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adminofoc, December 2017 - Fund Updates
The Australian small-cap market continued its strong finish to calendar year 2017 with the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Accumulation Index up 3.9% and the S&P/ASX Small Industrials Accumulation Index up 2.8%. The prevailing mood in small-caps remains 'risk-on' particularly in the commodity space where the lure of fast returns and a fear of missing out seems…
adminofoc, November 2017 - Fund Updates
The Australian small-cap market had a very strong month with the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Accumulation Index up 6.0% and the S&P/ASX Small Industrials Accumulation Index up 5.9%. The strength in the index was not broad-based with a number of 'hot' sectors driving the overall benchmark, in particular China-facing consumer stocks, cobalt and lithium stocks and…
adminofoc, October 2017 - News, Stock update
Several significant corporate transactions saw us add Seven Group Holdings (ASX:SVW) to our portfolio during the September quarter. These included: the sale of WesTrac China to Lei Sing Hong Machinery for $540m the acquisition of the remaining 53.3% of Coates Hire not already owned by the Group for $517m, and a capital raising of $375m…
adminofoc, October 2017 - News, Stock update
The A2 Milk Company continues to re-rate on the back of a very strong trading performance driven by ongoing gross margin expansion and continued rapid growth in sales of its A2 Platinum infant formula, especially in the large Chinese market. Management continues to exceed the financial expectations of both the overall market and our internal…
adminofoc, October 2017 - News, Stock update
As a provider of drilling fluid products, downhole instrumentation and geo-analytic services to exploration, development and resources production companies, Imdex Limited is highly leveraged to any uptick in key commodity prices such as gold and/or base metals. It's a business we know and understand well, having been a holder of the stock during previous cyclical upswings, and we remained…
adminofoc, October 2017 - News, Stock update
Kogan.com was a stand-out performer amid the doom and gloom of the retail space with several highlights from its inaugural full-year result as a listed company. On the back of three earnings upgrades leading into the result, Kogan again provided upside surprise for investors delivering EBITDA ahead of guidance, very strong EBITDA cash conversion of…
adminofoc, October 2017 - Fund Updates
Domestic small-cap equities performed well in the September quarter with commodity price increases driving a sharp rise in the S&P/ASX Small Resources Accumulation Index (+12.8%) and underpinning a solid increase in the broader S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Accumulation Index (+4.4%). The OC Premium Small Companies Fund finished the quarter up 3.7%, which was behind the S&P/ASX…
adminofoc, September 2017 - News, Stock update
Following share price weakness ahead of its full-year result, we added Reliance Worldwide Corporation to our portfolio. Reliance is a global plumbing supplies business specialising in reliable and premium branded water flow and control products including the market-leading 'SharkBite' push-to-connect fittings. We consider Reliance to be a high-quality global growth business with a structural growth…
adminofoc, September 2017 - Fund Updates
The month of August was dominated by stock-specific news which came as the majority of ASX-listed companies released their annual results and accompanying outlook statements. Solid month for OC funds OC's funds enjoyed a solid month with the OC Premium Small Companies Fund, the OC Dynamic Equity Fund and the OC Micro-Cap Fund posting returns…
adminofoc, August 2017 - News
Small and micro-cap Australian equities manager, OC Funds Management, today announced its micro-cap fund has been included on FirstWrap and Macquarie Wrap (Super). The OC Micro-Cap Fund aims to deliver investors strong long-term capital growth by investing in Australian and NZ companies with a market cap of less than $350 million. Robert Frost, OC’s Head of Investments,…