 1967. Over five decades, it had evolved into a diversified, globalised technology, defense, and engineering outfit today. As a major supplier and service provider to Singapore’s Defence Ministry and Armed Forces, not surprisingly, it is majorly held by Temasek Holdings. It is also a constituent of the Straits Times Index. Let’s take a look at seven key pieces of information that you need...

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Is Singapore Post Limited a Good Investment Now?

While Singapore is a highly wired country with much of the mailing correspondence shifting into electronic form, physical mail still occupies a prominent spot when it comes to official or legal notifications sent by government agencies or corporations. Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) is the only player in this field as it holds Singapore’s only public postal licensee. Mailman donning the blue uniform delivering mails and parcels within the neighborhood is still a common sight. We take a closer look at Singpost’s operations and earnings performance in this article. Business Segments SingPost has re-classified its business units into four segments...

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Is Singapore Post Limited a Good Investment Now?

While Singapore is a highly wired country with much of the mailing correspondence shifting into electronic form, physical mail still occupies a prominent spot when it comes to official or legal notifications sent by government agencies or corporations. Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) is the only player in this field as it holds Singapore’s only public postal licensee. Mailman donning the blue uniform delivering mails and parcels within the neighborhood is still a common sight. We take a closer look at Singpost’s operations and earnings performance in this article. Business Segments SingPost has re-classified its business units into four segments...

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Is UOL Group Ltd An Attractive Stock Right Now?

UOL Group Ltd has its roots traced back to 1963. In that year, Faber Union (HK) Ltd had incorporated Faber Union Ltd and subsequently, listed the company on the SGX in 1964. Nine years later, Wee Cho Yaw, a prominent banker in Singapore, had acquired a controlling stake in Faber Union Ltd. In 1975, Wee has renamed the company to United Overseas Land Ltd. Then, in 2016, the company was renamed to UOL Group Ltd. As of 30 June 2018, UOL Group Ltd has reported having total assets worth S$ 19.9 billion and thus, is a leading property corporation...

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Robert Kuok Invested In Wilmar International Limited, Should You?

Farming is one of the world’s oldest occupation and a vital one as it puts food on the table. Implemented on a large scale, agriculture becomes one of the primary industries that provide basic ingredients that are used to produce food in bulk and sold to retail consumers or farms as feedstock. With the mega trend of growing world population especially in Asia, agriculture is big business. In SGX, we have one of the world’s largest agribusiness group with over 500 manufacturing plants and an extensive distribution network covering China, Indonesia, India and 50 other countries. It is none...

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Is Matrix Concept Holdings Bhd Worth Investing In?

Matrix Concept Holdings Bhd (Matrix) was listed successfully onto Bursa Malaysia on 28 May 2013. At that time, it was valued at RM 278.4 million in market capitalization. Presently, as I write, Matrix has grown its market capitalization to RM 1.58 billion. It is a remarkable 468% jump in value in the 5-year period. In this article, I’ll share Matrix’s past achievements, provide an update on its future growth plans, and offer several tools to evaluate the investment potential of Matrix. Therefore, here are 8 key things to know about Matrix before you invest. #1: Stock Symbol Ticker Symbol:...

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7 Key Things to Know about Hang Lung Properties Limited

Hang Lung Properties Limited (Hang Lung) is a major property developer with major operations both in China and Hong Kong. It owns a diversified property portfolio including commercial, retail, office, serviced apartment and car park properties. It also develops residential units for sales. Hang Lung was founded in 1949 and is the property arm of Hang Lung Group limited, a real estate focused investment holding company. It is also a constituent of the Hang Seng Index. Here are 7 Key Points to Know about Hang Lung. Stock Information Ticker symbol: 0101 Market Capitalisation: HK$70.07 Billion Industry: Real Estate Development...

