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SDI ASX:SDI Stock Report

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22 May, 2022


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

SDI Stock Overview

SDI Limited engages primarily in the research and development, manufacture, and marketing of dental materials for the dental profession.

SDI Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for SDI
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.81
52 Week HighAU$1.14
52 Week LowAU$0.76
1 Month Change-0.91%
3 Month Change-6.32%
1 Year Change-4.12%
3 Year Change-12.37%
5 Year Change44.25%
Change since IPO1,530.06%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

SDIAU Medical EquipmentAU Market

Return vs Industry: SDI exceeded the Australian Medical Equipment industry which returned -17.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SDI underperformed the Australian Market which returned 1.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is SDI's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SDI volatility
SDI Average Weekly Movement5.1%
Medical Equipment Industry Average Movement9.3%
Market Average Movement9.5%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market16.5%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market4.3%

Stable Share Price: SDI is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SDI's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1972n/aSamantha Cheetham

SDI Limited engages primarily in the research and development, manufacture, and marketing of dental materials for the dental profession. It offers adhesives, alloys, cement, composites, etchants, glass ionomers, sealants, and tooth whitening products, as well as equipment and accessories. The company sells its products through distributors and retailers worldwide.

SDI Fundamentals Summary

How do SDI's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SDI fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$96.88m
Earnings (TTM)AU$7.05m
Revenue (TTM)AU$91.21m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SDI income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$40.53m
Gross ProfitAU$50.69m
Other ExpensesAU$43.63m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.059
Gross Margin55.57%
Net Profit Margin7.73%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did SDI perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Healthcare 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 SDI 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 SDI performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SDI has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SDI's current net profit margins (7.7%) are lower than last year (8.3%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SDI's earnings have grown by 4.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SDI's earnings growth over the past year (32.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (4.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: SDI earnings growth over the past year (32.6%) underperformed the Medical Equipment industry 32.9%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: SDI's Return on Equity (8.8%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is SDI's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SDI's short term assets (A$49.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$11.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: SDI's short term assets (A$49.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$3.6M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SDI is debt free.

Reducing Debt: SDI has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 7.5%.

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

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

Balance Sheet


What is SDI current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SDI's dividend (3.87%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.55%).

High Dividend: SDI's dividend (3.87%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (6.11%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SDI's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SDI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (53.1%), SDI's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: SDI is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Samantha Cheetham (52 yo)





Ms Samantha Jane Cheetham, B.Bus. (Banking and Finance), M.B.A. has been Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of SDI Limited since July 1, 2016. Ms. Cheetham served as Joint Chief Executive Office...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Samantha's total compensation ($USD460.80K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD286.83K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Samantha's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SDI's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: SDI's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 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.

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

SDI Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: SDI Limited
  • Ticker: SDI
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1972
  • Industry: Health Care Supplies
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Implied Market Cap: AU$96.875m
  • Shares outstanding: 118.87m
  • Website:


  • SDI Limited
  • 3-15 Brunsdon Street
  • Bayswater
  • Victoria
  • 3153
  • Australia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/22 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/20 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.