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STAR

Star Media Group Berhad KLSE:STAR Stock Report

Last Price

RM0.30

Market Cap

RM217.4m

7D

1.7%

1Y

-20.0%

Updated

29 Jun, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
STAR fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

STAR Stock Overview

Star Media Group Berhad operates as an integrated media company in Malaysia, Singapore, and internationally.

Star Media Group Berhad Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Star Media Group Berhad
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceRM0.30
52 Week HighRM0.39
52 Week LowRM0.29
Beta1.17
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change-14.29%
1 Year Change-20.00%
3 Year Change-53.13%
5 Year Change-87.18%
Change since IPO-75.21%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

STARMY MediaMY Market
7D1.7%-0.8%1.2%
1Y-20.0%-21.9%-6.5%

Return vs Industry: STAR exceeded the MY Media industry which returned -21.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: STAR underperformed the MY Market which returned -6.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is STAR's price volatile compared to industry and market?
STAR volatility
STAR Average Weekly Movement5.1%
Media Industry Average Movement6.7%
Market Average Movement5.5%
10% most volatile stocks in MY Market11.5%
10% least volatile stocks in MY Market2.8%

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

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

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1971933Alex Yeowhttps://www.starmediagroup.my

Star Media Group Berhad operates as an integrated media company in Malaysia, Singapore, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Print and Digital, Broadcasting, and Event and Exhibition. The Print and Digital segment publishes, prints, and distributes newspapers and magazines; advertises in print and electronic media; operates an online portal; and provides on-demand Internet streaming media services.

Star Media Group Berhad Fundamentals Summary

How do Star Media Group Berhad's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
STAR fundamental statistics
Market CapRM217.43m
Earnings (TTM)-RM115.74m
Revenue (TTM)RM196.61m

1.1x

P/S Ratio

-1.9x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
STAR income statement (TTM)
RevenueRM196.61m
Cost of RevenueRM78.14m
Gross ProfitRM118.47m
Other ExpensesRM234.20m
Earnings-RM115.74m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.16
Gross Margin60.26%
Net Profit Margin-58.87%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did STAR perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

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

Valuation Score

2/6

Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales 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 STAR?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

STAR 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/Revenuen/a
Enterprise Value/EBITDAn/a
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does STAR's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

STAR PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for STAR vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average8.9x
SASBADI Sasbadi Holdings Berhad
0.9xn/aRM51.0m
SJC Seni Jaya Corporation Berhad
7.1xn/aRM114.1m
JCBNEXT JcbNext Berhad
27.1xn/aRM171.6m
MEDIA Media Prima Berhad
0.4x4.5%RM443.7m
STAR Star Media Group Berhad
1.1x5.5%RM217.4m

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: STAR is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.1x) compared to the peer average (8.9x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does STAR's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Asian Media Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: STAR is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.1x) compared to the MY Media industry average (1.2x)


Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is STAR's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

STAR PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio1.1x
Fair PS Ratio0.8x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: STAR is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.1x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.8x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: STAR (MYR0.3) is trading above our estimate of fair value (MYR0.05)

Significantly Below Fair Value: STAR is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


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Future Growth

How is Star Media Group Berhad forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?

Future Growth Score

4/6

Future Growth Score 4/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


51.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: STAR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (3.6%).

Earnings vs Market: STAR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: STAR is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: STAR's revenue (5.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the MY market (5.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: STAR's revenue (5.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: STAR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (0.5%).


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Past Performance

How has Star Media Group Berhad performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

0/6

Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-68.7%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: STAR is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: STAR is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: STAR is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 68.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare STAR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: STAR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (19.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: STAR has a negative Return on Equity (-17.87%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Star Media Group Berhad's financial position?

Financial Health Score

6/6

Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: STAR's short term assets (MYR405.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR97.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: STAR's short term assets (MYR405.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR13.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: STAR is debt free.

Reducing Debt: STAR has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 16.5%.

Debt Coverage: STAR has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: STAR has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Star Media Group Berhad current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


3.55%

Forecast Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate STAR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate STAR's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if STAR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if STAR's dividend payments have been increasing.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: STAR is not paying a notable dividend for the MY market.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as STAR has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

4.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Alex Yeow (56 yo)

1.25yrs

Tenure

Mr. Wai Siaw Yeow also known as Alex, serves as Group Chief executive Officer at Star Media Group Berhad since March 01, 2021. He has been Independent Non-Executive Director at UEM Sunrise Berhad since Jun...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: STAR's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: STAR's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Star Media Group Berhad's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Star Media Group Berhad
  • Ticker: STAR
  • Exchange: KLSE
  • Founded: 1971
  • Industry: Publishing
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: RM217.429m
  • Shares outstanding: 724.76m
  • Website: https://www.starmediagroup.my

Number of Employees


Location

  • Star Media Group Berhad
  • Menara Star
  • Level 15
  • Petaling Jaya
  • Selangor
  • 46350
  • Malaysia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/29 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/29 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
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.