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FBU, FLETCHER BUILDING LIMITED
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post Posted: Jan 3 2021, 02:29 PM
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Quite.
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Value traps are investments that are trading at such low levels and present as buying opportunities for investors but are actually misleading. For a value trap investment, the low price is often accompanied by extended periods of low multiples as well.

Better to break this thing up.




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post Posted: Aug 26 2020, 08:46 AM
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Recently been watching the volume for FBU in the mornings. Often just a few tens of thousands go through before Au opens. That is minuscule for a company the size of FBU.

Today in the first half hour, 7.6m shares have traded.

Wtf?

Someone reorganizing their capital? More like major transaction coming IMHO.



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New exec ahead of break up and naming of shovel ready projects?



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If everyone knows that a squeeze is coming, what are the proactive leaders going to do about it?



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post Posted: Aug 6 2020, 12:57 AM
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I'm not the only one who thinks a squeeze is coming.

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/ar...jectid=12353863

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Sir John Key has warned the New Zealand business community to not be complacent about apparent buoyancy in retail, property and equity markets, as "we have a financial crisis coming".




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Add to that, a downtown Auckland hotel has been shut down permanently because of Covid. Is in the process of being refurbed to help "address" the central city homeless problem.

Can you imagine the outcome of that?

Already there's been a crime spike. Rents have dropped. But behind it is an avalanche of new supply which is about to collapse the inner city property market. Just as soon as the vendors receive an incentive to do so. Might be interest rate rise, bank collapse, builder falls over who knows where the crack will show itself first.

But FBU must know something otherwise they wouldn't be spending tens of millions in Tauranga on their new plant.



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Not sure about FBU but other construction companies I know off are losing tens of millions of dollars of forward orders from their corporate clients.

Times are changing. Squeeze coming.



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Since when does FBU turn over just sixty odd thousand shares by the middle of the afternoon?

Must be a transaction in the offing. Most likely a break up.



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post Posted: May 20 2020, 07:19 AM
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Hughie must wish he could disassociate his name from this monkey. All doom and gloom in todays update. Except the bit where they are making $50m available for a new gib plant. They know where the money comes from. If it was as dire as all that they would at least defer the project for a year or two until the dust has settled. A cynic might say, todays news is how they intend to pay for the new gib plant or perhaps its all about paring back operations to bare bones ahead of some other M&A or divestment.

Bring on the break up and then Hughie might finally get his wishes fulfilled.




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$3bn market cap and $1bn in the bank. Don't know what kind of liabilities they are carrying regards the SCCC fire and other projects but I don't think a ratio of one to three is low enough yet. There is more to come with this.



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