Alex Shevelev

Buying unloved stocks is part of the DNA at Forager. Most of the funds’ excess returns over almost eight years have come from buying stocks that other investors hated at the time we acquired them. Think Service Stream in 2013 or Cardno in mid-2016. Show More

Livewire Equities

With the busiest week in reporting season now over, we reached out again to a group of experts for their view of the most notable results, both good or bad. Read on for highlights picked by David Sokulsky, Crestone Wealth Management; Ian Carmichael, Watermark Funds Management; Simon Shields, Monash Investors;... Show More

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market managed to squeeze out a slightly positive day despite weaker US, currency and commodity lead. Gold and Property were the best while Financials turned the market positive with miners weighing it down. Retail sales and housing approvals shows weaker economy ahead as we come off housing bubble…bit like... Show More

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market ran into more profit taking on US fiscal uncertainties, upcoming US Fed / Chinese NPC meetings, Euro elections and Brexit worries on stretched global market valuations. Consumer Discretionary, IT and Health Care tried to keep the market higher while Resources and Financials weighed it down today. Energy sector... Show More

First of the big AGM days today - second strike but no Board spill at Boom Logistics, and changing the profile of the shareholders register explains the difference in the remuneration report vote at Cardno today. Some other key AGMs also attracting dissent. Today I've attached the daily AGM note... Show More

Cardno received a first strike against its remuneration report at today's AGM, with 40.69% of the poll votes against the adoption of the remuneration report. Of course we were all made aware of this likely outcome when the substantial shareholder in question, Crescent Capital Investments sent a letter to the... Show More

If you've been following events at Cardno this week, you've probably developed a new sense of appreciation for the importance of proportional takeover provisions in a company's constitution. The resolution to adopt or renew the proportional takeover provisions in the constitution features routinely on AGM meeting agenda. Yes, it includes... Show More