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Communications

Maxis Bhd.

  • 5.63 MYR
  • -0.02
  • -0.35%
  • Malaysia
    Sep 18, 2019
  • Ticker
    KLS(6012)
  • Prev. close
    5.65
  • Market cap (MYR)
    44,185.82M
  • Market cap (USD)
    10,560.65M
  • Shares
    7,820.49M

Company Background

Established in 1995, Maxis was one of the first mobile communications providers in Malaysia.

The company is constantly revamping its business model and was one of the first operators to introduce 4G services in 2013. Its 4G service reaches 15% of the Malaysian population, making Maxis a market leader in this area.

Maxis also offers cloud computing to small and medium businesses. The company's 2G and 3G networks cover 95% and 83% of the Malaysian population respectively.

Maxis' CEO is Norwegian Morten Lundal, former CEO of DiGi.Com, another Malaysian telecommunications company. He was also a top executive at Vodafone, the U.K.'s leading mobile phone company.

Maxis is more than 60% controlled by Usaha Tegas, a private investment arm of Malaysian billionaire Ananda Krishnan.

Business Summary

Maxis Bhd. is an investment holding company, which engages in the provision integrated telecommunication services. It offers postpaid, prepaid, phones, and broadband. The company was founded on August 7, 2009 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2018 MYRUSD
Revenue9,192.43M2,277.96M
Gross Profit2,896.33M717.73M
Operating income2,506.47M621.12M
Income before tax2,368.72M586.98M
Net income1,779.71M441.02M
EBITDA3,586.95M888.87M
Diluted EPS0.220.05
Dividends Per Share0.200.04
Total Assets20,287.58M4,909.27M
Total liabilities13,137.85M3,179.15M
Total equity7,149.73M1,730.12M
Operating cash flow2,943.79M729.49M
Currency in MYRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 8,388.50M 8,600.57M 8,611.79M 9,419.29M 9,192.43M
Gross Profit 5,417.56M 5,579.54M 5,532.45M 3,350.60M 2,896.33M
Operating income 3,015.44M 2,888.34M 2,982.38M 2,947.22M 2,506.47M
Income before tax 2,436.02M 2,460.59M 2,736.83M 2,878.42M 2,368.72M
Net income 1,717.44M 1,738.95M 2,013.16M 2,180.04M 1,779.71M
EBITDA 4,435.28M 4,337.33M 4,430.29M 3,996.56M 3,586.95M
Diluted EPS 0.22 0.23 0.26 0.28 0.22
Dividends Per Share 0.40 0.20 0.20 0.20 0.20
Total Assets 18,438.54M 19,357.72M 20,005.16M 19,514.01M 20,287.58M
Total liabilities 13,700.78M 15,137.20M 15,284.26M 12,567.99M 13,137.85M
Total equity 4,715.40M 4,190.01M 4,720.89M 6,946.01M 7,149.73M
Operating cash flow 3,715.72M 3,612.78M 2,614.72M 2,964.19M 2,943.79M
 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 2,563.70M 2,199.81M 2,078.78M 2,190.77M 2,277.96M
Gross Profit 1,655.72M 1,427.11M 1,335.46M 779.29M 717.73M
Operating income 921.58M 738.76M 719.91M 685.47M 621.12M
Income before tax 744.50M 629.35M 660.63M 669.47M 586.98M
Net income 524.88M 444.78M 485.95M 507.04M 441.02M
EBITDA 1,355.51M 1,109.38M 1,069.41M 929.53M 888.87M
Diluted EPS 0.06 0.05 0.06 0.06 0.05
Dividends Per Share 0.12 0.05 0.04 0.04 0.04
Total Assets 5,273.42M 4,508.61M 4,459.46M 4,821.84M 4,909.27M
Total liabilities 3,918.42M 3,525.61M 3,407.10M 3,105.50M 3,179.15M
Total equity 1,348.60M 975.89M 1,052.36M 1,716.33M 1,730.12M
Operating cash flow 1,135.60M 924.06M 631.16M 689.42M 729.49M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2018
PER23.48
ROA8.94%
ROE25.25%
Operating margin27.26%
Profit margin19.36%

Key executives

  • Chief Executive Officer: Gokhan Ogut
  • Chief Financial Officer: Norman Wayne Treeby
  • Chief Technology Officer: Morten Bangsgaard
  • Head-Consumer Business: Dushyanthan Vaithiyanathan
  • Head-Corporate Strategy: Rob Sewell

Shareholders

  • Binariang GSM Sdn. Bhd. (62.3%)
  • Employees Provident Fund (11.3%)
  • Permodalan Nasional Bhd. (10.3%)
  • Urusharta Jamaah Sdn. Bhd. (1.6%)
  • Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (1.3%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.2%)
  • Public Mutual Bhd. (1.1%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (0.7%)
  • Great Eastern Life Assurance Co. Ltd. (0.3%)
  • Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Ltd. (0.3%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.maxis.com.my
  • Address: Level 8, 11, 14 - 25, Menara Maxis, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, 50088, Malaysia
  • Phone: +60 3 2330 7000

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