Astragraphia Distribute 40% of Dividend From Net Profits in 2009
Jakarta, May 15th, 2009 - PT Astra Graphia Tbk (ASGR) distributed dividends by Rp.18,-/share which is 40% derived from net profit. This was announced at the annual public exposure today, after obtaining the approval of the annual general meeting of shareholders held a few moments earlier. The dividend value already included interim dividend by Rp.10,- which has been distributed by ASGR in November last year, and the remaining Rp.8,- will be paid on June 26, 2009.
Dividend distribution is possible because ASGR succeed booked a net profit of Rp62,49 Billion and generally able to keep its financial stability. Net profit is obtained from net income in 2008 which is the consolidation increased by 41.6%, or equal to Rp.1,03 Trillion. This income is recording of the consolidation that begun since September 2008, due to the repurchase of shares of PT SCS Astragraphia Technologies (SAT) which was later renamed become PT Astra Graphia Information technology (AGIT).
Lukito Dewandaya, President Director ASGR suggests that repurchase AGIT stock is to solidify the ASGR vision to become a leading provider of business solutions based on information and communication technology (ICT) in Indonesia. ASGR believes that industry information and communication technology (ICT) continue to grow along with the role of ICT as support business processes.
The above vision in line with the plan of ASGR becoming Big & Beautiful poured in blueprint as business ASGR development guidelines. Next up will directed at concentration stabilization ASGR business organically through two business units i.e. currently Document Solution and IT Solution (through AGIT) as well as the development of new business opportunities (inorganic).
PT Astra Graphia Tbk (ASGR) is a public company which officially establish as a legal entity since 1976 and list its stock in Indonesia stock exchange. ASGR focus as a provider of business solutions based on information and communication technologies, through two business units, Document Solution business units with primary partner Fuji Xerox, and business unit IT Solution. ASGR has network 75 service points spread over 21 branch offices all over Indonesia.
For further information :
Corporate Secretary PT Astra Graphia Tbk
Telp: 390 9190 ext 1060 / Fax: 390 9151