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NAOS Asset Management

“The shipping industry, at some point down the track, will be required to address greenhouse gas emissions” Angela Gillham, CEO, Maritime Industry Australia Show More

The best investing strategy now normal volatility has resumed

Clime Asset Management

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

Ten favoured stocks for 2018

Peter Quinton

After examining all of our analysts’ buy-rated stocks with a market capitalisation above $1.0 billion, we have identified ten of them which we particularly like over the next 12 months or so for private clients: Show More

Is there more in store for investors in 2018?

BT Investment Management

BT Investment Management’s Crispin Murray, Vimal Gor, Peter Davidson and Ashley Pittard provide a summary of the key drivers of investment markets in 2017 and share their thoughts on the prospects for each asset class in 2018. 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

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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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So how much risk are you taking?

Vince Pezzullo

Markets have a tendency to move between states of fearing the future where there is no justification for being in markets (usually coincides with market bottoms), to believing that risk is easily measured and controlled whereby the fear of missing out is all encompassing (correlations with a market top is... Show More

Stockland Full Year Result: SGP profits lift on strong Australian property market

CommSec

One of the country’s biggest developers, Stockland (SGP) posted a larger than expected lift in net profit for the year to June 2017, to $1,195 million. This result benefitted from Australia’s solid property market. Funds from Operations (FFO) – its preferred measure of performance as it adjusts for depreciation and... Show More

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First Impressions from reporting

Bell Potter

In this daily reporting season update, we provide first impressions on key takeouts from companies reporting today, including Stockland (SGP), CSL (CSL), Woodside Petroleum (WPL), Computershare (CPU), Origin Energy (ORG), Seek (SEK), Dexus Property Group (DXS), Sonic Healthcare (SHL), Iluka Resources (ILU) and Westfield Corp (WFD) with links through to... Show More

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

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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

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From Bondi to Badgerys: A Tour of Sydney residential property

Pat Barrett

This week I attended a tour of Sydney residential projects stretching from Bondi to Badgerys Creek. The Moreton project at Bondi highlights everything that is great about Mirvac's residential business. Firstly to gain control of the site in Bondi, and secondly the quality of the product. Mirvac launched this project... Show More

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Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170427

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market made an unconvincing positive day after US market lost steam on the tax reform agenda release. US tax reform agenda was a yawn as expected. It looked like a high school project but with less detail. It was a one pager that stated pre-election slogans with not much... Show More

Peter Quinton: Ten favoured defensive stocks

Bell Potter

A well-constructed portfolio should always have some defensive stocks, which we identify using four investment criteria: 1) Market capitalisation of at least $1.0 billion; 2) The investment arithmetic — price earnings ratios, dividend yields, and so on—must be reasonable compared to the valuations of the overall share market; 3) The... Show More

The Only Australian Value REIT

Nicholas Sproats

Heather Ridout (Australian Super Chairperson) has been banging the table on gender diversity at the board level of Australian companies, and right she should. Only 22% of Australia’s top 200 listed companies have women on their board – not a majority, not the Chair, just at least one – and... Show More

AREITs outperform the market in Feb

Pat Barrett

It's clear that the broader market appreciated the stability of real estate earnings during reporting season, with the AREIT sector delivering a +4.1% return over February vs +2.3% for the ASX 200. This week we "mopped up" our affairs with a series of management meetings. It was a good reporting... Show More

If you're tired of volatility buy REITs!

Pat Barrett

...sure, there's no +13% returns on results day like NIB Holdings, but there's also none of the wild swings we've seen with Worley Parsons, or the -36% MTD falls for software group CSG. The REIT results display reliable income growth due to the contractual nature of the rental income. REITs... Show More

Stockland Half Year Result - SGP result boosted by east coast property market

CommSec

Stockland’s Residential business achieved 2,853 settlements in the December half up 3% on the previous corresponding period (pcp) and commenced 2017 with a record 5,807 contracts on hand. Strong underlying demand for dwellings remained a feature which contributed to expanding market share. Operating profit for the segment increased by 1.4%... Show More

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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

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Buy Hold Sell: The Dividend Dilemma - TCL, SYD, SGP + more

Buy Hold Sell

It’s no secret that investors are wary about the implications of rising interest rates on the so-called ‘Bond Proxies’. Stocks like Transurban, Sydney Airports and the A-REITs have delivered stellar returns in a falling rate environment. However, with the consensus view suggesting that interest rates have now bottomed the ‘Bond... Show More

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