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

Keck Seng Investments (HK:0184) – Not Just Another HK Property Play

Keck Seng Investments (HK:0184) is a investment holdings company listed in the Hong Kong stock exchange. Before you close this tab thinking that it is another one of those Hong Kong property plays taking advantage of the unrest and decreasing property prices, well, it it not. Keck Seng Investments owns and operates hotel properties in … Continue reading Keck Seng Investments (HK:0184) – Not Just Another HK Property Play

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

Straits Trading (SGX:S20) – Value Unlocking Continues but…

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…

United Global (SGX:43P) – Taking off with Repsol (BME:REP)

On 30 September 2019, United Global (SGX:43P) announced that Spain's oil major Repsol (BME:REP) will purchase a 40% stake in one of their subsidiary, United Oil Company, for up to US$46.5mil. While selling a huge stake in their core business does not sound like good news, I felt otherwise. After understanding Repsol's ambitions in the … Continue reading United Global (SGX:43P) – Taking off with Repsol (BME:REP)

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