Impact of Selling Assets in 2011, Merck Profit Drops 53%

Pharmaceutical and chemical company, PT Merck Tbk recorded a decrease in net income in 2012. The German issuers, incised profit of Rp 108 billion, down 53.24% from the previous period which amounted to Rp 231.16 billion.

Director of Finance Bambang Nurcahyo explain, the decline in 2012 net profit, due in 2011, the company is selling assets. This has an impact on revenues soaring Merck in 2011, while in 2012, there is no asset sales.

“The decline in performace 2012, causes the 2011 to sell property assets and Kemang BSD net profit of Rp 70 billion. Assets sold in 2011,” said Bambang at Public Expose Merck headquarters in Pasar Rebo, East Jakarta, Wednesday (20/03/2013).

In 2012, Merck’s sales reached Rp 930 billion, up 1.18% from the 2012 period amounted to Rp 919 billion. This sale, supported by three business units namely Chemicals Rp 359 billion, Merck Serono worth Rp 405 billion and Rp Consumer Healthcare 166 billion.

Merck also will perform a dividend of Rp 75 billion to shareholders. However, Bambang reluctant to mention the target profit, revenue and business plans and capital expenditures in 2013.

Indonesian Cement Net Profit Rises 22.9% First Half

JAKARTA – PT Semen Indonesia (Persero) Tbk recorded a growth of solid financial performance in the first half of 2013. Recorded a net profit of Rp 2.58 trillion or Rp 436 per share. The net income increased 22.9% from the same period in 2012.

In his press conference, Wednesday (31/7), Indonesian Cement said net profit growth is in line with the achievement of revenue of Rp 11.4 trillion. First half revenues increased 31.9% over the same period last year of Rp 8.6 trillion.

Total revenue was supported by the cement sales volume recorded 12.23 million tons, an increase of 18.3% over the same period last year amounted to 10.32 million tons. Consisted of domestic sales volume amounted to 12.14 million tonnes (up 18%) and export sales of 0.09 million tonnes (up 170%).

Meanwhile, the national cement sales volumes (industry) grew 7.5% to 27.83 million tonnes compared to the previous period of record 25.89 million tonnes.

Dwi Soetjipto, President Director of Semen Indonesia, said Indonesia’s cement sales growth outpacing industry growth supported the operation of plant Tonasa Tuban IV and V. Support was also obtained from the solid synergies, particularly in the areas of marketing and distribution in the Indonesian Cement Group.

“It makes us capable domestic market share increased to 43.6% from 40.9% last year. We will continue to expand the market from year to year, “said Dwi.

Gets Pinasthika Profit Partners Rp 248 Billion, Up 36%

Net profit of the company-owned automotive parts Uno Uno, PT Mustika Pinasthika Mitra Tbk (MPMX) reached Rp 248.33 billion in the first half of 2013, growing 36.2% over the same period last year periodeyang Rp 182.31 miiliar.

In addition, the company also recorded a net income of Rp 6.78 trillion, up 31% from the same period in 2012 amounted to Rp 5.18 trillion.

Gross profit also rose by 35% from Rp 750.69 billion in the first half of 2012 to Rp 1.02 trillion in the first half of 2013.

Director MPMX Tossin Hima explains, a significant increase in financial performance is in line with the Company’s solid operating performance. For example, under the vehicle rental business MPMRent significantly increase its fleet to 74% in the first 6 months of 2013 reached 12,104 units.

He also mentioned, total assets also increased 20% from last year’s Rp 9.07 trillion to Rp 10.88 trillion in the first semester of 2013. According to him, a solid financial performance is the result of hard work, good strategy and strengthened by the excellent execution.

“Achieving good performance in the first semester of 2013 was above the average growth of the industry and consistent with the Company experienced growth in recent years. This proves MPMX commitment in keeping what is our promise to the stakeholders, particularly shareholders and investors, the growth of a healthy and sustainable business, “Tossin said in a statement in Jakarta, Monday (22/07/2013).

He said the vehicle rental business market in Indonesia is divided and spread out in various areas and MPMX MPMRent benefit from having more than 20 years experience in this business.

“The experience and deep understanding MPMRent makes us more observant and aggressive in capturing and realizing opportunities in the vehicle rental business, especially in the corporate sector nationwide,” said Tossin.

In addition, Honda motorcycles for distribution business, especially in the area of ​​East Java and East Nusa Tenggara, sales rose by 26% to reach 447,578 units in the first semester 2013.

Meanwhile, the Honda motorcycle sales nationwide rose 12% and sales of motorcycles grew only 6% of the months January to June 2013.

Increased sales of motorcycles as well as the number of middle-class people in Indonesia, helped push sales of lubricants business MPMX growing more than 10% to reach 32.12 million liters of oil.

