CNPF is the Philippines’ largest canned food company. It is engaged in the development, marketing, and distribution of processed fish, meat, dairy, and coconut under its own brands, as well as the brands of others.
It maintains market leadership locally in the canned fish and canned meat segments, while actively growing its presence in canned and powdered milk.
The Company is also the Philippines’ leading exporter of OEM tuna and coconut products.
Yes, CNPF owns its brands following the acquisition of Centennial Global Corporation (“CGC”) for USD100 last February 2015.
CGC is the corporate vehicle that holds the various brands, trademarks, and related intellectual property including “Century Tuna”, “Argentina”, “555”, “Wow Ulam”, “Birch Tree”, “Fresca”, “Lucky 7”, “Angel Evaporated”, among others.
What is the annual CAPEX program and how is this allocated among the different business units?
We regularly allocate CAPEX for plant improvements and maintenance. These include as well streamlining or improving plant efficiencies.
Special CAPEX can also be allocated to increase plant capacities based on expected plant usage or expected growth for that business segment. Other special CAPEX projects include those for new processes or products.
What was the offering price at CNPF’s initial public offering (IPO) and what is its current price?
During its initial public offering last May 2014, CNPF’s IPO price was Php13.75 per share. Since then a 50% stock dividend has been paid out making the IPO price, adjusted for said stock dividend, Php9.17 per share (computed as Php13.75 divided by 1.5).
The stock price of CNPF as of August 10, 2018, was Php15.50. This represents a 69% return since IPO, adjusted for the 50% stock dividend.