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AK: 10 Sources of Passive Income from Non-REITS, 2015
Aspire, Hot Picks, Thought Leaders | 01 October 2015
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Some wonder if Mr. Market could go into a depression. I don’t know about that but I do know that many stocks became much more attractively priced in the last three months.

Consistent with my strategy to diversify my portfolio to reduce reliance on S-REITs for income, I added the following to my long positions as their stock prices have declined more significantly recently:

1. Accordia Golf Trust

2. Ascendas Hospitality Trust

3. ST Engineering

4. Starhub

5. SembCorp Industries

In the last three months, I have also initiated long positions in the following as investments for income:

A 15x PE ratio would give us a fair value of $5.36 or so per share.

7. Religare Health Trust
Trust has demonstrated its ability to improve its revenue organically quite strongly which makes up for the expiration of the sponsor’s waiver to their share of the distributable income.

8. King Wan
King Wan is in a net cash position and it also has an order book that would provide earnings visibility until 2018.

Finally, I accumulated the following stocks from a bit of an income investing angle, but the main reason is because I think they are worth much more and thus at lower prices, they became even more attractive:

9. Wilmar

10. OUE Limited

Should you be interested, you can search ASSI for more of my blog posts on these stocks and why I decided to add them to my portfolio when I did.

Of course, stocks could stay undervalued for a long time but regularly receiving some dividend in the meantime makes the waiting more palatable. I like to be paid while I wait.

If you suspect that I have dipped into my war chest in the last three months, you are right.

Could we see another big decline in the stock market? We could and we should be ready. So, being cautious, I have not exhausted my war chest.

I have a couple of fixed deposits maturing next month in October and I will probably be keeping the money close at hand instead of putting it in another fixed deposit or two.

In Q3 2015, the following non-REITs paid dividends:


2. Old Chang Kee


4. SingTel

5. SCI

6. SMM

7. Wilmar

8. NeraTel

9. ST Engineering

10. QAF Ltd.

11. Starhub

12. HongLeong Finance

13. Croesus Retail Trust

For the first 9 months of 2015, total passive income received from non-REITs: S$ 57,747.59.

This works out to be S$ 6,416.40 per month.

Have a shopping list and be ready to pounce if Mr. Market becomes depressed.

AK is a Singaporean stock market investor and a popular blogger. His blog was created with the intention of educating investors and sharing his investing journey with the target of having a more secure financial future in an uncertain world by creating a stream of reliable passive income with high yields.

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Accordia Golf Trust  0.535 -- --   
Business: A business trust specialising in investments in golf courses, driving ranges, and golf course related assets in Japan.

Insight: Feb-19, 9M19 operating income fell 2% to JPY41.1b ... Read More
Ascendas Hospitality Trust  1.090 -- --   
Business: A stapled group comprising Ascendas Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust and Ascendas Hospitality Business Trust.

Insight: May-19, FY19 revenue fell 6.3% to $190.5m while NP... Read More
Singapore Technologies Engineering  3.890 -0.03 -0.77%   
Business: An integrated engineering group providing solutions & services across many sectors. [FY18 Turnover] Aerospace (39.5%), electronics (32%), land systems (19.1%), marine (8.6%), others (0.8%).

Insight: May-19, 1Q19 revenue rose 5.1% to $1.7b attributed... Read More
StarHub  1.340 +0.040 +3.08%   
Business: [FY18 Turnover] Mobile (34.9%), sale of equipment (22.4%), enterprise fixed (21.6%), pay TV (13.2%), broadband (7.9%).

Insight: May-19, 1Q19 total revenue rose 6% to $596.8m attr... Read More
Sembcorp Industries  2.170 +0.02 +0.93%   
Business: Primarily engaged in the production and supply of utilities services. [FY18 Turnover] Utilities (55.9%), marine (41.8%), others/corp (2.2%), urban development (0.1%).

Insight: May-19, 1Q19 revenue fell 10.1% to $2.5b due to lo... Read More
VICOM  7.390 +0.06 +0.82%   
Business: Co is a leading provider in technical testing and inspection svcs.

Insight: Feb-19, FY18 revenue inched up 3.1% to $100.1m due... Read More
RHT Health Trust  0.018 -- --   
Business: Biz trust comprising of healthcare assets in India.

Insight: May-19, Co ceased to have any operating business a... Read More
King Wan Corp  -- -- --   
Business: Integrated building services and mechanical and electrical (M&E) engineering specialist. [FY19 Turnover] Plumbing & sanitary (58.6%), electrical (36.3%), toilet rental (3.3%), investment holdings (1.8%).

Insight: May-19, FY19 revenue dipped 3.1% to $79.3m. Corres... Read More
Wilmar Int'l  3.810 +0.01 +0.26%   
Business: Co's integrated agribusiness model encompasses the entire value chain of the agricultural commodity processing biz, from origination and processing to branding, merchandising and distribution of a wide range of agricultural pdts.

Insight: May-19, 1Q19 revenue fell 6.2% to US$10.4b driven ... Read More
OUE  1.500 -0.010 -0.66%   
Business: An integrated property developer with real estate portfolio located in prime locations in the US & Asia. [FY18 Turnover] Inv ppties (43.7%), hospitality (37.7%), development ppties (10.5%), healthcare (4.6%), fund management & others (3.5%).

Insight: May-19, 1Q19 revenue rose 1.2% due to higher contr... Read More

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