Week: 25 Jun – 1 Jul 2018 (flag_australia EOFY)

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read_this The stock market this week Impact
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read_this Portfolio stocks: AAPL AMZN EBAY FB GOOGL GOOG PYPL TWTR V VMW

read_this The stock market

Market indices

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^ Market indices this week (mouseover for 12-month view) Chart: Google Finance

Index 29 Jun 2018 Week 22 Jun 2018 Month 31 May 18 Year 29 Dec 17
S&P500 2,718.37 -1.55% 2,761.18 0.48% 2,705.27 1.67% 2,673.61
Dow Jones 24,271.41 -1.26% 24,580.89 -0.59% 24,415.84 -1.81% 24,719.22
NASDAQ 7,510.30 -2.37% 7,692.82 0.92% 7,442.12 8.79% 6,903.39

read_this Portfolio Indices

Five-Year Portfolio Performance: 2013 – 2018

  • AUD-denominated index:
    • FY 2017-2018: +39.03%
    • FY 2016-2017: +39.75%
    • FY 2015-2016: -10.06%
    • FY 2014-2015: +61.18%
    • FY 2013-2014: +49.26%.
  • USD-denominated index:
    • FY 2017-2018: +33.92%
    • FY 2016-2017: +43.33%
    • FY 2015-2016: -10.89%
    • FY 2014-2015: +32.07%
    • FY 2013-2014: +53.86%.
  • Average annual compounding growth rates over the 5 year period:
    • USD-denominated index +27.19%
    • AUD-denominated index +32.56%

Notes:

  1. Index (asset value) growth does not include dividends – in terms of total returns, dividends need to be added to asset value growth,
  2. The only change in the composition of our portfolio during this 5-year period was the loss of Linkedin, acquired by Microsoft in 2017

Portfolio Performance in Financial Year 2017-2018

For the financial year ended 30 Jun 2018 our USD-denominated index rose 33.92%.

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^ USD and AUD denominated indices over the past 52 weeks (mouseover for max view) Chart: Bunting

home This week’s performance

Index 29 Jun 2018 Week 22 Jun 2018 Month 31 May 18 Year 29 Dec 17
U S dollar index 3.486 -0.8% 3.515 0.61% 3.465 13.65% 3.068
Australian dollar index 4.679 -0.31% 4.693 2.76% 4.553 19.69% 3.909

read_this Portfolio Stocks

AAPL: Apple, Inc 29 Jun 2018 Change 22 Jun 2018 home
Friday close $185.11 0.12% $184.88
P/E (historical) 17.87 Change 17.85
P/E (1 year fwd) 16.24 Change 16.33
Market Cap $909.841 bn $0.934 bn $908.907 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 195 range: $ 161 to $ 235
Forecast growth: Target/Price 5.34%
Analyst recommendations 13 strong buy, 13 buy, 0 hold, 1 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q2/2018 1 May 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0000320193
Press releases Apple
AAPL
^ Apple price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

AMZN: Amazon Com, Inc 29 Jun 2018 Change 22 Jun 2018 home home
Friday close $1,699.80 -0.93% $1,715.67
P/E (historical) 214.08 Change 216.08
P/E (1 year fwd) 133.66 Change 137.48
Market Cap $824.789 bn $-7.700 bn $832.489 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 1800 range: $ 1580 to $ 2200
Forecast growth: Target/Price 5.89%
Analyst recommendations 29 strong buy, 2 buy, 1 hold, 1 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q1/2018 26 Apr 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001018724
Press releases Amazon
AMZN
^ Amazon price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

EBAY: Ebay, Inc 29 Jun 2018 Change 22 Jun 2018 home home
Friday close $36.26 -4.8% $38.09
P/E (historical) 0.00 Change 0.00
P/E (1 year fwd) 19.64 Change 21.34
Market Cap $36.042 bn $-1.819 bn $37.861 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 48 range: $ 35 to $ 58
Forecast growth: Target/Price 32.38%
Analyst recommendations 13 strong buy, 2 buy, 9 hold, 1 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q1/2018 25 Apr 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001065088
Press releases Ebay
EBAY
^ Ebay price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

