Net Income of Astragraphia in 2005 Raising Up To15,5%
Jakarta, May 5, 2006 - PT Astra Graphia Tbk (ASGR) recorded a net income of Rp545,46 billion or increase significantly by 15.5% over last year. Net income outside backups after performance according to labor law No. 13/2003, increased by 13.9%, compared to last year.
"Increase in net income and net profit are accompanied by excellent financial condition, so Astragraphia is able to conduct repurchase bonds and pay Dividends in large numbers," delivered by Lukito Dewandaya, President Director Astragraphia in public exposure which is held after ASGR annual general meeting of shareholders today.
Repurchase of bonds by Rp 32 billion with discounted prices has reduced the total value of Bonds from Rp 150 billion to Rp 118 billion and resulting profit on principal value by Rp. 2.90 billion. As for the distribution of Dividends that have been approved in AGMS is around 100% of net profit of financial year 2005 after deducting the cost of reserve fund, or Rp 25 per share that will be paid to ASGR shareholders on June 22, 2006.
For future plan, Astragraphia will speed up the process of digitizing and ready to enter color copier business and color multifunctional when permits and regulations from government have been issued. "With support our main principal, Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd. which is a leader in color multifunctional, Astragraphia ready to answer the market needs", Lukito added.
The acceleration of Digitization process done by Astragraphia through Valued Services and Solutions program and leveraging Services Business. Expected Services Business will grow significantly, as it offers cost efficiency, increase productivity, and control of office devices that connected to the network, so that the customer can more focus on its core business.