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Non-Energy Minerals

Taiwan Cement Corp.

Company Background

Taiwan Cement is a cement and concrete maker that caters mainly to local and Chinese clients. It was founded in 1946 by the Taiwanese government. In 1954, the government transferred ownership to the powerful Koo family.

The branch of the Koo family that controls the company also has vast business interests in tourism and health care in Taiwan.

Current Chairman Leslie Koo is the second son of Koo Chen-fu, a tycoon who acted as the top China negotiator for former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui in the 1990s. Leslie earned an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1981 and joined Taiwan Cement the following year. He became chairman in 2003.

Under his watch, Taiwan Cement has expanded aggressively into China in recent years. He has also ventured into the garbage-processing business on the mainland amid a cement glut in China.

Business Summary

Taiwan Cement Corp. engages in the production and distribution of cement and cement products; mining, manufacturing, transportation and sales of cement raw materials; and mining and distribution of ores. It also involved in the environment and energy business. Its products include cement & clinker, ready-mixed concrete, chemical products and electric power. The company was founded in May 1946 and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2019 TWDUSD
Gross Profit35,446.75M1,146.67M
Operating income30,177.80M976.22M
Income before tax30,124.03M974.48M
Net income24,211.08M783.20M
Diluted EPS4.040.13
Dividends Per Share2.380.07
Total Assets367,482.38M12,258.81M
Total liabilities159,020.51M5,304.75M
Total equity193,684.06M6,461.08M
Operating cash flow30,006.10M970.67M
Currency in TWDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 93,679.07M 89,564.30M 98,311.77M 124,594.60M 122,783.01M
Gross Profit 14,108.57M 17,524.64M 18,537.10M 33,234.06M 35,446.75M
Operating income 9,693.11M 13,055.62M 13,983.62M 28,200.83M 30,177.80M
Income before tax 7,928.85M 10,535.72M 12,553.54M 28,281.00M 30,124.03M
Net income 5,775.98M 6,358.45M 7,594.24M 21,180.82M 24,211.08M
EBITDA 17,086.72M 20,020.76M 20,423.01M 34,694.67M 37,495.63M
Diluted EPS 1.26 1.39 1.64 3.88 4.04
Dividends Per Share 1.07 1.17 1.21 2.94 2.38
Total Assets 293,066.35M 266,988.69M 272,557.04M 344,085.11M 367,482.38M
Total liabilities 137,582.10M 119,592.02M 119,909.83M 146,705.66M 159,020.51M
Total equity 108,042.98M 106,768.05M 136,348.20M 181,541.51M 193,684.06M
Operating cash flow 21,788.57M 18,809.09M 12,099.05M 22,048.67M 30,006.10M
 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 2,950.14M 2,777.11M 3,231.52M 4,131.87M 3,971.92M
Gross Profit 444.30M 543.38M 609.31M 1,102.12M 1,146.67M
Operating income 305.25M 404.81M 459.64M 935.21M 976.22M
Income before tax 249.69M 326.68M 412.63M 937.87M 974.48M
Net income 181.89M 197.15M 249.62M 702.41M 783.20M
EBITDA 538.09M 620.78M 671.30M 1,150.56M 1,212.95M
Diluted EPS 0.03 0.04 0.05 0.12 0.13
Dividends Per Share 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.09 0.07
Total Assets 8,922.16M 8,284.11M 9,158.96M 11,194.49M 12,258.81M
Total liabilities 4,188.57M 3,710.69M 4,029.43M 4,772.93M 5,304.75M
Total equity 3,289.28M 3,312.79M 4,581.82M 5,906.28M 6,461.08M
Operating cash flow 686.16M 583.21M 397.69M 731.19M 970.67M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2019
Operating margin24.57%
Profit margin19.71%

Key executives

  • General Manager & Director: Chung Pei Li
  • Senior Deputy General Manager: Ko Fu Lu
  • Head-Accounting Department & Associate: Kuo Hung Yeh
  • Investor Relations Contact: Chia Chi Chang


  • Chia Hsin Cement Corp. (5.5%)
  • Chinatrust Investment Co., Ltd. (4.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (3.1%)
  • Cathay Life Insurance Co., Ltd. (Invt Port) (2.8%)
  • International CSRC Investment Holdings Co. Ltd. (2.2%)
  • China Life Insurance Co., Ltd. (Invt Port) (2.1%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.0%)
  • Shin Kong Life Insurance Co., Ltd. (2.0%)
  • Labor Pension Fund Supervisory Committee (1.9%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: 113, Section 2, Zhongshan North Road, Zhongshan District, Taipei, 10448, Taiwan
  • Phone: +886.2.2531.7099

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Last Updated on 20 Oct, 2020

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