Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel)

Investing ideas

Singtel posts record lowest earnings in FY2020; cuts dividend payout due to Covid-19 worries

SINGAPORE (June 5): Singtel’s shareholders, having gotten used to the telco’s relatively generous dividends over the years, received an unexpected piece of news when its latest results were announc

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Singtel issues $1.05 bil 10-year notes with 1.875% p.a. coupon

SINGAPORE (June 4): Singapore Telecommunications says subsidiary Singtel Group Treasury (SGT) on Wednesday issued US$750 million ($1.05 billion) worth of 10-year notes, guaranteed by Singtel.

Results

Singtel posts 26% fall in 4Q20 earnings; FY20 earnings plunge 65% to $1.08 bil on Airtel’s exceptional charges

SINGAPORE (May 28): Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel)’s earnings or net profit fell 26% to $574 million for the 4Q20 ended March, from $773 million a year ago, on the back of a net exceptional

Broker's Calls

What to expect in SingTel's upcoming results release

SINGAPORE (May 18): SingTel is about to release its 4Q20 results next week and CGS-CIMB is forecasting core net profit of $620 million to $640 million, or 8-11% lower y-o-y, mainly due to Optus and

Company in the news

Singtel grabs $4.17 billion credit lifeline

SINGAPORE (Apr 24): Amid cash flow pressure from the Covid-19 pandemic, Singtel Group announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Singtel Group Treasury, and Australia-based Optus Finance,

Broker's Calls

'Buy' Singtel as expectations of lower earnings, revenue, dividend cut are priced in: RHB

SINGAPORE (April 24): Despite expectations of lower earnings and revenue, as well as a dividend cut, RHB Securities has recommended investors to accumulate shares of Singapore Telecommunications (S

Company in the news

Singtel bets on associates' track record to fulfil digital banking dreams

SINGAPORE (Apr 3): Come middle of this year, telcos in Singapore will find out the results of the 5G mobile spectrum auction.

Investing ideas

Analysts stay positive on incumbent telcos even as TPG rolls out commercial launch

SINGAPORE (Apr 1): TPG Telecom on March 31 rolled out its long-awaited commercial launch, unveiling a SIM-only plan at $10 a month for 50GB of data.

Broker's Calls

Are telcos a good call amid uncertainties from Covid-19 impact?

SINGAPORE (Mar 26): DBS Group Research has “buy” calls on all three local telecommunication sector stocks.

Budget 2020

Singapore leans more heavily on returns from GIC, MAS, Temasek

SINGAPORE (Feb 21): The net investment returns contri­bution (NIRC) is expected to be the single largest contributor to Sin­gapore’s coffers this year under Budget 2020.

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