Category Archives: UOB

Banks

Bank scrip dividends – Good or no good?

[Abstract – The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed many companies in an effort to conserve cash to maintain liquidity. Consequently, many companies, have introduced the scrip dividend scheme in hope to beef up company cash hoards to cushion this trying time. … Continue reading

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How to calculate the number of scrip dividends for your stocks

Very often, the stocks that we have, may entitle us scrip shares in lieu of cash dividends. While all these information can be found in the scrip dividend notice of election form that will be sent to us following the … Continue reading

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Venture Corporation

Since hitting close to $30 per share for a relatively short period of time in early 2018, the share price of Venture Corporation has been hovering below $20 and to even below $16 during the Covid-19 pandemic lock-down period. For … Continue reading

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Digital Banks

Digital banks are banking establishments without brick-and-mortar presence. Technically, this would be unimaginable say twenty years ago. How can we be able to make what we called as bank transactions without the need of a physical bank? Thanks to the … Continue reading

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OCBC scrip dividend

Along with the other banks, OCBC has recently announced the FY 2018 results. The net profit improved 11% from S$4.05b to $4.49b. Apart from its subsidiary, Great Eastern’s disappointing results, I would say that OCBC did well for FY 2018. … Continue reading

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Banks’ stock prices

In the last two months since the release of bank results for FY 2018, the general comments about OCBC is that its share price is lagging behind the other banks. That appears to be my observation as well, although it … Continue reading

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DBS – The pleasant surprise

Abstract – Two years ago, the sudden devaluation of the Chinese yuan RMB caused DBS share price to fall below its book value. Since then, DBS Holdings share price has been on the rise. In a similar fashion, the share … Continue reading

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The local banks – DBS, OCBC and UOB

The local banks have just released their financial results for the financial year 2016. All the three banks suffered a decrease in profit for FY 2016 compare with FY 2015. OCBC seemed to have it worst, while UOB did comparatively … Continue reading

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If we missed the best stock upsides

Today marks a little more than one month after Donald Trump won the US election. When he first won the election, the market at first reacted negatively, followed by a strong rally and then tapered off in the last two … Continue reading

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What can we expect from the American election?

Now that the American election is over, and Donald Trump has been announced to be the president-elect. The inauguration is scheduled to be on 20 January 2017. As a biggest economy in the world, we can expect big event changes … Continue reading

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