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S-REIT Investment Blog
2019-07-16 08:30:00
Analysis of Keppel REIT - Big and Steady but...
Current Price on 15th July 2019 = $1.26Yield = 4.41%  Price-to-book Ratio = 0.962Assets per unit = $2.223Debt per unit = $0.914 (including current liabilities, perpetual securities and non-controlling interest)Gearing = 41.1%Secured NAV = $1.309 (103% of trading price)It has been a while since I research on Keppel REIT. I remember it was one of my anchor investments a few years back. But I have sold it long time ago and never look back. They are a big REIT in terms of assets and market capitalization. Now I just want to take a look and see how far it has come.With a yield of 4.41%, their yield is actually lower than some of the bonds that is offered in the market. It is probably one of the lowest yielding REIT currently. However, its price-to-book ratio is 0.962 which means we ar
Lim Si Jie
2019-06-03 15:21:56
REIT 1Q19 Report Card: 2 Growth REITs To Look At
In this second part of the series, we dive into two REITs that have been singled out as REITs with a strong DPU growth profile. Investors Takeaway: 2 REITs To Add The Growth Element To Your Portfolio Keppel REIT While Keppel REIT showed good momentum in 1Q19, it still fell short of consensus forecast. The impact of occupancy changes, weaker Australian dollar and lower contributions from Ocean Financial Centre led to a 2.1 percent year-on-year decline in distribution per unit (DPU). As a result, DPU fell short of market expectations, despite firm conditions in the Singapore office segment. That said, rising office rent and positive firm leasing momentum amid tight supply should underpin future earnings for the REIT. Keppel REIT has also announced its proposed acquisition of T Tower in Sou
Dinesh Dayani
2019-06-03 10:19:12
S-REITs Report Card: Here’s How Singapore REITs Performed In First Half 2019
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are a favourite investment for Singapore investors. This is primarily due to its property-heavy investments and relatively high distribution yields. REITs Share Price Performance In 1st Half 2019 The first aspect of figuring out how REITs have done in the first half of 2019 is to look at how its share price has moved in the year-to-date (ytd) 2019. The chart below shows the price movements of the SGX S-REIT 20 Index, comprising the top 20 REITs listed in Singapore. As we can see, its share price has increased 10.3% since the start of the year, to 1337.3. However, looking at the past quarter, prices does look like it has taken a slight dip. Source: ShareInvestor In general, REITs have had a strong performance, in terms of just price appreciation, in th
Lim Si Jie
2019-04-29 17:22:26
The Fed and ECB Are Making Yield Plays In Fashion, Again
Earlier this month, the US Federal Reserve came to a decision to maintain a larger balance sheet relative to the pre-2008 crisis period. This decision to end quantitative tightening came earlier after much internal deliberation. Revising Balance Sheet Normalisation Principles The Fed also announced the revision and replacement of its balance sheet normalisation principles. It will cease downsizing its balance sheet starting from October 2019. It will focus on holding treasury securities while its holdings of mortgage-backed securities gradually run-off to zero. Starting from October 2019, principal repayments received from mortgage-backed securities would be reinvested in treasury securities, subject to a maximum of US$20 billion per month. The Fed Slamming Brakes On Interest Rate Hike In
Lim Si Jie
2019-04-29 12:11:15
4 Things To Know About URA’s Master Plan 2019
The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) recently released its Master Plan 2019 which detailed the blueprint of Singapore’s developments over the next decade. Here are four things you should know about the Master Plan 2019 and how you can invest in the right stocks to ride on the Master Plan. Turning CBD Into A ‘Work, Live And Play’ Environment Under the new Master Plan, the Central Business District (CBD) is slated to be repositioned as a 24/7 mixed-use district to be a place to work, live and play. The Singapore government has signalled its intention to convert Downtown Singapore from a commercial centre dominated by offices into one which is more mixed-use and has more vibrancy after office hours. The aim is to facilitate a work, live and play environment. Incentivising Developmen
Lim Si Jie
2019-04-25 12:59:06
3 Investment Strategies To Jumpstart Your Portfolio In 2Q19
In the first quarter of 2019, local benchmark Straits Times Index ended flat as investors juggled between worries about higher US recession risks and the impending outcome of the US-China trade talks. The only bright spot was the S-REIT sector as it outperformed on the Fed’s dovish interest rate hike forecast. The slowdown in hike came from lower GDP growth expectations and rising unemployment, leading to the inversion of US yield curve to heighten recession fears. According to DBS, here are three investment strategies for you to jumpstart your portfolio. Investors Takeaway: 3 Investment Strategies To Jumpstart Your Portfolio By DBS Strategy 1: ‘Peak’ Interest Rate, Uncertain Growth Environment Calls For Greater Focus On Yield/Defensive Stocks According to the Fed’s dot plot, they
Lim Si Jie
2019-04-23 10:58:08
REIT 4Q18 Report Card: 3 REITs That Investors Will Rue Missing Out On
Here are three REITs that had delivered a strong 4Q18 that investors will rue missing out on them. Investors Takeaway: 3 REITs That Investors Will Rue Missing Out On Keppel DC REIT Keppel DC REIT made a strong end to FY18 with a gross rental income growth of 26.2 percent year-on-year. The boost in gross rental income came largely from recent acquisitions of maincubes Data Centre, KDC Singapore 5 and KDC Dublin 2. Overall, Keppel DC REIT’s net property income rose by 24.6 percent with 4Q18 delivering on both revenue (30.5 percent) and net property income (30.1 percent). Moving forward, Keppel DC REIT remains one of the few REITs in Singapore capable of making accretive acquisitions, supported by a low cost of capital. Acquisitions are expected to deliver a solid 3-5 percent growth in DP
Timothy Ho
2019-04-07 11:01:57
4 Stocks This Week (Best Performing REITS 1Q2019) [5 Apr 2019]: Sasseur REIT; Capitaland Retail China Trust; Keppel-KBS US REIT; Mapletree Logistics Trust
With 34 Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), five stapled trusts and three property trusts listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX), most investors would know by now that property is a major component of the SGX. In this week’s edition of 4 Stocks This Week, we look at four stocks within the Singapore REITs sector that have outperformed not just the general stock market, but also their peers in the REITs sector. Read Also: Complete Guide To Investing In Singapore REITs #1 Sasseur REIT (SGX: CRPU) We discussed about Sasseur a month ago as possibly a stock to watch for due to its low price-book ratio and it comes as no surprise to us that the stock has done extremely well since, increasing from $0.725 (8 March) to $0.80 (5 April). Since the start of the year, the company has generated a r

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