3 Companies Paying Dividends This Week

3There are a few companies pencilled in to go ex-dividend on this week. In other words, you need to own them before a specific date this week in order to receive their dividends. Here are three of them.

Monday, 7 October 2013

New Toyo International Holdings Limited (SGX: N08), a regional provider of specialty packaging materials to the tobacco, food & beverage, wine, liquor and cosmetics industries in Asia Pacific, will be going ex-dividend on Monday.

It is paying a second-quarter dividend of 0.8 Singapore cents per ordinary share. This is unchanged from the second quarter of 2012.

In the second quarter of this year, the company reported an 8% rise in revenues to S$77.8 million. The net profit rose 11% to S$4.7 million. The company attributed the rise in sales to “higher revenue in the Specialty Paper division”, which “focuses on the production of laminated foil paper, and coated paper and metalised paper”.

The company is trading at a historical price-to-earnings (PE) ratio of around 9.

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

UMS Holdings Limited (SGX: 558), a precision engineering group involved in the semiconductor industry, will be going ex-dividend on Tuesday.

UMS is dishing out one Singapore cent per ordinary share for the second quarter. This is the 15h consecutive quarterly dividend payout. The payout this quarter is unchanged from the same quarter last year.

For the second quarter, UMS saw revenues dip 10% to S$32.8 million. The net profit, however, was up 3% to S$7.8 million. The drop in revenue was mainly due to the changing business cycle in the semiconductor industry.

UMS is trading at a historical PE ratio of 10.9.

Thursday, 10 October 2013

Yuexiu Property Company Limited (SGX: G10) will be going ex-dividend on Thursday. Yuexiu is a property developer located in Guangdong, China.

It is paying 4.9 Hong Kong cents per ordinary share for second quarter of 2013. In the second quarter if last year, 4 Hong Kong cents per ordinary share were distributed.

For the first half of this year, revenues surged 42% to RMB6.06 billion. This was on the back of record sales on 24 projects. The core net profit, excluding fair value gains on revaluation of investment properties, rose 7.8% to RMB1.03 billion.

Yuexiu is trading at a price-to-book (PB) ratio of 0.62 and a PE of 6.3.

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