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Manila Water hits record operating earnings in 2023

Manila Water posted ₱20.5 billion in operating earnings for 2023. Solid topline growth for the year was driven by the continued recovery of customer demand with the resumption of economic activities, as well as implementation of tariff adjustments in the East Zone Concession and several Non-East Zone Philippines businesses. Coupled with Manila Water’s implementation of cost management and efficiency initiatives, operating margins improved 11 percentage points to 67%. 

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Stakeholder and Investor Engagement


To keep the Manila Water’s investors and stakeholders informed of the developments in its business, the Company conducts quarterly analysts’ briefings and regular one-on-one meetings with shareholders, fund managers and analysts to keep them updated on the financial and operating performance of the company as well as other relevant material information and details on transactions of the company.

Below are communication platforms utilized by the Company for its IR activities:    

  • The Company provides a livestreaming link for foreign participants during the quarterly analysts’ briefings
  • Participation in roadshows (deal and non-deal) and investor days held in the Philippines and abroad
  • Press briefings immediately after every annual stockholders’ meeting to engage other stakeholders, specifically the media

In the pursuit of the Company’s thrust to continuously improve awareness of best practices in the conduct of its business and operations especially in corporate governance across the organization, including dealings with its business partners and customers, the Company constantly update its website, www.manilawater.com, with a section dedicated to investor relations and corporate governance.

The Investor Relations section houses all information that may be required by the investors, shareholders and stakeholders. The site has been enhanced to be user-friendly and is accessible to the public at all times.

The Company has engaged with institutional investors and analysts through the following activities in 2018:    

  • 6 roadshows with a total of 59 Investors held in Manila and Singapore
  • 27 one-on-one meetings/conference calls with institutional investors
  • 19 one-on-one meetings/conference calls with analysts

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Ownership Structure


MANILA WATER COMPANY, INC.

Ownership Structure
As of October 11, 2023

  Common Shares Preferred Shares Voting
(Common and Preferred)
Economic
(Common and 1/10 Preferred)
  No. % No. % No. % PW Allocated % No. % PW Allocated %
Local  2,437,962,018 84.48% 4,000,000,000 100%  6,437,962,018 93.50% 87.16% 2,794,337,625 86.19% 86.19%
Trident Water Holdings Company, Inc. 900,052,160 31.19% 2,691,268,205 67.28% 3,591,320,365 52.16% 52.16% 1,169,178,981 36.06%

36.06%

Ayala Corporation* 579,409,232 20.08% - - 579,409,232 8.41% 21.09% 579,409,232 17.87% 20.56%
Public/Officers/ Employees 958,500,626 33.21% - - 958,500,626 13.92% 13.92% 958.500.626 29.56% 29.56%
Philwater - - 872,487,863 21.81% 872,487,863 12.67% - 87.248,786 2.69%  
Foreign

447,833,879

15.52% - - 447,833,879 6.50% 6.50% 447,833,879 13.81% 13.81%
PCD Nominee Corporation (Non-Filipino) 446,209,193 15.46% - - 446,209,193 6.48% 6.48% 446,209,193 13.76% 13.76%
Public 1,624,686 0.06% - - 1,624,686 0.02% 0.02% 1,624,686 0.05% 0.05%
Total 2,885,795,897 100% 4,000,000,000 100% 6,885,795,897 100% 93.66% 3,242,171,507 100% 100%

* Includes the 22,409,000 indirect shares logded under PCD Nominee Corporation (Filipino) and nominee shares

 

Investor FAQs


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When was the initial public offering (IPO) of MWC and what was the offering price?

MWC's IPO took place on March 18, 2005. The initial offering price was at Php6.50 per share.

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What is the Stock Symbol (Ticker)?

Manila Water shares trade under the stock symbol "MWC" on the Philippine Stock Exchange.

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Who are MWC's external auditors?

SyCip, Gorres, Velayo & Co.

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Does MWC pay dividends?

MWC has been consistently paying out 35% of its net income to shareholders every year since 2007.

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How do I buy buy and sell MWC shares?

You may contact any registered stock broker to buy stocks of MWC listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange. 
For a list of trading participants who can trade on the Philippine Stock Exchange, you may visit www.pse.com.ph.

You may also contact:
Shareholder Services and Assistance 
Bank of the Philippine Islands Stock Transfer Office: 16th Floor, BPI Building Ayala Avenue corner Paseo de Roxas Makati City, Philippines 
Tel No.: (632) 816-9067 / 816-9068 / 816-9898 
E-mail: [email protected]

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How do I change or obtain information regarding my shareholder account?

You may contact:
Shareholder Services and Assistance 
Bank of the Philippine Islands Stock Transfer Office: 16th Floor, BPI Building Ayala Avenue corner Paseo de Roxas Makati City, Philippines 
Tel No.: (632) 816-9067 / 816-9068 / 816-9898 
E-mail: [email protected]

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When is MWC's Annual Stockholders’ Meeting (ASM) and how do I participate?

MWC's ASM typically takes place in April. Stockholders are notified of the exact time and location in writing in advance and may either attend in person or submit their proxy voting forms.

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How do I get to know more about MWC's recent performance and future plans?

Our investor relations materials covering these are available here.

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Where can I find MWC's announcements and releases?

MWC provides regular updates about its plans and programs through press releases which are listed on this page; or through analysts' briefings which are held on a quarterly basis.

News coverage is archived here.

Recent stock exchange and SEC filings and press announcements are also available here.

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How can I contact MWC Investor Relations?

You may contact MWC Investor Relations by:    
E-Mail: [email protected]    
Postal Mail:
Manila Water Co. Inc.    
Investor Relations    
2nd Floor, MWSS Administration Building,     
489 Katipunan Road, 1105 Balara, Quezon City

Analysts and Investors Contact


Investor Relations

  • Inquiries on Company's Financial and Operating Performance                
  • Request for inclusion in the mailing list

Contact Person:
Mark S. Orbos                
Director for Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations

Address:
Manila Water Co. Inc.                
Investor Relations                
2nd Floor, MWSS Administration Building,                 
489 Katipunan Road, 1105 Balara, Quezon City                

Email: [email protected]

Shareholder Services and Assistance / Stock Transfer

  • Inquiries on MWC Common and Preferred shares, and dividends                
  • Request for stock certificates                 

Address:
Bank of the Philippine Islands Stock Transfer Office
16th Floor, BPI Building Ayala Avenue corner
Paseo de Roxas Makati City, Philippines

Telephone No.:
+632 8816 9067
+632 8816 9068
+632 8816 9898

Email: [email protected]

Analysts and Investors Contact 2


Corporate Governance    

Address:
Manila Water Co. Inc.    
Corporate Governance    
2nd Floor, MWSS Administration Building,     
489 Katipunan Road, 1105 Balara, Quezon City    

Email: [email protected]

For other inquiries:

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