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SOR

Strategic ElementsASX:SOR Stock Report

Market Cap

AU$118.5m

7D

7.0%

1Y

329.6%

Updated

17 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
SOR fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

SOR Overview

Strategic Elements Ltd invests in companies focusing on rare earths and rare metals exploration and materials development.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Strategic Elements
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.30
52 Week HighAU$0.065
52 Week LowAU$0.97
Beta0.26
1 Month Change-7.58%
3 Month Change15.09%
1 Year Change329.58%
3 Year Change510.00%
5 Year Change144.00%
Change since IPO90.63%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

SORAU Capital MarketsAU Market
7D7.0%1.9%0.9%
1Y329.6%21.7%20.2%

Return vs Industry: SOR exceeded the Australian Capital Markets industry which returned 21.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SOR exceeded the Australian Market which returned 20.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is SOR's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SOR volatility
SOR Beta0.26
Industry Beta0.98
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: SOR is more volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SOR's weekly volatility has decreased from 26% to 14% over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Australian stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2006n/aCharles Murphyhttps://www.strategicelements.com.au

Strategic Elements Ltd invests in companies focusing on rare earths and rare metals exploration and materials development. The company, through its subsidiary, Strategic Materials Pty Limited, holds a 100% interest in 5 granted tenements in the South Island of New Zealand, Queensland, and New South Wales and an application for a tenement in Western Australia. Strategic Elements Ltd, through its subsidiary, Australian Advanced Materials Pty Ltd, focuses on the licensing of intellectual property related to the spectral, electronic, or magnetic properties of rare earth elements.

Strategic Elements Fundamentals Summary

How do Strategic Elements's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SOR fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$118.46m
Earnings (TTM)-AU$2.36m
Revenue (TTM)AU$127.00k

953.1x

P/S Ratio

-50.3x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SOR income statement (TTM)
RevenueAU$127.00k
Cost of RevenueAU$968.49k
Gross Profit-AU$841.49k
ExpensesAU$1.52m
Earnings-AU$2.36m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.0061
Gross Margin-662.59%
Net Profit Margin-1,855.75%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did SOR perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Strategic Elements undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

15.33x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SOR's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SOR's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SOR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Capital Markets industry average.

PE vs Market: SOR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SOR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (15.3x) compared to the AU Capital Markets industry average (1.4x).


Future Growth

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

9.1%

Forecasted Diversified Financials 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 Strategic Elements 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 Strategic Elements performed over the past 5 years?

-2.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SOR is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: SOR is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SOR is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 2.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SOR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: SOR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (12.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SOR has a negative Return on Equity (-30.5%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Strategic Elements's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SOR's short term assets (A$8.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$519.1K).

Long Term Liabilities: SOR has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SOR is debt free.

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


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: SOR has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: SOR has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 10.6% each year


Dividend

What is Strategic Elements's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOR's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOR's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SOR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.


Next Steps

Management

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

12.8yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Charles Murphy (49 yo)

no data

Tenure

AU$355,884

Compensation

Mr. Charles R. Murphy serves as Managing Director of Strategic Elements Limited and served as its Secretary since December 19, 2008. He led Strategic Elements' registration as a Pooled Development Fund. Mr...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Charles's total compensation ($USD264.15K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD302.72K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Charles's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Board Members

Experienced Board: SOR's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 35.6%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Strategic Elements Ltd's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Strategic Elements Ltd
  • Ticker: SOR
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: AU$118.456m
  • Shares outstanding: 388.38m
  • Website: https://www.strategicelements.com.au

Location

  • Strategic Elements Ltd
  • 138 Churchill Avenue
  • Subiaco
  • Western Australia
  • 6008
  • Australia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/17 07:05
End of Day Share Price2021/10/15 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
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.