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Are Ramsay Health Care Shares (ASX RHC) A Stock To Buy?

by Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director No Comments

Ramsay group (ASX RHC) is one of the top 5 private hospital operators in the world. Ramsay Health Care operates 235 hospitals, day surgery centres, treatment facilities, rehabilitation and psychiatric units in Australia, France, UK, Italy, Indonesia and Malaysia.

In addition, Ramsay Health Care is one of the biggest private hospital operators in both France and Australia. In the past ten years, The Ramsay Health Care stock price has seen significant gains. However, Ramsay Healthcare shares have performed poorly recently. Read more

Why Volpara Health Shares (ASX VHT) Is A Stock To Buy

by Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director No Comments

Volpara Health Technologies Ltd (ASX VHT) is a New Zealand-based healthcare research, and development company with global scalability. The company provides medical software, specialising in managing the breast screening detection and the flow of information between doctor clinic taking the screening mammogram x-ray.

Even though the company started life in New Zealand, it operates in all major global markets. Volpara Health Technologies has significant growth potential in the future through expansion into the US market. Read more

Why Bapcor Shares (ASX BAP) Is A Stock To Buy

by Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director No Comments

Bapcor Limited (ASX BAP), previously known as Burson, is the leading provider of automotive aftermarket parts, accessories, automotive equipment and services in Australasia. Floated on ASX in 2014, Bapcor acquired a series of related automotive aftermarket companies from 2016 and it has been growing strongly ever since. The Bapcor share price started at AUD$2 in 2014 and more than tripled in less than three years, reaching AUD$7 per share, with Bapcor shares reaching a market cap of around AUD$2 Billion.

Through a combination of sustained organic growth and strategic acquisitions, it has transformed itself from a business primarily focused on the Trade segment of the automotive aftermarket into a group which now covers the full spectrum of the automotive aftermarket supply chain. It now has businesses in the Trade, Retail, Service and Specialist Wholesale segments, operating across Australia and New Zealand and more recently, South East Asia. Read more

Are Coca-Cola Shares (ASX CCL) A Good Stock To Buy?

by Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director No Comments

Coca-Cola Amatil Limited (ASX CCL) is one of the largest bottlers in the Asia-Pacific region and one of the world’s five major Coca-Cola bottlers that generates its revenue from the manufacturing, marketing and distributing of a range of beverage and food products. With employment of more than 13,000 people, CCL operates in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia, and is administered from its North Sydney’s head office.

Combined with its strong and well-diversified products line and industry-leading distribution channels, Coca-Cola shares is a market leader and the company’s share price has been on a steady uptrend since Sep 2017, surging from $7.744 to $9.220 at the time of writing.

However, increased health consciousness tends to negatively affect demand for soft drinks due to their high sugar content. Awareness of the risks of sugar-laden diets causing diabetes, obesity and cancer is booming. The backlash on sweet and fizzy drinks are expected to continuously weaken the trading in Australian beverages with all channels experiencing volume and price pressure because of competition and category trends. Additionally, the rise of private labelled brands from Wesfarmers (ASX WES) and Woolworths (ASX WOW) is putting pressure on Coca-Cola shares. Read more

Are Vocus Shares (ASX VOC) A Stock To Buy?

by Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director No Comments

Vocus Group Ltd (ASX: VOC) is a vertically integrated telecommunications provider, operating in Australia and New Zealand. Vocus has built a world-class telecommunications infrastructure network across many capital cities in these two countries. At present, VOC has more than 30,000 km of fibre optic cable lays and more than 5,000 on-net buildings connected to the network.

VOC is the fourth largest telecommunication services provider in Australia with an 8% market share and like the wider telecommunications industry in Australia, has underperformed the wider market in the past few years. Read more

Options Trading Results +18.47% in 2 months – XJO & Equity Options

by Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director No Comments

MF & Co. Asset Management Advisers have years of experience in the Australian equities and options market. Our Advisers have a focus on options trading because it gives us the flexibility to apply leverage, limit risk and profit when markets go up, down or even sideways.

Our options selling strategies take advantage of a normal market, allowing us to generate consistent income from selling premium, much like how Insurance companies like QBE and IAG sell insurance to collect premiums. The trades in this document are real trades we have done for clients which can be backed up by real contract notes on request.

If you would like more information about our options selling strategies, please contact us. Read more

Why Zip Shares (ASX Z1P) Is A Stock To Buy

by Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director No Comments

Zip (ASX Z1P) is a digital point-of-sale & fast-growing payment solution, that operates in the buy-now-pay-later sector similar to Afterpay. Zip has two main products, ZipPay which is designed for individual use, and ZipMoney which is designed like a traditional credit card.

Ultimately Zip is focused on delivering an easy & simplified process of delivering a transparent, responsible, and fairly priced consumer credit-products.

Like AfterPay, Zip shares is leveraged to the fast-growing digitisation of the traditional lay-by offered by stores in days past, offering potentially phenomenal growth to early investors. Read more

Are TPG Shares (ASX TPM) A Stock Worth Buying?

by Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director No Comments

TPG (ASX TPM) is an Australian-based multi-media full-service telecommunications company providing consumer, wholesale and corporate telecommunications services. TPG shares are also one of the largest telecommunication service providers in Australia with a market cap of around $5.1 Billion.

The TPG share price has fallen more than 50% from a high of $12.83 in 2016, along with most other telcos such as Telstra (ASX TLS), but with a new mobile network in the works, is this an opportunity to buy TPM shares? Read more

Why Mesoblast Shares (ASX MSB) Is A Speculative Stock To Buy

by Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director Henry Fung - Partner Managing Director No Comments

Mesoblast Limited (ASX MSB; Nasdaq MESO) is a Melbourne-based leading global stem cell company focusing on R&D in regenerative cellular medicines. The Mesoblast share price has been falling since 2011 but has since stabilised in the $1.20 to $2.00 range in the past two years.

Despite the company burning piles of cash each year, investors are optimistic about the prospects of MSB and have allowed the company to access fresh financing in support of its R&D activities. As a result, revenue increased to US$14.9 million from US$0.6 million in the previous corresponding period, thanks to earnings from two licenses marketing Mesoblast products in Japan and Europe.

However, greater regulation among different countries, ethical issues, the potential for more capital rising due to multiple ongoing costly clinical trials and uncertainty in commercialising their products posts risks to the company. Read more