This is the follow up from the earlier article on OSK 30 Jewels – Top Small Cap Companies posted in May. This time there are more detail figures in each stocks.
OSK Jewels Small Cap Companies was initially published by OSK in 2005. The selection of the 30 companies are based on Market Capitalization (<= RM1.5bn), Profit track record, Price earnings ratio (PER), Price to NTA (P/NTA), Net gearing, Return on Equity (ROE), Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in earnings, Dividend prospects, Management track record & Stock and industry related catalysts.
Below are the full list of OSK 2012 Jewels which includes target price, forecast for 2012 PER & Dividend Yield.
Recently, during OSK’s small cap corporate day, OSK unveiled their 2012 Jewels. OSK Jewels actually is a list of small caps stock picks by OSK. They expect OSK Jewels to perform reasonably well during 2012. For the 2012 list, there are 31 stocks in the list.
The top picks are DAYANG (FV: RM2.34), JOHORETIN (FV: RM1.51), PRESTARIANG (FV: RM1.48) and TAKAFUL (FV: RM4.42).
Below are the full list of OSK 2012 Jewels.
OSK still maintain year-end 1680-pt KLCI target. However, they note that there are increasing market volatility in the short term. Investors with a lower risk appetite and shorter investment horizon may want to focus on defensive and dividend yielding plays.
OSK Top 10 Defensive Buys, which have dividend yields exceeding 4%, are from a broad range of sectors including Consumer, Healthcare, Media and Logistics.
OSK Top 10 Defensive Stocks Picks are,
2010 proved to be a decent year for OSK’s Small Cap Jewels although their performance was eclipsed by the liquidity-infused rally, which benefited the bigger caps, particularly from 2H2010.
Of the 50 stocks profiled in handbook, half posted absolute returns in excess of 20%, with 49% outperforming the FBM Small Cap and FBM KLCI indices.
While the smaller caps are expected to bask in the glory their larger cap peers in 2011, investors should not ignore names with good longer term potential that are trading at attractive valuations.
OSK like small caps in the construction, property, oil & gas and consumer sectors as beneficiaries of the ETP, elections and earnings themes.
The table below are the 2010 performance of OSK Top 50 Small Jewels and performance since OSK’s Small Cap Jewels report released in April 2010.
OSK Research expects companies in its top 50 Malaysian small-cap list, dubbed “50 Jewels”, to register between 5 per cent and 15 per cent growth in earnings this year, driven by their strong fundamentals, as well as a recovery in the economy.
In their 2009 small-cap list, 32 out of 50 of them having posted absolute returns of 50 to 375 per cent, outperforming the benchmark index. So I hope 2010, 50 Jewels will perform reasonably well.
OSK Research also targeted the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KL Composite Index to hit 1,465 points by year-end. It also placed a fair value of 1,580 points on the index in 2011.
The table below is the top 10 companies in OSK Small Cap 50 Jewels and their target price.