Highlights
KLSE: PBBANK (1295)       PUBLIC BANK BHD MAIN : Finance
Last Price Today's Change   Day's Range   Trading Volume
24.04   0.00 (0.00%)  0.00 - 0.00  0
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Overview

Market Cap: 93,327 Million
NOSH: 3,882 Million
Avg Volume (4 weeks):7,720,894
4 Weeks Range:23.70 - 25.48
4 Weeks Price Volatility (%):
94.35%
52 Weeks Range:19.90 - 25.78
52 Weeks Price Volatility (%):
93.25%
Average Price Target: 24.42
Price Target Upside/Downside: +0.38

Financial Highlight

Latest Quarter | Ann. Date 31-Mar-2018 [#1]  |  02-May-2018
Next QR | Est. Ann. Date: 30-Jun-2018  |  25-Jul-2018
T4Q P/E | EY: 16.58  |  6.03%
T4Q DY | Payout %: 2.52%  |  41.86%
T4Q NAPS | P/NAPS: 9.6892  |  2.48
T4Q NP Margin | ROE: 26.93%  |  14.96%

Headlines

Date Subject
12-Jun-2018 下跌股:大众银行RM24支撑
08-Jun-2018 Banking Sector - 1Q18 Earnings Review: Keeping pace with expectations
06-Jun-2018 Banking (MARKET WEIGHT) - Potential Resignation of BNM Governor?
05-Jun-2018 Banking Sector - Higher business loan growth and loan applications
05-Jun-2018 BNM Apr Stats: Highest Loan Growth Since Sept17
04-Jun-2018 Banking - BNM Stats: (April 18) Promising Start for into Q2
22-May-2018 上升股:大众银行阻力RM25.62
15-May-2018 热门股:大众银行上挑RM25.70
04-May-2018 大众银行 全年目标可期
03-May-2018 Public Bank Berhad - Robust Income Mitigate Higher Provisions
03-May-2018 Public Bank - All Is Good, Results In-line With Expectations
03-May-2018 Mplus Market Pulse - 3 May 2018
03-May-2018 Public Bank - No Surprises, In Line
03-May-2018 Public Bank - Minimal MFRS 9 impact to shareholders’ funds
03-May-2018 Public Bank - Steady Start
25-Apr-2018 [转贴] PBBANK 股东大会 23-04-2018 @ Shangri-La Hotel - 第一天
24-Apr-2018 [转贴] PBBANK常年股东大会现场盛况
23-Apr-2018 Public Bank - Leading the Pack
12-Apr-2018 Mplus Market Pulse - 12 Apr 2018
06-Apr-2018 Bank Industry Peers Comparison @ 4th April 2018, MAYBANK, PBBANK, HLBANK, CIMB - oldfriendsinvesting

Business Background

Public Bank Bhd is a Malaysian banking group that provides a range of financial products and services, including personal banking, commercial banking, Islamic banking, investment banking, share broking, trustee services, nominee services, sale and management of unit trust funds, bancassurance, and general insurance products. In additional to its mostly Malaysian operational presence, the bank is exposed to other Southeast Asian nations through some of its branches. Its strategy emphasizes organic growth in the retail banking business, particularly retail consumers and small and medium-size enterprises. The vast majority of its earning assets are in loans, advances, and financing.
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pang72 Almost nothing can buy...
Buy pbb, world champion banking group..
Can sleep well at night
28/02/2018 00:40
pang72 Any stock recommendations?
28/02/2018 00:41
pang72 Pbb..dividend play also...
Keep for long term can multi x
28/02/2018 00:43
calvintaneng In Popularity Public Bank Is Top

But TA performance beats Public Bank

https://klse.i3investor.com/blogs/www.eaglevisioninvest.com/150381.jsp
12/03/2018 10:46
masterus Jim WILLIE Warns (March 16,2018) The Inevitable Collapse of The US Dollar Will Hit This March 2018.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zN1xPmnqfjI
16/03/2018 19:04
NoPlayBall @masterus
So, what have you done to prepare for the dollar's coming collapse ?
16/03/2018 19:11
masterkill Gap down
23/03/2018 07:28
masterus China is taking a measured approach with its proposal to slap retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods, according to experts.

Beijing on Friday said it may target 128 U.S. products with an import value of only $3 billion in response to President Donald Trump's announcement of tariffs on up to $60 billion in Chinese imports.

U.S. goods exported to China in 2016 totaled $115.6 billion, according to official data. Given the size of the two countries' trade, Beijing's limited focus on just $3 billion of U.S. imports is "very cautious," according to a former assistant U.S. Trade Representative for China Affairs.
23/03/2018 12:37
masterus Oil price crosses $70 amid Iran deal tensions
24 MARCH 2018
Oil prices rose as investors saw increasing possibility that the US could withdraw from the historic Iran nuclear deal.

