Market Mover | YTL Power Releases Quarterly Performance Report for Period Ending March 31, 2024; Stock Price Plummets by 9%

Futu News ·  May 24 11:44

May 24, 2024 - $YTLPOWR (6742.MY)$ shares fell 9.29% to RM 4.88 in trading on Friday. The company released its 24Q1 financial results. Revenue fell but net profit increased significantly.

114m.png2024 First Quarter  Financial Highlights

-The revenue for this quarter is RM 5159.8 million, down 3.8% compared to RM 5357.5 million in the same period last year.

-The net profit (attributable to ordinary equity holders of the parent) for this quarter reached RM 698.69 million, up 34.5% compared to RM 519.64 million in the same period last year.

-This quarter's dividend is declared at 3 sen per share, compared to 2.5 sen in the same period last year.

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  1. Power Generation:

    • YTL PowerSeraya, a subsidiary, has an agreement with TNB Genco to export and import 100MW of electricity to Singapore via an interconnector, marking the first commercial supply of electricity from Malaysia to Singapore.

    • The lifting of Malaysia's export ban on renewable energy is a positive development for the green electricity market, with YTL PowerSeraya well-positioned to participate in the green energy import market.

    • YTL PowerSeraya won a proposal to develop a 600MW hydrogen-ready CCGT power plant, which aligns with the company's commitment to environmentally sustainable practices.

    • The power generation segment will focus on customer service, operational efficiency, and exploring diversification into integrated multi-utilities supply.

  2. Water & Sewerage:

    • Wessex Water, an appointed business, is working towards delivering investment commitments agreed with the regulator and discussing plans for the next price review.

    • The company is exploring opportunities for organic growth within the wider UK group.

  3. Telecommunications:

    • YES #FirstTo5G and Infinite data plans are providing unlimited 5G plus 4G data, with plans to extend 5G services across the country in line with DNB's 5G network rollout.

    • The company is looking to increase its subscriber base through partnerships and collaborations.

  4. Investment Holding Activities:

  • Development of the YTL Green Data Center Park, co-powered by on-site renewable solar energy, is underway.

  • The consortium with Sea Limited was awarded a digital banking license, aiming to contribute to Malaysia's digital transformation and broaden financial services access.

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