Tag Archives: dividend yield

Dividend of stocks over the years

According to a letter sent by CEO of SGX dated 6 January 2014, the dividend yield of 30 Straits Times Index (STI) companies for last year was over 3% and this yield was the highest in Asia Pacific. Looking at … Continue reading

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Dividend-Price Ratio as predictor of Stock prices

Three American professors won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. One of them is Robert J. Shiller, Professor of Yale University. His research paper published in Winter 1998 in the Journal of Portfolio Management was the subject of this … Continue reading

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Latest Dividend Yield based on FY2012 results

Share prices of Singapore tumbled in past two weeks. How had dividend yields been affected as a result of new share prices of some stocks under review? The table below shows dividend yields against prices of these stocks as at … Continue reading

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Comparison of StarHub, M1 and Singtel – FY2012 and FY2013

StarHub and M1 had year-end on 31 December 2012. Singapore Telecom (Singtel) had a different year-end, ended 31 March 2013. With the release of Singtel results today, let us see how each one stack up against one another. The table … Continue reading

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Dividend Yields of DBS, OCBC and UOB

Historical dividends of all three local banks for last year (FY2012) are shown in the table below. DBS OCBC UOB Total Dividend FY2012 56 cents 33 cents 70 cents Average Share price – 2012 $13.98 $9.00 $17.69 Dividend yield 4.00% … Continue reading

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Stock Beta and Dividend Yield of STI stocks

This post was motivated by an article written by Goh Eng Yeow in the Sunday Times (7 October 2012) titled “Do what Buffett does: Buy low-beta stocks”. Beta of a stock shows the correlation between that stock against a benchmark … Continue reading

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Singapore Exchange Annual Report 2012

Singapore Exchange (SGX) released its annual report for the year ended 30 June 2012 (FY 2012) recently. This report covered the period from 1 July 2011 to end 30 June 2012. SGX’s performance for current financial year was worse than … Continue reading

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