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Finance

Hong Leong Financial Group Bhd.

  • 16.68 MYR
  • +0.04
  • +0.24%
  • Malaysia
    Aug 21, 2019
  • Ticker
    KLS(1082)
  • Prev. close
    16.64
  • Market cap (MYR)
    19,094.68M
  • Market cap (USD)
    4,570.84M
  • Shares
    1,147.51M

Company Background

Hong Leong Financial Group is the holding company of the group's banking and financial services.

The group is part of the Hong Leong conglomerate, which runs businesses in Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam and the U.K. Its interests are in manufacturing, property development, leisure and investments.

In Malaysia, it operates midsize Hong Leong Bank, which acquired EON Bank in 2011. The company's Carsem Semiconductor business is one of the largest contract assemblers in the world, with plants in Malaysia and China. The group also owns Southern Steel, a leading steelmaker, and the Singapore-listed GuocoLeisure, which manages hotels under the Thistle brand in the U.K. and Malaysia. The company also has casinos in the U.K., notably the high-end Clermont Club.

The group's chairman is Quek Leng Chan, an ethnic Chinese and trained lawyer. His cousin Kwek Leng Beng is the chairman of Hong Leong Finance, Singapore's largest finance company.

Business Summary

Hong Leong Financial Group Bhd. is an investment holding company, which engages in the provision of banking and financial services. It operates through the following segments: Commercial Banking, Investment Banking and Asset Management, Insurance, and Other Operations. The Commercial Banking segment involves the commercial banking business. The Investment Banking segment focuses on investment banking; futures and stock broking; and fund and unit trust management. The Insurance and Asset Management segment offers life and general insurance; and takaful businesses. The Other Operations segment focuses on investment holding and provision of management services. The company was founded on September 6, 1968 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Financial Highlights

Jun 2018 MYRUSD
Revenue8,913.64M2,187.28M
Gross Profit----
Operating income3,008.14M738.15M
Income before tax3,578.58M878.13M
Net income1,907.44M468.06M
EBITDA----
Diluted EPS1.660.40
Dividends Per Share0.400.09
Total Assets229,537.94M56,823.35M
Total liabilities202,858.22M50,218.64M
Total equity17,804.44M4,407.58M
Operating cash flow6,967.29M1,709.68M
Currency in MYRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Jun 2014Jun 2015Jun 2016Jun 2017Jun 2018
Revenue 7,844.97M 8,088.40M 8,436.42M 8,447.33M 8,913.64M
Gross Profit -- -- -- -- --
Operating income 2,534.24M 2,539.46M 2,208.66M 2,650.67M 3,008.14M
Income before tax 3,009.22M 3,023.28M 2,565.03M 3,089.94M 3,578.58M
Net income 1,706.87M 1,620.74M 1,358.89M 1,506.76M 1,907.44M
EBITDA -- -- -- -- --
Diluted EPS 1.59 1.51 1.23 1.31 1.66
Dividends Per Share 0.37 0.37 0.38 0.38 0.40
Total Assets 190,371.87M 202,662.55M 210,611.02M 219,067.35M 229,537.94M
Total liabilities 173,367.14M 183,198.25M 187,433.86M 194,034.84M 202,858.22M
Total equity 11,474.48M 13,111.02M 15,341.13M 16,608.93M 17,804.44M
Operating cash flow 4,554.54M 3,056.72M 2,044.01M 6,699.65M 6,967.29M
 Jun 2014Jun 2015Jun 2016Jun 2017Jun 2018
Revenue 2,417.64M 2,340.59M 2,040.51M 1,971.26M 2,187.28M
Gross Profit -- -- -- -- --
Operating income 780.99M 734.86M 534.20M 618.55M 738.15M
Income before tax 927.37M 874.86M 620.40M 721.06M 878.13M
Net income 526.02M 469.00M 328.67M 351.61M 468.06M
EBITDA -- -- -- -- --
Diluted EPS 0.49 0.43 0.29 0.30 0.40
Dividends Per Share 0.11 0.10 0.09 0.08 0.09
Total Assets 59,287.41M 53,713.90M 52,241.35M 51,033.12M 56,823.35M
Total liabilities 53,991.63M 48,555.06M 46,492.34M 45,201.64M 50,218.64M
Total equity 3,573.49M 3,474.96M 3,805.31M 3,869.15M 4,407.58M
Operating cash flow 1,403.60M 884.54M 494.38M 1,563.42M 1,709.68M

Valuation Measures

Jun 2018
PER10.79
ROA0.85%
ROE11.08%
Operating margin33.74%
Profit margin21.39%

Key executives

  • President, CEO & Non-Independent Director: Kong Khoon Tan
  • Group Chief Financial Officer: Seong Aun Chew
  • Group Financial Controller: Hock Beng Tan
  • Secretary: Tiong Jie Lee

Shareholders

  • Hong Leong Company (Malaysia) Bhd. (51.9%)
  • Guoco Group Ltd. (25.3%)
  • Employees Provident Fund (1.9%)
  • ING Groep NV (1.8%)
  • The Bank of Nova Scotia (1.3%)
  • QUEK LENG CHAN (1.0%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (0.7%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (0.6%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.4%)
  • BIN SULAIMAN KHALID AHMAD (0.4%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.hlfg.com.my
  • Address: Level 30, Menara Hong Leong, No. 6, Jalan Damanlela, Kuala Lumpur, 50490, Malaysia
  • Phone: +60.3.2080.9888

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  • Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad
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  • Hong Leong Equities Hong Kong Ltd.
  • Hong Leong Equities Sdn. Bhd.
  • Hong Leong Bank Bhd.

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