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November 23, 2020

Is Qantas returning to normal, or something better?

By Tim Kelley

Back in May, we wrote about potential investment merit in Qantas, noting that, while airlines do not readily fit into the “exceptional business” category, we could see good reasons why an investor might be attracted to Qantas (ASX:QAN) at the mid-$3 price that prevailed at the time.
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November 23, 2020

Alibaba is more than just China

By Christopher Demasi

Most readers will know that Alibaba operates the largest e-commerce platform in China, with its Taoabao and Tmall marketplaces. Some will know that Alibaba also operates China’s largest cloud computing platform, Alicloud.
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November 20, 2020

Looking across the earnings valley

By David Buckland

Those companies which record the largest retreat in profitability during a recession often see the biggest rebounds in subsequent years. Company reports and consensus Earning Per Share (EPS) estimates for the US S&P500 market points to a similar experience for this cycle.
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November 20, 2020

Why our confidence in EML has increased

By Dominic Rose

News of a potentially highly effective COVID-19 vaccine has provided a welcomed boost for so called ‘out and about’ stocks which are viewed as key beneficiaries of an economic re-opening scenario. Over the past few months, the Montgomery Small Companies Fund has been busy seeking ‘vaccine insurance’ to position the portfolio further towards the re-opening trade.
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November 19, 2020

The eighth wonder of the world and the Montgomery Small Companies Fund

By David Buckland

While small capitalisation companies generally involve more risk because of their lower liquidity, their greater sensitivity to managements’ influence, and their greater sensitivity to economic conditions, they have proven over a long time horizon to be a rewarding asset class to allocate capital – preferably for patient investors who grasp the power of compounding.
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November 19, 2020

Full steam ahead for these two companies

By Roger Montgomery

In this week’s video insight Roger discusses companies set to benefit from the news of a vaccine. Some of the companies that were beaten down during the pandemic – those we believe would inevitably recover once a vaccine was announced – have bounced, but they are yet to fully reflect a return to normal, or in some cases even a return to subnormal.  One company to clearly benefit from higher levels of activity is Qantas, while another, Megaport recently reported high levels of connection activity following a COVID inspired slowdown in June and July.

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November 17, 2020

Property market ringside: Frydenberg v Jones

By Roger Montgomery

At Montgomery we have always kept an eye on the residential property market. While it’s important to many as an investment market in its own right, it also influences consumer behaviour and its significance in terms of the nation’s wealth makes it critical from a fiscal and monetary policy perspective.
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November 16, 2020

How much further will the WES share price run?

By Stuart Jackson

Wesfarmers’ (ASX:WES) trading update for the first four months of FY21 showed the robustness of its retailing businesses. Sales growth for its two best-known brands, Bunnings and Officeworks, was particularly strong, as was the performance of its online channel, Catch. In brief, sales growth for WES’s core retailing operations remained strong through to the end of October.
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November 16, 2020

Tencent, the quiet achiever

By Andrew Macken

With all the noise in recent days over new antitrust initiatives in the Chinese technology space, the stellar ongoing performance of Tencent’s many businesses seems to have been lost in the mix. By way of reminder, Tencent can be viewed as a Chinese market-leading platform of multiple digital software-based platforms.
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November 13, 2020

How big MAQ’s whopper deal could supersize the business

By Gary Rollo

Macquarie Telecom (ASX:MAQ) is a leading Australian telecom and datacentre provider. Its datacentre business is booming as more and more organisations shift their computing architecture to the Cloud.   Now, a major new expansion project promises to propel the business to even greater heights.
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November 12, 2020

How Pfizer’s vaccine will affect stocks in your portfolio

By Roger Montgomery

Wow, what a week! Pfizer announces it has a vaccine almost set to go, and hasn’t the market reacted! Happily for our investors, The Montgomery Fund has already pivoted towards a post-pandemic world: we’ve cut cash to a record low and invested in some businesses beaten down by enforced lockdowns.
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Montgomery Global Equities Fund (ASX:MOGL)

Global
Available on the ASX as an Exchange Traded Managed Fund, invests in 15 to 30 quality global businesses for long-term capital growth with a target distribution yield of 4.5% per annum. Mirrors the strategy of the Montgomery Global Fund.
Unlisted From $25,000

Montgomery Global Fund

Global
Invests in 15 to 30 quality global businesses for long-term capital growth. Priced daily. Mirrors the strategy of the Montgomery Global Equities Fund (ASX:MOGL).
Unlisted from $25,000

The Montgomery Fund

Australia/NZ
Aims to provide long-term growth and income by investing in 20 to 40 high-quality Australian and New Zealand businesses trading at attractive valuations. Priced daily.
UNLISTED FROM $25,000

Montgomery Small Companies Fund

Australia/NZ
Aims to provide long-term growth by investing in 30 to 50 high quality, undervalued, Australian and NZ small and emerging companies with strong growth potential. Priced daily.
Unlisted from $1 Million

The Montgomery [Private] Fund

Australia/NZ
Seeks to deliver absolute returns from a portfolio of high-quality Australian and New Zealand businesses. Capital preservation is paramount. By invitation only.

Alternate Equity Strategies

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Montaka Global Extension Fund (ASX: MKAX)

GLOBAL
An ASX-quoted managed fund, typically, the Fund seeks to hold 15 to 30 long positions and partially offsets these with 10 to 40 short positions, operating with 130% exposure to its long portfolio and 30% exposure to its short portfolio, resulting in a net market exposure of around 100%. Features a target distribution yield of 5% per annum.
Unlisted from $50,000

Montaka Global Access Fund

Global
Aims to generate materially higher risk-adjusted returns, net of fees, than is generally available in the equities market over the medium term. Priced monthly. Provides retail investors access to the Montaka Global Fund.
Unlisted from $1million

Montaka Global 130/30 Fund

Global
Provides the opportunity to benefit from both the gains of extraordinary businesses and the declines of deteriorating businesses through a global equity active extension strategy, which has the potential to significantly outperform the broader equities market over time. Seeks to generate double-digit annual average returns, net of fees. Daily priced.
Unlisted From $1 Million

Montaka Global Fund

Global
Aims to generate materially higher risk-adjusted returns, net of fees, than is generally available in the equities market over the medium term. By invitation only.