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ComfortDelgro HUAT and is SingTel next?

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Reader says...
Wa!!! Your CDG HUAT AH!!!

Blog more about it lah and we can HUAT more!!!

Many thanks!!!

AK says...
I am sure I do not have any influence over prices.

Have you looked at SingTel's share price, to be fair?

As investors for income, our job is to decide if an equity is right for our purpose and if its price is attractive enough for us buy in.

For examples, in 1Q 2018, I added to my investment in ComfortDelgro at under $2.00 a share and SingTel at under $3.40 a share.

I had no idea how the prices would move.

After buying, most of the time, we simply wait while we get paid.

We only act if Mr. Market decides to continue selling cheap (i.e. at prices we would not sell at) or if Mr. Market decides to buy from us at prices we would not buy at.

Well, if you are right, now that I have mentioned SingTel in this blog, maybe, SingTel will HUAT next week. ;p

Bad AK! Bad AK!

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The Financial Monkey said...

Hi AK,

You have talked to yourself about how you price stocks at their fair value, however, if Mr. Market decides not to share the same sentiment and the stock price continues to dip, will you ever have an exit? If so, how do you know what price you should exit at?

AK71 said...


Valuation is not an exact science.

There are so many methods and you have to decide on what is suitable for your purpose.

I have blogged about valuation before on and off.

Generally, we want to buy at prices we won't sell at and sell at prices we won't buy at. ;)

Reasons could be both quantitative and qualitative.

There are so many blogs to choose from but, as a case study, you might want to read my blogs on Hock Lian Seng on why I bought in, sold some and hold some.

This blog is probably a good place to start:

Read the related post and follow the hyperlinks to my other blogs on Hock Lian Seng in the related post too.

Remember, it is just me talking to myself. :)

AK71 said...

Barring unforeseen circumstances, SingTel expects to maintain its ordinary dividends of 17.5 cents per share for the next two financial years.

Given management’s dividend guidance for the next 2 years of 17.5cents, we would treat Singtel as a semi-bond and a good yield alternative for 5.1% dividend yield. Maintain Long Term BUY.

Source: Lim & Tan (17 May 18)

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