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Ten STI Stocks made 12-Month Highs in April

  • One-third of the stocks that make up the STI have formed 12-month highs in April, mostly representing the Financials and Telecommunications sectors.
  • These 10 stocks have averaged an 8.6% gain so far this year, bringing their 12-month total return to 22.3%.

The STI has generated a 2.5% total return in the month-to-date, taking the 12-month total return to 11.4%. In the month so far, 10 of the STI stocks have traded at 12-month highs. Most of these 10 stocks represent the Financials and Telecommunications sectors. These ten stocks have averaged an 8.6% gain so far this year, bringing their 12-month total return to 22.3%.

The 10 stocks are United Overseas Bank, CapitaLand, CapitaMall Trust, Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust, DBS Group Holdings, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation, StarHub, Singapore Telecommunications, Thai Beverage Public Company and Singapore Exchange.                                                                                   

The tables below detail the 30 STI stocks with their relevant price data and recent performance. The table is sorted by the most recent 12-month high date.

Company Name SGX Code

Most Recent Trade
Price S$

52 Week High Price S$ 52 Week Low Price S$ 52-Week High Date 52-Week Low Date Day Close Price / 52 Week High (%) % Change from 52 Week Low
United Overseas Bank U11 25.050 25.050 21.000 27/04/2015 29/04/2014 100.0 19.2
CapitaLand C31 3.760 3.780 2.930 27/04/2015 21/10/2014 99.5 28.3
CapitaMall Trust C38U 2.240 2.280 1.890 24/04/2015 14/10/2014 98.2 18.8
Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust A17U 2.620 2.710 2.190 24/04/2015 14/10/2014 96.7 19.6
DBS Group Holdings D05 20.890 21.230 16.600 17/04/2015 12/05/2014 98.4 25.5
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation O39 10.820 10.920 9.380 17/04/2015 11/07/2014 99.1 15.4
StarHub CC3 4.330 4.460 4.010 17/04/2015 21/10/2014 97.1 8.0
Singapore Telecommunications Z74 4.440 4.570 3.630 16/04/2015 16/10/2014 97.2 22.3
Thai Beverage Public Company Y92 0.765 0.810 0.575 15/04/2015 29/04/2014 94.4 33.0
Singapore Exchange S68 8.520 8.670 6.800 15/04/2015 20/10/2014 98.3 25.3
ComfortDelGro Corporation C52 3.070 3.260 2.020 11/02/2015 07/05/2014 94.2 52.0
Singapore Airlines C6L 12.110 12.910 9.570 30/01/2015 24/10/2014 93.8 26.5
Jardine Matheson Holdings J36 81.950 90.120 75.700 27/01/2015 16/12/2014 90.9 8.3
Hongkong Land Holdings H78 10.290 11.020 8.580 16/01/2015 01/07/2014 93.4 20.0
Singapore Press Holdings T39 4.170 4.350 4.060 24/11/2014 20/01/2015 95.9 2.7
Global Logistic Properties MC0 2.740 2.960 2.390 05/09/2014 18/12/2014 92.6 14.6
Olam International O32 2.030 2.690 1.930 04/09/2014 17/12/2014 75.5 5.5
Sembcorp Marine S51 3.010 4.150 2.850 31/07/2014 15/12/2014 72.5 5.6
Keppel Corporation BN4 9.000 11.150 7.910 29/07/2014 15/12/2014 80.7 13.8
Sembcorp Industries U96 4.620 5.540 4.050 24/07/2014 17/12/2014 83.4 14.1
SIA Engineering Company S59 4.170 5.150 3.910 17/07/2014 19/12/2014 81.0 6.7
Jardine Strategic Holdings J37 46.350 50.580 42.900 10/07/2014 17/12/2014 91.6 8.0
Singapore Technologies Engineering S63 3.590 3.950 3.140 10/06/2014 17/12/2014 90.9 14.3
Hutchison Port Holdings Trust NS8U 0.916 1.010 0.863 10/06/2014 30/10/2014 90.8 6.2
Noble Group N21 0.850 1.480 0.825 05/06/2014 10/04/2015 57.4 3.0
Genting Singapore PLC G13 1.040 1.360 0.905 02/06/2014 18/03/2015 76.5 14.9
Golden Agri-Resources E5H 0.425 0.615 0.395 14/05/2014 27/03/2015 69.1 7.6
Wilmar International F34 3.240 3.530 2.920 28/04/2014 16/10/2014 91.8 11.0
Jardine Cycle & Carriage C07 42.000 48.700 38.500 28/04/2014 20/01/2015 86.2 9.1
City Developments C09 10.600 11.080 9.150 28/04/2014 14/10/2014 95.7 15.8

