ASA and ACLEDA

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Author: Taing Souheang

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Posted on 27-Jul-2018

ACLEDA Staff Association (ASA) has been established since 2000 and owned 25% shares of ACLEDA which makes it the second largest stakeholder of ACLEDA Bank. Moreover, there are more than 10,000 shareholders who are mostly ACLEDA employees.

Recently, ASA Plc has announced its plan to become the sixth company to list on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) and expected to be done before the end of 2018. It means that the investors will be able to trade 25% of shares in ACLEDA Bank in the near future. This will allow the investors to be a part of ACLEDA, and participate in the growth of the bank as well.

On the other hand, ACLEDA Bank Plc. is well-known as a leading commercial bank in Cambodia whereas it provides various banking services, such as, E-banking, credit, deposits, local and international fund transfers, trade finance, cash management, money exchange and so on. According to the financial report, the total asset in 2017 has increased 12.43% compared to 2016 which makes it USD 5,244.37 million.

With the stable growth and as a leading bank in Cambodia, investors will be sure to earn extra profit from investing in ACLEDA. The table below is extracted from the financial report which shows the amount of earnings per share and dividend which have been paid out to its internal shareholders from 2013 to 2017.

Data

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

Earnings per share

$0.25

$0.41

$0.39

$0.35

$0.42

Dividend

$0.12

$0.20

$0.19

$0.17

$0.21