June 19, 2021

メガワイド 第一四半期は黒字

フィリピンの会社Megawide Construction Corpは、2021年1~3月にコロナウイルス の影響から回復し、公共インフラプロジェクトに軸足を移している建設部門を中心に業績を伸ばしたと発表しました。

売上高は37億2,000万ペソにも上ります。建設事業の売上高は34億2,000万ペソ、純利益は1億6,800万ペソと、前年同期比で21%増加しました。

メガワイド社の会長兼CEOであるエドガー・サーベドラは、「経済が回復した暁には、当社の存在感をさらに高めるために、住宅、商業、産業の各分野にも積極的に取り組んでいきたいと考えている」と述べています。また同社は現在、マロロス・クラーク鉄道プロジェクト(MCRP)も手掛けています。

建設業は、コロナウイルス の蔓延を抑制するために厳しい規制を受けた産業の一つです。そのような中で黒字という響きは希望のに感じます。これからもフィリピンの建設業を牽引してくれることに期待します。

 

Megawide returns to profit in Q1, eyes bidding for more infra

MANILA – Megawide Construction Corp said Monday it has recovered from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first three months of 2021 driven mainly by its construction segment as it pivots towards public infrastructure projects.

Net income attributable to equity holders reached P2.9 million while consolidated revenues reached P3.72 billion “signaling its return to a healthier performance,” the company told the stock exchange.

Construction generated P3.42 billion and delivered a net income of P168 million or 21 percent higher compared to the same period last year, the statement said.
The construction sector was among those hit by the restrictions imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Megawide said it was capitalizing on advanced pre-cast technology, vertically integrated platform in construction and other support services to drive performance. It Is shifting its focus on public infrastructure projects, it added.

“We hope to offer our expertise and wide array of solutions in this fast-growing infrastructure space, whether as an engineering contractor, a service or product provider, or both, to maximize our exposure and generate more business,” said Megawide chairman and CEO Edgar Saavedra.

“We will also continue to be active in the residential and commercial and industrial segments to further expand our presence once the economy recovers,” he added.

Megawide is “very excited” to bid for the Metro Manila Subway System and the North-South Commuter Railway – South Line this year, Saavedra said.

The company is currently working on the Malolos-Clark Railway Project (MCRP).