Equities

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Equities
Scott Shuttleworth

Buying undervalued stocks is traditionally the way investors seek to deliver returns over the long term. At Vega Capital, we utilise a differentiated way of looking at the markets in the United States and discuss it in today’s blog. There are two overarching algorithms we utilise, the first uses macroeconomic... Show More

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Tim Boreham

Which of the ‘buy now, pay later’ providers offers the best value and upside for investors: Afterpay, Zip, or neither of the above..?The rise of Afterpay (APT, $24.80) from obscurity to a circa $6 billion market cap entity has been widely documented, but less so Zip’s emergence from a... Show More

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Alex Cowie

With the Easter and Anzac period upon us, for some holiday reading, we’ve rounded up and summarised a baker’s dozen of the top wires of 2019 so far, including some of the most popular stock ideas, fundie interviews and big picture wires. 3 unmissable fundie interviews If you missed it, in... Show More

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Andrew Martin

I recently went to New Zealand to research the Financial sector. I was visiting banks and insurance companies, as well as seeing the regulators and getting insights into the NZ economy more broadly. Many Australian financial companies own material NZ based businesses, so it is important to keep on top... Show More

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Harley Grosser

I wrote about 5G Networks (5GN) back in December. Since then the company has entered the Data Centre market, raised $8m and a number of new funds have joined the register. So it is worth an update on what is happening at 5GN and where things might be heading from here. Melbourne... Show More

Expert Insights
Livewire Exclusive

When you invest in a business like AMP, nobody stops you in the street to tell you what a great investment it is. While the businesses that AMP run may not look very appealing, Simon Mawhinney, Chief Investment Officer at Allan Gray Australia, says it’s the price that you pay... Show More

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Hamish Carlisle

Poor capital allocation decisions are one of the most frustrating parts of being a patient and contrarian investor. We conduct detailed independent research and invest considerable resources and energy in developing a deep understanding of the value of the businesses we own. We focus on long-term fundamentals. We examine the... Show More

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Roger Montgomery

Investors should be aware that another tech boom appears to be underway. Exuberant valuations, zero profits and knowledgeable private equity owners lining up to sell their stakes are painting a cautious picture for technology stocks. This time the boom surrounds the conga line of technology unicorns that have filed to... Show More

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James Marlay

One of Australia’s most iconic funds management firms will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. From humble beginnings with just $30 million of assets under management Paradice Investment Management today manages ~$16 billion across five strategies invested in Australian and Global Equities. The culture at Paradice is performance focused, which... Show More

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Stephen Arnold

Conventional wisdom has it that superior GDP growth in EMs will produce superior EPS growth. Yet, over the last decade real EPS in India has fallen by almost 60% while real GDP has grown at over 7% p.a. We explain this ‘growth gap’ and debunk the EM growth fallacy. The... Show More

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Oscar Oberg

CIMIC Group (ASX: CIM) is a global engineering-led construction, mining and services business with a history dating back to 1899. This week, CIMIC released their 2019 annual general meeting update, guiding to a strong outlook for the year. The company pointed to a robust order book and expected... Show More

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Alex Cowie

We recently reviewed the ten most tipped stocks, which are leading the market by 17% so far this year. However, there was a second crop, the ‘ten more’ most tipped stocks (i.e. in positions 11-20)… So, how is this group tracking so far? This list included Jumbo Interactive and Nearmap, which... Show More

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Charlie Aitken

The world’s youngest billionaire was crowned in 2019. At age 21, Kylie Jenner and her business Kylie Cosmetics were included into this club. This rapid success reflects how powerful the “Instagram Generation” can be in shaping trends, particularly with respect to health and beauty. Jenner has 131 million followers on... Show More

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Rudi Filapek-Vandyck

Last week, I was reminded by a gold bug investor on Twitter that, as far as asset investment returns are concerned over the past two decades (1999-2019), gold came in a solid second, well ahead of the average equity or property market, but real estate investment trusts (REITs) have been... Show More