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16 Sep 2020 (118 views)

Someone asked - Mr. Tan, how much did you make from Tesla stock?

I will give the answer - not only for Tesla, but for my active portfolio.

I started an active portfolio two years ago. I used the data on Yahoo Finance website to analyze the stocks to keep in my active portfolio. I rely on the financial data and also on the financial news. 

I explain my approach in a regular talk that I give to FISCA members - selecting shares based on long term value. If you want to follow me, join FISCA as a member.

I will now share my experience in the active portfolio.

I have invested in Tesla stock when it was at $50 (it was actually $250 before the 5 for 1 split). The current price of Tesla is now $450. It has multiplied 9 times. 

But it went up and down like a roller coaster. It is described as being "volatile". It can go up or down 10% or more in a day!

Along the way, I had been "long" on Tesla - i.e. I have invested in the shares. So, naturally, I made a lot of profit when the price increased. 

Most of the time, I invested $200,000 (SGD) in Tesla. But shortly after the crash in February, I increased the invested sum to $500,000. 

OK. How much profit did I make on Tesla? I do not have the actual figure, but I estimate that it must be $300,000 (SGD). That is a lot of money, right?

Hello, I have also invested in other stocks and they are showing a loss of $140,000 in my active portfolio. Some of these stocks are from China (traded in HK),  Singapore and USA.

I had probably realized a profit of $80,000 on these stocks earlier, so my net loss is $60,000. I keep these stocks because they are under-valued. For example, some property stocks like Hong Kong Land, Kerry Properties and Capitaland are traded at discounts of 50% to 80% on their asset values.  I believe that they will appreciate from their current lows, so I keep them.

I also have some China shares which I bought from the HK exchange at a discount of 50% from their prices quoted in China. These stocks have PE ratio between 5 to 8 times and good dividend yield (more than 6%). Although they show a loss, I keep them for the dividend yield. I expect them to recover.

I share my current holdings below - but you don't tell others, OK? I am embarrassed with the loss of $140,000.

My net trading position is a profit of $240,000. Not bad, right?

Yes. I made a good profit on Tesla. Looking forward for the next three years, I hope to see a big profit on my holdings in the property stocks.

Wish my good luck, OK?

Tan Kin Lian


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Someone asked - Mr. Tan, how much did you make from Tesla stock?

I will give the answer - not only for Tesla, but for my active portfolio.

I started an active portfolio two years ago. I used the data on Yahoo Finance website to analyze the stocks to keep in my active portfolio. I rely on the financial data and also on the financial news. 

I explain my approach in a regular talk that I give to FISCA members - selecting shares based on long term value. If you want to follow me, join FISCA as a member.

I will now share my experience in the active portfolio.

I have invested in Tesla stock when it was at $50 (it was actually $250 before the 5 for 1 split). The current price of Tesla is now $450. It has multiplied 9 times. 

But it went up and down like a roller coaster. It is described as being "volatile". It can go up or down 10% or more in a day!

Along the way, I had been "long" on Tesla - i.e. I have invested in the shares. So, naturally, I made a lot of profit when the price increased. 

Most of the time, I invested $200,000 (SGD) in Tesla. But shortly after the crash in February, I increased the invested sum to $500,000. 

OK. How much profit did I make on Tesla? I do not have the actual figure, but I estimate that it must be $300,000 (SGD). That is a lot of money, right?

Hello, I have also invested in other stocks and they are showing a loss of $140,000 in my active portfolio. Some of these stocks are from China (traded in HK),  Singapore and USA.

I had probably realized a profit of $80,000 on these stocks earlier, so my net loss is $60,000. I keep these stocks because they are under-valued. For example, some property stocks like Hong Kong Land, Kerry Properties and Capitaland are traded at discounts of 50% to 80% on their asset values.  I believe that they will appreciate from their current lows, so I keep them.

I also have some China shares which I bought from the HK exchange at a discount of 50% from their prices quoted in China. These stocks have PE ratio between 5 to 8 times and good dividend yield (more than 6%). Although they show a loss, I keep them for the dividend yield. I expect them to recover.

I share my current holdings below - but you don't tell others, OK? I am embarrassed with the loss of $140,000.

My net trading position is a profit of $240,000. Not bad, right?

Yes. I made a good profit on Tesla. Looking forward for the next three years, I hope to see a big profit on my holdings in the property stocks.

Wish my good luck, OK?

Tan Kin Lian