23 NOVEMBRE 2022 by fpfadmin
For new investors, valuing a stock solely based on its market capitalization is not the way to go. Instead, use this list as a way to give yourself a starting point. Go further and start with the company`s annual reports and finances. If you like what you see and the numbers add up, it`s time to invest! During the pandemic, most F&B retailers rely on food delivery platforms to continue operating. It was also at this time that food delivery platforms sprang up like mushrooms, similar to this one. Some of you may know it as the richest company of Malaysia`s business tycoon – Robert Kuoks. Another telecommunications company, Digi, ranks 13th. Traditionally, telecom stocks have been the favorites for dividends for investors. To put it more simply. our most valuable company – Maybank is worth 1.38% of Apple. That`s why I invest not only in Malaysian companies, but also in the United States. Lynas Rare Earths Limited is a mining company that produces high quality separated rare earth materials for export to manufacturing markets in Asia, Europe and the United States. Rare earths are used in many high-tech and future applications, including electronics, wind turbines, and hybrid and electric vehicles.
The company`s annual revenue is A$506 million for the year ended June 2021. The head office is located in Malaysia. A huge drop in market capitalization of nearly RM10 billion for Axiata, which went from 11th to 16th place this year. This list features all Malaysian Fortune Global 500 companies that rank the world`s largest companies based on their annual revenue. The following figures are expressed in millions of US dollars and refer to fiscal year 2019.  Also listed are the location of the head office, net profit, number of employees worldwide and industry sector of each company. This list is based on the Forbes Global 2000, which lists the 2,000 largest publicly traded companies in the world. The Forbes list takes into account a variety of factors, including revenue, net income, balance sheet total, and market value of each company. Each factor is given a weighted rank in terms of importance when looking at the overall ranking.
The table below also lists the head office and industry sector of each company. The figures are given in billions of US dollars and refer to the year 2020. All 9 Malaysian companies are listed.  Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad is a Malaysia-based retail company listed on the main market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad at the end of September 2021 with a market capitalization of approximately RM21.687 billion. The company`s cultivated area is approximately 283,751 hectares. The head office is located in the United States. KLK is one of the largest plantation companies in Malaysia. We focus on both oil palm and rubber. In the 20th place comes Hap Seng, most of you may know it as one of the dealers of Mercedes Benz through its subsidiary – Hap Seng Star.
Boustead Holdings Bhd was founded in 1828 and is the oldest company here. On the other hand, Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd is the newest company on the list with its IPO in 2015. Founded in 1960, Maybank is Malaysia`s largest company with a turnover of RM46 billion in 2020, followed by TNB (RM45 billion) and Sime Darby (RM38 billion). Petronas Gas is part of the state-owned Petronas Group in Malaysia. The company is involved in gas processing, gas transportation, LNG regasification and utilities. Maybank is Malaysia`s largest bank and the largest company by market capitalization. It is the first company in Malaysia to surpass the RM100 billion mark in market capitalization. Axiata is a telecommunications company in Malaysia and if you don`t already know, Celcom will be brought to you by Axiata. In addition to gloves, the company`s product line includes condoms, dental dams and gym bands. Apple, the world`s most valuable company, is valued at $1.53 trillion.
Converted to RM, Apple`s valuation is RM6.53 trillion. Malaysia`s largest telecommunications company. Maxis also offers other digital services in addition to its bread and butter blanket. You can actually see which companies are overvalued or undervalued based on market cap and their net profits compared to previous years. But as I said, that should be your preliminary assessment. Choose the companies you want and dive deep from here. PETDAG entered the 2022 list, replacing Mr. DIY from last year`s No. 20.
Listing the best companies in Malaysia was fun. However, I would like to point out how small Malaysian companies are: the king remains at No. 1. The bank also increased the value by 5 billion ringgit. Also this year, the value of RM100m will be exceeded. From 17th to 11th place this year. The logistics giant made a comeback after the pandemic. Their brands include Gleneagles, Mount Elizabeth, Pantai Hospitals, Parkway and Fortis. There is not much to say, except that 3 more banks will join the list later.
It`s a fun list to have and keep an eye on. Numbers are fundamental and you shouldn`t base your investment decisions solely on them. However, it is a good start. A new entry in the list. Shot directly to 8th place. I really don`t see any justification for it to be so high right now. The company has subsidiaries in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, as well as offices in Singapore, the Philippines, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Laos, as well as representative offices in Yangon and Mumbai. A fun and perhaps valuable fact is that CIMB Touch has n`Go and the Boost e-wallet. IHH Healthcare operates hospitals and head offices in Malaysia. In 2019, IHH Healthcare had 77 hospitals with more than 15,000 licensed beds in 10 countries and more than 55,000 employees.
The 2nd largest glove manufacturer in Malaysia just behind Top Glove. Harta moved from 7th to 15th place. Their market capitalization fell by about RM 10 billion. The 2nd largest glove manufacturer in Malaysia just behind Top Glove. They produce nitrile, latex and OEM gloves. The year for palm oil stocks as IOI Corp moves from 19th to 15th place. With the recent spin-off of the Sime Darby Group, Sime Darby Plantation remains among the top 20 companies in Malaysia. In addition to planting, KLK has interests in oleochemical and real estate development. PChem is another subsidiary of Malaysian state-owned Petronas. Its activities include the manufacture, marketing and sale of a variety of petrochemicals. This year, we went from 4th to 3rd place. The value increased by RM10 billion.
The bank has branches and is represented in 20 countries around the world. Of the 20 companies listed above, I am involved in 4 companies. A full list of stocks I own can be found in my portfolio – the Freedom Fund. Major mining operations in Australia and refineries in Malaysia. You can start with my Stock Investment Guide. And also, open a brokerage account, my review of one of the best brokers in Malaysia – Rakuten Trade can be found hERE. Banks are booming this year. Hong Leong Bank moved from 9th to 7th place in 2021.
And banks are among the few companies whose market value has increased for 2022. PPB dropped one place to 19th place this year. Increased sales and profits, but lower market capitalization. SIMEPLT retains its No. 12 spot. This seems to be a very good year for our plantation stocks. PMETAL retains its No. 8 spot in 2022.
A depreciation of RM8b. The palm oil giant is back in the top 20 for 2022! MISC has soared again as shipping and logistics have progressed in the pecking order during the COVID pandemic. In fact, Hap Seng has six main business areas: plantation, automotive, real estate, trade, loan finance and building materials. RHB also managed to make it into the list for 2022. Banks in general are doing well after the pandemic. TNB is active in the production and supply of electricity to the country`s electricity grid. A new entry in the Top 20! And to say that they have only recently become public. The best among the 3 telecommunications companies in Malaysia, they still lost RM8 billion in value. Companies Out – Mr. DIY, Hartalega, TopGloveCompanies In – PetDag, PPB, KLK PBBANK moved from 3rd to 2nd place.
Increase in its value by approximately RM14 billion. Maintained its position. The market capitalization has fallen by about RM2 billion. However, they moved from 10th to 17th place. Market capitalization fell by about RM 6 billion. SIMEPLT moved up four places from 12th place. Market capitalization decreased by about RM 4 billion. Nestlé Malaysia moved up three places to 10th place this year, from 11th to 14th place. The market capitalization has fallen by about RM2 billion. Revenue and net profit increased.