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3 Companies Paying Dividends This Week

Credit: Simon Cunningham

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 zoom in on three of them.

  1. Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Software firm, Silverlake Axis Ltd (SGX: 5CP), will be going ex-dividend on Tuesday.

It is paying 0.8 Singapore cent per ordinary share for the first quarter. For the latest quarter, revenue increased 15% year-on-year to RM116.3 million while net profit grew 17% year-on-year to RM59.7 million.

The shares closed at $1.235 on Friday and it is trading at a historical price-to-earnings (PE) ratio of close to 29. Its dividend yield stands at 3.2%.

  1. Wednesday, 26 November 2014

SATS Ltd (SGX: S58), which operates heavily in Singapore Changi Airport, taking care of catering and ground handling for airlines, is pencilled in to go ex-dividend on Wednesday.

It is dishing out 5.0 Singapore cents per ordinary share for the second quarter. Top line decreased by 2.2% year-on-year to S$442.2 million while bottom line saw a 3.3% decline to S$47.1 million.

The shares exchanged hands at $2.99 on Friday. The company is trading at a historical PE ratio of 19 and is sporting a dividend yield of 4.4%.

  1. Friday, 28 November 2014

Curry puff purveyor, Old Chang Kee Ltd (SGX: 5ML), will be going ex-dividend on Friday.

It is giving out 1.5 Singapore cents per ordinary share for second quarter. For the six months ended 30 September 2014, revenue went up by 1% year-on-year to S$35.2 million but net profit went south by 30.8%.

The company closed at $0.86 on Friday. It is trading at a historical PE ratio of 17 and has a dividend yield of 1.7%.

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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.