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The yield trap of 2017

Daniel Mueller

Want to know the biggest yield trap of 2017? Each year there are dividend plays that turn out to be yield traps. In 2012, it was QBE. During 2012 to 2014, we saw several consumer stocks turn out to be yield traps including Seven West Media, David Jones and Myer.... Show More

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Telstra's Trump moment

Daniel Mueller

Prior to Telstra's FY17 result, media articles abounded speculating the company was going to announce the securitisation of its recurring NBN payments. The media cited various analyst reports that a securitisation of up to $18 billion was about to create a capital management bonanza for shareholders. Show More

NetComm Wireless broadens reach

Robert Frost

Broadband product developer, NetComm Wireless (ASX:NTC), bounced strongly after news filtered out NBN Co is set to announce an expansion of its Fibre-to-the-Distribution point (FTTdp) roll-out to one million homes, up from the 700,000 homes currently announced. Show More

NetComm well placed to win contracts as part of NBN roll-out

Robert Frost

Developer of broadband products for global telecommunication networks, NetComm Wireless (ASX:NTC), recovered nicely during July after being beaten up in June due to uncertainty regarding the federal election outcome. NTC is well placed to win material hardware supply contracts for the federal government’s NBN roll-out but the election was a... Show More

Richard Hemming says beware the telco sector, warning that stock prices (are) liable to halve if negative sentiment emerges

Livewire Equities

Richard Hemming says beware the telco sector, warning that stock prices (are) liable to halve if negative sentiment emerges. This sector is where some of the greatest uncertainty exists, leveraged as its earnings are to the will of government and to the timing of the National Broadband Network. Once it... Show More

Telstra TLS has been working with the new coalition government since the election win in early September on the construction of a fibre to the node test site

James Marlay

Telstra TLS has been working with the new coalition government since the election win in early September on the construction of a fibre to the node test site. Reports from Telstra indicate they are getting good results from the trials and more importantly The Coalition has guaranteed that any deal... Show More