C52.SI - ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited

SES - SES Delayed Price. Currency in SGD
1.99
-0.03 (-1.49%)
At close: 5:04PM SGT
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Previous close2.02
Open2.02
Bid1.99 x 0
Ask1.99 x 0
Day's range1.99 - 2.03
52-week range1.96 - 2.80
Volume15,508,700
Avg. volume10,447,400
Market cap4.3B
Beta0.32
PE ratio (TTM)13.45
EPS (TTM)0.15
Earnings date10 Nov 2017
Dividend & yield0.06 (3.91%)
Ex-dividend date2017-08-17
1y target est2.34
  • Grab smashes ComfortDelGro harder with extended discount offer
    Singapore Business Review14 days ago

    Grab smashes ComfortDelGro harder with extended discount offer

    Grab drives another blow to ComfortDelGro's (CDG) taxi business by extending its discount campaign for drivers to 6 October 2017. According to OCBC Investment Research, the number of CDG’s taxi hirers who may switch to Grab has increased to more than 3,000. Grab first offered a $50 discount per day for six months to CDG’s taxi hirers if they switch over to any of Grab’s taxi-fleet partners.

  • Can ComfortDelGro still survive without local taxi segment?
    Singapore Business Review14 days ago

    Can ComfortDelGro still survive without local taxi segment?

    It may find yields from other transport areas. ComfortDelGro can still retain its distribution per share (DPS) even without free cash flow (FCF) from its Singapore taxi operations, UOB Kay Hian said. UOB ...

  • Could Uber save ComfortDelGro's crashing taxi segment?
    Singapore Business Review19 days ago

    Could Uber save ComfortDelGro's crashing taxi segment?

    Earnings from taxis could fall to 5% next year. ComfortDelGro's (CDG) potential partnership with Uber could reduce the decline of its taxi business, Maybank Kim Eng said. The bank said CDG securing Uber's ...

  • Daily Briefing: APAC Realty IPO raises strong interest; Which is the top online grocer?
    Singapore Business Review19 days ago

    Daily Briefing: APAC Realty IPO raises strong interest; Which is the top online grocer?

    APAC Realty Limited, which operates under the ERA brand, received robust investor interest for its shares during its initial public offering (IPO), with the public offering and international placement being 29.0 times and 13.4 times subscribed, respectively. The company offered an international placement of 44.5 million shares and a public offering of 4.4 million shares at $0.66 per share. In a release, APAC Realty revealed that it received 3,035 applications for a total of 127.7 million shares for its public offering, with the application monies amounting to around $84.3 million.

  • SMRT beats ComfortDelGro in bid for Thomson-East Coast Line operation
    Singapore Business Review29 days ago

    SMRT beats ComfortDelGro in bid for Thomson-East Coast Line operation

    SMRT's offer was 30% lower than SBS Transit's. SMRT beat SBS Transit (SBST), a company where ComfortDelGro owns 75%, in a bid to operate Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) for an initial nine-year period. According ...

  • Daily Briefing: Grab tries to lure ComfortDelGro drivers; 24 consultants to receive HDB Awards 2017
    Singapore Business Reviewlast month

    Daily Briefing: Grab tries to lure ComfortDelGro drivers; 24 consultants to receive HDB Awards 2017

    According to Channel News Asia, who broke the news, Grab was offering a daily rental discount of up-to S$50 (US$36) to drivers who rented from the four local companies in its network. The companies are Premier, Prime, SMRT and TransCab (and are all of the other Taxi companies in Singapore besides Comfort). Furthermore, if Comfort drivers switch to private-hire cars rented from Grab they will receive a S$1,688 (US$1,255) monthly discount upon completing 20 trips per week.

  • Why ComfortDelGro's Uber deal is timely
    Singapore Business Review2 months ago

    Why ComfortDelGro's Uber deal is timely

    Amidst the elevated competition from private hire car firms, ComfortDelGro's recent Uber deal could not have come at a better time. According to RHB analyst Shekhar Jaiswal, ComfortDelGro is expected to benefit from an improved taxi utilisation from the deal. To recall, ComfortDelGro's taxi revenue already fell 11% to $36m YoY in 2Q17.

