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Errata :YTL profit jumped to 589 million for the 2 qtr ended 31 Dec up from 96 million a year ago

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1 day ago | Report Abuse

I am not an expert on numbers but certain revenue numbers figures and profit indicators of YTL 2Qtr announced yesterday is verify and prepared by a team of professionals engaged & employed by the company before submission to Bursa. Not a hearsay or just "pasar malam" gossiping but based on actual reported accounting figures against previous qtr and YoY comparison. Not a speculative hype to rile up prices. YTL net profit jumped 589 million for the 2nd qtr ended 32Dec up from 96 million a year earlier. For the 1st 6 months of FY 24. YTL recorded a net profit of 1.11 billion against 133 million recorded a year ago. Whether YTL earning has reached its peak is subjective. Going by Management guidance they expect the group to continue maintain & operate satisfactory. Look how Nvidia profit has continued to outperform. This figures are reported in the business times and also in Bursa website

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2 days ago | Report Abuse

YTL or YTLP power up rally not by retail investor but by foreign funds holding a long term view on YTL group. Group earnings in SGD or USD. Only 10% in MYR. Look at the core business structure. Partner with Nvidea on the A1 smart data centre. Whenever there is a price retracement at 2.15 - 2.20 smart money will accumulate.

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2 days ago | Report Abuse

For myself having a long term view any short term share price fluctuations isn't really a concern. However our ringgit depreciating value vs the USD is a real concern. LCtitan group borrowings of USD 2.2 billion in 2020with the Korean excim bank to finance their factory Indonesian plant an expansion is a real concern. From an estimated cost of app 10billion ringgit. Now it's has ballooned up to 11 billion in ringgit terms. Obviously this USD borrowing's will have an impart on thier bottom line. Worse the Fed Reserve isn't going to lower their rates any time soon. The Korean Exim Bank rates aren't cheap { at 5.0-5.5%

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3 weeks ago | Report Abuse

dragon328. Totally agreed with your reasoning. Pricing of the stock and thier fundamentals are highly corelated

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3 weeks ago | Report Abuse

Out of curiosity. Why people repost past items or news on YTL {without knowing the whole story} the acquisition of Tuaspring power plant by YTL Seraya was done way back in May 2022. YTLP paid SGD $270 million for the power station in cash { whereas the original price consideration was SGD 332 million} by a combination of shares & cash consideration. Hyflux financial position was untenable { PUB } Tuaspring station was taken over by PUB Singapore. Hyflux filed for bankruptcy in 2018 and Maybank. Singapore appointed insolvency firm to take over Hyllux assets. Oliver Lum { chairman of Hyflux} was charged with corporate breaches. YTLP acquisition of Tuaspring power plant added its combined power capacity to 2,402 MW { making YTLP the second largest power producer in the island state} the fall of Oliver Lum was the talk of the town. Hyflux recycled treated water was highly touted and acclaimed as a local home ground international brand. YTLP by paying 100% in cash to acquired the plant make a savings of SGD 62 million. A corporate masterstroke when you have the financial strength & cloub

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3 weeks ago | Report Abuse

Institutional buyers sustain their buying support for YTLP. an upgrade {YTL} most likely come after coming qtr result announcement

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3 weeks ago | Report Abuse

Slowly it will drift into PN 17 status if no new business is injected. And cash run out and all their UK remaining property units sold.

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3 weeks ago | Report Abuse

LCTITAN needs a new direction. It's core products facing margin compression. India, Vietnam, Thailand and China started their own country industrial petrol chem manufacturing plant which may hit LCtitan when they come online in 2025

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3 weeks ago | Report Abuse

Yes. dragon 328 agreed 100% with you on YTLP business analytical segment report. Growth potential and income plus a dividend payout will ensure YTLP /YTL group in the investment fraternity radar.

