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PentalASX:PTL Stock Report

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26 Oct, 2021


Company Financials
PTL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health5/6

PTL Overview

Pental Limited manufactures, markets, and distributes personal, household, and commercial products in Australia, New Zealand, and Asia.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Pental
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.41
52 Week HighAU$0.36
52 Week LowAU$0.49
1 Month Change2.50%
3 Month Change-9.89%
1 Year Change-9.89%
3 Year Change34.43%
5 Year Change-31.67%
Change since IPO-96.45%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 25
Pental's (ASX:PTL) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's

Pental's (ASX:PTL) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's

Pental Limited ( ASX:PTL ) will increase its dividend on the 24th of September to AU$0.016. This makes the dividend...

Jun 03
Pental (ASX:PTL) Shareholders Will Want The ROCE Trajectory To Continue

Pental (ASX:PTL) Shareholders Will Want The ROCE Trajectory To Continue

Finding a business that has the potential to grow substantially is not easy, but it is possible if we look at a few key...

Shareholder Returns

PTLAU Household ProductsAU Market

Return vs Industry: PTL underperformed the Australian Household Products industry which returned -5.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PTL underperformed the Australian Market which returned 24.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is PTL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
PTL volatility
PTL Beta0.15
Industry Beta0.46
Market Beta1

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

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

About the Company

1999127Charlie McLeish

Pental Limited manufactures, markets, and distributes personal, household, and commercial products in Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. The company provides soap, laundry, and dishwashing products, as well as stain removers, bleaches, firelighters. It offers products under the AIM, Country Life, Duracell, Huggie, Janola, Jiffy Firelighters, Little Lucifer, Lux, Martha’s, Procell, Softly, Sunlight, Velvet, and White King brands.

Pental Fundamentals Summary

How do Pental's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
PTL fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$69.89m
Earnings (TTM)AU$5.36m
Revenue (TTM)AU$125.42m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
PTL income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$84.02m
Gross ProfitAU$41.39m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 27, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.031
Gross Margin33.00%
Net Profit Margin4.28%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.1%

How did PTL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Pental 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: PTL (A$0.41) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$8.31)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: PTL is good value based on its PE Ratio (13x) compared to the Global Household Products industry average (20.1x).

PE vs Market: PTL is good value based on its PE Ratio (13x) compared to the Australian market (20x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: PTL is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the XX Household Products industry average (2.3x).

Future Growth

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


Forecasted Household 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 Pental 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 Pental performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PTL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: PTL's current net profit margins (4.3%) are higher than last year (4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PTL's earnings have grown by 5.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: PTL's earnings growth over the past year (7.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (5.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: PTL earnings growth over the past year (7.2%) exceeded the Household Products industry 6.4%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: PTL's Return on Equity (9.5%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Pental's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PTL's short term assets (A$43.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$16.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: PTL's short term assets (A$43.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$2.9M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PTL's debt to equity ratio (0.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if PTL's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: PTL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (19808.6%).

Interest Coverage: PTL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (67.3x coverage).

Balance Sheet


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


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: PTL's dividend (6.34%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.23%).

High Dividend: PTL's dividend (6.34%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.32%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: PTL's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (66.1%), PTL's dividend payments are 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 board tenure


Charlie McLeish





Mr. Charlie McLeish has been a Managing Director & Director at Pental Limited since April 6, 2020 and serves its Chief Executive Officer since January 1, 2014. He serves as Chief Executive Officer of Penta...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Charlie's total compensation ($USD652.30K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD301.38K).

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

Board Members

Experienced Board: PTL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 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: PTL 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 25.1%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Pental Limited
  • Ticker: PTL
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Household Products
  • Sector: Household
  • Market Cap: AU$69.888m
  • Shares outstanding: 170.46m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Pental Limited
  • 390 St Kilda Road
  • Level 6
  • Melbourne
  • Victoria
  • 3004
  • Australia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/26 16:16
End of Day Share Price2021/10/26 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/06/27

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.