SET market report for October 2016

Stocks and Financial Services Press Releases Friday November 11, 2016 09:36
Bangkok--11 Nov--SET
  • SET Index closed at 1,495.72 points, up 16.1 pct from end-2015
  • Average daily securities trading value at THB 63.54 bln, rising 47.05 pct y-o-y
  • Market cap at THB 15.3 trillion, a 21.70 pct rise from end-2015
  • Foreign investors were net sellers with trading in Thai shares at THB 18.15 bln.

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) Index ended October at 1,495.72, a 16.1 percent rise from the end of 2015. Foreign investors were net sellers with trading in Thai shares along with most markets in the region amid concerns about the upcoming US presidential election results which might affect the Federation Reserve's policy.

At the end of October, the combined market capitalization of SET and Market for Alternative Investment (mai) was at THB 15.3 trillion (USD 438.3 billion), a 21.70 percent increase from the end of last year. The average daily trading value of SET and mai in October was THB 63.54 billion, rising 47.05 pct y-o-y.

Key highlights for October
  • SET Index ended October at 1,495.72 points, up 16.1 percent from end-2015, decreasing 0.8 percent from a month earlier.
  • Market capitalization of SET was at THB 14.96 trillion, up 21.81 percent from end-2015, while market valuation of mai was at THB 379.48 billion, up 17.31 percent from end-2015.
  • Forward P/E ratio of SET was 15.51 times, while mai's was 24.40 times.
  • Dividend yield ratio of SET was at 3.22 percent at the end of the month, while mai's was at 1.32 percent.
  • In October, average daily trading value of SET and mai rose 47.05 percent from the same period a year earlier to THB 63.54 billion (USD 1.82 billion). From January to October of this year average daily trading value of SET and mai rose 16.91 percent to THB 52.83 billion compared to the same period last year.
  • Foreign investors were net sellers of Thai shares in October at THB 18.15 billion, while having bought net THB 115.13 billion in shares during the past 10 months.
  • In October, listed companies raised funds through equity worth a combined THB 21.39 billion, consisting of 20.54 billion from the primary market and THB 844 million from the secondary market. For the first ten months, the total fund raised was worth a combined THB 225.55 billion.
  • The average derivatives trading volume was 367,245 contracts per day in October, while in the first ten months of 2016, the average derivatives trading volume was 288,434 contracts per day, rising 44.40 percent from the average volume in 2015.
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