This episode kicks off our 2019/20 Summer Series, where we take a shallow-dive into companies that have been selected by the Equity Mates community. We had 180 submissions for companies to explore, so randomly picked 10.
The idea of these episodes is to show how you can begin to research a company, where to look for information and what are some of the key things to consider.
First to go under the microscope is Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Co (ASX: SOL). Its origins are in owning and operating Australian pharmacies, however, WHSP has expanded beyond pharmacy and today has a much broader investment portfolio encompassing investments in natural resources, building materials, telecommunications, retail, agriculture, property equity, investments and corporate advisory
In this episode we:
- discuss what the company does
- take a look at their financial position and financial summary
- breakdown their key holdings
- have a crack at a valuation
- close with a fun fact
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