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Malaysian (KLSE) Materials Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 01, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-2.3%
  • 3M-0.5%
  • 1Y23.4%
  • YTD16.0%

Over the last 7 days, the Materials industry has dropped 2.3%, driven by a pullback from Press Metal Aluminium Holdings Berhad of 5.8%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 23%.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Thu, 02 Dec 2021RM166.0bRM105.5bRM11.8b12.6x
Sat, 30 Oct 2021RM173.9bRM100.4bRM9.5b13.7x
Mon, 27 Sep 2021RM167.0bRM101.5bRM9.9b14x
Wed, 25 Aug 2021RM161.3bRM100.8bRM9.6b14.8x
Thu, 01 Jul 2021RM154.9bRM100.8bRM9.6b14.3x
Sun, 04 Apr 2021RM155.0bRM91.4bRM6.2b17.3x
Wed, 06 Jan 2021RM144.7bRM86.4bRM3.3b17.5x
Sat, 10 Oct 2020RM105.6bRM86.6bRM2.3b17.6x
Fri, 03 Jul 2020RM104.0bRM87.1bRM2.2b16.6x
Mon, 06 Apr 2020RM81.0bRM93.1bRM3.1b12.2x
Thu, 09 Jan 2020RM118.6bRM95.4bRM3.8b15.4x
Wed, 02 Oct 2019RM118.5bRM97.8bRM4.4b13.8x
Sat, 06 Jul 2019RM126.7bRM100.8bRM5.3b15.4x
Tue, 09 Apr 2019RM134.4bRM102.8bRM6.4b14.2x
Mon, 31 Dec 2018RM135.2bRM105.4bRM7.4b13.9x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: RM136.4bTotal Earnings: RM8.3bTotal Revenue: RM106.4b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 15.5x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Materials industry have grown 12% per year over the last three years, while revenues have remained mostly flat. This means that companies overall are more efficiently conducting business since profits are increasing while sales have been flat.

Industry Trends

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

Paper and Forestry Products-4.35%
Metals and Mining-5.91%
Basic Materials-7.52%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Basic Materials industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 30.7x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 14%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 4.5% per year. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Metals and Mining industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 14.7x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Metals and Mining industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 40% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 210% per year. Meanwhile, the Chemicals industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 11% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

PCHEM PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad1.9%+RM1.3b20.9%PE11.8x
KANGER Kanger International Berhad16.7%+RM29.9m-79.4%PS2.8x
MSC Malaysia Smelting Corporation Berhad2.1%+RM29.4m280.7%PE20.4x
DOMINAN Dominant Enterprise Berhad10.9%+RM19.8m43.5%PE9.3x
HIL Hil Industries Berhad4.3%+RM13.3m-14.8%PE12.7x
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