Meanwhile, the rise in labour and overhead costs is expected to dampen the Group’s profitability further.
The increase in electricity tariff rates in January 2014 and natural gas tariffs in May 2014 will cause overhead costs to escalate and will affect the financial performance for the upcoming year.
Both the tissue and personal care segment will continue to operate in a
tough environment as most of the FMCG (“Fast-Moving Consumer Goods”)
companies continue to shift their focus from protecting margins to
Price per acre with trees without deduct debt (RM) Price per acre without trees without deduct debt (RM) Price per acre with trees with deduct debt (RM) Price per acre without trees with deduct debt (RM)
就拿有树并且加入负债的数字来说： ＲＭ ２６，１４３
以 Sabah 和 Sarawak 的土地，我认为这个价格是严重被低估的，两万六买 １ Acre 有油棕树的土地，这是相当便宜的交易。
ＰＥ 衡量法认为 KM Loong 价格合理。 土地衡量法认为 KM Loong 便宜。
我个人除了看 PE 和 土地价格之外，我特别在意的是油棕树龄，毕竟油棕公司不是卖土地的，它是需要有油棕果来生产油棕相关产品才能赚钱，长期来说，有年轻树龄的油棕公司才会有优势，如果看树龄的话，KM Loong 就不是很好的选择了。
Profit before taxation of RM66.7 million was however 10.8% lower as
compared to RM74.8 million in the previous year corresponding quarter
mainly due to higher utilities and promotion expenses as well as initial costs associated with new stores opening.
The Malaysian economy is expected to remain resilient in 2014 even
though domestic consumption will be facing challenges from rising cost
of living as a result of increase in prices of goods and services.
The Group, leveraging on its 30th year anniversary activities,
competitive strengths and refurbishment programme, remains optimistic of
an improved performance for 2014.