Gudang Garam Breathe profit of Rp 2.2 trillion, 4% Slightly

PT Gudang Garam Tbk (GGRM) posted a profit of Rp 2.2 trillion in the first half of 2013, edged up 4.7% from the same period last year to Rp 2.1 trillion.

As quoted from the company’s financial statements, on Thursday (01/08/2013), Gudang Garam revenue reached Rp 26.63 trillion in the first half of 2013, higher than the previous position of Rp 23.55 trillion.

On the increased revenue and profit, the company’s earnings per share rose to Rp 1,145 per share from Rp 1,092 per share.

Cost of sales producer of clove cigarettes is also up from the previous Rp 19 trillion in the first half of 2012 to Rp 21.33 trillion this year. The burden on the company’s operating profit rose to Rp 3.233 trillion from Rp 3.046 trillion.

CIMB Niaga Net Income Reaches Rp 1 Trillion, Grow 12%

PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk recorded a consolidated net profit (unaudited) of Rp 1.05 trillion as of March 31, 2013, an increase of 12% compared to the net income in the same period in 2012 amounting to Rp 937 billion.

This results in a net profit growth of earnings per share (EPS) amounted to USD 41.94, greater than the figure in the same period last year of Rp 37.26.

CIMB Niaga’s net profit increase was contributed by the increase in operating income and a decrease in provision expense, along with the total credit growth and asset quality improved.

In the first quarter of 2013, managed to keep its position as the fifth largest bank, with total assets of Rp 217.46 trillion as of March 31, 2013, grew 26% compared to the first quarter of 2012 amounted to Rp172, 68 trillion.

As of March 31, 2013, CIMB Niaga has distributed a total gross loans amounted to Rp 147.06 trillion, up 13% from the same period in 2012 amounted to Rp 129.83 trillion.

Along CIMB Niaga step in mobilizing public funds, total deposits (deposits) grew by 26% to Rp 167.32 trillion, compared to the prior year period which amounted to Rp 133.23 trillion, which is supported by the growth of CASA (Current Account Savings Account) by 31% to Rp 77.73 trillion.

In terms of credit quality, the ratio of non-performing loans (non-performing loans) CIMB Niaga’s gross per March 31, 2013 stood at 2.41%, a decrease of 28 basis points compared to the first quarter of 2012 amounted to 2.69%.

President Director of CIMB Niaga, Arwin Rasyid said of CIMB Niaga’s total loan portfolio in the first quarter of 2013, the Commercial Banking contributed the largest value of Rp 59.60 trillion (40%), followed by Consumer Banking amounted to Rp 45.09 trillion (31%), and Corporate Banking at Rp 42.37 trillion (29%).

“Personal Loan and Micro business rate became the highest growth, respectively 75% and 56%. As of March 31, 2013, Personal Loan managed loan portfolio to Rp 1.07 trillion, and a big four bank Personal Loan largest dealer Indonesia, “Arwin said in a press release on Monday (29/04/2013).

While, micro-lending rate has amounted to Rp 2.29 trillion as of March 31, 2013, grew 56% over the same period last year. Micro business growth rate is in line with Bank Indonesia regulations that require banks to continue to increase the share of SME loans (SMEs) by 20% of the total loan portfolio in stages until 2018.

Sharia (UUSs) CIMB Niaga also recorded good growth. As of March 31, 2013, UUS CIMB Niaga has disbursed Rp 8 trillion, an increase of 135% yoy. Rahn also recorded growth businesses (mortgage) which surged 114% to Rp124 billion compared to the same period in 2012.

Down, Astra gets profit of Rp 8.8 Trillion

JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – PT Astra International Tbk and its subsidiaries had net profit of Rp 8.8 trillion during the first half of 2013. Net income was down 9 percent from the acquisition of the first half of 2012 which reached Rp 9.7 trillion. Earnings per share fell 9 percent to Rp 218 per saham.PT Astra International and its subsidiary, Tuesday (07/30/2013), announced a slight decrease in performance during the first half of 2013 compared to first half of 2012.
Through the release mentioned that the Astra’s net income during the first six months of 2013 amounted to Rp 94.3 trillion. Net revenue was down 2 percent compared to the same period of 2012 which reached Rp 95.9 trillion.
According to the President Director of PT Astra International Prijono Sugiarto, there are several factors that predicted to affect business performance in the second half of 2013.
Factor in question is increased competition in the automobile market, rising labor costs, and declining commodity prices. As for his own prospects for domestic demand continued to grow.
There are six core business lines are the focus of Astra Group, the automotive division, financial services, heavy equipment and mining, agribusiness, infrastructure and logistics, and information technology.
Two division increased net income, namely financial services division rose 19 percent to Rp 2.1 trillion and information technology division rose 2 percent to Rp 55 billion.
Net income and mining equipment division fell 24 percent to Rp 1.4 trillion. Agribusiness division net income fell 25 percent to Rp 571 billion.
Meanwhile, the automotive division’s net profit fell 10 percent to Rp 4.4 trillion. Demand for motor vehicles during the first 6 months of 2013 remained high.
Based on data from the Association of Indonesian Automotive, car sales in Indonesia in the period January to June 2013 reached 601 952 units. The sales figures increased compared to the same period in 2012 to reach 535 261 units.
Increased income and affordability levels still remain high interest rates support demand for motor vehicles. Automotive segment net profit decline due to increased competition due to an increase in domestic production capacity and high labor cost.
Of total national car sales of around 602,000 units, Astra’s car sales rose 6 percent to 321 000 units. Market share declined from 56 percent to 53 percent.
Astra Toyota Agya and Astra Daihatsu Ayla?-Products of energy-efficient cars and affordable (low cost green car / LCGC)-Astra Group is expected to begin to be distributed in August 2013 with a production capacity of 10,000 units per month.
Meanwhile, the Indonesian Consumers Foundation (YLKI) asked the government to revise the regulations concerning the total cars energy efficient and environmentally friendly.
“It should be given incentives are public transport, not private vehicles,” said board member daily YLKI, Sincere Abadi.
According YLKI, policy-efficient cars can be accepted if the transport system in the large cities is adequate and integrated. Regulation efficient cars is currently not on time because it is still poor public transport infrastructure in Indonesia.