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Hi, I just recently got into investing and wouldn't mind knowing if anyone else has done research on the companies I own. So far I'm beating the ASX200 by about 1% after brokerage, so I'm happy. Just wondering if these companies are "screaming shorts", or whatever it's called, and I haven't realised (or don't want to).

Anvil Mining - AVM

BHP Biliton - BHP

Macquarie Office Trust - MOF

AVM is growing like theres no tomorrow, I bought it a few months ago and it has just posted a new record profit, something like 35% higher than the 6months to June last year.

BHP is massive, I didn't do all that much research on it (yeah yeah) but I bought it during the volatility of the last few months when it was down a bit. It had (has) a peg of less than 1 which is good and it ain't going anywhere any time soon. Could have got it much cheaper but oh well. My only beef with BHP is that they don't have a DRP program. Which really sucks, considering the fact that it's already so big. Then again it has tones of growth potential, even at a cap of $100billion.

MOF is probably my only 'mistake' so far although it's not too bad. They have really good dividend, like 8% and a DRP program. Plus I bought them at about their book value, not at the time, but the book value now is what I payed a few months ago, they had some pretty big gains on their property. I guess everyone gets lucky sometimes.
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