Healthcare stocks

Healthcare and property stocks are Budget 2019 winners
SINGAPORE (Feb 19): The recent Budget 2019 has little to no impact on the Straits Times Index (STI) component stocks, apart from ST Engineering which has a low index weight, according to DBS in a Tuesday report. Other mild potential beneficiaries are SembCorp Marine, domestic staple consumer companies, such as Sheng Siong, as well as healthcare stocks. In the Budget 2019, finance minister ...
Taking the pulse of Singapore healthcare stocks in 2018
SINGAPORE (Jan 8): Although healthcare stocks in Singapore underperformed last year largely due to the setting up of new hospitals overseas, CIMB says the sector would be rerated once they stabilised. In 2017, average returns for healthcare stocks came in at –14.8% versus the Straits Times Index's 18.1% gain. Indeed, many healthcare companies in Singapore have been tapping overseas growth ...
Fullerton Healthcare taps market with ambitious plans for expansion in China
The universe of 30 healthcare stocks listed on the SGX is set to expand. On Sept 28, Fullerton Healthcare Corp lodged its draft listing prospectus, which indicates an intention to sell 140.3 million shares, excluding the overallotment option, at an “indicative” price of $1.73 a share. With a total share base of 742.6 million, this will value the company at $1.285 billion. That would make ...
Betting on unloved healthcare stocks
Stinging criticism about high drug prices from US politicians has caused a slump in the share prices of pharmaceutical and biotech stocks over the past year. Will they take another big hit if front runner Hillary Clinton becomes the next US president? Which are the stocks and funds to bet on? Global healthcare and biotechnology stocks, which have been on a downtrend since 3Q2015, are still ...
Future's bright for healthcare stocks in Singapore
SINGAPORE (July 5): DBS Vickers projects total healthcare expenditure in Singapore to triple by 2030, rising to $44 billion from $17 billion in 2013, given its ageing population. The broker estimates that hospital admissions will grow to 791,000 per year in 2030, from 520,000 currently. “But, the pressure on healthcare infrastructure is uneven,” DBS notes. “We believe private ...