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Make Profit With Singapore Post Limited

Jul. 30, 2013 2:55 AM ET
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Singapore is one of the leading companies in the Asia-Pacific region. Along with Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea, the country's economic development in the 1980s and 1990s caught the attention of the world. It the present time the country has a per capita GDP that exceeds that of most countries outside the US. Here I am sharing about Singapore Post Limited which is one of the best performing 高分红 股票 新加坡. Have a look.

Singapore Post Limited

Singapore Post Limited is an associate company of Singapore Telecommunications Limited and Singapore's designated Public Postal Licensee. They provide domestic and international postal services. The company is engaged in business mail solutions and distribution of mail, electronic printing and dispatching services, investment holding and provision of platform and recyclable lockers for merchandise distribution. The company has been delivering trusted and reliable services to the citizens, residents, corporations and businesses in Singapore for over 150 years.

SingPost has three business areas which include Mail segment, which is engaged in providing services for collecting, sorting, transporting and distributing domestic an international mail as well as sale of philatelic products. The Logistics segment is involved in providing mail logistic services comprising domestic and international distribution and delivery services. The Retail segment provides products and services which include agency and remittance services and business of e-commerce.

Over the past few years the company has been steadily expanding beyond Singapore. Leveraging off the regional platforms in Quantium Solutions and DataPost, they will continue to extend their core competencies and tap the overseas markets.


In 1819 the Postal Services were available in Singapore since the island was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles. In those days there were a single mail office collected and delivered the small volumes of letter which was located in the previous Parliament House and run by just three persons. In 1858 the Post Office was became department from the Marine Office. From the year 1949 the Singapore Postal Department was linked with the Federation of Malaya under a Malayan Postal Union Agreement.

In 1992, the Telecommunication authority of Singapore was divided into three objects including the reconstituted Telecom Authority of Singapore, Singapore Telecommunications Private Limited and Singapore Post private Limited which is a subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications. SingPost was listed on the mainboard of the Singapore Exchange on 13 May 2003.

The company has been performing well for past many years. Here is a chart which will help you to analyze the company's five years performance.

Facts of SingPost

SingPost has many interesting key facts. Here are five most facts that investors might have known about the company.

1. The company was first postmark recorded in 1929 and was in black, rectangular and with beveled corners.

2. The first airmail was dispatched from Singapore on 5 October 1928. It was sent by sea to Marseilles and thence to London by air.

3. The first mobile post office operating in an international airport, Post-on-Wheels commenced operations in 2009.

4. The oldest post office Singapore today is Geyland which was opened in 1930.

5. More than 200 services and products are offered at the post offices, SAM and yPOST.


Singapore Post Limited announced its unaudited results for the fourth quarter and financial year ended 31 March 2013 on ^ May 2013 after the close of trading. In January 2013, the Company incorporated SingPost Storage Company Limited. In February 2013 it announced the incorporation of SingPost Logistics investments Pte. Ltd in Singapore. On February 2013 the company acquired 62% interest in Famous Holdings Pte Ltd.

Final Dividend

In relation to financial year ended 31 March 2013 the company's Board of directors has proposed a final dividend of 2.5 cents per ordinary share. They also announced that if the shareholders of the Company approve the final dividend at Annual General Meeting then it will be paid on 15 July 2013.

The company has a current market capitalization of 2.40 Billion, EPS is 0.06, P/E ratio is 20.43 and the dividend yield is 4.83% at the annual dividend payout of 0.03.

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