Posts byJun Yuan

My name is Jun Yuan, and I am the owner of The Singaporean Investor. I am a full-time retail investor and trader since April 2017, and in this website, I'd be sharing with you my personal analyses of Singapore-listed companies, along with advices relating to investing, as well as trading.

Does PetroChina Company Limited Make a Good Addition to Your Investment Portfolio?

PetroChina Company Limited, listed on the US, HK, and China stock exchange, is the largest oil and gas producer in China, as well as one of the largest oil companies in the world. As far as Singapore is concerned, the company has a business presence in operating the SPC petrol stations (at the time of writing, there are over 40 SPC petrol stations in the country.) In today’s post, I’ll be sharing researches I have done on the company – its financial performance, debt profile, dividend payout over the last 5 years, as well as whether the company is considered ‘cheap’ or ‘expensive’ currently…

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Alibaba Health Information Technology Limited – What You Need to Know about This HK-Listed Company

While many may be familiar with Alibaba Group Holdings Limited, but the same cannot be said for the company which it has a major ownership to since 2015 – in Alibaba Health Information Technology Limited (SEHK:0241), or Alibaba Health for short. In this post, you’ll learn more about this Hong Kong-listed company – including its businesses, historical performance (between FY2017/18 and FY2021/22), as well as its current year performance (1H FY2021/22 vs. 1H FY2022/23)…

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My Summary of Frasers Centrepoint Trust’s Latest Annual Report for FY2021/22

With 9 retail malls located in the various suburban areas across Singapore, Frasers Centrepoint Trust (SGX:J69U) is one of the largest suburban mall owners in the country. This morning (22 December), the REIT released its annual report for the financial year that concluded on 30 September, along with notice of AGM. For those who do not have the time to go through the entire report, in this post, I have compiled a summary of the most important points you need to take note of, along with details about its upcoming AGM…

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New to Investing and Looking for Fundamentally Sound Companies to Invest? Here’s a Good Place to Start…

One of the most common questions I have been asked by people who are new to investing is, ‘There are so many listed companies in the Singapore, United States, and Hong Kong market. Where do I start?’ In this post, you’ll find a list of companies in all the 3 markets I have done reviews on (particularly, you’ll find reviews of 19 Singapore-listed companies, 41 NYSE- and NASDAQ-listed companies, and 10 Hong Kong-listed companies), which I feel will provide a good starting point. But despite having said that, the posts does not represent any buy or sell recommendations for any of the companies. You should always do your own due diligence before committing to making any investment decisions…

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My Year in Review: 2022

With the year 2022 coming to a close, I felt it is timely for me to share a review of my investment and trading journey this year. If I were to sum up the entire year in one word, it will be the word ‘challenging.’ In this post, you’ll find key highlights about my year (as a retail investor cum trader) to note (both the good, as well as the bad…)

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My Summary of EC World REIT’s EGM on 16 December 2022

This morning (16 December 2022), EC World REIT (SGX:BWCU) held its EGM to seek unitholders’ approval on the proposed divestment of 2 properties in its portfolio to raise funds for the repayment of at least 25% of its borrowings by 31 December 2022. I’ve attended the meeting as a unitholder and for the benefit of those who weren’t able to attend, you can read about a summary of the presentation made by the REIT’s CEO, Mr Goh Toh Sim, along with a list of questions raised and responses provided by the REIT’s management, and also results of the resolution put to vote during the meeting…

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What You Need to Know about Meituan (SEHK:3690)

Hong Kong-listed Meituan (SEHK:3690) is China’s leading one-stop platform for food, transportation, travel, shopping, and entertainment (I like to think of the app to be something similar to what the ‘Grab’ superapp in Singapore is offering.) In today’s post, you’ll learn more about the company in terms of its business operations, along with its full-year performances and debt profile since IPO (between FY2019 and FY2022…)

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Is Li Ning Company Limited (SEHK:2331) a Buy?

Hong Kong-listed Li Ning Company Limited (SEHK:2331) is one of the leading sports brand companies in China, where they retail footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories under their namesake brand. In this post, you’ll learn about the company’s historical financial performance, debt profile and dividend payout (between FY2017 and FY2021), whether or not its current traded price is considered ‘cheap’ or ‘expensive’, along with my thoughts to share…

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6 Things You Need to Know about the Straits Times Index (STI) Before You Invest

For those of you who do not have time to study the individual companies, but at the same time want to invest in the Singapore market, you may consider investing in the country’s benchmark index – the Straits Times Index (or STI for short), where you’ll be invested in 30 of the biggest Singapore’s listed companies by market capitalisation. Here are 6 things you need to know about the Index to give you a good understanding about it before you invest…

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EC World REIT: What You Need to Know before Attending the Upcoming EGM

On 03 October, EC World REIT (SGX:BWCU) announced the proposed divestment of 2 properties in its portfolio to raise 25% of its total borrowings for repayment by 31 December. An EGM will be convened on 16 December to seek unitholders’ approval. Since the announcement was released, I have been trying to seek clarifications with REIT’s investor relations with a series of questions. In this post, you’ll find all the questions I have raised, along with responses by the REIT. On top of that, you’ll also find all the questions unanswered (even till today), my request for assistance from Security Investors Association (Singapore) (SIAS), details of its upcoming EGM, and finally, my thoughts about this whole episode…

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