Batu Kawan Berhad, an investment holding company, manufactures and sells chemicals in Malaysia and internationally. More Details
Undervalued with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Batu Kawan Berhad's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BKAWAN is less volatile than 75% of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BKAWAN's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BKAWAN exceeded the MY Chemicals industry which returned 6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BKAWAN exceeded the MY Market which returned 3.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Batu Kawan Berhad's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StBatu Kawan Berhad (KLSE:BKAWAN) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHas Batu Kawan Berhad (KLSE:BKAWAN) Got What It Takes To Become A Multi-Bagger?
Is Batu Kawan 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: BKAWAN (MYR17.52) is trading below our estimate of fair value (MYR26.16)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BKAWAN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BKAWAN is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.6x) compared to the MY Chemicals industry average (26.8x).
PE vs Market: BKAWAN is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.6x) compared to the MY market (19x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BKAWAN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BKAWAN is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the MY Chemicals industry average (1.3x).
How is Batu Kawan Berhad forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Batu Kawan 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.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
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How has Batu Kawan Berhad performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BKAWAN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BKAWAN's current net profit margins (2.6%) are higher than last year (2.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BKAWAN's earnings have declined by 17.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BKAWAN's earnings growth over the past year (14.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (-17.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BKAWAN earnings growth over the past year (14.9%) underperformed the Chemicals industry 19%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BKAWAN's Return on Equity (7.2%) is considered low.
How is Batu Kawan Berhad's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BKAWAN's short term assets (MYR8.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR2.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: BKAWAN's short term assets (MYR8.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR6.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BKAWAN's debt to equity ratio (54.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BKAWAN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 46.7% to 54.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BKAWAN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (20.6%).
Interest Coverage: BKAWAN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.7x coverage).
What is Batu Kawan Berhad current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BKAWAN's dividend (3.42%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (1.5%).
High Dividend: BKAWAN's dividend (3.42%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (4.4%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BKAWAN's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BKAWAN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (57%), BKAWAN's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Hau-Hian Lee (67 yo)
Mr. Hau-Hian Lee, D.P.M.P., serves as Managing Director of Batu Kawan Berhad. Mr. Lee serves as President of the Perak Chinese Maternity Association and the Treasurer of the Perak Entrepreneurial Skills & ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Hau-Hian's total compensation ($USD1.25M) is above average for companies of similar size in the MY market ($USD503.75K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Hau-Hian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|MD & Executive Director||26.92yrs||RM5.08m||0.40% |
|CFO & Joint Secretary||1.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Joint Company Secretary||7.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Joint Company Secretary||5.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Director of Klk Land Sdn Bhd||no data||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Oleochemical Division - Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BKAWAN's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.7 years average tenure).
|MD & Executive Director||26.92yrs||RM5.08m||0.40% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||10.67yrs||RM192.00k||no data|
|Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman||no data||RM237.00k||43.58% |
|Senior Independent Non-Executive Director||6yrs||RM201.00k||5.62% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||3.67yrs||RM171.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.58yrs||RM185.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: BKAWAN's board of directors are considered experienced (6 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.
Batu Kawan Berhad's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Batu Kawan Berhad
- Ticker: BKAWAN
- Exchange: KLSE
- Founded: 1965
- Industry: Commodity Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: RM6.876b
- Shares outstanding: 397.48m
- Website: https://www.bkawan.com.my
- Batu Kawan Berhad
- Bangunan Mayban Trust Ipoh
- Level 9
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BKAWAN||KLSE (Bursa Malaysia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||MY||MYR||Jan 1992|
Batu Kawan Berhad, an investment holding company, manufactures and sells chemicals in Malaysia and internationally. It operates through four segments: Plantation, Manufacturing, Property Development, and I...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/30 11:09|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/30 00:00|
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