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Top 3 Best Small Cap Stocks To Buy Now On The ASX For 2019

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Even though small-cap stocks tend to have much more risk and volatility involved than blue-chip shares, having some exposure to small caps and their potential upside can add strong upside potential for your portfolio.

A compliment of small-cap investments in a blue chip portfolio can be the shot needed to add that extra 5-10% in capital growth you probably won’t see in big players such as Commonwealth Bank, Wesfarmers and QBE.

With the market correction towards the end of 2018, small-cap and growth stocks have been hit hard. With prices much lower than towards the middle of 2018 and valuations well off its highs, there are a lot more opportunities in the market now that you can get set on for the next rally up.

The best small cap stocks to buy now are generally driven by three factors within the markets, understanding these forces helps us time the market and buy or sell small-cap stock at the most opportune moments. Read more

Henry is a co-founder of MF & Co. Asset Management with over 12 years experience as a trader, investor and asset manager. Henry’s focus is on High Net Worth Wealth Management and using algorithmic quantitative trading systems to invest for his clients. Henry also trains new Interns and Advisers on trading and risk management.

Top 5 Best Dividend Stocks To Buy Now On The ASX For 2019

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If you are entering a stage where you are looking for stocks that pay a strong, reliable and predictable dividend, the best place to look is for companies that are mature and dominant in their field.

With the market correction towards the end of 2019, a lot of stocks which were trading at a lower yield due to strong a stock price are now yielding much higher than before. The great thing about corrections in the market is that even though the market is pricing stocks at a much lower price, the fundamentals of the stock hasn’t changed. This means that there are many bargains to be had when markets correct.

If you are looking to buy these stocks for the long-term and looking for a strong stable dividend, these are some of the best dividend stocks to buy now on the ASX for 2019.

However, if you want to time the market and maximise your dividend yield by purchasing these stocks when they are oversold, check out our article here on how to buy income stocks using technical analysis. Please note that all the dividend yields are quoted grossed up which means it includes the franking credits and will also be higher or lower depending on the share price on the day.

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Henry is a co-founder of MF & Co. Asset Management with over 12 years experience as a trader, investor and asset manager. Henry’s focus is on High Net Worth Wealth Management and using algorithmic quantitative trading systems to invest for his clients. Henry also trains new Interns and Advisers on trading and risk management.

Top 5 High Growth Best Stocks To Buy Now On The ASX For 2019

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

Picking the best stocks to buy now is hard, but if you dig hard enough, the ASX has a number of hidden gems that can provide strong growth for your portfolio.

With the correction towards the end of 2018, growth stocks have been hit hard and brought down some of the more ridiculous valuations investors have priced in. Even though the stocks have become cheaper, the narrative of the story hasn’t changed. This means with a correction comes opportunity.

Growth stocks are generally driven almost entirely by qualitative factors such as first mover advantage, quality and quantity of assets, permits and technology. Quantitative factors such as profit, revenue and so forth taking a back seat. Even though it is imperative that their financials are sound, when it comes to growth stocks, we are buying the story and perceived future value.

However, the very nature of valuing companies through qualitative factors means that there is a lot of room for error, opinion and subjectivity. This means that high growth stocks tend to be small-cap, high risk and highly speculative.  Read more

Henry is a co-founder of MF & Co. Asset Management with over 12 years experience as a trader, investor and asset manager. Henry’s focus is on High Net Worth Wealth Management and using algorithmic quantitative trading systems to invest for his clients. Henry also trains new Interns and Advisers on trading and risk management.

Top 5 Best Shares To Buy Now On The ASX For 2019

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The Australian stock market this year has experienced a lot more volatility than in 2017. However, with volatility, comes opportunity.

With the market in the depths of a correction towards the end of 2018, those who are brave enough to pick up a bargain have a wealth of opportunity with many stocks trading well below their fair value.

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Henry is a co-founder of MF & Co. Asset Management with over 12 years experience as a trader, investor and asset manager. Henry’s focus is on High Net Worth Wealth Management and using algorithmic quantitative trading systems to invest for his clients. Henry also trains new Interns and Advisers on trading and risk management.

Why People Infrastructure Shares (ASX PPE) Is A Stock To Buy

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People Infrastructure Ltd (ASX PPE), a workforce management company, provides contracted staffing and human resources outsourcing services in Australia and New Zealand. The company offers recruiting, on-boarding, rostering, timesheet management, payroll, and workplace health and safety management services. It serves community service, mining, general industrial, infrastructure, construction, food processing, childcare, government, landscaping, and hospitality sectors. Read more

Henry is a co-founder of MF & Co. Asset Management with over 12 years experience as a trader, investor and asset manager. Henry’s focus is on High Net Worth Wealth Management and using algorithmic quantitative trading systems to invest for his clients. Henry also trains new Interns and Advisers on trading and risk management.

