JAKARTA, March 31, 2019 – PT Aneka Gas Industri, Tbk. (IDX Ticker Code: AGII.IJ), Indonesia’s largest industrial gas company, released its audited financial statements for full year 2018 (FY 2018), which reported revenue growth of 12.8% y-o-y from IDR 1.838 trillion in 2017 to IDR 2.073 trillion in 2018. The Company also reported Net Profit for the period of IDR 114.374 billion in FY 2018, a 17.2% increase compared to the Net Profit of IDR 97.598 billion in 2017. Some of the Key Highlights of AGII’s FY 2018 financial performance are as follows
• Revenues increased by 12.8% y-o-y from IDR 1.838 trillion in 2017 to IDR 2.073 trillion in 2018, mainly driven by retail and medical sectors.
• FY 2018 Net profit grew by 17.2% y-o-y from IDR 97.598 billion in 2017 to Rp 114.374 billion in 2018.
• Overall margins improved due to favorable contribution from the retail and medical sectors
• AGII has added 9 filling stations in 2018 bringing the total number to 100 filling stations by year’s end
• FY 2018 Gross Margin amounted to 45.33%
• FY 2018 Net Margin amounted to around 5.52% compared to 5.31% in the same period last year
• Balance sheet remained strong with cash position stood at almost IDR 285 billion as of December 31, 2018. Net gearing remains low at 0.48
Rachmat Harsono, President Director of PT Aneka Gas Industri, Tbk, stated that, “We are happy to report another great year especially due to the improving market conditions during 2018 that has been reflected in our financial performance. In terms of profitability, Aneka Gas Industri registered a year-on-year net profit growth of 17.2% for the FY 2018 and we are also glad to be able to report that our Company continues to fulfil its shareholders’ commitment by building the filling stations needed to increase capacity utilization and revenues from our plants. This allows us to move forward with investments in potential growth areas with the right strategy. Furthermore, we also expect the demand for industrial gas products will improve across the country in line with Indonesia’s economic growth”.:
Solid Financial Position
The Company’s balance sheet remains strong with AGII’s Net gearing (interest bearing debt/equity) as of December 31, 2018, remained low at 0.97. This shows AGII’s strong emphasis on efficient use of its capital and the Company will continue to maintain the right balance between its assets and liabilities required to ensure sustainable growth.
Sustainable Profit Margins
AGII’s gross profit margin stood at 45.33% in FY 2018 while Operating Profit (EBIT) margin amounted to 18.78%. The Company’s EBITDA margin stood at 31.25% level in FY 2018 while Net Margin remained 5.52% compared to the same period in the previous year.
About PT Aneka Gas Industri Tbk:
PT Aneka Gas Industri Tbk (“AGII”), is the largest industrial gas company in Indonesia and is engaged in four business lines, namely: 1) industrial gas production, 2) industrial gas trading, 3) industrial gas equipment trading and 4) industrial gas equipment installation.
AGII is publicly listed on the Indonesian Stock Exchange (IDX) and is majority owned by the Samator Group. As of December 31, 2018, AGII has 44 industrial gas plants and 100 filling stations in 23 provinces across Indonesia.
For more information, please contact:
Imelda Harsono – PT Aneka Gas Industri Tbk
Tel: (62-21) 8370 9111
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (62-21) 8370 9111 ext. 117
Email: [email protected]
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