September 23, 2019
In a previous article, I wrote about when and why it might make sense to follow the advice of holding companies for long periods when Buffett said: “Our favorite stock holding period is forever”. It is worth digging into this further and exploring what characteristics you’d look for in a business you planned to hold forever. Continue…
by George Hadjia Posted in Investing Education.
September 11, 2019
The smaller end of the stock market delivered a mixed bag during the recent reporting season. But if you sift through the company reports, you’ll find five themes common to those that provided positive reports and/or outlook statements. These are the companies to put on your watchlist. Continue…
by Dominic Rose Posted in Companies, Stocks We Like.
July 18, 2019
At an investor day in Sydney last month, newly-appointed CEO of Challenger (ASX: CGF), Richard Howes, announced something that any new CEO would rather not. Howes announced that he was abandoning the 18 per cent pre-tax Group normalised return-on-equity (ROE) target that had been held by the company for the last 15 years. The market did not take kindly to this news, wiping off 16 per cent of Challenger’s market capitalisation over the subsequent 24 hours. Continue…
by Andrew Macken Posted in Companies, Editor's Pick, Stocks We Like.
August 1, 2019
Amid all the noise and volatility in global equity markets are some powerful structural shifts that should provide solid investment returns for many years to come. Here, I’d like to present five of them, and some strong businesses that are riding these industry tailwinds. Continue…
by Andrew Macken Posted in Global markets, Market commentary, Stocks We Like.
July 25, 2019
Right now, there’s no shortage of analysts cautioning investors that equities are over-priced, given that many businesses are sitting on elevated, if not euphoric, multiples. But looking more closely, is it the right time to switch out of cash and into global equities? Continue…
by Roger Montgomery Posted in Editor's Pick, Global markets.
July 31, 2019
In this interview for Switzer TV, Roger joins Peter Switzer to discuss exactly where the market is at right now. Low interest rates are pushing equities higher creating a challenge for value investors. Although, if we take a look overseas, there are a lot more opportunities.
by Roger Montgomery Posted in Editor's Pick, TV Appearances.
August 29, 2019
With reporting season sprinting to the end, on a fundamental level it is not all doom and gloom, there are winners (and losers). We notice a clear winner in companies with direct consumer exposure. What are our observations on the cyclical winners and those companies with structural growth tailwinds?
by Gary Rollo Posted in Companies.
September 17, 2019
When it comes to investing in global technology stocks, it pays to do your homework. Because there are some major differences between the big brands that dominate the space. Take Google, Facebook and Uber, for example. Continue…
by Roger Montgomery Posted in Companies, Stocks We Like.
August 20, 2019
To invest successfully in small companies, you really need to know the people running the businesses. And in Gary Rollo and Dominic Rose, the Montgomery Small Companies Fund has two highly experienced fund managers well equipped to assess the leaders of ASX-listed small companies. Continue…
by Roger Montgomery Posted in Montgomery News and Updates.
September 20, 2019
Despite recent data showing home prices have stopped falling and auction clearance rates are strong, I believe these positive signs are no match for the negative shocks that could soon hit the residential construction sector. The upside is that the any stock market volatility could serve up some tasty investment opportunities among residential building developers and their suppliers. Continue…
by Roger Montgomery Posted in Editor's Pick, Property.
Andrew Macken joined CommSec's Tom Piotrowski to discuss the outlook for global markets. read here