The uptrend is intact and prices have just broken out of a minor resistance at $2.18, setting a target of $2.40. Short- and medium-term indicators are rising. Quarterly momentum has just broken above a resistance and is advancing.
Five-day stochastics and 21-day RSI are also rising. Prices have gained 12.8% this year, and have been on an uptrend that has been accelerating since 1Q2012. The upturn started in 2009 and prices have quadrupled since, suggesting that the largest gains are over.
Source : The Edge – 23 Apr 2013
Frasers Centrepoint Trust (FCT) has posted a 33.3 per cent on-year increase in its third quarter distribution per unit (DPU).
The DPU of 2.60 Singapore cents for the April to June period is the highest the trust has ever paid out, up from 1.95 cents distributed in the same period a year ago.
Net property income in the period grew 32.1 per cent on-year to S$24.6 million, up from S$18.7 million.
Meanwhile, the trust’s gross revenue climbed by 30.2 per cent to S$35.5 million, driven higher by the increase in revenue from Causeway Point.
Revenue from its biggest asset rose to S$15.5 million, up 45.4 per cent compared to the same period last year, during which the mall was undergoing extensive refurbishment.
Net property income for Causeway Point jumped 60.9 per cent to S$10.9 million.
However, net property income from Northpoint, its second-largest asset, fell 2.7 per cent to S$8.3 million due to higher repair and maintenance costs as well as increased electricity tariff rate.
The REIT’s distributable income has also risen, climbing nearly 37.1 per cent on-year to S$20.2 million.
FCT has maintained a positive outlook on its growth momentum, and said in a statement that it will continue to actively pursue growth opportunities.
Source : Channel NewsAsia – 19 Jul 2012