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Malaysian (KLSE) Telecom Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 04, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies23
  • 7D0.8%
  • 3M5.3%
  • 1Y-8.3%
  • YTD-8.9%

Over the last 7 days, the Telecom industry has remained flat. As for the longer term, the industry has declined 8.7% in the last year. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 15% annually.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 04 Dec 2022RM142.8bRM63.7bRM4.1b19.7x34.9x2.2x
Tue, 01 Nov 2022RM121.3bRM62.5bRM4.4b17.8x27.5x1.9x
Thu, 29 Sep 2022RM115.4bRM62.5bRM4.4b17x25.9x1.8x
Sat, 27 Aug 2022RM125.8bRM62.3bRM4.8b19.2x26.5x2x
Mon, 25 Jul 2022RM116.6bRM61.8bRM4.6b19.4x25.5x1.9x
Wed, 22 Jun 2022RM114.9bRM62.3bRM4.8b19.7x24x1.8x
Fri, 20 May 2022RM122.8bRM61.6bRM4.8b20.3x25.4x2x
Sun, 17 Apr 2022RM135.5bRM61.5bRM4.9b19.1x27.6x2.2x
Tue, 15 Mar 2022RM141.4bRM61.6bRM5.0b16.7x28.6x2.3x
Thu, 10 Feb 2022RM144.1bRM60.5bRM4.8b19.9x30.2x2.4x
Sat, 08 Jan 2022RM144.8bRM60.4bRM4.8b20.3x30.4x2.4x
Mon, 06 Dec 2021RM146.0bRM60.5bRM4.8b20.5x30.3x2.4x
Wed, 03 Nov 2021RM150.6bRM59.8bRM4.9b34.1x31x2.5x
Fri, 01 Oct 2021RM152.4bRM59.7bRM4.9b20.5x31.1x2.6x
Sun, 29 Aug 2021RM152.9bRM59.8bRM5.0b21.1x30.9x2.6x
Mon, 05 Jul 2021RM143.9bRM59.8bRM5.0b20.5x29x2.4x
Thu, 08 Apr 2021RM138.8bRM58.5bRM4.7b24.5x29.8x2.4x
Sun, 10 Jan 2021RM142.5bRM58.4bRM4.6b26.4x30.7x2.4x
Sat, 03 Oct 2020RM128.1bRM58.9bRM4.9b26.3x26.2x2.2x
Tue, 07 Jul 2020RM136.8bRM59.4bRM4.7b22.6x29.1x2.3x
Fri, 10 Apr 2020RM131.4bRM60.5bRM5.1b20.8x25.9x2.2x
Thu, 02 Jan 2020RM143.2bRM60.6bRM5.8b22.8x24.8x2.4x
Price to Earnings Ratio

24.8x


Total Market Cap: RM143.2bTotal Earnings: RM5.8bTotal Revenue: RM60.6bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Malaysian Telecom Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 28.2x20212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are optimistic on the Malaysian Communication Services industry, and appear confident in long term growth rates.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 31.2x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 28.2x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 2.3x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 2.0x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Communication Services industry have declined 11% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues have remained mostly flat.
  • This means that although sales have remained flat, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased, which has decreased profits.

Industry Trends

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

MY Market0.72%
Telecom0.81%
Media3.98%
Telecom Services and Carriers0.88%
Wireless Telecom0.65%
Interactive Media and Services0.34%
Entertainment0%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Wireless Telecom industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 32.1x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 16.6%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 8.9% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Interactive Media and Services industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 478x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Wireless Telecom industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 17% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 8.9% per year.
  • In contrast, the Media industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 4.7% 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
DIGI Digi.Com BerhadRM3.990.3%
+RM15.9b
-4.8%PE45.7x
AXIATA Axiata Group BerhadRM3.154.0%
+RM1.1b
-16.9%PS1.1x
TM Telekom Malaysia BerhadRM5.611.3%
+RM267.5m
2.9%PE20.2x
ASTRO Astro Malaysia Holdings BerhadRM0.725.1%
+RM182.5m
-23.8%PE8.7x
REDTONE REDtone Digital BerhadRM0.5310.4%
+RM38.6m
26.2%PE9x
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TIMECOM

RM4.79

TIME dotCom Berhad

7D

-0.6%

1Y

6.9%

PUC

RM0.03

PUC Berhad

7D

-14.3%

1Y

-75.0%

OCK

RM0.43

OCK Group Berhad

7D

3.6%

1Y

-4.4%

MEDIA

RM0.45

Media Prima Berhad

7D

-1.1%

1Y

0%

AXIATA

RM3.15

Axiata Group Berhad

7D

4.0%

1Y

-16.9%

DIGI

RM3.99

Digi.Com Berhad

7D

0.3%

1Y

-4.8%

MTOUCHE

RM0.055

mTouche Technology Berhad

7D

22.2%

1Y

-35.3%

TM

RM5.61

Telekom Malaysia Berhad

7D

1.3%

1Y

2.9%

STAR

RM0.30

Star Media Group Berhad

7D

5.3%

1Y

-6.3%

MAXIS

RM3.90

Maxis Berhad

7D

-1.8%

1Y

-12.4%

REDTONE

RM0.53

REDtone Digital Berhad

7D

10.4%

1Y

26.2%

AMEDIA

RM0.16

Asia Media Group Berhad

7D

-5.9%

1Y

-11.1%

CATCHA

RM0.18

Catcha Digital Berhad

7D

-2.6%

1Y

32.1%