SG Bonds are worth considering too and are available now

If you are looking for risk free investment, you can consider Singapore Government Bond. Ever since, my first purchase in Jan - see here, I visit the MAS website of the Singapore Government Securities regularly to check for new issues. And guess what, 2 new issues are opened this week. One issue is the One Year … Continue reading SG Bonds are worth considering too and are available now

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As much SSB as I can get

With a week to go, I evaluated the situation and decided that my tactic will be to apply for and hope to get as much of the May'19 Singapore Saving Bond (SSB) issue as possible. The reason is because I think the interest rate has peaked for the time being. Since I have some cash … Continue reading As much SSB as I can get

CRCT dividend yield range has been Amazingly consistent over the years

With a bit of time on hand this weekend, I went though the annual reports of Capitaland Retail China Trust (CRCT) for the last few years to collect the yield data. Below is a plot of CRCT historical dividend yield. As you can see, the "trading range" of CRCT's yield has been very consistent over … Continue reading CRCT dividend yield range has been Amazingly consistent over the years

My confidence in SPH as a secured dividend company just took a hit

Q2 earnings reporting has already started. As usual, the first one off the block in my watchlist was SPH Reit and then followed by SPH. Being an income investor, the first thing that I looked out for was the dividend. SPH Reit declared DPU of 1.41 cents close to that of the same quarter last … Continue reading My confidence in SPH as a secured dividend company just took a hit

SPH Reit DPU Steady as a Rock but Risk has also increased

The headline of SPH REIT's press release last Friday read "SPH Reit 2Q 2019 Distribution Income 2.5% Higher Year-on-Year". However, looking into the numbers, the cash distribution available was only up 1.0% and the DPU increase was even smaller at +0.4%. This is despite SPH Reit increasing the "cash payout ratio" from 96.8% last year … Continue reading SPH Reit DPU Steady as a Rock but Risk has also increased

Q1 has been a good quarter; I have benefited from it too and gameplan is on track

I like to first apologise to my subscribers for not being active in the last few weeks. Work and family matters have taken up a lot of my time and attention lately, leaving very little energy left in me to blog and share my thoughts. But time waits for no man and silently, first quarter … Continue reading Q1 has been a good quarter; I have benefited from it too and gameplan is on track

Q1 1.38%, On track for 5% Dividend Yield for the Year

Feb is often a happy month of festivity and full of "feel good" feeling with Chinese New Year and Valentines Day anchoring the celebratory mood. For most of us who are working, it is also a month to commit to your target and make plans to realise them by end of the year. Making plans … Continue reading Q1 1.38%, On track for 5% Dividend Yield for the Year

My Top10 & Who Own Them Too

(Disclaimer: This is not an advertisement for StockCafe) I found another interesting feature on StockCafe yesterday while reviewing the performance of my portfolios. I can see how many fellow StockCafe subscribers actually own the same stock as me. Although it doesn't influence me directly in my investment decisions, it provides another useful reference point and information … Continue reading My Top10 & Who Own Them Too