GKENT Stock Overview
George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad, an engineering company, engages in the rail transportation, water infrastructure, and hospital construction business in Malaysia.
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George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||RM0.48|
|52 Week High||RM0.71|
|52 Week Low||RM0.46|
|1 Month Change||-6.73%|
|3 Month Change||-7.62%|
|1 Year Change||-25.95%|
|3 Year Change||-52.91%|
|5 Year Change||-84.99%|
|Change since IPO||-29.83%|
Recent News & Updates
George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad (KLSE:GKENT) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital
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|GKENT||MY Construction||MY Market|
Return vs Industry: GKENT underperformed the MY Construction industry which returned -9.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GKENT underperformed the MY Market which returned -11.3% over the past year.
|GKENT Average Weekly Movement||3.1%|
|Construction Industry Average Movement||5.3%|
|Market Average Movement||5.3%|
|10% most volatile stocks in MY Market||11.2%|
|10% least volatile stocks in MY Market||2.5%|
Stable Share Price: GKENT is less volatile than 75% of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GKENT's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad, an engineering company, engages in the rail transportation, water infrastructure, and hospital construction business in Malaysia. It operates through three segments: Engineering, Metering, and Others. The company manufactures and supplies water meters, brass components, valves, waterworks fittings, and flow control tools for residential, industrial, and commercial customers.
George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad Fundamentals Summary
|GKENT fundamental statistics|
Is GKENT overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|GKENT income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||RM295.90m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.056|
|Net Profit Margin||7.63%|
How did GKENT perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
5.2%Current Dividend Yield
Is GKENT undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for GKENT?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is GKENT's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does GKENT's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|GKENT PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
NESTCON Nestcon Berhad
SUNMOW Sunmow Holding Berhad
PEKAT Pekat Group Berhad
PESTECH Pestech International Berhad
GKENT George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: GKENT is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8.7x) compared to the peer average (30.7x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does GKENT's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the MY Construction Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: GKENT is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8.7x) compared to the MY Construction industry average (17.6x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is GKENT'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.
|Current PE Ratio||8.7x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GKENT's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of GKENT when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: GKENT (MYR0.49) is trading above our estimate of fair value (MYR0.39)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GKENT is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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 George Kent (Malaysia) 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 George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
How has George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GKENT has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GKENT's current net profit margins (7.6%) are lower than last year (13.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GKENT's earnings have declined by 33% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GKENT's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GKENT had negative earnings growth (-25.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Construction industry average (-15.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GKENT's Return on Equity (5.4%) is considered low.
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How is George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GKENT's short term assets (MYR688.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR192.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: GKENT's short term assets (MYR688.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR139.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GKENT has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: GKENT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 10.8% to 37.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GKENT's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: GKENT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.9x coverage).
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What is George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad)||5.2%|
|Market Bottom 25% (MY)||2.2%|
|Market Top 25% (MY)||5.3%|
|Industry Average (Construction)||3.4%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad)||n/a|
Notable Dividend: GKENT's dividend (5.15%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (2.16%).
High Dividend: GKENT's dividend (5.15%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (5.29%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GKENT's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GKENT's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (45%), GKENT's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: GKENT 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 board tenure
George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
Experienced Board: GKENT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.5 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.
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad
- Ticker: GKENT
- Exchange: KLSE
- Founded: 1936
- Industry: Construction and Engineering
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: RM253.150m
- Shares outstanding: 521.96m
- Website: https://www.georgekent.net
Number of Employees
- George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad
- George Kent Technology Centre
- 1115, Blok A
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GKENT||KLSE (Bursa Malaysia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||MY||MYR||Jan 1992|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/10/05 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/10/05 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.