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StarHub Ltd’s Stock Is Near A 52-Week Low Now: Is It A Bargain?
StarHub Ltd (SGX: CC3) is a company that probably needs no introduction, given that it is one of Singapore’s main operational telcos. At the current price of S$2.30, the company’s stock is just 1.8% higher than a 52-week low of S$2.26. This raises a question: Is the company a bargain now? Unfortunately, there is no easy answer. But, we can still get some insight by comparing StarHub’s current valuations with the market’s. The three valuation metrics I will focus on are the price-to-book (PB) ratio, price-to-earnings (PE) ratio, and dividend yield. I will be using the SPDR STI ETF (SGX: ES3) as a proxy for the market; the SPDR STI ETF is an exchange-traded fund that tracks the fundamentals of Singapore’s stock market benchmark, the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI). StarHub cur