Tuesday, March 3, 2015


I know most people not so keen to look at longer term (3 to 5 years). Insas Preference shares is out today traded.

It has the following profile:

- Non-Convertible;
- Redeemable at RM1 after 5 years;
- Dividend of 4% payable every half-yearly;

The preference shares is offered at RM1.00 with 2 warrants attached for every preference shares purchased.

During the last 1-1/2 months, I have been asked about what will happen to the price of the preference shares as seemingly its 4% dividend is not attractive. I knew that it would have dropped below RM1.00. In fact, I thought that RM0.90 is a good price to even purchase for those whom would want to hold it longer for the dividends and lower entry price.

Today, upon opening it dropped to RM0.795 and as at this time of writing, it is at RM0.82. Just a note at RM0.82 and with brokerage fees paid, one's return is at 8.652% for 5 years (see below).

Purchased at RM0.82 with brokerage at 0.42%

Obviously, it is not too shabby at all, assuming we are confident that Insas can pay its dividends and repay the RM1 after 5 years. I am confident.

Think of it, if you are paying 5% for your housing loan or your car loan, do not be a smart-Alex to pay them off early.

Note: Anything that you do is at your own risk.

Just a note, at RM0.90, Insas-PA's return is at 6.43%. Well, if you look at it, is below what EPF gave last year!

If purchased at RM0.90
Also, since I picked up 4,400 of the Insas-PA (with it attached 8,800 Insas-WB), do find the latest record on fund here.

1 comment:

Jun said...

Dear Felicity,

Do you think Insas and TA are good buys at current prices? I would like to think you are attracted to them because of their NTA/share which are higher than market price. How about Keuro?