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The Weekly Nibble: A Singapore Blue-Chip Focus

Sudhan P.

Here are some of the trending articles that have appeared on The Motley Fool Singapore’s website for the week.

Is Singapore Telecommunications Limited a Buying Opportunity After Falling 16%?

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX: Z74) is one of the major telcos in Singapore providing a wide range of services. It is also part of the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI) and is thus known as a blue-chip share.

Singtel’s shares have not done well in recent times. At a share price of S$2.99 on 5 March 2019, it was languishing at around 6% above its 52-week intraday low price of S$2.83. Was Singtel a value investment at that low price? You can check out Lawrence Nga’s article to find out more.

Institutional Investors Were Buying These 3 Blue-Chip Shares Recently

Here, Lawrence looked at three blue-chip shares that saw the highest net purchase in dollar value by institutional investors for the week ended 22 February 2019. Companies covered in the article include Keppel Corporation Limited (SGX: BN4), Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX: S68), and SATS Ltd (SGX: S58).

5 Blue-Chip Shares That Have Raised Their Dividends In 2018

In this two-part series, I examined five blue-chip shares that have managed to increase their dividends for the financial year ended 31 December 2018.

Companies discussed in both the articles are ComfortDelGro Corporation Ltd (SGX: C52), DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX: D05), Hongkong Land Holdings Limited (SGX: H78), Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Limited (SGX: O39), and United Overseas Bank Ltd (SGX: U11). In fact, Keppel Corporation, which was bought by institutional investors towards end-February 2019, was another blue-chip stock that raised its dividend for 2018.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. The Motley Fool Singapore has recommended shares of Singapore Exchange Limited, SATS Ltd, DBS Group Holdings Ltd, Hongkong Land Holdings Limited, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Limited and United Overseas Bank Ltd. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Sudhan P owns shares in Singapore Exchange Limited, SATS Ltd and Hongkong Land Holdings Limited.

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