SOL Stock Overview
Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the equity investment, mining, and property investment businesses.
Washington H. Soul Pattinson Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$30.76|
|52 Week High||AU$40.80|
|52 Week Low||AU$26.61|
|1 Month Change||-5.27%|
|3 Month Change||-14.53%|
|1 Year Change||6.88%|
|3 Year Change||17.58%|
|5 Year Change||111.55%|
|Change since IPO||1,403.83%|
Recent News & Updates
Washington H. Soul Pattinson's (ASX:SOL) Dividend Will Be Increased To AU$0.36
Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited's ( ASX:SOL ) dividend will be increasing to AU$0.36 on 14th of...
Washington H. Soul Pattinson's (ASX:SOL) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's
The board of Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited ( ASX:SOL ) has announced that it will be increasing its...
|SOL||AU Oil and Gas||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: SOL underperformed the Australian Oil and Gas industry which returned 8.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SOL underperformed the Australian Market which returned 11.7% over the past year.
|SOL Average Weekly Movement||4.5%|
|Oil and Gas Industry Average Movement||12.9%|
|Market Average Movement||8.3%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||15.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||3.6%|
Stable Share Price: SOL is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SOL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the equity investment, mining, and property investment businesses. It is involved in the coal, oil, and gas activities, which include exploration, development, production, processing, associated transport infrastructure, and ancillary activities. The company also engages in the zinc, copper, and gold mining activities comprising exploration, mining, and processing of ore into zinc and copper concentrate, copper sulphide, and gold.
Washington H. Soul Pattinson Fundamentals Summary
|SOL fundamental statistics|
Is SOL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SOL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$884.83m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jul 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.76|
|Net Profit Margin||16.84%|
How did SOL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.0%Current Dividend Yield
Is Washington H. Soul Pattinson undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SOL (A$30.76) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$22.3)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SOL is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SOL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (40.6x) compared to the Global Oil and Gas industry average (11x).
PE vs Market: SOL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (40.6x) compared to the Australian market (12.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SOL's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SOL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the AU Oil and Gas industry average (1.8x).
How is Washington H. Soul Pattinson forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SOL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-3.6% per year).
Earnings vs Market: SOL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-3.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SOL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SOL's revenue (0.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (5.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SOL's revenue (0.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SOL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7%).
How has Washington H. Soul Pattinson performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SOL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SOL's current net profit margins (16.8%) are lower than last year (69.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SOL's earnings have grown significantly by 26.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SOL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SOL had negative earnings growth (-71.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Oil and Gas industry average (-50.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SOL's Return on Equity (6.2%) is considered low.
How is Washington H. Soul Pattinson's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SOL's short term assets (A$1.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (A$547.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: SOL's short term assets (A$1.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$1.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SOL's net debt to equity ratio (0.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SOL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1.9% to 20.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SOL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (49.4%).
Interest Coverage: SOL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.2x coverage).
What is Washington H. Soul Pattinson current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SOL's dividend (2.02%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.3%).
High Dividend: SOL's dividend (2.02%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.59%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SOL's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SOL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (54.3%), SOL's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SOL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (50.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Todd Barlow (42 yo)
Mr. Todd James Barlow, B.Bus, LLB(Hons)(UTS), has been a Director of Milton Corporation Limited since October 2021. He has been Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Executive Director at Washingt...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Todd's total compensation ($USD2.12M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD2.25M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Todd's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SOL's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SOL's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 50.7%.
Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited
- Ticker: SOL
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1872
- Industry: Coal and Consumable Fuels
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: AU$11.100b
- Shares outstanding: 360.87m
- Website: https://www.whsp.com.au
Number of Employees
- Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited
- 151 Clarence Street
- Level 14
- New South Wales
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/12/01 15:34|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/12/01 00:00|
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