SDV Stock Overview
SciDev Limited engages in supply of process control, professional services, equipment design and construction, and chemistry in Australia and the United States.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.24|
|52 Week High||AU$0.97|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.23|
|1 Month Change||-40.00%|
|3 Month Change||-50.00%|
|1 Year Change||-68.63%|
|3 Year Change||152.63%|
|5 Year Change||118.18%|
|Change since IPO||-98.80%|
Recent News & Updates
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|SDV||AU Chemicals||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: SDV underperformed the Australian Chemicals industry which returned 25.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SDV underperformed the Australian Market which returned -0% over the past year.
|SDV Average Weekly Movement||12.1%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||11.5%|
|Market Average Movement||9.3%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||16.3%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.2%|
Stable Share Price: SDV is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SDV's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
SciDev Limited engages in supply of process control, professional services, equipment design and construction, and chemistry in Australia and the United States. It offers coagulants and flocculants in powder and liquid form under the MaxiFlox and MaxiDry name; engineering and process control under the OptiFlox name; friction reducer; and dynamic shears for water and wastewater treatment, mining and minerals processing, oil and gas, construction, food processing, dairy, industrial and manufacturing, power generation, personal products and cosmetics manufacturing, paper and cardboard manufacturing, and paint manufacturing. The company was formerly known as Intec Limited and changed its name to SciDev Limited in March 2017.
SciDev Fundamentals Summary
|SDV fundamental statistics|
Is SDV overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SDV income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$37.73m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.0039|
|Net Profit Margin||1.51%|
How did SDV perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
How is SciDev forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score5/6
Future Growth Score 5/6
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: SDV's forecast earnings growth (83.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).
Earnings vs Market: SDV's earnings (83.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (5.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SDV's revenue (25.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SDV's revenue (25.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SDV's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5.7%).
How has SciDev 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: SDV has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SDV became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SDV has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 31.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SDV has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SDV has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (-46.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SDV's Return on Equity (1.6%) is considered low.
How is SciDev's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SDV's short term assets (A$32.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$17.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: SDV's short term assets (A$32.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$4.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SDV is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SDV has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 12.2%.
Debt Coverage: SDV has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: SDV has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is SciDev current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SDV's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SDV's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SDV's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SDV's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as SDV has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Sean Halpin serves as Interim Chief Executive Officer of SciDev Limited since April 2022 and served as its Commercial Director of Water Services until April 2022.
Experienced Management: SDV's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: SDV's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.1 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: 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 18.6%.
SciDev Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SciDev Limited
- Ticker: SDV
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1973
- Industry: Commodity Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: AU$45.086m
- Shares outstanding: 187.86m
- Website: https://www.scidev.com.au
- SciDev Limited
- Unit 1
- 8 Turbo Road
- Kings Park
- New South Wales
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/25 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/25 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.