BBAP4103: How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected investment opportunities in Malaysia? Provide relevant examples to support your explanation.

Part 1

Choose TWO companies listed in the transportation & logistics sector of the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia. Find the companies’ yearly closing stock prices from 2018 to 2022. Analyse and compare the companies’ stock risk and return.

  • Introduction of the transportation & logistics sector in Malaysia;
  • Introduction of the two chosen companies;
  • Computation of the stock yearly return, average return, and standard deviation for the 5-year period for each company;
  • Computation of the stock yearly return, average return, and standard deviation for the 5-year period for each company.
  • Evaluation of the return and risk associated with the companies’ stock; and
  • Conclusion

Part 2

Discuss the following topic(s) in the forum and submit proof of your participation in the online discussions:

  1. Why do investors conduct company analysis when evaluating a stock? Explain?
  2. How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected investment opportunities in Malaysia? Provide relevant examples to support your explanation.