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Manila Water posts P6.5 Billion Net Income in 2018

Manila Water continued on its path to growth in 2018, posting net income increase of 6% from the previous year to reach P6.5 billion. This was driven largely by the steady performance of the Manila Concession, bolstered by the approval of its positive tariff adjustment and Business Plan. Beyond the Manila Concession, new business wins and acquisitions establish an ideal platform for further market expansion.

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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 2017:    

  • 8 roadshows with a total of 78 Investors held in Manila, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, United States (New York), United Kingdom (London) and several cities in Europe
  • 25 one-on-one meetings/conference calls with institutional investors
  • 38 one-on-one meetings with analysts

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Ownership Structure


MANILA WATER COMPANY, INC.

Ownership Structure
As of December 31, 2018

  Common Shares Preferred Shares Voting
(Common and Preferred)
Economic
(Common and 1/10 Preferred)
  No. % No. % No. % PW Allocated % No. % PW Allocated %
Local 1,271,173,625 61.56% 4,000,000,000 100% 5,271,173,625 86.91% 86.91% 1,671,173,625 67.80% 67.80%
Ayala Corporation* 866,946,196 41.99% - - 866,946,196 14.29% 80.25% 866,946,196 35.17% 51.40%
Public/Officers/ Employees** 404,227,429 19.58% - - 404,227,429 6.67% 6.67% 404,227,429 16.40% 16.40%
Philwater*** - - 4,000,000,000 100% 4,000,000,000 65.95%   400,000,000 16.23%  
Foreign 793,665,992 38.44% - - 793,665,992 13.09% 13.09% 793,665,992 32.20% 32.20%
PCD Nominee Corporation (Non-Filipino) 792,599,406 38.39% - - 792,599,406 13.07% 13.07% 792,599,406 32.16% 32.16%
Public 1,066,586 0.05% - - 1,066,586 0.02% 0.02% 1,066,586 0.04% 0.04%
Total 2,064,839,617 100% 4,000,000,000 100% 6,064,839,617 100% 100% 2,464,839,617 100% 100%

* Includes the 22,409,000 shares lodged under PCD Nominee Corporation (Filipino).
** Excludes the 22,409,000 indirect shares of Ayala Corporation lodged under PCD Nominee Corporation (Filipino).
*** Includes the one (1) share of Mr. John Eric T. Francia.

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:    
Telephone: +63 981 8130    
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

Jhonna P. Cañeja                
Investor Relations Manager

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.:
+63 816 9067
+63 816 9068
+63 816 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    

Telephone No.: +63 917 5900 local 1418
Email: [email protected]

For other inquiries:

For customer support and directory assistance click here.
For job applications and OJT request click here.

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