Crude oil prices posted their biggest weekly gain in eight months with rising geopolitical risk in the Middle East threatening security supply once again.


International benchmark Brent crude gained 6.6 percent this week, briefly reaching $70.58 a barrel on Friday.

American benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) rose 5.7 percent this week and climbed as high as $66 a barrel.

While both benchmarks reached Friday their highest level since January 29, they also posted their best weekly gains since the last week of July 2017.
25/03/2018 15:13
masterus Fabio Teixeira / Pacific / Barcroft via Getty Images
Currency speculators continue to shun the US dollar.
Net short positioning among this cohort has hit the highest level in nearly four years.
Traders favouring the Japanese yen and commodity currencies such as the Australian, Canadian and New Zealand dollars.
The US dollar remains on the nose with currency traders.

According to ANZ Bank, citing data from the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) latest Commitment of Traders (CoT) report, leveraged funds sold the greenback again last week, leaving net short positioning in the dollar at the highest level since May 2014.

This chart from ANZ shows net US dollar positioning overlaid against movements in the US dollar index, or DXY.
26/03/2018 09:40
FullTime America and China, the world's two largest economies, may soon be in a trade war.
Leaders from the two nations have announced tariffs on each other. But the real fear among businesses, investors and lawmakers: Escalation.

This could just be the beginning -- "the first of many" trade actions, as President Trump put it Thursday.
26/03/2018 10:33
masterus After the GE14, it shoot up to 3.50 against USD
27/03/2018 10:56
RedEagle Islamic banks driving Malaysian banking sector growth — RAM
TheEdge Tue, Mar 27, 2018 - 1 hour ago


KUALA LUMPUR (March 27): Islamic financing, which recorded a healthy 10.3% growth in 2017 and was substantially ahead of conventional banks’ 1.7% growth during the same period, now account for 71% of increase in the banking system's financing in 2017, according to RAM Rating Services Bhd.

“Our analysis shows that Islamic financing has overtaken conventional loans as the growth driver for the domestic banking system in recent years. Islamic financing accounted for 71% of the increase in the banking system’s financing in 2017, as several major players’ Islamic First strategy gained further traction,” said RAM's co-head of financial institution ratings, Wong Yin Ching, in a statement today.

RAM expects the strong growth momentum for Islamic financing to continue in 2018 — with expansion coming in at the mid- to high teens, premised on improving consumer sentiment and steady business optimism.

“Our growth target also factors in Malaysia Building Society Bhd’s Islamic financing portfolio (through Asian Finance Bank Bhd), which will augment the Islamic banking system’s financing by some 7%,” RAM said.

Islamic banks’ asset quality has continued to be resilient, with a healthy gross impaired financing (GIF) ratio of 1.2% as at end-January 2018, and an annualised credit-cost ratio of 19 basis points (bps) in 2017, the statement added.

"Islamic banks’ GIF coverage had strengthened to 108% as at end-January 2018 (end-December 2017: 89%), due to the incremental impairment provisions arising from the implementation of MFRS 9 in 2018, as banks with December financial year-ends have already adopted this standard. The first-day capital impact was negligible; Islamic banks common equity tier-1 capital ratio remained unchanged m-o-m at a sturdy 12.5% as at end-January 2018," RAM noted.

Meanwhile, Islamic banks’ deposits expanded at a commendable 14.2% year-on-year (y-o-y) in 2017 (2016: +3.8%), largely due to stronger corporate earnings and a major player’s shift in priority to focus on deposit mobilisation, instead of investment accounts (IAs).

However, there will be some degree of margin compression going forward, as banks continue to compete for retail and SME deposits in the lead-up to the net stable funding ratio requirement. "This, coupled with our anticipation of an uptick in credit costs, underpins our softer earnings outlook for Islamic banks this year," said RAM’s co-head of financial institution ratings, Sophia Lee.

RAM also updated that Bank Negara Malaysia has, in its latest move to steer players towards sustainable intermediation, introduced the value-based intermediation (VBI) principles in a strategy paper released in July 2017 that was subsequently finalised in March 2018, to deliver the intended outcomes of shariah without compromising the financial returns to shareholders and their long-term interests.

