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Telekom Malaysia Bhd.

Company Background

Telekom Malaysia is the country's leading telecommunications company. Its roots date back to the early 20th century when Malaysia's postal and telegraph services were incorporated by British colonizers.

Today, TM is the dominant provider of fixed telephone services and has a more than 90% share of the fixed broadband market with products Streamyx and UniFi. It plans to introduce 4G broadband services after acquiring a majority stake in local wireless broadband provider Packet One Networks in 2014.

Packet One will work with South Korea's SK Telecom to establish an Long-Term Evolution network across Malaysia.

TM also operates an Internet Protocol television service called HyppTV. It has a small share of Malaysia's television market.

TM is a listed company. The government's investment holding arm, Khazanah Nasional, has a majority stake in it.

TM has been led by Managing Director Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa since 2008.

Business Summary

Telekom Malaysia Bhd. engages in the establishment, maintenance, and provision of telecommunication services and solutions in broadband, data, and fixed-line. It operates through the following segments: unifi, TM ONE, TM GLOBAL, and Shared Service and Others. The unifi segment comprises of retail business, which refers to telecommunication services and communications solutions to households, individuals as well as small and medium enterprise companies. The TM ONE segment includes the provision of telecommunications services and communications solutions to small and medium businesses as well as corporate and government customers. The TM GLOBAL segment involves the wholesale business, which covers the wholesale telecommunications services delivered over the group's networks to domestic and international carriers. The Shared Services and Others segment comprises of information technology and network, and its subsidiaries. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2018 MYRUSD
Gross Profit2,995.10M742.21M
Operating income1,128.60M279.67M
Income before tax-3.60M-0.89M
Net income153.20M37.96M
Diluted EPS0.040.01
Dividends Per Share0.020.00
Total Assets23,704.50M5,736.11M
Total liabilities16,689M4,038.47M
Total equity7,525.20M1,820.97M
Operating cash flow2,684.60M665.26M
Currency in MYRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 11,235.10M 11,721.60M 12,060.90M 12,085.10M 11,819.30M
Gross Profit 3,458.10M 3,405.20M 3,563.90M 3,930.30M 2,995.10M
Operating income 1,229M 1,079.20M 1,065.50M 1,073.60M 1,128.60M
Income before tax 1,096.20M 887.10M 889.10M 1,020.40M -3.60M
Net income 831.80M 700.30M 776M 929.70M 153.20M
EBITDA 3,508.90M 3,446.40M 3,614.40M 3,486.80M 3,410M
Diluted EPS 0.22 0.18 0.20 0.24 0.04
Dividends Per Share 0.22 0.21 0.21 0.21 0.02
Total Assets 23,860.40M 25,493.90M 25,957M 25,473.50M 23,704.50M
Total liabilities 14,077.40M 15,793.50M 16,413.10M 15,910.20M 16,689M
Total equity 7,571.10M 7,780.60M 7,692.30M 7,843.50M 7,525.20M
Operating cash flow 3,142M 3,083.10M 2,988.50M 2,526.30M 2,684.60M
 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 3,433.68M 2,998.10M 2,911.35M 2,810.80M 2,928.92M
Gross Profit 1,056.86M 870.96M 860.28M 914.12M 742.21M
Operating income 375.60M 276.03M 257.19M 249.70M 279.67M
Income before tax 335.02M 226.89M 214.61M 237.32M -0.89M
Net income 254.21M 179.11M 187.31M 216.23M 37.96M
EBITDA 1,072.39M 881.50M 872.47M 810.97M 845.02M
Diluted EPS 0.07 0.04 0.04 0.05 0.01
Dividends Per Share 0.06 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.00
Total Assets 6,824.08M 5,937.78M 5,786.22M 6,294.41M 5,736.11M
Total liabilities 4,026.14M 3,678.46M 3,658.73M 3,931.35M 4,038.47M
Total equity 2,165.33M 1,812.18M 1,714.73M 1,938.10M 1,820.97M
Operating cash flow 960.26M 788.58M 721.38M 587.57M 665.26M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2018
Operating margin9.54%
Profit margin1.29%

Key executives

  • Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director & MD: Kamarul Anuar Nuruddin
  • Chief Operating Officer: Imri Mokhtar
  • Group Chief Financial Officer: Nor Fadhilah binti Mohamed Ali
  • Chief Technology & Innovation Officer: Asmawati Yusof
  • Chief Legal & Compliance Officer: Idrus bin Ismail


  • Khazanah Nasional Bhd. (Investment Company) (26.1%)
  • Permodalan Nasional Bhd. (20.6%)
  • Employees Provident Fund (15.6%)
  • Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (7.0%)
  • Public Mutual Bhd. (3.5%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.0%)
  • Urusharta Jamaah Sdn. Bhd. (1.0%)
  • Bumiputra Investment Foundation (0.8%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (0.8%)
  • Great Eastern Life Assurance Co. Ltd. (0.6%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Menara TM, Jalan Pantai Baharu, Level 51, North Wing, Kuala Lumpur, 50672, Malaysia
  • Phone: +60.3.2240.9494

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