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Communications

StarHub Ltd.

  • 2.27 SGD
  • +0.02
  • +0.89%
  • Singapore
    Apr 25, 2018
  • Ticker
    SES(CC3)
  • Prev. close
    2.25
  • Market cap (SGD)
    3,896.21M
  • Market cap (USD)
    2,937.49M
  • Shares
    1,731.65M

Company Background

StarHub offers a full range of information and communications services to both corporate and individual customers in Singapore, including fixed-line telephone services, a mobile network, a multichannel pay TV network and broadband Internet services. The company was created in 1998 by a consortium led by Singapore Technologies Telemedia, a unit of Singapore's state-owned investment firm Temasek Holdings, as a part of telecommunications market liberalization efforts at the time. StarHub officially launched operations in 2000, and was listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange in 2004. Temasek Holdings is the largest shareholder of StarHub, with a majority stake, followed by Japan's Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT).

Tan Tong Hai was appointed CEO in 2013. Prior to joining StarHub in 2009 as chief operating officer, Tan held management positions at various Internet-related companies, including IBM Asia Pacific. In the face of heated price competition especially in broadband services, StarHub is adding new services to encourage the bundled use of services across different devices. One of such efforts is StarHub's "TV Anywhere" service which allows pay TV subscribers to watch TV programs on their Internet-enabled mobile devices.

Business Summary

StarHub Ltd. is engages in the operations of telecommunications services and other businesses relating to the info-communications industry. It operates through the following segments: Mobile, Pay Television (TV), Broadband, Enterprise Fixed, and Sale of Equipment. The company was founded on May 5, 1998 and is headquartered in Singapore.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2017 SGDUSD
Revenue2,400.70M1,739.03M
Gross Profit796.90M577.26M
Operating income329.30M238.54M
Income before tax306.60M222.09M
Net income244.70M177.25M
EBITDA609.70M441.65M
Diluted EPS0.140.10
Dividends Per Share0.160.11
Total Assets2,352M1,759.95M
Total liabilities2,206.10M1,650.77M
Total equity140.60M105.20M
Operating cash flow486.60M352.48M
Currency in SGDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 2,369.60M 2,387.20M 2,444.30M 2,396.70M 2,400.70M
Gross Profit 882M 892M 849.10M 875.70M 796.90M
Operating income 424.60M 434.10M 393.30M 429.80M 329.30M
Income before tax 457.50M 456.10M 440.50M 411.90M 306.60M
Net income 379.50M 370.50M 372.30M 341.40M 244.70M
EBITDA 694.10M 705.30M 664.70M 694.80M 609.70M
Diluted EPS 0.22 0.21 0.21 0.19 0.14
Dividends Per Share 0.20 0.20 0.20 0.20 0.16
Total Assets 1,882.70M 1,987.20M 1,909.40M 2,196.30M 2,352M
Total liabilities 1,750.80M 1,830.90M 1,720.70M 2,000M 2,206.10M
Total equity 110.60M 149M 187.60M 194.90M 140.60M
Operating cash flow 578.30M 634.40M 526.80M 528.90M 486.60M
 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 1,893.67M 1,884.15M 1,777.33M 1,735.92M 1,739.03M
Gross Profit 704.85M 704.03M 617.41M 634.26M 577.26M
Operating income 339.32M 342.62M 285.98M 311.30M 238.54M
Income before tax 365.61M 359.98M 320.30M 298.33M 222.09M
Net income 303.27M 292.42M 270.71M 247.27M 177.25M
EBITDA 554.69M 556.67M 483.32M 503.24M 441.65M
Diluted EPS 0.17 0.16 0.15 0.14 0.10
Dividends Per Share 0.15 0.15 0.14 0.14 0.11
Total Assets 1,491.12M 1,499.66M 1,345.92M 1,520.24M 1,759.95M
Total liabilities 1,386.66M 1,381.70M 1,212.91M 1,384.37M 1,650.77M
Total equity 87.59M 112.44M 132.23M 134.90M 105.20M
Operating cash flow 462.15M 500.71M 383.05M 383.08M 352.48M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2017
PER20.07
ROA10.76%
ROE145.87%
Operating margin13.71%
Profit margin10.19%

Key executives

  • Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director: Tong Hai Tan
  • Chief Financial Officer: Choon Hwee Chia
  • Chief Information Officer: Yaw Yee Kee
  • Chief Technology Officer: Siew Loong Chong
  • Chief Business Development Officer: Pak Lum Mock

Shareholders

  • Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte Ltd. (55.7%)
  • Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp. (9.9%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (0.8%)
  • BlackRock Advisors (UK) Ltd. (0.7%)
  • TD Asset Management, Inc. (0.6%)
  • Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. (0.6%)
  • SEB Investment Management AB (0.5%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (0.5%)
  • Forsta AP-fonden (0.4%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.starhub.com
  • Address: No. 05-01 StarHub Green, 67 Ubi Avenue 1, Singapore, 408942, Singapore
  • Phone: +65.6825.5000

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Competitors

  • NetLink NBN Trust
Last Updated on 25 Apr, 2018

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