Singtel share price 12% plunge left investors in tears

The recent volatility of Singtel share price must have caused many investors to shed tears. From a high of $3.56 in early July, Singtel share price spiralled out of control to reach a low of $3.12 on 14 August. The decline represented a correction of 12% for Singtel share price within the span of only a month.

Obviously, the knock-out punch for Singtel share price came from the latest 1QFY2020 which revealed net profit had plunged by a whopping 35% to $541 million. The latest results came on the back of seven consecutive quarter of declining profits.

Singtel share price

On 2 July 2019, I warned that Singtel share price would be entering a dark chapter but is still considered a good company to invest for the long run because of its massive economic moat. Although this counter is ideal to hold for the long-term, investors must set appropriate entry-levels. Some members have enquired my entry level, which I have revealed to be $2.60.

Based on the trend, it is possible that Singtel share price could reach the level of $2.60 in the coming months. The lowest level for 2019 was $2.86 recorded on 3 January 2019. So unless the management announced some hugely positive news, such as the monetization of its loss-making ventures (cybersecurity and digital life businesses), it would take a herculean effort to reverse the bearish sentiments for this leading telco.

Singtel share price in the mood for love

Not many CEOs could last for so long after delivering seven consecutive quarter of declining profits. On looking back, CEO Chua Sock Koong probably prolonged her tenure after the divestment of Netlink Trust in 2017. That move saw Singtel making record profits and subsequently sent Singtel share price to the high heaven.

The wheels finally came off the wagon for Singtel share price as [This is a premium article. The rest of the content is blocked and can be accessible by SG Wealth Builder Members only. To read the full content, please sign up as member.]

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Updated: August 15, 2019 — 7:20 am

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  1. Hi Gerald, what are the other top 2 marquee assets of Temasek Holdings besides Singtel? DBS and who?

  2. Hi Leo,

    The other marquee asset of Temasek Holdings is CapitaLand.

    Regards,
    Gerald
    https://sgwealthbuilder.com

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