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WISETECH GLOBAL LIMITED

Oscar Oberg

Investors’ desire for growth outside of the suffering Australian economy was a major theme to emerge in the February 2019 Reporting Season, particularly in the small-to-mid-cap segment of the market. Show More

James Gerrish

Another very choppy session for the ASX with a lot going on under the surface yet the index finished fairly flat on the day. Banks were weak and the market finds it hard to rally when banks are offered + there was another decent seller of SPI Futures at stages... Show More

Schroders Australia

They have seen the whites of the enemy’s eyes and beat a hasty retreat. Given the correlation of equity markets with the progression of quantitative easing, the prospect of tighter monetary conditions, particularly in the US, sent shivers through markets in the final quarter of 2018. Show More

Bell Potter

We recap some of the profit reporting season highlights from the past week including Bionomics, Medical Developments International, Accent Group, Altium and WiseTech Global. Full reports are available below via links. Show More

Education
Livewire Exclusive

For two years now, Roger Montgomery has been warning investors of a pending housing crash. While these claims were initially met with scepticism, as the data has deteriorated significantly in Sydney and Melbourne, more investors are coming to accept this thesis. According to CoreLogic’s Home Property Value Index, prices for... Show More

Buy Hold Sell

Small caps have been sizzling in 2018 and there’s been big moves in a number of market darlings post their results. Analysts and investors have been left scratching their heads as earnings fundamentals seem at odds with the outsized market reactions. In this episode of Buy Hold Sell we’ve invited... Show More

Andrew Mitchell

The recent whipsaw of capital back towards higher growth / higher valuation businesses has been most evident across the more growth-heavy small and mid-cap equities space, particularly following significant contributions from companies within the emerging technology and IT sectors. Show More

Romano Sala Tenna

I have to GASP when I look at the current valuations of some of the new generation disruptors; we are very clearly in bubble territory. And as with all bubbles, we don’t know when it will end but we do know what happens when it does. Show More

Schroders Australia

It has long been difficult to place rationale around valuations in certain areas of the market. While the supermodels get all the spotlights, it’s the cardigan wearing brigade that seem more like a solid investment, allowing scope for many different futures — both good and not so good — without... Show More

Buy Hold Sell
Buy Hold Sell

Volatility and wild swings in company share prices were a feature of the August 2018 reporting period. For example, Bellamy’s shares immediately fell 8% on the result only to rally and end the day 6% higher. According to Charlie Aitken, it’s a symptom of large amounts of short-term money sloshing... Show More

Hugh Dive

Over the past twelve months small companies (as measured by the ASX’s Small Ordinaries) have returned 22%, outperforming large caps (ASX Top 100) by almost 10%. This has led to numerous articles in the financial press claiming that small is beautiful and that investors should look beyond large Australian companies... Show More

Livewire Exclusive

It seems like just weeks ago that February reporting season was wrapping up, but believe it or not, reporting season is upon us again. The Australian market has performed solidly in the period since, having gained 4.4% since the end of February. But this number hides the dichotomy that has... Show More

Chris Stott

Around 12 months ago, I shared my 10 predictions for FY18. These included a peak for the housing market, struggling retail stocks, and global macroeconomic strength. It was great to see that a lot of these predictions proved true. With FY18 now over, Livewire have asked for my predictions for... Show More

Steve McCarthy

Another financial year draws to a close which presents an opportunity to look forward to the financial year ahead. We believe FY19 will involve more of the same, and some noteworthy changes. In this wire, we discuss our top 5 considerations for smaller companies’ investors who are aiming for out-performance... Show More

Livewire Exclusive

The most important ingredient of a great investment is having an outstanding ‘horse and jockey’; a business that’s operating in an attractive industry, and a highly capable management team. Kate Howitt, Portfolio Manager at Fidelity International, explains the attributes they look for, and why Wisetech Global ticks all the boxes. Show More

Andrew Mitchell

While the month-end reports for February will indicate the ASX Small Ordinaries finished the February reporting period dead flat, it would be difficult to find any smaller cap investors this month that would summarise the reporting period as dreary. Show More

Livewire Exclusive

Reporting season has just concluded and we've lined up two of the best-read managers in Australia to get their take on the health of Australian corporates. Chris Prunty from QVG Capital argues that we've just witnessed 'the best reporting season in years' and with that comes a raft of new... Show More