Riverstone - UOB Kay Hian 2024-05-13: 1Q24 Earnings Above Expectations; Positive Dividend Surprise

Riverstone - 1Q24 Earnings Above Expectations; Positive Dividend Surprise

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  • Riverstone’s 1Q24 earnings rose 54.5% y-o-y to RM72m, beating our forecast by 3%. Revenue was higher y-o-y and q-o-q for the fifth consecutive quarter, driven by higher demand for its higher-margin customised healthcare gloves and cleanroom gloves.
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Results above expectations; sequential growth for the fifth consecutive quarter.

  • Riverstone (SGX:AP4) reported 1Q24 revenue and net profit of RM249.5m (+4.8% y-o-y, +8.6% q-o-q) and RM72.2m (+54.5% y-o-y, +6.9% q-o-q) respectively, forming 24% and 28% of our full-year forecasts and exceeding our expectations.
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  • Gross profit jumped 57.3% y-o-y, as margins expanded from higher ASPs and lower raw material costs. However, 1Q24 gross margins dipped q-o-q marginally to 39.1% due to higher raw material costs q-o-q.

Surprise interim dividend declared; strong balance sheet supports higher payout ratio.

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Above is the excerpt from report by UOB Kay Hian Research.
Clients of UOB Kay Hian may be the first to access the full report in PDF @ https://www.utrade.com.sg/.

John Cheong UOB Kay Hian Research | Heidi Mo UOB Kay Hian | https://research.uobkayhian.com/ 2024-05-13

Read also UOB's most recent report:
2024-05-16 Riverstone - Beneficiary Of Us Tariff Hike & Glovemaker With The Most Attractive Valuation.

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