Elders Limited provides livestock, real estate, and wool agency services to rural and regional customers primarily in Australia. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Elders's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ELD is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ELD's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ELD exceeded the Australian Food industry which returned 12.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ELD exceeded the Australian Market which returned 4.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Elders's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Elders 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: ELD (A$11.18) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$21.92)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ELD is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ELD is good value based on its PE Ratio (14x) compared to the AU Food industry average (25.1x).
PE vs Market: ELD is good value based on its PE Ratio (14x) compared to the Australian market (22.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ELD is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ELD is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the AU Food industry average (1.4x).
How is Elders forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ELD's forecast earnings growth (5% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: ELD's earnings (5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (15.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ELD's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ELD's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (5.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ELD's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ELD's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16%).
How has Elders performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ELD has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ELD's current net profit margins (5.9%) are higher than last year (4.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ELD's earnings have grown by 14.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ELD's earnings growth over the past year (61.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (14.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ELD earnings growth over the past year (61.6%) exceeded the Food industry -19.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ELD's Return on Equity (18.6%) is considered low.
How is Elders's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ELD's short term assets (A$953.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$770.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: ELD's short term assets (A$953.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$110.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ELD's debt to equity ratio (27.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ELD's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 121.7% to 27.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ELD's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (77.5%).
Interest Coverage: ELD's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (14.5x coverage).
What is Elders's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ELD's dividend (2.33%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.04%).
High Dividend: ELD's dividend (2.33%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.25%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, ELD has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ELD's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (27.6%), ELD's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ELD's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (35.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mark Allison (60 yo)
Mr. Mark Charles Allison, BAgrSc, BEcon, GDM, FAICD, AMP (HBS), has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Elders Limited since May 1, 2014 and was appointed as its Director in December ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD1.99M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD1.30M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|CEO, MD & Executive Director||6.75yrs||AU$2.52m||0.77% |
|Chief Financial Officer||8.08yrs||AU$1.00m||0.058% |
|General Counsel & Company Secretary||11yrs||no data||no data|
|General Manager of People||3.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Risk||0.58yr||no data||no data|
|Company Secretary||0.58yr||no data||no data|
|General Manager of Real Estate||5.08yrs||no data||no data|
|General Manager of South Zone||9.08yrs||AU$597.00k||no data|
Experienced Management: ELD's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.9 years average tenure).
|CEO, MD & Executive Director||6.75yrs||AU$2.52m||0.77% |
|Non-Executive Director||1yr||AU$92.56k||0.0098% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.083yr||no data||0.0026% |
|Non-Executive Director||3.25yrs||AU$162.06k||0.0088% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.42yrs||AU$166.44k||0.0079% |
Experienced Board: ELD's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Elders Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Elders Limited
- Ticker: ELD
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1839
- Industry: Agricultural Products
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: AU$1.750b
- Shares outstanding: 156.35m
- Website: https://elders.com.au
Number of Employees
- Elders Limited
- 80 Grenfell Street
- Level 10
- South Australia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ELD||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1992|
|FTZ||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|ELD||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1992|
|EDES.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSPONSORED ADR||US||USD||Dec 2008|
Elders Limited provides livestock, real estate, and wool agency services to rural and regional customers primarily in Australia. It operates through Branch Network, Wholesale Products, Feed and Processing ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/02/24 07:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/24 00:00|
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