  • Shares Investment2 months ago

    SI Research: ComfortDelGro Corporation – Giving Up Already?

    Since the emergence of Uber and Grab, ComfortDelGro has been finding ways to go head-to-head with the competition instead of improving themselves.

  • Shares Investment2 months ago

    Investors’ Corner (Cogent Holdings, ComfortDelGro Corporation, Thai Beverage Public Company, Wilmar International)

    Cogent Holdings’ (Cogent) revenue for 2Q17 rose 3.6% in line with our forecast driven by improved profitability for the container depot operations as well as maiden contribution from Phase 2 of Port Klang Free Zone warehouse.

  • ComfortDelGro's public transport profits dip 1.1% to $86.2m
    Singapore Business Review2 months ago

    ComfortDelGro's public transport profits dip 1.1% to $86.2m

    This segment could see some recovery in 2H17. ComfortDelGro's public transport service segment has seen a slight dip in operating profit for the first six months of the year. According to UOB Kay Hian, ...

  • ComfortDelGro ramps up efforts to stem its taxi woes
    Singapore Business Review2 months ago

    ComfortDelGro ramps up efforts to stem its taxi woes

    It recently reported dismal taxi figures for the past quarter. The competition is getting intense in the taxi landscape and ComfortDelGro is feeling the pressure. According to UOB Kay Hian, the group's ...

  • ComfortDelGro to launch taxi booking service with Ryde
    Singapore Business Review5 months ago

    ComfortDelGro to launch taxi booking service with Ryde

    The app has around 100,000 members. After Ryde was given the go-ahead to be a third-party taxi booking service provider by the Land Transport Authority, it partnered with ComfortDelGro to launch a taxi booking service. Launched in 2014, Ryde was the world's first real-time carpooling app home-grown in Singapore.

  • Bus segment continues to drive growth for ComfortDelGro
    Singapore Business Review5 months ago

    Bus segment continues to drive growth for ComfortDelGro

    ComfortDelGro's bus business performed spectacularly in the past quarter, as figures from CIMB showed. According to the brokerage firm, the operating profit of ComfortDelGro's bus segment grew 18.1% to $13m in the past quarter. This improvement was brought about by the higher revenue and better margins of the bus business under the new contracting model.

  • ComfortDelGro's taxi business to keep struggling until 2H17
    Singapore Business Review5 months ago

    ComfortDelGro's taxi business to keep struggling until 2H17

    The firm will depend on Downtown Line’s opening for revenue growth. Although ComfortDelGro’s (CDG) 1Q17 results came in largely within expectations of analysts at OCBC despite a 2.4% YoY decline in revenue to $972.0m, it is expected that CDG’s taxi business will still be enduring troubles to come moving forward through 2017, at least until the new Downtown Line opening. “Looking ahead, we expect its CDG’s taxi business to continue to face headwinds while revenue growth will be driven by the expected opening of DTL3 in 2H17, which serves the most populated areas compared to the first two phases.

  • ComfortDelGro's net profit up 12.4% to $82.5m in Q1
    Singapore Business Review5 months ago

    ComfortDelGro's net profit up 12.4% to $82.5m in Q1

    ComfortDelGro reported strong bottom line despite the slump in its revenue for the quarter ending in March. For the said quarter, group revenue was down 2.4% to $972m, mainly attributable to the negative foreign currency translation of $24.8m due to the weaker Sterling Pound and Chinese Renminbi. Despite this, net profit grew by 12.4% to $82.5m, boosted by lower operating and finance costs.

  • ComfortDelGro opts not to introduce dynamic pricing
    Singapore Business Review7 months ago

    ComfortDelGro opts not to introduce dynamic pricing

    It will instead adopt a flat fare structure. Authorities recently gave a go-ahead for taxi operators to introduce dynamic pricing for trips booked through mobile applications. ComfortDelGro has chosen not to introduce such scheme for now, and will instead adopt a flat fare structure for mobile bookings.

