Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Singapore stock dividend: Billionaire Plays with Dividend Yields Above 3%

  • There are currently 50 actively traded stocks listed on SGX with a market capitalisation of S$1 billion or more, that maintain an average dividend yield greater than or equal to 3.0%.
  • The five best performers in terms of dividend-adjusted total returns in the year thus far were Yuexiu Property Company, Sheng Siong Group, SATS, First Real Estate Investment Trust, and Starhill Global REIT.
  • In terms of indicative yields, the five best stocks were Asian Pay Television Trust, Venture Corporation, Hutchison Port Holdings Trust, OUE Hospitality Trust, and China Merchants Holdings (Pacific).

There are currently 50 actively traded stocks listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) that have a market capitalisation of S$1 billion or more, and a dividend yield greater or equal to 3.0%. They averaged a 4.3% decline in terms of dividend-adjusted total return in the year thus far and a 1.1% fall over the last 12 months.

The five best-performing stocks among the 50 averaged a 21.2% dividend-adjusted total return in the year-to-date. They were Yuexiu Property Company (+31.8%) , Sheng Siong Group (+24.0%), SATS (+18.7%), First Real Estate Investment Trust (+16.2%), and Starhill Global REIT (+14.7%).

Conversely, the five least-performing stocks among the 50 were Sembcorp Industries, Sembcorp Marine, CapitaLand Commercial Trust, Jardine Cycle & Carriage, and OSIM International, which averaged a 15.5% decline.

In terms of indicative dividend yields, the five best were Asian Pay Television Trust, Venture Corporation, Hutchison Port Holdings Trust, OUE Hospitality Trust, and China Merchants Holdings (Pacific), with an average yield of 9.0%.

Three of the highest-yielding stocks – Asian Pay Television Trust, Hutchison Port Holdings Trust and China Merchants Holdings (Pacific) – have significant geographical exposure to the greater China region.

As highlighted in a previous Market Update last month, Asian Pay Television Trust, Hutchison Port Holdings, and OUE Hospitality Trust were also among five stocks that maintained the highest dividend yields (click hereto read more).

The table below details the 50 stocks and is sorted by market capitalisation. Note that clicking on a stock name will take you to its relevant page on StockFacts.

Source: My Gateway

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