Pawnshops profit vanish 20%

Pawn PT (Persero) recorded a decline in first-half profit in 2013 amounted to Rp718 billion. The decline equivalent to 22 per cent, compared with the previous acquisition of Rp929 billion.

Director of Mortgage Finance Agus Dwi Pramoedya said the decline in profit due to the decline in gold prices Pawn. “Earnings in the first half we declined, due to the decline in gold prices greatly affect the performance, so terkspos pawnshops with gold prices, gold prices fell borrowing had come down,” said Dwi on Pawn Headquarters, Jakarta, Thursday (01/08/2013).

Dwi explained, for income, Pawn still recorded an increase. Where the report in June of this year recorded revenue Rp 4, 1 trillion, or an increase of 6.5 percent over the same period last year, which is Rp3, 8 trillion.

While the number of assets, Dwi said today there was an increase in total assets Pawnshops, where the current total assets Pawn Rp33 trillion, up 13 percent compared to last year’s total assets amounted to Rp29 trillion.

“Customers we still rose to 14.4 million compared to June last year, there was an increase of 5 per cent, last year’s 13.7 million customers,” he added.

Further Dwi, turnover Pawn until June submit their increased 6 percent to Rp46 trillion last year reached Rp43 trillion.

Meanwhile, the increase in Islamic mortgage that has increased 8.6 percent, where as of June this Pawnshops scored 6 trillion last year compared with the same period amounted to Rp 5, 5 trillion.

“Operating revenues actually still rising, with the increasing number of our customers, it looks the business we’re still growing,” he said.

Mayora Record Profit Growth 34.28%

PT Mayora Indah Tbk (MYOR) recorded a profit attributable to owners of the parent rose 34.28 percent to Rp451, 51 billion in the first half of 2013 from the same period the previous year Rp336, 23 billion.

As quoted from disclosure, on Wednesday (31/07/2013), the increase in profit was also followed by an increase in the first half of 2013 the company’s revenues were up 6.5 percent to Rp 5, 79 trillion, compared with the previous Rp 5, 44 trillion.

Cost of sales of the company’s first half of 2013 decreased slightly to Rp 4, 30, earlier than Rp 4 trillion, 32 trillion. Gross profit in the first half of 2013 increased to Rp1, 49 trillion compared to previous Rp1, 12 trillion. Burden of the company’s sales rose to Rp679, 45 billion from Rp512, 44 billion.

The Company earned interest first half of 2013 rose to Rp13, 80 billion as compared to the previous Rp 6, 96 billion. Rental income rose to R1, 36 billion in the first half of 2013 from the same period a year earlier R1, 12 billion.

Meanwhile, the company’s profit before tax rose to Rp587, 50 billion in the first half of 2013 from the same period the previous year Rp435, 59 billion.

Total liabilities of the company on June 30, 2013 decreased to Rp 5, 14 trillion compared to period ended 31 December 2012 amounting to Rp 5, 23 trillion. The company’s equity rose to Rp3, 52 trillion in the first half of 2013 from December 31, 2012 amounting to Rp3, 06 trillion.

Come Enjoy Good EMC Indonesia Industrial Properties

Industrial properties are very excited. Many buildings, malls, apartments and housing built everywhere.

Passion that turns a positive impact on EMC storage players. For the second quarter of this year, EMC has also enjoyed the delicious Indonesian property industry.

“One of the significant business (growth) is not in the leading sectors such as telecommunications and banking, but the property industry is hot. Many transactions. Also in the financial and telecommunications industries, “said Adi Rusli (Country Manager, EMC Indonesia) on the achievement of the company ahead of time to break the fast together in Jakarta yesterday (07/30/2013).

Adi insisted, EMC revenue spearhead Indonesia remains the financial and telecommunications sectors. “But there is a rising industrial properties (growth) with demand virtualization to cloud storage consolidation,” he explained.

Compared to the first quarter of this year, said Adi, EMC’s total revenue in the country grew by 8.2%. “It should be bigger,” said Adi. Greater constraints on growth, he said, is not economic factors. “But because many projects are backed up to the third quarter. Usually January to July slowed somewhat, “he explained.

For storage business, said Adi, achieving EMC in the first half of 2013 grew 24% compared to the same period last year. While in total, EMC revenue in Indonesia for the first half of this year grew 25.4% compared to the first half of 2012.

Citing data from research institutions IDC for the first quarter of 2013, Adi mentioned that the EMC is now sitting in third. “In Indonesia, EMC is not number one,” he admitted. “But there is a significant growth. First, four years ago, EMC no ranking (in Indonesia), “he explained.

Currently, there are about EMC focuses on the business of big data, cloud and security. EMC’s business is divided into the field of storage, virtualization and Pivotal (big data). Confused what is Pivotal? Pivotal is a new platform, where all the virtualized infrastructure and presented as a service (service) and complete control through software. Pivotal is a new business entity EMC, the EMC’s ownership of 60%, 20% and 10% GE VMware.

