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)
Thursday, September 26, 2013
For the last two years Skaffold has graced the cover of Money magazine with our Top 5 stocks.
Skaffold’s Top 5 stocks for 2012 were ARB Corporation (ARP), Codan (CDA), ThinkSmart (TSM), Seymour Whyte (SWL) and M2 Telecommunications (MTU). These businesses operate in the consumer financial services, communications equipment, construction services and motor vehicle parts industry groups. Including capital growth and dividends, $50,000 invested equally across the five stocks has returned 45.5% in the period 10 January 2012 to close of trade on 23 September 2013. Add franking credits and the return is 48.6%.
The Top 5 stocks for 2013, based upon Skaffold Score, value for money, future forecast value growth, forecast yield, future earnings per share growth and the highest forecast return on equity were property developer Cedar Woods Properties (CWP), oil and gas sector services provider Clough (CLO), mining services business Decmil Group (DCG), travel retailer Flight Centre (FLT) and coal field service provider Mastermyne (MYE).
Including capital growth and dividends, $50,000 invested equally across the five stocks has returned 28.3% in the period 11 January 2013 to close of trade on 23 September 2013. Add franking credits and the return is 29.7%.
Over the same period the All Ords Accumulation Index (AXJO) has returned 15.5%.
Which stocks continue to be well positioned to deliver value to shareholders over the next few years? Click read more to find out.
Monday, August 19, 2013
Comparing the value of the Australian share market as a whole with global indices can be a dangerous and futile exercise. After all, most investors are individual stock-pickers not index huggers. However, once you recognise exactly how top-heavy the ASX is compared to the US and other global markets, you’ll sit up and take notice when analysts have concerns over valuations.
Thursday, June 06, 2013
Yesterday the share price of Cash Converters fell from a close on 4 June of $1.11 to an intra-day low of $0.985, or just under 10%. The ASX issued a price query and requested a response by the company.
Why did the price of this highly rated business fall, and what does it mean for Skaffold’s future intrinsic value forecasts?
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
With so many Aussie companies releasing their results recently, it’s easy to forget that many other stock exchanges around the world are also in the middle of reporting season.
Fortunately with Skaffold Global it’s easy to stay on top of some of the world’s largest companies, listed on exchanges spanning Asia, the United States and Europe.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Guided by the principles espoused by Warren Buffett, Roger Montgomery logged into Skaffold and followed seven simple steps to produce a list of stocks that would meet Buffett’s criteria.