PHStocks Exclusive: Top 30 Strongest Stocks in 2017

Another year of trading is over. The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) index finished 2017 at a record high 8,558.42 on Friday, 29 December 2017. It was the 14th time that the index closed at a record high during the year. For 2017, the index gained 25%. Of course, it’s also that time of the year […]
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PHStocks Exclusive: Top 30 Best Performing Stocks in May 2017

Manila—(PHStocks)—The PHStocks top performers and losers list returns after several months of absence. As always, the list is based on the price performance of stocks based on their closing price at the last trading day of the prior month and their closing price at the last trading day of the month in review. So, without […]
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EastWest Income Surged 70%

Taguig—(PHStocks)—East West Banking Corp. (EastWest Bank, PSE: EW) registered a net income of PhP3.4 billion in 2016, 70% higher than the PhP2 billion booked in 2015. Its total assets increased by 25% to P292 billion, led by the 51% increase in its consumer loan portfolio. EW’s core recurring income was up by 25%. The bank […]
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EastWest 9M 2016 Income Up 78%

Taguig—(PHStocks)—East West Banking Corp. (EastWest, PSE: EW) registered a 78% growth in net profits in the first nine months of the year to PhP2.33 billion, driven mainly by the increase in its loan portfolio. Net interest income grew 24% year-on-year to PhP11.21 billion, while non-interest income, excluding trading went up by 42% mostly from fees […]
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Filinvest Group 9M Net Income Up 21%

Taguig—(PHStocks)—Filinvest Development Corp. (PSE: FDC), the parent firm of the Filinvest group of companies, reported year-to-date net income of PhP5.9 billion in the third quarter of 2016, reflecting year-on-year growth of 21%. A large part of growth was delivered by banking subsidiary East West Banking Corp. (EastWest Bank, PSE: EW), which registered a hefty year-on-year 78% […]
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FDC Earnings Surge 28% to PhP4.4B in 1H 2016

Taguig—(PHStocks)—Filinvest Development Corp. (PSE: FDC) reported net income of PhP4.4 billion at the end of June 2016, a rise of 28% over the same period of the previous year. This was driven largely by robust results in its banking subsidiary, EastWest Bank (EWB) which posted first semester net income of PhP1.6B, 55% higher than the PhP1 billion achieved […]
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SM Prime PhP10 Billion Retail Bonds Priced at 4.2005% p.a.

Pasay—(PHStocks)—SM Prime Holdings Inc. (SM Prime, PSE: SMPH) has set the interest rate for its Peso-denominated Series F, 10-year retail bonds at 4.2005% p.a. SM Prime will issue an aggregate principal amount of Php10.0 billion of the Series F bonds, which will be offered to investors through underwriters from July 13 to 19, 2016. The […]
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PHStocks Exclusive: Top 50 Best Performing Stocks in May 2016

Manila—(PHStocks)—Last month saw the Philippines’ presidential elections, and the looming change of administration in the country saw investor mood getting more positive, as seen in the mostly positive levels of the mainboard PSE index. We have yet to see really the impact of this new government in the country’s economy. Let’s just hope it’s for […]
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