On January 4, 2018, Hearts and Minds Investment Limited (ASX: HM1) came forward and made an announcement about the investment update as well as NTA for the past month i.e. December 2018 by issuing the press release. Considering the release which was issued and under the investment objective, it was also mentioned that Hearts and Minds Investments would be foregoing the investment fees and would be donating the donation amount to medical research institutes which happens to be in Australia.Â
At the end of December 2018, the company possessed the pre-tax NTA of $2.4118. In the December investment, the company had highlighted the volatility was being witnessed in the global markets. It is also important to note that the markets were witnessing the impacts of the tensions relating to the slowdown in the global economy. Additionally, the investors, on a global basis, were also worried about the trade war between the US and China. The geopolitical, as well as macroeconomic level uncertainties, have the potential erode the investorsâ confidence which adversely impacts the equity markets.
The press release stated that portfolio NTA encountered the decline of 4.7% in the month of December 2018 to $2.41 while earlier it was $2.53. The press release also stated that the company is witnessing profit in half of conference stock selections even the momentum in the global markets which is encountering the unfavourable momentum. The company had stated that the contact with managers is being maintained and there has been no change when it comes to investment theses with respect to the positions which are being held. The company had also stated that the January month would be witnessing numerous updates related to the company and there are expectations that the returns would be reflecting the fundamentals of the company rather than the commentary related to the political as well as macroeconomic environment.
Let us try and understand the companyâs exposure to various sectors. As demonstrated by the release, the companyâs exposure towards the consumer discretionary happens to be 27%, while the company has exposure of 20% and 3% in the communications and consumer staples, respectively. Towards the industrials, utilities, and technology, the company is having the exposure of 14%, 4%, and 14%, respectively. Finally, the exposure towards the materials, healthcare, and financials is of 7%, 4%, and 7%, respectively.
We would now be understanding the past performance of the stock. The last traded price of Hearts and Minds Investments Limited was A$2.480 per share. Its market capitalization happens to be $496 million. Over the time span of previous one month, the stock has delivered the return of -5.70%.
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