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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Astro: Looking Even More Attractive

Astro has been dropping over the past 4 months, from a high of RM2.90 to a low of RM2.14 now. If you look at the chart below, we can see that Astro share prices have been moving in a steep downward channel, ABCD which flattened out slightly into WXYZ. Occasionally it would go below the lower line before rebounding back into the downward channel (see C"D" and Y"Z"). Assuming this pattern persists, Astro may test the second lower, Y"Z" possibly at RM2.10 before recovery.

Astro (currently at RM2.16) is now trading at a trailing PER of 15.3 times (based on last 4 quarters' EPS of 14.1 sen) and has a dividend yield of 5.8% (based last 4 quarters' dividend totaling 12.5 sen). At these ratios, Astro is deemed fairly attractive.


Chart: Astro's weekly chart as at Mar 20, 2018_4.06pm  (Source: Malaysiastock.biz)

Conclusion

Based on satisfacoiry financial performance & attractive valuation, Astro is considered a good stock for long-term investment.

Note:
I hereby confirm that I do not have any direct interest in the security or securities mentioned in this post. However, I could have an indirect interest in the security or securities mentioned as some of my clients may have an interest in the acquisition or disposal of the aforementioned security or securities. As investor, you should fully research any security before making an investment decision.

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