Category Archives: Financial Management

Hit by Disruptive Innovations – SPH and Comfort Delgro

Two well-known companies were languishing in their stock prices. The Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) and Comfort Delgro were doing well in the past. Over a one-year period, share price of SPH dropped from $3.77 to $2.76 on 31 August 2017. … Continue reading

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Actual Dividends received for 2017

I keep track of dividends received for each stock and real estate investment trust (Reit) in my Singapore equity portfolio. I received dividends for SPDR STI ETF too. When I compute the actual dividend yield based on my cost of … Continue reading

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Have share prices caught up with 2013 prices?

Let’s see how shares prices of today compare with that beginning of 2013 (about 5 years back). The STI for 31 December 2012 was 3,167 points. It is now at 3,318 points. The performances of some stocks were exceptional like … Continue reading

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Which sectors of Singapore stocks did well since 2016?

It is interesting to drill down and see how each sector of the listed companies was performing since 2016. I use the FTSE ST Indexes and compare them from 31 December 2015 to 21 July 2017. This is one and … Continue reading

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Two-track performance of STI stocks

The Straits Times Index (STI) was up 14.3% since the start of 2017. Only half of 30 component stocks of STI beat the benchmark. Stock 30/12/2016 20/7/2017 Change YZJ Shipping 0.815 1.35 65.6% Global Logistics 2.20 3.32 50.9% City Dev … Continue reading

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NetLink NBN Trust IPO favours big players

The big Initial Public Offering of this year was NetLink NBN Trust, a business trust. It has a value of $2.34 billion. The IPO was for 2,898,000,001 units at $0.81. This was offered out as follows: International placement of 2,713,000,001 … Continue reading

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In share investment never say, “I could have…”

Last Friday July 14, the Straits Times Index (STI) touched a 52-week new high at 3,287.43 points. A thought came to my mind and disturbed me. I was telling myself, why did I sell my shares so much earlier and … Continue reading

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