Posts Tagged 'Portfolio Returns'

My Investment Portfolio Returns (2016)

My Singapore stock portfolio returns (including dividends, excluding transaction cost) in 2016 was about 9.75%.  Major portfolio changes this year:

  1. Divested Select Group  – The founders and Dymon Asia Private Equity made a cash offer the company at $0.525 per share.
  2. Partial sale of ARA – The founder, major shareholders, Warburg Pincus and AVIC Trust made a general offer for ARA at $1.78 a share via a share scheme.  The offer is currently ongoing.
  3. Divested iFAST Corp.
  4. Added Dairy Farm International and SGX to my portfolio this year.
  5. Adjusted my stake in some of my existing holdings.

Although challenges persist, I hope my portfolio of companies will perform satisfactorily in the long run.

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My Investment Portfolio Returns (2015)

My Singapore stock portfolio returns (including dividends, excluding transaction cost) in 2015 was about -1.82%.  Major portfolio changes this year:

  1. Divested Zagro  – The Chairman/CEO of Zagro is seeking a voluntary delisting of the company at $0.30.
  2. Divested CapitaLand Mall Trust.
  3. Distribution in specie of shares of Boustead Projects by Boustead Singapore and its listing on SGX.
  4. Added 6 new companies to my portfolio this year (some are relatively small stakes): ARA, Boustead Projects, Fraser and Neave, Jardine Cycle & Carriage, SBS Transit and Select Group.
  5. Adjusted my stake in some of my existing holdings.

In 2015, some companies specific issues, like BreadTalk’s Soya Bean Milk Saga, resignation of Singpost’s CEO etc. were disappointing.

Although challenges persist, I hope my portfolio of companies will perform satisfactorily in the long run.

My Investment Portfolio Returns (2014)

My portfolio returns (including dividends) in 2014 was about 16.33%.  Major portfolio changes this year:

  1. Divested Goodpack  – KKR made a general offer for Goodpack at $2.50 a share via a share scheme.
  2. Divested Eu Yan Sang, Food Empire, SPH, Super Group and The Hour Glass.
  3. Added 5 new companies to my portfolio this year (some are relatively small stakes): 800 Super, iFAST, Raffles Medical Group, Singapore Shipping Corp, Yoma Strategic.
  4. Adjusted my stake in some of my existing holdings.

I am satisfied with the performance of most of the companies in my portfolio this year.  Although some of the companies are currently facing some challenges, I hope they will perform satisfactorily in the long run.

My Investment Portfolio Returns (2013)

My portfolio returns (including dividends) in 2013 was about 17.77%.  Major portfolio changes this year:

  1. Divested my remaining stake in F&N – TCC Asset made a final general offer for F&N at $9.55 a share.
  2. Divested CSE-Global, Parkson Retail Asia and Venture Corp.
  3. Added 5 new companies to my portfolio this year (some are relatively small stakes): Haw Par, Micro-Mechanics, Super Group, Transit-Mixed Concrete and VICOM.
  4. Adjusted my stake in some of my existing holdings.

I am satisfied with the performance of the companies in my portfolio this year.  Although some of the companies are facing strong headwinds currently, I hope they will perform satisfactorily in the long run.

My Investment Portfolio Returns (2012)

My portfolio returns (including dividends) in 2012 was about 44.15% (a performance based on a large dose of luck, and I hope it holds).  Major portfolio changes this year:

  1. Divested Great Eastern Holding and Boardroom Limited.
  2. Divested APB – Heineken bought over the F&N’s share of APB at $53 a share, and Heineken is currently making an offer for the remaining shares in APB that it does not already own.
  3. Partial sale of F&N – General offer for F&N at $8.88 a share by TCC Asset, and subsequent offer of $9.08 a share by a consortium led OUE (supported by Kirin).  Both offers are currently ongoing.
  4. Divested Cerebos Pacific – Suntory privatized the company at $6.60.
  5. Delisting of LMA – LMA disposed substantially all the Company’s assets to Teleflex, and it is paying the liquidating distributions of approximately $0.62 per share to its shareholders.
  6. Added 6 new companies (mainly mid/small caps) to my portfolio this year: Boustead Sp, Eu Yan Sang, Food Empire, Goodpack, Parkson Retail Asia and Venture Corp.
  7. Adjusted my stakes in some of my existing holdings.

Other major corporate actions of some of my holdings in 2012 include:

  1. Zagro – Skopini/Zuellig  sold all its Zagro shares to all other existing Zagro shareholders (offering  32 shares for every 100 shares, at $0.15 a share) – in exchange for the release of its non-competition undertakings.  This is followed by the Chairman launching an offer for Zagro at $0.15 a share.  He currently own about 60% of the company.
  2. Petra Foods is selling its entire cocoa ingredients business to Barry Callebaut for almost US$950 million to focus on its branded consumer business.

 

My Investment Portfolio Returns (2011)

My portfolio returns in 2011 was about -1.54%, and I received $38,454.04 of dividends (excluding scrip dividends) for the whole year.  Major portfolio changes this year:

  1. Divested Hsu Fu Chi – the company was delisted from SGX at $4.35 a share, after the Chinese regulators approved Nestle’s $1.7 bn acquisition of a 60% stake in the confectioner
  2. Divested Etika and CapitaRetail China Trust;  bought and subsequently sold ARA, Hong Leong Asia and Venture
  3. Added 5 new companies (mainly mid/small caps) to my portfolio this year: BreadTalk, Del Monte Pacific, LMA, Petra Foods and Sheng Siong; increased my stake in some of my existing holdings.

I am considering switching part of my portfolio to STI ETF.  To measure the performance of the STI ETF, I calculated the approximate internal rate of returns of the STI ETF for the last 6 years, based on published/approximated NAV at the end of each year and the total dividends paid out for the year.

I will not be updating my portfolio monthly from 2012 onwards.

My Investment Portfolio Returns (2010)

In year 2010, my portfolio returns was 27.76% and my asset had increased by 33.52%.  I received total dividends of about $25,976(excluding scrip dividends) in 2010.  Major portfolio changes this year:

  1. I sold off 2 companies this year: CitySpring and ComfortDelgro
  2. I added 5 new companies (mainly mid/small caps) to my portfolio this year : APB, Zagro Asia, CSE-Global, Boardroom and Etika

There will be a change in my work-plan next year.  My financial target, regretfully, will have to be re-adjusted lower.  I aim  to achieve 17% increase in asset yearly, hopefully (and I will not be updating the asset chart monthly from 2011 onwards).

My Investment Portfolio Returns (2009)

In year 2009, my portfolio returns was 67.14% and my asset had increased by 71.75%.  I received total dividends of about $21,856 (excluding scrip dividends) in 2009.  Major portfolio changes this year:

  1. Sihuan received an offer to be delisted by his major shareholders at $0.975
  2. I added 4 new companies to my portfolio this year : Cerebos Pacific, HsuFuChi, Great Eastern and Singapore Reinsurance