TOP-10 Dividend Contributors at Q1 2021 Below is a table that shows the Top-10 dividend contributors to me at Q1 2021. To be more factual, the ranking is based on dividend declared and not dividend paid. I have also included the Top-10 at this same point last year and the year before (only managed to … Continue reading Top10 Dividends and Top10 Holding @ Q1 2021
Fast, its week 8 already. After weeks of selling, I started to open up my war chest and buy in the last fortnight. Most of my purchases were in Singapore and USA shares. Of the three markets that I pay most attention, Singapore continued to underperform against USA and Hong Kong in the last fortnight. … Continue reading Wk-8: Swing to Buy
For years, Singtel has been my largest holding. At one point, it was almost 15-20% of my total investment holding. Just this week, it has been dethroned. It moved from first to third. Suntec Reit has become my largest holding and DBS is second. Suntec Reit, DBS and Singtel are each about 4% of my … Continue reading Singtel dethroned
Finally found some quiet moments to reflect on what happened in the market last week and sketch some plans for this week. Confidence was shaken last Thursday when US market tumbled. The seemingly unstoppable rally that started in late March has started to reveal a chink in the amour. Will it crack further or heal … Continue reading Top on my watchlist …
Below is a comparison of my Top-10 holdings at end 24 Oct and end Aug 2019. End Oct-19 End Aug-19 1. Singtel (same) Singtel 2. OUE (up from #10) OUE Com Reit 3. Eagle Hospitality (up from #9) Raffles Medical 4. Centurion (-) Q&M 5. Q&M (down from #4) Accordia Golf 6. Raffles Medical (down … Continue reading My Portfolio Management Philosophy
Following my post yesterday, some of you had inquired about my dividends. Sorry I am not comfortable to reveal the amount but I am happy to share my STAR dividend contributors in Q3 and also Year-To-Date. To Recap, my dividend yield year to date is 4.5% on cash investment. It is spread out relatively well … Continue reading My Star Dividend Contributors Revealed
For those who followed the local stock market, you would not have missed the big news that YangZiJiang (YZJ) Shipbuilding has requested for a trading halt after the Singapore Exchange (SGX) flagged “unusual price movements” in the company’s shares on Thursday 8/8/2019. It had fallen 20% or $0.26 to S$1.04 on heavy volume of 83.7 million shares … Continue reading The Importance of Diversification
A subtle change but an important one for me - for the first time in many weeks, my $Buy is more than my $Sell this week. For some of you who have been following my blog, you will know that I had been doing pretty aggressive selling in the past 2 months. So, it is … Continue reading My $Buy > $Sell for a Change – an inflection point?
The past week was a relative quiet one for me. No major changes to my portfolio because there wasn't any reason for me to do anything. STI index gained 6 points or moved just 0.2% in the 5 trading days. On the contrary, the US market was in full buoyancy, breaking records after records. The US … Continue reading From “SPH” to “Keppel” week – Expected Dividends & Dates Table attached
When everyone else was waiting for the outcome of Trump-Xi meeting later today, guess what I was doing for most of this week ... Yes, I was still selling (the title gave it away). I sold more Singtel shares this week at $3.50 while trying to keep the holding of Singtel in my portfolio to … Continue reading Trump-Xi meeting – whatever … Anyway, I sold more again this week.