Author: VALUE INVEST ASIA

Top 7 Things You Need To Know About SATS Ltd Before Investing

SATS Limited (SGX:S58 ) (S58 5.09 +0.01 +0.20%) is listed on the Singapore Exchange and is part of the 30 companies that make up the Straits Times Index (STI). It runs a monopolistic business for airport services and ground handling services in Singapore coupled with other businesses in its portfolio. These businesses include in-flight food and services, food products & distribution and catering services. Other than the airline industry, SATS also serve the healthcare and hospitality sector, mostly through its food business. In total, SATS has a presence in 14 countries covering 53 cities and 47 airports. It serviced 91...

Read More

A Lesson From Valuation Guru: Aswath Damodaran

Last week, I got an opportunity to attend an event by Professor Aswath Damodaran. For those of you unfamiliar with him. Professor Damodaran is the Professor of Finance at Stern School of Business at New York University (NYU). He is one of the leading voices on the topic of financial valuation. He is one of the key investors I follow regularly as I always find his method of valuing a company very refreshing. Therefore, when I heard he is coming to give a talk in Singapore, I jumped at the invitation. The event: “An Evening With Professor Aswath Damodaran...

Read More

7 Things To Note About UOL Group Limited Before Investing

Have you stayed in a Pan Pacific or a ParkRoyal hotel before? Not many people realized that these two famous hospitality brands are actually based in Singapore. Both Pan Pacific and ParkRoyal are part of UOL Group Limited (SGX:U14) (U14 6.93 +0.06 +0.87%) . UOL Group is part of the 30 constituents of the Straits Times Index(STI). It is a property company with presence in the residential and commercial development and hospitality management industries. 1. Stock Information TICKER SYMBOL: SGX:U14 MARKET CAP: S$5.5 billion (May 2017) INDUSTRY: Property 2. Business Overview UOL Group is a major player in the Singapore property industry...

Read More

Top 7 Things To Know About SembCorp Industries Limited Before Investing

Sembcorp Industries Limited (SGX:U96) (U96 3.22 +0.03 +0.94%) is a Singapore-listed conglomerate with a market capitalization of S$5.4 Billion (May 2017). The company that is also one of the thirty companies that make up the Straits Times Index (STI). SembCorp Industries (SCI) has seen some rough times in the past few years. This was mainly due to the decline in its offshore and marine business as the oil and gas sector is suffering. It has seen its share price fallen from about S$5.40 per share to the current S$3.20 per share. However, does that mean that opportunities are lurking within...

Read More

7 Things To Know About Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Limited Before Investing

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Limited (OCBC) (SGX: O39) (O39 10.37 +0.07 +0.68%)is one of three locally listed banks in Singapore. It is the second largest bank by market capitalization in Southeast Asia, at about S$43.2 billion as at 22nd May 2017. Listed on the Singapore Exchange, OCBC Bank’s key markets are Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Greater China. It has more than 610 branches and representative offices in 18 countries and regions. These include the more than 340 branches and offices in Indonesia under subsidiary Bank OCBC NISP, and over 100 branches and offices in Hong Kong, China and Macau under OCBC Wing...

Read More

Is Genting Singapore Worth An Investment?

If you have come to Singapore, then going to Resort World Sentosa is definitely one of the sites you are recommended to visit. The famous integrated resort is owned and operated by Genting Singapore PLC (SGX:G13). Genting Singapore is a Singapore-listed casino and integrated resorts owner and operator. It is one of two casino/ integrated resort owners in Singapore, the other being Marina Bay Sands. This means Genting Singapore is part of a duopoly in the Singapore’s gaming industry. This puts it in an advantageous position. Genting Singapore is a subsidiary of Genting Berhad (KLSE: GENTING), a conglomerate listed on...

Read More

Top 7 Things You Need To Know About Singapore Exchange

If you are interested in the Singapore stock market, then you have to invest via the Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX: S68), or more commonly known as SGX. SGX, which is listed in Singapore and is part of the 30 companies that make up the Straits Times Index (STI). The exchange is the largest in Southeast Asia and houses more than 700 companies. It is the only stock exchange in Singapore. This means that it is essentially a monopoly here in the city-state. Here are 7 things you need to know about Singapore Exchange Limited. Stock Information TICKER SYMBOL: SGX:S68 MARKET...

