St Barbara Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, mining, and sale of gold.
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has St Barbara's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SBM's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
AU Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
AU Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: SBM exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 6.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SBM exceeded the Australian Market which returned -6.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is St Barbara's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is St Barbara 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: SBM (A$3) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$3.22)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SBM is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SBM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.6x) compared to the Metals and Mining industry average (10.1x).
PE vs Market: SBM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.6x) compared to the Australian market (15.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SBM is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SBM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (1.5x).
How is St Barbara forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SBM's forecast earnings growth (33.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2.3%).
Earnings vs Market: SBM's earnings (33.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (14.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SBM's revenue (11.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SBM's revenue (11.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SBM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.7%).
How has St Barbara performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SBM has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SBM's current net profit margins (14.7%) are lower than last year (29.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SBM has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 24% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SBM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SBM had negative earnings growth (-50.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Metals and Mining industry average (-7.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SBM's Return on Equity (7.7%) is considered low.
How is St Barbara's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SBM's short term assets (A$192.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$85.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: SBM's short term assets (A$192.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$503.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SBM's debt to equity ratio (8.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SBM's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 523.9% to 8.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SBM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (199.1%).
Interest Coverage: SBM earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is St Barbara's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SBM's dividend (2.67%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.52%).
High Dividend: SBM's dividend (2.67%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (6.55%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SBM has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: SBM'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 (49.7%), SBM's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SBM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (27.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Craig Anthony Jetson serves as the Managing Director, CEO and Director of St Barbara Limited since February 03, 2020. Mr. Craig Jetson served as an Executive General Manager of Cadia & Lihir of Newcres ...
|Chief Financial Officer||14yrs||AU$925.70k||0.0031% A$68.0k|
|Company Secretary||6.25yrs||AU$728.77k||0.0092% A$199.7k|
|MD, CEO & Director||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|General Manager of Technical Services||4.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Manager of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Manager of Legal & Deputy Company Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
|General Manager of Human Resources||no data||no data||no data|
|General Manager of Exploration||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SBM's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
|MD, CEO & Director||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.92yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.08yrs||AU$161.26k||0.0040% A$87.4k|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||4.92yrs||AU$263.34k||0.012% A$270.7k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.25yrs||AU$161.26k||0.015% A$326.9k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.58yrs||AU$104.17k||0.0043% A$93.1k|
Experienced Board: SBM's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 33.7%.
St Barbara Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: St Barbara Limited
- Ticker: SBM
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1969
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$2.180b
- Shares outstanding: 703.09m
- Website: https://stbarbara.com.au
Number of Employees
- St Barbara Limited
- 432 St Kilda Road
- Level 10
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BM1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|SBM||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1992|
|STBM.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|BM1||MUN (Boerse Muenchen)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||AUD||Jan 1992|
|SBM||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1992|
|STBM.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||SPON ADR||US||USD||Sep 1994|
St Barbara Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, mining, and sale of gold. It operates through two segments, Leonora Operations and Simberi Operations. The company primarily explores for gold, silver, and copper-gold porphyry deposits. Its properties include the Gwalia underground mine located in Leonora, Western Australia; and the Simberi gold mine located in New Ireland province, Papua New Guinea. St Barbara Limited was incorporated in 1969 and is based in Melbourne, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/04 10:37|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/04 00:00|
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