Five Best-Performing Healthcare Services Stocks Returned 24% in 2019
There are 18 healthcare services companies and two healthcare REITs listed on SGX with a combined market capitalisation of about S$25 billion. They operate patient care services and facilities, both locally and worldwide.
Active Stocks in Early Jan – AusGroup Led Returns & Turnover Growth
Singapore’s 50 most actively traded stocks of early 2020 averaged a 2% return over the first 12 sessions of January, with performances led by AusGroup, Keppel DC REIT, Mapletree Industrial Trust, CapitaLand Commercial Trust and AEM Holdings.
Key Manufacturing Stocks Converge Ahead of Landmark Signing
Just as manufacturing makes up approximately one-fifth of the Singapore economy, one-fifth of Singapore’s 30 most traded stocks by turnover in 2019 consisted of stocks with manufacturing businesses.
23% Median Gains for Most Active Energy-Linked Stocks in 2019
10 Energy-related stocks ranked amongst Singapore’s most traded 200 stocks of 2019, generating a median total return of 23% for the year. The 10 stocks maintain a combined market capitalisation of S$24 billion, and contributed close to S$50 million in daily turnover in 2019.
FTSE ST China Index’s Five Largest Best Performers Returned 37% in 2019
The FTSE ST China Index consists of stocks of the FTSE ST All-Share Index that have reported either at least 50% of their revenues from Mainland China, or have at least 50% of their operating assets located in the country. The 10 largest constituents of the Index have a combined market capitalisation of more than S$40 billion.
Big Manufacturing Stocks that Beat the PMIs in 2019
The November reading of the Singapore Purchasing Managers’ Index, at 49.8, was the seventh month of contraction for Singapore’s overall manufacturing sector, while the electronics sector (at 49.7 in November) was in contraction for all of the first 11 months of 2019. These two PMI’s have also been gradually contracting less in recent months.
Five Largest, Best-Performing Industrials Stocks Returned 34% in YTD
SGX FX Futures Volume Grew 12.5% M-O-M to US$110 Billion In November, Despite Less Volatility in Global Currencies
iEdge SG Real Estate 20 Index Rallied 20% in 2019 YTD
Singapore Stocks that Beat the STI in 2019 YTD
The STI has generated an 8.6% total return in the 2019 year-to-date, in-line with its 9.2% average annualised total return for the preceding 10 years going into 2019. For much of the year, the US Dollar Index continued to built on its gains in 2018, which coincided with the regional FTSE ASEAN All-Share Index generating a 6.0% total return in the 2019 year-to-date.
Small Cap Index’s Five Best-Performing Constituents Returned 69% in YTD
Stocks with Consistent Momentum in Recent Years
Multiple methods exist to gauge momentum in a stock, which entails both short term and long term positive returns. For the past three months the STI has generated a 1.5% total return, bringing its three year return to 20%.
Mapletree Logistics Trust Joining the STI on Dec 23
Nov Buyback Consideration Reaches S$52M in November
Five Best-Performing Tech Stocks Averaged 78% Return in YTD
SGX lists at least 15 IT stocks with market cap above S$100 million. These 15 companies have operations that span key technology segments, including electronics manufacturing, precision engineering, plastic injection moulding, semiconductors, printed circuit boards, as well as software services and solutions.
Three Best-Performing Billionaire Agrifood Plays Returned 24% in YTD
Trio of Best-Performing Real Estate Developers Returned 30% in YTD
Trio of Best-Performing Oil & Gas-Related Stocks Returned 105% in QTD
Five Tech/Hardware Stocks Amongst Last Week’s Most Active 50
S-REIT Index’s Three Best Performers Clocked 50% Total Return in YTD
SGX FX Futures YTD volume crosses US$1 trillion, on the back of US$97.5 billion traded in October
S-REITs Held Gains, Issued $940 million in New Units in October
In October, five REITs issued S$940 million in new units pursuant to secondary fund raising activities. This followed placements by Mapletree Commercial Trust and Keppel Pacific Oak US REIT and rights issue offerings by Keppel DC REIT, Manulife US REIT & ESR-REIT.