Read More

5 Tools To Supercharge Your Investment Process: For A Singapore Investor

I used to be a car nut. I was such a car nut that I ended up studying automotive engineering for my major in University. In my youth, all I could think about is buying an American muscle car and supercharging it. Of course, that is before I realize how lousy an investment a car was, not to mention the huge road tax and fuel cost associated with a muscle car. That is when I turned from a car nut to a stock nut. Nevertheless, my desire to “supercharge” things never faded. Living in the technological age allows us...

Read More

Top 7 Things To Know About Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Top 7 Things To Know About Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust (SGX:A17U) is one of the largest real estate investment trusts in Singapore. Listed in Singapore, The post Top 7 Things To Know About Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust appeared first on Value Invest...

Read More

Should We Track Insiders’ and Major Investors’ Purchase?

Are All Share Purchase Created Equal? People can sell shares for many different types of reasons. They can sell shares for a non-investment purposes such as needing to buy a new house, pay down debt, fund their kid’s university fees, and even just to spend it on leisure. On the other hand, buying shares generally fall into more distinct categories. Peter Lynch pretty much sums up our thoughts with this saying, “Insiders might sell their shares for any number of reasons, but they buy them for only one: they think the price will rise”. This might be an oversimplification,...

Read More

How To Start A Brokerage Account In Singapore In Three Easy Steps

So, you have read through all the basics about investing from our investing 101 page. You are now ready to start dipping your toes into the stock market. That is wonderful news. However, how do you actually trade shares in the market? Here are the three easy steps to start investing. Open Your CDP Account If you are in Singapore, you would need to open two accounts; a brokerage account and a Central Depository (CDP) account. A CDP account is basically a “bank account” for your stock, directly managed by the Singapore Exchange. Once you purchased a Singapore stock,...

Read More

How To Start A Brokerage Account In Singapore In Three Easy Steps

So, you have read through all the basics about investing from our investing 101 page. You are now ready to start dipping your toes into the stock market. That is wonderful news. However, how do you actually trade shares in the market? Here are the three easy steps to start investing. Open Your CDP Account If you are in Singapore, you would need to open two accounts; a brokerage account and a Central Depository (CDP) account. A CDP account is basically a “bank account” for your stock, directly managed by the Singapore Exchange. Once you purchased a Singapore stock,...

Read More

7 Reasons Why You Should Start Investing In The Stock Market Now

Today is the day. Today is the day that you are looking to start your investing journey. You have worked hard all your life. You might have struggled for years to pay back your debt. Or your salary has finally reached a point where you can start saving. Or you are nearing your retirement and planning to be a full-time investor. We are all at different stages of our lives now. But, I have 7 good reasons for you on why you should start investing now. Inflation If your savings are just sitting in a bank, they are actually...

Read More

Taking Your First Step into REITs Investing

This article was first published on SmallCapAsia.com  With REITs investing gaining popularity these days, you may be tempted to jump on the bandwagon and generate some dividend income of your own. However, for one who is new to investing, taking a leap into the unknown may not sound like a good idea. Here is a quick guide to what you may want to look out for when choosing a REIT. 1. Nature of Business Firstly, REITs can come in the form of specific sectors, such as retail, industrial, hospitality or commercial. As REITs investing is a long-term commitment, you...

Read More

Top 7 Things To Know About Starhub Limited

Starhub Limited (SGX:CC3) is the second largest telecommunication company in Singapore. It is listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. The company is a listed subsidiary of Singapore Technologies Telemedia. In turn, Singapore Technologies Telemedia is a portfolio company of the country’s sovereign wealth fund, Temasek Holdings. In effect, Temasek Holdings has about a 56% stake in the telco. The company is also one of the highest-yielding stock on the Singapore Exchange and one of the constituent stock of the Straits Times Index. It offers a dividend yield of about 5.8% for investors. That might be an attractive yield for...

Read More

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter