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Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad KLSE:AZRB Stock Report

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24 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
AZRB fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health2/6

AZRB Stock Overview

Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad, an investment holding company, operates as a contractor of civil and structural works.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceRM0.17
52 Week HighRM0.28
52 Week LowRM0.17
1 Month Change-12.82%
3 Month Change-20.93%
1 Year Change-32.00%
3 Year Change-59.52%
5 Year Change-82.61%
Change since IPO-75.01%

Recent News & Updates

May 13
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Shareholder Returns

AZRBMY ConstructionMY Market

Return vs Industry: AZRB underperformed the MY Construction industry which returned -15.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AZRB underperformed the MY Market which returned -9.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AZRB's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AZRB volatility
AZRB Average Weekly Movement5.6%
Construction Industry Average Movement5.3%
Market Average Movement5.5%
10% most volatile stocks in MY Market11.3%
10% least volatile stocks in MY Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: AZRB is not significantly more volatile than the rest of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AZRB's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19821,046Wan bin Haji Wan Muda

Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad, an investment holding company, operates as a contractor of civil and structural works. The company operates in five segments: Engineering and Construction, Concession, Oil and Gas, Plantation, and Property. It undertakes civil and structured construction works, including commercial buildings, infrastructure works, educational institutions, public buildings and amenities, and sport facilities.

Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad Fundamentals Summary

How do Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AZRB fundamental statistics
Market CapRM101.39m
Earnings (TTM)-RM42.00m
Revenue (TTM)RM831.87m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
AZRB income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueRM787.87m
Gross ProfitRM44.00m
Other ExpensesRM86.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.07
Gross Margin5.29%
Net Profit Margin-5.05%
Debt/Equity Ratio1,103.6%

How did AZRB perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is AZRB undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for AZRB?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

AZRB key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue3.3x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA-345.9x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does AZRB's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

AZRB PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for AZRB vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average0.6x

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: AZRB is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.1x) compared to the peer average (0.6x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does AZRB's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Malaysian Construction Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: AZRB is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.1x) compared to the MY Construction industry average (0.9x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is AZRB's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

AZRB PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.1x
Fair PS Ration/a

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AZRB's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of AZRB when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: AZRB (MYR0.17) is trading below our estimate of fair value (MYR6.09)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AZRB is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AZRB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

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Future Growth

How is Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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 Ahmad Zaki Resources 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.

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  • Examine whether Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.

Past Performance

How has Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AZRB is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AZRB is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AZRB is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 59% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AZRB's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: AZRB is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Construction industry (-3.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: AZRB has a negative Return on Equity (-16.64%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 2/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AZRB's short term assets (MYR887.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities (MYR1.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: AZRB's short term assets (MYR887.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities (MYR3.0B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AZRB's net debt to equity ratio (987.7%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: AZRB's debt to equity ratio has increased from 604.6% to 1103.6% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable AZRB has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: AZRB is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 24.1% per year.

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What is Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AZRB's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AZRB's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AZRB's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AZRB's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: AZRB is not paying a notable dividend for the MY market.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as AZRB has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Wan bin Haji Wan Muda (61 yo)





Mr. Wan Zakariah bin Haji Wan Muda, SSAP, DSAP, DSSA, has been Group Managing Director of Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad since January 1, 2003. Mr. bin Haji Wan Muda served as Quantity Surveyor of AZSB from j...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Wan's total compensation ($USD11.58K) is below average for companies of similar size in the MY market ($USD113.67K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Wan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: AZRB's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: AZRB's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.6 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad
  • Ticker: AZRB
  • Exchange: KLSE
  • Founded: 1982
  • Industry: Construction and Engineering
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Implied Market Cap: RM101.394m
  • Shares outstanding: 596.43m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad
  • Menara AZRB
  • No. 71, Persiaran Gurney
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Wilayah Persekutuan
  • 54000
  • Malaysia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/06/30

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.