Slightly turnover, Profit Drops 54% XL fact to Rp 670 Billion

PT XL Axiata Tbk (EXCL) correction suffers 54% profit in the first half of 2013 to Rp 670 billion from Rp 1.46 trillion. The company’s revenue edged up 1%.

XL recorded net income of Rp 10.3 trillion in the first half of this year, from Rp 10.2 trillion in the previous position. The rise in revenue driven by increased data service revenues by 13%.

“Our performance this quarter marks our success to turn things around after a decline in the previous two quarters,” said President Director of XL Hasnul Suhaimi, in a press release on Thursday (01/08/2013).

Until the end of the first half of 2013, the XL has spent Rp 4 trillion for infrastructure investment in the data. A combination of internal funds and debt.

XL has signed a new loan agreement in U.S. dollars with Standard Chartered Bank in May 2013 for U.S. $ 50 million. Meanwhile, during the first half of this 2013 also, the amount of debt XL increased to Rp 17.1 trillion from Rp 12.7 trillion in the previous year.

“XL will remain focused on data services given the growing use of data rapidly increasing contribution to company revenues. During the first six months of this year, data revenue accounted for 22% of total revenue, compared to 19% last year, “he added.

Surplus production of 79 105 Tons of Rice Klaten

Production of dry grain harvest in Klaten district in the period January to June 2013 reached 206 706 tonnes. The amount is equivalent to 134 119 tonnes of rice. Thus, the Klaten still have a surplus of 79 105 tonnes of rice, because the rice needs only 55 014 tons.
The surplus is very encouraging, because in the last few seasons, the rat attack raged in a number of centers of rice production. In fact, based on the records of the Department of Agriculture Klaten, Klaten rat infestation has reached the range of 1,000 hectares of land.
“Hama rats pose a threat to farmers in Klaten, since the last few seasons. Absence of rat infestation, I believe the total production of rice in Klaten can far exceed the total production achieved today,” said Head of the Department of Agriculture Klaten, Wahyu Prasetyo Ir MSi, Thursday (1/8).
He added, before the Department of Agriculture has set a target of planting 29,804 hectares wide in January-June 2013, but the realization reached 30 257 hectares. There is an excess of the target of 453 hectares or 1.5 percent. Productivity ranged from 55.77 quintals / hectare to 62.15 quintals / hectare.
“Klaten still try to get up to 115,000 tons of rice surplus, such as the achievement by 2009. Currently, it has not been exposed to Klaten planthopper pests and rodents. But this time, the rat can not fully resolved, despite continuing efforts to eradicate rats,” said Rev. .
Rat control efforts have been done in various ways, such as the development of natural enemies in the form of an owl rats, mongoose, snakes and rice. A number of village support the effort by issuing regulations that prohibit killing animals Village predatory rats.

Takjil Transaction achieve Rp 4 bilions

BOGOR-Who says business takjil during Ramadan is home-based business with minimal turnover. In Bogor, turnover of the business is actually small medium businesses billions of dollars.

During the last six days, the velocity of money to commodities takjil Ramadan City Rain turns to reach Rp 4 billion. Average daily transaction estimated at Rp680 million.
This does not include culinary shopping “street” during fasting, such as in the cafe tent, stalls pecel catfish, seafood or cottage. The transaction is expected to double, from 3 billion to 6 billion per night.

A trader takjil in Jalan Padjadjaran, Ernie claimed could sell 200 packs per day. “Not only compote, but there lupis, golosor noodles, and fried foods. The price is Rp 5,000 per pack, so my turnover approximately one million dollars. Fortunately Rp200 thousand per day, “he explained.

At least there are five centers takjil in Bogor, which is in Housing Yasmin, Jalan Tegalgundil Bantarjati, Suryakencana Street, Fountain Roundabout, and the dam area. Not infrequently, the height of the seasonal market spill resulted in congestion due to the crowds of visitors.

On average in every village there are 10 traders takjil, it is estimated that there are 680 traders takjil in 68 villages in the city of Bogor. When a trader doing an average transaction of Rp 1 million, then the velocity of money to commodities takjil around Rp680 million.

“That figure is logical, very logical. Bogor is quite consumptive, so that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the field of culinary enthusiasts never quiet, “said the Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) Bogor, Radar Bogor to Erik Suganda (Group JPNN), yesterday.

Erik said, Bogor City Chamber of Commerce study culinary related transactions always scored five feet high. “From the afternoon, at about 16:00 in the morning until late, transaction hawkers around Rp3 billion. At Ramadan, increased 100 percent because many people break their fast on the outside of the house, “he explained.

