Banks

My Review of Hong Leong Finance’s Past Years’ Performances

Singapore-based financial institution Hong Leong Finance Limited (SGX:S41) was the first company I’ve added to my long-term investment portfolio back in August 2019. In this post, you’ll find my review of the company’s performance recorded in the past 9 years (between FY2012 and FY2020), along with its dividend payout made to its shareholders in the same time period. On top of that, you’ll also learn about why I did not bring down my average invested price for the company (despite it currently trading at 6% below my invested price at the time of writing), and also my outlook for it in the coming financial year ahead…

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United Overseas Bank Limited – Why I Invested in the Bank Back in March 2020

United Overseas Bank, or UOB for short (SGX:U11) was the third Singapore-listed bank I’ve added to my long-term investment portfolio back in March 2020. In this post, you’ll read about reasons why I’ve made the investment decision back then (by looking at its key financial performance, statistics, along with its dividend payout over the years), and also my outlook for the bank in the year ahead…

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How has DBS Group Holdings Performed over the Past 9 Financial Years?

I added Singapore’s biggest local bank in DBS Group Holdings Limited (SGX:D05) to my long-term investment portfolio in March last year (before the worsening Covid-19 situation sent its share price plunging shortly after.) In today’s post, you’ll read about reasons for my investment decision, by looking at its key financial performance and statistics, along with its dividend payouts over the past 9 years, on top of my outlook for the bank in the coming year ahead…

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A Lookback at OCBC’s Performance over the Last 9 Years (between FY2012 and FY2020)

Singapore’s longest established bank in Overseas-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (SGX:O39) was one of my first additions when I embarked on building a long-term investment portfolio back in 2019. As it has been more than 2 years since my investment, I thought it’s timely for me to do a review on the bank’s performance over the years to find out whether or not it has continued to remain resilient, and also once again share with you reasons why I’ve made the investment decision on the bank in the first place…

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DBS vs. UOB. vs. OCBC – Which Singapore-Listed Bank has Best ‘Report Card’ for Q3 FY2021?

Every quarter, after the 3 Singapore-listed banks have released their latest set of results, I will put them side-by-side to find out which of them had the best set of results. At the same time, I will also find out which bank is currently the ‘cheapest’, based on their valuations at the time of writing. This quarter is no different – in this post, you’ll find out which of the Singapore-listed bank displayed the strongest growth in terms of its financial performance and ratio for the third quarter of FY2020. On top of that, you’ll also learn about which bank is currently the ‘cheapest’ (as well as which is the most ‘expensive’…)

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DBS Group Holdings’ Q3 FY2021 Business Updates – What You Need to Know

DBS Group Holdings Limited, or DBS (SGX:D05) is the third and final Singapore-listed bank to post its business updates for the third quarter of the financial year 2021 before market hours last Friday (05 November 2021.) In this post, you will find a summary of the bank’s latest performance – in terms of the key financial figures and ratios reported. You’ll also read about my thoughts about its latest business update, along with my outlook ahead…

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What You Need to Know about Overseas-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited’s Third Quarter Business Update for FY2021

Singapore’s longest established bank, Overseas-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited, or OCBC (SGX:O39), is another bank to have made available its business updates for the third quarter of FY2021 ended 30 September 2021 before market hours last Wednesday (03 November 2021.) In this post, you’ll read about key aspects about its latest financial figures and ratios to take note of…

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My Analysis of United Overseas Bank Limited’s Q3 FY2021 Business Update

United Overseas Bank, or UOB (SGX:U11) reported its business updates for the third quarter of the financial year 2021 ended 30 September 2021 before market hours last Wednesday (03 November 2021.) As a shareholder of the Singapore bank, I studied the documents posted and in this post, you will read about my analysis of the bank’s key financial performance figures, key financial ratios, as well as my thoughts about its latest set of results and outlook ahead…

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My Review of Hong Leong Finance’s 1H FY2021 Results

Singapore’s biggest finance company in Hong Leong Finance (SGX:S41), which is a company I have invested in, released its financial results for the first half of the financial year 2021 ended 30 June 2021 after market hours yesterday (05 August 2021.) I have gone through its latest set of results and, in this post, you will find my review (and thoughts) about its latest set of financial statistics and interim dividend payout declared…

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Which Bank Displayed the Most Resilient Set of 1H FY2021 Results, and Currently the ‘Cheapest’?

Now that all the 3 Singapore-listed banks (in DBS, UOB, and OCBC) have released its results for the first half of the financial year 2021, just like in the previous quarters, I have put their financial results, key financial ratios, and dividend payouts side-by-side and compare (in terms of their percentage improvement or decline), which bank had the most resilient set of results. Not only that, I have also put their current valuations (based on their current share prices at the time of writing) to find out which bank is currently the ‘cheapest’, and which is the most ‘expensive’…

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