Large-cap healthcare stocks: Hefty, hearty and healthy

Covid-19 may be over, but these hospital players are still seeing growth from the economic recovery.
Post-pandemic blues or boon? - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


Post-pandemic blues or boon?

Now that the pandemic is moving towards an endemic, is the healthcare sector still worth looking into?


OUE Lippo Healthcare swings back into the black in 1Q

SINGAPORE (May 8): OUE Lippo Healthcare (OUE LH) has posted $0.2 million earnings, reversing from its 1Q18 loss of $2.7 million due to lower finance costs, higher other income as well as higher share of results of equity-accounted investees.


Raffles Medical posts 0.4% rise in FY18 earnings to $71.1 mil; recommends 2 cents final dividend

SINGAPORE (Feb 25): Raffles Medical Group (RMG) announced $71.1 million in earnings for FY18, rising a marginal 0.4% from $70.8 million in FY17 as higher tax expenses and additional depreciation from the recently-completed Raffles Specialist Centre contin

Health Management International to license content from Japan's Gakken for elderly care training

SINGAPORE (Feb 1): Private healthcare provider Health Management International (HMI) has signed a licensing agreement with Gakken Cocofump Holdings to use the latter’s educational content covering best practices in elderly care training.

Broker's Calls

Do First REIT's healthy portfolio assets make it worth a 'buy'?

SINGAPORE (Oct 3): OCBC Investment Research is maintaining its “hold” call on healthcare-focused First REIT with a fair value estimate of $1.38, following the release of Singapore’s latest inflation figures.

Senate GOP health proposal would leave 22 million uninsured

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (June 27): Senate Republicans’ plan to replace Obamacare will increase the number of uninsured Americans by 22 million, raise costs for many people currently enrolled in private insurance and slash Medicaid by billions of dollars, ac

Rally in Singapore healthcare stocks may not be over

SINGAPORE (May 22): Healthcare stocks in Singapore have rewarded investors with an average 50% gain in the past year, a rally that may continue as companies acquire local clinics to expand in the region’s medical-care market.
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SPH acquires nursing home operator Orange Valley for $164 mil

SINGAPORE (April 25): Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) today announced its acquisition of Orange Valley Healthcare (OV), the operator of nursing homes and ancillary services, for about $164 million from private equity firm KV Asia Capital.

In print this week

Which medical plays should you check out for a healthier portfolio?

SINGAPORE (Feb 10): Demand for healthcare services seems to be outpacing supply, as an ageing population and the prevalence of chronic illnesses quickly fill up new hospitals and clinics with patients both local and from abroad.