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The Profiling of Property, Plant & Equipment (PPE) Contributions in Australia and Malaysia Public Listed Construction Companies

Mohd Nasir, Abdul, Eves, Chris, & Yusof, Yusdira (2011) The Profiling of Property, Plant & Equipment (PPE) Contributions in Australia and Malaysia Public Listed Construction Companies. In Wang, Yaowu, Pang, Yongshi, & Shen, Geoffrey (Eds.) Proceedings of 2011 International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management, Guangzhou University Business Hotel, Guangzhou, China, pp. 769-773.

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to study the profiling of property, plant and equipment (PPE) contributions in Australia and Malaysia construction companies. A company’s worth is usually based on the listed share price on the stock exchange. In arriving at the net profit, the contribution of PPE in the company’s assets is somehow being neglected. This paper will investigate the followings; firstly the level of PPE contribution in the construction firms by comparing the PPE contributions to the company’s asset as a whole which includes fixed (non-current) assets and current assets. This will determine the true strength of the companies, rather than relying on the share prices alone. Secondly, the paper will determine the trend of company’s asset ownership to show the company’s performance of the PPE ownership during the period of study. The data is based on the selected construction companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) and Malaysian Stock Exchange, known as Bursa Malaysia. The profiling will help to determine the strength of the construction firms based on the PPE holding, and the level of PPE ownerships in the two countries construction firms during the period of study.

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ID Code: 48602
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Property, plant and equipment (PPE), , non-current asset, stock exchange, Malaysia
ISBN: 978-7-112-13701-5
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > OTHER BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (129900)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > COMMERCIAL SERVICES (150400) > Real Estate and Valuation Services (150403)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Please consult the authour(s).
Deposited On: 15 Feb 2012 06:02
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2012 07:21

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