For today we are bringing you an overview of the share price performance of various sectors in the regional market for 2021 so far.
For this, we observed primarily the median YTD share price performance of companies in our wider coverage from Croatia, Bulgaria, Slovenia and Romania.
2021 so far was marked by positive sentiment on the regional equity markets, given that virtually all observed industries being in green YTD (except Construction and Utility).
Observing the graph below, we see that 6 out of 12 sectors observed a double-digit increase and one has observed a triple-digit increase. Of that, the Shipping sector has the largest increase with the median YTD share price rising 294%. Of the Croatian companies within our sample, Atlantska Plovidba observed a high YTD increase of 278.4%.
The second strongest performance can be seen in the Pharma sector with the median YTD share price rising 39%. Banks follow with an increase of 28%, while NLB Group leads the list of gainers (+59.4% YTD).
On the flip side, the Utility sector leads the losers with a slight decrease of 7%.
YTD Performance of Regional Companies by Sector*
*Median share price performance of regional companies in our wider coverage