3 Interesting Stocks You Might Have Missed Out
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Withover700+ stocks listed in SGX, it’s not easy to keeptabofall the on-going developmentssuch asShare buybacks,Acquisitions,Quarterly Resultsand much more.


Moreover,these announcements can sometimes bring about a huge impact to the company’s future course of action. Stock investors who are“in the know”may bebetter equipped toperform the necessary due diligence or evenre-visit the investment thesis if necessary.


With these in mind,wetake a lookat3companies withsomeinteresting developments or newsover the pastweek.


Read also: 3 interesting stocks’ developments for last week’s edition.


$StarHub(CC3.SI) to cut 300 jobs



On 4th October, Starhub Ltd. (SGX:CC3) has confirmed that it will slash over 10% of its workforce to reduce expenses of around S$210 million over the next 3 years starting 2019. It currently has 2,500 full time employees.


For some perspective, Starhub earns around S$249 million in FY2017. Thus, the cost savings is considered to be rather substantial. This also comes shortly after the appointment of StarHub’s new CEO – Peter Kaliaropoulos with effect on 9 July 2018.


According to a DBS analyst report, Starhub may also slice dividend payout to a more sustainable ratio of 80%. Assuming the FY2018 earnings per share (EPS) remains the same as FY2017 at S$0.141, dividends per share may come up to 11.28 cents. That translates to 5.8% dividend yield based on the $1.94 share price, down sharply from its previous 8%+ yield.


Starhub Ltd last changed hands at$1.94 on 4 Oct at the time of writing. At that price, it is valued at15.6 times trailing earnings and offers 8.5% dividend yield.


$Jumbo(42R.SI) to open more Franchise outlets



JUMBO Group is a restaurant operator that is renowed for their chili crab dish served in its JUMBO Seafood chain of seafood restaurants.Other brands under their umbrella includes NG AH SIO Bak Kut The, Singapore Seafood Republic and the newly opened Tsui Wah HK-styled café.


According to an article by Edge Singapore, Jumbo Group is rapidly expanding through more franchise outlets over the next 4 years. In FY18 ended Sept, Jumbo added 3 new Jumbo Seafood franchise outlets in Taipei, Taichung and Fuzhou. It plans to open 1 new franchise outlet in Bangkok by end 2018.


Group CEO Ang Kiam Meng is upbeat about the developments and mentioned in an Investor-One article:


“The successive opening of two franchised JUMBO Seafood outlets is a strong testament to our strategy of collaborating with local partners that have deep knowledge, proven expertise as well as a good network within the local F&B market, to introduce and expand our brand in the local market.”


Jumbo Groupwas trading at S$0.475 last Friday.At that price, theF&B operator is valued at20.4 times earnings with a 2.1% dividend yield.For more info., you can check out the CIMB analyst report here.


$Sembcorp Ind(U96.SI) the only Bidder for $hyflux


On 3rd October 2018, Business Times released an article that Sembcorp Industries Ltd was the only party that submitted a final bid for beleaguered Hyflux Ltd’s Tuaspring project. Keppel Corp, on the other hand, did not submit a bid by the Oct 1 deadline.


The above 2 local companies – Sembcorp and Keppel Corp, were the only ones granted approval by Public Utilities Board (PUB) to submit their bids and study more detailed information on the asset, according to sources. This is probably to ‘protect’ the nation’s interests as the project is tightly linked to the securing of the city-state’s water supply.


However, this has struck a chord with the Hyflux investors because the offer is said to be below book value and will not be enough to fully pay back loans to the project’s main creditor – Maybank. And with the retail investors at the end of the receiving line, they are plain worried that they may not even get 1 cent back.


In fact, Mr. David Gerald, CEO of Securities Investors Association (Singapore) (SIAS), highlighted about this issue in a commentary on BusinessTimes. He urged Hyflux board to be transparent and ensures that the retail investors have their say on the restructuring. Lastly, SIAS hopes that Hyflux can “cast their net as wide as possible to maximize the chances of success”.



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3 Small Cap Stocks with Big Cap potential
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Investors are always on the look out for the next double or triple baggers. What makes a company an imminent multi-bagger boils down to a few points.



  • For one, it must have a stable and visionary management.

  • Second it must have a solid plan to expand and increase its operations.

  • Third, it must possess a sound balance sheet.


All these amount to the growth potential of the company. We have scoured the SGX stock market and here are 3 small cap stocks that have an enormous budding opportunity ahead of them.


#1 Jumbo Group



The household name of Jumbo Group is a multi-dining concept food and beverage company.


Among its household names in Singapore includes Jumbo Seafood, J Pot, Ng Ah Sio Bak Kut Teh, etc. It also has operations in China, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea and Japan.


As of the 3rd quarter 2019 report, Jumbo’s revenue dropped slightly by 0.4% to $113 million while net profits increased 0.5% to $8.35 million. That is by no means exciting but it has an exciting growth story in the pipeline.


Acknowledging that Singapore has a relatively smaller market size, the management team actually took its famous recipes abroad and secured many franchisees for various brands under its wing.


