Luxchem Corporation Berhad, an investment holding company, imports, exports, and distributes petrochemical and other related products in Malaysia. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with proven track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Luxchem Corporation Berhad's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LUXCHEM is less volatile than 75% of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LUXCHEM's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
MY Trade Distributors
1 Year Return
MY Trade Distributors
Return vs Industry: LUXCHEM exceeded the MY Trade Distributors industry which returned -3.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LUXCHEM underperformed the MY Market which returned 5.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Luxchem Corporation Berhad's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 months ago | Simply Wall StDo Insiders Own Lots Of Shares In Luxchem Corporation Berhad (KLSE:LUXCHEM)?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StShareholders Of Luxchem Corporation Berhad (KLSE:LUXCHEM) Must Be Happy With Their 88% Return
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Is Luxchem Corporation 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: LUXCHEM (MYR0.8) is trading above our estimate of fair value (MYR0.26)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LUXCHEM is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LUXCHEM is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the MY Trade Distributors industry average (13.5x).
PE vs Market: LUXCHEM is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the MY market (16.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LUXCHEM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LUXCHEM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the MY Trade Distributors industry average (0.9x).
How is Luxchem Corporation Berhad forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LUXCHEM's forecast earnings growth (4.7% per year) is above the savings rate (3.6%).
Earnings vs Market: LUXCHEM's earnings (4.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the MY market (10.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LUXCHEM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LUXCHEM's revenue (7.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the MY market (6.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LUXCHEM's revenue (7.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LUXCHEM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.3%).
How has Luxchem Corporation Berhad performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LUXCHEM has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LUXCHEM's current net profit margins (7.9%) are higher than last year (5.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LUXCHEM's earnings have grown by 2.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LUXCHEM's earnings growth over the past year (88.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (2.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LUXCHEM earnings growth over the past year (88.8%) exceeded the Trade Distributors industry 50.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LUXCHEM's Return on Equity (16.3%) is considered low.
How is Luxchem Corporation Berhad's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LUXCHEM's short term assets (MYR457.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR150.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: LUXCHEM's short term assets (MYR457.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR2.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LUXCHEM's debt to equity ratio (23.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: LUXCHEM's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 34.6% to 23.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LUXCHEM's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (6.7%).
Interest Coverage: LUXCHEM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (36.9x coverage).
What is Luxchem Corporation Berhad current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LUXCHEM's dividend (3.52%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (1.53%).
High Dividend: LUXCHEM's dividend (3.52%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (4.16%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LUXCHEM's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LUXCHEM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (38.7%), LUXCHEM's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LUXCHEM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (30.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ying Tang (69 yo)
Mr. Ying See Tang is the Founder of Luxchem Corporation Bhd and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. Mr. Tang has approximately 32 years of experience in the industrial chemicals in...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ying's total compensation ($USD399.55K) is above average for companies of similar size in the MY market ($USD184.03K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ying's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LUXCHEM's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LUXCHEM's board of directors are considered experienced (7.6 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 19.4%.
Luxchem Corporation Berhad's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Luxchem Corporation Berhad
- Ticker: LUXCHEM
- Exchange: KLSE
- Founded: 1984
- Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: RM850.544m
- Shares outstanding: 1.07b
- Website: https://www.luxchem.com.my
Number of Employees
- Luxchem Corporation Berhad
- No. 6, Jalan SS21/58
- Damansara Utama
- Petaling Jaya
Luxchem Corporation Berhad, an investment holding company, imports, exports, and distributes petrochemical and other related products in Malaysia. The company operates in two segments, Trading and Manufact...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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