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October 09, 2015 11:46 PM ET


Company Overview of George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad

Company Overview

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad operates as an mechanical and electrical engineering company in Malaysia. It operates in three segments: Metering, Engineering, and Others. The company manufactures and markets water meters, waterworks fittings, and various hot-stamped brass products and components; and markets industrial measurement and automatic control products, compressed air pumping and heating equipment, valves, and pipes and pipeline fittings. It also engages in the design, supply, installation, commissioning, and maintenance of instrumentation, process control systems, and Scada systems for industry, as well as building automation and building security systems. In addition, the company i...

1115 Jalan Puchong

Taman Meranti Jaya

Puchong,  47120


Founded in 1936


60 3 8064 8000


60 3 8061 3295

Key Executives for George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad

Senior General Manager of Finance & Control, Non-Independent Executive Director and Member of Risk Management Committee
Age: 54
Total Annual Compensation: $516.0K
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 61
Total Annual Compensation: $480.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad Key Developments

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad Announces First Interim Dividend for the Financial Year Ending January 31, 2016, Payable on November 12, 2015

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad announced first interim single-tier dividend of 2.0 sen per ordinary share of MYR 0.50 each for the financial year ending January 31, 2016, payable on November 12, 2015. Ex-date is October 13, 2015, and entitlement date is October 16, 2015.

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad Announces Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended July 31, 2015

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad announced earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended July 31, 2015. For the second quarter, the company reported pre-tax profit rose 53.7% to MYR 13.03 million in its second quarter ended July 31, 2015 compared to MYR 8.48 million in the same period last year. Revenue went up 52.8% to MYR 114.66 million from MYR 75.04 million in the same period a year earlier due to increased contributions from the group's engineering and metering divisions. Profit for the period, net of tax, attributable to the owners of the company MYR 8,473,000 compared to MYR 6,097,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share were 2.8 sen compared to 2.0 sen a year ago. For the six months, the company reported 52.5% jump in its pre-tax profit for its half-year performance to MYR 26.20 million from MYR 17.19 million, while revenue rose 24.1% to MYR 173.69 million from MYR 139.90 million. Profit for the period, net of tax, attributable to the owners of the company MYR 18,342,000 compared to MYR 12,570,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share were 6.1 sen compared to 4.2 sen a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was MYR 12,549,000 compared to MYR 56,263,000 a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was MYR 1,526,000 compared to MYR 1,401,000 a year ago. Acquisition of other intangible assets was MYR 365,000 compared to MYR 439,000 a year ago.

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad Announces the Incorporation of Wholly-Owned Subsidiary, George Kent Rail Sdn Bhd

The Board of Directors of George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad announced that the company has on September 17, 2015 incorporated a wholly-owned subsidiary, George Kent Rail Sdn Bhd (GKRSB). GKRSB has an authorised share capital of MYR 400,000 and an initial issued and fully paid up capital of MYR 2.00. The principal activity of GKRSB is that of an investment and management company.

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