What will the world look like in five years’ time? A difficult question to answer, but one that long-term equity investors must ask themselves every day. In 2014, Amazon remained outside the world’s top 10 companies, Telstra’s share price peaked at over $6.60 per share, and Afterpay was nothing more... Show More
Over the last 20 years we have seen many of Australia’s larger companies such as Brambles, Woolworths, Fosters, NAB, Woolworths, Orica and Amcor demerge and spin off smaller parts of their business on the stock market. The primary objective for separately listing the demerged company was to allow both the... Show More
Quality companies are characterised as having good return on equity (ROE), strong earnings growth and low levels of gearing. In this episode of Buy Hold Sell we've identified stocks in the ASX100 that meet these criteria, the challenge now is to see if there's value for investors. Shares in Cochlear, Flight... Show More
There's a bit of an issue for investors seeking income from the local market. The challenge is that just 6 companies account for more than 50% of the income generated from the ASX200. That's the 'Big Four' banks, Telstra and BHP. Whilst the income might be attractive there's clearly a... Show More
When looking at all stocks over a period of time, even the best quality ones, it becomes clear that companies often fall into or out of favour with investors based on short-term factors. These short-term factors can greatly impact the perception and the PE rating of the company’s stock price... Show More
In this interview, I discuss the best long-term investment opportunities in the sector, which stocks I am cautious on, and what the future holds for the sector as a whole. Show More
Australia’s Healthcare sector has outperformed all others over the last five years, due to strong demand from investors seeking companies with reliable earnings growth. This has pushed valuations to historically high levels, with some healthcare companies trading at a 50 per cent premium to their global peers, and a 100... Show More
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