3 Companies Paying Dividends This Week

There are a few companies that will be going ex-dividend this week. In other words, you need to own them before a specific date this week in order to receive their dividends. Let’s zoom in on three of them.

1. Monday, 17th February 2014

The only business trust within the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI), Hutchison Port Holdings Trust (SGX: NS8U), will be going ex-dividend on Monday.

It is paying HK$ 0.223 per unit for the latest quarter.

Shares of the trust closed at US$0.67 last Friday and it is trading at a historical price-to-book (PB) ratio of 0.7. Its distribution yield is close to 8%.

2. Monday, 17th February 2014

Singapore Post Limited (SGX: S08), our island’s ubiquitous postal service provider, is pencilled in to go ex-dividend on Monday as well.

It is dishing out 1.25 Singapore cents per share for the third quarter.

Singapore Post’s shares exchanged hands at $1.34 on Friday. The company is trading at a historical price-to-earnings (PE) ratio of 19 and is sporting a dividend yield of around 5%.

3. Friday, 21st February 2014

Karin Technology Holdings (SGX: K29) will be going ex-dividend on Friday. The firm is an information technology and components solutions and services group with a significant market presence in both Hong Kong and China.

It is giving out HK$ 0.052 per share in dividends for the six months ended 31st December 2013. During that period, the company saw a revenue dip of 23% year-on-year to HK$ 1.6 billion while net profit declined by 45% to HK$ 18.5 million.

The company’s shares closed at a price $0.30 apiece last Friday. It is trading at a historical PE ratio of around 7 and has a dividend yield of 9%.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Sudhan P doesn’t own shares in any companies mentioned.