Archive: June, 2019

June 25, 2019

Beware companies issuing multiple downgrades

By Roger Montgomery

Over the last few months, eight times as many ASX-listed companies have downgraded as upgraded. That’s an alarming figure, and reveals a serious decline in business conditions. The mission for all investors is to try to avoid companies issuing further downgrades.
June 14, 2019

Does Australia control its destiny?

By Andrew Macken

Last month, there was probably no one more surprised than Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison – or “ScoMo” – to which he is commonly referred. ScoMo had just won a decisive victory in Australia’s general election against an opponent that was the short-odds favourite in the betting markets. Exclusive Content This is exclusive content to subscribers on rogermontgomery. com.
June 12, 2019

Is Costa Group’s share price decline cyclical or structural?

By Joseph Kim

One of the more significant de-rating stories over the past 12 months has been that of fruit and vegetable grower Costa Group (ASX:CGC), which has had to issue two earnings downgrades over this period due to a variety of weaker pricing and agricultural-related issues. Exclusive Content This is exclusive content to subscribers on rogermontgomery. com.
June 5, 2019

What goes down, may just stay down

For over a decade the debate around US interest rates has been around when they would finally rise again, rather than if.  Now that sense of inevitability is being shaken hard, or at least pushed out indefinitely once more.
June 4, 2019

The conga line of loss making IPOs is a worry..

By Roger Montgomery

There are plenty of charts doing the rounds showing the rising percentage of companies listing in the US, that are losing money. Uber is perhaps the best recent example, which we wrote about and suggested it might be a great short selling opportunity.
June 3, 2019

Four implications of a falling Aussie Dollar

By Andreas Lundberg

Over the past year, the Australian dollar has fallen against the US dollar. It’s a trend I don’t expect will change any time soon. This has important consequences for many Australian businesses and for investors. Just over a year ago, I published a blog post looking at what had happened during the previous year in terms of currency movements.

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