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SPH had highest dividend yield over past year: report

Published on Mar 6, 2014 6:50 PM

MEDIA and property company Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) paid the highest yield among large and medium-sized stocks over the past year, a new report has shown.

The payout of 9.7 per cent for the 12 months ended March 5 was boosted by a special dividend from the successful listing of SPH Reit.

SPH had paid a final dividend of 15 cents per share for the 2013 financial year, and an interim dividend of seven cents.

On top of these, there was a special dividend in relation to the listing of SPH Reit of 18 cents, to take the total dividend payout for the financial year to 40 cents.

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