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The pros and cons of offshore earners

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Offshore earning companies offer leverage to larger markets with the potential kicker in the form of a currency tailwind. The AUD has fallen from above 80 cents in January to current levels ~74 cents, with forecasters tipping further declines. In this thematic discussion Matthew Kidman asks Tony Waters from QVG... Show More

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Bell Potter Analyst Outlook & Top Stock Picks for FY19

Bell Potter

In this report, our analysts share their sector view and top stock picks for FY19 across sectors including banks and general insurers, diversified financials, fixed income, agricultural FMCG, technology, discretionary retail, industrials, resources, and healthcare & biotech. Show More

The only 6 stocks to pass our filters

Marcus Tuck

This time last year we published an article on Livewire called ‘Screening for low-risk equity investments’. Of the seven stocks we discussed, most did well, with an average gain of 90% across them. Livewire got in touch and asked us to reflect on the original research, and reapply the strategy... Show More

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Seven high conviction stocks in March

Andrew Tang

Our high conviction stocks are those that we think offer the highest risk-adjusted returns over a 12-month timeframe, supported by a higher-than-average level of confidence. This month we add BHP Billiton back to the list, and remove Corporate Travel Management after a strong run following results. Show More

Seven high conviction stocks in February

Andrew Tang

As we look ahead to reporting season, solid returns are still achievable in this market, but these returns should not come at the expense of investors taking on excessive levels of risk. We identify those stocks that we think offer the highest risk-adjusted return through 2018. Show More

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Livewire Summer School: Going with the flow

Marcus Padley

There is Fundamental analysis and there is Technical analysis. A lot of investors think it ends there. But there is another body of analysis that is essential to the process which is not so obvious, analysis that any fund manager in the small and mid-cap space must master and respect. Show More

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Bell Potter Analyst Outlook & Top Stock Picks for 2018

Bell Potter

In this report, our analysts share their sector view and top stock picks for 2018 across sectors including banks and general insurers, diversified financials, LICs, fixed income, agricultural FMCG, technology, discretionary retail, industrials, resources, and healthcare & biotech. Show More

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Industrials Outlook for 2018 - Tim Piper

Bell Potter

RWC manufactures rough plumbing products and is the market leader in ‘push-to-connect’ fittings. We see further market share gains in the US within the existing Repair & Renovation end market, while the launch of a new range of products (EvoPEX) will open an additional end market in new residential construction.... Show More

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What Mattered Today: TPG ontrack

James Gerrish

Weakness in the commodity complex overnight weighed on the ASX today with the index finishing in the red for the 3rd straight day. Copper the main target overnight and that provided the topic for our AM report this morning. Last night’s fall in Copper was blamed mainly on a stronger... Show More

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Stock ideas from Livewire Live

Livewire Equities

Six weeks ago, some of the brightest investment minds in the market presented their best stock idea to the Livewire Live audience. In the short period since, they are 3% ahead of the market. Read on for stock ideas from Chris Prunty, Tim Samway, Roger Montgomery, Andrew Mitchell and Oscar... Show More

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7 factors to look for in microcap investing

Mark Tobin

With well over 2000 stocks outside the ASX 200, how does anyone go about systemically filtering down to a group of microcap stocks worthy of further due diligence and research? Here we look at 7 ways to screen the field. Show More

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Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170822

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market climbed back higher gradually on the back of strong metal prices. Local market still struck in the narrow trading range since May. US market and geopolitics remain the macro overhang while reporting season is driving substantial volatility. Growth stories missing guidance or weak outlook statement are facing 15-20%... Show More

Buy Hold Sell: Five market darlings

Buy Hold Sell

In this episode of Buy Hold Sell, we ask our panel to look at five market darlings with nosebleed valuations. On average the stocks have delivered 27.5% EPS growth, and a 12-month return of 22%. However, with an average PE of 56 times… are investors are walking the tightrope? Show More

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Profit warnings and profit upgrades in 2017

Richard Coppleson

Of the profit warnings this year, 81% of them have been "downgrades". I have found some really interesting observations that I’ll mention through this note that are worth being aware of, before then discussing the main 15 "Positive" Profit Warnings in 2017. Show More

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Four hot roll-ups we are avoiding

Avoca Investment Management

Everyone loves a roll-up: Buy assets on a lower multiple to the one that you currently trade on and grow EPS. It’s as simple as that. Often the strategy doesn’t even require synergies to make it work. It can work whether or not the underlying market is exhibiting growth. If... Show More

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A homegrown global success story

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James Abela, Portfolio Manager of The Fidelity Future Leaders Fund, explains what he looks for in Australian companies looking to grow offshore. He then provides a specific example of a company he thinks possesses all the traits he is looking for. Show More

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Buy Hold Sell: The top performers of FY17

Buy Hold Sell

With the financial year wrapping up, we review three ASX200 stocks that shot the lights out. Two of these top-performers are traditionally unloved by investors, but delivered impressive gains of 97% and 63%. The third is a market-darling that has surged 73% this year. Can they maintain the momentum? Show More

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Four major lessons from two decades managing small caps

Investors Mutual

Our mantra at IML is to focus on companies that have: a competitive advantage, with recurring earnings, run by capable management, that can grow and that are trading at a reasonable price. Strictly adhering to this mantra has enabled IML’s portfolios to avoid being caught up in many unsustainable booms... Show More

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Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170504

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market fell after starting positive and then made a slight recovery to deliver third consecutive negative day. Commodities were smacked overnight and that meant resource sector was always going to be under pressure. Banks started positive on NAB result but then faded into negative territory as market worried about... Show More

5 top wires in April

Alex Cowie

April saw our first ever Buy Hold Sell Live event, where we hosted a top-flight panel in front of an intimate audience. The wires from the event were very popular this month. Also making this month's top wires were our video interview with Schroders, a buyside brief on stocks with... Show More