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Sugar TerminalsNSX:SUG Stock Report

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18 Oct, 2021


Company Financials
SUG fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6

SUG Overview

Sugar Terminals Limited provides storage and handling solutions for bulk sugar and other commodities in Australia.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Sugar Terminals
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$1.02
52 Week HighAU$1.00
52 Week LowAU$1.03
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change0%
1 Year Change0.49%
3 Year Change10.87%
5 Year Change20.00%
Change since IPO36.91%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

SUGAU Commercial ServicesAU Market

Return vs Industry: SUG underperformed the Australian Commercial Services industry which returned 6.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SUG underperformed the Australian Market which returned 20.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is SUG's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SUG volatility
SUG Beta0.030
Industry Beta0.91
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine SUG's volatility over the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine SUG's volatility change over the past year.

About the Company

199822,000David Quinn

Sugar Terminals Limited provides storage and handling solutions for bulk sugar and other commodities in Australia. It owns and operates six bulk sugar terminals at Cairns, Mourilyan, Lucinda, Townsville, Mackay, and Bundaberg ports in Queensland. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is based in Brisbane, Australia.

Sugar Terminals Fundamentals Summary

How do Sugar Terminals's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SUG fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$367.20m
Earnings (TTM)AU$27.12m
Revenue (TTM)AU$98.79m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SUG income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$42.24m
Gross ProfitAU$56.55m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.075
Gross Margin57.24%
Net Profit Margin27.45%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did SUG perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Sugar Terminals 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: SUG (A$1.02) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$1.81)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SUG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SUG is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.5x) compared to the Australian Commercial Services industry average (20.9x).

PE vs Market: SUG is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.5x) compared to the Australian market (19.8x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SUG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SUG is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the AU Commercial Services industry average (2.5x).

Future Growth

How is Sugar Terminals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Commercial Services 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 Sugar Terminals 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.

Past Performance

How has Sugar Terminals performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SUG has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SUG's current net profit margins (27.5%) are higher than last year (27.3%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SUG's earnings have grown by 3.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SUG's earnings growth over the past year (1.8%) is below its 5-year average (3.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: SUG earnings growth over the past year (1.8%) underperformed the Commercial Services industry 7.9%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: SUG's Return on Equity (8.1%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Sugar Terminals's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SUG's short term assets (A$32.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$22.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: SUG's short term assets (A$32.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$16.5M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SUG is debt free.

Reducing Debt: SUG has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SUG has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: SUG has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Sugar Terminals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SUG's dividend (7.06%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.27%).

High Dividend: SUG's dividend (7.06%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.32%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, SUG has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SUG's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (95.6%), SUG's dividend payments are not 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.

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


David Quinn





Mr. David R. Quinn has been Chief Executive Officer at Sugar Terminals Limited since October 22, 2020. Mr. Quinn is a highly regarded executive with extensive experience in private and public sector organi...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD332.27K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD556.28K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare David's compensation with company performance.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SUG's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: SUG's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Sugar Terminals Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Sugar Terminals Limited
  • Ticker: SUG
  • Exchange: NSX
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Diversified Support Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: AU$367.200m
  • Shares outstanding: 360.00m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Sugar Terminals Limited
  • 348 Edward Street
  • Level 11
  • Brisbane
  • Queensland
  • 4000
  • Australia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/18 07:05
End of Day Share Price2021/10/14 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/06/30

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.