Challenger’s recent results were strong, coming in ahead of expectations. We believe the stock to be good value, given a strong organic growth profile in an otherwise fully valued sector. Furthermore, the outlook for the Life Division is attractive, while the funds management operations continue to expand. It appears that a solid base has been
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No matter what the market’s doing, there will always be good and bad stocks. Our analysts apply a mix of fundamental and technical research to identify the best opportunities for medium to longer term investors and those running self managed super funds.
Ultimately our aim is to find companies that are undervalued. We start the process by looking at what’s happening globally to work out which sectors of the market are likely to outperform. Then we look for the most appealing stocks. We assess individual companies and calculate our best estimates of what the stock is worth based on forecasts of the companies’ earnings and cash flows. This process involves analysing a wide range of factors that affect the company.
We typically have around 20-30 stocks in our portfolio, so we can afford to scour the market, be picky and invest in only the very best opportunities.
See below some of the hottest stocks to buy and sell on the S&P/ASX 200 and which stocks to watch.
Qantas reports tomorrow and is on track to chalk up their largest annual profit since 2008. We are expecting a strong result which could push the share price significantly higher. Earlier in the week, Sydney Airport agreed to buy terminal 3 at Sydney Airport off QAN, for $535 million. In return for Sydney Airport buying
A recommendation to sell OZL is based primarily on the weakening gold price. Gold price forecasts have been slashed across the board, by between eight and 14%. This has been done to reflect expected US rate rises and lacklustre demand. Technically, OZL is in a downtrend, having sold off from $5.10 in May to presently
Westfield has added five new assets to its flagship portfolio, it was revealed at the recent quarterly update. Portfolio metrics are generally healthy, with sales and rents up, albeit occupancy and rent per sqm have slipped. Ongoing positives are the potential for a restructure, material apartment earnings, and exposure to a lower Aussie dollar. Technically,
Back in May WorleyParsons suggested second half FY15 earnings would be flat on the first half. At the March quarter update the company noted revenues were holding up but margins were under pressure. A lack of recent awards and project sanctions leaves the FY16 earnings picture as opaque. The company can generate cash in a
Activity trends for MQG were positive in the recent quarter and the group should benefit from a medium-term positive earnings upgrade cycle. Optimism about MQG’s upcoming results has been gaining momentum of late, with the investment bank likely to benefit from further growth in FUM, volatility in financial markets and a lower AUDUSD. MQG will
On March 5th our Head of Research Chris Conway appeared on Sky Business and placed a BUY rating on Premier Investments (PMV), citing the company’s optimisation strategy and growth in its Peter Alexander and Smiggle brands as potential highlights ahead of the company reporting. On March 23rd Premier reported, delivering a 9% increase in half-year
In November last year, SEK reaffirmed guidance for 2015, expecting strong domestic online employment business as well as solid growth internationally. SEK’s positive structural growth story being continues to be complemented by domestic cyclical momentum. The recent ANZ jobs ads numbers were supportive, with the widely-watched series rising 1.3% in January, and now 10% higher
Toll Holdings (TOL) will sell five underperforming businesses, estimated to raise around $100m. We hail this as an improvement for operations and we’re now more confident the company can achieve its potential. Toll has an under geared balance sheet and as there is no need to reduce debt. As such, we suspect that there
Money3 Corporation provides small and micro-cap loans for individuals in need of quick finance, with amounts ranging from as little as $100 to $20,000. The company has significant insider ownership and has provided exceptional returns over the last five years. In FY14 it grew basic earnings per share by 32%. However the company recently said it expects record revenue and profit in FY15. With a