FB: Facebook, Inc 29 Jun 2018 Change 22 Jun 2018 home home
Friday close $194.32 -3.68% $201.74
P/E (historical) 32.17 Change 33.40
P/E (1 year fwd) 25.62 Change 26.37
Market Cap $562.484 bn $-21.478 bn $583.962 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 215 range: $ 138 to $ 275
Forecast growth: Target/Price 10.64%
Analyst recommendations 25 strong buy, 3 buy, 1 hold, 0 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q1/2018 25 Apr 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001326801
Press releases Facebook
FB
^ Facebook price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

GOOGL: Alphabet, Inc 29 Jun 2018 Change 22 Jun 2018 home home
Friday close $1,129.19 -3.43% $1,169.29
P/E (historical) 47.93 Change 49.63
P/E (1 year fwd) 27.69 Change 29.09
Market Cap $784.278 bn $-27.851 bn $812.129 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 1250 range: $ 970 to $ 1360
Forecast growth: Target/Price 10.70%
Analyst recommendations 25 strong buy, 2 buy, 1 hold, 1 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q1/2018 23 Apr 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001288776
Press releases Alphabet
GOOGL
^ Alphabet (GOOGL) price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

GOOG: Alphabet, Inc 29 Jun 2018 Change 22 Jun 2018 home home
Friday close $1,115.65 -3.45% $1,155.48
GOOG
^ Alphabet (GOOG) price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

PYPL: PayPal Holdings, Inc 29 Jun 2018 Change 22 Jun 2018 home home
Friday close $83.27 -2.17% $85.12
P/E (historical) 53.04 Change 54.22
P/E (1 year fwd) 48.23 Change 50.26
Market Cap $98.874 bn $-2.196 bn $101.070 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 88.5 range: $ 66 to $ 100
Forecast growth: Target/Price 6.28%
Analyst recommendations 26 strong buy, 1 buy, 6 hold, 0 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q1/2018 25 Apr 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001633917
Press releases PayPal
PYPL
^ Paypal price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

TWTR: Twitter, Inc 29 Jun 2018 Change 22 Jun 2018 home home
Friday close $43.67 -4.82% $45.88
Market Cap $32.869 bn $-1.663 bn $34.532 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 31.5 range: $ 20 to $ 50
Forecast growth: Target/Price -27.87%
Analyst recommendations 8 strong buy, 0 buy, 19 hold, 3 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q1/2018 25 Apr 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001418091
TWTR
^ Twitter price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

V: Visa, Inc 29 Jun 2018 Change 22 Jun 2018 home home
Friday close $132.45 -2.13% $135.33
P/E (historical) 33.62 Change 34.35
P/E (1 year fwd) 29.37 Change 29.98
Market Cap $305.616 bn $-6.645 bn $312.261 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 145 range: $ 123 to $ 169
Forecast growth: Target/Price 9.48%
Analyst recommendations 25 strong buy, 2 buy, 1 hold, 0 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q2/2018 25 Apr 2018 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001403161
Press releases Visa
V
^ Visa price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

VMW: VMware, Inc 29 Jun 2018 Change 22 Jun 2018 home
Friday close $146.97 -2.03% $150.01
P/E (historical) 47.72 Change 48.70
P/E (1 year fwd) 31.02 Change 32.31
Market Cap $59.796 bn $-1.237 bn $61.033 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts’ consensus: $ 151.5 range: $ 106 to $ 185
Forecast growth: Target/Price 3.08%
Analyst recommendations 10 strong buy, 3 buy, 12 hold, 1 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q1/2019 31 May 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001124610
Press releases VMware
VMW
^ VMware price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance

Australian economic indicators Trading Economics

Australian economic charts RBA Chart Pack

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fired Trump Consults on Successors for Chief of Staff John Kelly: Ayers, Mulvaney seen as top contenders as Kelly is seen leaving after a year in White House rolePresident Donald Trump is consulting with advisers about whom he should tap as his next chief of staff, with John Kelly expected to depart the administration as early as this summer, possibly even this week, according to people familiar with the matter.WSJ 28 Jun 2018 Business Insider 23 Jun 2018

