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Malaysian (KLSE) Market Analysis & Valuation

UpdatedMay 22, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D0.5%
  • 3M-3.2%
  • 1Y-1.6%
  • YTD-1.2%

Over the last 7 days, the market has remained flat, although notably the Energy sector gained 3.9% in that time. In line with that, the market has also been flat over the past year. Earnings are forecast to grow by 11% annually.

Trending IndustriesOil and GasSoftware

Market Valuation and Performance

Has the Malaysian Market valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Mon, 23 May 2022RM1.7tRM1.0tRM95.7b15.4x
Wed, 20 Apr 2022RM1.8tRM1.0tRM98.4b15.4x
Fri, 18 Mar 2022RM1.7tRM1.0tRM96.7b14.8x
Sun, 13 Feb 2022RM1.8tRM996.0bRM93.3b15.8x
Tue, 11 Jan 2022RM1.7tRM992.2bRM93.5b16x
Thu, 09 Dec 2021RM1.7tRM998.0bRM97.1b15.1x
Sat, 06 Nov 2021RM1.8tRM985.1bRM93.6b15.9x
Mon, 04 Oct 2021RM1.7tRM984.8bRM93.6b15.5x
Wed, 01 Sep 2021RM1.8tRM982.3bRM95.7b16.7x
Thu, 08 Jul 2021RM1.7tRM981.9bRM95.6b15.7x
Wed, 31 Mar 2021RM1.8tRM913.8bRM75.2b18.8x
Sat, 02 Jan 2021RM1.8tRM891.0bRM56.9b19.9x
Tue, 06 Oct 2020RM1.6tRM892.7bRM51.9b17.7x
Fri, 10 Jul 2020RM1.5tRM903.6bRM51.0b17.6x
Thu, 02 Apr 2020RM1.3tRM967.8bRM63.8b12.5x
Sun, 05 Jan 2020RM1.7tRM993.7bRM77.5b16x
Wed, 09 Oct 2019RM1.6tRM992.0bRM74.4b14.8x
Tue, 02 Jul 2019RM1.7tRM988.0bRM70.7b15.4x
Median PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: RM1.7tTotal Earnings: RM69.4bTotal Revenue: RM985.9bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Malaysian Market Median PE3Y Average 16.5x202020212022
Current Market PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the market at the moment, indicating that they expect earnings will grow in line with historical growth rates.
  • The market is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 16.5x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for Malaysian listed companies have grown 11% per year over the last three years, while revenues have remained steady.
  • This means that companies overall are more efficiently conducting business since profits are increasing while sales have been flat.

Sector Trends

Which sectors have driven the changes within the Malaysian Market?

MY Market0.51%
Consumer Discretionary0.94%
Consumer Staples0.87%
Real Estate0.62%
Sector PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Tech sector even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 27.1x.
  • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 18%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 27% per year.
  • This could indicate that the market believes that analysts are underestimating future growth.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Financials sector, which is trading close to its 3-year average of 10.8x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Consumer Discretionary sector, expecting annual earnings growth of 42% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 12% per year.
  • In contrast, the Healthcare sector is expected to see its earnings decline by 6.4% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuationSector
PMETAL Press Metal Aluminium Holdings BerhadRM5.264.4%
GENTING Genting BerhadRM4.816.9%
0.8%PS1.4xConsumer Discretionary
PPB PPB Group BerhadRM17.264.6%
-6.7%PS16.4xConsumer Staples
TENAGA Tenaga Nasional BerhadRM9.241.9%
HLBANK Hong Leong Bank BerhadRM21.082.0%
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