Frasers Commercial Trust (“FCOT”) currently makes up 2% of my stock portfolio. I cannot remember how long I have held this REIT but I have bought it in my early days of investing. I have been hesitating to increase my holdings of FCOT because China Square Central and Alexandra Technopark are both undergoing Asset Enhancement Initiative (“AEI”). Another reason was Hewlett Packard vacating Alexandra Technopark, which has a pretty big impact on its rental income since HP used to be one of its top ten tenants. With AEI at Alexandra Technopark completing in 2H2018 and China Square Central in 2H2019, it is probably time for me to take a look at the current performance of Frasers Commercial Trust (“FCOT”). Read More
Following the recent divestment of two Australian properties (80 Hartley Street and Lot 102 Coghlan Road), the manager of Frasers Logistics and Industrial Trust had completed the acquisition of two prime properties in Australia for A$62.6 Million. This is no surprise and as per their previous announcement that they will use the proceeds from the divestment to fund potential acquisition opportunities.
The manager has mentioned that the acquisition is expected to improve the distribution per unit. Stock analysts have estimated a debt headroom of A$190m before reaching the 40% gearing ratio. Thus, I do not foresee any further acquisition in the near term.
Given the above news which I deemed positive, I have slightly increased my holdings in Frasers Logistics and Industrial Trust which I shall update at the end of this month.
Below are the details of the two new Australian properties that have been acquired. Read More
Recently, Tai Sin Electric Limited had announced their full year financial statement for the year ended 30 June 2018. A dividend of 1.50 cents was also declared.
I have done My Personal Analysis on Tai Sin Electric Limited last year (2017) and have added this small cap stock to my wife’s stock portfolio. The stock price had declined slightly since I bought this stock for my wife. Cable & Wire business segment, which was the main revenue contributor to Tai Sin Electric Limited was affected by the increase in copper prices over the past quarters. This have caused their gross profit margins to be compressed.
Now, let us look at their FY18 full year results ended 30 June 2018. Read More