Sime Darby Bhd.


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Feb 15, 2018
Prev close: 2.67
Feb 15, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 6,800.84M

Currency in MYR

Company profile

Market(Ticker): KLS(4197)
Distribution Services
Wholesale Distributors
Full time employees: 124,356

Business summary

Sime Darby Berhad is a global trading and logistics player. It operates through the following divisions: Industrial Equipment, Motors, Logistics, Healthcare and Others. The Industrial division offers sales, rental and servicing of heavy equipment and engineering services. The Motors division assembles and distributes vehicles and the provision of after-sale services. The Logistics division engages in the management of port facilities, treatment and distribution of treated water. The Other division provides healthcare, insurance broking and other general investments. The company was founded by Alexander Guthrie, Daniel Harrison, Smith Harrison, Joseph Crosfield, William Middleton Sime, Henry d'Esterre Darby and Herbert Mitford Darby in 1910 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Company background

Sime Darby is a Malaysian conglomerate with businesses in plantations, industrial equipment, automotives, property and energy.

As a diversified multinational company with a staff of more than 100,000, operating in 23 countries, Sime Darby plays a key role in the Malaysian economy. Its plantation division is the world's largest producer of palm oil, accounting for about 2.47 million tons, or 5% of global crude palm oil, annually.

Sime Darby Plantation operates upstream and downstream businesses, turning palm oil into consumer products such as cooking oil and detergents. The division owns about 8,600 sq. km of plantation land -- 12 times the size of Singapore -- in Malaysia, Indonesia and Liberia.

The group has dealerships to distribute heavy industry equipment and luxury marques such as BMW, Rolls-Royce and Porsche in the Asia Pacific region. In property development, Sime Darby builds townships in Malaysia and abroad. Mohd Bakke Salleh has been the president of the company since 2010. He formerly worked with state fund Permodalan Nasional, Sime Darby's major shareholder.

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Financial highlights

Jun 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 31,087M
Gross profit 1,458M
Operating income 486M
Income before tax 1,007M
Net income 615M
Diluted EPS 0.36
Dividends per share 0.23
Total assets 67,680M
Total liabilities 29,174M
Total equity 37,343M
Operating cash flow 5,008M

Currency in MYR

Revenue 7,254.44M
Gross profit 340.23M
Operating income 113.41M
Income before tax 234.99M
Net income 143.51M
EBITDA 246.19M
Diluted EPS 0.08
Dividends per share 0.05
Total assets 15,766.48M
Total liabilities 6,796.26M
Total equity 8,699.28M
Operating cash flow 1,168.66M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Jun 2017

PER 25.87
ROA 0.93%
ROE 1.76%
Operating margin 1.56%
Profit margin 1.97%

Key executive

  • Group Chief Executive Officer & Director: Jeffri Salim Davidson
  • Group Chief Financial Officer: Encik Mustamir Mohamad
  • Group Head-Compliance & Corporate Assurance: John Edward Arkosi
  • Managing Director-Motors Division: Cheow Hock Lee
  • Managing Director-Industrial Division: Scott William Cameron

Share holders

  • Permodalan Nasional Bhd.(46.1%)
  • Employees Provident Fund(11.7%)
  • Bumiputra Investment Foundation(5.9%)
  • Kumpulan Wang Persaraan(4.8%)
  • Public Mutual Bhd.(2.5%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.7%)
  • Great Eastern Life Assurance Co. Ltd.(1.2%)
  • Government of Malaysia(1.0%)
  • Valuecap Sdn. Bhd.(0.8%)
  • CIMB-Principal Asset Management (S) Pte Ltd.(0.8%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Wisma Sime Darby, Jalan Raja Laut, Kuala Lumpur, 50350, Malaysia
  • Phone: +60.3.2691.4122

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