Which stocks to buy? Here’s the portfolio of 14 investment funds

James Ryan Jonas

Philippine stocks have been reaching new milestones, with the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) hitting all-time high records week after week since the start of the year. You’ve been itching to start investing in stocks but are still at a loss about specific stocks to buy.

What do you do?

It all boils down to learning. Stock investing is risky and there’s a real possibility that you can lose your capital. So make sure you understand what you’re getting into so you won’t feel disappointed in case things won’t go your way. Read, get a mentor, read some more until you fully understand what stock investing is.

Here in PinoyMoneyTalk, we already have dozens of useful resources that can help you navigate through this risky but exciting and potentially lucrative world of investing. We’re sharing to you below some of our past guides that can give you solid foundation:

Once you feel competent about investing, you can now proceed to enhancing your skills in profitable stock-picking. But in case you still need help, one way to simplify your decision is to use models or portfolio guides. For one, you can opt to mimic or replicate the stock holdings of the top investment funds in the Philippines.

Mutual funds and Unit Investment Trust Funds (UITF) are managed by professionals who take time to analyze the market before making the decision to buy. Wouldn’t it be easier to just let them do the dirty work while you simply copy their portfolio of stocks?

This is an absolutely valid strategy that can prove to be effective and efficient! Now, if you want to see what stocks comprise the portfolio of the best-managed funds in the country, you may refer to this stock report about the Top Stock Holdings of 14 Investment Funds in the Philippines.

This report gives you a peek at the stocks bought and being held by equity investment funds such as BDO Equity Fund, BPI Odyssey Philippine Equity Fund, Security Bank Peso Equity Fund, Philequity Fund, ATR Kim Eng Equity Opportunity Fun, and many more!


So if you’re looking for an easy way to decide which stocks to buy, check out this PinoyInvestor’s special report which is not available anywhere else. Happy smart investing!

James Ryan Jonas teaches business management, investments, and entrepreneurship at the University of the Philippines (UP). He is also the Executive Director of UP Provident Fund Inc., managing and investing P3.2 Billion ($56.4 Million) worth of retirement funds on behalf of thousands of UP employees.