Top Stocks in the Philippines 2018

Last February 2018, Philippine stocks again underwent chaotic trading, with the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) closing the month at 8,475.29 points. This means the PSEi is now down almost 1% year-to-date (from the start of January until the end of February 2018), a stark contrast to the positive performance of the index last year.

Philippine stocks may have suffered a blow, but that doesn’t mean all PSE stocks followed a downward trend. Interestingly, there were still big winners in the stock market, primarily those companies that benefited from the so-called 3rd Telco Play.

With the Duterte administration pushing for a brand-new telco player, several companies that were rumored to be in the running to be the Philippines’ 3rd telco (i.e., HVN, TBGI, NOW, and MRC) have seen huge spikes in their stock prices.

For instance, the PSE’s top performing stock — Golden Haven Inc. (HVN) — rose an outrageous 1,345% in just two months!

This means if you invested P10,000 in HVN from the start of the year, your money is now worth almost P145,000! Crazy!

Here’s a list of the PSE’s Top Gainer and Big Loser Stocks from January to February 2018.

Top 10 Winning PSE Stocks (Jan-Feb 2018)

  1. Golden Haven Inc. (HVN): up +1,345%
  2. Now Corp. (NOW): up +356.84%
  3. Easycall Communications Phils. (ECP): up +179.59%
  4. Starmalls Inc. (STR): up +152.69%
  5. MRC Allied Inc. (MRC): +138.24%
  6. PXP Energy Corp. (PXP): +120.43%
  7. Transpacific Broadband Group International (TBGI): up +118.18%
  8. Vulcan Industrial & Mining (VUL): +107.59%
  9. Prime Orion Phils. Inc. (POPI): +64.39%
  10. National Reinsurance Corp. of the Phils. (NRCP): up +63.92%

Top 10 Losing PSE Stocks

  1. Xurpas Inc. (X): down -32.75%
  2. BHI Holdings (BH): down -28.49%
  3. Primex Corp. (PRMX): down -27.80%
  4. Cemex Holdings Phils. (CHP): down -24.69%
  5. Bogo Medellin Milling Co. (BMM): down -22.36%
  6. DoubleDragon Properties (DD): down -19.50%
  7. Grand Plaza Hotel Corp. (GPH): down -18.80%
  8. Italpinas Development Corp. (IDC): down -18.49%
  9. Marcventures Holdings Inc. (MARC): down -18.18%
  10. Bright Kindle Resources (BKR): down -17.17%

More details below about the Best and Worst Performing Stocks in the PSE.

Top 10 Best Stocks in the Philippines (January to February 2018)

Stock CodeCompanyProfit % (Jan-Feb 2018)Jan. 2018 Starting PriceFeb. 2018 Last Price
1HVNGolden Haven Inc.1,345%22.00318.00
2NOWNow Corp.356.84%2.8513.02
3ECPEasycall Communications Phils.179.59%16.9047.25
4STRStarmalls Inc.152.69%9.3023.50
5MRCMRC Allied Inc.138.24%0.340.81
6PXPPXP Energy Corp.120.43%8.3218.34
7TBGITranspacific Broadband Group Int'l118.18%0.2800.600
8VULVulcan Industrial & Mining107.59%0.791.64
9POPIPrime Orion Phils. Inc.64.39%2.053.37
10NRCPNat'l Reinsurance Corp. of the Phils.63.92%0.971.59

Top 10 Loser Stocks in the Philippines (January to February 2018)

Stock CodeCompanyPrice Loss % (Jan-Feb 2018)Jan. 2018 Starting PriceFeb. 2018 Last Price
1XXurpas Inc.-32.75%5.133.45
2BHBHI Holdings-28.49% 1,474.00 1,054.00
3PRMXPrimex Corp.-27.80%5.724.13
4CHPCemex Holdings Phils.-24.69%4.863.66
5BMMBogo Medellin Milling Co.-22.36%139.10108.00
6DDDoubleDragon Properties-19.50%39.7532.00
7GPHGrand Plaza Hotel Corp.-18.80%12.9810.54
8IDCItalpinas Development Corp.-18.49%7.486.10
9MARCMarcventures Holdings Inc.-18.18%1.761.44
10BKRBright Kindle Resources-17.17%1.981.64

We compiled and summarized below the full list of PSE stocks and their price changes during the first two months of the year. To easily navigate the table, you may sort the table (alphabetically or from highest to lowest gains) or use Search to find the stock you’re interested in.

