For the second quarter ended September thirtieth, 2021, KVF misplaced $0.03 per share, decreasing the worth of every share to $40.83. Pre-tax return on fairness was a optimistic 1% this quarter, however after tax returns had been detrimental as a result of a tax cost was incurred this quarter because the tax price estimate for the 12 months has elevated. Going ahead, tax charges are prone to be much less predictable than they’ve been up to now, leading to considerably lumpy tax costs from quarter to quarter.
This pre-tax 1% quarterly return bested the 0% returns of the S&P 500 and S&P/TSX, and detrimental 5% return of the Russell 2000. Forex adjustments aided returns by $0.29 per share within the quarter.
Earnings had been realized in shares of AYSI (which was purchased out by its administration), NWHM (one other buyout), GRIN (a powerful marketplace for some delivery charges has led to will increase in income and subsequently massive good points in share costs for these shares) and ASH on the Australian change. KVF not owns shares in these corporations.
Losses had been realized in shares of SAL in London. This firm has not been in a position to get well from the pandemic, and is vulnerable to chapter for my part.
Costs for securities stay elevated. It is tough to seek out worth on the market. Avoiding FOMO and the accompanying leisure of requirements (i.e. margins of security) is vital on this surroundings for my part.
KVF’s earnings assertion and steadiness sheet are included beneath (click on to enlarge). Observe that securities are marked to market worth, and quantities are in hundreds of $CAD: