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What Mattered Today: Markets Drift Lower Again

James Gerrish
James Gerrish Market Matters / Shaw and Partners

A choppy session played out today with some decent buying off early lows before the mkt simply rolled over and drifted into the weekend. Public School holidays start today so volumes will drop off and as we suggested in the AM report this morning, markets are generally well bid from... Show More

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Direct From The Desk; A quick update on recent corporate activity

James Gerrish
James Gerrish Market Matters / Shaw and Partners

James Gerrish takes a quick look at ANZ's life sale, Transurban's $1.9b cash call to fund the West Gate Tunnel, Tox Free (TOX) & Cleanaway (CWY) and what this means for Bingo (BIN) + the AWE takeover tussle. Show More

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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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Buy Hold Sell: Winners & Losers from Rising Rates

Buy Hold Sell
Buy Hold Sell Livewire

In this episode of Buy Hold Sell the panel discuss a selection of rate sensitive stocks including Transurban, Scentre Group, CBA and Suncorp. What we learn is that both fund managers have some clear views on the winners and losers should rates head higher. Show More

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Transurban chart to take the scenic route

Michael Gable
Michael Gable Fairmont Equities

There’s a lot to like about Transurban (TCL), but not the way that has traded in the last few days. This begs the question that, despite all the pundits loving it, do we buy it at $12, or can we get it closer to $10? Imagine that, grabbing TCL when... Show More

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So how much risk are you taking?

Vince Pezzullo
Vince Pezzullo Perpetual Equity Investment Company (ASX:PIC)

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

Executive Series: Transurban Group (TCL) CEO, Scott Charlton

CommSec
CommSec Online Stockbroker

CommSec's Tom Piotrowski speaks with Transurban Group (TCL) CEO, Scott Charlton about: Show More

Transurban Full Year Result: TCL profits driven higher by lift in toll road traffic

CommSec
CommSec Online Stockbroker

Toll road operator, Transurban (TCL) posted a mixed set of numbers for the year to 30 Jun 2017. A strong gain in traffic across most of its major toll roads (Sydney, Brisbane and the Greater Washington Area) helped lift revenue above forecasts. While underlying profits also beat forecasts, net profit... Show More

Transurban Group (TCL) and Shopping Centres Australasia (SCP) - First Impressions from Reporting

Bell Potter
Bell Potter Stockbroker

Transurban Group (TCL): Reported Average daily traffic (ADT) growth across the portfolio of 4%. Portfolio Performance: Sydney - ADT growth 3.4%, Toll Revenue Growth 9.2% and EBITDA growth 10.2.%. Melbourne ADT growth -1.0%, Toll Revenue Growth 4.1%, and EBITDA growth 5.3%. Brisbane - ADT growth 15%, Toll Revenue growth 22.9%,... Show More

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Is it time to sell the bond proxies?

Clime Asset Management
Clime Asset Management Funds Management & Stock Research

One of the strongest and most predictable relationships in global equity markets over the last few years is that of bond yields and so-called ‘bond proxies’. As the name suggests, a bond proxy is a stock that is held in place of fixed interest securities, primarily for yield. They are... Show More

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3 ‘go-to’ stocks starting to crack?

James Gerrish
James Gerrish Market Matters / Shaw and Partners

While the banks have shown expected weakness, it is other areas of the market that have caught our eye as they start to lose their lustre after being strong for years. We look at 3 examples today, with all being quality businesses… but you have to ask: what price should... Show More

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Making Money in FY18

Livewire Exclusive

Do you have a few losers sitting in your portfolio? Tax time tends to put a spotlight on those painful positions you wish you’d avoided. With FY18 upon us we’ve sourced some views on what will influence markets, stocks and sectors to avoid, plus a few ideas on current opportunities. Show More

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It's all about corporate profits

Rudi Filapek-Vandyck

US corporate profits are in an upturn, according to proprietary leading indicators from Morgan Stanley and Citi. Thus US equities should remain in an uptrend too, all else being equal. Alas, for investors in Australia, the dynamics domestically are not the same, and that is putting it mildly. Over here... Show More

The yield play looks very vulnerable

James Gerrish
James Gerrish Market Matters / Shaw and Partners

When we said yesterday that considering June’s seasonal weakness investors should keep some ammunition for buying opportunities later in the month, we didn’t imagine the market was literally about to fall off a cliff! Let’s stand back and look afresh at the statistics for May / June since the GFC... Show More

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Nothing defensive in 'expensive defensives'

Livewire Exclusive

Returning from the Berkshire Hathaway AGM, Nathan Bell and the team from Peters MacGregor, took the opportunity to take the pulse of the US markets. Reporting on their findings, in this short interview he tells us that the expensive defensives, such as McDonalds, are we he sees the biggest risks.... Show More

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Buy Hold Sell: Stocks making all-time highs

Buy Hold Sell
Buy Hold Sell Livewire

Identifying those companies that are making new rolling 12 months highs is a tried and tested form of idea generation for investors. So in this episode of Buy Hold Sell we ask our panel to share their views on 5 companies that are making new all time highs. Show More

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Peter Quinton: Ten favoured defensive stocks

Bell Potter
Bell Potter Stockbroker

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

Faded Blue Chips

Hugh Dive
Hugh Dive Atlas Funds Management

Seemingly solid and financially stable companies are not always as strong and permanent as they may appear. In this week’s piece, we are going to look at blue chips on the ASX over the last quarter century that blew up, the factors that caused them to decline and some thoughts... Show More

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Insider (Director) Selling... A few worth commenting on

Richard Coppleson
Richard Coppleson Bell Potter

Ramsay Health Care has had a remarkable smack in the face recently, something that this stock is not used to. With this backdrop, I look at recent signals and Director selling for Ramsay in this note, as well as for Bellamys, Transurban, Mantra, and Computershare. Show More

Opportunity in Maquarie Atlas (MQA) as it moves to ASX 100

Tim Hannon
Tim Hannon Newgate Capital Partners

We highlight the recent share price weakness in toll road owner and operator Macquarie Atlas (MQA). We explain in simple terms why the share price has fallen 15% in several weeks for reasons not explainable by its fundamentals and highlight the opportunity to take advantage of the situation presented by... Show More

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