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Kerjaya Prospek Group Berhad

Executive Summary

Kerjaya Prospek Group Berhad, an investment holding company, provides building construction, project management, interior fit-out, and miscellaneous construction related services for the residential property segment in Malaysia. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has Kerjaya Prospek Group Berhad's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: KERJAYA is less volatile than 75% of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.3%

KERJAYA

1.0%

MY Construction

0.7%

MY Market


1 Year Return

-14.7%

KERJAYA

-7.6%

MY Construction

10.2%

MY Market

Return vs Industry: KERJAYA underperformed the MY Construction industry which returned -7.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KERJAYA underperformed the MY Market which returned 10.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

KERJAYAIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.3%1.0%0.7%
30 Day12.2%7.0%2.4%
90 Day0%-4.8%-0.9%
1 Year-11.8%-14.7%-4.0%-7.6%13.7%10.2%
3 Year-23.0%-28.6%-33.5%-39.2%-1.8%-10.7%
5 Year59.5%43.2%-29.4%-39.1%11.8%-6.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Kerjaya Prospek Group Berhad's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Kerjaya Prospek Group Berhad undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

14.96x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: KERJAYA (MYR1.1) is trading above our estimate of fair value (MYR0.7)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: KERJAYA is good value based on its PE Ratio (15x) compared to the MY Construction industry average (20.9x).

PE vs Market: KERJAYA is good value based on its PE Ratio (15x) compared to the MY market (18.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: KERJAYA is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: KERJAYA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the MY Construction industry average (0.9x).


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Future Growth

How is Kerjaya Prospek Group Berhad forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?

21.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: KERJAYA's forecast earnings growth (21.8% per year) is above the savings rate (3.7%).

Earnings vs Market: KERJAYA's earnings (21.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the MY market (16.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: KERJAYA's revenue (18.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the MY market (7.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: KERJAYA's revenue (18.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: KERJAYA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.1%).


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Past Performance

How has Kerjaya Prospek Group Berhad performed over the past 5 years?

12.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KERJAYA has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: KERJAYA's current net profit margins (11.2%) are lower than last year (13.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KERJAYA's earnings have grown by 12.6% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: KERJAYA had negative earnings growth (-35.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Construction industry average (-43.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: KERJAYA's Return on Equity (8.2%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Kerjaya Prospek Group Berhad's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KERJAYA's short term assets (MYR796.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR245.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: KERJAYA's short term assets (MYR796.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR136.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KERJAYA's debt to equity ratio (7.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: KERJAYA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 10.8% to 7.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: KERJAYA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (97.1%).

Interest Coverage: KERJAYA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (137.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Kerjaya Prospek Group Berhad current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.18%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: KERJAYA's dividend (3.18%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (1.48%).

High Dividend: KERJAYA's dividend (3.18%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (4.22%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: KERJAYA has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: KERJAYA has only been paying a dividend for 7 years, and since then payments have fallen.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (47.6%), KERJAYA's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: KERJAYA's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (33.4% payout ratio).


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Management

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

9.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Kerjaya Prospek Group Berhad has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Eng Ho Tee
Executive Chairman10yrsRM2.76mno data
Eng Seng Tee
Executive Director10yrsRM1.78mno data
Siew Chuon Toh
Executive Director9.33yrsRM1.77m0.48%
MYR 6.6m
Chew Hun
Finance Managerno datano datano data
Ah Hoi Tan
Operations Manager9.17yrsno datano data
Fei San Seow
Company Secretary9.92yrsno datano data
Mee Kee Mok
Company Secretary9.92yrsno datano data

9.9yrs

Average Tenure

52.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: KERJAYA's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Eng Ho Tee
Executive Chairman10yrsRM2.76mno data
Eng Seng Tee
Executive Director10yrsRM1.78mno data
Siew Chuon Toh
Executive Director9.33yrsRM1.77m0.48%
MYR 6.6m
Mohamed bin Md Hussain Maricar
Independent Non Executive Director2.75yrsRM45.50k0.013%
MYR 170.6k
Siong Kee Khoo
Senior Independent Non-Executive Directorno dataRM87.40k0.0018%
MYR 24.6k
Kien Lai Lim
Independent Non-Executive Director9.33yrsRM65.20k0.014%
MYR 193.3k

9.3yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: KERJAYA's board of directors are considered experienced (9.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Kerjaya Prospek Group Berhad's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Kerjaya Prospek Group Berhad
  • Ticker: KERJAYA
  • Exchange: KLSE
  • Founded: 1984
  • Industry: Construction and Engineering
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: RM1.361b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.24b
  • Website: https://www.kerjayagroup.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Kerjaya Prospek Group Berhad
  • No. 1, Jalan Wangsa Permai
  • 2nd Floor
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Wilayah Persekutuan
  • 52200
  • Malaysia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
KERJAYAKLSE (Bursa Malaysia)YesOrdinary SharesMYMYRMay 1996

Biography

Kerjaya Prospek Group Berhad, an investment holding company, provides building construction, project management, interior fit-out, and miscellaneous construction related services for the residential proper...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/04 11:04
End of Day Share Price2021/03/04 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.