An “Ok” dividend week, the real show is this week (and starring MapleTree)

Out of the 6 companies on my watchlist that declared dividends last week, 3 met my expectations and 3 didn't. Hence, I called it an "Ok" dividend week. Amongst them, SGX was the bright spot, springing a surprise by raising its first quarter dividend from 5 cents to 7.5 cents. I am just wondering what … Continue reading An “Ok” dividend week, the real show is this week (and starring MapleTree)

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Oops, Keppel Reit and SPH disappoint …

What a letdown 😦 Both Keppel Reit and SPH disappoint in their dividend announcements.Keppel Reit just declared DPU of 1.36 cents for this quarter. This is lower than the DPU last quarter (1.42 cents) and also the same quarter a year ago (1.40 cents). Furthermore, I find it interesting that Keppel Reit spent ~ $6 … Continue reading Oops, Keppel Reit and SPH disappoint …

SPH Reit’s Dividend, the only silver lining in a bloody day

What a bloody day at the local and regional markets! Everything seems to be in the red though we saw some rebound close to end of the day. So, what did you do on this bloodshed day? I sold and bought .... LOL. Sold my M1 and bought DBS when it dropped 3%.Been eyeing it … Continue reading SPH Reit’s Dividend, the only silver lining in a bloody day

Are Thai Bev, KeppelCorp, Perennial, SIA Engin & CDLH Trust undervalue?

According to DBS Treasures, they are the top 5 most undervalued stocks in my watchlist. From time to time, I would pay a visit to the “Asian Insights” section of the DBS Treasures to get a glimpse of their insights and analysis on the companies on my watchlist. Although I don't subscribe to their views … Continue reading Are Thai Bev, KeppelCorp, Perennial, SIA Engin & CDLH Trust undervalue?

CapitaLand Retail China, my latest target!

Capitaland Retail China (CRC) at the current price is now my latest target. This conclusion is based on my evaluation of the current yield of selected Reits relative to the last 3-5 years historical yield performance. See chart below. In my "similar" post last month, I mentioned I was attracted to Starhill Global Reit (SGR) at 66.5 … Continue reading CapitaLand Retail China, my latest target!

Lost 40% just a few months after started investing

I received this from a reader recently: Reader: I want to give up investing already. It is so difficult. I started a few months ago and I have already lost 40% of my original capital by investing in equities. Don't you feel insecure when you invest in equities? How do you "stay calm and collect … Continue reading Lost 40% just a few months after started investing

Uncover my Index Portfolio (Q2’18)

There have been a few requests from readers to reveal the details of my index portfolio following my previous blog around the performance of my index portfolio that outperforms my growth and income portfolios combined. As mentioned previously, compared to end Q1, I made a one time purchases of Gold ETF and Lion Philip S … Continue reading Uncover my Index Portfolio (Q2’18)