“At present, nine Islamic banks have committed to adopting the VBI principles in their business strategies, with each bank determining its own timeline,” RAM added in its statement.
27/03/2018 20:24
Yunz patience is key
28/03/2018 19:12
YouBuyIBuy Many researcher said TP RM 24. so now is the profit taking time ?
Will the price go higher ? what is you guys TP ?
02/04/2018 19:53
YouBuyIBuy Nobody here?
03/04/2018 21:28
kambingdynasty stock that keep for retire
03/04/2018 22:10
apolloang keep also not buy at this price,keep is buy at low level not at high.look at ocbc in the 70's
03/04/2018 22:12
jenngu How to attend PBB AGM as shareholder, just go to the venue to register on the said day or there is a form to be filled & submit prior to it?
04/04/2018 22:45
YouBuyIBuy when is the AGM
05/04/2018 16:11
Yael Jasper Since then I hv seen many sorchai cheer leaders came out to promote.
05/04/2018 17:01
YouBuyIBuy buy before it breaks new high!
11/04/2018 17:18
11/04/2018 17:49
Yunz buy
12/04/2018 18:05
YouBuyIBuy See the volumn on last 10 minutes!! 24.04 gone!
12/04/2018 21:16
masterus HKMA steps in as Hong Kong dollar hits weak end of trading band

By Donny Kwok and Twinnie Siu
HONG KONG, April 13 (Reuters) - Hong Kong's de facto central bank stepped into the currency market again in U.S. trading hours, buying HK$2.442 billion ($311 million) in Hong Kong dollars from the foreign exchange market as the local currency hit the weaker end of its trading range.
On Thursday, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) said it bought HK$816 million from the currency market.
This was the first time since the trading band was introduced in 2005 that the weak-side convertibility undertaking (CU) at 7.85 to keep the Hong Kong dollar closely pegged to the U.S. currency had been triggered.
The HKMA said the undertaking was triggered in London trading hours.
"I reiterate that the HKMA will buy Hong Kong dollars (HKD) and sell US dollars at 7.85 level to ensure that the HKD exchange rate will not weaken beyond 7.8500," Norman Chan, chief executive of HKMA, said in a statement.
"Such operations are normal and in accordance with the design of the Linked Exchange Rate System."
The Hong Kong dollar touched the lower end of the central bank's trading band target as the interest rate gap between the greenback and the local currency widened.
As the former British colony pegs its currency to the dollar, its money market rates should mirror those of its U.S. counterpart, but the gap has now widened to more than 117 basis points since the U.S. Federal Reserve started raising interest rates from the ultra-low levels adopted in the 2008 financial crisis.
Hong Kong's markets have remained flush with excess cash, keeping a lid on Hong Kong dollar interest rates.
Most market participants do not see the current bout of weakness as a threat to the currency peg even though high liquidity stemming from Chinese and overseas investment into Hong Kong's domestic markets is anchoring short-term interest rates and putting downward pressure on the currency.
The latest intervention, bringing the total amount of local currency bought to HK$3.258 billion, will reduce the aggregate balance - the sum of balances on clearing accounts maintained by banks with the HKMA - to HK$176.52 billion on April 16, according to Reuters data.
The Hong Kong dollar is pegged at 7.8 to the U.S. dollar, but can trade between the high and low limits of 7.75 and 7.85. Under the currency peg, the HKMA is obliged to intervene when the Hong Kong dollar hits 7.75 or 7.85 to keep the band intact.
13/04/2018 10:38
YouBuyIBuy again today 24.04 last 10 minutes !! something brewing ??
16/04/2018 18:27
newages00 why suddenly so active?
26/04/2018 14:59
newages00 laosai
26/04/2018 15:01
Ali Yeap what's happening?
26/04/2018 15:46
vivoviva inside very messy as there is some conflict on who will be the chairman. Even their upcoming QR will not be so good because one of the corporate customer defaulted. so pandai pandai la. can buy back in at RM18-RM20. just be patience.
26/04/2018 15:55
Orange88 I AM NOT TELLING YOU TO SELL YOUR STOCKS TOMORROW ALTHOUGH SOFTNESS IN BURSA AND GLOBAL MARKET IS OBVIOUS AS WEN ENTER MAY 2018

ONLY THAT A FRIENDLY REMINDER FROM ORANGE THE LEGEND, BEST FRIEND YOU WILL EVER HAVE - YEAR OF OX 2021 IS COMING 9 1985, 1997, 2009. ONLY THAT I PREDICT 2021 WILL BE THE START OF A NEW SUPERBULL AFTER A MAJOR DOWNDRAFT BEGINNING 2018

STRATEGY ? KEEP YOUR CASH SAFE, (KEEP Y0UR POWDER DRY) , BUY ON DIP AND RIDE THE REBOUNDS .. AND REMEMBER YOUR HANG SENG H AND C SHARES.... SO READ BELOW

Biggest Crash Ever Is (Probably) Coming by 2020: Harry Dent
The Contrarian's Contrarian tells ThinkAdvisor why Economic Winter is coming and discusses the sectors where investors can survive.
By Jane Wollman Rusoff | November 30, 2017 at 07:53 AM
Brace yourself for the most devastating market crash ever in “the greatest political and economic revolution since the advent of democracy.” That’s the dire alert from colorful, controversial prognosticator Harry S. Dent Jr., in an interview with ThinkAdvisor.

