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Video: Is Mantra poised to rally 20 per cent?

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network. This video is dated 5 June 2017. Click on the image below to access the video:   Michael Gable is managing director of Fairmont Equities. Make sure you bookmark our main blog page and come back regularly to check out the other articles and videos. You can also sign up for 8 weeks of our client research for free! Otherwise you can email Michael Gable directly at michael@fairmontequities.com Disclaimer: The information in this article …

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Is Healthscope the last buying opportunity left in healthcare stocks?

We have been bearish on Healthscope (HSO) for a while. Having fallen quite a bit in the last year, especially compared to other healthcare stocks, is it now time to jump in? Whilst new projects are considered low-risk and high return, the extent to which the market is prepared to factor in the future positive earnings contribution from these are tempered by the more immediate challenges faced by the core Hospitals division. This points to the potential for HSO to …

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How a Housing Collapse Will Affect the Stock Market

There has been talk of a housing bubble for many years now. With households highly leveraged, a significant increase in interest rates or high unemployment may have dire consequences on borrowers’ ability to repay their mortgage. But if there was a housing crash, how would this affect our stock market? Firstly, we are not predicting a crash in house prices. However, it is smart to be aware of the ramifications, if indeed there is a severe downturn. This means we …

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Video: How low can CBA go

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network. This video is dated 29 May 2017. Click on the image below to access the video:   Michael Gable is managing director of Fairmont Equities. Make sure you bookmark our main blog page and come back regularly to check out the other articles and videos. You can also sign up for 8 weeks of our client research for free! Otherwise you can email Michael Gable directly at michael@fairmontequities.com Disclaimer: The information in this article is …

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Is Westfield now cheap enough to buy?

In a recent research report to clients, we took a fundamental and technical look at Westfield Corporation (WFD). With the stock having fallen from $11 to the low $8’s in less than a year, could this be an opportunity to buy a top 20 stock in a market where valuations elsewhere are starting to look stretched? Here is an extract from our research. In terms of recent guidance for FY17, WFD expects Funds from Operations (FFO) to be in the …

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