Probiotec Limited manufactures, markets, and distributes a range of prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, complementary medicines, and specialty ingredients in Australia and internationally.
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Probiotec's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PBP has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PBP exceeded the Australian Pharmaceuticals industry which returned -35.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PBP exceeded the Australian Market which returned -18.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Probiotec's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 days ago | Simply Wall StCould Probiotec Limited's (ASX:PBP) Investor Composition Influence The Stock Price?
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4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StCEO, MD & Executive Director Wesley Stringer Just Sold A Bunch Of Shares In Probiotec Limited (ASX:PBP)
Is Probiotec 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: PBP (A$2.02) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$2.87)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PBP is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PBP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (26.7x) compared to the Pharmaceuticals industry average (17.7x).
PE vs Market: PBP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (26.7x) compared to the Australian market (12.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PBP is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PBP is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the AU Pharmaceuticals industry average (2x).
How is Probiotec 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: PBP's forecast earnings growth (21.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.1%).
Earnings vs Market: PBP's earnings (21.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (9.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PBP's revenue (14.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PBP's revenue (14.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PBP's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.7%).
How has Probiotec performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PBP has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PBP's current net profit margins (5.3%) are lower than last year (5.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PBP has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 34.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: PBP's earnings growth over the past year (24.7%) is below its 5-year average (34.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PBP earnings growth over the past year (24.7%) exceeded the Pharmaceuticals industry 11.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PBP's Return on Equity (8.1%) is considered low.
How is Probiotec's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PBP's short term assets (A$40.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$22.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: PBP's short term assets (A$40.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$48.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PBP's debt to equity ratio (20.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: PBP's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 32.1% to 20.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PBP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (67.1%).
Interest Coverage: PBP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.5x coverage).
Inventory Level: PBP has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: PBP's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.3x debt).
What is Probiotec's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PBP's dividend (1.98%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (3.22%).
High Dividend: PBP's dividend (1.98%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (8.38%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: PBP's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: PBP's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (52.9%), PBP's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: PBP's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (47.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Mr. Wesley Stringer, also known as Wes, B.Comm (Accounting, Finance), LLB (Hons), CPA, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Probiotec Limited since July 1, 2015 and serves as its managing Director. Mr. ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Wes's total compensation ($USD270.93K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD245.57K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Wes's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, MD & Executive Director||4.75yrs||AU$439.86k||6.59% A$10.0m|
|Non-Executive Director||2.42yrs||AU$48.00k||0.24% A$362.7k|
|Non-Executive Director||3.17yrs||AU$48.00k||0.13% A$202.3k|
Experienced Board: PBP's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PBP insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Probiotec Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Probiotec Limited
- Ticker: PBP
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Pharmaceuticals
- Sector: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
- Market Cap: AU$151.053m
- Shares outstanding: 74.78m
- Website: https://www.probiotec.com.au
- Probiotec Limited
- 83 Cherry Lane
- Laverton North
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PBP||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Nov 2006|
|PBP||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Nov 2006|
Probiotec Limited manufactures, markets, and distributes a range of prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, complementary medicines, and specialty ingredients in Australia and internationally. The company is involved in the contract manufacturing of solid dose tablets, capsules, and caplets; liquids, powders, creams and ointments, and lotions and gels; and tablet coatings. It also provides packaging options, including blister packs, bottles, sachets, tubs, and tubes; analytical and stability testing services; new product formulation and production trials, and ongoing research and development services; and packaging options for human and animal nutrition products, as well as manufactures and exports a range of nutraceuticals and functional ingredient raw materials. Probiotec Limited was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Laverton North, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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