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Process Industries

PETRONAS Chemicals Group Bhd.

  • 7.18 MYR
  • -0.10
  • -1.37%
  • Malaysia
    Aug 19, 2019
  • Ticker
    KLS(5183)
  • Prev. close
    7.28
  • Market cap (MYR)
    58,240M
  • Market cap (USD)
    13,943.10M
  • Shares
    8,000M

Company Background

Petronas Chemicals Group is a leading chemical producer in Southeast Asia. It has several plants in Malaysia and production capacity of more than 10 million metric tons a year. The company makes a variety of chemicals used in fertilizers and plastics, including olefins, polymers and methanol. Its products are sold in more than 30 countries, particularly in Asia-Pacific.

Petronas Chemicals is led by Chairman Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin, who is also a director of holding company, Petronas, the state-owned oil and gas company. Zulkiflee, a process engineer, joined Petronas in 1983.

Petronas Chemicals is one of Petronas' five listed subsidiaries. The parent company is not listed.

Business Summary

PETRONAS Chemicals Group Bhd. is an investment holding company, which engages in the manufacture, marketing, and sale of chemical products. It operates through the following segments: Olefins and Derivatives; Fertilizers and Methanol; and Others. The Olefins and Derivatives segment produces olefin and polymer which are used as basic feedstock to intermediate products including basic performance chemicals. The Fertilizers and Methanol segment includes methanol, nitrogen, phosphate, and compound fertilizers. The Others segment comprises of operations related to investment holding company and port services which provide product distribution infrastructure to the group. The company was founded on March 25, 1998 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2018 MYRUSD
Revenue19,576M4,851.09M
Gross Profit6,859M1,699.71M
Operating income5,312M1,316.35M
Income before tax5,542M1,373.35M
Net income4,979M1,233.83M
EBITDA6,946M1,721.27M
Diluted EPS0.620.15
Dividends Per Share0.320.07
Total Assets38,439M9,301.63M
Total liabilities7,265M1,758.01M
Total equity30,479M7,375.43M
Operating cash flow6,791M1,682.86M
Currency in MYRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 14,597M 13,536M 13,860M 17,407M 19,576M
Gross Profit 4,402M 4,518M 5,303M 6,366M 6,859M
Operating income 3,248M 3,339M 4,185M 4,996M 5,312M
Income before tax 3,385M 3,746M 4,093M 5,220M 5,542M
Net income 2,465M 2,782M 2,932M 4,177M 4,979M
EBITDA 4,512M 4,647M 5,543M 6,605M 6,946M
Diluted EPS 0.31 0.35 0.36 0.52 0.62
Dividends Per Share 0.16 0.18 0.19 0.27 0.32
Total Assets 29,391M 31,814M 32,840M 34,729M 38,439M
Total liabilities 4,914M 5,224M 4,527M 5,861M 7,265M
Total equity 22,722M 24,783M 27,042M 27,865M 30,479M
Operating cash flow 4,452M 4,488M 4,022M 5,409M 6,791M
 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 4,461.15M 3,462.18M 3,345.63M 4,048.59M 4,851.09M
Gross Profit 1,345.34M 1,155.59M 1,280.07M 1,480.63M 1,699.71M
Operating income 992.65M 854.03M 1,010.20M 1,161.99M 1,316.35M
Income before tax 1,034.52M 958.13M 987.99M 1,214.08M 1,373.35M
Net income 753.35M 711.56M 707.74M 971.50M 1,233.83M
EBITDA 1,378.96M 1,188.59M 1,338.01M 1,536.21M 1,721.27M
Diluted EPS 0.09 0.08 0.08 0.12 0.15
Dividends Per Share 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.06 0.07
Total Assets 8,405.83M 7,409.80M 7,320.55M 8,581.41M 9,301.63M
Total liabilities 1,405.40M 1,216.72M 1,009.13M 1,448.23M 1,758.01M
Total equity 6,498.49M 5,772.21M 6,028.08M 6,885.34M 7,375.43M
Operating cash flow 1,360.62M 1,147.92M 970.86M 1,258.04M 1,682.86M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2018
PER14.92
ROA13.60%
ROE17.06%
Operating margin27.13%
Profit margin25.43%

Key executives

  • CEO, MD & Non-Independent Executive Director: Sazali bin Hamzah
  • Chief Financial Officer: Rashidah binti Alias
  • Chief Innovation & Technology Officer: Ch'ng Guan How
  • Head-Corporate Affairs & Administration: Siti Azlina Abdul Latif
  • Head-Strategic Planning & Ventures: Akbar M. Thayoob

Shareholders

  • Government of Malaysia (64.3%)
  • Employees Provident Fund (7.5%)
  • Permodalan Nasional Bhd. (4.3%)
  • Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (2.5%)
  • Public Mutual Bhd. (1.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.2%)
  • Great Eastern Life Assurance Co. Ltd. (0.8%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (0.7%)
  • Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Ltd. (0.5%)
  • Lembaga Tabung Haji (0.5%)

Contact Details

Related Companies

  • PRPC Elastomers Sdn. Bhd.
  • PRPC Glycols Sdn. Bhd.
  • PETRONAS Chemicals Fertiliser Sabah Sdn. Bhd.
  • Petronas Ammonia Sdn. Bhd.
  • Styrene Monomer (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Vinyl Chloride (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Polypropylene Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
  • Petronas Chemicals LDPE Sdn. Bhd.
  • Asean Bintulu Fertiliser Sdn. Bhd.
  • Petronas Chemicals Polyethylene Sdn. Bhd.
  • Petrochem Middle East (India) Pvt Ltd.
  • Petronas Chemicals Aromatics Sdn. Bhd.
  • PETRONAS Chemicals Marketing Sdn. Bhd.
  • Petronas Methanol Sdn. Bhd.
  • Ethylene Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
  • Petronas Chemicals MTBE Sdn. Bhd.
  • Petronas Fertilizer Kedah Sdn. Bhd.
  • Petronas Chemicals Olefins Sdn. Bhd.
  • Petronas Chemicals Derivatives Sdn. Bhd.
  • Petronas Chemicals Glycols Sdn. Bhd.

Competitors

  • PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk
  • PT Lotte Chemical Titan Tbk
  • Siam Cement Public Co. Ltd.
Last Updated on 19 Aug, 2019

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