Keppel DC REIT declared DPU of 7.61 cents for FY 2019, 4.0% higher than FY 2018’s 7.32 cents.
Excluding the impact of the pro-rata preferential offering in October 2019, DPU for FY 2019 would have been higher at 7.71 cents, a 5.3% increase from FY 2018’s DPU of 7.32 cents.
The REIT has delivered distributable income of SGD31.5 million for 4Q 2019, 20.4% higher than 4Q 2018’s $26.1 million.
Keppel DC REIT has attributed this mainly to the acquisitions of Keppel DC Singapore 4 and DC1, which were completed in 4Q 2019.
Distributable income for FY 2019 was also higher at SGD113.2 million, an increase of 17.8% from FY 2018’s SGD96.1 million.
This was also supported by the new acquisitions as well as full year contributions from Keppel DC Singapore 5 and maincubes Data Centre in Offenbach am Main, Germany.
The REIT’s leverage for the quarter was at 30.7%.
Keppel DC REIT was last done on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) at SGD2.25.