UPA Corporation Berhad, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells paper-based and plastic products in Malaysia and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||RM2.29|
|52 Week High||RM2.02|
|52 Week Low||RM2.73|
|1 Month Change||5.05%|
|3 Month Change||0.44%|
|1 Year Change||8.53%|
|3 Year Change||-3.78%|
|5 Year Change||11.71%|
|Change since IPO||118.59%|
Recent News & Updates
|UPA||MY Forestry||MY Market|
Return vs Industry: UPA exceeded the MY Forestry industry which returned 3.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UPA exceeded the MY Market which returned 6.2% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: UPA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: UPA's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
UPA Corporation Berhad, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells paper-based and plastic products in Malaysia and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Manufacturing of Paper Based Products; Manufacturing of Plastic Products; and Trading of Printing Related Machineries. It offers paper-based products, including notebooks, diaries, calendars, and stationeries, as well as bonded leather, PVC, and PU products for covers.
UPA Corporation Berhad Fundamentals Summary
|UPA fundamental statistics|
Is UPA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|UPA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||RM122.63m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.13|
|Net Profit Margin||7.03%|
How did UPA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.1%Current Dividend Yield
Is UPA Corporation 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: UPA (MYR2.29) is trading below our estimate of fair value (MYR2.39)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UPA is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: UPA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.1x) compared to the MY Forestry industry average (15.4x).
PE vs Market: UPA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.1x) compared to the MY market (16.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate UPA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: UPA's PB Ratio (0.7x) is in line with the MY Forestry industry average.
How is UPA Corporation 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 UPA Corporation 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 UPA Corporation Berhad performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: UPA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: UPA's current net profit margins (7%) are higher than last year (6.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: UPA's earnings have declined by 32.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: UPA's earnings growth over the past year (14.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (-32.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: UPA earnings growth over the past year (14.4%) underperformed the Forestry industry 65.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: UPA's Return on Equity (3.9%) is considered low.
How is UPA Corporation Berhad's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: UPA's short term assets (MYR165.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR22.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: UPA's short term assets (MYR165.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR8.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: UPA's debt to equity ratio (2.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: UPA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 9.2% to 2.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: UPA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (389.8%).
Interest Coverage: UPA earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is UPA Corporation Berhad current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: UPA's dividend (3.06%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (1.55%).
High Dividend: UPA's dividend (3.06%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (4.17%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: UPA's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: UPA's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (52.3%), UPA'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
Kam Kok (73 yo)
Mr. Kam Moi Kok has been the Managing Director at UPA Corp. Bhd since January 6, 1997. Mr. Kok is a co-founder of the UPA Group. He has many years of experience in printing industry.He gained his initial...
Experienced Management: UPA's management team is seasoned and experienced (21.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: UPA's board of directors are considered experienced (7.2 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.
UPA Corporation Berhad's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: UPA Corporation Berhad
- Ticker: UPA
- Exchange: KLSE
- Founded: 1975
- Industry: Paper Products
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: RM176.806m
- Shares outstanding: 77.21m
- Website: https://www.upa.com.my
- UPA Corporation Berhad
- Lot 8228, Batu 6.5 Miles
- Jalan Kuchai Lama
- Kuala Lumpur
- Wilayah Persekutuan
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/24 15:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/24 00:00|
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