3 Companies Paying Dividends This Week

There are a few companies that are slated to go 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 dive into three of them right away.

1. Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Cordlife Group Ltd (SGX:P8A) will be going ex-dividend on Tuesday.  The company is one of the two private cord blood banks in our city state and is also the second largest in Hong Kong.

It is paying 1.0 Singapore cent per ordinary share for the fourth quarter of 2014. For the full year, revenue grew around 42% year-on-year to S$49 million while bottom line ballooned more than 100% to S$30 million.

The shares closed at $1.05 on Friday and the firm is trading at a historical price-to-book (PE) ratio of close to 9. Its dividend yield stands at 1.9%.

 2. Thursday, 23 October 2014

Ellipsiz Ltd (SGX:E13), which provides probe card and manufacturing solutions to the semiconductor and electronics manufacturing industries, is slated to go ex-dividend on Thursday.

It is dishing out 0.36 Singapore cent per ordinary share for the fourth quarter of 2014. For the full year, turnover was at S$144.5 million, a 16% growth year-on-year while net profit grew manifold to S$13.5 million. The stellar performance in revenue was mainly due to an increase in contributions from its probe card solutions business.

The shares exchanged hands at $0.10 on Friday. The company is trading at 4 times its latest earnings and is sporting a dividend yield of 3.6%.

 3. Friday, 24 October 2014

Ryobi Kiso Holdings Ltd. (SGX:J8O) will be going ex-dividend on Friday. The firm is a ground engineering solutions provider in Singapore, mainly engaged in bored piling, eco-friendly piling, and geoservices.

It is giving out 0.3 Singapore cent per ordinary share for the fourth quarter of 2014. Revenue declined close to 10% to S$140 million for the full year. This was mainly on the back of lower contributions from its bored piling operations. Due to the lower revenue and higher operating costs seen at its Australia subsidiary, the company plunged into a net loss of S$5 million. In the previous year, it made a net profit of S$0.4 million.

It closed at $0.111 on Friday. Currently, it is trading at a historical price-to-book ratio of around 0.8 and has a dividend yield of 2.7%.

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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.