VIB Premium: Company 10

Preview: Company 10 is a small, OTC-listed community bank. The company is trading at less than 10 times this year’s expected earnings. It is however trading at a premium to book value, unlike most of the other banks in my community bank basket. I do think the bank is cheap on an earnings basis and […]

VIB Premium: Company 9

Preview: Company 9 is a South African company that is trading at 6x earnings and 0.5x book value. Free cash flow can be quite lumpy though. This is not a high quality compounder by any means, but I think it’s too cheap to ignore at this price. You would need a broker with access to […]

Scaling back my Japanese investments

I’ve sold some holdings in Japan this week. I’ve updated the premium post with my Japanese basket of stocks yesterday to reflect the changes. The post has also been updated with the most recent financial data about all the companies that are in the basket. This is the first time since 2013, when I started […]