This is part #4 about Inpex Corporation (1605 JP). I stumbled about the company when reading about Royal Dutch Shell’s huge Prelude FLNG project off Australia in which Inpex owns a stake with several other Asian companies. Inpex took a huge one-off charge due to operational production problems depressing current earnings. Time to take a look …Continue reading “Quicky #4 on Inpex (1605 JP)”
Category: Investment Idea Decision, Classification
Is Tencent Music (TME) worth buying for its massive long-term growth potential?
[This post was published with password protection on Sept 22 but is now reposted without protection] Spotify is a very well known company in Western Europe and the US. Chances are that you use either Spotify’s services or any other service from Apple, Google, Amazon, etc! Spotify’s investing story rides on the huge secular growth trend of music streaming and podcasts, accelerated through covid-19, resulting in its one year stock price performance of +60%. Spotify’s profitability might be an issue, though. But there might be a more profitable alternative for investors …Continue reading “Is Tencent Music (TME) worth buying for its massive long-term growth potential?”
Quicky #2 on Tick Trading Software AG
After my last quicky on Sino AG, which owns shares in Tick Trading Software (TBX), I decided to take a closer look at Tick TS …Continue reading “Quicky #2 on Tick Trading Software AG”
Buying Oriental Watch despite short term uncertainty
Since my last post regarding Oriental Watch I wanted to buy some shares, but never did so because …Continue reading “Buying Oriental Watch despite short term uncertainty”
Time is Money, or my Personal Note on E.ON and Uniper
I stated in a prior post on portfolio construction with a focus on position sizing that I want to sell some of my positions. I have a high number of rather small (legacy) positions that I bought without performing serious research. So I want to take a look at two of my poistions …Continue reading “Time is Money, or my Personal Note on E.ON and Uniper”
What is Flow Traders’ potential as it is successfully riding the ETF investment trend?
Flow Traders N.V. is a leading global technology-enabled liquidity provider, specialized in Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) that massively profits from the ongoing trend to passive investments (read more in my prior post). As such, it could benefit tremendously in the years and decades to come leveraging its technology and its growing global presence. This post will analyse Flow Traders potential in more detail …Continue reading “What is Flow Traders’ potential as it is successfully riding the ETF investment trend?”
My initial Thoughts on Competitive Advantages and Economic Moats
Moats were useful in ancient times to defend a castle from adversaries. It is defensive work that makes it harder for attackers to infiltrate the caste. (Economic) Moat is an expression used in the domain of value investing describing specific features protecting a business from competitors.Continue reading “My initial Thoughts on Competitive Advantages and Economic Moats”
My Guest Contribution at valueDACH is Online
The article is about a very interesting invesmtent idea with a huge upside potential. It offers exposure to participate in the African growth story through a European company and the streaming boom at the same time ….Continue reading “My Guest Contribution at valueDACH is Online”
Quicky on Pandora A/S: After Strong Recent Performace is Position Trimming Needed?
From its intraday low on March 16th (DKK 182), Pandora rallied strongly with a performance until today (June 4, DKK 362) of +85%, more than +50% within the last month. Since Pandora represents a considerable position of my equity portfolio, I want to do a quick recap of my investment thesis and answer the question if a position resizing might be warranted.Continue reading “Quicky on Pandora A/S: After Strong Recent Performace is Position Trimming Needed?”
Did SES prove its Resiliency in Q1 2020?
SES SA reported solid results for Q1 in line with expectations. Video shrinks, networks growth accelerated. Measures to mitigate 2020 headwinds implemented…Continue reading “Did SES prove its Resiliency in Q1 2020?”
How did Pandora fare in Q1 with Corona hitting Physical Stores Hardest?
Pandora A/S (PNDORA DC) released its Interim Financial Report Q1 2020 today (May 5, 2020). January and February showed very encouraging sales trends, but then Corona hit the physical store networks. How did Pandora cope with the lockdowns?Continue reading “How did Pandora fare in Q1 with Corona hitting Physical Stores Hardest?”
Is Oriental Watch the right Hong Kong bargain I want to buy right now?
Oriental Watch Holding Ltd. (Oriental Watch, OW) is a holding company that is listed in Hong Kong (398 HK) since 1993. It is active as a luxury watch retailer in greater China with stores in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Macau and Taiwan. I got the initial idea from a blog I highly recommend you to follow! …
Am I a Gambler🎲? And Striking Similarities between Gambling and Investing!
