AWZ Stock Overview
Multi-Chem Limited, an investment holding company, distributes information technology products in Singapore, Greater China, Australia, India, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||S$1.83|
|52 Week High||S$1.99|
|52 Week Low||S$1.73|
|1 Month Change||-2.14%|
|3 Month Change||-1.08%|
|1 Year Change||1.11%|
|3 Year Change||148.98%|
|5 Year Change||112.79%|
|Change since IPO||17.31%|
Recent News & Updates
|AWZ||SG Electronic||SG Market|
Return vs Industry: AWZ exceeded the SG Electronic industry which returned -7.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AWZ matched the SG Market which returned -0.2% over the past year.
|AWZ Average Weekly Movement||5.1%|
|Electronic Industry Average Movement||5.4%|
|Market Average Movement||4.7%|
|10% most volatile stocks in SG Market||12.3%|
|10% least volatile stocks in SG Market||2.2%|
Stable Share Price: AWZ is not significantly more volatile than the rest of SG stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AWZ's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
|1985||552||Suan Sai Foo||https://www.multichem.com.sg|
Multi-Chem Limited, an investment holding company, distributes information technology products in Singapore, Greater China, Australia, India, and internationally. It operates in two segments, PCB Business and IT Business. The company distributes hardware and software relating to internet and network products, as well as related installation, technical, and maintenance services.
Multi-Chem Fundamentals Summary
|AWZ fundamental statistics|
Is AWZ overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|AWZ income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||S$522.30m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.26|
|Net Profit Margin||3.80%|
How did AWZ perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
7.5%Current Dividend Yield
Does AWZ pay a reliable dividends?See AWZ dividend history and benchmarks
|Multi-Chem dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Aug 30 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Sep 09 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||18 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||28 days|
Does AWZ pay a reliable dividends?See AWZ dividend history and benchmarks
Is AWZ undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for AWZ?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is AWZ's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does AWZ's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|AWZ PE Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: AWZ is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7.2x) compared to the peer average (11.3x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does AWZ's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Asian Electronic Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: AWZ is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7.2x) compared to the SG Electronic industry average (11.1x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is AWZ's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||7.2x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AWZ's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of AWZ when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: AWZ (SGD1.83) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SGD25.7)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AWZ is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Multi-Chem forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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.
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How has Multi-Chem performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AWZ has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AWZ's current net profit margins (3.8%) are lower than last year (4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AWZ's earnings have grown significantly by 25.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AWZ's earnings growth over the past year (4.7%) is below its 5-year average (25.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: AWZ earnings growth over the past year (4.7%) underperformed the Electronic industry 8.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: AWZ's Return on Equity (17.7%) is considered low.
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How is Multi-Chem's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AWZ's short term assets (SGD286.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (SGD172.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: AWZ's short term assets (SGD286.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (SGD14.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AWZ has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: AWZ's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 23.5% to 2.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AWZ's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (1406.9%).
Interest Coverage: AWZ earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is Multi-Chem current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AWZ's dividend (7.54%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (2.3%).
High Dividend: AWZ's dividend (7.54%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (5.85%)
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.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (52.8%), AWZ's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (27.6%), AWZ's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Suan Sai Foo (68 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 (9.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AWZ's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 17.3 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 employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Multi-Chem Limited
- Ticker: AWZ
- Exchange: SGX
- Founded: 1985
- Industry: Technology Distributors
- Sector: Tech
- Implied Market Cap: S$175.686m
- 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
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/11 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/11 00:00|
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.