iFAST Q219 results: Record AUA, Singapore digital bank license bid but lower net profit

iFAST, which is one of my major positions reported a mixed set of results for the second quarter of 2019 but there was some good news too. Assets under administration (AUA) grew 8.5% year on year to a record SGD9.0 billion despite weak unit trust subscriptions. The company's bond business is growing rapidly with bonds … Continue reading iFAST Q219 results: Record AUA, Singapore digital bank license bid but lower net profit

SOG: Winning market share for 5th consecutive year

SOG’s cancer and O&G doctors gained recognition and won market share in 2018. SOG is one of my favourite medical stocks on the SGX. Their share of the private birth market grew for the fifth consecutive year. Based on their 2018 annual report, SOG specialists delivered 1,824 babies in 2018 which works out to a … Continue reading SOG: Winning market share for 5th consecutive year

iFAST update: Moat growing wider

iFAST has published their 2018 annual report with the company reporting the highest growth in client accounts since it was listed. These statistics were previously released in their February 2019 results presentation but they jumped out at me when I was reading their annual report. As of end 2018, the number of client accounts grew … Continue reading iFAST update: Moat growing wider

SOG 4Q18 results: Look beyond the surface

Singapore O&G (SOG), one of my highest conviction holdings reported bad headline results on Friday night. But after digging in, the good news seem to outweigh the bad. 4Q18 revenue grew 10% year on year, recurring net profit was up 39% year on year, operating cash flow was up and the final dividend grew 1%. … Continue reading SOG 4Q18 results: Look beyond the surface

iFAST: A fast-growing company

Apple, Alphabet and Microsoft are the 3 largest companies in the world by market capitalisation as of the first quarter of 2018. What do these three companies have in common? They are all platform companies – companies that combine demand and supply and benefit from network effects. Platform companies typically see huge growth in revenue, … Continue reading iFAST: A fast-growing company