Mapletree Commercial Trust DPU Increases For 3Q FY17/18

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If you have followed my blog, you will know that I increased my stake in Mapletree Commercial Trust to 12% of my stock portfolio last year.

As Mapletree Commercial Trust has released their third quarter FY17/18 financial results recently, I am writing this post to do a quick check on overall performance. Overall, I am very pleased with their financial results especially that they have achieved a DPU growth of 0.9%. The manager reported higher revenue due to higher contribution from VivoCity and Mapletree Business City I (“MBC I”).

Here are the 3QFY17/18 financial results compared with 3QFY16/17. Read More

Why I Bought Into Mapletree Commercial Trust

Recently, I mentioned that I have sold off SoilBuild Business Space REIT and reinvested the cash into another stock. One of the stock is Mapletree Commercial Trust. If you notice, I already own Mapletree Commercial Trust in my stock portfolio. I am only increasing my stake on it.

Why did I buy into Mapletree Commercial Trust? One of the reason is the excellent 2Q FY17/18 financial results that Mapletree Commercial Trust has released recently. While other REITs suffer from either flat DPU or declining DPU, Mapletree Commercial Trust achieved a DPU increase of 9.3%! Read More

One Important Thing to Do When You Buy REITS

Email Alert

One of the blunder I made recently was that I did not subscribe for Mapletree Commercial Trust Preferential Offering. It was not intentional. I missed the announcement!

The Consequences

The consequence of missing out the offering was the dilution of Mapletree Commercial Trust in my stock portfolio. I conclude that the most important thing when you buy REITs is to subscribe to the investor alerts or mailing list. I realize i did not subscribe to any email alerts for the list of REITs in my stock portfolio. Read More