Among the falling market couple of stocks that are attractive based on their fundamentals are doing well and are seen in green over the past few months, are mentioned below:
Kina Securities Limited (ASX: KSL) – A financial service provider in PNG, Kina is a diversified group which has two operating divisions, Kina Wealth Management and Kina Bank. The stock still trades at a material discount to its IPO price, the expectations are from KSL to produce a record profit in 2018. A dividend yield of 8.4% is forecasted for 2018 and 10.8% for 2019 respectively. Adding significant inherent value is the recent ANZ PNG acquisition. The deal is 25-35% accretive post cost synergies, while KSL has paid only goodwill. Delivering 20% loan growth, KSL's underlying business metrics continue to track solidly, backed by a strong capital position credit quality has been improving which is well above the regulatory minimum of 12% and approx. 17% pro-forma.
As at the end of financial year June 2018, cash and cash equivalents at the end of the period was of $140.575 million with no debt representing a healthy balance sheet. Kina security was trading at a market price of $1.095 which mispriced by the market as at October 16, 2018 which is near its 52-week high, and over the last twelve months period it has witnessed a performance change of 38.85%. The P/E of the stock is 10.890 and the EPS is 0.100 AUD making the stock attractive among its peers.
Noni B Limited (ASX: NBL) – NBL now commands a material portion of the womenswear market approx. A$1bn of sales. The expectations are that this initial phase of cost out see meaningful upside to management's cost-out targets over time and will be largely complete by 1H19-end. The company’s underlying EBITDA increased to $37.2m by 62.7% from the prior year. On the back of group’s total revenue which increased to $372.4m i.e. by 17.6%. Final dividend of 4.0 cents per share declared which was fully franked. The underlying pre-tax profit increased to $25.1m by 324.9% and the earnings per share (EPS) increased to 21.3 cents which is up by 363%. At an easy valuation of 9.7x FY20F a c25% discount to peer basket, NBL trades on ASX.
The cash balance as at end of financial year July 1, 2018, was of $58.7 million, with total bank debt of $20.8 million. NBL is currently trading at a market price of $3.500 as at October 16, 2018 which is not very far from its 52-week high, and over the last twelve months period it has witnessed a performance change of 78.45%. The P/E of the stock is 16.710 which compares well among the peer group.
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