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187 comment(s). Last comment by Cipta at Feb 19, 2019 05:28 PM
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sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Nov 23, 2017 04:46 PM | Report Abuse

A handsome dividend!


888newbie
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Posted by 888newbie > Nov 30, 2017 03:28 PM | Report Abuse

yes. very good management. honest and responsible.


sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Jan 15, 2018 12:04 PM | Report Abuse

Why DRIP?? Bad move!!


DickyMe
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Posted by DickyMe > Jan 29, 2018 10:16 AM | Report Abuse

"Palm oil is a major industry in Southeast Asia. Indonesia and Malaysia employ 3.5 million people to produce 85 per cent of the world’s palm oil with export values exceeding US$40 billion annually."

3.5 million workers but 99% not Malaysians but foreign workers

"With Southeast Asian economies in the balance – especially Indonesia and Malaysia – the fruit producers must address growing concerns about environmental and employee abuses without losing their competitive edge"

Blatant open burning of plantation fields which causes environment pollution, land grabbing which contributes to homelessness and city squatting. and unemployment, when citizens are shoved aside in favour cheap foreign workers.

Toxic greed have met divine intervention and soon palm plantation will follow the fate of rubber.


DickyMe
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Posted by DickyMe > Jan 29, 2018 10:24 AM | Report Abuse

"The latest crisis to face the industry’s reputation came this week as European Union lawmakers on Wednesday agreed to draft measures that seek to phase out the use of palm oil as biofuel by 2021. The move sparked fear in smallholders, who account for about 40 per cent of global palm oil production. Hundreds took to the streets in Kuala Lumpur this week to protest against the EU’s changes, saying the decision threatens their livelihoods."

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"...draft measures that seek to phase out the use of palm oil as biofuel by 2021. "


sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Feb 4, 2018 10:59 PM | Report Abuse

I think the underlying motive is partly money. One research said that they should ban butter because the cows that produce the milk which is churned into butter, collectively has a fart that causes massive increases in greenhouse gases.

Would they take such a drastic step to stop consumption and put a lot of farmers into the poor house? No way!!!


sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Feb 7, 2018 05:15 PM | Report Abuse

Anyone going to the AGM?


mf
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Posted by mf > Feb 8, 2018 11:16 PM | Report Abuse

No


sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Feb 19, 2018 10:52 PM | Report Abuse

I attended the AGM and came out feeling good about the co. According to the chairman, the Europe ban on palm oil in 2021 is only for the diesel content. They would require all members to vote (uncertain as to whether a unanimous or majority consent required).

Any way there's a lot of vested interest at individual country level including Malaysia buying their goods and countries involved in the production of palm diesel. The following report explains the dynamics and reveal some relevant data. Read em..

https://www.transportenvironment.org/sites/te/files/publications/2016_11_Briefing_Palm_oil_use_continues_to_grow.pdf


enigmatic
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Posted by enigmatic > Jul 24, 2018 12:59 AM | Report Abuse

why isn't anyone interested in this stock? price is at its lowest this year. it has been consistently paying dividends too, in fact sometimes more than KLK.


sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Aug 15, 2018 03:44 PM | Report Abuse

KLK is trading at 24++.
Batu Kawan, trading at 17++, enjoyed current quarter profits, YTD profits, PE and dividend yield far better than KLK.


sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Oct 23, 2018 02:50 PM | Report Abuse

Good to see a lot of share buybacks


sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Nov 16, 2018 10:21 AM | Report Abuse

How come no dividend announcement?


sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Nov 16, 2018 10:38 AM | Report Abuse

ok - just checked with the Co - dividend announcement in Dec due to changes in cos act


sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Nov 16, 2018 11:21 AM | Report Abuse

Looks like shareholders of B Kawan are the strong & silent type. I seem to be the only one raising issues here. I feel like I'm talking to a wall. haha


dnlt
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Posted by dnlt > Nov 16, 2018 01:02 PM | Report Abuse

*sheldon*, Thanks for checking the dividends with the company. KLK too did not announce the dividends yet.


Cipta
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Posted by Cipta > Nov 16, 2018 06:25 PM | Report Abuse

treasury share close to 10%, perhaps BOD can consider distribute it as dividen?


sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Nov 17, 2018 03:02 PM | Report Abuse

Welcome dnlt.

Cipta - I prefer that the Co cancels the treasury share & go for a capital reduction. Less shares, the better the ROE & EPS.


