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Company Overview of George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad

Company Overview

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad engages in the manufacture and marketing of water meters, waterworks fittings, fiber glass reinforced polyester panel tanks, and various hot-stamped brass products and components primarily in Malaysia. The company also markets industrial measurement and automatic control products, compressed air pumping and heating equipment, valves, and pipes and pipeline fittings. In addition, it engages in the design, supply, installation, commissioning, and maintenance of instrumentation, process control systems, and Scada systems for industries, as well as building automation and building security systems. Further, the company is involved in mechanical and electrical turnke...

George Kent Technology Centre

Lot 1115

Batu 15

Jalan Dengkil

Puchong,  47100

Malaysia

Founded in 1936

Phone:

60 3 8064 8000

Fax:

60 3 8061 3295

Key Executives for George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad

Chief Operating Officer
Age: 59
Total Annual Compensation: $490.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad Key Developments

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad Proposes Final Single Tier Dividend for the Year Ended January 31, 2014

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad announced that it is proposing a final single tier dividend for the year ended January 31, 2014 of 4.0 sen, bringing total dividends declared and proposed in fiscal year 2014 to MYR 15.772 million, which represents a 44% increase as compared to the previous year.

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended January 31, 2014

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended January 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of MYR 266,808,000 compared to MYR 122,566,000 a year ago. Operating profit was MYR 24,550,000 compared to MYR 14,763,000 a year ago. Profit before tax was MYR 24,380,000 compared to MYR 14,593,000 a year ago. Profit for the period, net of tax, attributable to the owners of the company was MYR 18,268,000 compared to MYR 10,456,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share attributable to owners of the company were 8.1 sen compared to 4.6 sen a year ago. For the full year, the company reported revenue of MYR 506,298,000 compared to MYR 276,810,000 a year ago. Operating profit was MYR 50,626,000 compared to MYR 35,341,000 a year ago. Profit before tax was MYR 51,125,000 compared to MYR 35,576,000 a year ago. Profit for the period, net of tax, attributable to the owners of the company was MYR 35,993,000 compared to MYR 25,558,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share attributable to owners of the company were 16.0 sen compared to 11.3 sen a year ago. Cash flows generated from operations was MYR 118,517,000 compared to MYR 67,252,000 a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was MYR 588,000 compared to MYR 5,012,000 a year ago.

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad Declares Second Interim Dividend Payable on 20 January 2014; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended October 31, 2013

The Board of George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad declared a second interim single-tier dividend of 1.5 sen per share amounting to MYR 3.380 million for the financial year ending 31 January 2014. The dividend will be paid on 20 January 2014 to shareholders whose names appear in the register of members and/or record of depositors on 27 December 2013. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended October 31, 2013. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of MYR 71,857,000 compared to MYR 57,722,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating profit was MYR 10,139,000 compared to MYR 6,765,000 a year ago. Profit before tax was MYR 10,443,000 compared to MYR 6,783,000 a year ago. Profit for the period, net of tax, attributable to the owners of the company was MYR 7,073,000 compared to MYR 4,576,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share were 3.1 sen compared to 2.0 sen a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported revenue of MYR 239,490,000 compared to MYR 154,244,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating profit was MYR 26,076,000 compared to MYR 20,578,000 a year ago. Profit before tax was MYR 26,745,000 compared to MYR 20,983,000 a year ago. Profit for the period, net of tax, attributable to the owners of the company was MYR 17,725,000 compared to MYR 15,102,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share were 7.9 sen compared to 6.7 sen a year ago. Cash flows used in operations was MYR 3,975,000 compared to MYR 936,000 a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was MYR 388,000 compared to MYR 4,693,000 a year ago.

Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
Merger/Acquisition
November 19, 2013
George Kent (Singapore) Pte. Limited
 

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