Differences between Scrip Dividend Scheme (SDS) and Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP)

Most recently, I elaborated on understanding the Scrip Dividend Scheme better and shared my choices for the Dividend Reinvestment Plan — OCBC Bank (O39) and CapitaLand Retail China Trust (AU8U). I had erred on the later, it should be corrected as Scrip Dividend Scheme (SDS), and not Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP). SDS and DRIP look the same,Continue reading “Differences between Scrip Dividend Scheme (SDS) and Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP)”

Importance of understanding Level of Ownership – Subsidiary, Associate and Joint Venture

Following up from my previous thoughts on why we, as investors, should care about Shareholding statistics of your vested company (which is upstream), it is important also to know the level of ownership your vested company has in other companies (which is downstream). The main objective to investment in other companies is to derive positiveContinue reading “Importance of understanding Level of Ownership – Subsidiary, Associate and Joint Venture”

Shareholding statistics — why should you as an investor care?

As shareholders, we would have seen this section on “Shareholding statistics” or “Unitholding statistics” in the final pages of any company’s annual report. Generally it shows the number of shareholders, the breakdown of their size of shareholdings and sometimes additional information on location breakdown of shareholders, percentage of publicly / privately-held shares, number of treasuryContinue reading “Shareholding statistics — why should you as an investor care?”

Regular Savings Plan Update – August 2020

Monthly Allocation for 19 August 2020 as follows , with a $100 investment amount Counter Quantity Price Investment Amount OCBC Bank (O39) 10 $8.875 $88.75 Total $88.75 Average Price of existing Portfolio counters Counter Total Shares Avg Price OCBC Bank (O39) 449 $10.2657 SIA (C6L) 645 $8.6553

Understanding Scrip Dividend Scheme better

Previously I shared my choice on the Dividend Reinvestment Plan for OCBC Bank (O39) and CapitaLand Retail China Trust (AU8U) Scrip dividend scheme or otherwise Distribution Reinvestment Plan (DRP) allows shareholders to opt for dividend payout in the form of shares in lieu of of cash. Existing shareholders could increase their shareholding over time without incurringContinue reading “Understanding Scrip Dividend Scheme better”