Senior Departures:
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  • 30 Jan 2017: fired Sally Yates, Acting Attorney-General
  • 13 Feb 2017: Michael Flynn, National Security Adviser
  • 30 Mar 2017: Katie Walsh, Deputy Chief of Staff – replaced by Kirstjen Nielsen
  • 24 Apr 2017: fired Vivek Murthy, Surgeon General of the United States
  • 5 May 2017: fired Angella Reid, Chief Usher
  • 9 May 2017: fired James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Memos
  • 19 May 2017: Kathleen Troia (KT) McFarland, Deputy National Security Advisor
  • 2 Jun 2017: Michael Dubke, White House Communications Director
  • 6 Jul 2017: Tera Dahl, Deputy Chief of Staff, National Security Council
  • 19 Jul 2017: Walter Shaub, Office of Government Ethics Director
  • 21 Jul 2017: Sean Spicer, White House Communications Director
  • 25 Jul 2017: Michael Short, White House Senior Assistant Press Secretary
  • 27 Jul 2017: Derek Harvey, Member of the National Security Council
  • 28 Jul 2017: Reince Priebus, White House Chief of Staff
  • 28 Jul 2017: Josh Pitcock, Chief of Staff to the Vice President
  • 31 Jul 2017: fired Anthony Scaramucci, White House Communications Director
  • 2 Aug 2017: Ezra Cohen-Watnick, Senior Director for Intelligence Programs of the National Security Council – became National Security Adviser to Attorney General Jeff Sessions
  • 18 Aug 2017: Carl Icahn, Special Advisor to the President on Regulatory Reform
  • 18 Aug 2017: fired Steve Bannon, White House Chief Strategist
  • 25 Aug 2017: Sebastian Gorka, Deputy Assistant to President Trump
  • Sep 2017: Michael Ambrosini, Director of the Office of Chief of Staff
  • 20 Sep 2017: Keith Schiller, Director of Oval Office Operations
  • 25 Sep 2017: George Sifakis, Director of the Office of Public Liaison
  • 29 Sep 2017: fired Tom Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services
  • 6 Dec 2017: Kirstjen Nielsen, Principal Deputy Chief of Staff – became Secretary of Homeland Security
  • 8 Dec 2017: Dina Powell, Deputy National Security Adviser
  • 13 Dec 2017: fired Omarosa Manigault Newman, White House Communications Director
  • 29 Jan 2018: fired Andrew McCabe, Deputy Director, FBI
  • 7 Feb 2018: Rob Porter, White House Staff Secretary
  • 9 Feb 2018: James W. Carroll, White House Speech Writer – became Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy
  • 9 Feb 2018: fired David Sorensen, White House Speech Writer
  • 16 Feb 2018: Reed Cordish, Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental and Technology Initiatives
  • 20 Feb 2018: Rachel Brand, Associate Attorney General
  • 28 Feb 2018: Josh Raffel, Deputy White House Communications Director
  • 13 Mar 2018: fired John McEntee, Personal Aide to the President
  • 13 Mar 2018: Steve Goldstein, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
  • 16 Mar 2018: Rick Dearborn, Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy
  • 22 Mar 2018: Herbert Raymond (HR) McMaster, National Security Adviser – replaced by John Bolton on 9 Apr 2018
  • 28 Mar 2018: fired David Shulkin, Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Health
  • 29 Mar 2018: Hope Hicks, White House Director of Strategic Communications
  • 31 Mar 2018: fired Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State
  • 2 Apr 2018: dummy Gary Cohn, Director of the National Economic Council – resigned in opposition to Trump tariff policy
  • 8 Apr 2018: Michael Anton, Deputy Assistant to the President for Strategic Communications
  • 10 Apr 2018: fired Tom Bossert, Homeland Security Advisor
  • 26 Apr 2018: Ronny Lynn Jackson, Physician to the President Reuters
  • 27 Apr 2018: Nadia Schadlow, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy – replaced by Mira Ricardel
  • 15 May 2018: Ricky L. Waddell, United States Deputy National Security Advisor.
  • 18 May 2018: Mark Sherwin Inch, United States Deputy National Security Advisor.
  • 5 Jun 2018: Kelly Sadler, Special Assistant to the President, White House Office of Communications.
  • 20 Jul 2018: dummy Joseph Hagin. White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations.
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