Source: SGX StockFacts (Data as of 27 April 2015)

Meanwhile, the STI stocks that have rallied the most from their 52-week lows are ComfortDelGro Corporation, Thai Beverage Public Company, CapitaLand, Singapore Airlines, DBS Group Holdings.

The table below details the year-to-date and longer term performances of the 30 STI stocks.

Company Name SGX Code % Change -Div. Adj. YTD

% Change -Div. Adj.
[1 Year]

% Change -Div. Adj. [5 Years]
United Overseas Bank U11 2.1 15.4 47.2
CapitaLand C31 13.6 19.0 7.7
CapitaMall Trust C38U 12.6 21.0 51.2
Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust A17U 10.1 18.1 81.3
DBS Group Holdings D05 2.9 30.4 61.6
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation O39 3.4 20.0 47.0
StarHub CC3 4.3 8.5 142.0
Singapore Telecommunications Z74 13.8 25.9 90.3
Thai Beverage Public Company Y92 13.7 36.8 237.7
Singapore Exchange S68 9.7 27.5 23.2
ComfortDelGro Corporation C52 18.1 51.3 131.3
Singapore Airlines C6L 4.4 21.5 -4.4
Jardine Matheson Holdings J36 3.0 2.2 86.6
Hongkong Land Holdings H78 16.7 16.1 72.0
Singapore Press Holdings T39 -1.0 6.1 39.3
Global Logistic Properties MC0 10.5 0.2 -
Olam International O32 0.5 -5.6 -14.8
Sembcorp Marine S51 -5.2 -22.7 -16.9
Keppel Corporation BN4 5.8 -10.0 27.3
Sembcorp Industries U96 6.3 -11.2 24.0
SIA Engineering Company S59 -1.2 -10.2 47.1
Jardine Strategic Holdings J37 2.6 -2.3 71.0
Singapore Technologies Engineering S63 8.8 -2.9 39.3
Hutchison Port Holdings Trust NS8U 4.4 9.4 -
Noble Group N21 -24.8 -29.1 -51.8
Genting Singapore PLC G13 -3.7 -21.5 22.0
Golden Agri-Resources E5H -6.8 -28.5 -22.3
Wilmar International F34 0.0 -5.6 -50.1
Jardine Cycle & Carriage C07 -1.4 -11.7 63.6
City Developments C09 3.2 -2.6 4.8

Source: SGX StockFacts (Data as of 27 April 2015)

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Geoff Howie
Geoff Howie

Mr Howie is the Singapore Exchange's Market Strategist - and the key contributor to the educational content and market insights of SGX My Gateway. He is also part of the Associate Faculty at SIM University,  educating students on the fundamentals of investing. 

He previously held lead broking and strategist roles across the Asia Pacific offices of a large international futures broker. Outside of his 15 year career in the financial markets he has also served as the Treasury Adviser to the Leader of the Queensland Liberal Party in Queensland Parliament.

Following High School in Hong Kong, he attended University of Queensland, receiving a Bachelors and Master's degree in Economics, the latter extending into deferred PhD work after receiving the highest grading for first-mover research and modelling conducted on the Shanghai economy.

Mr Howie's other notable achievements include receiving two Hong Kong Securities Institute Outstanding Achievers awards for the 2005 year.