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Company Overview of Four Seas Mercantile Holdings Limited

Company Overview

Four Seas Mercantile Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, manufactures and trades in snack foods, confectionery, beverages, frozen foods, noodles, and ham and ham-related products in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Its products include milk powders, milk, biscuits, cakes, ice-creams, health supplements, beverages, wines, seasonings and sauces, sausages and meats, seafood, and vegetables. The company markets its products under the Four Seas, Cowboy Nuts, Maid, Bandai, Bourbon, Calbee, Chiyoda, Ginbis, Glico, Guylian, House, Kabaya, Lotte, Matsuzawa, Meiji, Oyatsu Baby-Star, Snow, and Want Want names. It distributes its products to supermarket chains, convenient store chains, departm...

Four Seas Group Building

No. 1 Hong Ting Road

Sai Kung,  

Hong Kong

Founded in 1971

4,200 Employees


852 2799 9777


852 2799 2632

Key Executives for Four Seas Mercantile Holdings Limited

Co-Founder, Managing Director, Executive Director, Member of Executive Committee and Member of Remuneration Committee
Age: 63
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Founder, Chairman, Head of Corporate Strategies, Policies & Planning, Chairman of Nomination Committee and Chairman of Executive Committee
Age: 68
Total Annual Compensation: $3.6M
Director of Internal Audit, Qualified Accountant, Company Secretary and Executive Director
Age: 55
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Executive Director and Member of Executive Committee
Age: 57
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Four Seas Mercantile Holdings Limited Key Developments

Four Seas Mercantile Holdings Limited Approves Final Dividend for the Year Ended March 31, 2016

Four Seas Mercantile Holdings Limited at the annual general meeting held on August 25, 2016 approved a final dividend of 6.5 hongkong cents per share for the year ended March 31, 2016.

Four Seas Mercantile Holdings Limited Reports Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended March 31, 2016

Four Seas Mercantile Holdings Limited reported audited consolidated earnings results for the year ended March 31, 2016. For the year, the company reported revenue of HKD 2,941,468,000 compared to HKD 2,907,497,000 a year ago. Profit before tax was HKD 66,577,000 compared to HKD 184,550,000 a year ago. Profit attributable to equity holders of the company tax of HKD 45,827,000 or 11.9 cents per basic and diluted share compared to HKD 140,185,000 or 36.4 cents per basic and diluted share for the last year. Purchases of items of property, plant and equipment was HKD 93,805,000 compared to HKD 84,411,000 a year ago. Net cash flows used in operating activities was HKD 43,501,000 against net cash flow from operating activities of HKD 87,130,000 a year ago.

Four Seas Mercantile Holdings Limited Recommends Final Dividend for the Year Ended 31 March 2016, Payable on 28 September 2016

The board of directors of Four Seas Mercantile Holdings Limited recommended the payment of a final dividend of 6.5 Hong Kong cents in cash per ordinary share for the year ended 31 March 2016. Subject to the approval by the shareholders of the company at the forthcoming annual general meeting of the company to be held on 25 August 2016, dividend will be paid in cash on 28 September 2016 to shareholders of the company whose names appear in the register of members of the company as at the close of business on 8 September 2016. Together with the interim dividend of 3.0 Hong Kong cents per ordinary share, the total dividends per ordinary share for the financial year ended 31 March 2016 is 9.5 Hong Kong cents against 9.5 Hong Kong cents in 2015.

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