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Listed companies with good Return on Equity (ROE)

The following list the Return on Equity (ROE) from highest to the lowest of some listed companies based on financial results of these companies with year-end happening in 2011. ROE is a common yardstick in measuring how companies had been … Continue reading

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OCBC Bank FY 2011 Annual Report

OCBC released its full year results today. Its net profit increased 3 per cent from 2010 to $2.31 billion. Great Eastern Holdings, a subsidiary of OCBC, contributed less profits to OCBC at $297 million from $405 million in 2010 (27% … Continue reading

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High Dividend yield and Low Price-to-Book ratio – winning strategy

In The Business Times Weekend edition dated 21-22 January 2012, Ms Teh Hooi Ling wrote a piece titled “Getting paid while you wait”. The senior correspondent wrote that “buying stocks with highest dividend yield, but lowest Price-to-Book (PTB) ratio appears … Continue reading

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