Highlights
KLSE: UTUSAN (5754)       UTUSAN MELAYU (MALAYSIA) BHD MAIN : Telco&Media
Last Price Today's Change   Day's Range   Trading Volume
0.18   +0.025 (16.13%)  0.16 - 0.18  23,500
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Overview

Market Cap: 20 Million
NOSH: 111 Million
Avg Volume (4 weeks):85,485
4 Weeks Range:0.145 - 0.225
4 Weeks Price Volatility (%):
43.75%
52 Weeks Range:0.085 - 0.45
52 Weeks Price Volatility (%):
26.03%
Average Price Target:-

Financial Highlight

Latest Quarter | Ann. Date 31-Dec-2018 [#4]  |  28-Feb-2019
Next QR | Est. Ann. Date: 31-Mar-2019  |  22-May-2019
T4Q P/E | EY: -0.11  |  -936.27%
T4Q DY | Payout %: 0.00%  |  - %
T4Q NAPS | P/NAPS: -0.823  |  0.00
T4Q NP Margin | ROE: -96.33%  |  0.00%

Headlines

Date Subject
15-Mar-2019 PublicInvest Research Headlines - 15 Mar 2019
15-Mar-2019 Mplus Market Pulse - 15 Mar 2019
14-Feb-2019 PublicInvest Research Headlines - 14 Feb 2019
11-Feb-2019 Mplus Market Pulse - 11 Feb 2019
11-Feb-2019 PublicInvest Research Headlines - 11 Feb 2019
14-Dec-2018 Mplus Market Pulse - 14 Dec 2018
05-Dec-2018 PublicInvest Research Headlines - 5 Dec 2018
05-Dec-2018 Mplus Market Pulse - 05 Dec 2018
04-Dec-2018 Utusan disposes office building in PJ for RM7mil
29-Oct-2018 PublicInvest Research Headlines - 30 Oct 2018
26-Oct-2018 Utusan submits debt restructuring scheme to CDRC
24-Sep-2018 PublicInvest Research Headlines - 24 Sept 2018
24-Sep-2018 Mplus Market Pulse - 24 Sept 2018
06-Sep-2018 Mplus Market Pulse - 6 Sept 2018
06-Sep-2018 PublicInvest Research Headlines - 6 Sept 2018
03-Sep-2018 PublicInvest Research Headlines - 3 Sept 2018
03-Sep-2018 Mplus Market Pulse - 3 Sept 2018
28-Aug-2018 Mplus Market Pulse - 28 Aug 2018
28-Aug-2018 PublicInvest Research Headlines - 28 Aug 2018
24-Aug-2018 Utusan Struggles

Business Background

Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd is a Malaysian based company primarily involved in Publishing sector. The business activity of the group is operated in two divisions namely Publishing, distribution and advertisements segments which are involved in publishing and distribution of newspapers, magazines and books and print, online and outdoor advertising; and other segment which consist activities related to investment holding, management services, property development and others. The operations of the firm are functioned through the regions of Malaysia and it derives the majority of revenue from publishing and advertising segment.
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dompeilee According to my records, I last traded Utusan by buying @ 74.53c avg on 27/9/13 & selling all for 81.14c avg on 16/6/14.

Heng ahhhhh =)
21/08/2018 8:42 AM
joetay thx for the update, didnt catch this pn17 news yesterday.

i wanted to buy in media and nasional bas b4 election, but i didnt see the push coming so i sat out.

lucky i did.
21/08/2018 10:23 AM
petvnla No profits at all and waste of tax payers' money.
21/08/2018 3:21 PM
apolloang still no close shop? hahaha
21/08/2018 3:22 PM
petvnla PLease i hope no one will subscribe to any rights or new shares/whatever.
21/08/2018 3:51 PM
ChickyWaWa Very happy to see this cibai stock go holland
21/08/2018 11:48 PM
zerocool7199 Pls give this shit going to holland..we no need this kind racist paper in our country
26/08/2018 9:50 AM
stockistlearner i have no pity to the those bought in this counter. this shitty press should go into hell long time ago. hope it can be buried together with the shareholders 10ft under the ground.
18/09/2018 1:15 PM
geraldt9 Praying that this ARMNO's toilet paper will RIP soon !
24/09/2018 6:58 PM
UMNO LGE the 'world's best finance minister', jibes Umno Youth
Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/09/29/lge-the-worlds-best-finance-minister-jibes-umno-youth/#wdFIC8B1PwDMoxFC.99
29/09/2018 2:25 PM
EngineeringProfit Who is the worst?
29/09/2018 2:31 PM
UMNO How to join Pribumi when Utusan not taken care by PH govn?
30/10/2018 4:23 PM
Nissy I thought Pn17 already. Still relevant?
30/10/2018 4:57 PM
Stock Kingdom Not bad, still got 14 million market value. Price 0.125 & NAPS 0.788. Buy out this co & sell all its assets, may be still can get back 0.25 per share. Anyone dare?
30/10/2018 8:07 PM
dompeilee I already bought some @ 13c recently as a speculative bet that this stock will have a +ve catalyst soon that will make me some $...by the stock rising =)
17/11/2018 11:31 AM
TrippleZ This stock trading volume so low. How much you bought, i wonder?
17/11/2018 12:08 PM
martintan no hope dy
23/11/2018 5:42 PM
zerocool7199 Finally bungkus...nice
02/12/2018 4:07 PM
TYS_Capital lge sure let it die
02/12/2018 4:10 PM
apolloang the 1st umno stock to be delisted? hehe
10/12/2018 5:02 PM
Alex™ wah, 9 sen....
10/12/2018 5:05 PM
xyXy Finally............RIP......
12/12/2018 11:13 AM
batbatman wait till 0.05sen
22/12/2018 10:06 PM
02/01/2019 2:04 PM
limkokthye keong kan liao
02/01/2019 3:18 PM
dompeilee dompeilee I already bought some @ 13c recently as a speculative bet that this stock will have a +ve catalyst soon that will make me some $...by the stock rising =)
17/11/2018 11:31

