Lafarge Malayan Cement leads on analyst revisions among 12 companies in the Malaysian materials sector tracked by at least three analysts, data from Thomson Reuters StarMine shows.
The company has an Analyst Revision Model (ARM) score of 94, the highest in the sector. It also has above-average Value Momentum (Val-Mo) and Earnings Quality (EQ) scores of 75 and 81 respectively. A high Smartholdings (SH) score of 80 suggests a potential increase in institutional ownership.
The company's forward 12 month P/BV and P/EPS ratios beat that of its peers by 133 percent and 93 per cent respectively.
The stock is trading at a four per cent premium to its instrinsic value of 9.50 ringgit.
Of the 11 analysts tracking the stock, seven give it a 'strong buy' or 'buy' rating, three recommend a 'hold' while one recommends a 'sell'.