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Malaysian (KLSE) Materials Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 30, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies109
  • 7D-0.7%
  • 3M-0.4%
  • 1Y-5.1%
  • YTD-9.0%

Last week, the Materials industry hasn't moved much but Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Berhad is up 12% in that time. As for the longer term, the industry has declined 5.1% in the last year. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 5.2% per annum.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the Malaysian Materials Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 30 Nov 2022RM160.3bRM139.6bRM14.1b9.6x11.4x1.1x
Fri, 28 Oct 2022RM156.8bRM134.8bRM14.7b9.4x10.6x1.2x
Sun, 25 Sep 2022RM150.5bRM134.8bRM14.7b9.8x10.2x1.1x
Tue, 23 Aug 2022RM160.2bRM129.6bRM14.5b10.3x11.1x1.2x
Thu, 21 Jul 2022RM153.1bRM127.0bRM15.0b8.9x10.2x1.2x
Sat, 18 Jun 2022RM166.3bRM126.2bRM15.0b9.5x11.1x1.3x
Mon, 16 May 2022RM180.0bRM118.2bRM14.0b10.2x12.9x1.5x
Wed, 13 Apr 2022RM196.9bRM117.6bRM14.4b10.8x13.7x1.7x
Fri, 11 Mar 2022RM190.7bRM117.5bRM14.4b10.1x13.2x1.6x
Sun, 06 Feb 2022RM179.9bRM107.2bRM11.9b12.7x15.1x1.7x
Tue, 04 Jan 2022RM173.0bRM105.9bRM11.8b12.8x14.6x1.6x
Thu, 02 Dec 2021RM165.7bRM105.5bRM11.8b12.6x14.1x1.6x
Sat, 30 Oct 2021RM173.9bRM100.4bRM9.5b13.7x18.2x1.7x
Mon, 27 Sep 2021RM167.0bRM101.5bRM9.9b14x16.8x1.6x
Wed, 25 Aug 2021RM161.3bRM100.8bRM9.6b14.8x16.8x1.6x
Thu, 01 Jul 2021RM154.9bRM100.8bRM9.6b14.3x16.1x1.5x
Sun, 04 Apr 2021RM155.0bRM91.4bRM6.2b17.3x25.1x1.7x
Wed, 06 Jan 2021RM144.7bRM86.4bRM3.3b17.5x44.4x1.7x
Sat, 10 Oct 2020RM105.6bRM86.6bRM2.3b17.6x45x1.2x
Fri, 03 Jul 2020RM104.0bRM87.1bRM2.2b16.6x47x1.2x
Mon, 06 Apr 2020RM81.0bRM93.1bRM3.1b12.2x25.7x0.9x
Thu, 09 Jan 2020RM118.6bRM95.4bRM3.8b15.4x31.6x1.2x
Price to Earnings Ratio

25.8x


Total Market Cap: RM114.6bTotal Earnings: RM4.5bTotal Revenue: RM97.7bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Malaysian Materials Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 25.5x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Malaysian Materials industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 11.4x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 25.5x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 1.4x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 1.1x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Materials industry have grown 47% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 13% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Malaysian Materials sector?

MY Market2.42%
Materials-0.68%
Packaging4.06%
Paper and Forestry Products2.83%
Basic Materials2.21%
Metals and Mining-0.46%
Chemicals-1.37%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Packaging industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 22.0x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 16.5%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 2.0% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Paper and Forestry Products industry, although it looks like investor sentiment has improved given that it's trading above its 3-year average.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Packaging industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 16% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 2.0% per year.
  • In contrast, the Paper and Forestry Products industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 24% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
LCTITAN Lotte Chemical Titan Holding BerhadRM1.6214.1%
+RM455.5m
-25.7%PS0.3x
SCIENTX Scientex BerhadRM3.364.0%
+RM201.6m
-25.7%PE12.7x
PMETAL Press Metal Aluminium Holdings BerhadRM4.850.4%
+RM164.8m
-8.8%PE29.2x
TAANN Ta Ann Holdings BerhadRM3.948.5%
+RM136.5m
17.3%PE4.3x
CMSB Cahya Mata Sarawak BerhadRM1.0513.5%
+RM134.3m
-19.8%PE5.9x
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JTIASA

RM0.64

Jaya Tiasa Holdings Berhad

7D

12.3%

1Y

4.9%

PCHEM

RM8.54

PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad

7D

-2.7%

1Y

0.5%

LCTITAN

RM1.62

Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Berhad

7D

14.1%

1Y

-25.7%

MCEMENT

RM2.07

Malayan Cement Berhad

7D

-5.0%

1Y

-16.5%

CSCENIC

RM1.24

Classic Scenic Berhad

7D

-3.1%

1Y

78.4%

MESTRON

RM0.46

Mestron Holdings Berhad

7D

-2.2%

1Y

49.2%

BKAWAN

RM20.88

Batu Kawan Berhad

7D

-2.6%

1Y

-3.4%

TAANN

RM3.94

Ta Ann Holdings Berhad

7D

8.5%

1Y

17.3%

SCIENTX

RM3.36

Scientex Berhad

7D

4.0%

1Y

-25.7%

PMBTECH

RM4.31

PMB Technology Berhad

7D

2.4%

1Y

76.6%

HEXTAR

RM2.27

Hextar Global Berhad

7D

2.7%

1Y

66.9%

CMSB

RM1.05

Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad

7D

13.5%

1Y

-19.8%

ANNJOO

RM1.05

Ann Joo Resources Berhad

7D

-3.7%

1Y

-41.7%