Dent, who chiefly uses demographic cycles to forecast the economy and markets, correctly predicted Japan’s 1989 economic collapse, the 2000 dot-com bust and the populist wave enabling Brexit and Donald Trump’s election.

Last June, Dent told ThinkAdvisor that an economic and stock market calamity would strike within three years. He is now indeed predicting the crash to occur between late 2017 and early 2020. But with only five weeks to go this year, if stocks don’t start tumbling soon, he’ll be rethinking that forecast, the usually adamant Dent says, with concern.

His new book, “Zero Hour: Turn the Greatest Political and Financial Upheaval in Modern History to Your Advantage,” written with Andrew Pancholi (Portfolio), raises a loud alarm about the 2020s, which, based mainly on four demographic and geopolitical cycles, will bring a ghastly global crisis, or what Dent terms the dark “Economic Winter,” he predicts.

Over three decades, Dent’s prophecies have been a mixed bag of hits and misses. Cautioning about a bubble that, he says, has been building for years, Dent, 65, now touts three “safe havens” in which to invest.

In the interview, he also discusses market sectors he expects to outperform in the terrible ’20s.

The Harvard MBA and founder of Dent Research publishes newsletters and investing strategy systems and has written a number of books that have either hyped a big boom ahead or warned of disaster on the brink. These works have included “The Sale of a Lifetime” (2017) and “The Demographic Cliff” (2015).
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With Bain & Co. at the start of his career, Dent consulted to a range of Fortune 100 companies as well as startups.

ThinkAdvisor recently interviewed the so-called “Contrarian’s Contrarian,” who talked about, among other issues, the tax cut, why he expects investors to be fuming at their FAs and why the sunspot cycle (you read that correctly) is a valid predictor of market crashes. Here are excerpts from our conversation:

THINKADVISOR: In your new book, you say that a devastating crash will occur between late 2017 and early 2020. There are only five weeks left to 2017. Are you sticking with that time frame?

HARRY DENT JR.: We may be starting a topping process. I’m seeing signs of that, but it hasn’t yet been proven. We ought to see the market start to go down by early next year. If it doesn’t, I’m going back to the drawing board. If the market doesn’t start crashing by late January or early February, then we aren’t topping here. But we’re saying there’s going to be a crash. It’s just a matter of when [exactly].

Is that prediction despite, or because of, the bull market’s longevity?

So far, the market has gone up in bad news, threat of war; Trump’s saying the stupidest things known to humankind and [is under threat of] getting damn near impeached. The market still goes up because money has nowhere else to go. So stocks are the only game in town. They’re going to go till they blow, and it looks like they’re getting close to blowing.

At this point, what are you certain of?

The one thing I do know is that the market will make a major change in direction. It’s going to try to hide it as much as possible because it wants to screw everybody. The big traders — the sharks — make money, but all the minnows get eaten. That’s what the market wants. It wants people to be trapped in the bubble. Bubbles are very tricky to play. Now is a good time to get out. The upside is limited.

Why will a crash occur?

Simply because [the U.S. government] has kept putting off this crisis. And, of course, the more you allow bubbles to build up, the more excesses you have.

Just how bad will the next crisis be?

With the last one, we didn’t have a Great Depression, which is what our models are calling for. So we’re just going to get hit harder this time. Stocks won’t go down 50%; they’ll be down 70%-80%. Unemployment won’t be at 9% or 10%; it will be 15%.
28/04/2018 15:28
Ali Yeap ???????????????????????????
30/04/2018 10:46
3iii Another great qtrly results.
02/05/2018 16:36
RainT Now still can buy this Public Bank & hold for long long term ???
02/05/2018 23:41
apolloang long term investors no buy at this price,they will wait for crisis only buy for long long term.people already eaten the meat now bones left for u.maybe can up but not so worthwhile
02/05/2018 23:51
joetay exactly, bro appolloang.

the dy at the current price is less than 3%, just below fd rates.
03/05/2018 08:57
alooloo US interest rate hike will make the dy of public bank look worse. It is quite easy to find alternate US bank that payout this level of dividend. Safer protection due to US bank that benefit from US rate hike in general.

