PT Hero Supermarket Tbk


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Jan 19, 2018
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Jan 19, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 4,183.63M

Currency in IDR

Company profile

Market(Ticker): JKT(HERO)
Retail Trade
Food Retail
Full time employees: 15,007

Business summary

PT Hero Supermarket Tbk is engaged in the operation of supermarkets, hypermarkets, and minimarkets. It also involves in other forms of retail business such as specialty stores, pharmacy, health, and beauty stores. It operates through the following segments: Large Format and Small Format segments. The Large Format segment consists of supermarket, hypermarket, and home furnishing operations. The Small Format segment focuses on specialty retail and minimarket operations. Its brands include Hero Supermarket, Giant Supermarket, Giant Hypermarket, Guardian, and Starmart. The company was founded on October 5, 1971 and is headquartered in Tangerang Selatan, Indonesia.

Company background

Hero Supermarket is one of Indonesia's largest retailers. Established in 1971, it runs several brands, including the country's largest supermarket chain, Guardian drug stores and Giant hypermarkets. It operates around 700 stores in total, the majority located in Jakarta's metropolitan areas. It focuses on middle-income segment customers.

The majority of Hero's shares are indirectly owned by Jardine Matheson Holdings, a Hong Kong-based conglomerate with interests in the Mandarin Oriental hotel chain and Indonesia's largest automotive distributor, Astra International. Its board of directors and commissioners is cosmopolitan. President Stephane Deutsch is French, and the former chief of Carrefour Malaysia.

Hero has recently been hit by falling profits in the face of competition, rising wages and a decline in the Indonesian rupiah. The company recently signed a franchise agreement with Ikea, the Swedish furniture maker, in an effort to diversify. Ikea opened its first Indonesian store in October.

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Financial highlights

Dec 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 13,677.93B
Gross profit 3,152.08B
Operating income 20,178M
Income before tax 184,449M
Net income 152,281M
EBITDA 438,521M
Diluted EPS 29
Dividends per share --
Total assets 7,487.03B
Total liabilities 2,029.25B
Total equity 5,457.78B
Operating cash flow 415,853M

Currency in IDR

Revenue 1,028.38M
Gross profit 236.99M
Operating income 1.51M
Income before tax 13.86M
Net income 11.44M
Diluted EPS 0.00
Dividends per share --
Total assets 555.72M
Total liabilities 150.62M
Total equity 405.10M
Operating cash flow 31.26M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Dec 2016

PER 43.44
ROA 1.96%
ROE 2.85%
Operating margin 0.14%
Profit margin 1.11%

Key executive

  • President Director: Stephane Deutsch
  • Director-Information Technology: Stefanus Mulianto
  • Independent Director: Heru Pribadi
  • Director & Director-IKEA Operations: Mark Magee
  • Head-Internal Auditor: Hans Christian Manoe

Share holders

  • Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd.(84.4%)
  • PT Hero Pusaka Sejati(2.6%)
  • First State Investment Management (UK) Ltd.(2.2%)
  • T. Rowe Price Hong Kong Ltd.(1.2%)
  • Aberdeen Asset Management (Asia) Ltd.(0.8%)
  • Wellington Management Co. LLP(0.3%)
  • First State Investments (Hong Kong) Ltd.(0.1%)
  • First State Investments (Singapore)(0.1%)
  • Wellington Management Hong Kong Ltd.(0.1%)
  • C-QUADRAT Asset Management (UK) LLP(0.0%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Graha HERO, CBD Bintaro, Sektor 7 Blok B7/A7, Tangerang Selatan, 15224, Indonesia
  • Phone: +62.21.8378.8388

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