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Date : 17 FEB 2018
Stock  : GKENT [George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad]
This stock has been alerted and called by Kim personally on 29 September 2017 at RM3.12
Target : GKENT (1st)  RM3.80 (HIT with succesfull ++0.65c from RM3.12 buy call)
                           (2nd) RM4.50 - Incoming week to test play range RM4.00-RM4.30
Call warrant : GKENT-CE (0.16c) - TP more than 0.25c - 0.30c +++  100% 
" I forseen this company will continue to grow and its already have strong order book and deliver the projects in hand towards meeting their customers’ expectations and continue to improve shareholders’ value. The TS Chairman and the board is optimistic of next year 2018 as their strong order book provides sustainable earnings visibility going forward. This stock already surpass my important line at RM3.30 and also reached my target 1st target RM3.80. So then anytime blast to my second target RM4.30 - RM4.50 soonest possible.. Good luck! - Kim Spartan



George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad an investment holding company, engages in the manufacture and marketing of water meters, waterworks fittings, fiber glass reinforced polyester panel tanks, and various hot-stamped brass products and components in Malaysia and internationally. The company also markets industrial measurement and automatic control products, compressed air pumping and heating equipment, valves, and pipes and pipeline fittings. In addition, it is engaged in the design, supply, installation, commissioning, and maintenance of instrumentation, process control systems, and Scada systems for industries, as well as building automation and building security systems. Further, the company is involved in mechanical and electrical turnkey water infrastructure project management, and also operates and maintains a water treatment plant. It exports its products to Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Kenya, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad was founded in 1936 and is based in Puchong, Malaysia.





GKENT -  George Kent (Malaysia) Bhd said both the company and Siemens Aktiengesellschaft of Germany and Singapore-based Siemens Pte Ltd (collectively referred to as Siemens) will now work with Alstom, Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane and PORR to prepare a joint offer to bid for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high speed rail (HSR) project.



GKENT -  Planning a two-to-three share split, posted a 114% surge in net profit for the fourth quarter ended Jan 31, 2017 (4QFY17) to RM42.15 million, from RM19.66 million a year earlier, as gross profit improves, while cost of sales shrank. It also recorded higher unrealised gain on foreign exchange of RM1.85 million on foreign currencies held. Its quarterly revenue, however, was down 29% to RM189.14 million from RM265.58 million a year ago, mainly as its construction and metering segments' contributions fell.
GKENT -  Reported a 100% year-on-year increase in net profit to RM101.41mil for FY17, on the back of record contributions from its engineering and water metering divisions. The group’s total revenue for the year rose 12% to RM598.97mil compared with RM536.2mil in FY16.
GKENT -  Has secured contracts amounting to RM1.1bil in FY17, enlarging its order book to RM6.2bil. This translates to a superior cover ratio of 10.4 times on FY17 construction revenue.
GKENT -  Delivered a strong set of financial results for its first quarter ended Arpil 30, 2017, with earnings up 23.3% to RM18.49mil while its order book has grown to RM6.1bil. It reported earnings rose from RM15mil a year ago. Earnings per share were 4.9 sen compared with four sen a year ago. Its revenue increased by 5.2% to RM129.42mil from RM122.96mil a year ago.
GKENT -  They said capital expenditure this year would run into several million and it is an ongoing exercise. The company, which presently derives some 80% of its revenue from the construction division, plans to switch its listing status to the construction sector from the trading and services sector on Bursa Malaysia. The sale of water meters contributes to the remainder of the revenue.
GKENT -  Tendering for about RM4 billion worth of projects ranging from railways to hospitals, as the group progresses with its RM6.1 billion outstanding order book. They also highlighted that Singapore’s national water agency Public Utilities Board has made its third consecutive contract since 2012, with an order for 323,000 units, while the group has also secured another contract for 600,000 units from Hong Kong.
GKENT -  The group has RM95 million in outstanding orders for the water meter business.
GKENT -  Has won for the second time, a US$6.86 million (RM28.72 million) tender bid to supply water meters to the Water Supplies Department of Hong Kong. The latest contract entails George Kent’s subsidiary, George Kent International Pte Ltd, delivering 650,000 DN15 Brass PSM-T water meters across 24 shipments in two years. 
GKENT -  The only company that has simultaneously secured large water meter contracts from both Hong Kong and Singapore water authorities both renowned for their stringent standards in water meter evaluations.
GKENT -  Second quarter earnings ended July 31 was 23.7% stronger at RM25.37mil from the previous corresponding quarter, on the back of 18% stronger revenue of RM187.57mil. This brought the group's first half net profit to RM43.87mil, 23.5% higher compared to the first half of 2016. Revenue for the period stood at RM316.99mil, 10% higher from the year-ago period. The group has declared a dividend of 2.5 sen per share for Q2, with ex and entitlement dates set on Oct 11 and 13, 2017, respectively.
GKENT -  Partnering Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Germany, and Siemens Pte Ltd, Singapore, for the Kuala Lumpur to Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) tender. They and Siemens will form an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) pre-consortium to prepare a joint offer on EPC level to the special purpose company which shall bid for the development, financing, construction and technical operation and maintenance of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore HSR. The agreement may lead to the participation of the company in the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore HSR project, which could contribute positively to the company's earnings and net assets in the future.

Their current projects as below :


Project Title
Client Name & Contact
Contractual Commencement Date
Contractual Completion Date
Scope of Works


Ampang Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line Extension Project

Prasarana Malaysia Berhad


Fully operational and officially launched on 30 June 2016

The engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning of System Works


Proposed Upgrading Hospital Kuala Lipis Phase II

Ministry of Health



Design, construction, equipping, commissioning and maintenance of 56-bed Hospital


Mount Eriama Water Treatment Plant, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Eda Ranu, Port Moresby Papua New Guinea

June 1997


Operation & maintenance of Mount Eriama Water Treatment Plant


Construction and Completion of Light Rail Transit Line 3 (LRT3) from Bandar Utama to Johan Setia

Prasarana Malaysia Berhad



Procurement and appointment of consultants and contractors including preparation of pre-qualification and tender documents, supervision and management of consultants and contractors appointed to carry out the development of the entire LRT3 including design, value engineering, manufacture, deliver, install, test, commission and making good defects of Systems Works, Track Works and all other Infrastructure Works with the aim of ensuring delivery of Project


Construction and Completion of MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya Work Package SSP-SY-2014

MASS Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd

August 2016


Engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning of Trackworks, maintenance of Vehicles and Work Trains


Design and Build 150-Bed District Hospital in Tanjung Karang

Public Works Department, Malaysia, Ministry of Works

November 2016


November 2020

Design & build 150-bed Medical and Ward Block, 30 units of Houseman’s Quarters, 24 units of Class “F” and “G” Quarters, 50-Pax Child Nursery Centre, Engineering Block, Cafeteria and Visitor Gallery, 2 Fully Equipped Operating Rooms (OR)


Design and Build 220-Bed Endocrine Hospital in Precinct 7, Putrajaya

Public Works Department, Ministry of Works

December 2016

January 2020

Design and construction of 220-bed Hospital Extension Complex with Link Bridge to existing Main Block of Hospital Putrajaya and Multi-Storey Car Park


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