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Malaysian (KLSE) Telecom Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 07, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-4.1%
  • 3M-7.4%
  • 1Y-1.3%
  • YTD-1.5%

Over the last 7 days, the Telecom industry has dropped 4.1%, driven by pullbacks in Maxis Berhad and Telekom Malaysia Berhad of 1.8% and 2.9%, respectively. As for the longer term, the industry's performance has been flat for the past year.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Tue, 07 Dec 2021RM142.5bRM60.5bRM4.8b20.2x
Thu, 04 Nov 2021RM150.7bRM59.8bRM4.9b18.9x
Sat, 02 Oct 2021RM152.4bRM59.7bRM4.9b20.5x
Mon, 30 Aug 2021RM154.2bRM59.8bRM5.0b21.1x
Tue, 06 Jul 2021RM143.9bRM59.8bRM5.0b20.5x
Fri, 09 Apr 2021RM138.8bRM58.5bRM4.7b24.5x
Thu, 31 Dec 2020RM142.5bRM58.4bRM4.6b26.4x
Sun, 04 Oct 2020RM128.1bRM58.9bRM4.9b26.3x
Wed, 08 Jul 2020RM136.8bRM59.4bRM4.7b22.6x
Tue, 31 Mar 2020RM131.4bRM60.5bRM5.1b20.8x
Fri, 03 Jan 2020RM143.2bRM60.6bRM5.8b22.8x
Mon, 07 Oct 2019RM149.2bRM60.7bRM4.3b17.9x
Sun, 30 Jun 2019RM158.8bRM60.7bRM3.9b17.1x
Wed, 03 Apr 2019RM143.0bRM60.7bRM351.2m19.9x
Sat, 05 Jan 2019RM136.5bRM60.8b-RM424,564,050.0021.7x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: RM136.5bTotal Earnings: -RM424,564,050.00Total Revenue: RM60.8b0%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 21.8x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: Total earnings for the Communication Services industry have gone up over the last three years, and the industry is now profitable. Revenues have remained mostly flat. This means that the industry has become more efficient since profits are increasing while sales have been flat.

Industry Trends

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

Telecom Services and Carriers-1.00%
Wireless Telecom-3.91%
Interactive Media and Services-19.91%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Interactive Media and Services industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 27.6x. It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Media industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 19.3x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Wireless Telecom industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 11% over the next 5 years. This is better than its past earnings decline of 11% per year. Meanwhile, the Media industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 8.6% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

OCK OCK Group Berhad2.3%+RM10.5m-2.2%PE18.6x
MTOUCHE mTouche Technology Berhad6.3%+RM4.6m-88.7%PS19.2x
XOX XOX Berhad0%RM4.6m-72.7%PS0.4x
AMEDIA Asia Media Group Berhad5.9%+RM3.1m38.5%PE818.2x
WATTA Watta Holding Berhad0.9%+RM422.4k-9.3%PS3.9x
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