Profit Down 22.71 Percent Mortgage

Mortgage PT (Persero) first half net profit in 2013 amounted to Rp718 billion, a decrease of 22.71 percent over the same period in 2012 amounted to Rp929 billion.
“The decline in net profit slump triggered by the price of gold in the International market,” said the Director of Mortgage Finance, Agus Dwi Pramoedya, on the sidelines of the show “Pawn Gebyar Bazar”, in Jakarta on Thursday.
According to him if at the beginning of January 2013 the price of gold reaches approximately 1,483 U.S. dollars per troy ounce, but in June 2013 was in the range of 1,300 U.S. dollars per troy ounce.
According to Dwi, due to the decline in gold prices is continuous then the company had earmarked Rp 400 billion by the end of 2013 in anticipation of the continued decline in prices.
“Spare us prepare to face the potential loss. If the gold price does not go up until the end of 2013, it was forced to take action” for sale “to the collateral. Yagn So the loss was covered by reserves,” he said.
He explained that the decline in gold prices greatly affect the performance of the Mortgage, as appropriate business enterprise is dominated by gold pawn portion that currently account for about 97 percent.
“Mortgage loan disbursement will face obstacles if the thirst of gold continued to decline until the end of the year,” he said.
Despite a decline in net profit expressed Dwi, but in terms of revenue Pawnshop still posted gains.
“During the first semester of 2013, revenue reached Rp 4 Pawn, 1 trillion, up 6.5 percent over the same period of 2012 amounted to Rp3, 8 trillion,” he said.
Likewise, assets, until June 2013 grew about 13 percent to around Rp33 trillion, from the previous Rp29 trillion.
He said, gold pawn business until June 2013 the company was able to print revenue of Rp46 trillion, soaring from about Rp43 trillion previously.
The same time, revenue-based sharia pawning gold reached 6 trillion, up 8.6 percent from the previous Rp 5, 5 trillion.
Truly said Dwi, Pawnshop business as a whole still increase, but only because the price of gold dipped impacting net income.
The number of customers increased Pedagaian still about 15 percent to 14.4 million in the first half of 2013 from the previous 13.7 million customers.
“This marks the mortgage business will continue to grow in the future,” he said.

Prime Gapuraprima profit soars 318% So Rp 71 Billion

PT Prime Gapuraprima Tbk (GPRA) record net profit of Rp 71 billion in the first half of 2013, up 318% over the same period last year of Rp 17 billion. Profit rose due to an increase in sales of property projects.

In addition to earnings, the company’s sales also grew to Rp 242 billion during the first six months in 2013, up 60% over the same period last year of Rp 154 billion.

“A pretty solid performance of the company marked the sale of some of peningkan owned projects that boost the recorded rise in net profit,” said President Director of Prime Gapuraprima Rudy Margono, in a written statement on Friday (02/08/2013).

Rudy said the company’s operating income collected until June 2013 reached USD 89 billion, up 56% compared to the same period in 2012 which stood at Rp 38 billion.

With the achievement of the performance, Rudy optimistic residual second half of 2013 will also give good results for the company. “We sure could record sales of more than Rp 1 trillion this year,” he said.

To achieve that goal, various measures have been prepared in which the company completed acquisitions of 4 (four) project in Nusa Dua Bali, Pondok Indah in South Jakarta and Tangerang Chester South.

This year the company has focused on developing a number of projects, such as Diamond City-Cipayung area of ​​3.48 ha, Graha Azzura MT Haryono area of ​​0.37 ha, Ciawi Superblock (Ciawi) area of ​​2.5 ha and Air Force Radar-Cimanggis, Depok area 6 ha.

“The total value of the projects that we have prepared this year to reach Rp 1.1 trillion,” he said.

Looking ahead, said Rudy, Prime Gapuraprima also adds new 3-star hotel that is Gapuraprima Hotel located at Jalan Gatot Subroto, Central Jakarta, Mega Kuningan Best Western Hotel, South Jakarta, as well as the Best Western Hotel-Serpong, Tangerang.

Profit Dropped 82 Percent BNBR

PT Bakrie & Brothers Tbk (Bakrie), the parent company of the Bakrie business group, posted revenue of Rp 1.95 trillion in the first semester of 2013, plunged 82 percent over the same period in 2012 amounting to Rp 11.39 trillion.
Bobby Gafur Umar, President & CEO BNBR, explains, during the first six months ni BNBR successful management significantly suppress interest expense and financial expense by decreasing the portion of the debt.
Thus, interest expense and finance
The company fell by 78 percent from Rp 775.79 billion in the first half of 2012 to Rp 172.78 billion at the end of the first half of 2013, “Bobby said in a written statement on Wednesday (31/07/2013).
“It is down when compared to the first half of 2012 revenue gains. This is due to the deconsolidation of our subsidiaries, namely Bakrie Petroleum International Pte. Ltd.. and its subsidiaries, It also had an impact on net profit of the company, “he said.
Based on the company’s financial statements as of June 30, 2013, net income BNBR first half of 2013 reached Rp 8.36 billion, down 96 percent compared to the same period in 2012 amounted to Rp 214.35 billion.
In the report a year ago, perserian still include financial records Bakrie Petroleum International Pte. Ltd.. and Subsidiaries.
While the Company’s profit attributable to the parent entity, in the same period also fell from Rp 61.23 billion to Rp 4.86 billion.
The Company recorded a debt position until the first semester of 2013 BNBR remaining Rp 172.78 billion from Rp 603 billion.