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SDV

SciDev ASX:SDV Stock Report

Last Price

AU$0.24

Market Cap

AU$45.1m

7D

2.1%

1Y

-68.6%

Updated

25 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
SDV fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth5/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

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.

SciDev Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for SciDev
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.24
52 Week HighAU$0.97
52 Week LowAU$0.23
Beta1.32
1 Month Change-40.00%
3 Month Change-50.00%
1 Year Change-68.63%
3 Year Change152.63%
5 Year Change118.18%
Change since IPO-98.80%

Recent News & Updates

Feb 02
Investors Will Want SciDev's (ASX:SDV) Growth In ROCE To Persist

Investors Will Want SciDev's (ASX:SDV) Growth In ROCE To Persist

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Shareholder Returns

SDVAU ChemicalsAU Market
7D2.1%-7.9%-1.2%
1Y-68.6%25.5%-0.009%

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.

Price Volatility

Is SDV's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SDV volatility
SDV Average Weekly Movement12.1%
Chemicals Industry Average Movement11.5%
Market Average Movement9.3%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market16.3%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market4.2%

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

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1973n/aSean Halpinhttps://www.scidev.com.au

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

How do SciDev's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SDV fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$45.09m
Earnings (TTM)AU$727.97k
Revenue (TTM)AU$48.33m

62.0x

P/E Ratio

0.9x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SDV income statement (TTM)
RevenueAU$48.33m
Cost of RevenueAU$37.73m
Gross ProfitAU$10.60m
Other ExpensesAU$9.87m
EarningsAU$727.97k

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.0039
Gross Margin21.94%
Net Profit Margin1.51%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did SDV perform over the long term?

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Future Growth

How is SciDev forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

Future Growth Score

5/6

Future Growth Score 5/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


83.4%

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%).


Past Performance

How has SciDev performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

3/6

Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


31.9%

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.


Financial Health

How is SciDev's financial position?

Financial Health Score

6/6

Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

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.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


1.39%

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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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

0.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Sean Halpin

0.083

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.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SDV's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: SDV's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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 18.6%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • 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

Location

  • SciDev Limited
  • Unit 1
  • 8 Turbo Road
  • Kings Park
  • New South Wales
  • 2148
  • Australia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/25 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/25 00:00
Earnings2021/12/31
Annual Earnings2021/06/30


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.