Dividend Information

Dividend Policy

SingPost’s dividend policy is based on a payout ratio ranging from 60% to 80% of underlying net profit for each financial year.


Interim Dividend

For the third quarter ended 31 December 2019, the Board of Directors has declared an interim dividend of 0.5 cent per ordinary share (tax exempt one-tier). The interim quarterly dividend of 0.5 cent per ordinary share will be paid on 28 February 2020.

The Share Transfer Books and Register of Members of the Company will be closed on 20 February 2020 for the preparation of dividend warrants. Duly completed registrable transfers of the ordinary shares in the capital of the Company received by the Company’s registrar up to 5.00 pm on 19 February 2020, will be registered to determine members’ entitlements to the interim dividend.


Dividend History

Financial year ended 31 March FY18/19 FY17/18 FY16/17 FY15/16 FY14/15 FY13/14 FY12/13 FY11/12 FY10/11 FY09/10 FY08/09 FY07/08 FY06/07 FY05/06 FY04/05 FY03/04
Ordinary dividend (S¢) 3.50 3.50 3.50 7.00 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 5.50 5.00 4.20
Special dividend (S¢) - - - - 0.75 - - - - - - - - 10.00 - -
Total dividends (S¢) 3.50 3.50 3.50 7.00 7.00 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 15.50 5.00 4.20
Payout ratio* (%) 79% 76% 66% 98% 85% 82% 84% 87% 80% 82% 82% 86% 86% 85% 86% 77%
* Ordinary dividend as a percentage of underlying net profit