Price Performance of all PSE Stocks (Jan-Feb 2018)

Stock CodeCompanyPrice Change % (Jan-Feb 2018)Jan. 2018 Starting PriceFeb. 2018 Last Price
12GO2GO Group18.9818.00-5.16%
3ABAAbaCore Capital0.300.313.33%
4ABGAsiabest Group17.3819.2010.47%
6ACAyala Corp 1,040.00 1,057.00 1.63%
7ACEAcesite Phils1.391.35-2.88%
8ACRAlsons Cons1.341.27-5.22%
9AEVAboitiz Equity74.5077.403.89%
10AGIAlliance Global16.4214.86-9.50%
12ALHIAnchor Land12.9817.2432.82%
13ALIAyala Land45.5041.10-9.67%
14ANIAgri Nurture12.3812.944.52%
15ANSA Soriano7.047.689.09%
16APAboitiz Power41.4538.50-7.12%
17APCAPC Group0.470.6434.74%
18APLApollo Global0.0410.06558.54%
20APXApex Mng1.581.707.59%
21ARAbra Mining0.00230.003030.43%
22ARAAraneta Prop2.302.05-10.87%
23ATAtlas Cons Mng5.005.000.00%
24ATIAsian Terminal11.8011.900.85%
25ATNATN Hldgs0.430.6653.49%
26ATNBATN Hldgs B0.470.6640.43%
27AUBAsia United60.0059.35-1.08%
28BCBenguet Corp1.751.855.71%
29BCBBenguet Corp B1.751.9612.00%
30BCORBerjaya Phils6.305.40-14.29%
31BDOBDO Unibank161.00155.80-3.23%
32BELBelle Corp3.843.72-3.12%
33BHBHI Hldgs 1,474.00 1,054.00 -28.49%
34BHIBoulevard Hldgs0.0710.067-5.63%
35BKRBright Kindle1.981.64-17.17%
36BLFIBDO Leasing3.833.37-12.01%
38BMMBogo Medellin139.10108.00-22.36%
39BPIBPI Bank110.00119.909.00%
40BRNA Brown Co.
41BSCBasic Energy0.2200.2200.00%
42CAConcrete Agg60.5054.30-10.25%
43CABConcrete Agg B83.50100.0019.76%
44CATCAD Tarlac19.8423.6018.95%
45CDCCityland Dev1.171.07-8.55%
46CEBCebu Air99.95100.300.35%
47CEICrown Equities0.2290.29026.64%
49CHICebu Hldgs5.826.409.97%
50CHIBChina Banking33.3035.205.71%
53CIPChemical Ind's165.00238.0044.24%
55CLICebu Landmaster4.804.74-1.25%
56CNPFCentury Pacific16.0016.241.50%
57COALCoal Asia0.320.30-3.17%
58COLCOL Financial15.4015.500.65%
59COSCOCosco Capital7.647.32-4.19%
60CPGCentury Prop0.480.42-11.46%
61CPMCentury Peak1.621.715.56%
62CPVCebu Prop6.107.0014.75%
63CPVBCebu Prop B6.096.9013.30%
64CROWNCrown Asia1.901.921.05%
65CSBCitystate Bank9.068.52-5.96%
66CYBRCyber Bay0.450.474.44%
67DAVINDa Vinci Cap5.275.300.57%
70DIZDizon Copper7.217.210.00%
71DMCDMCI Hldgs14.1413.92-1.56%
72DMPLDel Monte11.0010.60-3.64%
73DNAPhilab Hldgs3.573.703.64%
74DNLDNL Industries11.1011.806.31%
75DWCDiscovery World2.392.608.79%
76EAGLEEagle Cement14.5814.40-1.23%
78EDCEnergy Dev't.5.605.57-0.54%