BSD Spread Rp 262 Billion Dividend to Shareholders

General meeting of shareholders (AGM) Tbk PT Bumi Serpong Damai (BSD) decided giving a total dividend of 20% of net income in 2012. Shareholders will receive a dividend of Rp 262 billion, or USD 15 per share.

“The ratio of dividends based on the performance achievements of 2012 and the company’s business plan in 2013. Especially concerning the supply of funds is based on the supply of funds for investment purposes, infrastructure development, expansion up operations. Dividends are also a form of appreciation to all our shareholders,” said Director and Corporate Secretary BSD Hermawan Wijaya in the event AGM / EGM BSD at the Ritz Carlton, Mega Kuningan, Jakarta, Thursday (05/30/2013).

In 2012, the company posted a 52.96% rise in net profit to Rp 1.28 trillion, compared to the same period in 2011 to Rp 870.78 billion. It was due to strong revenue growth in all projects, including residential, commercial, land, and industrial.

“This year we are targeting revenue growth of 20% supported by the launch of 10 residential and commercial projects. Company has also set up capex (capital expenditure / capital expenditure) Rp 3 trillion during the year 2013,” he added.

In addition, it was agreed at the AGM, the company will invest 80% of its net profit as retained earnings and general reserves. Proceeds will be used to strengthen the capital structure of the company, especially in business development and operational finance company and its subsidiaries.

At the EGM also approved management’s plan to conduct additional capital without pre-emptive rights (non-ER) to a maximum of 20% of the company’s capital.

“BSD now have the option to use additional capital when needed no later than 2 years after the approval,” he explained.

ESSA Records Net Income of U.S. $ 6.9 Million

PT Surya Eka Perkasa Tbk (ESSA), issuers engaged in LPG refinery, the first semester of 2013 (unaudited) recorded revenues (consolidated) U.S. $ 19.6 million and net income of U.S. $ 6.9 million, and EBITDA of U.S. $ 12 million.

In the disclosure of information the Indonesia Stock Exchange, mentioned ESAA produce LPG at 21 493 metric tons, and 78,586 barrels of condensate during the first semester of 2013, an increase of respectively 26.1% and 33.8% compared to the first half of 2012.

The average selling price of LPG during the first half fell 10.8% to U.S. $ 809 per metric ton, compared to U.S. $ 903 per metric ton in the first half 2012.Harga average LPG during the first semester of 2013 is higher than the benchmark of the Company in 2013 amounted to U.S. $ 750 per metric ton.

Permata Bank Net Income Up 15 Percent

JAKARTA-PT Bank Permata Tbk throughout the first half 2013 net profit of Rp 818 billion, up 15 percent compared with the same period in 2012.

Director of Bank Permata, David Fletcher said the company’s total operating income by the end of June 2013 amounted to Rp 3.2 trillion, up 12.28 percent compared with the same period last year to Rp 2.86 trillion.

The increase in operating income was driven by growth in net interest income and fee-based revenue (fee-based).

In this case, the net interest income grew 12 per cent year on year to Rp 2.56 trillion, while the fee-based income rose 11 percent from the same period in 2012, to Rp 638 billion.

On the other hand, bank lending grew 27 percent year on year from Rp 84.4 trillion at the end of June 2012 to Rp 106.9 trillion at the end of June 2013.

“Credit growth in almost all business segments, including strong growth in SME business, mortgage and lending to corporate and middle segments of the local market.’s Total assets reached Rp. 144.3 trillion, up 31% yoy from Rp 110.6 trillion per 30 June 2012, “said Fletcher.

More diverse funding base and grow sustainably. Third-party funding, including from Islamic-unit increased 32 percent yoy to Rp 116.1 trillion. Composition of demand deposits and savings deposits recorded an increase of respectively 16 percent yoy and 6 percent yoy.

Meanwhile deposits recorded strong growth at 41 per cent yoy. Sharia financing recorded a significant increase in the amount of 95 per cent yoy.

“I am pleased to convey that the Bank’s operational performance improved strongly in the first half of 2013 this through our disciplined in carrying out the strategy,” said Fletcher.

Add Petroleum Production, Pertamina drilling four wells

To increase oil production, PT Pertamina Hulu Energi is conducting a drilling four wells in West Madura Offshore (WMO). Wells are being intensively explored today are PHE N-1 (Rig Bohai-8) which has been drilled to a depth of 3491 feet.
Operational Director of PT Pertamina Hulu Energi, Eddy Purnomo said in addition to drill exploration wells paa, PHE also is conducting development drilling on wells, the PHE 54A-1 (rig Java Star)
“Today, Java Star up in the depths of 2045 feet,” said Eddy Purnomo at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, on Tuesday (16/07/2013).
PHE ONWJ also are exploring the development of PHE wells 40A-7R (rig Harvey Ward) drilled at a depth of 3077 feet, and PHE development wells 38B-7 (rig COSL Seeker) reached a depth of 2007 feet.
To note, during the first half of 2013, oil production of Pertamina Hulu Energi West Madura Offshore reached 10,220 barrels per day (bpd), or about 50 percent of which has been targeted at 20 443 bph.
But the number of such production under the same target is not met, the low realization of production in the first six months of this because in the early years of oil production is still below 10,000 bpd.
“Pertamina had experienced problems in mounting platform (platform) and the addition of new drilling rigs,” said Eddy.

