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Pental ASX:PTL Stock Report

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14 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
PTL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health5/6

PTL Stock Overview

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

Pental Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Pental
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.40
52 Week HighAU$0.49
52 Week LowAU$0.38
1 Month Change1.27%
3 Month Change0%
1 Year Change-13.04%
3 Year Change29.03%
5 Year Change-33.33%
Change since IPO-96.54%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

PTLAU Household ProductsAU Market

Return vs Industry: PTL underperformed the Australian Household Products industry which returned -1.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PTL underperformed the Australian Market which returned -8.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is PTL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
PTL volatility
PTL Average Weekly Movement3.8%
Household Products Industry Average Movement4.9%
Market Average Movement10.6%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market18.1%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market4.6%

Stable Share Price: PTL is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: PTL's weekly volatility (4%) 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$68.18m
Earnings (TTM)AU$6.71m
Revenue (TTM)AU$127.05m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
PTL income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$73.95m
Gross ProfitAU$53.10m
Other ExpensesAU$46.39m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 26, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.039
Gross Margin41.80%
Net Profit Margin5.28%
Debt/Equity Ratio6.5%

How did PTL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is PTL undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for PTL?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

PTL key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.5x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA4.2x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does PTL's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

PTL PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for PTL vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average32.2x
NET Net Detergent JSC
2023 China Ludao Technology
1732 Mao Bao
PTL Pental

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: PTL is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.2x) compared to the peer average (32.2x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does PTL's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Household Products Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: PTL is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.2x) compared to the Global Household Products industry average (20.8x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is PTL's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

PTL PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio10.2x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PTL's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of PTL when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: PTL (A$0.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$16.51)

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

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is Pental 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 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.

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  • Examine whether Pental is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
  • Pental competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Pental performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PTL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: PTL's current net profit margins (5.3%) are higher than last year (4.7%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PTL has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 23.8% per year.

Accelerating Growth: PTL's earnings growth over the past year (4.5%) is below its 5-year average (23.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: PTL earnings growth over the past year (4.5%) exceeded the Household Products industry -18.5%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: PTL's Return on Equity (9.3%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Pental's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PTL's short term assets (A$45.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$27.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: PTL's short term assets (A$45.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$8.7M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PTL has more cash than its total debt.

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 (498.4%).

Interest Coverage: PTL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (84.3x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: PTL's dividend (7.25%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.56%).

High Dividend: PTL's dividend (7.25%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (6.36%)

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.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (63.3%), PTL's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (24%), PTL's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.

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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 ($USD618.06K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD285.66K).

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 considered experienced (3 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

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
  • Implied Market Cap: AU$68.184m
  • 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 Analysis2022/08/14 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/12 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.