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This UITF from the first private, Filipino-controlled bank post-WWII has successfully tracked the PSEi year-to-date

November 27, 2020
This unit investment trust fund (UITF) from the first private, Filipino-controlled bank after World War II has successfully tracked the performance of its benchmark, the Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi), year-to-date.
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November 26, 2020
Mastering the way of snacking earned this confectionery a jawbreaking position in the industry, attaining recent Uniform ROAs of 20%+
Today’s often busier lifestyles have influenced people’s eating patterns. The traditional three square meals a day now includes one or more snacks in between to satisfy hunger or cravings, control moods, as well as for other psychological reasons.
November 25, 2020
This Korean company is winning in esports and in its global partnerships, with stronger Uniform returns of 27%, not 10%!
This South Korean company is known for its popular game, Blade & Soul, and has gradually established its presence worldwide.
November 24, 2020
Taking a page from its competitor’s playbook, this multi-format retailer just made one key transaction to generate record-high Uniform ROA
Competitive pressures drove this multi-format retailer to follow a strategy its competitor once did.
November 23, 2020
MONDAY MACRO: This indicator shows the Philippines is still an attractive investment, giving confidence to both local and foreign investors
2020 has been a challenging year for the Philippines to say the least. The eruption of Taal volcano, the coronavirus pandemic, two super typhoons one after the other—these are just some of the things that have caused major strains to the local economy.
November 20, 2020
This fund from the country’s second largest bank outperformed the PSEi year-to-date while as-reported metrics understated its earning power
This unit investment trust fund (UITF) from one of the country’s largest banks has slightly outperformed its benchmark year-to-date.
November 19, 2020
Uniform ROAs accurately reflect this equipment company’s market leadership, and show why it’s always a winner during infrastructure booms
Whenever there are large amounts of cash flowing into infrastructure spending, one of the big winners is always this construction equipment manufacturing company, thanks to its market leadership.
November 18, 2020
This jewelry company has managed to thrive for nearly two centuries by adapting to industry trends, with a Uniform ROA shining at 13%!
With the growth of the middle and upper classes, China’s local jewelry market continues to prosper and flourish.
November 17, 2020
Despite this one-stop home improvement shop’s strategic partnership with its parent company, Uniform accounting shows weaker profitability
This one-stop shop home improvement store was one of the most attractive IPOs in the Philippines in 2019 due to the firm's potential collaboration with its parent and sister companies.
November 16, 2020
MONDAY MACRO: U.S. Presidential election result and COVID-19 vaccine update lift the PH stock market, investor sentiment is showing a positive signal
Investors are now more bullish than ever since the implementation of lockdowns in mid-March this year. The Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) ended last week at 6,970, a 4.3% increase from two weeks ago. Before Typhoon Ulysses hit the Philippines last Wednesday, the index had just breached the 7,000 level.
November 13, 2020
With an earning power 2x its as-reported metrics, this UITF from the country’s largest trust corporation outperformed the PSEi year to date
This unit investment trust fund (UITF) from the country’s largest standalone trust corporation has slightly outperformed its benchmark
November 12, 2020
Switching to a fabless model jump-started this company’s position in the semiconductor industry, building Uniform ROAs of 10%+
Contrary to industry norms, this company shifted to the fabless business model and went on to become one of the leading semiconductor companies in the world.
November 11, 2020
This company’s sustainability initiatives to protect the planet’s waters is ethically maximizing its Uniform returns to 12%!
The scarcity of freshwater resources is a current problem around the world.
November 10, 2020
Building more campuses is causing this university’s returns to deteriorate, but at almost double as-reported ROAs, it deserves a passing grade
A company’s ROA (return on assets) trend can tell a lot about its capital efficiency. Improving ROAs are generally good, while declining ROAs are generally problematic.
November 9, 2020
MONDAY MACRO: Tighter credit activity has yet to dampen the Philippines’ chances for a swift recovery from this recession
The current pandemic has changed the way people interact. Students of all year levels have to attend classes online
November 6, 2020
This tracker fund from one of the country’s largest banks has performed similarly with the PSEi, with real returns almost 2x as-reported metrics
This unit investment trust fund (UITF) from one of the country’s largest banks has successfully tracked the performance of its benchmark, the Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi), both since inception and year to date.
November 5, 2020
The growing number of cyberattacks has helped this company magnify its position in the industry, securing Uniform ROAs of 25%+
Malware and ransomware attacks have been a common occurrence over the recent years. Corporations such as Adobe, eBay, and Facebook, among others, have been targets of cyberattacks causing data breaches that cost hundreds of millions of dollars.
November 4, 2020
This company’s omnichannel strategy helped it survive the retail apocalypse, and it is still expanding! Uniform ROA is 26%, not 3%
The retail apocalypse signaled the end of an era for a lot of retailers. This company’s retail business, however, is still opening stores worldwide and its business model helped it thrive amid store closures everywhere.
November 3, 2020
Full steam ahead as this captain’s firm consolidates its portfolio, leading to a far more profitable firm at a Uniform ROA of 26%
Conglomerate stocks are often one of the first choices of investors looking to limit their risk exposure. By their very nature, these stocks reduce investors’ risk by diversifying their holdings.
October 30, 2020
This UITF from one of the country’s largest asset managers outperformed the PSEi YTD, with a Uniform earning power almost 2x as-reported metrics
This unit investment trust fund (UITF) from one of the country’s leading asset managers has slightly outperformed its benchmark, the Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi), year to date.