AVZ Minerals Shares (ASX AVZ) – A Highly Speculative, China Backed Lithium Stock

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AVZ Minerals Limited (ASX AVZ) is a mineral exploration company that acquires, develops, mines and produces lithium, tin, tantalum and other base metals.

AVZ Minerals shares floated at A$0.15 in 2007, fluctuated between A$0.10 and A$0.20 FY07-FY11, before declining sharply to A$0.01 in FY12 and stayed at that level for more than four years.

In FY16, AVZ Minerals completed the acquisition of the Manono Project in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the largest lithium deposit in the world. The acquisition pushed the AVZ Minerals share price up more than 3000% to A$0.34 within two years.

Since then the share price has declined to around A$0.10. At this point, AVZ Minerals is a play on the Manono project, of which only 50% has been explored.

AVZ Minerals shares is a typical high risk and high reward stock. Manono was recently confirmed to be the world No.1 lithium deposit in scale and No. 2 in grade. However, lots of risk and uncertainty exist in the short-to-medium term, as AVZ has not even begun commercial mining.

As illustrated in the table, AVZ is not profitable for five years as its activities were merely an initial investment in exploration. Read more

Henry is a co-founder of MF & Co. Asset Management with over 12 years experience as a trader, investor and asset manager. Henry’s focus is on High Net Worth Wealth Management and using algorithmic quantitative trading systems to invest for his clients. Henry also trains new Interns and Advisers on trading and risk management.

Are Medibank Shares (ASX MPL) A Good Dividend Stock To Buy?

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Medibank Private (ASX MPL) is an Australian-based private health insurance provider. Medibank is in the business of underwriting and distribution of private health insurance policies through Medibank and ahm brands.

The company has two main segments, Health Insurance and Complementary Services. The Health Insurance segment offers private health insurance products, including hospital Cover and Extras Cover for Australia citizens and overseas visitors and students. MPL currently has 3.8 million members and has a 29.1 per cent market share in Australia.

The company is well known for its generous dividend payment. Since April 2018, the company’s share price has been in an uptrend and peaked at $3.3 on 15th August before falling back below $3.00 on soft results. Read more

Henry is a co-founder of MF & Co. Asset Management with over 12 years experience as a trader, investor and asset manager. Henry’s focus is on High Net Worth Wealth Management and using algorithmic quantitative trading systems to invest for his clients. Henry also trains new Interns and Advisers on trading and risk management.

Are Mirvac Shares (ASX MGR) A Stock To Buy?

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Mirvac Property Trust (ASX MGR) is a real estate group focusing on real estate development and investment in Australia. Mirvac shares have seen strong growth this year from is steadily increasing within last month, from 2.1 to 2.43 this year and now has a market cap of 9.03 billion. The company has been named as the world’s most sustainable real estate company by Dow Jones Sustainability Index, differentiating them from other real estate groups. Read more

Henry is a co-founder of MF & Co. Asset Management with over 12 years experience as a trader, investor and asset manager. Henry’s focus is on High Net Worth Wealth Management and using algorithmic quantitative trading systems to invest for his clients. Henry also trains new Interns and Advisers on trading and risk management.

Why Costa Shares (ASX CGC) Is A Long-Term Stock To Buy

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Costa (ASX CGC) is Australia’s leading grower, packer and marketer of premium quality fresh fruit and vegetables. Most of its revenue is generated from five categories: mushrooms, berries, citrus, glasshouse tomatoes and avocados. It’s the number one blueberry grower in Australia, and it is aiming to bolster its avocado sector to be the market leader.

Costa shares listed in 2015 at A$2.25 and had a bumpy start, dipping to as low as A$1.84. However, Costa shares have more than tripled in three years, reaching A$8.5 in Jun 2018, before falling 10% to A$7.5 at the end of August 2018. Such growth over the years owes thanks to the shift in consumer taste to sugar-free superfood that it produces and its changes in technology that allows it to supply its key products all year round and realize extra profits in the shortage season. Read more

Henry is a co-founder of MF & Co. Asset Management with over 12 years experience as a trader, investor and asset manager. Henry’s focus is on High Net Worth Wealth Management and using algorithmic quantitative trading systems to invest for his clients. Henry also trains new Interns and Advisers on trading and risk management.