Annual public service announcement! 🙂

Dividends for ABF Singapore Bond Index Fund and SPDR STI ETF (1H) for 2019 are declared. SGX is one of the best source of dividends information and I’ll re-post it here, for your convenience especially if you’re holding it.

ABF Singapore Bond Index Fund (A35)

I had forgotten to post this earlier this year, oops. For your information, the dividends for ABF Singapore Bond Index Fund is/was :

  1. 2015 – S$0.0305
  2. 2016 – S$0.0265
  3. 2017 – S$0.0214
  4. 2018 – S$0.0261
  5. 2019 – S$0.0262 (2.24% based on 31-Dec-2018 closing price of $1.169)

For the 2019 payout, do note the following –

  • Ex-Date : 02 Jan 2019
  • Payment Date : 15 Jan 2019

To get such information yourself from SGX, just go to their official website : Securities > Company Information > Corporate Action. In the company name search box, just type in ABF etc and you should be able to see the entity you’re interested in.

SPDR STI ETF (ES3)

Again, the biannual dividends for first-half payout of SPDR STI ETF is/was :

  1. 2013 – S$0.040
  2. 2014 – S$0.043
  3. 2015 – S$0.048
  4. 2016 – S$0.051
  5. 2017 – S$0.053
  6. 2018 – S$0.053
  7. 2019 – S$0.056 (1.73% based on 01-Feb-2019 closing price of $3.24)

For the 2019 payout, do note the following –

  • Ex-Date : 04 Feb 2019
  • Payment Date : 21 Feb 2019

Same steps as stated earlier to search for STI ETF dividends and basically any other stocks or ETFs you hold. Happy Chinese New year – kaaaachiiiiiing!

Update : Added the % after FPL mentioned it in the comments