Tuesday, June 21, 2016
After the Top 20 blue chip stocks on the ASX have had a return of only 1.9% over the past year compared to the 19.9% of the next 180 largest stocks, AFR last month asked Skaffold’s General Manager, Chris Batchelor to come up with six blue chip stocks that exhibit the qualities investors should seek for long term outperformance (blue chips of the future)
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
When you hear Vita Group you probably think of vitamins and wonder if they are as hot a stock as Blackmores. In actual fact Vita Group has nothing to do with vitamins but a lot to do with mobile phones. Vita Group is a technology retailer but a very different business to JB Hi-Fi or the ill-fated Dick Smith.
Vita generates the majority of its revenue through the operation of Telstra Stores. It manages 100 Telstra-branded retail stores and 21 Telstra Business Centres. Having a large proportion of revenue tied to one partner can be risky, however in March the Master license agreement with Telstra was extended to the end of 2020.