Maintaining open communications and credibility with various stakeholders is a priority of Century Pacific Food, Inc.
Why we engage?
The primary objectives of Century Pacific Food’s Investor Relations (IR) team are:
to build a full and fair valuation of the securities’ price, in order to reduce cost of capital and create value for our stakeholders
to ensure continued access to capital markets, in order to provide the necessary support for long-term growth
How we engage?
The IR team meets their objectives through various activities that revolve around:
facilitating effective two-way communication between the team and the financial community, and
building confidence in the company’s strategic plans and gaining trust in the management teams’ ability to execute them
IR Program’s Key Features
The IR team is the financial market’s main point of contact.
We provide the appropriate information to investors and analysts in a manner that is timely and easy to understand. Said communication program is meant to be clear and consistent, focusing on the key metrics that drive business performance. We facilitate as well all required disclosures to the regulatory authorities, primarily the Philippine Stock Exchange and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
As a trusted source of information, we also free up C-suite time, allowing senior executives greater flexibility to focus on operating and building the business.
The primary subject of IR communication is the company’s ability to create shareholder value.
We focus primarily on conveying management’s long-term vision, and the interim key milestones necessary to achieve these goals.
Through this exercise, we hope to build the trust and confidence of long-term shareholders, whose objectives most closely align with that of the company’s.
Analysts and investors are also a valuable source feedback on the both the IR program and broader corporate strategy.
We actively engage third parties to comment on the quality of our work, and for views and expectations about the company.
Building these productive relationships with financial market participants provide valuable insights that may help support the company’s fundamentals. We use this information flow as an opportunity to obtain new ideas and identify global practices, analyzing them then sharing these with management team when appropriate.
One-on-one meetings with investors, bankers, and creditors
Onshore and offshore investor conferences
Conference calls on quarterly financial results
Attainment of sell-side coverage from brokerages
Non-deal roadshows to key financial market centers
Selected manufacturing site visits
Use of corporate website
Use of a glossy annual report
Welcoming annual general meeting
Sell-Side Active Coverage
*At least one research report published in the past 12 months as of 10 August 2018
CNPF was listed as one of the top 500 enterprises contributing to the economic growth of the Asia Pacific region.
Capital Finance International Best ESG Mid-Cap Company (Philippines), 2020
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CNPF Wins Two IR Magazine Awards (South East Asia 2019) - Best Annual Report (Small Cap) and Best Overall Investor Relations (Small Cap)
The company was also a finalist for the Best in Country (Philippines) and Best Investor Relations Officer (Small-Mid Cap) categories.
Corporate Governance Asia Awards Asia's Best CEO (Investor Relations), Best Investor Relations Company (Philippines), Best Investor Relations Professional (Philippines) to CNPF
Following a rigorous evaluation process, Corporate Governance Asia awards CNPF with the following recognitions in its 9th Asian Excellence Recognition Awards 2019:
Teodoro T. Po as Asia's Best CEO (Investor Relations) Giovanna Vera as Best Investor Relations Professional (Philippines) Century Pacific Food Inc as Best Investor Relations Company (Philippines)
CNPF named by IR Magazine as a finalist in South East Asia’s Best in Sector: Consumer Staples
Century Pacific Food was shortlisted as a finalist in the Best in Sector: Consumer Staples Category for the IR Magazine Awards – South East Asia held last December 2018. It was also recognized for its Excellence in Investor Relations.
Institutional Investor Philippines' Third Best Investor Relations Professional, 2018
CNPF grabbed a spot in Institutional Investor's 2018 All-Asia (ex-Japan) Executive Team rankings. Over 2,000 companies were nominated across 18 sectors, with around 4,500 buy-side and sell-side individuals participating in the survey. The Company bagged third in the Philippines under the Best Investor Relations Professional category.
FT 1000 High-Growth Companies - Asia Pacific, 2018
CNPF was listed as one of the top 1000 enterprises contributing to the economic growth of the Asia Pacific region. The report covered 11 countries, identifying the fastest-growing companies in all industries that possess substance and sustainability.
MSCI Philippine Small Cap Index, May 2018
MSCI’s index review reveals an increase in CNPF’s weighting as of May 2018 on the Philippine small-cap index, a key tool in communicating the performance of the Philippine market’s small cap segments to investors across the globe.
Finance Asia Philippines’ Best Company, Mid Cap 2018
Two companies under the Century Pacific Group (CPG) notched prestigious awards from leading international publication FinanceAsia during its 2018 Asia’s Best Managed Companies survey. CNPF was named the Philippines’ Best Mid-Cap Company for the second year in a row.
Finance Asia Philippines’ Best Company, Mid Cap 2017
FinanceAsia covers investment banking, capital markets and strategic corporate finance with more than 180 portfolio managers and buy-side analysts from around the world evaluating listed companies in Asia
FTSE Index Small Cap and AllCap – Asia Pacific, March 2017
Inclusion to the FTSE Global Equity Index Series is the result of a semi-annual review on more than 7,400 securities in 47 different countries. FTSE Indexes serve as performance benchmarks and aid in the creation of a broad range of financial products, including index tracking funds, derivatives, and Exchange Traded Funds.
Asiamoney Philippines’ Best Managed Company, Small Cap 2016
A leading financial publication in Asia Pacific gave recognition to CNPF for its “clarity of strategy and adept use of marketing” after surveying over 180 chief investment officers, portfolio managers and research analysts across Asia
CNPF has seen its weighting increase since its debut on the highly-tracked Philippine small-cap index last May 2016. MSCI is one of the leading providers of stock market indices and investment decision tools to investors worldwide