A stock buyback, or share repurchase program, is a corporate action in which a company repurchases its own shares in the marketplace. Share buyback will increase the company’s Earning Per Share (EPS) by reducing the number of its outstanding shares. Stock buybacks are open to misuse . At the same time, buybacks usually have a net bullish effect, especially for well-capitalized organizations. Securities within this lists have established plans to repurchase their own shares. This lists calculates performances based on the equally weighting method.
This list has performed 2.72% over the past year. By comparison, NASDAQ Singapore SGD Index is 1.73% over the same period. The beta of this list, which is a measure of volatility, is Neutral at 1.00. List Beta is calculated using an equally weighted average beta of the securities within this list. This list includes 40.00% of Consumer Cyclicals stocks, 20.00% of Technology stocks, 20.00% of Financials stocks, 10.00% of Consumer Non-Cyclicals stocks, 10.00% of Industrials stocks.
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AAPL. Apple Inc. (Apple) designs, manufactures and markets smartphones, personal computers, tablets, wearables and accessories and sells a range of related services. The Company’s products include iPhone, Mac, iPad, AirPods, Apple TV, Apple Watch, Beats products, HomePod, iPod touch and accessories. The Company operates various platforms, including the App Store, which allows customers to discover and download applications and digital content, such as books, music, video, games and podcasts. Apple offers digital content through subscription-based services, including Apple Arcade, Apple Music, Apple News+, Apple TV+ and Apple Fitness+. Apple also offers a range of other services, such as AppleCare, iCloud, Apple Card and Apple Pay. Apple sells its products and resells third-party products in a range of markets, including directly to consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, and education, enterprise and government customers through its retail and online stores and its direct sales force.
Apple Inc. is +13.07% over the past month and -8.98% over the past year, outperforming the NASDAQ Singapore SGD Index by +14.60% over the past month and -10.71% over the past year.
THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY
PG. The Procter & Gamble Company is focused on providing branded consumer packaged goods to the consumers across the world. The Company operates through five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care, and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. The Company sells its products through approximately 180 countries and territories primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, department stores, distributors, wholesalers, baby stores, specialty beauty stores, e-commerce, high-frequency stores, pharmacies, electronics stores and professional channels. It offers products under the brands, such as Head & Shoulders, Herbal Essences, Pantene, Rejoice, Olay, Old Spice, Safeguard, Secret, SK-II, Braun, Gillette, Venus, Crest, Oral-B, Metamucil, Neurobion, Pepto-Bismol, Vicks, Ariel, Downy, Gain, Tide, Cascade, Dawn, Fairy, Febreze, Mr. Clean, Swiffer, Luvs, Pampers, Always, Always Discreet, Tampax, Bounty, Charmin and Puffs.
Procter & Gamble Co. is -8.84% over the past month and -14.19% over the past year, underperforming the NASDAQ Singapore SGD Index by -7.32% over the past month and -15.92% over the past year.
UNION PACIFIC CORPORATION
UNP. Union Pacific Corporation is a railroad operating company in the United States. The Company operates through its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UPRR). The Company connects approximately 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail and maintains coordinated schedules with other rail carriers for the handling of freight to and from the Atlantic Coast, the Pacific Coast, the Southeast, the Southwest, Canada, and Mexico. The Company’s Railroad’s diversified business mix includes Bulk, Industrial, and Premium. The Company’s Bulk shipments consist of grain and grain products, fertilizer, food and refrigerated, and coal and renewables. Its Industrial shipments consist of several categories, including construction, industrial chemicals, plastics, and forest products, among others. Its Premium shipments include finished automobiles, automotive parts, and merchandise in intermodal containers, both domestic and international.
Union Pacific Corp. is -6.43% over the past month and -20.11% over the past year, underperforming the NASDAQ Singapore SGD Index by -4.91% over the past month and -21.84% over the past year.
THE HOME DEPOT, INC.
HD. The Home Depot, Inc. is a home improvement retailer. The Company offers its customers an assortment of building materials, home improvement products, lawn and garden products, decor products, and facilities maintenance, repair and operations products and provides a number of services, including home improvement installation services and tool and equipment rental. It operates approximately 2,319 stores located throughout the United States (U.S.), including the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the territories of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam; Canada, and Mexico. The Company serves two primary customer groups: do-it-yourself (DIY) Customers and Professional Customers (Pros). DIY Customers include homeowners who purchase products and complete their own projects and installations. Pros are primarily professional renovators/remodelers, general contractors, handymen, property managers, building service contractors and specialty tradesmen, such as electricians, plumbers and painters.
Home Depot Inc. is -1.92% over the past month and -7.67% over the past year, underperforming the NASDAQ Singapore SGD Index by -0.40% over the past month and -9.40% over the past year.
AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP, INC.
AIG. American International Group, Inc. is a global insurance company. The Company provides a range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement solutions and other financial services to customers in approximately 70 countries and jurisdictions. Its diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security. It segments include General Insurance, Life and Retirement and Other Operations. Its General Insurance segment consists of two segments: North America and International. Its Life and Retirement segment consists of four segments: Individual Retirement, Group Retirement, Life Insurance and Institutional Markets. Its North America and International segments consist of two product categories: Commercial Lines, which consists of Liability, Financial Lines, Property and Global Specialty, and Personal Insurance, which consists of Personal Lines, and Accident and Health.
American International Group Inc. is -2.56% over the past month and +1.25% over the past year, underperforming the NASDAQ Singapore SGD Index by -1.03% over the past month and -0.47% over the past year.