Shareholders of Flagship Investments Limited (ASX: FSI) would be aware of Flagship’s long term performance record. LIC Specialist Bell Potter released their 2020 report into LICs noting the Share Price performance of LICs within their research universe. Their tables identify that Flagship Investments outperformed all peer Large and Medium cap focussed LICs over time periods […]
Foreword In Australia, 46% of adults own shares and other listed securities on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) according to the 2020 Australian Investor Study. In the wake of COVID-19 and its worldwide effects on humanity as a whole, the Australian share market was not spared its own trials and tribulations as a result of […]
An age-old question since the imputation credit system came into being in the 1980s in Australia – “Are franked or unfranked dividends better?”. This is an all too common question received by accountants, tax specialists and financial advisers alike during elections, as well as annually during tax time. A popular topic with politicians and investors, […]
Investors adore them and politicians argue over during election time – franking credits have been a mainstay of the Australian taxation system since 1987. Yet, there continues to be an air of confusion surrounding the treatment of franking credits received from franked dividends, and the impact on an individual’s personal income. Dividend imputation was introduced […]
In Australia, 46% of adults own investments listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), either directly or through a Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSFs). That figure equates to 9 million adults who possess investments outside of their home and superannuation funds. With more and more investors focusing on the sustainability of dividends as a result of […]
The 2020 calendar year is coming to a close and it will be impossible to write about the year without mentioning COVID-19 and the impact that it has had across the globe. Internationally the virus continues to spread and cause concern for health authorities while in Australia the measures taken appear to have controlled infection. […]
Veteran fund manager Dr Manny Pohl AM is sticking with one of his best bets in the market, Seek, calling the short seller attack against the online jobs classifieds operator a cheap shot.
Pohl was an early backer of Seek, with the company’s shares sitting in his portfolio since they listed at $2.10 in 2005. It’s a punt that has paid off in spades, with Seek’s shares trading over $22 and the company delivering a steady flow of dividends.
During the month we read with interest the NTA Report* which is produced by Bell Potter’s LIC/ LIT researcher Hayden Nicholson. Flagship Investments Limited (Flagship) is identified as a strong performer as per Table 1 noting LICs that invest in Large and Medium Australian companies, with Flagship’s comparative NTA and Share Price performance well above […]
Flagship Investments is proud to announce it has been awarded Top Performer in the Best Smaller Fund category by Investors Choice Awards 2020 in the APAC (Asia-Pacific) region. We are pleased to have been recognised for our consistent work and philosophy. Read the Press Release here. Click here to read more.
In the last six months, the phrase “new normal” has been used to describe the overhaul of every element of daily life. Since the world’s introduction to COVID-19 every activity that was part of our day to day life has been disrupted, cancelled or reimagined in the name of public health and safety. And as […]