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3 weeks ago | Report Abuse

Mr Pang 72. The possibility & opportunities are endless. Remember Boustead sold part of thier Kulai Estate to YTLP in late 2021 for 430 million. The estate land size is 664 Ha {1 Ha @2.471 acres =1,640 acres} Kulai distance is around 40-45 km from Singapore .if Nvidia can set up AI-DC hub at Kulai with YTL. There is no stopping if Nvidia {Jensen Huang} starting or contemplating having its own chips factory at Johor. Afterall one of Nvidia suppliers { KINSUS } mulls starting a chips substrate plant. This news was reported in Nikkei Asia on 16 Jan 2024. YTL group price can really fly if this can materialised. A word of caution { just my own idea } not Francis Yeoh or Jensen. Huang

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3 weeks ago | Report Abuse

Not only short selling but LCtitan cash is burning fast. FY 2022 - 730 Million loss, FY 2023 - 780Million loss. FY 2024 - Forecast 1billion loss. Not forgetting LCtitan finance loan of 11 billion for their Indonesia plant. This is really bad looking at thier numbers

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3 weeks ago | Report Abuse

RHB team have met up with YTLP management prior to their TP price upgrade. Similarly UBS team too must have met up with YTL top management before they buy into YTL group. They {UBS} have a very clear investment view and strategy.

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3 weeks ago | Report Abuse

HLIB up thier TP price. Now follow by RHB upgrade. More IB's will follow suit

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3 weeks ago | Report Abuse

DJ closed positively on Friday rising above the 38,000 index for the third time in a row. With the forth coming Fed Reserve {FOMC meeting} on 30-31 January. Without any unforseen risks Fed should start the normalisation of the rates reduction rollout. Market should be positive & buoyant mood. YTL group should likewise continue the price upwards momentum

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4 weeks ago | Report Abuse

UBS is the world's biggest private bank in terms of AUM {assets under management}

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4 weeks ago | Report Abuse

UBS is the world's biggest private bank in terms of AUM { assets under management }.

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4 weeks ago | Report Abuse

Bro. Just skip and ignored all his grumblings. Concentrate on Bursa
& YTLP shares instead

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Not a buy call. Please do your research before you buy or sell

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

The Indonesia HSR rail link between Jakarta - Banding was financed by China Development Bank and a state run fund KCIC { 60 % Indonesia and 40% balance hold by China Railway Engineering} most likely the HSR rail link may take a leaf from Indonesia

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Without prejudice or disrespect to any parties. Beryaya led rail group consortium submitted the RFI proposal on 15 Jan. Based on My HSR announcement only short listed company or consortium will only be invited to submit the RFP proposal after evaluation. Berjaya rail group has team up with multiple partners. IJM, MRCB, KTMB, Hitachi Rail, Hyundai Rotem and Deutsch AG unit DB { GMbh } engineering. Whereas YTL group is said to partnering with China CRRC { world largest rolling rail stock manufacturer } under I belt 1 road project initiated by the Chinese government. Soft loans and financing is undertaken by CCB { China Construction Bank} which is involved with ECRL. At this point we can only guess the group that has the expertise and proven TRACK record and deep pockets will be the winner in this beauty contest. Based on latest news announcement Berjaya group returned to the black in the first quarter { Sept 30} with a profit of RM 15.8 million against a net loss of RM - 16.4 in the same quarter last year. Financial wise Berjaya led group of multiple partners needs a huge cash injections from 5 or 6 it's partners. The HSR link cost is estimated anything between RM 100-120billion. the total outlay may even exceed RM 200 billion for the 10 year timeliness. We are not privy to the terms and requirements. We can ONLY make our own calculated guess. Just sharing my own 2 sen view & ideas

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Read the HLIB upgrade. Potentially YTLP has more legs to go with the rise of AI manufacturing. Imagine the low start up cost of DC {YTLP with Nvidia} vs US other DC. Nvidia {Jensen Huang} may push YTLP as his manufacturing hub. The opportunities is endless

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

looking at 3.00 YTL and 4.50 for YTLP previously { this is before HLIB new price call of YTLP at 5.15 issued today. } more positive news coming. Look at the sustain buying interest

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

YTLP needs to break 4.00 follow by. YTL at 2.50. coming CNY we can see both YTLP/YTL hitting thier targeted price if their Qtr result is better than analysts forecast. Not to discount a surprise interim dividend pay out. Coming qtr result is expected to announce on 23 Feb. A big Ang pow coming

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Bison bull. The objections was raised by Tough & Go {at that point of time} the only card payment accepted at all the highways. Cash was phase out { by the high way operators } but during holidays season the free flow of the toll cards operated was jam due to in sufficient cash, card failures, the inadequate lanes for smart tag and the RFID sensor.. Touch & Go has stop the sale of smart tag to promote their RFID. Motorist question why the restrictions of other forms of payment except for touch & go. The proposal was drawn up based on our Southern neighbours electronic multi payment channels but operated by a single clearing company like a clearing house. Teras technology developed the payment card and Rangkaian Segar Sdn bhd { now known as Touch & "Go sdn bhd} operated the system. Touch & Go is a wholly owned subsidiary of CIMB group thru a joint venture with TNG and Ant group { TNGD}

