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FIVE COMPANIES LIKELY TO BENEFIT FROM A COVID-19 VACCINE

If a vaccine is successfully discovered, trialled, developed and distributed there are companies whose share prices reflect a continuation of lockdown conditions, that will re-rate very quickly. Roger identifies five of them.

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September 9, 2020

How much upside is left for NXT?

By Gary Rollo

When we started the Montgomery Small Companies Fund 12 months ago, data centre operator NEXTDC (ASX:NXT) was one of the first businesses we bought.  On our analysis, the shares were cheap.   One year on and the share price has almost doubled.
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August 26, 2020

The firms that beat expectations this reporting season – and those that missed

By Roger Montgomery

The majority of companies on the ASX100 and ASX200 have now reported. Many have beaten estimates. And, reassuringly, guidance is less negative than most market watchers had expected. This brings hope that FY21 may not be so bad for equity investors after all. One pattern has emerged from this reporting season and we may have run theory to thank.
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August 21, 2020

How to think like an investor – and not a gambler

By Roger Montgomery

If gambling on shares is your thing, then perhaps this blog is not for you. On the other hand, if what you want are sustainable, growing returns – over the long term – then read on.   Because, below, I set out some simple steps to help you make better investment decisions.
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In this section we explore investing basics, common themes and information to help guide your investing journey. 

The information provided is general information only. The information does not take into account your investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs. You should consider your own investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs before acting upon any information provided in this document and consider seeking advice from a financial adviser if necessary.
August 26, 2020

The three essential criteria to look for in a business

By Roger Montgomery

Investing isn’t easy. With so many businesses to evaluate, and so many conflicting opinions about them, it can be extremely hard to make sound investment decisions. To help you in your investment journey, here are the three essential criteria we use when looking for outstanding businesses to invest in. Exclusive Content This is exclusive content to subscribers on rogermontgomery.
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August 21, 2020

The magic that happens when companies invest in their business

By Roger Montgomery

I love receiving dividends. Who doesn’t? But companies that pay out a high percentage of their profits are actually harming the long-term returns of their investors. Because, when it comes to making a company more valuable, paying out high dividends is no match for ploughing profits back into the business.
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August 21, 2020

How to think like an investor – and not a gambler

By Roger Montgomery

If gambling on shares is your thing, then perhaps this blog is not for you. On the other hand, if what you want are sustainable, growing returns – over the long term – then read on.   Because, below, I set out some simple steps to help you make better investment decisions.
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August 13, 2020

Understanding ASX-quoted managed funds

By Andrew Macken

ASX-quoted managed funds are becoming increasingly popular among investors looking for a simpler and more transparent way to buy into diversified portfolios. These funds allow investors to easily buy and sell units (shares) via the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
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September 9, 2020

How much upside is left for NXT?

By Gary Rollo

When we started the Montgomery Small Companies Fund 12 months ago, data centre operator NEXTDC (ASX:NXT) was one of the first businesses we bought.  On our analysis, the shares were cheap.   One year on and the share price has almost doubled.
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September 3, 2020

ServiceNow: mission-critical, with no competition

By Andrew Macken

The digital transformation of the enterprise is a long-term trend which is now accelerating as a direct consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Privileged business models operating with the benefit of this structural tailwind, therefore, should be considered carefully for an investment opportunity.
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September 3, 2020

Why we continue to like Reece Limited

By Stuart Jackson

The share price of Reece (ASX:REH) – Australia’s biggest supplier of plumbing and bathroom products – has outperformed the broader market for many years. Encouragingly, the company recently reported healthy trading during the COVID-19 period. With renovation activity forecast to rise over the next 12 months, I think this is definitely a business that investors should be watching.
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Media Clips

August 17, 2020

Caution a must as markets run away

By Roger Montgomery

In this article for the Herald Sun Roger discusses the fact that more than half a year has passed since the coronavirus emerged and many of the world’s most populous countries are failing at their attempts to flatten their curves.
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August 17, 2020

Butterfly effects flood in from Berlin to Beijing

By Andrew Macken

In this article for the Herald Sun Andrew discusses how developments abroad impact much of what is happening here in our own economy.  As foreign capital has been pushed into the Australian economy, household borrowing costs have declined, access to credit has become easier and, perhaps not surprisingly, housing prices have increased. Read here.
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August 17, 2020

Qantas shows no V-shaped recovery

By Roger Montgomery

In this article for the Herald Sun Roger discusses the decision from Qantas to cut 6000 staff and a further 15,000 people will remain stood down and 100 aircraft would be grounded for 12 months.  Read here.
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August 17, 2020

Ross Greenwood’s the money minutes 16.08.2020

By Roger Montgomery

Roger joined Ross Greenwood on The Money Minutes for a run through of the first week of the Australian reporting season. So far, results don’t look too bad although the fear is these results are still looking in the rear-view mirror. Many companies have been unwilling to provide guidance for the next 12 months.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Montaka Global Fund

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