Tag: Buys

2 Newly Public Companies Among Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund’s Top Buys

The Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund (Trades, Portfolio), part of San Francisco-based investment firm Matthews International Capital Management, disclosed 14 new positions in its second-quarter portfolio, which was released late last week.

Managed by Tiffany Hsiao and Beini Zhou, the fund invests in smaller companies across Asia, with the exception of Japan, that are capable of sustainable growth based on several fundamental characteristics. Its primary goal is long-term capital appreciation.

The fund’s five largest trades for the quarter were completely made up of new holdings, which were Peijia Medical Ltd. (HKSE:09996), Sichuan Teway Food Group Co. Ltd. (SHSE:603317), Dr. Lal

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Top Q2 Buys of the Parnassus Endeavor Fund

The Parnassus Endeavor Fund (Trades, Portfolio) recently released its portfolio updates for the second quarter of 2020, which ended on June 30.

The fund follows a socially responsible value-based strategy, investing in a wide range of deeply discounted, out-of-favor stocks that have long term competitive advantages and relevancy, quality management and positive scores on ESG (Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance) criteria. The fund’s portfolio managers are Jerome Dodson (Trades, Portfolio) (the Chairman of Parnassus Investments) and Billy Hwan (the Senior Research Analyst).

Based on its investing criteria, the fund cut back on several positions during the quarter, including VF Corp.

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