First quarter 2012 results (Part 1)

Companies had started reporting their financial results for the quarter covering 1 Jan to 31 March 2012 (First Quarter 2012).

The following table provides information on net profit attributable to shareholders and year-on-year change between current period in 2012 against corresponding period of 2011. It includes information on interim dividend declared by the board of directors.

  Net Profits Y-o-Y Change Dividend
Keppel Corp $751 m +141.0%  
Keppel Land $141.9 m +70.3%  
Singapore Exchange $77.8 m +16.1% 4 cents
Singapore Press Holding $84 m +11.6% 7 cents
M1 $40.3 m -5.3%  
K-Green Trust $3.5 m +0.1%  

Note: All companies reported first quarter results except for SGX (third quarter results) and SPH (Second quarter results ended 29 Feb 2012).

Of the companies tracked above, Keppel Land’s performance was very good and hence contributed to even better performance of Keppel Corp. Keppel Corp owned 53.25% of Keppel Land (as at 2 March 2012).

Singapore Exchange and Singapore Press Holdings increased their quarterly net profits by 16.1% and 11.6% respectively. M1 showed lower quarterly profits whereas K-Green Trust maintained its quarterly profits.

Copyright © 2012, limkimtong for Living Investment

The material presented is intended to be general and written in layman’s language as much as it is possible. The author shall not be liable for any direct or consequential loss arising from any use of material written. Please seek professional advice from your financial advisor or financial institutions on material written covering financial matters.

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