Banks are a cash cow and will remain a cash cow in the next 5 years. I feel that the banks will continue to give strong dividends even in this crisis and the years to come. However, I question the ability of the banks to grow in Singapore and the future of it.
Powermatic Data (SGX:BCY) just released their long awaited full year results after a 2-month time extension filed with SGX RegCo. Since Feb 2020, the Group released updates on their operations in Suzhou. In a nutshell, operations were halted on 3 Feb 2020 due to mandatory closure under the directive of the local government and has … Continue reading Powermatic Data (SGX:BCY) – Still Picking Up The Cash Flow
I have started a series of posts on understanding financial statements. In this post, I will look at the concept known as free cash flow and why it is important, what it means and how to use it when analyzing companies.
Nordic Group Limited (SGX:MR7) is a global solutions provider in areas of System Integration, Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul & Trading, Precision Engineering, Scaffolding, Insulation Services and Petrochemical & Environmental Engineering Services. In 2020, they are hit by a number of issues relating to Covid-19 such as the extended closures of the Group's operations in China and … Continue reading Nordic (SGX:MR7) – Will Contract Backlog Will Push Nordic Back Up?
Union Gas Holdings Limited (SGX:IF2) has reported an increase in profits for FY19 and ended the period with $6.8 million of free cash flows.The double digit growth in revenue and profit is due to the incorporation of their commercial LPG business and it can have a positive impact on Union Gas's future earnings.The COVID-19 will … Continue reading Union Gas Holdings Limited (SGX:IF2) – Under-appreciated Cash Flow Machine with 7.5% Yield
Summary Teckwah Industrial Corporation (SGX:561) trades at 30% discount to tangible book value and EV/EBIT of 6.83.Part of the performance decline in FY18 is due to the ongoing trade war.The company has been generating consistent free cash flow with current dividend yield of 3.3%.Teckwah is implementing a transformation plan which will provide near term and … Continue reading Teckwah Industrial Corporation (SGX:561) – Cheap Value Play, But Execution is Key
When I first invested in Powermatic Data, what I saw was a company with huge margin of safety with its cash hoard and properties. If you ask me then, what does it do, I would probably say "they have something to do with modems". That was almost 3 years ago. Today, Powermatic Data is a … Continue reading Powermatic Data (SGX:BCY) – The Right Place at the Right Time
Real estate company Straits Trading (SGX:S20) is valued by the company at a 44% discount to its net asset value of $3.66 based on its current share price of $2.07. If based on my RNAV calculation done in my previous post (see here), it would be trading at 43% of RNAV of $4.79. I decided … Continue reading Straits Trading (SGX:S20) – Value Unlocking Continues but…
September came and flew past. Events, both life and work, stacked up so closely that everything seemed to happen so fast. I had my 2 weeks reservist and it felt like a much needed vacation. The low point is when I had to fork out $2k for my car repair cost and my root canal … Continue reading September 19 Review – Big Win for REITs
The first time I had the famous Chili Crab by Jumbo Seafood was at their Dempsey Hill outlet. Imagine my surprise when I saw that their restaurant is packed on a Tuesday night. Even when we left the premises at 10pm, it is still relatively full, mostly tourists. As I dug deeper into the company's … Continue reading Jumbo Group (SGX:42R) – Workable, Scalable