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Have confidence in YTLP. Look at the numbers. Despite 8-12 LD counters at the Bursa the past 4 days. YTLP holding well with marginal day to day fluctuations

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

The parcel of land is owned by Iskander Coast sdn bhd which is 80% owned by PDT { Johor State arm } and 20% by IWH {LKH} The land is earmark for mixed commercial & residential usage cater for first time buyer {M40 group} to be park under ECO Botanic 3. What's interesting the S&P comes with a conditional agreement that EWD pays 30 million fee { as nomination fee} to PDT plus a sum equivalent to 20 % profit under each phase to PDT. Looks like the biggest beneficiary is PDT { Johor State arm} whereas EWD as the turn key project needs to do all the leg work. Good or bad Mr Market will decide

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

It's normal to lock part of the profit. Maybe half of the position and the rest for long term. Nothing wrong it's all depends on your position

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Based on market YTLP has more support vs YTL. Technically YTL the holding company has more core business & diversity. Nevertheless YTL and YTLP has plenty of opportunities going forward

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

If it's strictly based on private initiatives on HSR { DFBOT} hard to think of any companies willing to participate without government support. You need deep pockets and the expertise to design-built - operate-transfer { DFBOT} model

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

HSR Project time line is clearly stated RFI { Request for information} is open to any parties that are interested. The last date for submission on the RFI is yesterday I. e. 15 Jan 2024. Under the second stage of the project if the response is positive then RFP { Request for Proposal } stage. Participating companies are required to submit all the details. The Transport ministry and the Cabinet will then discuss and deliberate on each of the project submission presented by MyHSR Corp chair by the Prime Minister for the design - built - operate - transfer {DFBOT} model.

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Without prejudice or disrespect to any parties. In any market there are always winners and losers. Shorts position is good if the
companies fundamentals are not solid and growth is muted. A short position need to cover at some point if tine. Imagine if your short position worsen. Either you cut your position {losses} or bear with more losses. Within the market there are players too who like to play and push up the market knowing the shorts are weak whereas the bulls are strong.

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

The IB's will increase and revised their TP for YTLP once the 2qtr result kicks in. You cannot put a lid on the price cap when foreign funds are investing & accumulating YTLP or YTL shares. Last round the foreign funds have no exposure { due to their investment mandate} that only allow them invest or trade in the FBM Bursa KLCI 30 companies

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Just to add on. The 2quarter result ending Dec 31 will be announced in February. Tentatively maybe on or before 22 or 23 Feb right after the CNY holidays. Prior to the spike in stock prices. IB's have issued lots of YTL/YTLP call warrants. This is part of the reason IB's are slow or refused to raise their TP price despite their exponential growth in the earnings and profit. As a thumb of rule IB's grades and revision is based on a company growth projections, profitability and financial vs it's peer within the same sector. TENAGA was given a much higher PER vs YTLP low PER

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

RHB is of view that YTLP is now view as a MSP { managed service
provider} for Nvidia Is positive. A MSP is a company that have ties with their principal to manage the customer IT system infrastructure and end user system. Commonly government agencies do engaged MSP to run day to day services that is inclusive of network, security, infrastructure monitoring and specific segments like IT, storage, analysis and using specialised set of AI to run. Does it means YTL group is targeted for the certain engagements by the Government. Cgtan202 your article on the MSP throws a new light what's may buzzling around

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

True. The price is still undervalued vs it's peer. In Singapore, UOB kay Hin initiates a buy on Keppel DC REIT with a TP of SinDollar $2.10. Keppel DC REIT focus is on rental of collocation data { accounts for 65% of its income} whereas YTLP have the diamond in the park JV venture with Nvidia AI hub plus it's own DC centre spread across KL, Johor and Singapore. YTLP is now only price at SinDollar $1.05. Talk about mi's match pricing between a pure play DC hub vs REIT DC. Now we understand why neighbours are jumping on board. Not a buy call just reposting part of the news {from Edge, Singapore} today.

