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The Motley Fool Singapore
Sudhan P.
2019-05-17 15:55:31
These 3 Companies Bought Back Their Shares During the Week
Share repurchases can be a good thing if done for the right reasons. That’s if the company’s shares are undervalued and the reinvestment opportunities into the firm are not as attractive. On that note, let’s look at three companies that have repurchased their shares so far during the week, as of the market open on 17 May. Keppel REIT (SGX: K71U) Keppel REIT is a commercial real estate investment trust (REIT) with assets in Singapore and Australia. At the end of April 2019, the REIT announced its first investment in South Korea, a freehold office building located in Seoul’s central business district. On 13 May 2019, the REIT’s manager bought back 550,000 units at a price range of between S$1.22 and S$1.23 per unit. The cost came up to slightly below S$673,800. For its first q
The Motley Fool Singapore
Lawrence Nga
2019-05-07 13:44:01
10 Largest Singapore Shares Paying Quarterly Dividends
There are many shares in Singapore’s stock market that pay a dividend. Some pay a dividend on a quarterly basis, some do it semi-annually, while there are others who pay a dividend only once every year. A recent report from the local bourse operator Singapore Exchange Limited  (SGX: S68) shed some light on the 10 biggest stocks here that pay quarterly dividends. Here are some highlights from the report. Eight out of the top ten stocks on the list above are real estate investment trusts (REITs). Some of the names are CapitaLand Mall Trust (SGX: C38U), Suntec Real Estate Investment Trust (SGX: T82U), SPH REIT (SGX: SK6U), and Keppel REIT (SGX: K17U). Four out of the eight REITs are related to Mapletree. These are Mapletree Commercial Trust (SGX: N2IU), Mapletree Industrial Trust (SG
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Sudhan P.
2019-05-06 21:27:18
What to Know About Share Buybacks by Singapore Companies in April 2019
In April, 19 companies bought back 29.6 million shares or units for a total amount of S$35.5 million. The latest buyback amount has fallen from March 2019’s figure of S$53.5 million and is down significantly from April 2018’s amount of S$117 million. The data was released by the Singapore Exchange in a report recently. The top six companies with the most significant share buybacks in April 2019 were (total amount spent given in brackets): Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (SGX: O39) (S$25.56 million); Keppel REIT (SGX: K71U) (S$2.67 million); Hong Fok Corporation Limited (SGX: H30) (S$2.18 million); Global Investments Ltd (SGX: B73) (S$1.97 million); Stamford Land Corporation Ltd (SGX: H07) (S$1.11 million); Best World International Limited (SGX: CGN) (S$0.81 million). Best
Lim Si Jie
2019-04-29 17:22:26
The Fed and ECB Are Making Yield Plays In Fashion, Again
Earlier this month, the US Federal Reserve came to a decision to maintain a larger balance sheet relative to the pre-2008 crisis period. This decision to end quantitative tightening came earlier after much internal deliberation. Revising Balance Sheet Normalisation Principles The Fed also announced the revision and replacement of its balance sheet normalisation principles. It will cease downsizing its balance sheet starting from October 2019. It will focus on holding treasury securities while its holdings of mortgage-backed securities gradually run-off to zero. Starting from October 2019, principal repayments received from mortgage-backed securities would be reinvested in treasury securities, subject to a maximum of US$20 billion per month. The Fed Slamming Brakes On Interest Rate Hike In
Lim Si Jie
2019-04-29 12:11:15
4 Things To Know About URA’s Master Plan 2019
The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) recently released its Master Plan 2019 which detailed the blueprint of Singapore’s developments over the next decade. Here are four things you should know about the Master Plan 2019 and how you can invest in the right stocks to ride on the Master Plan. Turning CBD Into A ‘Work, Live And Play’ Environment Under the new Master Plan, the Central Business District (CBD) is slated to be repositioned as a 24/7 mixed-use district to be a place to work, live and play. The Singapore government has signalled its intention to convert Downtown Singapore from a commercial centre dominated by offices into one which is more mixed-use and has more vibrancy after office hours. The aim is to facilitate a work, live and play environment. Incentivising Developmen
Lim Si Jie
2019-04-25 12:59:06
