Nigeria’s CWG Plc has delivered in its 2020 first half-year unaudited financial results, a remarkable Profit Before Tax, (PBT), growth of 127 percent.
Showing an indication of its resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially, when compared to the first half of 2019.
A breakdown of the results, shows positive growth across key financial metrics and reflect CWG’s leading position as one of the best ICT solution providers within the West African sub-region.
According to the figures, the Group reported a Profit Before Tax of N339million, representing a growth of 127 percent, over N149million recorded in the corresponding period of 2019.
Operating expenses declined by 5.2 percent. This was achieved by various cost-saving initiatives introduced by the management, during the period under review.
EBITDA and EBIT, stood at N490million and N358million, representing a growth of 43 percent and 94 percent respectively, over the same period in 2019.
The Chief Executive Officer of CWG Plc, Mr. Adewale Adeyipo, had last month, during an online 2019 Annual General Meeting of all shareholders, explained how the company was able to adapt to the current realities, while ensuring that strategy and resources align with market opportunities and business needs.
“We are changing how we define our assets and resources, while creating tools for achieving present and future customers’ requirements.
We have, also, created an ecosystem of Go to Market PARTNERS, for growth and development”, he said.
CWG Plc has been involved in the creation of some unique solutions and I.Ps that are targeted to address some gaps they have noticed, in vital industries in Sub Saharan Africa.
These solutions are wholly owned and developed, by CWG and have been strategically positioned, across some viable sectors of the economy, like Payment, SMEs, Health, Gaming, Financial Inclusion Services, and Platforms.
Meanwhile, our findings indicate that CWG’s focus for H2 2020, would be on Cost Optimization Solutions, Process and Operational Efficiency, Platform for New Revenue Streams, Co-Creation, through Asset Utilization, Security and Digital Enablement.