BDMS Records 14% Growth in 2023 Earnings, Offering THB0.35 Dividend Payment

Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Public Company Limited (SET: BDMS) has announced its 2023 consolidated financial statement through the Stock Exchange of Thailand as follows;

Year 2023 2022
Net Profit (Loss)
Million Baht
14,375.27 12,606.20
Earning Per Share
0.9000 0.7900
% Change 14.03

BDMS reported a net profit of Baht 14,375 million in 2023, increased 14% from 2022. 

In 2023, total operating income was Baht 102,110 million, an increase of Baht 9,143 million or increased by 10% YoY, primarily due to revenue from hospital business. 

Revenues from hospital operations were Baht 97,077 million, an increase of Baht 8,542 million or increased by 10% YoY mainly from growth of COE of 11% YoY together with an increase in international patient revenues of 23% YoY, driven mainly by an increase of patients from Qatar 85% YoY, China 45% YoY and UAE 43% YoY. Moreover, Thai patient revenues grew 6% YoY despite additional revenues related to COVID-19 last year. If excluding COVID-19 revenue, which contributed 10% of hospital revenues in 2022, Thai-non COVID-19 revenues would increase 22% YoY in 2023.

Revenue proportion between Thai and international patients changed from 76%:24% in 2022 to 73%:27% in 2023. 

Both hospital in Bangkok & vicinity and hospital outside Bangkok increased 8% and 12% YoY, respectively. Hospital operations outside Bangkok provided higher growth due to medical tourists rebound in Pattaya and Phuket together with seasonal epidemics. 

The occupancy rate decreased from 73% in 2022 to 69% in 2023 due to sharp decline in admission of COVID-19 patients. 

In addition, the company announced a dividend payment of THB0.35 per share to be paid on 22 April 2024. The ex-dividend date is 6 March 2024.