During the current corona crisis I interpret the ongoing social distancing measures quite strictly for myself. Meaning, I have not meet friends for dinner or for a drink or anything else (besides for a running) in real live for a few weeks now and! it! sucks!. So, I had to come up with a better solution for my evenings than watching TV each day …Continue reading “Am I a Gambler🎲? And Striking Similarities between Gambling and Investing!”
Quickie📢: This time is different❗
This is a follow up on my post Corona Virus and Financial Market Fallout.
This (financial) crisis, induced by the global corona pandemia rattling through Asian, European and American economies, is indeed different when compared to other financial crisis!Continue reading “Quickie📢: This time is different❗”
Pandora💍 Valuation Update after Trading Update in March 2020
Pandora A/S released its Trading Update on Monday, 16 March 2020. As could have been expected Pandora withdrew its former financial guidance in the face of corona virus and global economic fallout.
Corona Virus and Financial Market Fallout
Currently, there are countless news headlines regarding as well as bloggers posting their thoughts about the corona virus, related economic fallout and financial market (over)reactions. Here are my trivial thoughts on the topic and ideas how to take advantage of lower share prices.
Valuation Update of Check Point Software after FY 2019 results
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. released Q4 results and its Annual Report 2019 on February 3rd, 2020. Time to check my underlying assumptions and to update my valuation model if neccessary …
Softbank Group SOTP Valuation Update
Update as of Friday, Feb 14, 2020.Continue reading “Softbank Group SOTP Valuation Update”
Pandora A/S Valuation Update after AR 2019
Pandora A/S released its Q4 and FY 2019 Annual Report on 4th February, 2020. The market reacted negatively with Pandora down 2.5%, presumably to the FY 2020 guidance, with sales guidance meeting expectations but expeted margin falling below expectations. I read through the material and updated my former Valuation-post of Pandora.
Fundamental Valuation of Check Point Software (CHKP)
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is an Israeli Company, that develops and sells Information Technology Security products. It is growing much slower than its highflying peers (Palo Alto, Fireeye, Fortinet) but it is very profitable. I do not have a good IT knowledge, but anyway, I wanted to perform a DCF Valuation of this Company for a long time now!
Initial Valuation of Check Point Software and Initial Buy
I am almost done with my DCF Valuation of Check Point Software Technologie (CHKP). I will do a follow-up post with the detailed analysis the week after next week, since I will be on holidays. Here are a few quick observations and facts about the Company…Continue reading “Initial Valuation of Check Point Software and Initial Buy”
Monthly ETF purchases
For quite some time now, I wanted to decide on how to invest frequently, ideally monthly, in a broad equity market, using a low cost product. These aspects clearly led me to the Exchange Traded Funds or ETFs…Continue reading “Monthly ETF purchases”
Pandora A/S DCF-Valuation after 2019-Q3
Pandora, a Danish Company producing and Selling Mid-Priced Jewelry, most known for their charms concept, reported Q3 2019 results. Time to update my valuation. The Companys Management is trying to turn around sales trends, currently highly negative. If the turnaround will be successful is very uncertain, thus the Company trades at a Forward P/E of below 10 and out of 20 analysts only 3 give a buy rating. If it is successful there is a much higher valuation to be realized, …Continue reading “Pandora A/S DCF-Valuation after 2019-Q3”
Recap of ‘Time for an All-Terrain Investment Portfolio’
Since the time was right for it, Vitaliy Katsenelson just resend his article Time for an All-Terrain Investment Portfolio to me today. Since I guess, this article will for always stay on my Best-Of-List, I decided to write a small recap.Continue reading “Recap of ‘Time for an All-Terrain Investment Portfolio’”
GNK: Cash Offer from CK Noble for Greene King Shareholders
CK Noble (UK) Limited,a wholly-owned subsidiary of CK Asset Holdings Limited, made a Cash Offer of 850 pence in cash for each Greene King Share (GNK LN). In addition shareholders of GNK shares as of Aug 09, 2019 get payed a final dividend of 24.4 GBp (already received).Continue reading “GNK: Cash Offer from CK Noble for Greene King Shareholders”