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Leon Fuat Berhad KLSE:LEONFB Stock Report

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24 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
LEONFB fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health4/6

LEONFB Stock Overview

Leon Fuat Berhad, an investment holding company, processes and trades in steel related products in Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Leon Fuat Berhad
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceRM0.56
52 Week HighRM1.19
52 Week LowRM0.55
1 Month Change-13.95%
3 Month Change-31.06%
1 Year Change-45.59%
3 Year Change29.07%
5 Year Change-27.92%
Change since IPO-9.76%

Recent News & Updates

May 27
Calculating The Fair Value Of Leon Fuat Berhad (KLSE:LEONFB)

Calculating The Fair Value Of Leon Fuat Berhad (KLSE:LEONFB)

In this article we are going to estimate the intrinsic value of Leon Fuat Berhad ( KLSE:LEONFB ) by taking the expected...

Mar 02
We Think Leon Fuat Berhad (KLSE:LEONFB) Might Have The DNA Of A Multi-Bagger

We Think Leon Fuat Berhad (KLSE:LEONFB) Might Have The DNA Of A Multi-Bagger

What trends should we look for it we want to identify stocks that can multiply in value over the long term? Firstly...

Shareholder Returns

LEONFBMY Metals and MiningMY Market

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

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

Price Volatility

Is LEONFB's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LEONFB volatility
LEONFB Average Weekly Movement4.3%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement5.5%
Market Average Movement5.5%
10% most volatile stocks in MY Market11.3%
10% least volatile stocks in MY Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: LEONFB is not significantly more volatile than the rest of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LEONFB's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1972391Seng Ooi

Leon Fuat Berhad, an investment holding company, processes and trades in steel related products in Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia. It operates through three segments: Trading of Steel Products, Processing of Steel Products, and Others. The company offers flat steel products, such as carbon and stainless steel coils, sheets, plates, welded rectangular and square sections, and welded tubes and pipes; and alloy steel plates.

Leon Fuat Berhad Fundamentals Summary

How do Leon Fuat Berhad's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LEONFB fundamental statistics
Market CapRM189.26m
Earnings (TTM)RM123.80m
Revenue (TTM)RM948.12m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LEONFB income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueRM735.02m
Gross ProfitRM213.10m
Other ExpensesRM89.31m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.36
Gross Margin22.48%
Net Profit Margin13.06%
Debt/Equity Ratio73.3%

How did LEONFB perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does LEONFB pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy LEONFB by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Leon Fuat Berhad dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateJul 14 2022
Dividend Pay DateAug 05 2022
Days until Ex dividend19 days
Days until Dividend pay date41 days

Does LEONFB pay a reliable dividends?

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We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • 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 LEONFB?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

LEONFB 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/Revenue0.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA3.1x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

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

LEONFB PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for LEONFB vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average27.7x

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: LEONFB is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.5x) compared to the peer average (27.7x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

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

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: LEONFB is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.5x) compared to the MY Metals and Mining industry average (4.9x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is LEONFB'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.

LEONFB PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio1.5x
Fair PE Ration/a

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

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: LEONFB (MYR0.56) is trading below our estimate of fair value (MYR0.6)

Significantly Below Fair Value: LEONFB is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

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Future Growth

How is Leon Fuat 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 Leon Fuat 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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  • Examine whether Leon Fuat Berhad is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.

Past Performance

How has Leon Fuat Berhad performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LEONFB has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: LEONFB's current net profit margins (13.1%) are higher than last year (9.3%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LEONFB's earnings have grown by 17% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: LEONFB's earnings growth over the past year (94.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (17% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: LEONFB earnings growth over the past year (94.8%) underperformed the Metals and Mining industry 126.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: LEONFB's Return on Equity (22.1%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is Leon Fuat 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: LEONFB's short term assets (MYR732.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR401.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: LEONFB's short term assets (MYR732.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR88.6M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LEONFB's net debt to equity ratio (67.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: LEONFB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 80.8% to 73.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: LEONFB's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: LEONFB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (15x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Leon Fuat 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

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayJun 25 2022Ex Dividend DateJul 14 2022Dividend Pay DateAug 05 202222 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 19 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: LEONFB's dividend (7.21%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (2.14%).

High Dividend: LEONFB's dividend (7.21%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (4.98%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: LEONFB has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: LEONFB's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (5.5%), LEONFB's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: LEONFB is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Seng Ooi (59 yo)





Mr. Seng Khong Ooi has been an Executive Director of Leon Fuat Berhad since June 21, 2012 and serves as its Group Managing Director since October 01, 2020. He serves as an Executive Director of Leon Fuat H...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LEONFB's management team is seasoned and experienced (10 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: LEONFB's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Leon Fuat Berhad's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Leon Fuat Berhad
  • Ticker: LEONFB
  • Exchange: KLSE
  • Founded: 1972
  • Industry: Steel
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: RM189.255m
  • Shares outstanding: 341.00m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Leon Fuat Berhad
  • Wisma Leon Fuat
  • No.11, Lorong Keluli 1B
  • Shah Alam
  • Selangor
  • 40000
  • 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 Earnings2021/12/31

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.