OTCPK:AXXT.F

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Axiata Group Berhad, an investment holding company, provides telecommunications services in Asia.

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Fundamentals

Moderate growth potential unattractive dividend payer.

Share Price & News

How has Axiata Group Berhad's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

AXXT.F

3.4%

US Wireless Telecom

3.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

n/a

AXXT.F

2.7%

US Wireless Telecom

5.4%

US Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how AXXT.F performed against the US Wireless Telecom industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how AXXT.F performed against the US Market.


Shareholder returns

AXXT.FIndustryMarket
7 Day0%3.4%3.4%
30 Day0%-2.0%-1.0%
90 Dayn/a-4.1%-0.4%
1 Yearn/a4.0%2.7%7.7%5.4%
3 Year-17.5%-17.5%30.4%25.7%46.2%36.8%
5 Yearn/a52.4%38.3%65.6%47.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Axiata Group Berhad's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Axiata Group Berhad undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

3.8%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Undervalued: AXXT.F ($0.99) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($1.03)

Significantly Undervalued: AXXT.F is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AXXT.F is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Wireless Telecom industry average.

PE vs Market: AXXT.F is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AXXT.F is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the US Wireless Telecom industry average (1.9x).


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Future Growth

How is Axiata Group Berhad forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 24 analysts?

18.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AXXT.F is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.7%).

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

High Growth Earnings: AXXT.F's loss is forecast to worsen by 0% next year.

Revenue vs Market: AXXT.F's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AXXT.F's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

High Future ROE: AXXT.F's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.5%).


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Past Performance

How has Axiata Group Berhad performed over the past 5 years?

-63.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AXXT.F is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -63.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AXXT.F is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Wireless Telecom industry (7.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AXXT.F has a negative Return on Equity (-3.31%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: AXXT.F is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: AXXT.F is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is Axiata Group Berhad's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AXXT.F's short term assets (MYR10.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities (MYR18.2B)

Long Term Liabilities: AXXT.F's short term assets (10.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities (25.4B)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AXXT.F's debt to equity ratio (77.2%) is considered high

Reducing Debt: AXXT.F's debt to equity ratio has increased from 68.5% to 77.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AXXT.F's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38%).

Interest Coverage: AXXT.F is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: AXXT.F has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: AXXT.F's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.6x debt).


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Dividend

What is Axiata Group Berhad's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.24%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company2.2%marketbottom25%1.5%markettop25%3.8%industryaverage7.9%forecastin3Years2.9%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

Notable Dividend: AXXT.F's dividend (2.24%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.46%).

High Dividend: AXXT.F's dividend (2.24%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.77%).

Stable Dividend: AXXT.F has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: AXXT.F has only been paying a dividend for 8 years, and since then payments have fallen.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: AXXT.F is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: AXXT.F's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (84.8% payout ratio).


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Management

What is the CEO of Axiata Group Berhad's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

5.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jamaludin bin Ibrahim (60yo)

11.6yrs

Tenure

RM10,551,000

Compensation

Mr. Jamaludin bin Ibrahim, D.P.S.K., D.P.P.J. has been Managing Director, President and Group Chief Executive Officer of Axiata Group Berhad (formerly, TM International Sdn Bhd) and Axiata Investments (Lab ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Jamaludin's total compensation ($USD2.52M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.81M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jamaludin's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Management Age and Tenure

5.5yrs

Average Tenure

52yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: AXXT.F's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

58.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AXXT.F's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Darke Mohamed Sani (63yo)

    Group Chief Human Resources Officer

    • Tenure: 8.3yrs
  • Jamaludin bin Ibrahim (60yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 11.6yrs
    • Compensation: RM10.55m
  • Vivek Sood (55yo)

    Group Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
  • Dominic Arena (43yo)

    Group Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
  • Badrunnisa Mohd Khan (59yo)

    Group Chief Talent Officer

    • Tenure: 8.3yrs
  • Gim Tan (46yo)

    Group General Counsel & Risk Officer

    • Tenure: 5.5yrs
  • Annis Mohamed (47yo)

    Chief Corporate Development Officer

    • Tenure: 8.3yrs
  • Asri Sabri (52yo)

    Group Chief Corporate Officer

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs
  • Anthony Rodrigo (51yo)

    Group Chief Information Officer

    • Tenure: 2.2yrs
  • Clare Chin

    Head of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Azmil bin Raja Abdul Aziz (48yo)

    Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: RM277.00k
  • Mohd Bin Idris (57yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.9yrs
    • Compensation: RM388.00k
  • Jamaludin bin Ibrahim (60yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 11.6yrs
    • Compensation: RM10.55m
  • Muhamad Basri (54yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.7yrs
    • Compensation: RM811.00k
  • David Dean (60yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: RM727.00k
  • Ghazzali Bin Sheikh Abdul Khalid (73yo)

    Independent Chairman

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
    • Compensation: RM652.00k
  • David Lau (67yo)

    Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.9yrs
    • Compensation: RM619.00k
  • W. V. Supun Weerasinghe (43yo)

    CEO & Director of Dialog Axiata PLC

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Nik Binti Nik Mahmood (64yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.6yrs
    • Compensation: RM401.00k
  • Lisa Lim (42yo)

    Independent and Non Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
    • Compensation: RM220.00k

Company Information

Axiata Group Berhad's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Axiata Group Berhad
  • Ticker: AXXT.F
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1992
  • Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: RM38.706b
  • Listing Market Cap: RM9.247b
  • Shares outstanding: 9.13b
  • Website: https://www.axiata.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Axiata Group Berhad
  • Axiata Tower
  • 9 Jalan Stesen Sentral 5
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • 50470
  • Malaysia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AXIATAKLSE (Bursa Malaysia)YesOrdinary SharesMYMYRApr 2008
AXXT.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDApr 2008

Biography

Axiata Group Berhad, an investment holding company, provides telecommunications services in Asia. It operates in Mobile, Infrastructure, and Others segments. The company offers mobile, interconnect, pay te ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/16 00:25
End of Day Share Price2019/09/10 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.