KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): The building materials sector is expected to remain challenging throughout 2019 despite improving news flow for the construction sector, according to Hong Leong Investment Bank Research (HLIB Research).
Weak sentiment likely to persist for construction, property, building materials sectors in 2019, says HLIB Research
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 7): Weak sentiment among retail investors is likely to persist in 2019 for the construction, property and building materials sector, according to Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) Research.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 28): As crude oil markets pulled back, sparking concerns of a federal budget recalibration, construction players who have shifted their focus to East Malaysia may find shelter there as state-funded projects are insulated from the risk of reduction of the federal government spending.
Maintain buy with a higher target price (TP) of RM1.
Construction sector Maintain neutral: For the recent second quarter of 2018 results season, seven (54%) out of the 13 contractors under our coverage reported core earnings that were below expectations and six (46%) were within.
Mitrajaya Holdings Bhd (May 12, RM1.