Multi-Chem Limited, an investment holding company, distributes information technology products in Singapore, the People’s Republic of China, Australia, and internationally. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Multi-Chem's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AWZ is not significantly more volatile than the rest of SG stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AWZ's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: AWZ exceeded the SG Electronic industry which returned 8.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AWZ exceeded the SG Market which returned 22.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Multi-Chem's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Multi-Chem 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: AWZ (SGD1.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SGD99.95)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AWZ is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AWZ is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.1x) compared to the SG Electronic industry average (13.5x).
PE vs Market: AWZ is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.1x) compared to the SG market (15.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AWZ's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AWZ is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the SG Electronic industry average (0.9x).
How is Multi-Chem forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Tech 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 Multi-Chem 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 Multi-Chem performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AWZ has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AWZ's current net profit margins (3.7%) are higher than last year (1.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AWZ's earnings have grown by 12.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AWZ's earnings growth over the past year (126.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (12.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: AWZ earnings growth over the past year (126.5%) exceeded the Electronic industry 4.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: AWZ's Return on Equity (15.4%) is considered low.
How is Multi-Chem's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AWZ's short term assets (SGD247.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (SGD140.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: AWZ's short term assets (SGD247.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (SGD6.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AWZ's debt to equity ratio (3.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: AWZ's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 23.1% to 3.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AWZ's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (989.7%).
Interest Coverage: AWZ earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Multi-Chem current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AWZ's dividend (3.67%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (1.9%).
High Dividend: AWZ's dividend (3.67%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (4.98%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AWZ's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AWZ's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (33.5%), AWZ's dividend payments are well 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
Suan Sai Foo (67 yo)
Mr. Suan Sai Foo Founded Multi-Chem Limited and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Foo is responsible for the overall direction and development of Multi-Chem Limited. Previously, he served as the H...
Experienced Management: AWZ's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AWZ's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: AWZ insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Multi-Chem Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Multi-Chem Limited
- Ticker: AWZ
- Exchange: SGX
- Founded: 1985
- Industry: Technology Distributors
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: S$162.171m
- Shares outstanding: 90.10m
- Website: https://www.multichem.com.sg
Number of Employees
- Multi-Chem Limited
- 18 Boon Lay Way
- No. 05-113, Tradehub 21
Multi-Chem Limited, an investment holding company, distributes information technology products in Singapore, the People’s Republic of China, Australia, and internationally. It operates in two segments, PCB...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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