79EEIEEI Corp11.9011.68-1.85%
80ELIEmpire East0.640.62-3.13%
83EVEREver Gotesco0.1470.128-12.93%
84EWEast West33.0028.00-15.15%
85FAFFirst Abacus0.720.67-6.94%
86FDCFilinvest Dev7.707.50-2.60%
87FERROFerronoux Hldgs3.453.645.51%
89FFIFilipino Fund7.708.6612.47%
90FGENFirst Gen16.9214.50-14.30%
91FJPFJ Prince4.525.3017.26%
92FJPBFJ Prince B5.605.35-4.46%
93FLIFilinvest Land1.891.77-6.35%
94FNIGlobal Ferro2.702.32-14.07%
95FOODAlliance Select0.620.58-6.45%
96FPHFirst Phil Hldg62.5562.25-0.48%
97FPIForum Pacific0.1990.185-7.04%
100GLOGlobe Tele 1,875.00 1,722.00 -8.16%
101GMA7GMA Network5.886.225.78%
102GPHGrand Plaza H12.9810.54-18.80%
104GTCAPGT Capital 1,293.00 1,350.00 4.41%
105H2OH2O Ventures5.906.357.63%
106HIHouse of Inv7.367.24-1.63%
108HOUSE8990 Holdings6.706.902.99%
109HVNGolden Haven22.00318.001,345%
113IMII. Micro-Elec17.2719.2011.15%
114IMPImperial Res2.642.650.38%
116IPMIPM Holdings8.328.31-0.12%
119ISIsland Info0.1410.134-4.96%
120ISMISM Comm.1.411.527.80%
122JFCJollibee Foods255.40298.4016.84%
123JGSJG Summit76.5072.00-5.88%
125KEPKeppel Prop4.984.29-13.86%
126KPHKeppel Hldgs5.405.22-3.33%
127KPHBKeppel Hldgs B5.365.390.56%
128LANDCity and Land1.141.140.00%
129LBCLBC Express16.4815.40-6.55%
130LCLepanto Cons0.1530.145-5.23%
131LCBLepanto Cons B0.1580.155-1.90%
132LFMLiberty Flour58.5560.002.48%
133LIHCLodestar Inv0.700.68-2.86%
134LMGLMG Chemicals4.154.457.23%
135LOTOPacific Online11.1010.50-5.41%
136LPZLopez Hldgs5.665.39-4.77%
137LRLeisure Resort3.804.2612.11%
138LSCLorenzo Ship1.181.02-13.56%
139LTGLT Group18.7422.9522.47%
140MAManila Mng0.00940.0092-2.13%
141MABManila Mng B0.00990.0097-2.02%
143MACAYMacay Holdings20.8019.98-3.94%
145MAXSMax's Group18.3216.50-9.93%
146MBManila Bulletin0.580.50-13.79%
147MBCMBC Company18.2018.18-0.11%
148MBTMetro Bank104.6097.85-6.45%
149MEDMEDCO Hldgs0.580.54-6.90%
152MFCManulife Fin'l 1,020.00 900.00-11.76%
153MFINMakati Finance2.832.82-0.35%
155MHCMabuhay Hldgs0.300.338.20%
156MJCManila Jockey5.005.8316.60%
157MJICMJC Inv3.313.351.21%
158MPIMetro Pac. Inv.6.785.63-16.96%
159MRCMRC Allied0.340.81138.24%
160MRPMelco Resorts7.857.65-2.55%
161MRSGIMetro Retail3.833.43-10.44%
162MVCMabuhay Vinyl3.203.15-1.56%
163MWCManila Water27.4026.00-5.11%
165NINIHAO Mineral1.491.38-7.38%
166NIKLNickel Asia6.606.27-5.00%
