BAHL - Bank AL-Habib Ltd.
Bank Al Habib Banking on non-core income
Muhammad Shahzad Khan    2/9/2022 3:51:28 PM
Bank Al-Habib Ltd (BAHL) announced its CY21 financial results. The middle tier bank reported bumper net earnings of PKR 18.7bn (EPS: PKR 16.83/sh) as against PKR.17.8bn (EPS:PKR16.03 /sh) reported in the same period last year. This is by far BAHL’s highest EPS in current history. The bank also approved highest yearly final cash dividend of PKR7/sh albeit payout ratio of 41.5% - a good jump from previous year. BAHL yields CY20/CY21 PE & PBV of 4.06x/4.56x & 0.9x/0.85x respectively. BAHL CY21 forecasted book value was PKR 91/sh.
MCB - MCB Bank Ltd.
MCB Bank Dividend stream continues
Muhammad Shahzad Khan    2/9/2022 12:02:24 PM
We expect MCB to report net earnings of PKR28.24bn (EPS: PKR23.83/sh) as against Rs.29bn (EPS: Rs.24.5/sh) reported in the same period last year. The bank is also expected to approve final cash dividend of PKR 6/sh (cumulative cash dividend of PKR 20/sh). MCB yields CY20/CY21 PE & PBV of 7.56x/6.80x & 1.35/0.95 respectively. MCB deciphers Justified PBV price of PKR 265/- which is at a 38% discount of current market price.
LUCK - Lucky Cement Ltd.
Improvement in Standalone Earnings
Iqra Nadeem    1/31/2022 1:03:29 PM
On consolidated basis LUCK earned PKR154.5bn in revenue, where as, standalone cement sales revenue recorded an increase of 20%yoy. Although, total dispatches declined by 6% to 4.70mn tons albeit decline in export volumes by 20%yoy on the back of increased coal and other input prices. Upcoming Coal based project,Cement expansion project & Commencement of Samsang brand mobile phone production will drove LUCK earnings ahead in coming quarters.
PSMC - Pak Suzuki Motor Company Ltd.
PSMC is a good play on 4Q sales growth!
Iqra Nadeem    1/26/2022 12:21:18 PM
A big shift is expected in PAK Suzuki’s CY21 earnings PKR 43.3/sh, & attractive valuation (2021/22e P/E: 5.21x/3.3x, respectively) looks like an interesting play. This also warrants company to pay cash dividend of PKR 3/sh. Recent increase in prices by 2.5-7% following the tax imposed in recent finance amendment bill is a positive omen for PSMC’s top-line. As per Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (PAMA) update, PSMC remained volume leader in CY21 winning the lead in1000cc cars i.e. Alto & WagonR. Whereas bike business brought bright spots in total sales.
OGDC - Oil & Gas Development Company Ltd.
Earnings surge on international front
Iqra Nadeem    1/12/2022 3:01:30 PM
OGDC 2QFY22 net earning is predicted to be PKR 35bn (EPS: PKR8.36/sh & DPS PKR 3.11/sh) owning to increase in Oil prices internationally compelling with dollar appreciation.OGDC has increased its exploration expense where on going discoveries like Jardran West X-1 & X-04 at Mughalkot formation estimating trace of 2.39 and 7.08 mmcfd gas respectively & Wali-01 at Kawagarh in Hungu formation estimating trace of 13.65mmcfd gas & 1,010 bopd, will attracts investors interest.