Meanwhile, economic observers Bogor, Nusa Muktiaji said the high turnover of describing a culture of consumption. “It tends to over-consumptive culture. A number of commodities which is usually not consumed, it sought during Ramadan, such as pastries, “he said.

Metland Rp 40 Billion Dividend

PT Metropolitan Land Tbk (MTLA) will distribute profits or dividends to shareholders amounting to Rp 40.47 billion or USD 5.37 per share. The amount of dividends equal to 20% of the company’s net profit of Rp 203.69 billion in 2012 to 7.57 billion stockholders.

Director Metland Nanda Widya said dividend decision has been approved in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held by the company at the Hotel Mulia, Jakarta, Thursday (16/05/2013).

“The dividends will be distributed on July 5, 2013,” he said.

In addition, the shareholders also approved a net profit in 2012 was allocated to the reserve fund of Rp 2 billion company to a business development company. While the remainder recorded as retained earnings to increase working capital.

The Company recorded income of $ 678.729 billion in 2012, up 25.3% compared to 2011 revenue of Rp 541.781 billion. While the value of the company’s assets in 2012 grew 16.5% to Rp 2.016 trillion from Rp 1.73 trillion.

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.

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.

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 ‚Äč‚ÄčEast 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.

Up turnover, Kalbe Farma Raup Rp 922 Billion Profit

Net income of PT Kalbe Farma Tbk (KLBF) rose 14.2% in the first half of 2013 to Rp 922 billion. The rise in profits was driven significant sales growth.

In line with net income, earnings per share also increased to Rp 20 per share from Rp 17 per share. While net sales grew by 18.9% to Rp 7.421 trillion from Rp 6.244 trillion in the same period in 2012.

“Despite rising inflation, we see the demand for pharmaceutical products, consumer health and nutrition products can last up to the first half of 2013,” said Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary Kalbe Vidjongtius in a press release on Wednesday (31/07/2013).

Gross profit increased by 18.3% to Rp 3,623 billion, in line with sales growth. The ratio of gross profit to sales decreased 0.3% to 48.8% from 49.1% in the first half of last year, among others, due to the impact of the depreciation of Rupiah and change the composition of the business.

“We remain wary of the rupiah and anticipate continued volatility in the short term and their impact on the Company’s margins. Nevertheless, we remain confident of achieving the target this year,” he said.

Prescription Drug Division recorded net sales of Rp 1,887 trillion, up 18.1%, driven mainly by volume growth. Prescription Drug division contributed 25% to total net sales.

Health Division recorded growth of 19% to net sales of Rp 1,194 trillion. Health Division contributed 16% to total sales

Nutrition Division maintains the momentum achieved net sales of USD 1.759 trillion, an increase of 32.1% over the same period in 2012. Nutrition division now contributes 24% to total sales.

Distribution and Logistics division grew 11.6% to reach sales of Rp 2,581 billion. Distribution and Logistics division contributed 35% to total net sales, down from 37% in the first half of 2012.

Industry: Legit sweet Dodoo Buleleng

Traditional lunkhead this one is not a regular lunkhead. Elongated shape wrapped in dried corn leaves are fragrant aroma. Not only is demand-sweet as the dish but also a lot of religious ceremonies was bought as souvenirs.

Not only that Betawi and got lunkhead Garut. Bali also has an icon lunkhead Buleleng famous enough even among guests. Buleleng lunkhead characterized tersediri than on the wrapper also lies in raw materials of manufacture.

Lunkhead Bali or also known as the lunkhead Buleleng has a distinctive taste that sweet sticky and fragrant. The raw material is black rice, coconut milk, and brown sugar. Lunkhead-making process is still quite traditional as done in home-based industries in Buleleng, North Bali is the home city of manufacture.

No wonder if the packaging is very traditional and unique. Each lunkhead wrapped with ‘klobot’ or dried corn leaves. Made slightly elongated shape with both sides tied up using a rope. The smell of dried corn leaves as a wrapper that gives fragrant sensation while enjoying the lunkhead who is solid black.

Another uniqueness, lunkhead Buleleng not packed in boxes or plastic. This lunkhead direnceng so each one lengthwise 10 pieces and hung with raffia. Each renceng sold at Rp 10.000,00. In Bali, Buleleng lunkhead often used as complementary offerings religious ceremonies. Over time this lunkhead much taken by the travelers who come as souvenirs typical of Bali.

This lunkhead can be retained for up to 3 weeks old. Well, if the streets to make sure you buy the resort island of Bali this lunkhead. Besides suitable as a gift because it is distinctive and delicious, reckoning you also have to help preserve traditional cuisine.