The Weekly Nibble: Best Singapore Shares For 2019

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

The 30 Best Shares In Singapore For 2019

My Foolish colleague, Chong Ser Jing, lifts the veil on the 30 top Singapore stocks to buy in 2019. He used Joel Greenblatt’s Magic Formula as a tool to unearth those shares. The formula was made famous in Greenblatt’s book, The Little Book That Beats The Market.

To go one step further to know how cheap and good the 30 stocks are, you can check out another of Ser Jing’s article here. However, as discussed here, not all the 30 shares could turn out to be winners. Diversification is critical when using the Magic Formula investing strategy.

DBS, UOB or OCBC: Who has a Better Share Valuation for 2019?

DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX: D05), Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (SGX: O39) and United Overseas Bank Ltd (SGX: U11) have seen their share prices fall significantly since early-2018. For instance, since hitting a high of S$30.84 on 30 April 2018, DBS’ share price has fallen around 20% to close at S$24.78 yesterday.

With the lower stock prices, are there opportunities for long-term investors to scoop up any of the bank’s shares? To find out the answer, we can compare the valuations of the three banks. So, jump into the article by Lawrence Nga to know more about the price-to-book ratios, price-to-earnings ratios, and dividend yields of the trio.

2 REITs You Can Buy During This Stock Market “Sale”

First Real Estate Investment Trust (SGX: AW9U) and CapitaLand Retail China Trust (SGX: AU8U) are two real estate investments trusts (REITs) that are selling significantly below their peak unit prices. In this article, Jeremy Chia explores why those REITs could make great investments if investors look beyond the unit price fall.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. Motley Fool has recommendations for DBS Group Holdings Ltd, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited, United Overseas Bank Ltd, First Real Estate Investment Trust and CapitaLand Retail China Trust. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Sudhan P doesn’t own shares in any companies mentioned.