167NOWNow Corp.2.8513.02356.84%
168NRCPNat'l Reinsure0.971.5963.92%
170OPMOriental Pet0.0130.012-7.69%
171OPMBOriental Pet B0.0120.0120.00%
172OREOriental Pen0.930.87-6.45%
175PALPAL Holdings11.3611.00-3.17%
176PAXPaxys, Inc.2.802.831.07%
177PBBPhil Bsns Bank12.6012.700.79%
178PBCPhil Bank Comm24.2524.15-0.41%
181PFSM Pure Foods528.00620.0017.42%
184PHENPHINMA Energy1.631.54-5.52%
185PHESPhil Estate0.350.31-11.43%
189PLCPremium Leisure1.301.26-3.08%
193POPIPrime Orion2.053.3764.39%
194PPCPryce Corp6.755.93-12.15%
195PPGPHINMA Pet2.012.3014.43%
196PRCPhil Racng Club8.898.44-5.06%
197PRIMPrim Media1.131.173.54%
198PRMXPrimex Corp5.724.13-27.80%
199PSBPS Bank87.1585.20-2.24%
201PTCPhil Trust Co119.90106.60-11.09%
202PXPhilex Mng6.406.22-2.81%
203PXPPXP Energy8.3218.34120.43%
205RCIRoxas and Co2.603.0718.08%
206REGRepublic Glass2.642.52-4.55%
207RFMRFM Corp4.974.85-2.41%
208RLCRobinson Land20.8319.40-6.87%
209RLTPhil Realty0.620.52-16.13%
210ROCKRockwell Land2.111.91-9.48%
211ROXRoxas Holdings4.003.40-15.00%
212RRHIRobinsons Ret.97.0095.00-2.06%
214SBSSBS Philippines5.786.003.81%
215SCCSemirara Mining36.1036.801.94%
216SECBSecurity Bank253.80246.20-2.99%
217SEVNPhil Seven114.50117.002.18%
218SFISwift Foods0.1310.1320.76%
219SGISolid Group1.671.59-4.79%
220SGPSynergy Grid180.10175.20-2.72%
221SHLPHPilipinas Shell62.5056.80-9.12%
222SHNGShang Prop3.133.253.83%
223SLFSun Life 1,925.00 1,920.00 -0.26%
224SLISta. Lucia Land1.021.01-0.98%
225SMSM Investments 1,040.00 940.00-9.62%
226SMCSan Miguel114.80141.0022.82%
227SMPHSM Prime38.7535.30-8.90%
229SPCSPC Power5.505.30-3.64%
231SSISSI Group3.253.11-4.31%
232SSPSFA Semicon1.932.6034.72%
233STISTI Holdings1.591.41-11.32%
235SUNSuntrust Home0.850.83-2.35%
236TTKC Metals1.191.01-15.13%
238TECHCirtek Holdings49.0054.5011.22%
239TELPLDT 1,497.00 1,520.00 1.54%
241TFHITop Frontier286.20284.00-0.77%
242TUGSHarbor Star4.695.098.53%
243UBPUnion Bank86.8091.004.84%
244UNIUnioil Res0.2170.28029.03%
245UPMUnited Paragon0.00700.0069-1.43%
246URCUniv Robina154.00149.00-3.25%
249VLLVista Land5.986.508.70%
251VULVulcan Ind'l0.791.64107.59%
254WINWellex Ind0.1910.180-5.76%
255WLCONWilcon Depot8.3010.7028.92%
256WPIWaterfront Phil0.990.91-8.08%
258ZHIZeus Hldgs0.2050.187-8.78%

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