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Executive Summary

UOA Development Bhd, an investment holding company, engages in the property development, construction, and investment activities primarily in Malaysia. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.


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Share Price & News

How has UOA Development Bhd's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: UOADEV is less volatile than 75% of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: UOADEV's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.3%

UOADEV

-0.2%

MY Real Estate

-0.6%

MY Market


1 Year Return

-11.7%

UOADEV

-4.0%

MY Real Estate

10.5%

MY Market

Return vs Industry: UOADEV underperformed the MY Real Estate industry which returned -4.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UOADEV underperformed the MY Market which returned 10.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

UOADEVIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.3%-0.2%-0.6%
30 Day6.1%3.9%1.8%
90 Day6.1%0.5%-0.6%
1 Year-4.6%-11.7%-1.1%-4.0%14.1%10.5%
3 Year-15.5%-30.8%-33.5%-38.8%-1.2%-10.2%
5 Year14.0%-17.6%-28.0%-38.8%12.2%-6.3%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is UOA Development Bhd's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is UOA Development Bhd undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

8.95x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: UOADEV (MYR1.72) is trading above our estimate of fair value (MYR1.05)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: UOADEV is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.9x) compared to the MY Real Estate industry average (15.3x).

PE vs Market: UOADEV is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.9x) compared to the MY market (18.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: UOADEV's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: UOADEV is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the MY Real Estate industry average (0.4x).


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Future Growth

How is UOA Development Bhd forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

-16.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: UOADEV's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-16.5% per year).

Earnings vs Market: UOADEV's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-16.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: UOADEV's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: UOADEV's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-5.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: UOADEV's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5.1% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: UOADEV's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (3.4%).


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Past Performance

How has UOA Development Bhd performed over the past 5 years?

-6.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: UOADEV has a large one-off gain of MYR108.0M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: UOADEV's current net profit margins (46.3%) are higher than last year (36.2%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UOADEV's earnings have declined by 6.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: UOADEV's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: UOADEV had negative earnings growth (-2.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Real Estate industry average (-39.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: UOADEV's Return on Equity (7.1%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is UOA Development Bhd's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: UOADEV's short term assets (MYR3.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR534.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: UOADEV's short term assets (MYR3.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR42.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UOADEV's debt to equity ratio (0.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: UOADEV's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 5.7% to 0.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: UOADEV's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (3232.2%).

Interest Coverage: UOADEV earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is UOA Development Bhd current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

8.09%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: UOADEV's dividend (8.14%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (1.48%).

High Dividend: UOADEV's dividend (8.14%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (4.22%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, UOADEV has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (72.4%), UOADEV's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: UOADEV's dividends in 3 years are not forecast to be well covered by earnings (93.5% payout ratio).


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Management

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

6.9yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Chong Kong (79 yo)

16.83yrs

Tenure

RM4,121,000

Compensation

Mr. Chong Soon Kong @ Chi Suim serves as the Managing Director and Director at United Overseas Australia Ltd since July 1, 1989 and served as its Executive Chairman. Mr. Kong co-founded UOA Development Bhd...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Chong's total compensation ($USD1.02M) is above average for companies of similar size in the MY market ($USD548.58K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Chong's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Chong Kong
MD & Non-Independent Director16.83yrsRM4.12m0.0042%
MYR 154.2k
Pak Kong
Co-Founder & Executive Director16.83yrsRM4.13mno data
Kheng Im Ang
CFO & Non-Independent Executive Director2.92yrsRM2.04m0.0088%
MYR 321.5k
Alan Winduss
Independent Non-Executive Chairman2.83yrsRM70.00k0.0050%
MYR 181.9k
Chee Teo
Independent Non-Executive Director8.25yrsRM68.00k0.0056%
MYR 206.4k
Sze Choon Kong
Alternate Director5.58yrsno data0.0049%
MYR 179.4k
Shu Nyok Low
Independent Non-Executive Director8.83yrsRM69.00kno data
Pei Kong
Alternate Director3.42yrsno datano data

6.9yrs

Average Tenure

66yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: UOADEV's board of directors are considered experienced (6.9 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

UOA Development Bhd's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information


Location

  • UOA Development Bhd
  • UOA Corporate Tower
  • Lobby A, Avenue 10
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • 59200
  • Malaysia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
UOADEVKLSE (Bursa Malaysia)YesOrdinary SharesMYMYRJun 2011

Biography

UOA Development Bhd, an investment holding company, engages in the property development, construction, and investment activities primarily in Malaysia. The company develops and constructs residential and c...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/05 11:07
End of Day Share Price2021/03/05 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.