STEP Stock Overview
STEP Energy Services Ltd., an oilfield service company, provides integrated coiled tubing, fracturing, and wireline solutions to service oil and natural gas wells in Canada and the United States.
STEP Energy Services Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$1.81|
|52 Week High||CA$2.23|
|52 Week Low||CA$0.96|
|1 Month Change||13.84%|
|3 Month Change||-13.40%|
|1 Year Change||77.45%|
|3 Year Change||-12.56%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-81.81%|
Recent News & Updates
Is STEP Energy Services (TSE:STEP) A Risky Investment?
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|STEP||CA Energy Services||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: STEP exceeded the Canadian Energy Services industry which returned 53.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STEP exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 16.1% over the past year.
|STEP Average Weekly Movement||8.3%|
|Energy Services Industry Average Movement||7.3%|
|Market Average Movement||9.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||17.3%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||3.7%|
Stable Share Price: STEP is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: STEP's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
STEP Energy Services Ltd., an oilfield service company, provides integrated coiled tubing, fracturing, and wireline solutions to service oil and natural gas wells in Canada and the United States. It also provides chemical laboratory solutions; fluid pumping services for coiled tubing operations and standalone projects; and nitrogen pumping solutions, as well as cased hole wireline and open hole wireline services. STEP Energy Services Ltd.
STEP Energy Services Fundamentals Summary
|STEP fundamental statistics|
Is STEP overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|STEP income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CA$461.33m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.57|
|Net Profit Margin||-8.67%|
How did STEP perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is STEP Energy Services 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: STEP (CA$1.81) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$9.37)
Significantly Below Fair Value: STEP is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: STEP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian Energy Services industry average.
PE vs Market: STEP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate STEP's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: STEP is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the CA Energy Services industry average (0.8x).
How is STEP Energy Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: STEP is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: STEP is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: STEP's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: STEP's revenue (18.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (5.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: STEP's revenue (18.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: STEP's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (1.9%).
How has STEP Energy Services performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: STEP is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: STEP is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: STEP is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 43.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare STEP's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: STEP is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Energy Services industry (-2.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: STEP has a negative Return on Equity (-21.21%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is STEP Energy Services's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STEP's short term assets (CA$128.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$95.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: STEP's short term assets (CA$128.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$204.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STEP's net debt to equity ratio (114.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: STEP's debt to equity ratio has increased from 10.1% to 115.8% over the 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: STEP has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if STEP has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is STEP Energy Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate STEP's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate STEP'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 STEP's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if STEP'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 STEP's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Regan Davis (56 yo)
Mr. Regan Davis serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Step Energy Services Ltd. since March 2011 and served as its President from December 2013 until July 01, 2021. Mr. Davis has experience in the oil a...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Regan's total compensation ($USD483.30K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD159.18K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Regan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: STEP's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: STEP's board of directors are considered experienced (9.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: STEP 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.
STEP Energy Services Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: STEP Energy Services Ltd.
- Ticker: STEP
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 2011
- Industry: Oil and Gas Equipment and Services
- Sector: Energy
- Implied Market Cap: CA$123.364m
- Shares outstanding: 68.16m
- Website: https://www.stepenergyservices.com
Number of Employees
- STEP Energy Services Ltd.
- Bow Valley Square II
- 1200, 205-5th Avenue SW
- T2P 2V7
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/27 00:09|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/26 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.