AJI Stock Overview
Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad manufactures and sells monosodium glutamate and other related products in Malaysia.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||RM15.62|
|52 Week High||RM16.60|
|52 Week Low||RM14.94|
|1 Month Change||-3.10%|
|3 Month Change||-3.34%|
|1 Year Change||3.31%|
|3 Year Change||-19.98%|
|5 Year Change||15.53%|
|Change since IPO||525.56%|
Recent News & Updates
Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad (KLSE:AJI) Is Paying Out Less In Dividends Than Last Year
Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad's ( KLSE:AJI ) dividend is being reduced to RM0.38 on the 22nd of October. However, the...
|AJI||MY Food||MY Market|
Return vs Industry: AJI exceeded the MY Food industry which returned -9.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AJI exceeded the MY Market which returned -1.7% over the past year.
|AJI Average Weekly Movement||1.5%|
|Food Industry Average Movement||4.8%|
|Market Average Movement||5.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in MY Market||12.1%|
|10% least volatile stocks in MY Market||2.6%|
Stable Share Price: AJI is less volatile than 75% of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AJI's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad manufactures and sells monosodium glutamate and other related products in Malaysia. The company operates through Consumer Business and Industrial Business segments. Its retail products include AJI-NO-MOTO, a monosodium glutamate product; Rasa Sifu, a seasoning product; TUMIX, a chicken stock seasoning product; SERI-AJI, a menu specific seasoning; AJI-SHIO, a seasoning that includes flavored pepper and black pepper; AJI-MIX, a blended seasoning; Pal Sweet, a sugar free sweetener; and AJI-NO-MOTO plus, a flavor enhancer used in various dishes.
Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad Fundamentals Summary
|AJI fundamental statistics|
Is AJI overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|AJI income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||RM251.22m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.69|
|Net Profit Margin||9.14%|
How did AJI perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.4%Current Dividend Yield
Is Ajinomoto (Malaysia) 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: AJI (MYR15.62) is trading above our estimate of fair value (MYR12.32)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AJI is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AJI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.7x) compared to the MY Food industry average (13x).
PE vs Market: AJI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.7x) compared to the MY market (15.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AJI is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AJI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the MY Food industry average (1x).
How is Ajinomoto (Malaysia) 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: AJI's forecast earnings growth (26.2% per year) is above the savings rate (3.6%).
Earnings vs Market: AJI's earnings (26.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the MY market (11.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AJI's revenue (10.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the MY market (6.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AJI's revenue (10.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if AJI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AJI has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AJI's current net profit margins (9.1%) are lower than last year (13.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AJI's earnings have declined by 22.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AJI's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: AJI had negative earnings growth (-29.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (47.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AJI's Return on Equity (8.2%) is considered low.
How is Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AJI's short term assets (MYR334.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR123.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: AJI's short term assets (MYR334.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR114.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AJI has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if AJI's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AJI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (46.8%).
Interest Coverage: AJI earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AJI's dividend (2.45%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (1.63%).
High Dividend: AJI's dividend (2.45%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (4.34%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AJI's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AJI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (55.6%), AJI's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tomoharu Abe (53 yo)
Mr. Tomoharu Abe serves as Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad since July 01, 2020. He joined Ajinomoto Co., Inc, Japan in 1992 and began his career with...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tomoharu's total compensation ($USD157.01K) is about average for companies of similar size in the MY market ($USD189.02K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Tomoharu's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: AJI's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AJI's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.4 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad
- Ticker: AJI
- Exchange: KLSE
- Founded: 1961
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: RM949.673m
- Shares outstanding: 60.80m
- Website: https://www.ajinomoto.com.my
Number of Employees
- Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad
- Lot 5710
- Jalan Kuchai Lama
- Kuala Lumpur
- Wilayah Persekutuan
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/11/27 11:01|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/11/26 00:00|
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.