KPJ Healthcare Berhad, an investment holding company, engages in the operation of specialist hospitals in Malaysia and internationally. More Details
Good value with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has KPJ Healthcare Berhad's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: KPJ is less volatile than 75% of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: KPJ's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: KPJ exceeded the MY Healthcare industry which returned 6.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KPJ exceeded the MY Market which returned 9.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is KPJ Healthcare Berhad's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThe Consensus EPS Estimates For KPJ Healthcare Berhad (KLSE:KPJ) Just Fell Dramatically
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDoes KPJ Healthcare Berhad's (KLSE:KPJ) Share Price Gain of 14% Match Its Business Performance?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHas KPJ Healthcare Berhad (KLSE:KPJ) Stock's Recent Performance Got Anything to Do With Its Financial Health?
Is KPJ Healthcare Berhad undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: KPJ (MYR1.02) is trading below our estimate of fair value (MYR2.23)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KPJ is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KPJ is good value based on its PE Ratio (51.4x) compared to the MY Healthcare industry average (54.6x).
PE vs Market: KPJ is poor value based on its PE Ratio (51.4x) compared to the MY market (17.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: KPJ is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KPJ is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the MY Healthcare industry average (3.6x).
How is KPJ Healthcare Berhad forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KPJ's forecast earnings growth (34% per year) is above the savings rate (3.6%).
Earnings vs Market: KPJ's earnings (34% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the MY market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: KPJ's revenue (14.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the MY market (5.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KPJ's revenue (14.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: KPJ's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.3%).
How has KPJ Healthcare Berhad performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KPJ has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: KPJ's current net profit margins (3.6%) are lower than last year (8.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KPJ's earnings have grown by 1.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: KPJ's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: KPJ had negative earnings growth (-59.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Healthcare industry average (-7.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: KPJ's Return on Equity (3.9%) is considered low.
How is KPJ Healthcare Berhad's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KPJ's short term assets (MYR1.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities (MYR1.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: KPJ's short term assets (MYR1.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities (MYR2.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KPJ's debt to equity ratio (91.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: KPJ's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 94.1% to 91.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KPJ's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (15.1%).
Interest Coverage: KPJ's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.7x coverage).
What is KPJ Healthcare Berhad current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate KPJ's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate KPJ'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 KPJ's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KPJ's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: KPJ is not paying a notable dividend for the MY market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of KPJ's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the MY market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ahmad Shahizam Bin Mohd Shariff (49 yo)
Mr. Ahmad Shahizam Bin Mohd Shariff serves as Managing Director and Executive Director at KPJ Healthcare Berhad since July 1, 2020. He serves as President at KPJ Healthcare Berhad. Mr. Bin Mohd Shariff has...
Experienced Management: KPJ's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: KPJ's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.2 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.
KPJ Healthcare Berhad's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: KPJ Healthcare Berhad
- Ticker: KPJ
- Exchange: KLSE
- Founded: 1981
- Industry: Health Care Facilities
- Sector: Healthcare
- Market Cap: RM4.371b
- Shares outstanding: 4.29b
- Website: https://www.kpjhealth.com.my
Number of Employees
- KPJ Healthcare Berhad
- Menara KPJ
- Level 12
- Kuala Lumpur
- Wilayah Persekutuan
KPJ Healthcare Berhad, an investment holding company, engages in the operation of specialist hospitals in Malaysia and internationally. The company provides pathology and laboratory services; management an...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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