Monday, August 31, 2015

My Investment Portfolio (August 2015)

STI ended the month below 3000 points to close at 2921. More bad news in the market as China's shock move to devalue the yuan and worries about its slower economic growth, recent terror attack in Thailand, mass protests in Malaysia, Fed rate hike decision and also devaluation in regional currencies. The sell-down in the markets had been global, and it has been another bad month for investors. On a personal note, this month had been the most difficult market for me since I become a full-time investor 4 years ago.

For this month, I have attended the following AGMs/EGMs/briefings - Petra Food, Noble Group(Investor Day) and Del Monte.

For my top 30 holdings, almost all the stocks had lost some value and Sarine Technologies being one of the hardest hit. Having said that, most of the stocks outside the top 30 list also suffered losses and therefore there had not been a new entry to replace them.

I have bought the following companies from the market this month - Amara, CapitaLand, Far East Orchard, GLP, Hong Fok, Hong Kong Land, Hong Leong Finance, Jardine C&C, Jardine Strategic, Kencana Agri, Keppel Corp, LHT, Memtech, Samudera Shipping, SembCorp Industries, Shangri-La Asia, ST Engineering, Stamford Land, Tiong Seng and UIC. No sales trade was done.

I have participated in the following scrip dividend schemes - First REIT and Frasers Commercial Trust.

Since this is a down market, I will try to spread my investments across various stocks slowly and carefully from my dividend cash flow. This will be the same strategy for next month as volatility increases and there will be more opportunities to buy quality stocks at a good price.
My S'pore Stock Portfolio - Top Holdings, cash investment only (correct as at 31 August 2015)

Top 30 Holdings (Sing$ Denominated shares)
1. United Engineers
2. Metro Holdings 
3. Singapura Finance
4. Bonvests 
5. Haw Par
6. Hotel Grand Central  
7. Bukit Sembawang Estates
8. Jardine C&C
9. SGX
10. Sarine Technologies
11. The Hour Glass
12. Old Chang Kee   
13. Hotel Properties
14. GK Goh
15. Hong Leong Finance
16. A-REIT
17. ComfortDelgro
18. Hotel Royal 
19. Isetan
20. Hong Fok
21. Hiap Hoe
22. Koyo International
23. Sing Investment & Finance 
24. Keppel T&T
25. VICOM 
26. Far East Orchard
27. CapitaMall Trust 
28. Stamford Land
29. First REIT
30. Straits Trading

Top 5 Holdings (US$ Denominated shares)
1. Jardine Strategic
2. Mandarin Oriental  
3. Hong Kong Land
4. Dairy Farm
5. Jardine Matheson

Top Holdings (HK$ Denominated shares)
1. Fortune REIT
2. Tan Chong International

Top Holdings (Aust$ Denominated shares)
1. AV Jennings

Top 5 Holdings (CPF OA investment)
1. Keppel Corp
2. Streettracks STI ETF
3. CapitaMall Trust
5. Challenger Technologies

My Hong Kong Stock Portfolio
1. Peace Mark Holdings - Under Voluntary Liquidation

My Australia Stock Portfolio
1. GPS Alliance Holdings Limited

My Unlisted Company Portfolio
1. Automated Touchstone Machines Ltd
2. Iconic Global Limited
3. Greatronic Limited
4. General Magnetics
5. Fastech Synergy
6. Beauty China- Under Liquidation
7. Memory Devices
8. Jurong Tech - In liquidation - Compulsory winding up (Insolvency)
9. FM Holdings
10. Japan Land - In liquidation - Members' voluntary winding up
11. Zhonghui - In liquidation - Compulsory winding up (Insolvency)
12. FerroChina - Under Liquidation
13. FirstLink Investments
14. NEL Group
15. Jets Technics
16. Guangzhao Industrial Forest - In liquidation - Compulsory winding up (Insolvency)
17. Hongwei Technologies Limited (In Provisional Liquidation)
18. FDS Networks Group
19. Aussino Group - In liquidation - Creditors' voluntary winding up
20. Sunray Holdings
21. China Oilfield Technology

My Unit Trust Portfolio:



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