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Key ASIC BerhadKLSE:KEYASIC Stock Report

Market Cap

RM158.6m

7D

0%

1Y

47.1%

Updated

24 Sep, 2021

Data

Company Financials
KEYASIC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

KEYASIC Overview

Key ASIC Berhad provides application-specific integrated circuit design services in Malaysia, Taiwan, and internationally.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Key ASIC Berhad
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceRM0.13
52 Week HighRM0.065
52 Week LowRM0.29
Beta1.71
1 Month Change8.70%
3 Month Change-3.85%
1 Year Change47.06%
3 Year Change-37.50%
5 Year Change13.64%
Change since IPO-69.88%

Recent News & Updates

Jan 05
Is Key ASIC Berhad (KLSE:KEYASIC) In A Good Position To Deliver On Growth Plans?

Is Key ASIC Berhad (KLSE:KEYASIC) In A Good Position To Deliver On Growth Plans?

There's no doubt that money can be made by owning shares of unprofitable businesses. For example, although Amazon.com...

Shareholder Returns

KEYASICMY SemiconductorMY Market
7D0%3.7%-0.7%
1Y47.1%112.0%6.2%

Return vs Industry: KEYASIC underperformed the MY Semiconductor industry which returned 112% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KEYASIC exceeded the MY Market which returned 6.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is KEYASIC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
KEYASIC volatility
KEYASIC Beta1.71
Industry Beta1.13
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: KEYASIC is more volatile than 75% of MY stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.

Volatility Over Time: KEYASIC's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of MY stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
200532Kah Eghttps://www.keyasic.com

Key ASIC Berhad provides application-specific integrated circuit design services in Malaysia, Taiwan, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Non-Recurring Engineering Services and Recurring Engineering Services. It offers data processing, data management, disk-based back-up solutions, telecommunications, office automation, network infrastructure, and intelligent storage networking support services.

Key ASIC Berhad Fundamentals Summary

How do Key ASIC Berhad's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
KEYASIC fundamental statistics
Market CapRM158.64m
Earnings (TTM)-RM7.95m
Revenue (TTM)RM13.88m

11.4x

P/S Ratio

-20.0x

P/E Ratio

Valuation

Is Key ASIC Berhad undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

4.34x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate KEYASIC's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate KEYASIC's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: KEYASIC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the MY Semiconductor industry average.

PE vs Market: KEYASIC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the MY market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: KEYASIC is good value based on its PB Ratio (4.3x) compared to the MY Semiconductor industry average (5x).


Future Growth

How is Key ASIC Berhad forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

20.9%

Forecasted Semiconductors 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 Key ASIC 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.


Past Performance

How has Key ASIC Berhad performed over the past 5 years?

-22.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KEYASIC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: KEYASIC is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KEYASIC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 22% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: KEYASIC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (83.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: KEYASIC has a negative Return on Equity (-21.76%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Key ASIC Berhad's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KEYASIC's short term assets (MYR26.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR6.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: KEYASIC has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KEYASIC's debt to equity ratio (2.4%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if KEYASIC's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: KEYASIC has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: KEYASIC has sufficient cash runway for 2.5 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 18.1% each year.


Dividend

What is Key ASIC Berhad current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate KEYASIC'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 KEYASIC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of KEYASIC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the MY market.


Next Steps

Management

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

7.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Kah Eg (60 yo)

6.92yrs

Tenure

RM90,000

Compensation

Mr. Kah Yee Eg founded UCrest Berhad in 1997 and serves as its Chairman and Managing Director. He serves as Director at UCrest Berhad since May 7, 1998. Mr. Eg founded Key ASIC Bhd.He served as Chief Exec...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: KEYASIC's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: KEYASIC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.9 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 9.4%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Key ASIC Berhad's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Key ASIC Berhad
  • Ticker: KEYASIC
  • Exchange: KLSE
  • Founded: 2005
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: RM158.639m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.27b
  • Website: https://www.keyasic.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Key ASIC Berhad
  • No. 8, First Avenue
  • 6th Floor, Unit 3
  • Petaling Jaya
  • Selangor
  • 47800
  • Malaysia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/24 11:02
End of Day Share Price2021/09/24 00:00
Earnings2021/05/31
Annual Earnings2021/05/31


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.