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Asian Citrus Holdings

We first squeezed a little Asian Citrus into our portfolio back in October 2009, taking up 254 shares in China's largest orange plantation owner and operator at £4.27 a share. Before we had time to shake the tree a ten for one stock split was in the works which multiplied our holding by ten to 2,540 shares (and divided each shares worth by that very same multiple). I like a stock split. I know splitting a stock is often nothing more than a venture in rhetoric but what it does do is produce news (although when a stock split is coupled...

Sale – Asian Citrus Holdings

Another juicy little sale to report. This time it's Asian Citrus Holdings (ACHL.L), our vitamin C packed, Chinese agricultural friends. And again, after make considerable gains in just over 12 months, it's a slice off the top and we'll retain a nice little holding for the good times ahead. We bought into Asian Citrus back in October 2009 - here's why - at 42.7 pence (well actually £4.27 but that was before a 10 for 1 stock split) and sold off exactly half our holding for 82 pence on 13th Novermber 2010. In effect by the price doubling (we were 3 pence...

Orange Juice Anyone? Bought Some Asian Citrus

We've been stockpiling a little cash of late at Investor Trader - taking the top off one or two nicely performing investments - and today we blew the lot! Again we've sent our money east to the Chinese, this time to their agricultural sector purchasing some 254 shares of Asian Citrus (ACHC.L) at £4.27 per share for a total outlay before costs of £1,085. The reasons in brief: well besides the awfully attractive three month chart below, a PE of just over 10 compared to a peer average of almost double that and long-term production increases close to a cert - ceteris...