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Pekat Group Berhad KLSE:PEKAT Stock Report

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18 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
PEKAT fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health4/6

PEKAT Stock Overview

Pekat Group Berhad, through its subsidiaries, designs, supplies, and installs solar photovoltaic systems and power plants, and related services.

Pekat Group Berhad Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Pekat Group Berhad
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceRM0.53
52 Week HighRM0.83
52 Week LowRM0.41
1 Month Change29.27%
3 Month Change-6.19%
1 Year Change-29.33%
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-34.97%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

PEKATMY ConstructionMY Market

Return vs Industry: PEKAT underperformed the MY Construction industry which returned -5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PEKAT underperformed the MY Market which returned -4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is PEKAT's price volatile compared to industry and market?
PEKAT volatility
PEKAT Average Weekly Movement6.1%
Construction Industry Average Movement5.5%
Market Average Movement5.6%
10% most volatile stocks in MY Market11.8%
10% least volatile stocks in MY Market2.7%

Stable Share Price: PEKAT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: PEKAT's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1999180Soo Chin

Pekat Group Berhad, through its subsidiaries, designs, supplies, and installs solar photovoltaic systems and power plants, and related services. It operates in three segments: Solar Photovoltaics, Earthing and Lightning Protection, and Trading. The company supplies and installs earthing and lighting protection systems for buildings, facilities, and structures, as well as distributes electrical products and accessories.

Pekat Group Berhad Fundamentals Summary

How do Pekat Group Berhad's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
PEKAT fundamental statistics
Market CapRM341.83m
Earnings (TTM)RM12.52m
Revenue (TTM)RM182.36m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
PEKAT income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueRM135.58m
Gross ProfitRM46.78m
Other ExpensesRM34.26m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.019
Gross Margin25.65%
Net Profit Margin6.86%
Debt/Equity Ratio28.2%

How did PEKAT perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is PEKAT undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 0/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for PEKAT?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

PEKAT key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.9x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA19.3x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does PEKAT's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

PEKAT PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for PEKAT vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average18.4x
MGB MGB Berhad
GKENT George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad
NESTCON Nestcon Berhad
SAMAIDEN Samaiden Group Berhad
PEKAT Pekat Group Berhad

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: PEKAT is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (27.3x) compared to the peer average (18.4x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does PEKAT's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the MY Construction Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: PEKAT is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (27.3x) compared to the MY Construction industry average (18.8x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is PEKAT'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.

PEKAT PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio27.3x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PEKAT's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of PEKAT when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate PEKAT's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate PEKAT's fair value for valuation analysis.

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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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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 Pekat Group 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 Pekat Group 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.

Past Performance

How has Pekat Group Berhad performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PEKAT has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: PEKAT's current net profit margins (6.9%) are lower than last year (9.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PEKAT's earnings have grown by 5.4% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: PEKAT had negative earnings growth (-6.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Construction industry average (-6.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: PEKAT's Return on Equity (10.1%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Pekat Group Berhad's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PEKAT's short term assets (MYR158.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR61.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: PEKAT's short term assets (MYR158.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR3.3M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PEKAT's net debt to equity ratio (3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if PEKAT's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: PEKAT's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: PEKAT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (55.5x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

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

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as PEKAT has not reported any payouts.

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


Average management tenure


Soo Chin (48 yo)





Mr. Soo Mau Chin has been Managing Director of Pekat Group Berhad and serves as its Chief Executive Officer since April 15, 2022 and also serves as its Director since September 17, 2020. In May 1995, he jo...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Soo's total compensation ($USD177.97K) is above average for companies of similar size in the MY market ($USD111.53K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Soo's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: PEKAT's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: PEKAT's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

Pekat Group Berhad's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Pekat Group Berhad
  • Ticker: PEKAT
  • Exchange: KLSE
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Construction and Engineering
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Implied Market Cap: RM341.833m
  • Shares outstanding: 644.97m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Pekat Group Berhad
  • No. 3A, 5 & 6, Cubic Space
  • No. 6, Jalan Teknologi 3/4
  • Petaling Jaya
  • Selangor
  • 47810
  • Malaysia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/18 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/18 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.