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 second quarter ended 30 September 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 29 November 2019.

The transfer book and register of members of the Company will be closed on 19 November 2019 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 18 November 2019 will be registered to determine members’ entitlements to the 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