KLSE:LFECORP

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Market Cap

RM108.2m

Last Updated

2021/07/31 11:05 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

LFE Corporation Berhad, an investment holding company, provides construction, mechanical, and electrical services in Malaysia. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

How has LFE Corporation Berhad's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: LFECORP is more volatile than 75% of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LFECORP's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of MY stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-10.0%

LFECORP

-2.0%

MY Construction

-1.9%

MY Market


1 Year Return

-20.6%

LFECORP

-6.4%

MY Construction

-1.5%

MY Market

Return vs Industry: LFECORP underperformed the MY Construction industry which returned -6.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LFECORP underperformed the MY Market which returned -1.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

LFECORPIndustryMarket
7 Day-10.0%-2.0%-1.9%
30 Day-20.6%-1.8%-1.3%
90 Day0%-12.4%-6.6%
1 Year49.6%-20.6%-3.1%-6.4%2.1%-1.5%
3 Year103.4%8.0%-21.1%-26.9%-3.7%-12.8%
5 Year-7.5%-50.9%-38.1%-46.7%8.6%-9.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is LFE Corporation Berhad's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is LFE Corporation Berhad undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.88x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LFECORP's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LFECORP's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LFECORP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the MY Construction industry average.

PE vs Market: LFECORP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the MY market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LFECORP is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the MY Construction industry average (0.8x).


Future Growth

How is LFE Corporation Berhad forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

21.7%

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 LFE Corporation 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.


Past Performance

How has LFE Corporation Berhad performed over the past 5 years?

-7.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LFECORP is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LFECORP is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LFECORP is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 7.5% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: LFECORP is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Construction industry (-24.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LFECORP has a negative Return on Equity (-5.47%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is LFE Corporation Berhad's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LFECORP's short term assets (MYR27.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR12.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: LFECORP has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LFECORP is debt free.

Reducing Debt: LFECORP has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 5.8%.


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: LFECORP has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: LFECORP has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 3% each year.


Dividend

What is LFE Corporation Berhad current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LFECORP'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 LFECORP's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LFECORP's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the MY market.


Next Steps

Management

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

7.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Kenneth Liew (58 yo)

10.75yrs

Tenure

RM442,423

Compensation

Mr. Kiam Woon Liew, also known as Kenneth, has been Managing Director of LFE Corp. Bhd since September 28, 2010. Mr. Liew served as Business Development Executive of MBF Factors Sdn Bhd since 1987. Mr. Lie...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Kenneth's total compensation ($USD104.72K) is about average for companies of similar size in the MY market ($USD130.34K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Kenneth's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LFECORP's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: LFECORP's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 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 been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 257.1%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

LFE Corporation Berhad's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: LFE Corporation Berhad
  • Ticker: LFECORP
  • Exchange: KLSE
  • Founded: 1967
  • Industry: Construction and Engineering
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: RM108.182m
  • Shares outstanding: 801.35m
  • Website: https://www.lfe.com.my

Location

  • LFE Corporation Berhad
  • Campbell Complex
  • Suite 11.01, 11th Floor
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Wilayah Persekutuan
  • 50100
  • Malaysia

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Biography

LFE Corporation Berhad, an investment holding company, provides construction, mechanical, and electrical services in Malaysia. The company offers electrical engineering services, such as electrical high vo...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/07/31 11:05
End of Day Share Price2021/07/30 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
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.