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3 Companies Giving Dividends This Week

Money tree 2 There are a few companies that are going Ex-Dividend on this week, i.e. you need to own them before a specific date this week in order to receive their dividends. Let’s take a look at three of them.

17 September, CSE Global Limited (SGC: 544)

CSE Global Limited (SGX: 544), a global technologies company with an international presence spanning the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa will be going Ex-Dividend tomorrow. It is paying 1.5 Singapore cents per ordinary share for second quarter of 2013 (2Q 2013). This represents a 30.9% dividend payout ratio, based on the earnings per share (EPS) of 4.86 Singapore cents for first-half of 2013 (1H 2013). In 2Q 2012, the same amount of dividends was paid out.

The 2Q 2013 revenue went down by 19.6% to $116.0 million over 2Q 2012 and the net profit decreased by 40.9% to $12.5 million during the quarter.

The company is trading at a price-to-earnings (PE) ratio of close to 8, based on the EPS of Financial Year (FY) 2012.

18 September, Osim International Limited (SGX: O23)

The day after CSE Global goes Ex-Dividend, Osim International Limited (SGX: O23) will be going Ex-Dividend. It is dishing out 2.0 Singapore cents per ordinary share for 2Q 2013. This represents a 55.4% dividend payout ratio, based on the earnings per share (EPS) of 3.61 Singapore cents for 1H 2013. In 2Q 2012, the same amount of dividends was paid out.

The revenue for 2Q 2013 increased to $165 million, a 7% improvement over the previous year and the net profits after tax was at $26 million, up 16% over 2Q 2012.

Osim is trading at a PE ratio of 16, based on the EPS of FY 2012.

19 September, Aspial Corporation Limited (SGX: A30)

On Thursday, 19 September, Aspial Corporation Limited (SGX: A30) will be going Ex-Dividend. It is giving out 1.5 Singapore cents per ordinary share for 2Q 2013. This represents a 60.7% dividend payout ratio, based on the earnings per share (EPS) of 2.47 Singapore cents for first-half of 2013 (1H 2013). In 2Q 2012, lesser dividends of 0.75 Singapore cents per ordinary share was dished out.

Aspial saw a year-on-year increase in revenue of 44% to $160.6 million for 2Q 2013. The net profit improved 125% to $37.5 million over 2Q 2012.

The company is trading at a PE ratio of 13, based on the EPS of FY 2012.

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