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5-year Financial Information

2013
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2014
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2015
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2016
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2017
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Revenue 524,937 603,522 686,754 701,549 806,710
Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation ("EBITDA") 28,268 32,510 56,650 62,457 59,998
Profit Before Taxation ("PBT") 26,169 29,578 54,397 59,078 55,781
Profit Attributable to Owners of the Company 19,648 21,961 39,735 43,499 40,743
Earnings Per Share - Basic (sen)* 2.52 2.82 5.04 5.34 4.86
Earnings Per Share - Diluted (sen)* - - 4.88 5.11 4.67
Earning Per Share - Basic

Computed based on Profit Attributable to Owners of the Company and divided by the weighted average number of shares in issue during the financial year ended 31 December 2017 of 837,810,471.

Earning Per Share - Diluted

Computed based on Profit Attributable to Owners of the Company and divided by the adjusted weighted average number of shares in issue during the financial year ended 31 December 2017 of 872,024,391.

Upon the completion of the Company’s share split exercise on 8 September 2017, the issued and paid-up ordinary shares of the Company as of that date were increased from 281,617,551 shares to 844,852,653 shares. The share split involved a subdivision of one (1) existing ordinary share into three (3) ordinary shares.

Earning Per Share - Basic

The weighted average number of ordinary shares in issue during the financial years 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 have been adjusted to take into effect of the share split exercise undertaken by the Company on 8 September 2017 as highlighted above.

Annual Report

Annual Report 2017
Annual Report 2016
Annual Report 2015
Annual Report 2014

Minutes of Annual General Meeting

26th - AGM Minutes
26th - AGM Minutes Appendix
25th - AGM Minutes
25th - AGM Minutes Appendix

Board Charter

Board Charter

Investor Relation FAQ

1. What is Luxchem's core business?

Luxchem core business is the supply of industrial chemicals. It has over 400 types of chemicals and 80 grades of Unsaturated Polyester Resin (UPR) which it exports to a total of 13 countries. Its large established customer base of over 1,000 provides the company considerable synergies to sustain and grow the business. Luxchem has been manufacturing UPR and gelcoat since 1998 and is a local market leader in supplying UPR.

Transform Master Sdn Bhd 'TMSB' was acquired on 29/4/2016. TMSB is principally involved in the manufacturing of industrial chemical products including amongst others, latex chemical dispersions, latex processing chemicals and related products.

2. What is the present amount of outstanding shares?

As at 09 March 2018, the outstanding number of shares is 845,692,653.

3. What is Luxchem's fiscal year end?

31 December.

4. Who are the major shareholders?

Shareholders’ shareholding as at 09 March 2018.
Names Direct Holdings Indirect Holdings (excluding bare trustees)
No % No %
Chemplex Resources Sdn. Bhd. 411,420,000 48.648 - -
Tang Ying See 5,400,000 0.638 416,711,700 (a) 49.275
Chin Song Mooi 5,291,700 0.625 416,820,000 (a) 49.287
Chow Cheng Moey 68,932,200 8.150 600,000 (b) 0.071
Note:
  1. Deemed interested by virtue of their substantial shareholdings in Chemplex Resources Sdn. Bhd. and shares held by spouse pursuant to Section 8 of the Companies Act,2016.
  2. Deemed interested by virtue of shares held by spouse, Mr. Lim Kuang Sia pursuant to Section 59(11)(c) of the Companies Act, 2016.

5. What is the dividend payout ratio?

Our dividend payout has been as follows:
  1. FYE 2008: LCB paid dividend of 5 sen per share. Total payment of RM6.50 million represents 36% of PAT in FYE 2008.
  2. FYE 2009: LCB paid dividend of 7 sen per share. Total payment of RM9.10 million represents 48% of PAT in FYE 2009.
  3. FYE 2010: LCB paid dividend of 8 sen per share. Total payment of RM10.40 million represents 51% of PAT in FYE 2010.
  4. FYE 2011: LCB paid dividend of 9 sen per share. Total payment of RM11.70 million represents 52% of PAT in FYE 2011.
  5. FYE 2012: LCB paid dividend of 8.5 sen per share. Total payment of RM11.05 million represents 50% of PAT in FYE 2012.
  6. FYE 2013: LCB paid dividend of 8 sen per share. Total payment of RM10.40 million represents 54% of PAT in FYE 2013.
  7. FYE 2014: LCB paid dividend of 6 sen per share. Total payment of RM11.80 million represents 54% of PAT in FYE 2014.
  8. FYE 2015 : LCB paid dividend of 6.5 sen per share Total payment of RM17.63 million represents 45% of PAT in FYE 2015.
  9. FYE 2016: LCB paid dividend of 7 sen per share. Total payment of RM19.44 million represents 45% of PAT in FYE 2016.
  10. FYE 2017: Prior to share split exercise, LCB paid dividend of 2.5 sen per share. Upon the completion of the Company’s share split exercise on 8 September 2017, one (1) existing ordinary share had been subdivided into three (3) ordinary shares. Post share split exercise, LCB paid dividend of 1.5 sen per share. Total payment of RM19.86 million represents 49% of PAT in FYE 2017.