Moneyball Series Part 3 – Impressions

Moneyball is somewhat similar to value investing where we buy assets with high earnings power or value for the least amount of money possible. I decided to start this series to look at some of the timeless lessons from Moneyball that are applicable to investing. I hope that you would have as much fun reading … Continue reading Moneyball Series Part 3 – Impressions

Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) – My month-long love affair

Peabody Energy Corp (NYSE:BTU) is a pure play coal producer with assets in the United States and Australia. An acquaintance of mine first introduced it to me and I also realized that Harris "Kuppy" Kupperman also owns this stock. At first glance, this is a very cheap stock in terms of valuation. I'm also surprised … Continue reading Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) – My month-long love affair

Pacific Century Regional Developments (SGX:P15) – The Peculiar Case of PCRD

PCRD (SGX:P15) is an investment holding company with interests in telecommunication, media, IT solutions, logistics and property development and investments. You know it is just a holding company when they only have the corporate information and investors' relations in their website, nothing more. Business Overview Its crown jewel is its 22.72% stake in PCCW (SEHK:0008). … Continue reading Pacific Century Regional Developments (SGX:P15) – The Peculiar Case of PCRD

Okamoto Industries (TYO:5122) – The Quiet Innovator

Say, what's the most expensive condom selling in Lazada.com? A quick search revealed the one product that beats the rest hands down. Snapshot from Lazada.com There we have it. Okamoto's Zero One, arguably the world's thinnest condom yet, is the most expensive selling at about $5 per condom (box of 3) while the rest ranges … Continue reading Okamoto Industries (TYO:5122) – The Quiet Innovator

OKP Holdings (SGX:5CF) – This, Too, Shall Pass

In Singapore's rather small infrastructure construction landscape, there are few market leaders that are well known throughout the industry. You have KTC for earthworks, CSC/Ryobi Kiso for bored piling, Yongnam for steel construction etc etc. For roadworks, we have Or Kim Peow Contractors (OKP). OKP Holdings Limited and its subsidiary corporations are a leading infrastructure … Continue reading OKP Holdings (SGX:5CF) – This, Too, Shall Pass

Straits Trading (SGX:S20) – Multiple Growth Platforms in this Deep Value Play

I hate debt. Mainly because I have seen lots of company collapse due to poor debt management. Straits Trading was one company which I used to avoid due to its low equity to debt and cash to debt ratio. However, looking away from all that, I feel that this is a company with lots of … Continue reading Straits Trading (SGX:S20) – Multiple Growth Platforms in this Deep Value Play

Spindex Industries (SGX:564) – 3Q 2019 Results at a Glance

Spindex Industries (SGX:564), one of the companies that we've covered recently, has just reported their financial results for 3Q19. Here's a summary of their results. Satisfactory Performance Spindex reported 2% decline in their turnover from $38.1 million in Q3 FY2018 to $37.4 million in Q3 FY2019. This is due to challenging business conditions in Q3 … Continue reading Spindex Industries (SGX:564) – 3Q 2019 Results at a Glance