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Non-Energy Minerals

Taiwan Cement Corp.

  • 42.30 TWD
  • +0.25
  • +0.59%
  • Taiwan
    Aug 17, 2018
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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 marketing of cement, cement products, furnace powder and ready-mixed concrete. Its products are used in general engineering and construction projects such as dams, road repair works, tunnels, bridges, sewers, and offshore construction works. The company was founded in May 1946 and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2017 TWDUSD
Gross Profit18,537.10M609.31M
Operating income13,983.62M459.64M
Income before tax12,553.54M412.63M
Net income7,594.24M249.62M
Diluted EPS1.840.06
Dividends Per Share1.360.04
Total Assets272,557.04M9,158.96M
Total liabilities119,909.83M4,029.43M
Total equity136,348.20M4,581.82M
Operating cash flow12,099.05M397.69M
Currency in TWDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 116,098.94M 118,327.91M 93,679.50M 89,561.77M 98,311.77M
Gross Profit 22,499.78M 24,622.31M 14,111.83M 17,508.17M 18,537.10M
Operating income 17,560.01M 19,892.72M 9,696.36M 13,039.15M 13,983.62M
Income before tax 18,018.90M 19,948.63M 7,928.85M 10,535.72M 12,553.54M
Net income 10,026.73M 10,828.86M 5,775.98M 6,358.45M 7,594.24M
EBITDA 24,708.03M 26,543.66M 17,089.98M 20,004.29M 20,423.01M
Diluted EPS 2.46 2.66 1.41 1.56 1.84
Dividends Per Share 2.09 2.26 1.20 1.31 1.36
Total Assets 282,680.73M 292,743.83M 293,066.35M 266,988.69M 272,557.04M
Total liabilities 129,062.16M 130,726.15M 137,582.10M 119,592.02M 119,909.83M
Total equity 113,077.94M 117,958.87M 108,042.98M 106,768.05M 136,348.20M
Operating cash flow 21,580.47M 20,027.37M 21,788.57M 18,809.09M 12,099.05M
 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 3,911.52M 3,904.79M 2,950.15M 2,777.03M 3,231.52M
Gross Profit 758.04M 812.53M 444.41M 542.87M 609.31M
Operating income 591.61M 656.45M 305.35M 404.30M 459.64M
Income before tax 607.08M 658.30M 249.69M 326.68M 412.63M
Net income 337.81M 357.35M 181.89M 197.15M 249.62M
EBITDA 832.44M 875.93M 538.19M 620.27M 671.30M
Diluted EPS 0.08 0.08 0.04 0.04 0.06
Dividends Per Share 0.07 0.07 0.03 0.04 0.04
Total Assets 9,484.81M 9,263.45M 8,922.16M 8,284.11M 9,158.96M
Total liabilities 4,330.43M 4,136.64M 4,188.57M 3,710.69M 4,029.43M
Total equity 3,794.11M 3,732.63M 3,289.28M 3,312.79M 4,581.82M
Operating cash flow 727.07M 660.89M 686.16M 583.21M 397.69M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2017
Operating margin14.22%
Profit margin7.72%

Key executives

  • General Manager: Zhong Pei Li
  • Senior Deputy General Manager: Chi Mei Wang
  • Deputy General Manager: Ko Fu Lu
  • Head-Accounting Department: Kuo Hung Yeh
  • Senior Deputy General Manager & Spokesman: Chien Chiang Huang


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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 17 Aug, 2018

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