SM Investments financial report
What: SM Investments Corporation reported a consolidated net income of PHP 20.1 billion (EUR 405 million) in the January to June period, from PHP 7.1 billion (EUR 143 million) in the same period last year.
Why it is important: Retail revenue growth was 17.8% in Non-Food, with online and Call To Deliver accounting for 13.1% of total revenues.
SM Investments Corporation consolidated revenues rose 4% to PHP 193.5 billion (USD 3.897 billion) in the first half from PHP 185.5 billion (USD 3.736 billion) in the same period last year.
Banking accounted for 58% of SM’s reported net earnings from core businesses, followed by property at 28% and retail at 14%.
In the six months ended June 2021, SM Retail and its affiliates added 159 stores while banks increased their network by 22 branches. SM Development Corporation launched two residential projects, Sands Residences in Manila and Cheerful 2 Residences in Pampanga bringing over 3,900 new units to the market.
SM Retail reported revenues of PHP138.2 billion, slightly lower than PHP139.2 billion in the previous period. Revenue growth was 17.8% in Non-Food, with online and Call To Deliver accounting for 13.1% of total revenues. Retail net income was at PHP 3.6 billion (USD 73 million) from PHP 522.0 million (USD 11 million) in the previous period, benefitting from cost reductions implemented in the first quarter across all formats and further efficiencies in the second quarter.