Highlights
KLSE: WPRTS (5246)       WESTPORTS HOLDINGS BERHAD Main : Trading&Services
Last Price Today's Change   Day's Range   Trading Volume
3.76   -0.01 (0.27%)  3.76 - 3.81  560,800
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Overview

Market Cap: 12,834 Million
NOSH: 3,413 Million
Avg Volume (4 weeks):1,793,962
4 Weeks Range:3.63 - 3.90
4 Weeks Price Volatility (%):
48.15%
52 Weeks Range:3.58 - 4.45
52 Weeks Price Volatility (%):
20.69%
Average Price Target: 4.07
Price Target Upside/Downside: +0.31

Financial Highlight

Latest Quarter | Ann. Date 30-Jun-2017[#2]  |  20-Jul-2017
Next QR | Est. Ann. Date: 30-Sep-2017  |  10-Nov-2017
T4Q P/E | EY: 21.54  |  4.64%
T4Q DY | Payout %: 3.48%  |  74.81%
T4Q NAPS | P/NAPS: 0.6247  |  6.02
T4Q NP Margin | ROE: 28.78%  |  27.94%

Market Buzz

Date Type Subject
20-Sep-2017 Insider EMPLOYEES PROVIDENT FUND BOARD (a substantial shareholder) acquired 54,300 shares on 15-Sep-2017.
19-Sep-2017 Insider EMPLOYEES PROVIDENT FUND BOARD (a substantial shareholder) acquired 82,200 shares on 14-Sep-2017.
18-Sep-2017 Insider EMPLOYEES PROVIDENT FUND BOARD (a substantial shareholder) acquired 17,500 shares on 13-Sep-2017.

Headlines

Date Subject
15-Sep-2017 [转贴] 亞歐海運公司奔新棄馬 巴生港口大失血
14-Sep-2017 转运业务急挫.西港长期前景存疑虑
14-Sep-2017 Westports Holdings: Strong Import And Export To Offset Transshipment Market Share Loss
29-Aug-2017 获准拓展码头.西港上扬14仙
28-Aug-2017 Westports - Gotten Approval for Further Expansion
28-Aug-2017 Westports Holdings - Approval for Expansions Until CT19
28-Aug-2017 Westports - The Sun Has Not Set On The West
28-Aug-2017 Mplus Market Pulse - 28 Aug 2017
27-Aug-2017 Westports - To Infinity and Beyond?
21-Jul-2017 Westports - 1HFY17 Earnings In Line
21-Jul-2017 Westports - Poorer 1H17 But Still In Line
14-Jun-2017 10 things you need to know about Westports Holdings before you invest - Ian Tai
02-Jun-2017 Westports - Resetting Its Base in 2017
02-Jun-2017 Westports Holdings: Volume Readjustments Coming Sooner Than Expected
02-Jun-2017 Westports - Container Volume Update
02-Jun-2017 Company Update – Westports (HOLD, downgrade) - Trimming volume growth expectations
02-Jun-2017 Westports Holdings - Lower volumes from shipping alliances
02-Jun-2017 Mplus Market Pulse - 2 Jun 2017
04-May-2017 西港一度下滑3.8%.澄清未竞标斯国计划
04-May-2017 Mplus Market Pulse - 4 May 2017

Business Background

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fast -The ongoing CT8 Phase 2 expansion is on schedule and the additional 300-metre wharf facility is expected to be completed by mid-2017. By then, Westports would have taken delivery and commission into service four additional Ship-To-Shore Cranes and also Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes. Together with the added wharf facility and additional Terminal Operating Equipment, Westports’ total container handling capacity would be enhanced to 12.5 million TEUs per annum.
-The latest facility expansion, the Container Terminal 9 (“CT9”) Phase 1 is in progress and piling works is near completion. The CT9 expansion will entail the construction of a 600-metre wharf and the Phase 1 is expected to be completed by the end of 2017.
27/04/2017 16:48
darkangell Then need wait some more
02/05/2017 15:52
luster http://www.theedgemarkets.com/article/westports-falls-over-35-news-colombo-port-bid

KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): Port operator Westports Holdings Bhd saw its share price decline as much as 3.54% to RM3.81 this morning on news it is bidding for the contract to build Colombo Port's East Container Terminal in Sri Lanka.

