Recent Highlights of Singapore’s Consumer Stocks
The 5 largest and best-performing consumer stocks in the 2018 YTD were: Best World (+94.8%), Japfa (+44.6%), Sri Trang (+36.7%), Sheng Siong (+21.7%), and Dairy Farm (+20.4%). These 5 stocks have averaged a YTD total return of 43.6%, bringing their 3Y and 5Y total returns to 414.5% and 808.0% respectively. In the month of November, SGX saw a net institutional inflows of S$212.5 million – the first net inflow in seven months. Consumer Staples and Consumer Discretionary were among the top net buy sectors, while top institutional net buy stocks were Best World, Genting Singapore, and Jardine Cycle & Carriage.