small cap

Livewire Summer School: Investing in Australian Small Cap Equities – There’s a better way

Greg Cooper

There are lots of reasons why investors get excited about small cap stocks, particularly in Australia: the significantly larger opportunity set outside of the top 100 companies, the higher growth rates that small companies can achieve, and the myriad of successful individual stock stories that abound. Global academic research has... Show More

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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

Small caps firing up again?

Livewire Exclusive

May 2017 marked the first month since September 2016 that the Small Ordinaries Accumulation Index outperformed large caps. Livewire reached out to six small cap specialists to ask: “Is this a turning point”? The consensus seems, with some terms and conditions, to be: “Yes”. Read on for responses from Wilson... Show More

The road ahead for small caps

Livewire Exclusive

After a good run for small caps, the start of November 2016 marked the start of a period of under-performance: the Small Ords index has put in +2.4% vs. +10.1% for the ASX200 since then. We asked four small cap managers how they were thinking about this, and how things... Show More

Reporting Season Highlights - Imdex, Lovisa, Isentia

Glennon Capital

Last week marked the busiest week of the current reporting season. With most of the smaller companies reporting there was no shortage of stocks to profile. We take a look at three of these businesses, how they have fared during the reporting period and what this means for the businesses... Show More

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a2 Milk strong despite Bellamy's woes

Robert Frost

Pioneering milk business, The a2 Milk Company (ASX:A2M), performed well during the quarter despite being down 14.3% for the month of December on the back of concerns around the current predicament of its listed peer, Bellamy’s Australia (ASX:BAL) (-45.7% for the month of December). BAL issued a profit warning in... Show More

The irrational selling of rising microcaps and small caps

Microequities

Some years ago, I had a relation of mine tell me he was selling some shares in a Microcap company he bought only six months earlier. I asked him what the reason for him selling was, and he responded that he made a 50% gain and was taking profits because... Show More

How to identify investment ideas?

Microequities

This is the question most prospective investors of our managed funds and anyone interested in small cap investing ask us. Identifying investment ideas, whether it is ASX listed companies or global companies can come about many ways. It could be we stumble upon them by trawling through all the companies... Show More

What's hot this reporting season

Clime Asset Management

The market is thirsty for yield and it's definitely there to be exposed. In this analyst opinion piece we look at the themes coming out of reporting season thus far and the likely implications for the remainder of the companies reporting their results. http://www.clime.com.au/investing-report-archive/reporting-season-whats-hot/ Show More

Why Freelancer (ASX:FLN) is likely to become Australia's largest global online technology business.

Dean Fergie

With August 2016 reporting season having now kicked off, investors will again focus on real numbers versus 'blue sky' technology promises. FLN sets itself well apart by having a genuine cash-flow positive business that has proven itself over an 8 year lifespan. Show More

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