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Articles from: Suncorp's profit hit by storms, banking bounces to SMSF trustees need to go global, says head of Magellan

Suncorp's profit hit by storms, banking bounces

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 05 Aug 2016

Overall, cash profit was down 8.6 per cent from a year earlier

Suncorp's fiscal 2015 earnings in line

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 04 Aug 2015

Suncorp Group (SUN) on Tuesday announced a profit for the financial year to 30 June 2015 of $1.1 billion, an increase of 55 per cent

Suncorp's earnings hit by hazards

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 11 Feb 2016

Suncorp Group (SUN) on Thursday announced a 16 per cent fall in net profit to $530 million for the first half of fiscal 2016, after its general insurance business took a hit from a higher-than-expected number of natural hazards and investment market volatility

Suncorp pleases with dividend increase

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 19 Feb 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Suncorp Group

Suncorp pays attractive dividends

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 21 Aug 2013

Companies covered in this report: • Suncorp Group (SUN)

Sucking the marrow out of life

Author: Marcus Burns
Date: 15 Dec 2015

"Sucking the marrow out of life doesn't mean choking on the bones." Dead Poets Society Small-cap investing is as much about what you don't own as what you do

Strong result for BWP Trust despite tight property market

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 05 Aug 2016

While the results were in line with Morningstar's revenue and profit estimates, there were some surprises

Strong bank profits ensure steady returns

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 03 Jul 2015

Bank prices have had a volatile few months

Strength remains in small caps

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 13 Jun 2013

In 2012, the Hyperion Small Growth Companies [4242] fund outperformed its benchmark by a stunning 15 per cent, delivering a 33 per cent return for the year

Strategise your way to tax advantages

Author: Graeme Colley and Vicky Kuok
Date: 13 Oct 2015

In life, we usually achieve a better outcome with a plan

Stocks to watch in 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 08 Jan 2016

Australian investors had a mixed 2015, with stocks finishing higher only with the benefit of dividends after a sell-off in resource and bank stocks

Stock tips from a top stock picker

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 10 Jul 2014

As an investment manager who has outperformed the market over the past 10 years, Investors Mutual (IML) certainly knows about investing

Stock picks that have paid off

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 12 Nov 2014

There's an old adage which suggests that to beat the Australian market all you have to do is make the right call between banks and resources companies, Morningstar senior research analyst Julian Robertson says

Stock picks by top managers

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 05 Mar 2014

Last week, the Australian Morningstar Awards 2014 recognised investment managers who had delivered solid returns for investors

Stock pickers who invest like Buffett

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 08 May 2015

The annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting kicked off last weekend in Omaha, Nebraska

Sticking to the fundamentals with equities

Author: Alex Vynokur
Date: 14 Oct 2013

In the five years since the global financial crisis, numerous studies have pointed to the fact that, in the majority of cases, actively managed broad-market Australian equity funds are failing to beat the index net of management fees

Staying the course

Author: Matthews Asia
Date: 28 Apr 2016

As an investor within Asian capital markets, the years since the turn of the decade can be most aptly described as volatile

Staring into an abyss

Author: Scott Minerd
Date: 13 Jul 2015

With a resounding "no" vote on the Greek referendum to accept the terms of Europe's proposed "bailout," market pundits are out in force talking about the coming turmoil

Standing ovations, now delivery is the key

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 03 Mar 2017

Global equities markets roared in the aftermath of President Trump's speech to the joint houses of Congress, which drew 94 standing ovations

Special dividends from BHP and Rio?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 02 May 2013

The news last week that Woodside Petroleum (WPL) would pay a special dividend garnered an enthusiastic response from investors

South32 posts solid $620m net profit for 1H17

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 17 Feb 2017

South32 (ASX: S32) has reported US$620 million in net profit after tax for the first half of fiscal 2017 (1H17)--a return to positive territory after a $1.7-billion loss in the same period in 2016.

Some conflicting signals

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 31 Aug 2015


Solutions for secular stagnation

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 03 Mar 2014

Larry Summers, former economic adviser to the White House and Harvard professor, was Barack Obama's first pick to be the new head of the Federal Reserve

Solid start for ANZ, Macquarie expects earnings lift

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 17 Feb 2015

Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) announced on Tuesday an unaudited cash profit for the three months ended 31 December 2014 of $1.8 billion, up 3.5 per cent on the comparable period in the previous year

Sober outlook for Australian stocks

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 18 Jan 2016

Stock markets have dived in the New Year and the Shanghai stock market got off to a bad start

SMSFs' wish list for Santa

Author: Olivia Long
Date: 16 Dec 2013

I'm no different to most people - once I start to see those Christmas decorations going up I quickly get into the festive mood and my mind starts to think of what I want from Santa

SMSFs' real dilemma with property

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 03 Oct 2013

The debate about self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) and property investment intensified this week

SMSFs may be underexposed to global markets

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 30 Jun 2016

"We have a sector we believe is massively out of step with the accepted theory on asset diversification," he says

SMSFs and property: A fatal mix?

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 29 May 2015

Surging property prices in Sydney and Melbourne have attracted the attention of regulators, worried about the potential fallout from markets overheating

SMSF trustees need to go global, says head of Magellan

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 15 Sep 2016

"SMSFs and self-directed investors generally are dramatically underweight global equity

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