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These 3 Companies Are Paying Dividends This Week

There are some companies going ex-dividend in the next few days. In other words, you need to own them before a particular date in order to receive their dividends. Let’s take a look at three of them at random.

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

On Tuesday, SATS Ltd (SGX: S58), a provider of food and gateway services solutions, is pencilled in to go ex-dividend.

SATS is dishing out 6.0 Singapore cents per share for its second quarter.

For the three months ended 30 September 2018, revenue rose 4.2% to S$453.1 million due to improved performances from both the Food Solutions division and Gateway Services division. Net profit, though, fell 9% to S$65.7 million. Excluding a one-time gain of S$7.0 million recorded from the sale of assets in the second quarter of last year, underlying net profit would have improved by 0.8%.

Shares in SATS ended Friday at S$4.89 each, giving a price-to-earnings (PE) ratio of 20 and a dividend yield of 3.7%.

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Boustead Singapore Limited (SGX: F9D) is slated to go ex-dividend on Wednesday. The company is a global infrastructure-related engineering services, geo-spatial technology and healthcare group.

Boustead is giving out 1.0 Singapore cent per share for its second quarter.

Revenue for the latest quarter increased by 13% to S$118.4 million, primarily due to higher revenue from its real estate solutions division. However, net profit fell 3% to S$6.9 million mainly on the back of higher operating expenses, and share of losses from associates and joint ventures. To know more about Boustead’s latest earnings, you can head here.

Boustead shares last traded at S$0.80 apiece on Friday, translating to a PE ratio of 11 and a dividend yield of 3.8%.

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

On the same day as Boustead, Singapore’s flag carrier, Singapore Airlines Ltd (SGX: C6L), will be going ex-dividend.

SIA is paying 8.0 Singapore cents per share for its second quarter.

For the three months ended 30 September 2018, revenue rose 5.6% to S$4.1 billion, but net profit plunged 81% to S$56.4 million. The lower bottom-line was mainly due to higher operating expenses, and increased share of losses from associates and joint ventures. You can learn more about SIA’s earnings here.

SIA shares ended at S$9.39 each on Friday, giving a PE ratio of 17 and a dividend yield of 4.0%.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. The Motley Fool Singapore has recommended shares of SATS Ltd and Boustead Singapore Limited. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Sudhan P owns shares in SATS Ltd and Boustead Singapore Limited.