As at 11:25am, the counter regained some ground to trade at RM3.83, still down 12 sen or 3.04%, and it was the second biggest loser across the local market.
03/05/2017 15:07
darkangell Lose tender direct drop
03/05/2017 19:23
azman71 biasa lor..sudah turun nanti naik balik la...lucky who buy today at lowest
03/05/2017 19:34
darkangell refer to the news article entitled “Westports in consortium bidding for Colombo Port’s new terminal” appearing in The Edge Financial Daily on 3 May 2017.

The Board of Directors of the Company wishes to clarify that Westports had submitted an expression of interest to participate in the consortium bidding for Colombo Port’s new terminal (the “Consortium Bidding”) as reported and the Consortium Bidding is an ongoing process.

The Company will make the appropriate announcements to Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad in accordance with the Main Market Listing Requirements, as and when there are material developments on this matter.

This announcement is dated 3 May 2017.
03/05/2017 21:13
ryong92 Haven't announce but price drop.
03/05/2017 23:43
Apollo Ang tell SC or bursa to charge the big chuck sellers for insider trading, before release of news already drop lot.IWCity afternoon drop before news announce at night for example
03/05/2017 23:50
luster http://www.theedgemarkets.com/article/westports-confirms-interest-colombo-ports-new-terminal

KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): Westports Holdings Bhd has confirmed today that it is interested in participating in a joint bid for a contract to build Colombo Port's East Container Terminal in Sri Lanka.

In a bourse filing, Westports said the company had "submitted an expression of interest to participate in the consortium bidding for Colombo Port's new terminal as reported".
04/05/2017 09:41
darkangell Stay tune...collected some more
In when everyone fear
04/05/2017 10:23
wklee9113 Will shoot up on Monday.
06/05/2017 22:52
MoneyFace88 Talk only also can shoot ah ? Then every counter just talk bird and price shoot lah
06/05/2017 23:01
darkangell Maybe wklee9113 is fund manager, want to dump in fund to invest
07/05/2017 20:58
ryong92 Wait for the bidding news on end of month. Then will surge
08/05/2017 13:15
tomwah collect more ,,,
08/05/2017 15:20
Cheewai Leong hitting strong resistance (3.8). Time to collect
08/05/2017 17:01
darkangell Collect till under wear oso sold
08/05/2017 18:25
wklee9113 Just buy call warrant later will shoot up once mother lot shoot up together bro.
08/05/2017 22:17
wklee9113 Same like Pos C9 call warrant 0.17 to 0.30
08/05/2017 22:18
ryong92 Call warrant CP!
09/05/2017 07:45
darkangell (巴生11日讯)西港控股(WPRTS,5246,主板贸服股)放眼通过并购,将版图拓展至东南亚。

根据彭博社,西港控股总执行长鲁本,在巴生总部受访时表示,在贸易和货柜吞吐量快速增长,本区域市场可为公司捎来更多机会。

上周,西港控股证实,有意参与竞标斯里兰卡科伦坡港口东部货柜码头(East Container Terminal)的项目。

巴生港是我国七个港口内,规模最大的港口,2015年共处理了1190万个20尺标准货柜,比斯里兰卡科伦坡港口的510万个20尺标准货柜多出一倍。

他说,斯里兰卡科伦坡港口是南亚最大的原始运输枢纽,且一直稳定增长。

拟拨10亿

“以集装箱运输贸易而言,印度并没有全面发挥该港口的潜能。而运到印度的数量,对该国的面积来说,实属太少。”

他说,要拨出10亿令吉来完成收购,对西港控股来说,并不是问题,因为该公司现有0.47倍的负债率,还有很大的空间为收购融资。

不过,鲁本不愿进一步透露详情,仅说,兑换率风险是个主要因素。

不担忧流失客户

今年迄今,西港控股的股价已挫8.8%,是富时隆综指(KLCI)内,表现第二糟的股项。这是因为,市场担忧全球运输联盟的重组,会影响其在今年下半年的增长。

丰隆投行分析员认为,西港控股可能会因为全球第三大运输公司和一名主要客户,将部分货柜量转运新加坡,而面临货柜量滑落的窘境。

然而对此,鲁本并不太过担忧。

“我们只需要知道如何去帮助我们的客户度过这个时期,并找出对他们最好的方案。”

