Third Quarter Financial Year 2012 (3Q FY2012) Singapore Exchange reports $78 million profit

Third Quarter Financial Year 2012 (3Q FY2012) Singapore Exchange reports $78 million profit

17/04/2012

  • Revenue: $163.6 million ($168.8 million in 3Q FY2011)
  • EBITDA: $102.8 million ($103.4 million) and Net Profit: $77.8 million ($67.0 million)
  • Earnings per share: 7.3 cents (6.3 cents)
  • Interim Dividend per share: 4.0 cents (4.0 cents)

All figures are for the quarter except for figures in brackets which are for a year earlier unless otherwise stated

SGX recorded revenue of $163.6 million ($168.8 million), net profit of $77.8 million ($67.0 million) and earnings per share (EPS) of 7.3 cents (6.3 cents) in 3Q FY2012. This brings SGX’s net profit to $230.7 million for the nine months ended 31 March 2012 (YTD), 7% higher than last financial year’s $215.4 million. The Board of Directors has declared an interim dividend of 4.0 cents (4.0 cents) per share, payable on 16 May 2012.

Mr Magnus Bocker, SGX CEO, said, "We reported a net profit of $78 million in the third quarter on
improved Securities and Derivatives activities and continued cost discipline. Our efforts to grow our
non-Securities businesses continue to bear fruit. SGX is on track to be the first Asian exchange to
launch hubs in Chicago and London to conveniently and cost-effectively connect global investors
to SGX markets. These hubs will be available along with exchange-hosted pre trade risk controls
for the derivatives market."

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