Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Time for retirement 2 ?



Metlifecare Ltd [MET.NZ] is now an interesting little stock. It has spent many years languishing at around $2.30 due to its high ownership of shares in a small group. But now it has been released from that grip and looks like it will now florish on its own.

It all happened in July and now places the company in direct competition with Ryman Healthcare Ltd [RYM.NZX] and Summerset Group Holdings Ltd [SUM.NZX].

What do we make of the share price then ?

At $2.95 at close of business yesterday it makes this share the second cheapest and Summerset the next followed by Ryman.

Net asset backing is $3.04 for Met which makes this star, $1.10 for Summerset and $1.30 for Ryman. Clearly the leader by a long shot is Met which still hasn't reached its NTA.

As far as returns go it is only Ryman paying a paltry 2.05% that is turning over. Demand for its scrip has recently seen it shares rise to record highs.

You know me I like a bargain so if you prepared to wait a long time you might get Ryman for a steal, I think it will go down from here, but if you want get in right now you might want to consider getting in with the Met overall its the best bet.

Good luck!


Disclosure : I own RYM shares in the Share Investor Portfolio.



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