SOLD some @ 19.5c & 20c, making +50% in under a year! =))
11/02/2019 9:30 AM
dompeilee Sold more @ 22c =)
11/02/2019 9:48 AM
amirulb2k4 What happen to this stock? Any news?
11/02/2019 10:25 AM
dompeilee New major shareholder...No more selling...am keeping 3k for long-term investment UNLESS it limits up! =)
11/02/2019 10:39 AM
Naz90 dompeilee nice 3k unit free shares :)
11/02/2019 11:02 AM
amirulb2k4 So sad miss the boat. Hahah. Masih sempatkah?
11/02/2019 11:53 AM
newinvestor17 Just sold off for a quick profit. gd luck to those holding
11/02/2019 2:42 PM
STUPIDPUNCAKKPS utusan will closed below 0.255 today
11/02/2019 3:07 PM
STUPIDPUNCAKKPS tomorrow back to 0.20
11/02/2019 3:07 PM
STUPIDPUNCAKKPS everything is just one or two days show,,,market is not in bull market..momentum will be shortlift..
11/02/2019 3:08 PM
mohdabdhalim http://www.theedgemarkets.com/article/utusan-share-price-surges-143-after-chairman-buys-3161-stake
11/02/2019 3:56 PM
HoselGoh Got news today regards to debt restructuring
12/02/2019 10:04 AM
speakup haha.... BN counter utusan can up! PH counter sapnrg cannot up!
BN boleh! PH tak boleh!
12/02/2019 10:08 AM
speakup those who still think PH is sooooo great, need to rethink.
12/02/2019 10:09 AM
KSLI sell la change counter
12/02/2019 4:29 PM
dompeilee SOLD the balance of my shares @ 25 this morning.
15/02/2019 3:38 PM
Sinoboy Fair price should be rm0.40 by march...
21/02/2019 11:46 PM
DickyMe Toilet paper still trading?
23/02/2019 11:02 AM
Sinoboy Utusan, it's your call. Don't ever let anyone call you a dirt bag :))
27/02/2019 12:31 AM
dompeilee Collapse back to starting point! Good riddance to bad rubbish!!!
27/02/2019 4:17 PM
Heavenly PUNTER rubbish can never become gem okay
27/02/2019 4:17 PM
asd88 more than 100M loss quarter.. Lol
28/02/2019 6:53 PM
Depeche Below 0.10 also don't touch...cos future is too bleak.
28/02/2019 8:26 PM
dompeilee It's miraculous! Negative net worth but still trading @ 15c!
04/03/2019 3:07 PM
commonsense Another pure speculative stock that has gotten some investors facing huge losses. It all started with the announcement dated 8th Feb indicating Datuk Abd Aziz buying a 31.61% interest in Utusan from UMNO at a price of 19 sens (a premium of more than 65% vs the closing price of 11.5 sens on the 8th Feb which was a Friday). The next Monday the share price went up substantially to an intraday high of 31sens with most of the investors assuming that there will be a potential offer made by Datuk Abd Aziz to take Utusan private.

Investors failed to take note of the % acquisition by Datuk Abd Aziz from Umno was below the 33% threshold needed to spark a General Offer by Datuk Abd Aziz. The same can be said with another UMNO link company KUB where Anchorscape bought 32% interest from UMNO at 68 sens (a premium of around 50% from the last traded price prior to the announcement). Like Utusan, KUB new shareholder is also not obliged to make the same offer to the other shareholders.

As of Dec 18, Utusan is still a loss-making company that still falls under the PN17 status. Excluding all the one-off items (such as impairments and cost relating to VSS), the total net loss for FY18 would still be a high of RM35mil. The future of the company remains weak with the now lack of support from UMNO and Federal Government. The most probable outcome in FY19 would be a further loss.

The balance sheet is also weak with NTA of -RM91.1mil or -82sens per share.

If you are looking to hedge your portfolio outside of Utusan (due to its weak earnings outlook and risks relating to its PN17 status), I would recommend you to look at MBMR. (https://klse.i3investor.com/servlets/stk/pt/5983.jsp)

MBMR is a direct proxy to Perodua via its 22.6% interest in the company. Valuation is cheap at only 6.1x PE based on FY18 profit of RM166mil. PB is low at only 0.7x BV.

FY19 should deliver another profit growth year to the company. Profit growth will again be driven by the performance of Perodua (via MBMR 22.6% holdings in Perodua) from the still strong sales of new Myvi, sales of SUV Aruz and the introduction of the newly revamp Alza sometime in the 2H19. Aruz which commands a higher margin compared to other models, will help improve the total profit margin of Perodua (which will flow to MBMR’s bottom line as well).

MBMR is expected to achieve a profit of RM200mil in 2019. At the current share price, the company is being valued at only 5.0x which is a lot lower than the industry average of 15x PE. As an example, UMW (another company with exposure to Perodua) is currently trading at a PE multiple of almost 20x.

Good luck.
08/03/2019 4:25 PM


 

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