AYS Ventures Berhad, an investment holding company, engages in the trading and distribution of steel products and building materials in Malaysia, Singapore, the Asia-Pacific economic cooperation countries, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||RM0.70|
|52 Week High||RM0.17|
|52 Week Low||RM0.74|
|1 Month Change||81.82%|
|3 Month Change||72.84%|
|1 Year Change||250.00%|
|3 Year Change||77.22%|
|5 Year Change||79.49%|
|Change since IPO||37.26%|
Recent News & Updates
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|AYS||MY Trade Distributors||MY Market|
Return vs Industry: AYS exceeded the MY Trade Distributors industry which returned -3.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AYS exceeded the MY Market which returned 6.1% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: AYS is more volatile than 90% of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 13% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AYS's weekly volatility (13%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of MY stocks.
About the Company
AYS Ventures Berhad, an investment holding company, engages in the trading and distribution of steel products and building materials in Malaysia, Singapore, the Asia-Pacific economic cooperation countries, and internationally. It operates through three divisions: Trading & Services, Manufacturing, and Others. The company distributes steel plates, beams and columns, pipes and tubes, structural welded hollow sections, rods, angles, square bars, channels, flat bars, sheet piles, light rails, deformed bars, round bars, and pilesto finishing products, as well as bricks, wire mesh, cement, tiles, steel bars, basin, and water closet.
Is AYS Ventures Berhad undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AYS (MYR0.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value (MYR9.4)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AYS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AYS is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.6x) compared to the MY Trade Distributors industry average (13.2x).
PE vs Market: AYS is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.6x) compared to the MY market (16.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AYS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AYS's PB Ratio (0.9x) is in line with the MY Trade Distributors industry average.
How is AYS Ventures Berhad forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Capital Goods industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as AYS Ventures Berhad has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has AYS Ventures Berhad performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AYS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AYS became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AYS's earnings have declined by 18.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AYS has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: AYS has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Trade Distributors industry (50.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AYS's Return on Equity (21.8%) is considered high.
How is AYS Ventures Berhad's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AYS's short term assets (MYR631.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR411.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: AYS's short term assets (MYR631.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR35.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AYS's debt to equity ratio (94.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: AYS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 79.2% to 94.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AYS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (19.8%).
Interest Coverage: AYS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.2x coverage).
What is AYS Ventures Berhad current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AYS's dividend (4.29%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (1.51%).
High Dividend: AYS's dividend (4.29%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (4.09%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AYS has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: AYS's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (9.8%), AYS's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Chiew Oh (74 yo)
Mr. Chiew Ho Oh serves as Senior Group Managing Director at AYS Ventures Berhad since June 2, 2020. Mr. Oh had been the Group Managing Director of AYS Ventures Berhad since November 17, 2011 until June 2,...
Experienced Management: AYS's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: AYS's board of directors are considered experienced (9.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
AYS Ventures Berhad's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AYS Ventures Berhad
- Ticker: AYS
- Exchange: KLSE
- Founded: 1982
- Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: RM266.292m
- Shares outstanding: 380.42m
- Website: https://www.ays-group.com
Number of Employees
- AYS Ventures Berhad
- Lot 6488
- Jalan Haji Abdul Manan
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/16 11:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/15 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.