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The Weekly Nibble: There Could Still Be Value in Raffles Medical Group Ltd’s Shares

Here are some of the most interesting articles that have appeared on the Motley Fool Singapore’s website this week.

How To Identify REITs That Have A Portfolio That Can Appreciate In Value

A real estate investment trust (REIT) can grow its portfolio either through acquisitions or appreciation of its property value. The former usually requires the REIT to take on more risk through additional borrowings, while the latter is due to the nature of the properties held by the REIT.

In his article here, Motley Fool Singapore contributor, Jeremy Chia, shows us some ways to identify REITs with a portfolio that can grow in value.

REITs discussed include Parkway Life REIT (SGX: C2PU) and CapitaLand Retail China Trust (SGX: AU8U).

Raffles Medical Group Ltd’s Stock Price At A Multi-Year Low: Is It Time To Give Up On It?

Raffles Medical Group Ltd (SGX: BSL) is one of the largest private healthcare groups in Singapore. Started in 1976, it currently operates in 12 cities that include Singapore, China, Japan, Vietnam, and Cambodia.

Shares in the company have not been doing well of late. At the time of writing on Friday, the stock price is S$1, which is a low that has not been seen since early 2014. Jeremy feels that even then, it is not time to give up on the healthcare outfit. Find out why here.

2 Reasons Why Parkway Life REIT Is A Good Long-Term Investment

Parkway Life REIT is one of the two healthcare REITs listed in Singapore. On 31 March 2018, the REIT’s total portfolio size comprised of 50 properties with a value of around S$1.8 billion.

Motley Fool Singapore contributor, Lawrence Nga, highlights two reasons why he thinks the healthcare REIT will make a good investment for the long term. You can check out his article here.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. The Motley Fool Singapore has recommended shares of Parkway Life REIT, CapitaLand Retail China Trust and Raffles Medical Group Ltd. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Sudhan P owns shares in Raffles Medical Group Ltd.