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great eastern holdings ltd (GE) Snapshot

Open
$22.78
Previous Close
$22.70
Day High
$22.97
Day Low
$22.77
52 Week High
07/4/14 - $23.50
52 Week Low
08/28/13 - $16.14
Market Cap
10.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
22.9K
EPS TTM
$1.96
Shares Outstanding
473.3M
EX-Date
08/19/14
P/E TM
11.7x
Dividend
$0.50
Dividend Yield
2.40%
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great eastern holdings ltd (GE) Details

Great Eastern Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, provides various insurance products and financial advisory services in Singapore, Malaysia, and other Asian countries. It operates through Life Assurance, General Assurance, and Shareholders segments. The Life Assurance segment provides life, long-term health and accident, annuity, and unit-linked insurance products. The General Assurance segment offers short term property and casualty products, including fire or burglary insurance contracts and/or business interruption contracts, and public liability insurance contracts; and short term medical and personal accident general insurance products. The Shareholders segment provides fund management services for absolute return/balanced mandates; and manages various products, including Asia Pacific equities, and Asian and global fixed income securities portfolios for Singapore statutory boards, government-linked corporations, public and private companies, insurance companies, and charity organizations. Great Eastern Holdings Limited is also involved in the property development and investment activities; and family Takaful business activities. The company was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Singapore. Great Eastern Holdings Limited is a subsidiary of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited.

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great eastern holdings ltd (GE) Key Developments

Oversea-Chinese Banking And Great Eastern To Conduct Exclusive Discussions With Charoen For Sale In United Engineers And WBL

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (SGX:O39) (OCBC) and Great Eastern Holdings Limited (SGX:G07) (GEH) entered into an exclusivity agreement with Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi and Khunying Wanna Sirivadhanabhakdi, whereby Charoen and Khunying may or may not offer to acquire stakes in United Engineers Limited (SGX:U04) and WBL Corporation Limited. OCBC and GEH will enter into discussions on an exclusive basis with Charoen and Khunying in relation to the possible transaction. The period of exclusivity will commence from August 26, 2014 and will expire on the date falling six weeks from the date that due diligence access on the United Engineers group of companies is granted to Charoen and Khunying and its representatives/advisors by the Board of Directors of United Engineers.

Great Eastern Holdings Limited Announces Unaudited Group Earnings Results of for the Second Quarter and Half Year Ended June 30, 2014

Great Eastern Holdings Limited announced unaudited group earnings results of for the second quarter and half year ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported profit from insurance business of SGD 228.8 million against SGD 15.2 million a year ago. Profit from investments in shareholders fund was SGD 41.9 million against SGD 34.1 million a year ago. Profit before income tax was SGD 266.4 million against SGD 43.2 million a year ago. Profit after income tax was SGD 246.9 million against SGD 20.6 million a year ago. Profit attributable to shareholders was SGD 244.6 million or SGD 0.52 per basic and diluted share against SGD 18.6 million or SGD 0.04 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Return on equity was 4.6% against 0.6% a year ago. Net cash flows from operating activities was SGD 311.4 million against net cash flows used in operating activities of SGD 495.1 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment and investment properties was SGD 10.1 million against SGD 13.8 million a year ago. The group's profit attributable to shareholders in second quarter of 2014 increased largely a result of the significantly higher unrealized mark-to-market gains in the insurance business brought about by more favorable financial market conditions. For the six months, the company reported profit from insurance business of SGD 420.9 million against SGD 200.1 million a year ago. Profit from investments in shareholders fund was SGD 111.5 million against SGD 88.5 million a year ago. Profit before income tax was SGD 524.1 million against SGD 278.4 million a year ago. Profit after income tax was SGD 480.4 million against SGD 230.1 million a year ago. Profit attributable to shareholders was SGD 476.2 million or SGD 1.01 per basic and diluted share against SGD 226.1 million or SGD 0.48 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Return on equity was 9.1% against 4.8% a year ago. Net cash flows from operating activities was SGD 441.2 million against net cash flows used in operating activities of SGD 281.2 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment and investment properties was SGD 25.6 million against SGD 26.7 million a year ago. The group's profit attributable to shareholders in the six months of 2014 increased largely a result of the significantly higher unrealized mark-to-market gains in the insurance business brought about by more favorable financial market conditions.

Great Eastern Holdings Limited Declares Interim Dividend for the Financial Year Ending December 31, 2014, Payable on September 3, 2014

Great Eastern Holdings Limited announced that the Board of Directors to declare an interim tax exempt (one-tier) dividend of 10 cents per ordinary share in respect of the financial year ending December 31, 2014, to be paid on September 3, 2014 compared to 10 cents per ordinary share a year ago.

 

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