Singapore Stocks Watch: SINGAPORE stocks opened lower on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index slipping 0.11 percent or 3.68 focuses to 3,268.67 as at 9.01am.
Gainers and failures were equitably coordinated, with 48 securities up to 46 down after 23.5 million securities worth S$48.9 million changed hands.
Among the most vigorously exchanged by volume, Oceanus Group withdrew 25 percent or S$0.001 to S$0.003 with 2.7 million offers exchanged. Mapletree Commercial Trust increased 0.6 percent or S$0.01 to S$1.77 with 2.2 million offers exchanged.
Dynamic file stocks included DBS Group Holdings, up 0.2 percent or S$0.05 to S$25.23; and United Overseas Bank, up 0.4 percent or S$0.10 to S$25.49..
ISEC Healthcare Q4 benefit up 10%; proclaims extraordinary profit of 0.98 S penny/share
ISEC Healthcare revealed a 10 percent ascend in final quarter net benefit to S$2.3 million from S$2.1 million in the year-prior period on solid interest for its master eye care administrations.
Income came in at S$10.5 million for the three months finished Dec 31, up 10 percent from S$9.5 million every year back.
Income per share (EPS) additionally climbed 10 percent to 0.45 Singapore penny from 0.41 Singapore penny already.
For the entire year, profit rose six percent to S$8.4 million from S$7.9 million per year back as income climbed nine percent to S$40.44 million from S$36.98 million. EPS came in at 1.63 Singapore pennies, up seven percent from 1.53 Singapore pennies a year back.
The organization reported a last profit of 0.78 Singapore penny per standard offer and a proposed extraordinary profit of 0.98 Singapore penny per conventional offer for FY2018.
The profits are liable to investor endorsement amid the organization’s 2019 yearly broad gathering on April 24, and will be paid out on May 10.
As at 9.13am on Tuesday, Isec shares changed hands at S$0.295, up two Singapore pennies.
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