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A-Rank Berhad KLSE:ARANK Stock Report

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24 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
ARANK fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health4/6

ARANK Stock Overview

A-Rank Berhad, an investment holding company, manufactures and markets aluminum extrusion billets in Malaysia.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for A-Rank Berhad
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceRM0.51
52 Week HighRM0.73
52 Week LowRM0.50
1 Month Change-1.94%
3 Month Change-14.41%
1 Year Change-17.89%
3 Year Change2.02%
5 Year Change-39.57%
Change since IPO11.63%

Recent News & Updates

Nov 05
A-Rank Berhad's (KLSE:ARANK) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's

A-Rank Berhad's (KLSE:ARANK) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's

A-Rank Berhad ( KLSE:ARANK ) will increase its dividend on the 22nd of December to RM0.022, which is 13% higher than...

Shareholder Returns

ARANKMY Metals and MiningMY Market

Return vs Industry: ARANK underperformed the MY Metals and Mining industry which returned -2.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ARANK underperformed the MY Market which returned -9.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ARANK's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ARANK volatility
ARANK Average Weekly Movement4.6%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement5.7%
Market Average Movement5.5%
10% most volatile stocks in MY Market11.4%
10% least volatile stocks in MY Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: ARANK is not significantly more volatile than the rest of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ARANK's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1998170Wan Lay Tan

A-Rank Berhad, an investment holding company, manufactures and markets aluminum extrusion billets in Malaysia. The company is also involved in the property holding and development business. It exports its products to Africa, Europe, South Asia, and South East Asia.

A-Rank Berhad Fundamentals Summary

How do A-Rank Berhad's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ARANK fundamental statistics
Market CapRM89.87m
Earnings (TTM)RM12.76m
Revenue (TTM)RM674.19m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ARANK income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueRM643.84m
Gross ProfitRM30.34m
Other ExpensesRM17.59m

Last Reported Earnings

Jan 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.072
Gross Margin4.50%
Net Profit Margin1.89%
Debt/Equity Ratio79.6%

How did ARANK perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • 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 ARANK?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

ARANK 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/Revenue0.3x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA8x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

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

ARANK PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for ARANK vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average4.2x

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ARANK is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7x) compared to the peer average (4.2x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does ARANK's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Malaysian Metals and Mining Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ARANK is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7x) compared to the MY Metals and Mining industry average (4.9x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is ARANK'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.

ARANK PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio7x
Fair PE Ration/a

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

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: ARANK (MYR0.51) is trading below our estimate of fair value (MYR5.93)

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

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

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Future Growth

How is A-Rank 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 Materials 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 A-Rank 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 A-Rank Berhad's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.

Past Performance

How has A-Rank Berhad performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ARANK has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ARANK's current net profit margins (1.9%) are higher than last year (1.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ARANK's earnings have declined by 14.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ARANK's earnings growth over the past year (57.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-14.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ARANK earnings growth over the past year (57.3%) underperformed the Metals and Mining industry 126.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: ARANK's Return on Equity (5.9%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is A-Rank Berhad's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ARANK's short term assets (MYR256.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR110.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: ARANK's short term assets (MYR256.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR59.8M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ARANK's net debt to equity ratio (58.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: ARANK's debt to equity ratio has increased from 18.6% to 79.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ARANK's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (45.7%).

Interest Coverage: ARANK's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.1x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is A-Rank Berhad current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ARANK's dividend (4.46%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (2.14%).

High Dividend: ARANK's dividend (4.46%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (4.98%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: ARANK's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (30.7%), ARANK's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (8.7%), ARANK'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


Wan Lay Tan (57 yo)





Mr. Wan Lay Tan has been Managing Director and Executive Director of A-Rank Berhad since March 11, 2005. Mr. Tan has many years experience in the aluminium extrusion industry. He served as Senior Productio...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ARANK's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: ARANK's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.8 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.5%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

A-Rank Berhad's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: A-Rank Berhad
  • Ticker: ARANK
  • Exchange: KLSE
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Aluminum
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: RM89.871m
  • Shares outstanding: 177.96m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • A-Rank Berhad
  • Jalan Perindustrian Mahkota 7
  • Lot 2-33
  • Beranang
  • Selangor
  • 43700
  • 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 Earnings2021/07/31

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.