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Easing of PSE stock market listing rules may lessen the appeal of LODE, AR as backdoors

The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved the proposal of the PSE for new listing framework easing the requirements for firms to go public. According to the report the local stock market is at the bottom of the pit when it comes to listing activities. The easing of the listing rules aims to attract privateContinue reading “Easing of PSE stock market listing rules may lessen the appeal of LODE, AR as backdoors”

For those who missed the COL boom, PSE could be an option

The pandemic has led mom and pop to stock trading. The rise of retail stock trading has benefited COL Financial (COL). COL the leading stockbroker in the country has seen a surge in retail account opening and activation. The reported surge in retail trading has sent COL shares soaring to a 52-week high of 5.10Continue reading “For those who missed the COL boom, PSE could be an option”

JGS group invests elsewhere, signals refusal to throw all money into the pit called CEB

JG Summit Holdings (JGS) announced that it has taken part in the US$100 Million investment in Tyme. Tyme is considered as one of the leading digital banking networks for emerging markets. The capital raised by Tyme will be deployed to grow TymeBank in South Africa. JGS Summit is looking to bring Tyme’s digital experience andContinue reading “JGS group invests elsewhere, signals refusal to throw all money into the pit called CEB”

COSCO moves to unlock value after being overtaken by MM in market capitalization

COSCO Capital is a conglomerate that owns 49.16% of the retail behemoth Puregold Price Club (PGOLD). Aside from its controlling stake in PGOLD it also owns a liquor distribution business, a real estate and property leasing business, a specialty retail company, and an oil and mining firm. Despite having a total consolidated revenue of 126.2Continue reading “COSCO moves to unlock value after being overtaken by MM in market capitalization”

Dividend Investor Alert: ANS (A. Soriano Corp.) trades at a 6.5% yield

A. Soriano Corp. (ANS) has declared a dividend of 0.50 a share. With ANS hovering at around 7.40 a piece, the dividend would easily yield 6.5%. Almost half of ANS’s assets is invested in trading securities. For the nine-month period ending on September 30, 2020, ANS’s trading portfolio suffered a loss of 1.3 Billion PesosContinue reading “Dividend Investor Alert: ANS (A. Soriano Corp.) trades at a 6.5% yield”

Insider’s conviction APL vs. ACEN

AC Energy (ACEN) and Apollo Global Capital (APL) are two companies that are venturing into exciting new industries. ACEN is investing in renewable energy while APL will be venturing into offshore iron ore mining. Both companies have seen their share price going up to the moon. In a one-year period ACEN is up around 308%Continue reading “Insider’s conviction APL vs. ACEN”

ACEN a full display of the Ayala’s value crystallization process

On 04 February 2021, AC Energy Corporation (ACEN) disclosed that the Company’s Executive Committee approved a follow-on offering (“FOO”) at a price range of P6.00-P8.20 a share. The FOO will consist of primary share issuance of up to two billion ACEN shares and secondary shares the size to be determined at a later date. OfContinue reading “ACEN a full display of the Ayala’s value crystallization process”

Apollo Global Capital, Inc. (APL) significant shareholders were not tempted by the stratospheric rise in APL share price; offshore magnetite iron ore mining could be a real deal

APL’s announcement that its subsidiary, JDVC Resources Corporation (JDVC), is currently mobilizing to commence production of magnetite iron ore this month of February, is no hype. It can be seen from the insider trading of significant shareholders that the offshore mining of magnetite by APL is a real deal.  Significant shareholders, directors, and management wereContinue reading “Apollo Global Capital, Inc. (APL) significant shareholders were not tempted by the stratospheric rise in APL share price; offshore magnetite iron ore mining could be a real deal”

Institutional investor GIC not paying “market” price for ACEN; ATRAM may have exited its ACEN position

An affiliate of institutional investor, GIC Private Limited (GIC), Arran Investments Pte. Ltd. is buying primary shares of ACEN and secondary ACEN shares of AC Energy, Inc. at a price of 2.97 a share.  The market as of 02 February 2021 has priced ACEN at 7.60 a share. GIC is no ordinary institutional investor, itContinue reading “Institutional investor GIC not paying “market” price for ACEN; ATRAM may have exited its ACEN position”

Ayala’s (AC) investment in Myanmar in peril as political turmoil develops; AC borrowed money for the Myanmar investments

Ayala Corp. invested US$108.6 Million in Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. (YSH) and US$82.5 Million in First Myanmar Investment Public Co. (FMI).  Those investments are part of the agreed US$237.5 Million investment into the Yoma Group by Ayala Corp. Yoma Strategic Holding Ltd. is a Singapore listed conglomerate but gets all of its revenue from MyanmarContinue reading “Ayala’s (AC) investment in Myanmar in peril as political turmoil develops; AC borrowed money for the Myanmar investments”