Investments

Portfolio Performance: Year One

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It’s a double milestone here at wealth from thirty. Today is the first full year I’ve been running the WF30 portfolio which holds my personal stock investments. The second milestone is that this is my 100th post!!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂 Wooooohooooo! I didn’t imagine starting out that blogging could be so enjoyable or that I’d have […]

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Recent Buy: Smart Parking Ltd (SPZ.AX)

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Smart Parking Ltd (SPZ.AX) designs, develops and manages parking technology that is used mainly in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. It listed on the ASX as an Australian small-cap in 2013 as “Car Parking Technologies Ltd”. Interestingly, and important for understanding their financial data, the company was listed prior to 2013 as “Empire Beer […]

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Pepper Takeover Rumours Continue

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Pepper Group Takeover Full disclosure: Long Pepper. Do your own research prior to making any investment decision and seek personal and professional investment advice. This post is not a solicitation to buy or sell any stock.  One of my main portfolio holdings and recent purchase, Pepper Group (PEP:AU) is reportedly in advanced talks with private equity group […]

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Recent Buy: Pepper Group Ltd (PEP:AU)

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Full disclosure: Long Pepper (insert cleaver sexual innuendo). Do your own research prior to making any investment decision and seek personal and professional investment advice. This post is not a solicitation to buy or sell any stock.  The following is an brief overview of Pepper Group Ltd, one of my recent acquisitions. You can read the other overview, on […]

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Recent Buy: BWX Ltd (BWX:AU)

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BWX Ltd – Sukin Perhaps it’s with a little irony that after starting a blog on personal finance and value investing in 2015, it’s taken me almost two years to make a direct equity purchase. It’s not my first ever equity investment, but the first in a long time. BWX Ltd (BWX:AU) is the owner of Sukin, a small Australian […]

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Economic Moats

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Warren Buffett coined the term economic moat when talking about a company’s ability to maintain its competitive advantage against competitors over long periods of time. In an interview with NDTV, he described outstanding businesses as those  which increase their moat year over year rather than focus so much on quarterly earnings. In the interview, he called these businesses economic castles. In […]