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Cepatwawasan Group Berhad KLSE:CEPAT Stock Report

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24 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
CEPAT fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6

CEPAT Stock Overview

Cepatwawasan Group Berhad, an investment holding company, engages in the oil palm cultivation, milling, quarrying, and sale of oil palm products in Malaysia.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Cepatwawasan Group Berhad
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceRM0.76
52 Week HighRM1.27
52 Week LowRM0.61
1 Month Change-22.45%
3 Month Change-26.92%
1 Year Change22.58%
3 Year Change35.71%
5 Year Change-7.32%
Change since IPO-25.00%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 13
Cepatwawasan Group Berhad (KLSE:CEPAT) Is Doing The Right Things To Multiply Its Share Price

Cepatwawasan Group Berhad (KLSE:CEPAT) Is Doing The Right Things To Multiply Its Share Price

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Mar 17
These 4 Measures Indicate That Cepatwawasan Group Berhad (KLSE:CEPAT) Is Using Debt Safely

These 4 Measures Indicate That Cepatwawasan Group Berhad (KLSE:CEPAT) Is Using Debt Safely

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Shareholder Returns


Return vs Industry: CEPAT exceeded the MY Food industry which returned -1.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CEPAT exceeded the MY Market which returned -9.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CEPAT's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CEPAT volatility
CEPAT Average Weekly Movement7.1%
Food Industry Average Movement4.9%
Market Average Movement5.5%
10% most volatile stocks in MY Market11.3%
10% least volatile stocks in MY Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: CEPAT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CEPAT's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

2001n/aKing-Seng Mah

Cepatwawasan Group Berhad, an investment holding company, engages in the oil palm cultivation, milling, quarrying, and sale of oil palm products in Malaysia. The company operates through four segments: Plantation, Mill, Power Plant, and All other. As of December 31, 2021, it owned and operated approximately 10,280 hectares of oil palm plantations in Sabah, Malaysia.

Cepatwawasan Group Berhad Fundamentals Summary

How do Cepatwawasan Group Berhad's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CEPAT fundamental statistics
Market CapRM234.81m
Earnings (TTM)RM60.23m
Revenue (TTM)RM407.04m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CEPAT income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueRM319.91m
Gross ProfitRM87.13m
Other ExpensesRM26.90m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.19
Gross Margin21.41%
Net Profit Margin14.80%
Debt/Equity Ratio12.2%

How did CEPAT perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings 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 CEPAT?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

CEPAT 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/Revenue0.5x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA2.2x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

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

CEPAT PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for CEPAT vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average21.5x

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CEPAT is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (3.9x) compared to the peer average (21.5x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does CEPAT's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Malaysian Food Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CEPAT is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (3.9x) compared to the MY Food industry average (12.2x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is CEPAT'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.

CEPAT PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio3.9x
Fair PE Ration/a

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

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: CEPAT (MYR0.76) is trading below our estimate of fair value (MYR16.07)

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

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

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Future Growth

How is Cepatwawasan 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 Food, Beverage & Tobacco 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 Cepatwawasan 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 Cepatwawasan 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 Cepatwawasan Group Berhad performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CEPAT has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CEPAT's current net profit margins (14.8%) are higher than last year (8.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CEPAT's earnings have grown by 13.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CEPAT's earnings growth over the past year (187.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (13.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CEPAT earnings growth over the past year (187.8%) exceeded the Food industry 35.1%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: CEPAT's Return on Equity (15.9%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Cepatwawasan Group Berhad's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CEPAT's short term assets (MYR120.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR48.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: CEPAT's short term assets (MYR120.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR59.6M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CEPAT has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: CEPAT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 25.5% to 12.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CEPAT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (185.4%).

Interest Coverage: CEPAT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (38.6x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 1/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CEPAT's dividend (1.32%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (2.14%).

High Dividend: CEPAT's dividend (1.32%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (4.98%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: CEPAT's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: CEPAT's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (5.1%), CEPAT's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (3.6%), CEPAT's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


King-Seng Mah (63 yo)





Mr. King Seng Mah, DPMP, PMP, has been Managing Director at Cepatwawasan Group Bhd since February 27, 2008. Mr. Mah serves as Managing Director at Timah Resources Limited since September 16, 2015 and MHC P...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: King-Seng's total compensation ($USD119.37K) is about average for companies of similar size in the MY market ($USD113.67K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CEPAT's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: CEPAT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14.1 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Cepatwawasan Group Berhad
  • Ticker: CEPAT
  • Exchange: KLSE
  • Founded: 2001
  • Industry: Agricultural Products
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: RM234.815m
  • Shares outstanding: 308.97m
  • Website:


  • Cepatwawasan Group Berhad
  • Prima Square
  • Lot 70, Block 6
  • Sandakan
  • Sabah
  • 90000
  • 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.