Wells fargo is paying 3% at current price. It is not a good time to invest in emerging market finance when US rate hike is confirmed down the road.
12/05/2018 14:33
Orange88 i Bought proprties under construction years ago

i dutifully paid interests accrued under construction for 2 years,

then the developer cabut lari AFTER PROJECT DELAYED

2 years after my loan, the bank told me to start paying monthly instalment

PROJECT ONLY 35% COMPLETED DRAWDOWN 35%

no interest waiver

SO AM I A RECKLESS BORROWER BELANJA BEYOND MY MEANS ?

NOW MANY ABANDONED PROJECT VICTIMS HAVE TO PAY FULL INSTALMENT
TO THE BANKS WHO HAPPILY BOOK THEIR RECEIPTS AS REVENUES AND PROFITS

IT IS ALL PROVIDED IN THE LOAN AGREEMENT

WHEN DEVELOPER CABUT, BANKS WANT TO ASSUME ZERO RISKS JUST PAY YOUR INSTALMENTS WITH INTERESTS

BORROWERS= AVERAGE MAN IN THE STREET ASSUME 100% RISKS

IT IS ALL IN THE LOAN AGREEMENT APPROVED BY BANK NEGARA

ZETI IS WORSE THAN NAJIB GOR ZETI= BILL COSBY

WHOEVER WHO READ THIS POSTS DONT UNDERSTAND = 5 YEAR CHILD GETTING LOLLIPOP FROM YOU DADDY
13/05/2018 11:39
X
Orange88 WAKE UP YOU ADULT MALAYSIANS WISE UP !

ARE YOU FEELING POOR ? BLAME ZETI NOT JUST NAJIB GOR

YOU ARE FEELING FULL AND WEALTHY THEN YOU ARE PROBABLY A 5 YEAR OLD TAKING CANDY FROM YOUR CROOKED DADDY HAHAHHAHAHA

DO YOU KNOW ZETI TAKE FROM THE POOR AND GIVE THE RICH

1) TALLY UP THE PROFITS OF TOP 6 BANKS TODAY = PROBABLY 3 TRILLION OR 10 TIMES MORE THAN MAHATHIR TIME THAN UNDER NAJIB

2) RECORD BANKCRUPTIES

3) LOP SIDED LOAN AGREEMENTS TOTALLY FAVORING BANKS AGAINTS THE AVERAGE MAN IN THE STREET

THE AVERAGE ADULT MALAYSIANS FEEL SO POOR BUT BANKS RAKE UP RECORD PROFITS

BECAUSE ZETI KAPSIT WITH BANKS TO TARUH THE AVERAGE MAN IN THE STREET

BUT DONT WORRY

THE REPUTATION OF ZETI WILL ONE DAY BE LIKE WEINSTEIN, WINNY MANDELA, NAJIB GOR

TAN SRI ZETI = BILLCOSBY

A ROBIN HOOD REVERESED

ORANGE TOLD YOU ORANGE TOLD YOU ORANGE TOLD YOU SO YOU KNOW EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW COST ORANGE TOLD YOU SO
13/05/2018 11:46
Orange88 Post removed. Why?
13/05/2018 11:59
EmperorFund Finally, no more inteference in naming a successor !
13/05/2018 15:55
EmperorFund You wanna buy pbb...you gotta pay the fair price
13/05/2018 15:55
23/05/2018 15:48
23/05/2018 15:48
Fortuneman A normal reaction from foreign investors against 1mdb scandal & country debts. Hold tight and wait for good market sentiment coming. Just a temporary marker reactions.
25/05/2018 00:21
BULL1000BEAR1000 Ya waiting...
01/06/2018 13:40
Jeff Lee tmr is time to buy pbb call warrant C21. only RM 0.31.

Trading at almost zero premium and has longest maturity date.
06/06/2018 16:57
probability cant agree more

Posted by Jeff Lee > Jun 6, 2018 04:57 PM | Report Abuse

tmr is time to buy pbb call warrant C21. only RM 0.31.

Trading at almost zero premium and has longest maturity date.
06/06/2018 19:27
07/06/2018 18:55
Jeffreyteck Banking sector has been well protected under the financial master plan which reduced the number of market players. It consequences have not been debated in details other than claiming a robust and sound financial system in place but on the consumers expenses and higher income discrepancies as less CEO n staff sharing a higher banking profit, higher cost of service charges for the poor consumers, etc and fortune income for banks from FD matured on weekend as banks no need to pay two days interests multiplied by number of weekend and very significant amount of FD in the banks. This is an obvious unfair treatment and making the rich becomes richer.
15/06/2018 10:42


 

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