Venture Corporation - UOB Kay Hian 2023-05-08: Expect Near-Term Weakness; Downgrade To HOLD

Venture Corporation - Expect Near-Term Weakness; Downgrade To HOLD

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  • Venture Corp's 1Q23 earnings of S$74m (-12% y-o-y) came in below expectations, accounting for 19% of our full-year estimate. 1Q23 revenue fell 8% y-o-y due to weaker demand from customers as a result of more challenging market conditions.
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  • We trim our 2023 earnings forecast for Venture Corp by 16%. Downgrade Venture Corp to HOLD with target price: S$16.99.

Venture's 1Q23 results below expectations due to weaker demand.

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  • 1Q23 net margin fell 0.5ppt to 9.0%, mainly due to lower operating leverage as revenue declined. Also, Venture Corp continued to maintain its workforce and operations in preparation for the recovery and to capture more market share.

Expect near-term demand weakness.

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John Cheong UOB Kay Hian Research | Heidi Mo UOB Kay Hian | 2023-05-08

Read also UOB's most recent report:
2023-08-08 Venture Corporation - 2Q23 Results Miss Expectations Due To Softening Demand From Customers.

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