AEI Corporation Ltd. (AWG) Is Yet to See Trading Action on Feb 15

February 15, 2018 - By Migdalia James

Shares of AEI Corporation Ltd. (SGX:AWG) closed at 0.925 yesterday. AEI Corporation Ltd. currently has a total float of 27.12 million shares and on average sees 5,306 shares exchange hands each day. The stock now has a 52-week low of 0.55 and high of 0.98.

Getting to Know the SGX

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is the primary stock exchange platform in Singapore for 17 years now. It is the resulting union of the two major stock exchange platforms in Singapore, the Singapore International Monetary Exchange and the Stock Exchange of Singapore, that had merged in December 1999. This unification gave opportunity to AEI Corporation Ltd. to win new investors. All trading instruments in Singapore are traded through the SGX, which is now one of the most reputable and biggest stock exchange platforms in Southeast (SE) Asia.

The SGX is fully owned and operated by Singapore Exchange Limited, which is listed as a publicly traded entity on the stock exchange platform as well. It has gone public only a year after it was formed. The stock is a component of the two leading indices in the country, the MSCI Singapore Free Index and the Straits Times Index (STI). The STI monitors the top 30 companies listed on the SGX in terms of market capitalization every quarter. AEI Corporation Ltd. is trying to stay in every list.

Prior to the regular session that starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m., there is a pre-market session that starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 8:59 a.m. The regular session can be extended until 5:05 p.m. before the market officially closes at 5:06 p.m.

SGX Listing

A total of 768 companies are listed on the SGX as of January 2009, 10 years after its foundation. More than 450 of these are domestic companies and more than 300 are international companies. The SGX is committed to attracting more international companies, aiming to sustain the growth of the national economy. The more international entities entering the Singaporean market, the more the potential growth opportunities the country gets.

Presently, over 90 companies have a market capitalization of at least S$1 billion each, making the SGX an ideal place for investors to bet on hot stocks. Their bets for AEI Corporation Ltd. shares usually create new alliances.

In the past five years, three companies listed on the SGX have demonstrated an outstanding performance. These include Thai Beverage Public Company Limited (SGX:Y92), which has gained a return of 216%; Comfortdelgro Corporation Limited (SGX:C52), which has gained a return of 123%; and SATS Ltd (SGX:S58), which has gained a return of 119%.

Helping SE Asia Thrive

CG Watch, a biannual newsletter, named Singapore as the number one market in Asia in terms of excellence in corporate governance this year. It has scored 67 points, ousting Hong Kong from the top spot with two points ahead. Singapore has improved its previous rating of 64 points as well.

This milestone indicates that Singapore is an ideal market for investors and companies alike. Good corporate governance strongly encourages investments and significantly boosts the entire economy. Needless to mention, it can improve foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow, which, according to analysts, is the key to the long-term growth of the SE Asian economy. International partnership is one of the main interest for AEI Corporation Ltd..

Consequently, Singapore’s consistent efforts to maintain excellent corporate governance play a major role in shaping the region’s economy. It won’t be too long before SE Asia becomes as big as the US or Europe— thanks to the fast-paced and immense growth of the SGX, one of the region’s leading stock exchange platforms.

More news for AEI Corporation Ltd. (SGX:AWG) were recently published by: Cnbc.com, which released: “Kudlow: Trump and Congress need a win – and they can get it by cutting …” on April 01, 2017. Marketwatch.com‘s article titled: “Midas Holdings Ltd.” and published on June 15, 2017 is yet another important article.

AEI Corporation Ltd., an investment holding company, makes, imports, and exports aluminum extrusion sections, metal materials, and other related products to clients in Singapore, Greater China, Malaysia, and internationally. The company has market cap of $25.09 million. It operates through Electronics and Precision Engineering, and Construction and Infrastructure Building divisions. It currently has negative earnings. The Electronics and Precision Engineering segment offers precision aluminum extrusions that form components of products of the high-tech electronics and precision engineering industries.

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