今年,西港控股计划投资8亿令吉,将年度容量提升约20%,至1400万个20尺标准货柜。

该公司在去年录得995万个20尺标准货柜后,今年瞄准1000万个的目标。

另外,由于扩展产能可得到政府税务补贴,因此,西港控股的净利也有望攀扬。

闭市时,西港控股以3.9令吉挂收,跌2仙或0.51%,成交量有275万6900股。
11/05/2017 21:39
wklee9113 Tomorrow will go up
16/05/2017 22:56
darkangell Jib gor pump in money to push up
17/05/2017 20:24
wklee9113 How you know jib for will pump in money to this kind of share
19/05/2017 21:45
chkhooju He talk cock only la....
19/05/2017 22:08
necro http://www.focusmalaysia.my/Mainstream/westports-hit-by-shipping-alliances


New shipping alliances, which starting sailing last month, have inevitably impacted port operators at Port Klang, including Westports Holdings Bhd, as some liners are diverting their port calls to Singapore.

Not only are the operators affected, importers and exporters of goods also have to bear higher costs as it would be more expensive to load or unload them at the republic’s port.

“Most, if not all, importers and exporters do not like transhipment because of extra time taken at the Port of Singapore Authority. If you miss a connecting vessel, you need to wait for a few days.

This will cause delay in the final delivery time. Direct vessel is always the best option for exporters and importers. They do not lose out on forex (foreign exchange) as well,” says an industry player.
21/05/2017 10:43
joannelim buy
24/05/2017 20:41
gungho92 finally...
24/05/2017 22:18
ryong92 why drop ? Finally drop?
24/05/2017 23:06
SapuMalaysia 希望能再跌多多一点,慢慢收。。当所有人都在专注炒作马云效应物流股的时候,他们忘了马云自己带了包办淘宝70%便递的物流公司团队一起过来数码dfz... 唯一不能改变的就是所有的海运通通需要经过最重要的港口....
26/05/2017 12:06
Azman Sahrim congrats sapa ada beli wprts ...for sure will fly to 4.30 this coming week...hari raya present
31/05/2017 21:15
Lee Chee Hoe good news out soon ..for this port company -- stay tune
01/06/2017 00:16
Azman Sahrim start to buy sw tomorrow if can get current price
01/06/2017 01:07
goldentriangle Feds seek to seize movie rights, Palantir shares in Malaysia corruption case
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-1mdb-seizures-20170615-story.html

All media full coverage on the US Department of Justice acts to seize stolen assets from 1MDB of $ 1.7 billion (about 7.2 billion ringgit) ...
Foreign investors will lose confidence, large-scale comprehensive demolition of foreign's funds, the stock market will fall next week !
17/06/2017 10:58
joannelim Buy
29/06/2017 22:18
goldentriangle Breakdown suggests uptrend may be over

www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2017/07/01/breakdown-suggests-uptrend-may-be-over/
02/07/2017 21:07
Darren Chin Epf is throwing.....wait it goes down further
02/07/2017 23:04
goldentriangle Nasdaq was plunged -30.36 to 6,110.06
04/07/2017 04:50
fast http://www.bursamalaysia.com/market/listed-companies/company-announcements/5491237
Cash generated from operating activities increased from RM399305000 to RM473358000, clearly a superior cash cow.
20/07/2017 14:54
darkangell Drop more buy more
21/07/2017 12:47
goldentriangle Dow Jones closed at 21,580.07 (-31.71) (-0.15 percentage)
23/07/2017 09:54
goldentriangle North Korea says new missile test proves it has capability to nuke any part of US
They launched second flight test of an intercontinental ballistic missile on Saturday.
30/07/2017 10:43
goldentriangle http://www.oregonlive.com/today/index.ssf/2017/07/north_korea_says_new_missile_t.html
30/07/2017 10:43
goldentriangle Nasdaq collapsed and closed
at 6,348.12 -26.55 pts , 0.42 percentage
01/08/2017 06:41
goldentriangle Nasdaq Collapsed (Tech stocks bubble burst?)
Nasdaq closed at 6,216.87 (-135.46) (-2.13%)
Dow Jones also Tumbling Down (Economy Crisis Come?)
Dow Jones closed at 21,844.01 (-204.69) (-0.93%)
11/08/2017 06:12
11/08/2017 06:22
Win188 EPF bought 2.7milions shares

http://klse.i3investor.com/insider/substantialShareholder/5246/15-Aug-2017/405419_2570145491.jsp
15/08/2017 18:24
necro destined to doom!!!