Industry: Gipang, The Crunchy Sweet of Banten!

Snacks that one is said to be one of the Banten savouries are sold as souvenirs. It feels crisp, sweet, slightly sticky because it is made of sticky rice mixed with sugar water. Want to taste it?

Banten and Jakarta distance is not so far away. But not many know that this small town also keep some snacks that shake up the tongue. One of the snacks are pretty popular Bantam either be enjoyed as a snack or a souvenir is gipang cake.

Arguably the ingredients for the cake gipang very simple. The main ingredient is glutinous rice to make white or red sticky rice. Once steamed, then cooled and washed glutinous water and then dried in the sun to dry too sticky. Well, then fried and then mixed with sugar water so typical slightly sticky texture when eaten.

Gipang that is so thin and cut into pieces. If the first gipang not have a flavor variation, gipang now made ​​in a variety of flavors such as pandan flavor and brown sugar. Some are smeared with peanut butter on it to impart a delicious savory-savory.

Gipang now arguably the confectionary that is quite rare, not many sellers these snacks outside the city of Serang. Even in Punjab alone gipang only made ​​in cottage industries in the villages. Though this snack has a huge potential, because it feels good addition gipang price is very affordable.

Commodity price doldrums, Uno Uno Corporate Profit Drops 65%

Saratoga Investama Tbk PT Federal International (SRTG) made a profit of Rp 188.34 billion in the first half of 2013, down 65% when compared to the same period last year of Rp 539.61 billion. The fall in profits due to weak performance in the subsidiary coal and palm oil sector.

“Weakness in the coal and palm oil sector makes to the weakening performance,” said President Director of Saratoga Uno Uno S in Jakarta, Thursday (08/01/2013).

The Company recorded revenue of Rp 1.165 trillion in the first six months of this year, revenue rose compared to the previous year in the same period to Rp 1.138 trillion.

Load reduced income from Rp 1,063 to Rp 1,038 trillion trillion at the end of June 2013. So the gross profit and operating profit growth is still positive.

The company’s net profit could decline due to other expenses are quite high, especially because of the performance of subsidiaries in the coal sector and palm oil weakened.

Saratoga continued to invest in three key sectors to drive economic growth in Indonesia with a long-term outlook is very positive.

“By providing long-term benefits, Saratoga will continue to contribute to Indonesia and the wider community,” Uno added.

One of the company’s subsidiary in the consumer sector, PT Mustika Pinasthika Mitra Tbk (MPMX), earned revenues of Rp 6.78 trillion, contributed by higher sales of motorcycles in East Java and East Nusa Tenggara.

Sales volume increased by 26% to 447,578 units in the first half of 2013 compared to 355,758 units in the same period a year earlier. It is also supported by MPM automotive rental business, which rose 74%, from 6,995 units in the first half of 2012 to 12,104 units in the first half of 2013.

While the sector PT Tower Bersama Infrastructure Tbk (TBIG) won pendapatam surge by 96% This is caused by the growth of a significant tenant of organic growth and through acquisitions, from 8,584 tenants as of June 2012 to 15 277 tenants in June 2013.

In line with the increase in revenues, gross profit TBIG also been increased by 98% in the first half of 2013.

Saratoga Investment in PT Lintas Marga Sedaya managing highway projects Cikampek-palimanan goes according to schedule. Overall construction was started in January 2013.

The entire land has been acquired, the work permit has been issued by the authorities and senior debt facility is executed as well as drawdown begins in line with the project an important milestone.

While the natural resources sector, global sentiment towards commodities affect the performance of associated companies (investee companies) engaged in integrated coal sector, mining and palm oil.

Such as PT Adaro Energy Tbk (ADRO), Provident Agro, and PT Agro Maju Raya (Amara) which was corrected earnings

Expand in Insurance and Banking

Entering the second half of 2013, the company plans to enter into the insurance and banking sectors. This sector, said Uno, still very attractive in Indonesia.

“We are open to look at opportunities in the banking sector. Banks in Indonesia are very good, the growth of the industry is still good,” he said.

The Company is developing in the direction of the two sectors of the industry. How, can by buying an existing company or create new company from scratch.

“The business model we are usually targeting existing enterprises and capital needs. But it could also open opportunities from zero,” he said.