  • Here's what the restructing of diesel tax could mean for ComfortDelGro
    Singapore Business Review8 months ago

    Here's what the restructing of diesel tax could mean for ComfortDelGro

    It will have must pass on the tax reduction to drivers. Minister Heng Swee Keat announced during the Budget 2017 the restructuring of diesel taxes from lump-sum tax, a special tax levied on diesel taxis and is payable annually, to usage-based tax which is based on the volume of diesel used. What does this mean for transport group ComfortDelGro?

  • Here's why the new bus contracting model will keep ComfortDelGro happy this year
    Singapore Business Review9 months ago

    Here's why the new bus contracting model will keep ComfortDelGro happy this year

    It will enjoy a higher EBIT margin of 7%. This year marks the first full year implementation of the new bus contracting model and surely, ComfortDelGro's bus business will reap the benefits of the new model. According to CIMB, with its cost-indexed feature and asset-light nature, it could spur a higher operating margin for the group.

  • What will ComfortDelGro get from its recent acquisition in Australia?
    Singapore Business Review10 months ago

    What will ComfortDelGro get from its recent acquisition in Australia?

    Transport group ComfortDelGro seemed to have extra cash to spare as it eyes to acquire 49% stake in ComfortDelGro Cabcharge from its partner, Cabcharge Australia for around $196m in cash. According to RHB Research, the management stated that the cash consideration would be funded through combination of internal funds and bank borrowings. "However, we believe there is enough funds on ComfortDelGro’s balance sheet to fund the acquisition fully in cash, while maintaining an increasing dividend payout ratio," the research firm noted.

  • 3 things ComfortDelGro can rely on for growth in 2017
    Singapore Business Review10 months ago

    3 things ComfortDelGro can rely on for growth in 2017

    A successful bid to operate the Thomson-East Coast line is one. According to a report by Maybank Kim Eng, one thing that can kick off the turnaround is the successful bid to operate the Thomson-East Coast Line.

  • Are ComfortDelGro taxis keeping up with Uber, Grab?
    Singapore Business Review11 months ago

    Are ComfortDelGro taxis keeping up with Uber, Grab?

    Despite the booming popularity of ride-hailing apps like Grab and Uber, ComfortDelGro still stood their ground, managing to maintain a close to 100% hire-out rate. According to RHB analyst Shekhar Jaiswal the group's taxi business has seen negligible impact from rising competition presented by Uber and Grab. OCBC Investment Research analyst Eugene Chua also have the same thing in mind, noting that taxi earnings should remain stable as ComfortDelGro continues its fleet renewal programme.

  • ComfortDelGro to brace for $8.9m bus revenue cut
    Singapore Business Reviewlast year

    ComfortDelGro to brace for $8.9m bus revenue cut

    The Public Transport Council announced last week that public transport fares will be reduced by 4.2% starting next year, with the conclusion of its 2016 Fare Review Exercise. The reduction follows on from last year’s 1.9% cut, DBS Group Research said noting that this could have led to weakness on ComfortDelGro’s (CD) share price given its exposure in the Singapore public transport space. DBS stated that the estimated impact on revenue from the announced fare reduction on the Public Transport Operators will be about $79m a year, $8.9m of which will be shouldered by ComfortDelGro's subsidiary, SBS Transit.

  • ComfortDelGro unaffected by 4.2% fare cuts
    Singapore Business Reviewlast year

    ComfortDelGro unaffected by 4.2% fare cuts

    The $8.9m revenue drop will be made god by the LTA. With ComfortDelGro's bus business already under the new government contracting model, the recently announced 4.2% fare cut will not affect its bus revenue, since all revenue risk from bus fares will be on LTA and not the operator. According to OCBC Investment Research, with CDG’s rail segment not as significant its bus segment, the fare reduction of 4.2% translates to a total decrease in fare revenue of only S$8.9m for CDG.