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Is Boustead Singapore Limited Ltd a Profitable Company?

Previously, we looked at what business Boustead Singapore Limited (SGX: F9D) is involved in and how it brings in the dough. Now, we will look at how profitable it is.

To tell us if Boustead Singapore is profitable, we have to take a look at its Profit and Loss Statement, also known as the Income Statement. The Profit and Loss Statement shows a firm’s revenue and expenses during a specified period.

Below is a snapshot of the statement from Boustead Singapore. The period runs from 1 April to 31 March.

Source: Boustead Singapore’s Annual Report 2017

Boustead Singapore had a net profit of S$33.3 million for Financial Year 2017 (highlighted by the green box). This was an increase from the net profit of S$28.2 million seen one year ago. In percentage terms, net profit increased around 18%.

Looking at the earnings per share, the figure consequently went north from 5.4 cents in FY2016 to 6.4 cents in FY2017 (highlighted in blue box).

With the above, it can be seen that Boustead Singapore is a profitable company.

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