On 4 September, I sold off all my AEM shares when AEM share price was trading at $3.85. After factoring the dividends (May and August 2020) and the brokerage fees, the total returns amounted to $5,500. This returns represented 16% yield over a period of 5 months. The decision to exit this counter was partially due to the recent corrections in Dow Jones and Nasdaq.
Will I regret selling AEM shares? After all, I had been so bullish with this counter for the past few months. To be honest, I don’t know the answer. All I know is that with a 5-year beta of 2.13, AEM share price is much more volatile than Singapore bank stocks. So even though the fundamentals of AEM remain strong, its stock price will be extremely volatile in the near term.
Given the volatility of AEM share price, I guess I will have plenty of sleepless nights if I continue to hold on to the shares. I would rather cash in now and live to fight another day. A dollar gained is a dollar gained. But the last straw for me was [This is a premium article. The rest of the content is blocked and can be accessible by SG Wealth Builder Members only. To read the full content, please sign up as member.]
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