3 Investment Strategies To Jumpstart Your Portfolio In 2Q19
In the first quarter of 2019, local benchmark Straits Times Index ended flat as investors juggled between worries about higher US recession risks and the impending outcome of the US-China trade talks. The only bright spot was the S-REIT sector as it outperformed on the Fed’s dovish interest rate hike forecast. The slowdown in hike came from lower GDP growth expectations and rising unemployment, leading to the inversion of US yield curve to heighten recession fears. According to DBS, here are three investment strategies for you to jumpstart your portfolio. Investors Takeaway: 3 Investment Strategies To Jumpstart Your Portfolio By DBS Strategy 1: ‘Peak’ Interest Rate, Uncertain Growth Environment Calls For Greater Focus On Yield/Defensive Stocks According to the Fed’s dot plot, they
Lim Si Jie
2019-04-23 10:58:08
REIT 4Q18 Report Card: 3 REITs That Investors Will Rue Missing Out On
Here are three REITs that had delivered a strong 4Q18 that investors will rue missing out on them. Investors Takeaway: 3 REITs That Investors Will Rue Missing Out On Keppel DC REIT Keppel DC REIT made a strong end to FY18 with a gross rental income growth of 26.2 percent year-on-year. The boost in gross rental income came largely from recent acquisitions of maincubes Data Centre, KDC Singapore 5 and KDC Dublin 2. Overall, Keppel DC REIT’s net property income rose by 24.6 percent with 4Q18 delivering on both revenue (30.5 percent) and net property income (30.1 percent). Moving forward, Keppel DC REIT remains one of the few REITs in Singapore capable of making accretive acquisitions, supported by a low cost of capital. Acquisitions are expected to deliver a solid 3-5 percent growth in DP
Timothy Ho
2019-04-07 11:01:57
4 Stocks This Week (Best Performing REITS 1Q2019) [5 Apr 2019]: Sasseur REIT; Capitaland Retail China Trust; Keppel-KBS US REIT; Mapletree Logistics Trust
With 34 Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), five stapled trusts and three property trusts listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX), most investors would know by now that property is a major component of the SGX. In this week’s edition of 4 Stocks This Week, we look at four stocks within the Singapore REITs sector that have outperformed not just the general stock market, but also their peers in the REITs sector. Read Also: Complete Guide To Investing In Singapore REITs #1 Sasseur REIT (SGX: CRPU) We discussed about Sasseur a month ago as possibly a stock to watch for due to its low price-book ratio and it comes as no surprise to us that the stock has done extremely well since, increasing from $0.725 (8 March) to $0.80 (5 April). Since the start of the year, the company has generated a r
Sim Kang Heong
2019-03-17 09:40:23
4 Stocks This Week (STI Reserve List) [15 Mar 2019] – Keppel REIT; MCT; MLT; MNACT
This week, news broke that big-name furniture and electronics retailer Courts Asia will be delisted from SGX after its acquisition by Nojima Asia Pacific, who would own 90.07% of Courts Asia, thus causing it to not fulfil the free float requirement to remain public. This comes after last month’s news that Singapore’s third largest telco, M1, will also be delisted, following its acquisition by a joint venture between Keppel Corporation and Singapore Press Holdings. Read Also: 4 Stocks This Week (M1 Acquisition) [28 September 2018] – Keppel; Keppel T&T; SPH; M1 One advantage of investing based on indices like the Straits Times Index (STI) is that it is self-regenerating. Index constituents are periodically reviewed (quarterly, in STI’s case) and reconstituted if particular stock
Dinesh Dayani
2019-03-06 10:17:57
S-REIT Report Card: Here’s How Singapore REITs Performed In FY2018
The US Federal Reserve has indicated that 2019 will likely see slower interest rate hikes. This comes on the back of mounting macroeconomic uncertainties, that has seen investors turn to less risky investments. This may benefit REITs in three ways: # 1 Traditionally, REITs take on a lot of debt to fund its capital-intensive property investments. Slower interest rate hikes in 2019 will ease the growing pressure on REITs, in terms of debt repayment. # 2 Markets are efficient – which means that prices of REITs would have taken into consideration that rate hikes would continue as normal. This stance of slowing down the interest rate hikes in 2019 is new information for the market, and may give REITs a boost. (Do note that most of this new information should already be priced into the markets

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