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One of the best ways to diversify a dividend growth portfolio is investing internationally. Singapore is an excellent country in which investors can look for the companies that have a stable earnings and long history of dividend growth. There are several reasons behind it such as: Singapore’s companies have benefits of easy access to the world’s second largest economy, China, as well as many other growing economies in Southeast Asia, region, such as Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.
DBS Group Holding Ltd (SGX: D05) –
DBS Group Holding Limited is an investment holding company in Singapore. The company operates through its main subsidiary DBS Bank Ltd. This bank is engages in the provision of retail, small and medium-sized enterprise, corporate and investment banking services. The company’s institutional banking provides to its institutional clients the financial services and products. The company’s subsidiary, DBS Bank Ltd had established a wholly owned subsidiary in December 2012.
The company has a market capitalization of 38.26 Billion, EPS is 1.56, P/E ratio is 10.07 and dividend yield is 3.57 percent at the annual dividend payout of $0.28.
Keppel Corporation Limited (SGX: BN4) –
Keppel Corporation Limited is an investment holding and management company that is based in Singapore. The company is engaged in the marine, property and infrastructure business. It operates in four segments: Offshore and marine, Infrastructure, Property and Investments. Keppel Corporation Limited was founded in 1968.
It has a market capitalization of 20.12 Billion, EPS is 1.24, P/E ratio is 9.04 and the dividend yield is currently 4.03 percent at the annual dividend payout of $0.27.
SembCorp Industries Limited (SGX: U96) –
SembCorp Industries Ltd is a Singaporean company that is engaged in the production and supply of utility services, terminal ling and storage of petroleum products and chemicals. The company is operating in four segments. In April 2013, the company opened a woodchip-fuelled biomass steam production plant. In July 2012, its wholly owned subsidiary, sembawang capital, divested its entire 20% shareholding in Arian Engineering Corporation.
SembCorp Industries Limited has a market capitalization of 9.05 Billion, EPS is 0.42, P/E ratio is 12.11 and the current dividend yield is 2.96 percent at the annual dividend payout of $0.15.
SMRT Corporation (SGX: S53) –
SMRT Corporation is an investment holding company in Singapore. It is the second largest public-transport company in Singapore and listed in Singapore Exchange since July 26, 2000. It operates in seven segments: Rail operations segment, Bus operations segment, Taxi operations segment, Rental segment, advertising segment, engineering and other service segment. In October 2012, its subsidiary, SMRT investments Pte. Limited incorporated SMRT Alpha Pte. Ltd.
The company has a market capitalization of 2.31 billion, EPS is 0.07, P/E ratio is 21.20 and the dividend yield is currently 4.74 percent at the annual dividend payout of $0.01.
Fraser and Neave Limited (SGX: F99) –
Fraser and Neave, limited is Singapore-based Company that engages in the sale and production of beverages like soft drinks, beer and tout and dairy products, printing and publishing, development and investment in property. The company owns a portfolio of reputable brands including F&N, 100 Plus and F&N SEASONS for Beverages, and F&N MANGOLIA, F&N NUTRISOY and F&N FRUIT TREES FRESH FOR DIARIES. It is also engaged in property development, property investment, serviced residences and investment funds.
Fraser and Neave Limited Company has a market capitalization of 13.59 Billion, EPS is 0.49, P/E ratio 19.18 and the current dividend yield is 1.91 percent at the annual dividend payout of $0.12.