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FNArena Reporting Season Monitor: Week 2 - February 2018

Rudi Filapek-Vandyck

Welcome to the FNArena Reporting Season Monitor for the February result season 2018. The Monitor reports ratings and consensus price target changes, along with brief summaries of the collective responses, from FNArena database brokers for each of the 300+ stocks. Week 2 is now available below with 85 stocks now... Show More

The best investing strategy now normal volatility has resumed

Clime Asset Management
Clime Asset Management Funds Management & Stock Research

Volatility is the value investor’s best friend and weeks like last week are welcome opportunities, not reasons to panic. For so long quality companies with growth traded above the prices we wanted to pay but last week’s indiscriminate selling knocked their prices down to levels sufficiently below valuations for us... Show More

See what The CEO's thought of Green Energy, Credit Growth and Urbanisation this week

NAOS Asset Management
NAOS Asset Management Listed Investment Companies (LICs) ASX: NCC, ASX: NAC, ASX: NSC

“I don't think there is anything to worry about, even if we do see further falls. I'm not in the business of being able to predict day-by-day or week-by-week movement of industries. But I'm not worried about what we're seeing” Andrew Formica, Co-CEO, Janus Henderson Show More

FNArena Reporting Season Monitor: Week 1 - February 2018

Rudi Filapek-Vandyck

Welcome to the FNArena Reporting Season Monitor for the February result season 2018. The Monitor reports ratings and consensus price target changes, along with brief summaries of the collective responses, from FNArena database brokers for each of the 300+ stocks. Week 1 is now available with coverage of 30 stocks. Show More

What Mattered Today; NAB rallies on decent trading update

James Gerrish
James Gerrish Market Matters / Shaw and Partners

Another calmer day for Aussie stocks with the market having bouts of indecision in early trade before buyers settled in and pushed the index up throughout the afternoon – a decent close near the session highs with the Telco stocks doing most of the heavy lifting. On the flipside, we... Show More

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What Mattered Today; RIO spewing lots of cash...

James Gerrish
James Gerrish Market Matters / Shaw and Partners

The overnight lead from the US market was an optimistic one this morning – we were initially (sharply) higher on open, the ASX 200 hitting a 5938 as the match unwound only to see more selling tick in throughout the day – closing near the session lows at 5876 –... Show More

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February 2018 Reporting Season Calendar

Bell Potter
Bell Potter Stockbroker

The Bell Potter reporting calendar covers over 200 companies reporting this February, with key dates, NPAT (consensus and Bell Potter/Citi estimates) and analyst recommendations. The first week kicks off with 18 companies reporting including some big names like CBA, RIO, AMP and REA. Access our updated reporting calendar here: View... Show More

Resource stocks haven't run their race yet

Naheed Rahman
Naheed Rahman Flinders Investment Partners

Over the past quarter, much of the small-cap index outperformance over large caps has been due to the excellent returns of small resource companies. Given their cyclical nature, is that a reason to look elsewhere? The following note makes it clear that we think not. Show More

Battle of the big-caps: Banks vs resources

Buy Hold Sell
Buy Hold Sell Livewire

With a combined market capitalisation of over $585 billion, the big four banks and resources companies make up a massive 33.6% of the ASX 200. The Australian banks have benefited from an unprecedented run in the Australian economy and housing markets, but growth has stalled recently; is it time for... Show More

My thoughts on the recent Wall Street correction

Anton Tagliaferro
Anton Tagliaferro Investors Mutual Limited

Last week Wall Street fell over 1,000 points, reversing the sharp rises of earlier in the month. Many are now asking if this is the start of a new trend on markets and what it all means for the Australian sharemarket. Show More

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Where in the mining cycle are we today?

Hugh Dive
Hugh Dive Atlas Funds Management

Unlike industrial companies such as Amcor or Transurban, profits for mining companies are inherently cyclical. The earnings from mining companies are subject to booms and busts, largely outside the control of their management teams. This occurs as ultimately any company producing a commodity is a “price taker” not a “price... Show More

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On track for a solid first-half reporting season

Andrew Tang
Andrew Tang Morgans

The first half reporting season kicks off later this week, and according to the latest Thomson Reuters earnings estimates, EPS for the S&P/ASX200 is forecast to grow by 7.0% in FY18, down from the 11.3% in FY17. Show More

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Highly-promising Weednanna sprouts high-grade shoots for Alliance

Barry FitzGerald
Barry FitzGerald Independent Journalist

Alliance’s combination of high-grade gold hits, the prospect of a maiden resource and abundant exploration upside sounds like opportunity knocking. Plus, this column’s instincts about emerging mineral sands miner Strandline are shaping up as spot on and Stavely gets to the pointy end of its hunt for a copper-gold porphyry. Show More

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What Mattered Today: Our view on RIO

James Gerrish
James Gerrish Market Matters / Shaw and Partners

It seemed like there was a decent sell order in ASX 200 Futures this morning that prompted selling amongst the large cap stocks – usually happens with an overseas fund is taking a negative bet on Australia and getting set via Futures – the weakness was obvious on open, a... Show More

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What Mattered Today

James Gerrish
James Gerrish Market Matters / Shaw and Partners

Another day that saw buyers happy to bid up stocks fairly strongly in early trade before sellers took hold around midday – and the index drifted lower throughout the session – the mkt just seems to struggle massively above the 6000 level – seems to feel very strange trading above... Show More

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Strandline poised to rebound on rising mineral sands prices

Barry FitzGerald
Barry FitzGerald Independent Journalist

After years in the doldrums, mineral sands prices are bouncing back, thanks mainly to a lack of new mines. This means highly-leveraged juniors such as Strandline, which has a pipeline of projects, are starting to feel a tailwind. Plus, Encounter dangles the carrot with results imminent from drilling near Telfer. Show More

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The best kept secret in Paradice

Livewire Exclusive

For many investors Paradice Investment Management is synonymous with high-performing small cap funds. What most wouldn’t know is that Paradice is also home to an Australian large cap portfolio that was opened in 2007. The strategy, which was closed shortly after inception due to overwhelming investor interest, has delivered in... Show More

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Rio buy-back looks attractive, but beware the scale-back

Dr Don Hamson
Dr Don Hamson Plato Investment Management

On 22 September 2017, Rio announced a A$2.5B share buy-back which includes A$700M as an off-market buyback and the balance being allocated to Rio Tinto’s existing on-market buyback. Show More

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Robust Commodity Outlook

Gavin Wendt
Gavin Wendt MineLife

Given recent headlines and speculation with respect to commodity prices, I thought it worthwhile to outline my views on the near-term picture. Overall, I remain very optimistic with respect to prices and demand. In particular, recent positive Chinese commodity demand data and outcomes from the recent Chinese Communist Party Congress,... Show More

Where to find opportunities in large companies

Clime Asset Management
Clime Asset Management Funds Management & Stock Research

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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