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PLDT, Inc.

  • 1,096.00 PHP
  • +16.00
  • +1.48%
  • Philippines
    Feb 21, 2019
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Company Background

PLDT is the county's dominant telecommunications carrier. The company commands around 70% of the fixed line segment and about two-thirds of the wireless cellular market via the Smart Communications, Talk 'N Text and Sun Cellular brands.PLDT also has a minority interest in business process outsourcing company SPI Global.

Its business thrust in recent years has been aimed at becoming a multimedia company from a traditional telecommunications services provider. It has moved to increase its media assets in line with this goal.Through its trust fund, PLDT now controls two broadsheet newspapers, the Philippine Star and BusinessWorld, and has a minority stake in the Philippine Daily Inquirer. It also owns TV5, the nation's third-largest broadcaster. In August, the company made a 10% investment in Rocket Internet, a German startup engaged in e-commerce.PLDT is majority owned by First Pacific, a Hong Kong-listed company controlled by Indonesia's Salim Group.

It is also backed by Japan's NTT group, which has an around 22% stake in the company. With 576-billion-peso ($12.8 billion) market capitalization at the end of 2013, PLDT is one of the Philippines' most valuable companies.

Business Summary

PLDT, Inc. engages in the provision of telecommunication services. It operates through the following segments: Wireless, Fixed Line, and Others. The Wireless segment consists of cellular through text messaging and wireless broadband. The Fixed Line segment offers fixed line telecommunications services throughout the country, servicing retail, corporate and small medium enterprise, or SME clients. The Other segments includes process solutions though subsidiaries. The company was founded on November 28, 1928 and is headquartered in Makati City, Philippines.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2017 PHPUSD
Gross Profit86,338M1,712.55M
Operating income13,838M274.48M
Income before tax11,663M231.34M
Net income13,371M265.22M
Diluted EPS61.671.22
Dividends Per Share761.50
Total Assets460,644M9,227.64M
Total liabilities349,461M7,000.42M
Total equity106,842M2,140.26M
Operating cash flow53,434M1,059.89M
Currency in PHPCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 168,331M 170,835M 171,103M 165,262M 159,926M
Gross Profit 93,222M 95,626M 89,971M 83,048M 86,338M
Operating income 44,959M 45,378M 38,939M 27,021M 13,838M
Income before tax 41,632M 40,307M 23,397M 20,890M 11,663M
Net income 33,351M 34,091M 22,065M 20,006M 13,371M
EBITDA 76,283M 77,906M 71,534M 62,405M 66,174M
Diluted EPS 163.67 157.51 101.85 92.32 61.67
Dividends Per Share 125 130 122 77 76
Total Assets 401,994M 438,466M 457,208M 475,119M 460,644M
Total liabilities 264,668M 303,798M 343,310M 366,582M 349,461M
Total equity 137,147M 134,364M 113,608M 108,175M 106,842M
Operating cash flow 69,666M 63,274M 70,450M 47,254M 53,434M
 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 3,963.56M 3,848.62M 3,757.78M 3,480.11M 3,172.21M
Gross Profit 2,195.02M 2,154.29M 1,975.95M 1,748.83M 1,712.55M
Operating income 1,058.61M 1,022.28M 855.18M 569.01M 274.48M
Income before tax 980.27M 908.04M 513.84M 439.90M 231.34M
Net income 785.29M 768.01M 484.59M 421.28M 265.22M
EBITDA 1,796.17M 1,755.08M 1,571.03M 1,314.13M 1,312.59M
Diluted EPS 3.85 3.54 2.23 1.94 1.22
Dividends Per Share 2.94 2.92 2.67 1.62 1.50
Total Assets 9,057.48M 9,801.95M 9,716.45M 9,557.33M 9,227.64M
Total liabilities 5,963.34M 6,791.43M 7,295.93M 7,374.04M 7,000.42M
Total equity 3,090.11M 3,003.72M 2,414.36M 2,176.01M 2,140.26M
Operating cash flow 1,640.37M 1,425.45M 1,547.23M 995.08M 1,059.89M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2017
Operating margin8.65%
Profit margin8.36%

Key executives

  • Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer: Manuel Velez Pangilinan
  • Chief Financial & Risk Management Officer: Anabelle Lim-Chua
  • Chief Revenue Officer & Executive Vice President: Ernesto Rosario Alberto
  • Senior Vice President: Jun Ramirez Florencio
  • Senior Vice President & Head-Human Resources: Menardo G. Jimenez


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Ramon Cojuangco Building, Makati Avenue cor. Ayala Avenue, Makati City, 1200, Philippines
  • Phone: +63.2.816.8024

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Last Updated on 21 Feb, 2019

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