Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad

KLSE:KSENG Stock Report

Market Cap: RM2.2b

Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad Past Earnings Performance

Past criteria checks 3/6

Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad has been growing earnings at an average annual rate of 35.7%, while the Food industry saw earnings growing at 25.4% annually. Revenues have been growing at an average rate of 14.1% per year. Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad's return on equity is 9.3%, and it has net margins of 17.6%.

Key information

35.7%

Earnings growth rate

35.7%

EPS growth rate

Food Industry Growth24.5%
Revenue growth rate14.1%
Return on equity9.3%
Net Margin17.6%
Last Earnings Update31 Dec 2023

Recent past performance updates

Solid Earnings May Not Tell The Whole Story For Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad (KLSE:KSENG)

May 07
Solid Earnings May Not Tell The Whole Story For Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad (KLSE:KSENG)

Recent updates

We Think Some Shareholders May Hesitate To Increase Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad's (KLSE:KSENG) CEO Compensation

May 22
We Think Some Shareholders May Hesitate To Increase Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad's (KLSE:KSENG) CEO Compensation

Solid Earnings May Not Tell The Whole Story For Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad (KLSE:KSENG)

May 07
Solid Earnings May Not Tell The Whole Story For Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad (KLSE:KSENG)

Investors Still Aren't Entirely Convinced By Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad's (KLSE:KSENG) Earnings Despite 26% Price Jump

Jan 26
Investors Still Aren't Entirely Convinced By Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad's (KLSE:KSENG) Earnings Despite 26% Price Jump

Does Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad (KLSE:KSENG) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Jul 26
Does Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad (KLSE:KSENG) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

We Think Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad (KLSE:KSENG) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Oct 18
We Think Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad (KLSE:KSENG) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Does Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad (KLSE:KSENG) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

May 09
Does Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad (KLSE:KSENG) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

What Type Of Returns Would Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad's(KLSE:KSENG) Shareholders Have Earned If They Purchased Their SharesFive Years Ago?

Feb 27
What Type Of Returns Would Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad's(KLSE:KSENG) Shareholders Have Earned If They Purchased Their SharesFive Years Ago?

Is Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad (KLSE:KSENG) Using Debt In A Risky Way?

Jan 23
Is Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad (KLSE:KSENG) Using Debt In A Risky Way?

Is Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad's (KLSE:KSENG) Shareholder Ownership Skewed Towards Insiders?

Dec 19
Is Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad's (KLSE:KSENG) Shareholder Ownership Skewed Towards Insiders?

Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad's (KLSE:KSENG) Shareholders Are Down 29% On Their Shares

Nov 22
Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad's (KLSE:KSENG) Shareholders Are Down 29% On Their Shares

Revenue & Expenses Breakdown

How Keck Seng (Malaysia) Berhad makes and spends money. Based on latest reported earnings, on an LTM basis.


Earnings and Revenue History

KLSE:KSENG Revenue, expenses and earnings (MYR Millions)
DateRevenueEarningsG+A ExpensesR&D Expenses
31 Dec 231,3712411500
30 Sep 231,4001881510
30 Jun 231,5082141570
31 Mar 231,7552011620
31 Dec 221,8282021570
30 Sep 221,8712061510
30 Jun 221,7591621400
31 Mar 221,4671041280
31 Dec 211,312791250
30 Sep 211,153-111180
30 Jun 211,037-401090
31 Mar 21885-771020
31 Dec 20874-651070
30 Sep 2086831150
30 Jun 20899301220
31 Mar 209881011320
31 Dec 19979881300
30 Sep 19996841280
30 Jun 19977751260
31 Mar 19959681250
31 Dec 18967361240
30 Sep 181,011161250
30 Jun 181,068221270
31 Mar 181,122-91230
31 Dec 171,189231230
30 Sep 171,1961111220
30 Jun 171,1771401250
31 Mar 171,1371681240
31 Dec 161,0491241220
30 Sep 161,001-161210
30 Jun 16982591200
31 Mar 16959761210
31 Dec 159581351190
30 Sep 159372361110
30 Jun 159931671080
31 Mar 151,0321321010
31 Dec 141,087130940
30 Sep 141,080120900
30 Jun 141,008115780
31 Mar 14973145770
31 Dec 13930149760
30 Sep 13965134760
30 Jun 13981111770

Quality Earnings: KSENG has a large one-off gain of MYR124.7M impacting its last 12 months of financial results to 31st December, 2023.

Growing Profit Margin: KSENG's current net profit margins (17.6%) are higher than last year (11%).


Free Cash Flow vs Earnings Analysis


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KSENG's earnings have grown significantly by 35.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: KSENG's earnings growth over the past year (19.4%) is below its 5-year average (35.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: KSENG earnings growth over the past year (19.4%) exceeded the Food industry -11.5%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: KSENG's Return on Equity (9.3%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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