The Singapore REIT sector has broken down from a consolidation pattern and starts a down trend. Let’s look at the technical analysis and fundamental analysis for the Singapore REIT sector in this month’s update.
Technical Analysis of FTSE ST REIT Index (FSTAS8670)
The FTSE ST Real Estate Investment Trusts (FTSE ST REIT Index) decreased from 802.97 to 767.98 (-4.36%) as compared to the last post on Singapore REIT Fundamental Comparison Table on Oct 1, 2018. The REIT index broke down from a Symmetrical Triangle, a consolidated pattern, to continue the bearish down trend with minimum index target of 740.
Currently the index is trading in a very bearish mode with all 3 moving averages trending down. More down side is expected although the FTSE ST REIT Index has dropped close to 13% from the peak. Based on the current chart pattern and trend analysis, the trend for the Singapore REIT sector (short, mid and long term) is DOWN! The REIT index will be capped by the immediate resistance at about 775. Based on the past chart pattern, 50-Days Simple Moving Average (blue line in the chart) can be served as a reliable trend indicator.
FTSE ST REIT Index (FSTAS8670)
Fundamental Analysis of 39 Singapore REITs
The table below shows a compilation of 39 REITs in Singapore as of Nov 2018 with colour coding of the Distribution Yield, Gearing Ratio and Price to NAV Ratio. This gives investors a quick overview of which REITs are attractive enough to have an in-depth analysis. The number of Singapore REITs have reduced from 40 to 39 compared to last month’s table as VIVA Industrial Trust is removed, after the trust merged into ESR REIT.
Singapore REIT Fundamental Comparison Table Nov-2018