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Producer Manufacturing

Keppel Corp. Ltd.

Company Background

Keppel Corp.'s main pillars are energy-related infrastructure building and real estate development. Wholly owned subsidiary Keppel Offshore & Marine is one of the world's major builders and repairers of offshore oil rigs. It boasts a global network of 20 yards and offices. Another subsidiary, Keppel Land, develops office and residential complexes in Singapore. It is responsible for major projects like the Marina Bay Financial Center. It has been expanding its overseas portfolio, with a focus on China as well as emerging markets like Vietnam and Indonesia.

Keppel Corp. was incorporated as Keppel Shipyard in 1968. It diversified during the 1970s and 1980s, venturing into property development and expanding overseas. Keppel in 1997 participated in establishing M1, one of the city-state's big mobile network operators. It is currently one of M1's largest minority shareholders. Temasek Holdings, a Singapore sovereign wealth fund, is the current largest minority shareholder of Keppel Corp. Loh Chin Hua, who became the company's CEO in January, has over 25 years of experience in real estate and fund management, including with Government of Singapore Investment Corp., another Singapore sovereign wealth fund, and Prudential Investment.

Business Summary

Keppel Corp. Ltd. is an investment holding and management company, which engages in the provision of offshore and marine engineering and construction services. It operates through the following segments: Offshore & Marine, Infrastructure, Property, and Investments. The Offshore & Marine segment includes offshore rig design, construction, repair and upgrading, ship conversions, repair, and specialized shipbuilding. The Infrastructure segment comprises of environmental engineering, power generation, logistics, and data centers businesses. The Property segment covers property development, investment, and fund management services. The Investments segment consists mainly of interest in investment holding companies. The company was founded on August 3, 1968 and is headquartered in Singapore.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2018 SGDUSD
Gross Profit623.81M462.32M
Operating income230.43M170.78M
Income before tax1,018.37M754.74M
Net income943.82M699.49M
Diluted EPS0.510.38
Dividends Per Share0.250.18
Total Assets26,606.32M19,520.41M
Total liabilities15,019.18M11,019.21M
Total equity11,278.21M8,274.54M
Operating cash flow411.57M305.02M
Currency in SGDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 13,282.97M 10,296.47M 6,767.26M 5,963.77M 5,964.78M
Gross Profit 2,040.25M 1,453.08M 1,171.34M 785.61M 623.81M
Operating income 2,040.25M 1,453.08M 969.52M 408.08M 230.43M
Income before tax 2,888.61M 1,997.39M 1,054.92M 150.89M 1,018.37M
Net income 1,884.79M 1,524.62M 783.92M 196.02M 943.82M
EBITDA 2,305.38M 1,673.12M 1,206.00M 620.46M 412.82M
Diluted EPS 1.02 0.83 0.42 0.10 0.51
Dividends Per Share 0.48 0.34 0.20 0.22 0.25
Total Assets 31,648.07M 28,957.65M 29,267.48M 28,685.60M 26,606.32M
Total liabilities 16,920.43M 17,031.79M 16,933.84M 16,712.64M 15,019.18M
Total equity 10,380.76M 11,095.66M 11,658.94M 11,442.73M 11,278.21M
Operating cash flow 415.11M -354.47M 746.15M 1,490.70M 411.57M
 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 10,483.88M 7,486.93M 4,901.51M 4,320.07M 4,420.63M
Gross Profit 1,610.31M 1,056.59M 848.40M 569.09M 462.32M
Operating income 1,610.31M 1,056.59M 702.22M 295.60M 170.78M
Income before tax 2,279.90M 1,452.37M 764.07M 109.30M 754.74M
Net income 1,487.61M 1,108.60M 567.79M 141.99M 699.49M
EBITDA 1,819.57M 1,216.59M 873.50M 449.45M 305.95M
Diluted EPS 0.81 0.60 0.31 0.07 0.38
Dividends Per Share 0.37 0.24 0.14 0.15 0.18
Total Assets 23,883.54M 20,412.12M 20,258.52M 21,464.82M 19,520.41M
Total liabilities 12,769.17M 12,005.63M 11,721.35M 12,505.71M 11,019.21M
Total equity 7,833.94M 7,821.28M 8,070.15M 8,562.35M 8,274.54M
Operating cash flow 327.64M -257.75M 540.43M 1,079.84M 305.02M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2018
Operating margin3.86%
Profit margin15.82%

Key executives

  • Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director: Chin Hua Loh
  • Chief Financial Officer: Hon Chew Chan
  • General Manager-Group Information Systems: Jacob Tong
  • General Manager-Risk & Compliance: Kevin Chng
  • Director-Group Corporate Development: Joo Ling Lim


  • Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd. (Investment Company) (21.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.3%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.4%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.1%)
  • Aberdeen Standard Investments (Asia) Ltd. (1.1%)
  • Schroder Investment Management Ltd. (1.0%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.7%)
  • JPMorgan Asset Management (Singapore) Ltd. (0.4%)
  • Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd. (0.3%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: No. 18-01, Keppel Bay Tower, 1 HarbourFront Avenue, Singapore, 098632, Singapore
  • Phone: +65.6270.6666

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Last Updated on 6 Dec, 2019

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