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Kingdom Holding’s Q4 net income increases by 15 per cent

Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, announced the Company’s financial results of operations for the fourth quarter and for the twelve months ended December 31, 2014.

Prince Alwaleed commented: “Kingdom Holding’s 4th quarter results complete its successful performance in 2014.”

The company reported the gross operating profit for the quarter ended December 31, 2014 amounted to SR 431.5 million compared to the same quarter in 2013 of SR 424.1 million, representing an increase of 1.7%. The fourth quarter results of SR 266 million as compared to the net income of SR 231.2 million in the previous quarter, representing an increase of 15.05%. The consolidated net income for twelve months ended December 31, 2014 SR 869.1 million compared to the net income of SR 742.5 million for the same period in 2013, representing an increase of 17.05%.

Founded in 1980, KHC is a publicly traded company which was listed on Tadawul (the Saudi Stock Exchange) in 2007. KHC is one of the world’s most successful and diversified business organizations, highly respected in the field of investments and recognized as an elite player in the Arabian Gulf region, and internationally. The Company is recognized as one of the largest foreign investors in the United States. KHC’s portfolio has its major interests in investment categories ranging from luxury hotels management hotel companies (Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Fairmont Raffles Holding Intl and Mövenpick Hotels, Resorts AG and Swissotel) and real estate (Kingdom Tower and project in Jeddah and Kingdom Riyadh project) to hotel real estate investments such as (The Plaza, New York, Savoy Hotel, London and Four Seasons, George V Hotel, Paris and other hotels).

KHC also has investments in Petrochemical (Tasnee) Media and Publishing (News Corporation and Saudi Research and Marketing Group), as well as in Entertainment (Euro Disney S.C.A). In addition, Finance and Investment services (Citigroup), Social Media and Technology (Twitter and Jingdong). Moreover, the Company has investments in Education (Kingdom Schools), Health Care (Medical Services Projects Company), Aviation (NAS Saudi Arabia) and Agriculture (Kingdom Agricultural Development Company – KADCO Egypt).