See what The CEO's thought of the US Economy, Tourism & Travel and Commodities this week

NAOS Asset Management

“There are 4.8 million Airbnb users in Australia and 122,500 active listings, an increase of 40 per cent over last year” Joe Gebbia, Co-founder, Airbnb Show More


Buy Hold Sell: 5 out-of-favour stocks

Buy Hold Sell

Everyone loves a bargain, but buying out-of-favour stocks can be a risky business. The five stocks discussed in today’s episode have fallen an average of 32% over the past year, so is it better to snap up some value, or avoid the falling knives? Show More


See what The CEO's thought of the Global Economy, Automotive & Retail this week

NAOS Asset Management

As part of the NAOS investment process, we pay particular attention to the comments made by company CEOs and business leaders in order to gain a greater understanding of the current investment environment and key trends that may be emerging. Below are quotes from the week which in our view... Show More


Where to find opportunities in large companies

Clime Asset Management

There is so much confusion about the stocks in the ASX’s large-caps index, the ASX 50. Some investors see them as ‘blue-chips’ by virtue of their size and longevity, and thus see them as long-term portfolio holds. Others think the ASX 50 is largely useless: a motley, concentrated index of... Show More

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Buy Hold Sell: 5 Household stocks

Buy Hold Sell

In this week’s episode of Buy Hold Sell, Catherine Allfrey from Wavestone Capital and Chad Slater from Morphic Asset Management share their view on Flight Centre, Harvey Norman, Coca-Cola Amatil, Qantas, and Treasury Wine Estates. Show More

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Here's what we learned from leading CEOs this week

NAOS Asset Management

As part of the NAOS investment process, we pay particular attention to the comments made by company CEO’s and business leaders in order to gain a greater understanding of the current investment environment and key trends that may be emerging. Below are quotes from the week which in our view... Show More


Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170725

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market bounced back from yesterday’s underperformance on the back of strong commodities and AUDUSD. Banks were up on currency/yield trade while Resources were up on commodity bounce. Aussie CPI data tomorrow…high AUDUSD means outlook is for weaker inflation…unlikely to back any RBA rate hike scare story in 2017. The... Show More

What we learned from our trip to Omaha

Ben Mcgarry

Christ Titley at Morgans recently hosted us on his podcast on the subject of our recent trip to the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting. Below are the key take-away’s, with a link to the full podcast. Totus has been a holder of Berkshire Hathaway for four years. We've read widely... Show More

4 domestic bubbles caused by incentives

Martin Conlon

“Show me the incentive and I’ll show you the outcome” ... Charlie Munger’s quip is typically insightful and relevant to many of the ructions currently facing the domestic economy, including a number of key sectors like real estate, consumer discretionary, telecommunications and energy, all of which will be examined in... Show More

CEO INSIGHTS – Week Ending 17 Mar 2017

NAOS Asset Management

“Consumer tastes are changing and concerns around health and not consuming too much sugar creates a lot of opportunities” Alison Watkins, MD, Coca-Cola Amatil Show More


Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170314

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market was flat with resources holding up the rest of the market. Resources were the best performers with Metals & Mining leading the way while Utilities, IT and Property lead the way down. Central banks take center stage on Super Thursday (1) US Fed is the big show… will... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170313

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market moved down with weaker commodities and weaker yield despite solid non-farm payroll pushing March rate rise to near 100% probability. Gold was a substantial outperformer in a day when most sectors were negative…Property, Energy and Health Care were the worst performers. Volatility index in Australia reached historical lows... Show More

Coca Cola Amatil, Stockland, QUBE Holdings, Healthscope and Fairfax Media - First Impressions from Reporting.

Bell Potter

Coca Cola Amatil (CCL): Divisional highlights:Australia Beverage volumes down 2.1%. EBIT down 1.8% to $455.3m, EBIT margin up 0.3ppts to 17.1%; NZ & Fiji volumes up 9.6%. EBIT up 6.9% to $105.6, EBIT margin down 02ppts to 19.1%; Indonesia and PNG volumes up 6.2%. EBIT up 42.9% to $69.6m, EBIT... Show More

ASX:CCL ASX:FXJ ASX:QUB ASX:SGP Longform ASX:HSO February 2017 Reporting Season

Quintessentials: The continuing “search for yield”

Bell Potter

The Australian share market is currently offering a 4.5% yield (80% franked), which is slightly below the long-term average of 4.6%. However, grossed up for franking credits, the dividend yield is 6.0%, which is well above 90 bank bills (1.8%), the 10-year bond yield (2.8%), and 12-month term deposits at... Show More

Are bond-like stocks still attractive?

Livewire Exclusive

We spoke with Sam Ferraro from Evidente in early February about a group of stocks with earnings certainty – Amcor, ASX, Brambles, Ramsay Healthcare, and Coca-Cola Amatil. Since then, all except Brambles have outperformed the ASX200. Some names have pulled back recently, but he says he’s still happy to be... Show More


GARY Glitter (Growth And Reasonable Yield)

Marcus Tuck

One theme we have explored in the past is the search for stocks that have a good combination of dividend yield and earnings growth, the so called GARY stocks (Growth And Reasonable Yield). We think that continues to be a sensible strategy and have screened the ASX 100 universe for... Show More

8 stocks that meet these demanding criteria

Marcus Tuck

From time to time we run a quantitative screen over the Australian share market to identify stocks that prima facie have some attractive valuation and fundamental metrics. Quantitative screening such as this is just a first-cut exercise rather than the final word. It is far from foolproof and only as... Show More

Coca-Cola Amatil Half Year Result - CCL profits rise despite weaker Australian operations


Coca-Cola Amatil (CCL), posted a slightly above consensus half year net profit of $198.2m. The result was driven by strong earnings growth in Indonesia/PNG, double digit growth in its Alcohol & Coffee division and its more mature NZ & Fiji business For more Reporting Season coverage, please visit Show More

Coca-Cola Amatil ASX:CCL August 2016 Reporting Season

First Impression: Coca-Cola Amatil (CCL) Interim Result

Bell Potter

Divisional highlights: Australia Beverage (67% group EBIT) volumes down 1.5%. EBIT down 1.9% to $218m, EBIT margin 16.8%, up 0.3 ppts; NZ & Fiji (14% group EBIT) volumes up 10.5%. EBIT up 5.4% to $46.7m, EBIT margin up 0.2ppts to 18%; Indonesia and PNG volumes up 14.2%. EBIT up 65.2%... Show More


Buy Hold Sell: Blue Chip Bargains?

Buy Hold Sell

Investing isn’t a popularity contest and when it comes to being un-popular Australia’s ‘Blue Chips’ are leading the way. The reasons to be negative are numerous and well documented. Banks face rising regulation, traditional retailers are grappling with the shift to online and consumer staples are under pressure from aggressive... Show More


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