Cipta
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Posted by Cipta > Nov 17, 2018 09:26 PM | Report Abuse

canceling treasury share may not push up the share price since liquidity becomes lower.
Cancelling treasury share won't create cash to co and shareholders. But distribute it to shareholders will create cash flow to small holders like me. If BKawan distribute 1 treasure for 10 shares, it will be a fat dividends to me. :)


sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Nov 17, 2018 10:44 PM | Report Abuse

Distribution of treasury shares = bonus shares - it just cuts the cake into smaller pieces. Hence there'll be a drop in share price. Even dividends per share will be much smaller because there'll be too many shares to pay feed dividends.

Share price trades at a relatively fixed multiple to it's earnings. EPS will be diluted and share price will also fall on that basis.

B. Kawan shares after all the painstaking accumulation over the years will be wasted if redistributed.


Cipta
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Posted by Cipta > Nov 19, 2018 09:57 AM | Report Abuse

distribution of treasury share is not bonus issue. The total of share issued is not increase nor diluted EPS.


sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Nov 19, 2018 04:50 PM | Report Abuse

Actually the effect is like a bonus issue because what was once taken out of circulation is re-issued back to shareholders. The resultant earnings diluted because it is divided by a wider share base.


Cipta
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Posted by Cipta > Nov 21, 2018 06:35 PM | Report Abuse

According to EMH, liquidity will increase the market efficiency. As we can see recently delisted few companies which has low P/E and share price below NAV.
Increase of EPS by cancelling treasury share may not transform to share price close to its actual value. However, distribute it as dividen (if 1 to 10 ratio) will increase its DIY and liquidity. It will create cash flow to shareholders as well.


LouiseS
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Posted by LouiseS > Dec 4, 2018 03:36 PM | Report Abuse

The EPS increased 19.7% compared to 2013.


sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Dec 10, 2018 11:03 PM | Report Abuse

A lot of share buybacks - that's a v good move!


Cipta
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Posted by Cipta > Dec 11, 2018 02:10 PM | Report Abuse

positive way to think: the management view the current price is underestimate the co value.


sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Dec 11, 2018 04:31 PM | Report Abuse

Also if the co which we own are buying, it's something like we're buying the shares ourselves.


Choivo Capital
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Posted by Choivo Capital > Dec 13, 2018 06:47 PM | Report Abuse

if you value KLK at market value, than yes, it is undervalued.

but i think KLK is way too expensive to begin with. I'll only buy it if it was 50% cheaper.

in which case, not that cheap anymore.


sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Dec 13, 2018 10:43 PM | Report Abuse

Choivo Capital if you value KLK at market value, than yes, it is undervalued.
but i think KLK is way too expensive to begin with. I'll only buy it if it was 50% cheaper.
in which case, not that cheap anymore.

If you're interested in KLK, then buy Batu Kawan - better value for the earnings


Rwkl
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Posted by Rwkl > Jan 10, 2019 07:28 PM | Report Abuse

Sheldon, Choivo is saying KLK is way overpriced and Bkawan is not too far behind.
Anyone going to the AGM.


NaasifBaik
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Posted by NaasifBaik > Jan 18, 2019 05:06 PM | Report Abuse

worth buy in bkawan?


neverlose
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Posted by neverlose > Jan 18, 2019 05:38 PM | Report Abuse

how long can i hold bkawan for?


Weeah Wang
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Posted by Weeah Wang > Jan 24, 2019 03:39 PM | Report Abuse

worth to buy in bkawan?


matg
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Posted by matg > Jan 24, 2019 03:45 PM |

Post removed. Why?


LouiseS
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Posted by LouiseS > Jan 26, 2019 12:49 PM | Report Abuse

The EPS fluctuated considerably in last five years, from 115 to 203 sen per share, PE around 15, ROE around 6.5% and dividend yield 3.29%

https://louisesinvesting.blogspot.com/2019/01/preliminary-screening-of-counters-with_25.html


sheldon
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Posted by sheldon > Feb 19, 2019 11:35 AM | Report Abuse

There was a RM696m drop in AFS investment. It was clarified to me that the drop was due to decline in price of shares of a company listed on London Stock Exchange, invested by KLK.


Cipta
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Posted by Cipta > Feb 19, 2019 05:28 PM | Report Abuse

Anyone here attend AGM? any story from there?

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