NUF Stock Overview
Nufarm Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells crop protection solutions and seed technologies in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, and the Asia Pacific.
No risks detected for NUF from our risk checks.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$5.12|
|52 Week High||AU$6.93|
|52 Week Low||AU$4.25|
|1 Month Change||-3.58%|
|3 Month Change||-0.19%|
|1 Year Change||6.67%|
|3 Year Change||-20.74%|
|5 Year Change||-37.56%|
|Change since IPO||158.13%|
Recent News & Updates
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|NUF||AU Chemicals||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: NUF exceeded the Australian Chemicals industry which returned -7.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NUF exceeded the Australian Market which returned -12.6% over the past year.
|NUF Average Weekly Movement||4.5%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||11.0%|
|Market Average Movement||9.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||16.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.2%|
Stable Share Price: NUF is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NUF's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Nufarm Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells crop protection solutions and seed technologies in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, and the Asia Pacific. It operates through two segments, Crop Protection and Seed Technology. The company’s protection solutions include herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides that help growers protect crops against weeds, pests, and diseases.
Nufarm Fundamentals Summary
|NUF fundamental statistics|
Is NUF overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|NUF income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$2.79b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Nov 16, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.25|
|Net Profit Margin||2.55%|
How did NUF perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.6%Current Dividend Yield
Is NUF undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
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
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for NUF?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is NUF's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does NUF's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|NUF PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
DRR Deterra Royalties
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: NUF is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (20.4x) compared to the peer average (9.3x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does NUF's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Chemicals Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: NUF is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (20.4x) compared to the Global Chemicals industry average (14.3x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is NUF'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.
|Current PE Ratio||20.4x|
|Fair PE Ratio||23.5x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: NUF is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (20.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.5x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of NUF when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: NUF (A$5.12) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$16.89)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NUF 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: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Nufarm forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NUF's forecast earnings growth (23% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).
Earnings vs Market: NUF's earnings (23% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (6.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: NUF's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: NUF's revenue (0.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (3.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NUF's revenue (0.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: NUF's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.8%).
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How has Nufarm performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NUF has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: NUF became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NUF has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -29% per year.
Accelerating Growth: NUF has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: NUF has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (20.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NUF's Return on Equity (4.8%) is considered low.
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How is Nufarm's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NUF's short term assets (A$2.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (A$1.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: NUF's short term assets (A$2.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (A$802.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NUF's net debt to equity ratio (16.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: NUF's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 61.2% to 38.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NUF's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (37.4%).
Interest Coverage: NUF's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.1x coverage).
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What is Nufarm current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Nufarm Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Market Bottom 25% (AU)||2.8%|
|Market Top 25% (AU)||7.2%|
|Industry Average (Chemicals)||2.9%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Nufarm)||2.1%|
Notable Dividend: NUF's dividend (1.56%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.8%).
High Dividend: NUF's dividend (1.56%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (7.19%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NUF's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: NUF's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (31.9%), NUF's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (19.4%), NUF'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 management tenure
Greg Hunt (63 yo)
Mr. Gregory Allan Hunt, also known as Greg, Grad. Dip., Mgmnt, AMP Harvard, AICD, REBA, AGSM, has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Nufarm Limited since May 05, 2015. Mr. Hunt serve...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|Greg Hunt's Compensation vs Nufarm Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Mar 31 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2021||AU$3m||AU$1m|
|Sep 30 2020||AU$1m||AU$216k|
|Jul 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Apr 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jan 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Oct 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jul 31 2019||AU$2m||AU$1m|
|Apr 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jan 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Oct 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jul 31 2018||AU$2m||AU$1m|
|Apr 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jan 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Oct 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Jul 31 2017||AU$3m||AU$1m|
|Apr 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Jan 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Oct 31 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Jul 31 2016||AU$2m||AU$1m|
Compensation vs Market: Greg's total compensation ($USD1.67M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD1.65M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Greg's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: NUF's management team is considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: NUF's board of directors are considered experienced (6.4 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
|31 Aug 22||BuyAU$5,442||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||111,855||AU$5.33|
|01 Aug 22||BuyAU$301,114||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||58,561||AU$5.18|
|29 Jul 22||SellAU$0||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||14,539||AU$5.25|
|21 Jul 22||BuyAU$0||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||1,814,469||AU$6.81|
|20 Jun 22||BuyAU$30,651,907||Orbis Investment Management Limited||Company||5,849,695||AU$5.24|
|20 Jun 22||SellAU$11,100,350||Orbis Investment Management Limited||Company||2,018,790||AU$5.50|
|31 May 22||BuyAU$22,664||Peter Margin||Individual||4,197||AU$5.40|
|31 May 22||BuyAU$41,207||Lynne Saint||Individual||7,631||AU$5.40|
|27 May 22||BuyAU$69,921||Peter Margin||Individual||13,764||AU$5.08|
|26 May 22||SellAU$324,258,718||Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited||Company||60,271,136||AU$5.38|
|24 May 22||BuyAU$137,849||Gregory Hunt||Individual||25,000||AU$5.51|
|24 May 22||BuyAU$24,755,325||Vinva Investment Management Limited||Company||4,944,732||AU$5.01|
|24 May 22||BuyAU$26,951,695||Australian Retirement Trust||Company||4,759,061||AU$5.66|
|24 May 22||SellAU$1,832,537||Vinva Investment Management Limited||Company||297,521||AU$6.16|
|23 May 22||SellAU$11,840,654||Australian Retirement Trust||Company||1,896,616||AU$6.24|
|13 May 22||SellAU$49,351,093||Firetrail Investments Pty Ltd||Company||7,632,259||AU$7.14|
|02 May 22||BuyAU$21,579,753||Orbis Investment Management Limited||Company||4,090,502||AU$5.28|
|02 May 22||SellAU$49,030,304||Orbis Investment Management Limited||Company||8,037,814||AU$6.10|
|19 Apr 22||BuyAU$8,190,495||Firetrail Investments Pty Ltd||Company||1,418,565||AU$6.78|
|10 Feb 22||BuyAU$8,963,162||Firetrail Investments Pty Ltd||Company||1,603,600||AU$5.59|
|10 Feb 22||SellAU$28,244,519||Firetrail Investments Pty Ltd||Company||5,620,797||AU$5.03|
|08 Feb 22||SellAU$99,732||Vinva Investment Management Limited||Company||17,819||AU$5.60|
|31 Jan 22||BuyAU$65,807,849||Vinva Investment Management Limited||Company||14,046,318||AU$4.69|
|31 Jan 22||SellAU$847,907||Vinva Investment Management Limited||Company||178,594||AU$4.75|
|21 Jan 22||SellAU$40,591,464||Firetrail Investments Pty Ltd||Company||8,787,383||AU$4.62|
|20 Jan 22||BuyAU$21,872,869||Orbis Investment Management Limited||Company||4,897,567||AU$4.47|
|20 Jan 22||SellAU$4,341,601||Orbis Investment Management Limited||Company||849,705||AU$5.11|
|21 Dec 21||BuyAU$25,932,955||Firetrail Investments Pty Ltd||Company||5,559,053||AU$4.66|
|04 Nov 21||BuyAU$56,575,553||Aware Super Pty Ltd||Company||12,569,112||AU$4.62|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Nufarm Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Nufarm Limited
- Ticker: NUF
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1916
- Industry: Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: AU$1.946b
- Shares outstanding: 380.17m
- Website: https://www.nufarm.com
Number of Employees
- Nufarm Limited
- 103-105 Pipe Road
- Laverton North
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|NUF||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1992|
|NUFM.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|NUF||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|NUF||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1992|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/29 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/29 00:00|
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.