Electronic Components Stocks Shine as Exports Gain Momentum
Singapore's Electronics exports rose 6.1% to S$4.3 billion in January 2017 from the same period a year ago. This rising trend in Singapore’s electronics exports generally bodes well for the Electronic Components sub-segment. The Electronic Components sub-industry was among best performing sub-sectors in Singapore’s IT industry, generating average total returns of 31.7% and 66.7% in the year-to-date and last 12 months respectively, compared to the STI’s total returns of 7.8% and 21.2% in the same period. The three best-performing Electronic Components stocks in the year-to-date are AA Group Holdings (+136.8%), CPH (+100.0%) and GSS Energy (+42.4%).