Schaffer Corporation Limited, a diversified industrial company, manufactures and sells automotive leather and building materials primarily in Australia, Asia, and Europe. More Details
Flawless balance sheet and undervalued.
Share Price & News
How has Schaffer's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SFC is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SFC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
AU Auto Components
1 Year Return
AU Auto Components
Return vs Industry: SFC underperformed the Australian Auto Components industry which returned 93.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SFC exceeded the Australian Market which returned 37.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Schaffer's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Schaffer undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SFC (A$20.45) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$42.9)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SFC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SFC is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.5x) compared to the AU Auto Components industry average (22.6x).
PE vs Market: SFC is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.5x) compared to the Australian market (20.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SFC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SFC is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the AU Auto Components industry average (4x).
How is Schaffer forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Automobiles industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Schaffer has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Schaffer performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SFC has a large one-off gain of A$19.5M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SFC's current net profit margins (19.8%) are higher than last year (12.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SFC's earnings have grown significantly by 35.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SFC's earnings growth over the past year (35.3%) is below its 5-year average (35.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SFC earnings growth over the past year (35.3%) exceeded the Auto Components industry -12.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SFC's Return on Equity (26.1%) is considered high.
How is Schaffer's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SFC's short term assets (A$112.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$52.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: SFC's short term assets (A$112.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$76.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SFC's debt to equity ratio (32.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SFC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 74.7% to 32.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SFC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (88.8%).
Interest Coverage: SFC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (13.7x coverage).
What is Schaffer current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SFC's dividend (3.91%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (1.99%).
High Dividend: SFC's dividend (3.91%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.31%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SFC's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SFC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (33.4%), SFC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Schaffer (70 yo)
Mr. John Michael Schaffer, BCom (Hons) FCPA FAICD, has been Managing Director at Schaffer Corporation Limited since 1987 and has been its Chairman since 1988. Mr. Schaffer has been Chairman of Howe Automot...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD1.06M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD480.02K).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SFC's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SFC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 21.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SFC insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Schaffer Corporation Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Schaffer Corporation Limited
- Ticker: SFC
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1955
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: AU$279.303m
- Shares outstanding: 13.66m
- Website: https://www.schaffer.com.au
Number of Employees
- Schaffer Corporation Limited
- 1305 Hay Street
- West Perth
- Western Australia
Schaffer Corporation Limited, a diversified industrial company, manufactures and sells automotive leather and building materials primarily in Australia, Asia, and Europe. The company’s Automotive Leather s...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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