Watch the video with Andrew Stotz or read a summary below. This post is reviewing the Fundamentals, Valuation, Momentum, and Risk (FVMR) of five select markets in Asia.

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India, Vietnam, and the Philippines Markets up about 18%


  • Uses a comparable standard of MSCI Index
  • Pakistan has had a tough year
  • Thai Baht strength has driven USD returns

Fundamentals: Vietnam and Pakistan Are the Stars

Fundamentals: #Vietnam and #Pakistan Are the Stars


  • Vietnam and Pakistan both have high net profit margin and asset turnover
  • The Philippines has high net margin, but lowest asset turnover

Valuation: None of the Five Countries Is Cheap with Fast Growth

Valuation: None of the Five Countries Is Cheap with Fast Growth #Asia


  • The Philippines and India are expensive
  • Vietnam and Pakistan are cheap, but Pakistan has falling EPS

Momentum: Fastest Revenue Growth Is in Vietnam, Thailand Is Slowest

Momentum: Fastest Revenue Growth Is in #Vietnam, #Thailand Is Slowest


  • Revenue growth momentum is strongest in Vietnam, slowest in Thailand
  • Pakistan market has been hit the hardest in 2017 so far

Risk: Pakistan Is Nearly Debt-Free Compared to the Philippines

 Risk: #Pakistan Is Nearly Debt-Free Compared to the #Philippines


  • India and Thailand have moderate levels of debt
  • Vietnam and Pakistan have low debt and low market volatility relative to the world index

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