Straker Translations Limited engages in the provision of translation services in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and North America.
Excellent balance sheet with high growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Straker Translations's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: STG's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
AU Interactive Media and Services
1 Year Return
AU Interactive Media and Services
Return vs Industry: STG underperformed the Australian Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 8.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STG underperformed the Australian Market which returned -10.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Straker Translations's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StStraker Translations Limited (ASX:STG) Insiders Increased Their Holdings
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAnalysts Expect Breakeven For Straker Translations Limited (ASX:STG)
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs Straker Translations Limited (ASX:STG) Trading At A 23% Discount?
Is Straker Translations 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: STG (A$0.96) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$1.98)
Significantly Below Fair Value: STG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: STG is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Interactive Media and Services industry average.
PE vs Market: STG is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate STG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: STG is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the AU Interactive Media and Services industry average (4.6x).
How is Straker Translations forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: STG is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.3%).
Earnings vs Market: STG is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: STG's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: STG's revenue (23.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: STG's revenue (23.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: STG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.9%).
How has Straker Translations performed over the past 5 years?
Last years earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: STG is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: STG is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if STG's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare STG's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: STG is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Interactive Media and Services industry (1.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: STG has a negative Return on Equity (-10.75%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Straker Translations's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STG's short term assets (NZ$18.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (NZ$7.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: STG's short term assets (NZ$18.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (NZ$2.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STG is debt free.
Reducing Debt: STG has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: STG has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if STG has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Straker Translations's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate STG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate STG's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if STG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if STG's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of STG's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Grant Straker founded Straker Translations Limited in 2013 and also serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Director. Mr. Straker's wide-ranging experiences and skills place him in an ideal position ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Grant's total compensation ($USD238.83K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD262.14K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Grant's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Founder||no data||NZ$365.00k||4.6% NZ$2.3m|
|Chief Financial Officer||3.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer||20.5yrs||no data||4.6% NZ$2.3m|
|Chief Technical Officer||15.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing & Revenue Officer||no data||no data||1.73% NZ$854.5k|
|Chief People Officer||7.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Company Secretary||1.67yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: STG's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.5 years average tenure).
|Founder||no data||NZ$365.00k||4.6% NZ$2.3m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.08yrs||NZ$65.00k||0.22% NZ$106.7k|
|Non-Executive Director||4.83yrs||NZ$66.00k||0.47% NZ$232.5k|
|Independent Chairman||5.75yrs||NZ$116.00k||0.094% NZ$46.5k|
|Non-Executive Director||15.58yrs||NZ$150.00k||4.32% NZ$2.1m|
Experienced Board: STG's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: STG insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Straker Translations Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Straker Translations Limited
- Ticker: STG
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Interactive Media and Services
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: AU$49.423m
- Shares outstanding: 53.14m
- Website: https://www.strakertranslations.com
Number of Employees
- Straker Translations Limited
- Building 3
- Level 2
- New Zealand
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|STG||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Oct 2018|
|STG||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Oct 2018|
Straker Translations Limited engages in the provision of translation services in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and North America. The company operates RAY, a cloud-based translation platform that creates a first draft translation and matching the customer’s content with one or more of the approximately 13,000 crowd-sourced human freelance translators for refinement. It offers corporate and business translation services, such as e-commerce translation, financial translation, human resources translation, legal document translation, marketing content translation, medical document translation, technical document translation, Website translation, audio and video translation, and document translation services, as well as desktop publishing services. The company also provides language translation services; machine translation services; immigration, legal, and ECFMG translation services; birth, death, and marriage certificates translation services; and passports, visa, driving licenses, cv’s, personal and private, police, academic records and transcripts, insurance, and other document translation services, as well as translation automation solutions comprising API translation solutions. Its platform supports African, Asian, Eastern European, European, Indian, Middle Eastern, and other languages. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Auckland, New Zealand.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/07 10:35|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/07 00:00|
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