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Should You Buy Singapore Airlines Shares?
Singapore Airlines Ltd (SGX: C6L), or SIA, is the national carrier for the city-state of Singapore and is famous for its “Singapore Girl” branding. Other than the namesake carrier which the airline runs, it also has other subsidiaries such as SilkAir, Scoot, and Vistara which serve different groups of customers in the area of passenger transportation. Last week, I looked at whether CapitaLand Ltd (SGX: C31) should be in your portfolio. This time, I’ll take a look at three metrics to see if you should buy shares of SIA and whether it deserves a spot in your portfolio. Earnings per share Earnings per share (EPS) at SIA has compounded at an impressive 16.5% over the past five years. This is on the back of EPS growing from 31.4 Singapore cents in the financial year (FY) 2015