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KNM Group Berhad KLSE:KNM Stock Report

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24 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
KNM fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6

KNM Stock Overview

KNM Group Berhad engages in the provision of project management, engineering, manufacturing, and maintenance services in Asia and Oceania, Europe, the United States, and Canada.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for KNM Group Berhad
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceRM0.13
52 Week HighRM0.33
52 Week LowRM0.12
1 Month Change-19.36%
3 Month Change-16.67%
1 Year Change-24.24%
3 Year Change-50.98%
5 Year Change-51.92%
Change since IPO-54.39%

Recent News & Updates

Apr 01
Health Check: How Prudently Does KNM Group Berhad (KLSE:KNM) Use Debt?

Health Check: How Prudently Does KNM Group Berhad (KLSE:KNM) Use Debt?

David Iben put it well when he said, 'Volatility is not a risk we care about. What we care about is avoiding the...

Dec 07
KNM Group Berhad (KLSE:KNM) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet

KNM Group Berhad (KLSE:KNM) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet

Warren Buffett famously said, 'Volatility is far from synonymous with risk.' When we think about how risky a company...

Shareholder Returns

KNMMY Energy ServicesMY Market

Return vs Industry: KNM exceeded the MY Energy Services industry which returned -27.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KNM underperformed the MY Market which returned -9.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is KNM's price volatile compared to industry and market?
KNM volatility
KNM Average Weekly Movement12.1%
Energy Services Industry Average Movement6.4%
Market Average Movement5.5%
10% most volatile stocks in MY Market11.4%
10% least volatile stocks in MY Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: KNM is more volatile than 90% of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.

Volatility Over Time: KNM's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of MY stocks.

About the Company

19902,100Terence Tan

KNM Group Berhad engages in the provision of project management, engineering, manufacturing, and maintenance services in Asia and Oceania, Europe, the United States, and Canada. The company manufactures process equipment and modular systems; provides EPCC and integrated solutions for downstream oil, gas and petrochemical plants, renewable energy, power and utilities, and infrastructures and buildings; and offers repairs, modification, inspection, maintenance, assembly, trouble shooting, and spare parts supply services. Its products include quench coolers, scraped surface exchangers, process gas waste heat recovery systems, process and pressure vessels, membrane technology systems, heat transfer equipment, sour gas and sulfur technology, compression systems, process skid packages and modules, and fired and heat recovery boilers.

KNM Group Berhad Fundamentals Summary

How do KNM Group Berhad's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
KNM fundamental statistics
Market CapRM459.55m
Earnings (TTM)-RM601.48m
Revenue (TTM)RM1.02b


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
KNM income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueRM1.08b
Gross Profit-RM54.38m
Other ExpensesRM547.10m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.16
Gross Margin-5.32%
Net Profit Margin-58.81%
Debt/Equity Ratio114.4%

How did KNM perform over the long term?

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


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

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

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

KNM 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/Revenue1.4x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA48.9x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does KNM's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

KNM PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for KNM vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average0.6x

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: KNM is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.4x) compared to the peer average (0.6x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does KNM's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Malaysian Energy Services Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: KNM is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.4x) compared to the MY Energy Services industry average (0.7x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is KNM's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

KNM PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.4x
Fair PS Ration/a

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

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: KNM (MYR0.13) is trading below our estimate of fair value (MYR0.37)

Significantly Below Fair Value: KNM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

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Future Growth

How is KNM 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 Energy 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 KNM 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 whether KNM Group Berhad is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.

Past Performance

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

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KNM is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: KNM is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KNM is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 20.2% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: KNM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Energy Services industry (17.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: KNM has a negative Return on Equity (-59.33%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is KNM Group Berhad's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KNM's short term assets (MYR930.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities (MYR1.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: KNM's short term assets (MYR930.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR568.7M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KNM's net debt to equity ratio (82.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: KNM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 54.1% to 114.4% over the past 5 years.

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: Whilst unprofitable KNM has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: KNM is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 53.8% per year.

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What is KNM 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

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: KNM is not paying a notable dividend for the MY market.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as KNM 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


Terence Tan (51 yo)





Mr. Koon Ping Tan, also known as Terence, has been the Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of KNM Group Berhad since July 9, 2020. He was Group Chief Financial Officer and Group Finance Di...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Terence's total compensation ($USD146.21K) is about average for companies of similar size in the MY market ($USD113.67K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Terence's compensation with company performance.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: KNM's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: KNM's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.8 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 10.8%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: KNM Group Berhad
  • Ticker: KNM
  • Exchange: KLSE
  • Founded: 1990
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Equipment and Services
  • Sector: Energy
  • Implied Market Cap: RM459.553m
  • Shares outstanding: 3.68b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • KNM Group Berhad
  • 15, Jalan Dagang SB4/1
  • Taman Sungai Besi Indah
  • Seri Kembangan
  • Selangor
  • 43300
  • Malaysia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 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.