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Malaysian (KLSE) Chemicals Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 02, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D0.6%
  • 3M1.6%
  • 1Y13.3%
  • YTD15.4%

Over the last 7 days, the Chemicals industry has remained flat. The past year has been better, since the industry has gained 13% in that time.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Malaysian Chemicals Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sat, 04 Dec 2021RM94.7bRM59.0bRM8.7b15.3x
Mon, 01 Nov 2021RM98.3bRM54.7bRM6.9b17.3x
Wed, 29 Sep 2021RM97.1bRM55.9bRM7.6b17.1x
Fri, 27 Aug 2021RM93.5bRM55.6bRM7.5b15.4x
Sat, 03 Jul 2021RM91.5bRM55.6bRM7.5b15.3x
Tue, 06 Apr 2021RM89.5bRM49.7bRM5.0b19.6x
Fri, 08 Jan 2021RM85.9bRM46.9bRM3.0b16.6x
Thu, 01 Oct 2020RM67.3bRM47.0bRM2.7b22.5x
Sun, 05 Jul 2020RM69.1bRM47.2bRM2.8b15x
Wed, 08 Apr 2020RM54.5bRM49.2bRM3.5b12.1x
Tue, 31 Dec 2019RM79.3bRM50.3bRM4.1b17.2x
Fri, 04 Oct 2019RM80.4bRM51.5bRM4.6b16.9x
Mon, 08 Jul 2019RM88.3bRM53.3bRM5.3b16.4x
Sun, 31 Mar 2019RM96.4bRM54.2bRM5.8b15.4x
Wed, 02 Jan 2019RM98.5bRM55.6bRM6.3b15.7x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: RM98.5bTotal Earnings: RM6.3bTotal Revenue: RM55.6b0%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 16.7x. However, future earnings are expected to decline by 11% which could potentially cause the PE ratio to fall below its historical average.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Chemicals industry have grown 8.9% 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 Chemicals industry?

Commodity Chemicals0.67%
Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals-0.62%
Specialty Chemicals-1.49%
Diversified Chemicals-6.14%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 58.9x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 27%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 115% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Commodity Chemicals industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 15.3x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 27% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 115% per year. Meanwhile, the Commodity Chemicals industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 12% 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 Berhad0.7%+RM480.0m14.9%PE11.8x
LCTITAN Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Berhad8.0%+RM387.2m-19.6%PE5.1x
ARTRONIQ Artroniq Berhad11.0%+RM14.4m16.1%PS0.6x
NYLEX Nylex (Malaysia) Berhad0.8%+RM1.8m105.0%PE10.6x
IMASPRO Imaspro Corporation Berhad0.4%+RM800.0k14.0%PE17.1x
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