Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Public Co. Ltd.


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Market cap(USD):
Shares: 15,491M

Currency in THB

Company profile

Market(Ticker): BKK(BDMS)
Health Services
Hospital/Nursing Management
Full time employees: --

Business summary

Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Public Co. Ltd. engages in the health care businesses. The firm operates through the Hospital Operations and Other Businesses segments. It also invests in private hospitals and healthcare-related services, including medical and emergency services. The company was founded on October 30, 1969 and is headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand.

Company background

Bangkok Dusit Medical Services is Thailand's largest private hospital operator in terms of market capitalization and patient service revenue. It has over 30 hospitals in Thailand and several in Cambodia through six brands -- Bangkok Hospital, Samitivej Hospital, BNH Hospital, Phyathai Hospital, Paolo Memorial Hospital and the Royal Hospital.

It started from one hospital in 1969, founded by billionaire Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth. Prasert expanded the group through aggressive mergers and acquisitions. The group has recently been growing by offering services to medical tourists. About 70% of its revenue are from international patients, from Japan, Europe and the U.S. The group is expanding into other services. It recently acquired the Save Drug Center chain.

Major shareholders are the founding Prasarttong-Osoth family and the Thongtang family, which owned the Phyathai Hospital that merged with Bangkok Dusit Medical Services in 2011. Also Bangkok Airways, an airline established by Prasert, has a 7% or so stake.

Prasert currently serves as chairman of the executive committee at Bangkok Dusit Medical Services. Chatree Duangnet, CEO of Bangkok Medical Center, the operator of the flagship Bangkok Hospital, manages every-day operations.

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Financial highlights

Dec 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 67,985.09M
Gross profit 21,767.62M
Operating income 9,064.1M
Income before tax 9,324.20M
Net income 8,386.47M
EBITDA 13,867.9M
Diluted EPS 0.54
Dividends per share 0.29
Total assets 107,845.94M
Total liabilities 50,126.62M
Total equity 55,133.03M
Operating cash flow 12,953.25M

Currency in THB

Revenue 1,926.98M
Gross profit 616.98M
Operating income 256.91M
Income before tax 264.28M
Net income 237.70M
EBITDA 393.07M
Diluted EPS 0.01
Dividends per share 0.00
Total assets 3,011.57M
Total liabilities 1,399.77M
Total equity 1,539.57M
Operating cash flow 367.14M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Dec 2016

PER 42.77
ROA 7.95%
ROE 15.66%
Operating margin 13.33%
Profit margin 12.33%

Key executive

  • President, Group CEO & Executive Director: Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth
  • Chief Financial Officer: Narumol Noi-Am
  • Executive Director & COO-Medical Affairs: Chatree Duangnet
  • Secretary & Vice President: Kessara Wongsekate
  • Chief Administration Officer & Director: Sripop Sarasas

Share holders

  • Bangkok Airways Public Co. Ltd.(7.8%)
  • The Viriyah Insurance Public Co., Ltd.(6.1%)
  • Social Security Office of Thailand(3.7%)
  • Genesis Investment Management LLP(1.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.6%)


  • Website:
  • Address: 2 Soi Soonvijai 7, New Petchburi Road, Bangkok, 10310, Thailand
  • Phone: +66.2.310.3000

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