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Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd KLSE:FAJAR Stock Report

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29 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
FAJAR fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health4/6

FAJAR Stock Overview

Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd., an investment holding company, operates as a general contractor in the construction industry primarily in Malaysia.

Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceRM0.28
52 Week HighRM0.88
52 Week LowRM0.27
1 Month Change-9.68%
3 Month Change-16.42%
1 Year Change-61.64%
3 Year Change-33.33%
5 Year Change-71.43%
Change since IPO-78.66%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

FAJARMY ConstructionMY Market

Return vs Industry: FAJAR underperformed the MY Construction industry which returned -12.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: FAJAR underperformed the MY Market which returned -6.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is FAJAR's price volatile compared to industry and market?
FAJAR volatility
FAJAR Average Weekly Movement4.5%
Construction Industry Average Movement5.3%
Market Average Movement5.5%
10% most volatile stocks in MY Market11.5%
10% least volatile stocks in MY Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: FAJAR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: FAJAR's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1976158Eric Kuan

Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd., an investment holding company, operates as a general contractor in the construction industry primarily in Malaysia. The company operates through Construction, Property Development, Trading, Logging and Trading of Timber, Plantation, and Services segments. It undertakes various construction works, including buildings, railway, hospital, road/bridge, and airport projects.

Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd Fundamentals Summary

How do Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
FAJAR fundamental statistics
Market CapRM207.65m
Earnings (TTM)RM7.25m
Revenue (TTM)RM167.36m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
FAJAR income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueRM144.55m
Gross ProfitRM22.80m
Other ExpensesRM15.56m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.0098
Gross Margin13.63%
Net Profit Margin4.33%
Debt/Equity Ratio14.4%

How did FAJAR perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 1/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings 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 FAJAR?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

FAJAR 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/Revenue0.9x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA18.2x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does FAJAR's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

FAJAR PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for FAJAR vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average32.4x
CITAGLB Citaglobal Berhad
NADIBHD Gagasan Nadi Cergas Berhad
MUDAJYA Mudajaya Group Berhad
GBGAQRS Gabungan AQRS Berhad
FAJAR Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: FAJAR is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (28.7x) compared to the peer average (32.4x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does FAJAR's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the MY Construction Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: FAJAR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (28.7x) compared to the MY Construction industry average (18.6x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

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

FAJAR PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio28.7x
Fair PE Ration/a

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

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: FAJAR (MYR0.28) is trading above our estimate of fair value (MYR0.15)

Significantly Below Fair Value: FAJAR is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

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Future Growth

How is Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd 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 Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd 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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Past Performance

How has Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd 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: FAJAR has a large one-off gain of MYR3.7M impacting its March 31 2022 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: FAJAR's current net profit margins (4.3%) are lower than last year (20.4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: FAJAR's earnings have declined by 9.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: FAJAR's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: FAJAR had negative earnings growth (-73.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Construction industry average (-5.1%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: FAJAR's Return on Equity (1.9%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: FAJAR's short term assets (MYR412.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR123.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: FAJAR's short term assets (MYR412.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR11.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: FAJAR has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: FAJAR's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 14.8% to 14.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: FAJAR's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if FAJAR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.

Balance Sheet

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What is Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: FAJAR's dividend (3.57%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (2.11%).

High Dividend: FAJAR's dividend (3.57%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (4.87%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: FAJAR's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: FAJAR's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (73.3%), FAJAR's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: FAJAR is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Eric Kuan (45 yo)





Mr. Khian Leng Kuan, also known as Eric, S.S.A.P., is the Chief Executive Officer at Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd. Since April 01, 2021. He serves as the Head of Applied Technology Division at Mexter Techno...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Eric's total compensation ($USD176.53K) is above average for companies of similar size in the MY market ($USD112.87K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: FAJAR's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: FAJAR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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 been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 100%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd.
  • Ticker: FAJAR
  • Exchange: KLSE
  • Founded: 1976
  • Industry: Construction and Engineering
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Implied Market Cap: RM207.652m
  • Shares outstanding: 741.61m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd.
  • No.61 & 63, Jalan SS6/12
  • Kelana Jaya
  • Petaling Jaya
  • Selangor
  • 47301
  • Malaysia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/29 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/29 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.