PLS Stock Overview
PLS Plantations Berhad, an investment holding company, primarily engages in the operation and management of oil palm plantation in Malaysia.
PLS Plantations Berhad Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||RM0.93|
|52 Week High||RM1.17|
|52 Week Low||RM0.86|
|1 Month Change||-1.07%|
|3 Month Change||-9.31%|
|1 Year Change||1.65%|
|3 Year Change||12.81%|
|5 Year Change||-9.31%|
|Change since IPO||-32.48%|
Recent News & Updates
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|PLS||MY Food||MY Market|
Return vs Industry: PLS underperformed the MY Food industry which returned 5.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PLS exceeded the MY Market which returned -4% over the past year.
|PLS Average Weekly Movement||n/a|
|Food Industry Average Movement||4.5%|
|Market Average Movement||5.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in MY Market||11.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in MY Market||2.7%|
Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine PLS's volatility over the past 3 months.
Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine PLS's volatility change over the past year.
About the Company
PLS Plantations Berhad, an investment holding company, primarily engages in the operation and management of oil palm plantation in Malaysia. It operates through Construction, Plantation, Investment Holding, and Trading segments. The company is also involved in the operation and management of a forest plantation, logging, saw milling, chipping, and other downstream manufacturing and related activities; and operation and management, maintenance, and harvesting of durian plantation.
PLS Plantations Berhad Fundamentals Summary
|PLS fundamental statistics|
Is PLS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|PLS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||RM103.30m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.076|
|Net Profit Margin||17.99%|
How did PLS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is PLS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 1/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for PLS?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is PLS's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does PLS's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|PLS PE Ratio vs Peers|
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RSAWIT Rimbunan Sawit Berhad
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PLS PLS Plantations Berhad
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: PLS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12.2x) compared to the peer average (19.3x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does PLS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the MY Food Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: PLS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12.2x) compared to the MY Food industry average (12x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is PLS'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.
|Current PE Ratio||12.2x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PLS's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of PLS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: PLS (MYR0.93) is trading above our estimate of fair value (MYR0.33)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PLS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
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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How is PLS Plantations Berhad forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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 PLS Plantations 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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- Check out PLS Plantations Berhad's track record over time to understand how much the company has returned to shareholders and its earnings growth rate in the past.
How has PLS Plantations Berhad performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PLS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PLS's current net profit margins (18%) are higher than last year (5.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PLS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 47.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: PLS's earnings growth over the past year (403.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (47.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PLS earnings growth over the past year (403.9%) exceeded the Food industry 46%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PLS's Return on Equity (11.5%) is considered low.
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How is PLS Plantations Berhad's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PLS's short term assets (MYR118.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR63.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: PLS's short term assets (MYR118.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities (MYR134.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PLS's net debt to equity ratio (22.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: PLS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 18% to 33% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PLS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (22.7%).
Interest Coverage: PLS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.7x coverage).
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What is PLS Plantations Berhad current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PLS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PLS'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 PLS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PLS'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 PLS has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Hun Lee (45 yo)
Mr. Hun Kheng Lee has been Group Chief Executive Officer of PLS Plantations Berhad since July 01, 2022. He has been an Executive Director of PLS Plantations Berhad since August 1, 2008. He has been the Chi...
Experienced Board: PLS's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
PLS Plantations Berhad's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: PLS Plantations Berhad
- Ticker: PLS
- Exchange: KLSE
- Founded: 1987
- Industry: Agricultural Products
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Implied Market Cap: RM369.682m
- Shares outstanding: 399.66m
- Website: https://www.plsplantations.my
Number of Employees
- PLS Plantations Berhad
- Menara TSR
- Unit 9-01, Level 9
- Petaling Jaya
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/18 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/18 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.