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Totally agreed XiaoChen with your views. In any platform there is always a few disgrunted guys posting undocumented or their own ideas. Just do our own research and separate what's right and what's illogical. Right now I am looking at the YTL group financial balanced sheet, bank borrowings, cash in hands, total assets vs total liabilities etc their corporate governance on anti bribery & corruption. Sustainability and carbon consulting for the future plus analysts recommendations. Very clearly documented and stated

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Using Rapid synergy or Pertama digital as a comparison is rather contentious. Without disrespect or prejudicw to any parties. YTL and YTLP was added to the FBM Bursa KLCi and MSCI list of largest 30 companies. MSCI and FBM KLCi Bursa 30 lists of companies are used as a benchmark for ETF index and large investment banks or retirement funds for their investment. YTLP and YTL group was ranked 23 and 25 on the list with a market cap of between 14 - 15 billion. YTL group started off as a construction in 1955 and from a single listed construction outfit in the early days and transform itself into a respected leader in construction, land development, hotel, 5G communication, cement industrial production, water services provider, power generation and oil production { not forgetting the ERL link which YTL has been operating} With operations & sales centre in Singapore, UK, Australia, Jordan and locally. A multi national {MNC} which Nvidia { Jensen Huang} JV venture in colaboration to advance A1 developmentin Malaysia. Based on YTL { Francis Yeoh} Bloomberg interview. YTL group has and always prudent on their 7 - 8 Billion cash reserve which they have build up for any strategic investment. A point to note this is strictly my own personal take and view on the YTL group

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Yes. Not to mention a real possibility of a sovereign state investment fund's holding a strategic stake in YTL /YTLP

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Not to mention 90 % of the business income is generated overseas { I. e. SINGAPORE, UK, Australia, Jordan} only between 3%-5% thru domestically. Plus a cash pile of between 7 - 8 Billion strategic reserve.

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

YTL core business is in AI, DC, power generation, shale oil gas production, water treatment , cement manufacturing, construction, Properties & land development, hotel management. ERL at KLIA, HSR will fit in the business plan

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Now we understand while the persistent buying from our down south neighbours

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Government have revamp and launch the much anticipated NETR phase 2 program with multiple tax initiatives under the 6 energy transition levels with 5 enablers and 10 flagship programs. Plus renewable energy throw in. TNB and YTL is the prime beneficiary based RHB - OSK report dated 10January. With upside potential and upgrades throw in the valuarions

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Genting stake in Empire resort stake consist of RW Catskills, RW Hudson Valley and the soon to be open RW New Yoke City site. What's worrying RWCatskill and RW Hudson is only 1-2 hours from RW New York

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Mr fox. Very popular beatles song....

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Ytlp owns and operate DC at Johor {500MW of renewable energy using solar power facility at the site} YTL Sentul DC{ this is different having 500 racks splits into 4 data halls} up to 5MW. Not forgetting the bigger Singapore DC house {12.5 MW} at Tagore Lane split into 9 data halls. The key point is the DC is equipped and encapsulated with cross border fibre linking within Klang valley to Johor as well neighbouring Singapore. This is a unique feature which cater to different needs and or capacity. This DC are designed to optimise energy efficiency and reliability. Not a buy call just sharing information extracted from their YTLP website

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Any long term investor will not be happy with LK T to pump in additional USD 100 million in the Empire resort by subscribing thru preferred stock options with 2038 as the maturity date { with an option to convert the shares in 2030} Genting is holding 49% and the balance 51% is owned by Kien Huat { LKT family owned Co. } in short Genting as the minorities is shouldering the Empire Resort cash call

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Yes. For long term play { not short term contra}

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Normal for any market to take profit after a sharp increase in volume and prices. Accordingly to MIDF market data there was a sharp increase in average daily trading volume with foreign buyers seeing the biggest increase at 50.8% over the 5 day week. By sector the net foreign inflows were the highest in utilities sector. Now we can see why YTL group attracted so much focus

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1 month ago | Report Abuse

Without prejudice or disrespect to any parties. YTL and YTLP emerged as the clear winner in the newly minted FBM Bursa KLCi 30 list. Now YTL and YTLP is reclassify as Big Cap with capitalisation above 10 billion. Remember the FBM Bursa KLCi 30 is widely track by funds manager and investment manger. Currently YTL and YTLP is rank between 23 and 25 placing. The list is top heavy with financial services provider. Here the investment fraternity insurance, retirement have more options rather just invest in banks, Petronas group or TNB. All funds like to have a diverse portfolio. Here YTL and YTLP is in a sweet spot