First quarter 2014 results (Part 1)

Companies were reporting their financial results for the last quarter covering 1 January to 31 March 2014 (First Quarter 2014).

The following table provides information on net profit attributable to shareholders for the quarter and year-on-year change between current period in 2014 against corresponding period of 2013. The dividends are the ones declared for the current quarter.

  Net Profits Y-o-Y Change NAV/RNAV Dividend
Keppel Corp $338.6 m – 5.1 $5.51 Nil
CapitaLand $182.7 m – 1.7 $3.86 Nil
Keppel Land $87.7 m – 9.2 $4.58 Nil
SPH + $81.3 m + 7.5 $2.17 7 cents
SGX + $75.8 m – 22.0 78.7 cents 4 cents
M1 $42.8 m + 4.4 48.2 cents Nil

+ different quarter end other than first quarter

NAV/RNAV = Net Asset Value or Revalued Net Asset Value.

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) and M1 had positive growth in net profits for the quarter. Keppel Corp, CapitaLand, Keppel Land and SGX saw their profits reduced when compared with the corresponding quarter of 2013.

  NAV/RNAV Share Price Price-to-Book
Keppel Corp $5.51 $10.51 1.90
CapitaLand $3.86 $3.24 0.83
Keppel Land $4.58 $3.43 0.74
SPH + $2.17 $4.13 1.90
SGX + 78.7 cents $6.95 8.83
M1 48.2 cents $3.32 6.88

Looking at Price-to-Book ratio, Keppel Land was trading much lower than CapitaLand (0.74 vs 0.83)

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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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