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The Weekly Nibble: Stock Ideas for Singapore Investors

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

15 Singapore Shares That Could Go on to Crush the Market in October 2018 and Beyond

This article reveals the top 15 shares that emerged from a screen based on the Magic Formula investing strategy that was developed by investor Joel Greenblatt. The strategy was outlined in Greenblatt’s investing book, The Little Book That Beats The Market.

The Magic Formula works by ranking stocks according to their cheapness and their quality. Investors must then hold a basket of highly-ranked stocks for a year before repeating the ranking process to create a new basket of stocks. For those who wish to know the metrics that are used for the screen, you can head to another article here.

The Phillip SING Income ETF: A New Option for Income-Hungry Singapore Investors

Phillip Capital Management, together with the help of the folks at Morningstar, have launched a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) called the Phillip SING Income ETF (SGX: OVQ). The ETF aims to fully replicate the 30-stock Morningstar Singapore Yield Focus Index, which is an index that selects companies based on three main factors: business quality; financial health; and dividend yield.

The Motley Fool Singapore was invited to a briefing for the ETF’s launch and what we learnt during the event is discussed in the article.

Singapore’s Bank Stocks Have Dipped Substantially. Are They Cheap Now?

The trio of bank shares in Singapore – DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX: D05), Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Limited (SGX: O39), and United Overseas Bank Ltd (SGX: U11) – have seen their shares fall from their recent peaks. Armed with substantial valuation data, my colleague Jeremy Chia investigates if the steep declines in the banks’ share prices are an opportunity for long-term investors.

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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 a recommendation on DBS Group Holdings Ltd, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Limited and United Overseas Bank Ltd. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Sudhan P doesn’t own shares in any companies mentioned.