Summary of financial status and Company's performance as at September 30, 2016
|Net profit attributable to owners of the Company||887,214||712,191||524,935|
Summary of Financial Ratios
|Net profit margin (%)||8.4%||5.4%||4.2%|
|Return on equities (%)||20.3%||18.2%||14.8%|
|Return on assets (%)||9.6%||7.7%||6.1%|
|Debt to equities ratio (times)||0.5||0.8||0.8|
|Earnings per share (Baht)||4.73||3.80||2.80|
|Dividend per share (Baht)||2.50||2.00||1.60|
The Company's has changed the accounting period from January 1 and ending on December 1 of every year to October 1 and ending on September 30 of every year, effective from 2016 onwards, in which the 2016 fiscal year will be starting on January 1, 2016 and ending on September 30, 2016, consisting of 9 months. And from 2017 fiscal year onwards, the accounting period will be consisting of 12 months, starting from October 1 and ending on September 30 of every year.
In 2016, the Company had sales revenue of Baht 10,399 million, 19.3% decreased from the previous year. Total sales revenue was contributed from beverage business of Baht 5,493 million or 12.9% decreased from the previous year, and food business of Baht 4,906 million or 25.3% decreased from the previous year. Main reason was difference accounting period between 9 months versus 12 months, as a resulted of change in the Company's accounting period as mentioned above.
For the same 9 months period, sales revenue of the Company in 2016 increased by 7.9% from the previous year. Sales revenue from food business increased by 16.5%, while sales revenue from food business slightly decreased by 0.4%. Main reasons were as the followings;
- For beverage business, the successful of brand building strategies and marketing and promotional campaigns, together with positive feedbacks on new products from the customers and sales revenue growth from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) business helped support the beverage sales revenue to grow by 16.5%, and maintain number one market share in both RTD tea market at 43.0% and pure RTD green tea market at 45.3%, though RTD tea and pure RTD green tea markets declined by 5.7% and 5.4%, respectively.
- For food business, eventhough the Company openned up 8 new restaurant outlets, the Company closed 7 non-performing outlets (total outlets was 242 as of September 30, 2016, including overseas outlets but excluding franchise outlet), together with temporary closing of the restaurant branches in Major Pinklao, as a result of fired, and the sluggish economic which affect consumer's spending, food sales revenue slightly declined in 2016.
For the same 9 months period, net profit of the Company in 2016 increased by 90.9% from the previous year. This is mainly due to success from brand buildings, effective cost management, both cost of goods sold and selling expenses.