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Telekom Malaysia Bhd.

  • 2.90 MYR
  • +0.03
  • +1.05%
  • Malaysia
    Apr 23, 2019
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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 provision of communication services and solutions in broadband, data, and fixed-line. It operates through the following segments: unifi, TM ONE, and TM GLOBAL. 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 provides telecommunications services and communications solutions to small and medium businesses as well as corporate and government customers except for consumer business, which provides only voice and Internet and multimedia services. The TM GLOBAL segment is involved in the wholesale business, which covers the wholesale telecommunications services delivered over the group's networks to domestic and international carriers. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2018 MYRUSD
Gross Profit-65.10M-16.13M
Operating income66.80M16.55M
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 -65.10M
Operating income 1,229M 1,079.20M 1,065.50M 1,073.60M 66.80M
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 3,471.60M
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 -16.13M
Operating income 375.60M 276.03M 257.19M 249.70M 16.55M
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 860.29M
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 margin0.56%
Profit margin1.29%

Key executives

  • Chief Executive & Operating Officer: Imri Mokhtar
  • Group Chief Financial Officer: Nor Fadhilah binti Mohamed Ali
  • Chief Technology & Innovation Officer: Mohammad Rais Azhar
  • Chief Legal & Compliance Officer: Idrus bin Ismail
  • Chief Procurement Officer: Mohamad Mohamad Zain


  • Khazanah Nasional Bhd. (Investment Company) (26.2%)
  • Permodalan Nasional Bhd. (19.6%)
  • Employees Provident Fund (17.7%)
  • Public Mutual Bhd. (3.9%)
  • Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (3.7%)
  • Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Ltd. (1.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.0%)
  • Great Eastern Life Assurance Co. Ltd. (0.8%)
  • Bumiputra Investment Foundation (0.8%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (0.8%)

Contact Details

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

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Last Updated on 23 Apr, 2019

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