(Sept 11): Business at Malaysia's main shipping hub in Port Klang has taken a hit this year as major shipping companies shift their operations to Singapore under new alliance agreements, industry officials say.

This has raised questions over the aggressive plans by Kuala Lumpur to build new harbours and rail links along the Strait of Malacca, one of the world's busiest maritime trade routes.

Many of these are partnerships with Beijing, yet the Ocean Alliance - which includes state-owned China Cosco Shipping, the world's fourth-largest player - made a huge shift from Klang to PSA Singapore's terminal in April. The Straits Times understands that this has added to concerns in the industry over China's commitment to supporting the logistics industry in Malaysia.

Beijing and Kuala Lumpur had been talking up joint transport infrastructure in Malaysia, such as last month's launch of the RM55 billion (S$17.6 billion) East Coast Rail Link to be built and financed by China. The project will link Port Klang to Kuantan Port which faces the South China Sea, in what Prime Minister Najib Razak called an "alternative trade route" to Singapore.

"Only Kuantan Port has Chinese equity so far because it also aids Beijing's South China Sea claims. Other infrastructure plans have either not taken off or are only loans, or worse, just Chinese companies winning construction deals," former Port Klang Authority chairman Lee Hwa Beng told The Straits Times.

Data compiled from Northport and Westports, the two operators in Klang, showed that after nearly four years of increasing loads, cargo throughput was down a sharp 8.4 per cent in the second quarter of this year to 3 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU). This followed a flat first quarter of 0.9 per cent growth.

Westports, which controls three- quarters of Klang's total capacity, "is now conservatively guiding 2017 volume may decline 7-12 per cent", and next year's prospects remain "murky", according to UOB-Kay Hian's analyst Kong Ho Meng.

The new alliance agreements' biggest impact on Klang was the loss of transshipment volumes - goods stored before being shipped to their final destination - from giants United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and France's CMA CGM. This could total up to 2 million TEU annually. UASC has now merged with Germany's Hapag-Lloyd, making it part of THE Alliance, while CMA CGM is the biggest company in the rival Ocean Alliance.

Both groups, which handle nearly half the world's shipping capacity, started realigning in April, resulting in more than half of Klang's Asia-Europe calls being shifted to Singapore, said industry officials.

CMA CGM and Cosco have naturally gravitated to Singapore as both have major investments there. PSA saw a 9.6 per cent jump in the second quarter to 8.5 million TEU.

Among the world's top 20 ports, Klang was one of only two, the other being Tanjung Pelepas on the south coast of Johor, to see a drop in volume in the first half of this year.

The slowdown added to concerns of oversupply due to plans for new China-backed megaports like the RM43 billion Melaka Gateway and on Carey Island, which sits just off Klang. Both government and industry sources told The Straits Times that Chinese companies earmarked to take a stake in these two projects have had reservations over their viability. The planned port for Carey Island now has an Indian partner, with its mooted valued halved to RM100 billion.

Surprisingly, the government last month gave Westports permission to double its capacity to 30 million TEU - which is as much as what PSA handled last year - despite its volume shrinking in the year to date.

"We are still unsure of the need for the group to expand its capacity to the level mentioned as the talk of a third port in Klang is gaining traction," said Hong Leong Investment Bank's analyst Lim Sin Kiat.

Still, the Malaysian government is insisting that cargo volumes are set to rise as the country strengthens connectivity with southern Thailand and Sumatra across the Strait of Malacca.

"Only the transshipment volume came down a bit but our local volume increased. We can see a strong growth in Malaysia, especially our economic production," Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said last Monday. He added that "we have a very good relationship" with Cosco, which is "confident about Malaysia", and played down as an "internal working operations issue" the fast-expanding firm's investment in container berths in Singapore.
11/09/2017 17:25
speakup http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/why-malaysian-ports-are-losing-out-to-singapore

Warren Buffet say "BUY WHEN OTHERS FEAR!!!!"
Load up boyz!
14/09/2017 09:12
goldentriangle North Korean missile launch another terrifying wake-up call for Japan

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/09/15/national/north-korean-missile-launch-another-terrifying-wake-up-call-for-japan/#.WbxlGBnmjqA
16/09/2017 09:28


 

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