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March 30, 2015 4:24 PM ET

Machinery

Company Overview of George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad

Company Overview

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad operates as an engineering company in Malaysia. It operates in four segments: Manufacturing and Trading; Construction; Infrastructure Investment; and Investment. The company manufactures and markets water meters, waterworks fittings, fiber glass reinforced polyester panel tanks, 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 is also engaged in the design, supply, installation, commissioning, and maintenance of instrumentation, telemetry systems and services, process control systems, and Scada systems...

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

Senior General Manager of Finance & Control, Non-Independent Executive Director and Member of Risk Management Committee
Age: 53
Total Annual Compensation: $516.0K
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 60
Total Annual Compensation: $480.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad Key Developments

George Kent Mulls Acquisitions

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad (KLSE:GKENT) is seeking acquisitions. "As of now, we have an order book of MYR1.2 billion and we are looking for opportunities to raise that," Bernie Ooi, Executive Director of George Kent, said. Bernie Ooi, said, “The group is bidding for several hospital, water treatment and water sewage projects with potential acquisitions, in line with its business strategy.”

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad Recommends Final Single-Tier Dividend; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended January 31, 2015

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad recommended a final single-tier dividend of 2.1 sen per share based on the enlarged share capital of 300.410 million shares. In Ringgit terms, the total dividend paid/payable for fiscal year 2015 amounts to MYR 15.922 million which is higher compared to fiscal year 2014. The Group's total net dividend paid/payable translates into a gross dividend yield of 4.2% and 5 years CAGR of 19%. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended January 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of MYR 117,226,000 compared to MYR 266,809,000 a year ago. Profit before tax was MYR 12,647,000 compared to MYR 24,390,000 a year ago. Profit for the period, net of tax, attributable to the owners of the company was MYR 8,275,000 compared to MYR 18,483,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share attributable to owners of the company were 2.8 sen compared to 6.2 sen a year ago. For the full year, the company reported revenue of MYR 353,159,000 compared to MYR 506,299,000 a year ago. Profit before tax was MYR 40,317,000 compared to MYR 51,135,000 a year ago. Profit for the period, net of tax, attributable to the owners of the company was MYR 28,073,000 compared to MYR 36,208,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share attributable to owners of the company were 9.3 sen compared to 12.1 sen a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was MYR 66,909,000 compared to Net cash generated from operating activities of MYR 116,865,000 a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was MYR 2,343,000 compared to MYR 608,000 a year ago. Acquisition of other intangible assets was MYR 932,000.

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad Declare Second Interim Single-Tier Dividend, Payable on January 26, 2015

George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad Directors declare a second interim single-tier dividend of 1.2 sen per share based on the enlarged share capital of 300.410 million shares (FY 2014: 1.5 sen per share based on share capital of 225.308 million shares). The dividend will be paid on January 26, 2015 to shareholders whose names appear in the Record of Depositors of the Company on January 05, 2015.

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