Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Berhad operates within the Newspapers sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Berhad with three other
newspaper publishers in Asia:
Siam Sport Syndicate Public Company Limited
sales of 2.68 billion Thai Bahts [US$82.54 million]
of which 100%
was Printing & Advertisng),
Nation Multimedia Group Public Company Limited
(2.86 billion Thai Bahts [US$88.36 million]
of which 59%
was Printing and Advertising), and
Hindustan Media Ventures Limited
based in India
(6.26 billion Indian Rupees [US$101.96 million]
of which 100%
was Print Media).
During the year ended December of 2013, sales at
Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Berhad were 342.43 million Malaysian Ringgits (US$104.56 million).
decrease of 0.8%
versus 2012, when the company's sales were 345.25 million Malaysian Ringgits.
The sales level in 2013 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2008, Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Berhad had sales
of 373.32 million Malaysian Ringgits.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 85.1% decline
in Information Techonology and Multimedia, from 8.62 million Malaysian Ringgits to 1.28 million Malaysian Ringgits.
There were also decreases in sales in
Publishing and Distribution (down 1.6% to 328.98 million Malaysian Ringgits)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Investment Holding and Management Servic (up 449.4% to 12.17 million Malaysian Ringgits)