Wednesday, May 30, 2018

RCECap: Earnings Growth Intact

Result Update

For QE31/3/2017, RCECap's net profit rose marginally by 0.5% q-o-q or 8% y-o-y to RM23 million. Its revenue is mixed - down 2% q-o-q but rose 10% y-o-y to RM63 million. Revenue rose y-o-y primarily led by higher interest and fee income backed by the expanded loan base from its consumer financing segment. Correspondingly, this led to a higher pre-tax profit of RM30.1 million in the current quarter as compared to RM28.9 million in the corresponding quarter.

Table: RCECap's last 8 quarterly results

RCECap's financial performance continued to crawl up after bottoming in last 2013.

Graph: RCECap's last 44 quarterly results


RCECap (closed at RM1.33 on May 28, 2018) has a trailing PE of 5.1 times (based on last 4 quarters' EPS of 26.02 sen). Starting this financial year, it is paying out dividend twice yearly totaling 7 sen. Dividend yield is 5.3%. Based on this PER & DY, RCECap is deemed fairly attractive.

Technical Outlook

RCECap is in a medium-term downtrend with resistance at RM1.45.

Chart 1: RCECap's weekly chart as at May 28, 2018 (Powered by

However, RCECap is still in a long-term uptrend.

Chart 2: RCECap's monthly chart as at May 28, 2018 (Powered by


Based on continued good financial performance, and attractive valuation, RCECap is good stock for long-term investment. However it's medium-term outlook is still neutral as it is still in a downtrend line.


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