Tenaga Nasional Bhd.


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Prev close: 15.82
Jan 22, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 5,665.98M

Currency in MYR

Company profile

Market(Ticker): KLS(5347)
Electric Utilities
Full time employees: 35,009

Business summary

Tenaga Nasional Bhd. engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity. It operates through the following business divisions: Generation, Transmission, and Distribution. The Generation division operates and maintains the firm's power generating assets, comprising of thermal generation facilities and major hydro-generation schemes in addition to supporting the operations and maintenance of three Independent Power Producers (IPP). The Transmission division connects power generated by the company and IPPs throughout peninsular Malaysia with distribution's network, as well as directly to large industrial customers via the national grid. The Distribution division plans, designs, constructs, operates, and maintains electricity supply system. The company was founded on September 1, 1949 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Company background

Tenaga Nasional is a Malaysian state-controlled power company. Its main business is electricity generation and distribution of power throughout the entire country, with the exception of the state of Sarawak. It operates six thermal power stations and three hydroelectric facilities. In 2013, Tenaga used mainly gas (45.5%) and coal (40.5%) to generate electricity that accounted for more than 40% of the country's power needs. The remaining electricity is produced by independent power producers in the private sector.

Electricity is subsidized by the government. Khazanah Nasional and other state institutions own more than half of Tenaga Nasional's shareholdings. President and CEO Azman Mohd has been with the company since 1979, after serving in numerous managerial positions. Outside of Malaysia, Tenaga operates a power generation business in Kuwait and Abu Dhabi, both are run through joint ventures. The company also operates Universiti Tenaga Nasional, a private university.

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Financial highlights

Aug 2017

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  • US Dollar
Revenue 47,416.9M
Gross profit 12,482.7M
Operating income 10,379.5M
Income before tax 8,281.8M
Net income 6,904M
EBITDA 16,484.5M
Diluted EPS 1.21
Dividends per share 0.61
Total assets 142,012.4M
Total liabilities 83,449.8M
Total equity 57,111.4M
Operating cash flow 11,631.2M

Currency in MYR

Revenue 10,949.88M
Gross profit 2,882.60M
Operating income 2,396.91M
Income before tax 1,912.49M
Net income 1,594.32M
EBITDA 3,806.73M
Diluted EPS 0.28
Dividends per share 0.14
Total assets 33,254.27M
Total liabilities 19,540.98M
Total equity 13,373.46M
Operating cash flow 2,685.96M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Aug 2017

PER 11.70
ROA 5.02%
ROE 12.61%
Operating margin 21.88%
Profit margin 14.56%

Key executive

  • President, CEO & Executive Director: Azman bin Mohammed
  • Chief Financial Officer & VP-Group Finance: Fazlur Rahman bin Zainuddin
  • Chief Information Officer: Fazil bin Ibrahim
  • Chief Investment Management Officer: Nazmi bin Othman
  • Chief Corporate Officer: Roslan bin Abdul Rahman

Share holders

  • Khazanah Nasional Bhd. (Investment Company)(28.1%)
  • Employees Provident Fund(11.4%)
  • Permodalan Nasional Bhd.(11.0%)
  • Kumpulan Wang Persaraan(6.0%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(2.4%)
  • Public Mutual Bhd.(2.3%)
  • Lembaga Tabung Haji(1.8%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(1.2%)
  • Bumiputra Investment Foundation(1.0%)
  • Great Eastern Life Assurance Co. Ltd.(0.9%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Pejabat Setiausaha Syarikat, Level 2, Ibu Pejabat Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, 59200, Malaysia
  • Phone: +60.3.2296.5566

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