Kejuruteraan Asastera Berhad provides electrical and mechanical engineering services for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings primarily in Malaysia and Thailand.
Kejuruteraanstera Berhad Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||RM0.40|
|52 Week High||RM0.35|
|52 Week Low||RM1.17|
|1 Month Change||-4.82%|
|3 Month Change||-37.80%|
|1 Year Change||-25.55%|
|3 Year Change||512.95%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||492.52%|
Recent News & Updates
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|KAB||MY Construction||MY Market|
Return vs Industry: KAB underperformed the MY Construction industry which returned 0.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KAB underperformed the MY Market which returned 5.8% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: KAB is more volatile than 75% of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: KAB's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of MY stocks.
About the Company
|1997||186||Keng Onn Lai||https://www.asastera.com|
Kejuruteraan Asastera Berhad provides electrical and mechanical engineering services for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings primarily in Malaysia and Thailand. It offers high voltage and low voltage electrical installation, and ventilation and air-conditioning systems; and low voltage electrical installation and ICT solutions, such as security, building services, and hospitality systems, as well as operation and maintenance services. The company also provides cogeneration and waste heat recovery system services; solar energy generation services; chiller and voltage power optimization services; and energy management software solutions, as well as various financing solutions.
Kejuruteraanstera Berhad Fundamentals Summary
|KAB fundamental statistics|
Is KAB overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|KAB income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||RM156.60m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.0039|
|Net Profit Margin||3.64%|
How did KAB perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Kejuruteraanstera Berhad undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate KAB's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate KAB's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KAB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (102.1x) compared to the MY Construction industry average (17.9x).
PE vs Market: KAB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (102.1x) compared to the MY market (16x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate KAB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KAB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.5x) compared to the MY Construction industry average (0.9x).
How is Kejuruteraanstera 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 Kejuruteraanstera 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 Kejuruteraanstera Berhad performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KAB has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: KAB's current net profit margins (3.6%) are lower than last year (5.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KAB's earnings have declined by 3.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: KAB's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: KAB had negative earnings growth (-14.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Construction industry average (-1.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: KAB's Return on Equity (6.9%) is considered low.
How is Kejuruteraanstera Berhad's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KAB's short term assets (MYR148.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR79.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: KAB's short term assets (MYR148.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR10.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KAB's debt to equity ratio (36.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: KAB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 105.6% to 36.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KAB's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: KAB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (18.8x coverage).
What is Kejuruteraanstera Berhad current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate KAB's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate KAB'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 KAB's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KAB's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: KAB is not paying a notable dividend for the MY market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of KAB's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the MY market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Keng Onn Lai (53 yo)
Mr. Keng Onn Lai is Managing Director of Kejuruteraan Asastera Berhad and has been its Director since February 24, 1997. Mr. Lai founded Kejuruteraan Asastera Sdn Bhd on February 24, 1997. Mr. Lai obtained...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Keng Onn's total compensation ($USD283.73K) is above average for companies of similar size in the MY market ($USD191.11K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Keng Onn's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: KAB's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: KAB's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.1%.
Kejuruteraan Asastera Berhad's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Kejuruteraan Asastera Berhad
- Ticker: KAB
- Exchange: KLSE
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Construction and Engineering
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: RM678.138m
- Shares outstanding: 1.72b
- Website: https://www.asastera.com
Number of Employees
- Kejuruteraan Asastera Berhad
- No. 18, Jalan Radin Bagus 9
- Bandar Baru Sri Petaling
- Kuala Lumpur
- Wilayah Persekutuan
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/27 15:46|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/27 00:00|
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