3 Quick Numbers To Understand Thai Beverage Public Company Limited’s Business Growth

Thai Beverage Public Company Limited (SGX: Y92) is a Singapore-listed consumer products company.

It sources most of its revenue from Thailand and it has four main segments, namely, Spirits, Beer, Non-Alcoholic Beverages, and Food.  The first two are the largest parts of Thai Beverage’s business in terms of both revenue and profit contribution.

Thai Beverage currently has 18 distilleries, three breweries, and 10 non-alcohol beverage production facilities. Some of its well-known spirits brands include Ruang Khao and SangSom. The company is also behind Chang Beer. In the non-alcohol beverages category, Thai Beverage has brands such as Oishi Green Tea and est cola.

Thai Beverage’s first day of trading in Singapore’s stock market was on 30 May 2006. So, the company has recently marked its 10th year as a listed company.

Here are three quick numbers for investors to understand how Thai Beverage’s business has performed over the past decade.

1. Book value

Thai Beverage’s book value per share of THB 2.09 at the end of 2006 has grown steadily over the past decade to THB 4.62 at end-2015. This represents a 9.2% compound annual growth rate.

2. Dividend payout

The company has been consistently paying an annual dividend in each year starting from 2006. Morever, Thai Beverage has either maintained or increased those dividends. From 2006 to 2015, Thai Beverage’s dividend per share has climbed by 12.0% annually from THB 0.22 to THB 0.61.

3. Earnings per share

The spirits distiller and beer brewer had earnings of THB 0.42 per share in 2006, and the figure has since grown by 10.7% per year to THB 1.05 in 2015.

To sum up, Thai Beverage is a company that has exhibited steady business growth over the past decade. That being said, the past does not guarantee the future, and so investors need to assess the company’s future growth potential before making any investment decision.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Esjay does not own shares in any companies mentioned.