The first half of the year has proved to be a happy merry-go-round for every gaming operator in the block, with Genting Singapore’s adjusted EBITDA and revenue skyrocketing in the first half of 2023.
Genting Singapore has announced a strong first half of 2023, with adjusted EBITDA rising 68 percent to SG$452.5 million ($336 million), as consolidated revenue rose by 63 percent yearly to SG$1.1 billion ($817 million).
After having a meeting with Genting Singapore management, analyst Samuel Yin Shao Yang at Maybank cuts its core net profit forecasts by 12 percent and EBITDA forecast by 14 percent for 2023.
Integrated resort operator Genting Singapore reported a 220 percent increase in its net profit after taxation to SGD129 million ($97 million) for the first quarter ended Mar 31, 2023, from SGD40.4 million ($30.3 million) in the same period one year ago.
Genting Singapore confirms it is fully out of the race for a potential IR in Japan, noting in a pre-AGM release that the company ‘previously pursued a bid to develop an integrated resort in Yokohama City, but this was discontinued when Yokohama City decided to cancel the […] integrated resort bid process’.
The head of casino operator Genting Singapore Ltd, Lim Kok Thay, notes that the firm is expecting “continued recovery of travel and tourism”, mentioning that the “recovery pace may be inconsistent due to international ﬂight capacities and unexpected border measures. Further, economic uncertainties and inﬂationary pressure as well as manpower challenges emerge as areas of concern”.
Genting Singapore says that “significant increases” in the company’s liabilities from 2021 to 2022 are “in line with the increase” in revenue, as travel recovery gained momentum in the second half of 2022.
Singapore, lovely Singapore. The merlion city cemented its Asian gaming crown in 2022, with Resorts World Sentosa seeing massive upticks in gaming revenue, leading the group to a stunning $258 million profit.
Genting Singapore has posted an 86 percent increase in profit for 2022, totaling SG$345.06 million ($258.32 million), as Resorts World Sentosa saw strong rebounds during the second half of the year.