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4 Blue Chips With Low Valuation and High Dividend Yields

A Quick Look into 4 Blue Chips Trading at Low P/B with High Dividend Yield Price to Book (PB) Value measures the difference between current share price and the book value per share. Book value, as the name suggests, refers to the amount of assets carried on a company’s accounting book, after deducting all its liabilities. This is also known as the Net Asset Value (NAV). By dividing the book value or NAV by the total number of shares, we will get the NAV per share. Comparing the share price against NAV per share gives an indication of how...

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Is Lingkaran Trans Kota Holdings Bhd Still Worth Looking At With The New Malaysia Government In Power?

As at 7 August 2018, Lingkaran Trans Kota Holdings Bhd, commonly known as LITRAK, is trading at RM 4.49 a share. It is a recovery from its lowest: RM 3.76 on 18 May 2018. But nevertheless, it is 25% below the stock price of RM 5.50 – RM 6.00 before GE14 in Malaysia. Source: Google Finance Evidently, LITRAK was rocked by the GE14 results as Pakatan Harapan, the newly elected ruling government of Malaysia has stated that it would review all highway concession agreements and take them over so that it can abolish tolls gradually. The affected concessionaires would...

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7 Things to Note About Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust Latest Results

Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust (FLIT) is a Singapore-listed REIT that holds logistics and industrial assets in Australia, and more recently, Europe, after a blockbuster acquisition deal of 21 properties in Germany and Netherlands. It has a portfolio of 82 properties worth approximately A$2.8 billion. It conducted a private placement and rights issue in Apr 2018 to fund its expansion drive into Europe. With its 3Q FY18 results just announced, we take a closer at its earnings to see if it’s performing up to investors’ expectation. Revenue, Net Property Income and Distributable Income Source: Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust...

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Should We Fear The Trade War?

This Article was first published on 29th June 2018 on our Asia-In-Focus Newsletter. To get the latest newsletters, click here. Asia In Focus June 2018 Edition Should We Fear The Trade War? We are exactly at the halfway mark of 2018, the stock markets around Asia are not enjoying a good year till now. It seems that most of the major Asian exchanges are seeing a loss-making year. The Shanghai Composite Index has declined 15% this year. The Hang Seng Index, Singapore Straits Times Index and the Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index have all declined 5.1%, 4.7% and 5.1% respectively. And...

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What You Need to Know About BreadTalk Group Limited’s Latest Result

With a market cap of more than half a billion dollar, Breadtalk Group Limited (Breadtalk) is among Asia’s leading food and beverage conglomerates. The company saw its share price doubled in merely 2 years, from S$0.50 per share in 2016 to more than S$1.00 per share in 2018. (This does not include the share split of every 1 ordinary share into 2 ordinary shares in May 2018.) Despite owning a variety of household brands such as Toast Box, Food Republic and So Ramen, BreadTalk is continuing to expand its empire in the food and beverage industry by the joint...

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What You Should Know About Comfort Delgro’s Latest Quarterly Results

ComfortDelgro Corporation Limited (CDG) is a Straits Times Index constituent and one of the world’s largest land transport operator. Its businesses cover the full range of land transport options including bus, taxi, rail, car leasing, automotive engineering, vehicle inspection and testing, driving centres and outdoor advertising. In the past few years, CDG was in the spotlight for its struggling business performance reeling from intense industry competition with Grab and Uber that disrupted its traditional taxi business that has the largest fleet and market share in Singapore. While it is still the largest taxi operator locally, the size of its...

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How Is QL Resources Bhd Going To Grow In The Next Ten Year?

Have you noticed a mushrooming of Family Mart, the famous Japanese convenience store brand, stores across the streets of Kuala Lumpur recently? Perhaps, like me, you did. If so, have you ever wondered how this Japanese convenience-store chain grew so rapidly in the Klang Valley? Here, I have the story and it is related to QL Resources Bhd. If you are not a local stock investor, perhaps, you may not have heard of this company or be aware of its existence. But, to a trained investor, QL Resources Bhd had delivered sets of stellar financial results and compounded investors’ wealth...

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