First quarter 2012 results (Part 2)

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 dividend declared for the quarter by the board of directors.

  Net Profits Y-o-Y Change Dividend
DBS $933 m +16.0%  
CapitaLand $133 m +31.3%  
Singapore Post $30.5 m – 17.4% 2.5 cents
SMRT $13.9 m – 59.0% 5.7 cents
Raffles Medical $11.6 m +10.9%  

Note: All companies reported first quarter results except for Singapore Post and SMRT (fourth quarter results).

DBS continued its stellar performance in the latest quarter continuing the momentum from last year. Net profits reached $933 million, an increase of 16.0%. CapitaLand did well for the current quarter with quarterly profit surpassing the corresponding quarter in 2011. Profit rose 31.3% to $133 million.

Singapore Post and SMRT did worse on year-on-year basis. Singapore Post’s net profit declined 17.4% and SMRT’s net profit declined a whopping 59.0%. (Refer to my post on SMRT on the full year performance.)

Raffles Medical continued to do well. Profit increased 10.9% to $11.6 million.

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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