Critical Review: Celcomdigi Berhad (DIGBF) & Its Rivals

Celcomdigi Berhad (OTCMKTS:DIGBFGet Free Report) is one of 144 publicly-traded companies in the “Telecom Services” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Celcomdigi Berhad to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

10.1% of Celcomdigi Berhad shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 29.2% of shares of all “Telecom Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 32.4% of shares of all “Telecom Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Celcomdigi Berhad pays an annual dividend of C$0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 26.1%. Celcomdigi Berhad pays out 75.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Telecom Services” companies pay a dividend yield of 15.0% and pay out 41.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Celcomdigi Berhad and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Celcomdigi Berhad 0 1 0 0 2.00
Celcomdigi Berhad Competitors 707 2150 3971 109 2.50

As a group, “Telecom Services” companies have a potential upside of 64.47%. Given Celcomdigi Berhad’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Celcomdigi Berhad has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Celcomdigi Berhad and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Celcomdigi Berhad N/A N/A 2.89
Celcomdigi Berhad Competitors $7.90 billion $752.56 million -167.86

Celcomdigi Berhad’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Celcomdigi Berhad. Celcomdigi Berhad is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Celcomdigi Berhad and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Celcomdigi Berhad N/A N/A N/A
Celcomdigi Berhad Competitors -6.68% -17.44% 1.08%

Summary

Celcomdigi Berhad competitors beat Celcomdigi Berhad on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Celcomdigi Berhad Company Profile

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Celcomdigi Berhad, an investment holding company, provides mobile communication services and related products in Malaysia. It engages in the establishment, maintenance, and provision of telecommunication and related services; trading and distribution of communication devices and related products; managing retail stores; and fibre optic transmission network and property investment activities. The company also offers e-commerce, and digital services and solutions; telecommunication infrastructure services; cybersecurity, networking, information, and communication solutions; business management and integration systems; and strategic and business development, management, and administrative support services. In addition, it provides network communications, capacity, and services; mobile communications and network transmission related services; network and application services; and content solutions. The company was formerly known as Digi.Com Berhad and changed its name to Celcomdigi Berhad in February 2023. Celcomdigi Berhad was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

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