As an example, Jumbo has opened four Ng Ah Sio outlets in Taiwan, two Jumbo seafood in South Korea, etc. With the capable management team, Jumbo has the potential to grow to be a f&b powerhouse in Asia.


Moreover, it is a noteworthy point that Jumbo has no debt on its balance sheet. The operations are supported by the positive cash flow from its operations and $40 million it has in its cash balance.


Jumbo Group last closed at $0.385, which values it at a P/E of 22.4x and dividend yield of 3.2%.


#2 UnUsUaL Group



UnUsUaL Group (Unusual) is an established producer and promoter of large-scale live events and concerts in Singapore and in the region.


Its business can be broken down into 2 broad segments:



  1. Production business deals with providing support to the artiste’s team through set designs, stage designs, etc.

  2. Promotion business deals with planning and managing of concert and events.


As of its latest 2019 annual report, Unusual’s revenue increased by 16% to $56.9 million and its net profit increased by an astounding 31% to $13 million.


The company has a current ratio of 4.03x, and interest coverage ratio of more than 1,000. This shows the credit worthiness and solid balance sheet of the company.


Singapore has been a hot spot for idols such as JJ Lin, Andy Lau, and Westlife to hold their concert. This is mainly due to the increasing affluence of the city dwellers.


That said, UnUsUaL is not just contented with being in Singapore. The company has made its foray into China and also diversified into family-themed shows like the Disney-on-Ice, Walking with Dinosaurs and upcoming Apollo shows.


UnUsUaL Group last closed at $0.30, which values it at a 23.4x P/E ratio but pays no dividends.


#3 Powermatic Group



Powermatic Group was listed on SGX n 1992 and operates under two segments:



  • One, manufacturing sale of wireless connectivity products and related services.

  • Two, lease and maintenance of Harrison Industrial Building.


In its latest 2019 annual report, Powermatic’s revenue increased by 25% to $20 million and increased its net profits by a staggering 55% to $7 million.


Evidently, the company has an impressive 35% net profit margin, an admirable margin for a manufacturing company. Moreover, it has no borrowings and a cash balance of $35 million.


This company churns out more than enough free cash flow to cover for its expenses, which explains its pristine balance sheet.


Recently, Powermatic has just announced a positive profit alert for its half-year 2020 results. The significant increase in profit before tax from S$ 2.82 million in 1H FY2019 to S$ 5.89 million in 1H FY2020 was attributable to:

i) a 64 % surge in revenue;

ii) improvement in gross profit margin; and

iii) higher interest income from fixed deposits.


Furthermore, the Group’s 2nd production plant in Kulai, Malaysia is expected to start operation in the last quarter of the current financial year. Production capacity will be scaled up gradually in the next financial year.


Powermatic last closed $2.50, which values it at a P/B of 1.42x and gives it a dividend yield of 2%.


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Hi All!

Unfortunately, due to a technical glitch, the previous stocks' database is gone.

But nevertheless, @CS_Jacky and @Smallcapasia have been working tirelessly to come up with another one. Without further ado, check it out here - http://bit.ly/InvestorsExchange

We will continue to add on each stock analysis along the way... so do let us know what you want us to cover so that we are able to prioritize your requests!

Meantime, here are some of the stocks in the database (will update shortly!):

$SingTel(Z74.SI) $Old Chang Kee(5ML.SI) $800 Super(5TG.SI) $StarHub(CC3.SI) $CapitaMall Trust(C38U.SI) $ComfortDelGro(C52.SI) $CSE Global(544.SI) $Sasseur Reit(CRPU.SI) $Tuan Sing(T24.SI)

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Hi All!


Unfortunately, due to a technical glitch, the previous stocks' database is gone.


But nevertheless, @CS_Jacky and @Smallcapasia have been working tirelessly to come up with another one. Without further ado, check it out here - http://bit.ly/InvestorsExchange


We will continue to add on each stock analysis along the way... so do let us know what you want us to cover so that we are able to prioritize your requests!


Meantime, here are some of the stocks in the database (will update shortly!):

$SingTel(Z74.SI) $Old Chang Kee(5ML.SI) $800 Super(5TG.SI) $StarHub(CC3.SI) $CapitaMall Trust(C38U.SI) $ComfortDelGro(C52.SI) $CSE Global(544.SI) $Sasseur Reit(CRPU.SI) $Tuan Sing(T24.SI)

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Hi All!


Unfortunately, due to a technical glitch, the previous stocks' database is gone.


But nevertheless, @CS_Jacky and @Smallcapasia have been working tirelessly to come up with another one. Without further ado, check it out here - http://bit.ly/InvestorsExchange


We will continue to add on each stock analysis along the way... so do let us know what you want us to cover so that we are able to prioritize your requests!


Meantime, here are some of the stocks in the database (will update shortly!):

$SingTel(Z74.SI) $Old Chang Kee(5ML.SI) $800 Super(5TG.SI) $StarHub(CC3.SI) $CapitaMall Trust(C38U.SI) $ComfortDelGro(C52.SI) $CSE Global(544.SI) $Sasseur Reit(CRPU.SI) $Tuan Sing(T24.SI)

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