The following assessment provides (1) an overview of oil and gas reserves in the Philippines; (2) a thesis for investing in the upstream, Philippine oil and gas industry; (3) an overview of the four oil and gas companies listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE); and (4) a relative valuation of these companies. This analysis does not consider global factors associated with the upstream oil and gas sector, such as the price of oil.
The following analysis is a relative valuation of five logistics companies listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) and categorized under the “transportation services” subsector. We do not hold any individual positions in these or any other companies that trade on the PSE, but we do hold a position in the iShares MSCI Philippines ETF (EPHE), which we intend to hold for more than one year.
*The following analysis is based on a review of Harbor Star’s annual reports and press reports. We have not previously analyzed this company and do not hold any positions in its stock. This assessment does not consider any information provided in Harbor Star’s most recent quarterly report, which was released on 15 May 2017. Readers should not make any [Read more…] about Harbor Star Shipping Services Valuation
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