(Nov 4): Electrical and electronic component manufacturers listed on the Singapore Exchange are benefiting from what some market watchers are calling a semiconductor supercycle, which has already propelled earnings at technology giants such as Samsung Electronics Co to new highs. Counters such as Micro-Mechanics (Holdings), Tai Sin Electric, Venture Corp, Memtech International and Spindex Industries have paid steady or even growing dividends in recent years. For instance, Spindex paid three cents a share for FY2017 ended June, its highest payout since going public.

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