Leader Steel Holdings Berhad, an investment holding company, manufactures, processes, and trades in steel and metal products, and minerals in Malaysia, China, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||RM0.64|
|52 Week High||RM0.26|
|52 Week Low||RM0.85|
|1 Month Change||-0.77%|
|3 Month Change||-9.86%|
|1 Year Change||137.04%|
|3 Year Change||77.78%|
|5 Year Change||26.73%|
|Change since IPO||-52.88%|
Recent News & Updates
|LSTEEL||MY Metals and Mining||MY Market|
Return vs Industry: LSTEEL exceeded the MY Metals and Mining industry which returned 127.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LSTEEL exceeded the MY Market which returned 6.1% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: LSTEEL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LSTEEL's weekly volatility has decreased from 12% to 5% over the past year.
About the Company
Leader Steel Holdings Berhad, an investment holding company, manufactures, processes, and trades in steel and metal products, and minerals in Malaysia, China, and internationally. The company offers hot and cold rolled steel products, including steel pipes and tubes, hollow sections, flat and angle bars, U and C channels, etc.; mild steel cold / hot rectangular and square hollow sections for furniture, non-structural construction, and mechanical applications; mild steel black welded steel pipes used in furniture, and non-structural construction applications; furniture tubes; and steel sheets. It is also involved in trading, processing, and export of minerals primarily in manganese ores; and provision of transportation services.
Leader Steel Holdings Berhad Fundamentals Summary
|LSTEEL fundamental statistics|
Is LSTEEL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LSTEEL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||RM184.97m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.15|
|Net Profit Margin||8.70%|
How did LSTEEL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is Leader Steel Holdings 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: LSTEEL (MYR0.64) is trading below our estimate of fair value (MYR0.66)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LSTEEL is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LSTEEL is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.4x) compared to the MY Metals and Mining industry average (8.9x).
PE vs Market: LSTEEL is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.4x) compared to the MY market (16.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LSTEEL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LSTEEL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the MY Metals and Mining industry average (0.8x).
How is Leader Steel Holdings 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 Leader Steel Holdings 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.
How has Leader Steel Holdings Berhad performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LSTEEL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LSTEEL became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LSTEEL's earnings have grown by 5.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LSTEEL has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LSTEEL has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (237.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LSTEEL's Return on Equity (11.3%) is considered low.
How is Leader Steel Holdings Berhad's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LSTEEL's short term assets (MYR125.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR89.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: LSTEEL's short term assets (MYR125.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR16.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LSTEEL's debt to equity ratio (46.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LSTEEL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 61.9% to 46.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LSTEEL's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (8.9%).
Interest Coverage: LSTEEL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.8x coverage).
What is Leader Steel Holdings Berhad current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LSTEEL's dividend (2.34%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (1.55%).
High Dividend: LSTEEL's dividend (2.34%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (4.23%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LSTEEL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LSTEEL's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (10.1%), LSTEEL's dividend payments are thoroughly 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
Pak Tan (59 yo)
Datin (Mrs.) Pak Say Tan has been Managing Director of Leader Steel Holdings Bhd since April 29, 2005. Datin (Mrs.) Tan has been Executive Director of Leader Steel Holdings Bhd since February 21, 2005 and...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Pak's total compensation ($USD251.00K) is above average for companies of similar size in the MY market ($USD124.87K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Pak's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LSTEEL's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LSTEEL's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 17.6 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.
Leader Steel Holdings Berhad's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Leader Steel Holdings Berhad
- Ticker: LSTEEL
- Exchange: KLSE
- Founded: 1987
- Industry: Steel
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: RM86.101m
- Shares outstanding: 134.53m
- Website: https://www.leadersteel.my
Number of Employees
- Leader Steel Holdings Berhad
- Wisma Leader Steel
- Plot 85, Lorong Perusahaan Utama
- Pulau Pinang
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/23 15:54|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/23 00:00|
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