Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Pyxus International, Inc., an agricultural company, engages in the provision of various agricultural products, ingredients, and services to businesses and customers.

Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet and overvalued.

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Share Price & News

How has Pyxus International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: DM8N's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




DE Tobacco


DE Market

1 Year Return




DE Tobacco


DE Market

Return vs Industry: DM8N underperformed the German Tobacco industry which returned 3.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DM8N underperformed the German Market which returned 12.8% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day3.5%-0.8%-0.9%
30 Day-44.9%-2.9%0.6%
90 Day-41.8%10.5%2.9%
1 Year-81.8%-81.8%11.7%3.2%16.3%12.8%
3 Year-67.4%-67.4%-25.5%-38.2%15.8%5.7%
5 Year-52.8%-52.8%4.7%-19.7%19.7%3.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Pyxus International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News

No news available


Is Pyxus International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate DM8N's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate DM8N's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: DM8N is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Tobacco industry average.

PE vs Market: DM8N is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate DM8N's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: DM8N is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the XE Tobacco industry average (1.4x).

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Future Growth

How is Pyxus International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?


Forecasted Food, Beverage & Tobacco industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Pyxus International has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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Past Performance

How has Pyxus International performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DM8N is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: DM8N is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DM8N is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -19.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare DM8N's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: DM8N is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Tobacco industry (-18.5%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: DM8N has a negative Return on Equity (-120.74%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is Pyxus International's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DM8N's short term assets ($1.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($804.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: DM8N's short term assets ($1.3B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.1B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DM8N's debt to equity ratio (1611.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: DM8N's debt to equity ratio has increased from 562.1% to 1611.5% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: DM8N has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: DM8N's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.8x debt).

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: DM8N has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: DM8N has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -41.4% each year

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What is Pyxus International's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market


Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate DM8N's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DM8N's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DM8N's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DM8N'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 DM8N's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.

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


Average management tenure


J. Sikkel (55yo)





Mr. J. Pieter Sikkel has been the President of Pyxus International, Inc. (formerly known as Alliance One International, Inc.) since December 14, 2010 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since March 1, ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: J.'s total compensation ($USD1.43M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD413.13K).

Compensation vs Earnings: J.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

J. Sikkel
Chairman6.9yrsUS$1.43m0.45% $170.2k
Joel Thomas
Executive VP & CFO6.1yrsUS$859.53k0.19% $74.0k
William O'Quinn
Senior VP8.8yrsUS$641.74k0.17% $64.6k
Laura Jones
Senior Vice President of Human Resources9.1yrsUS$456.86k0.050% $19.2k
Jose Costa Garcia
Executive Vice President of Value Added Agricultural Products0yrsUS$707.39k0.17% $64.9k
Tracy Purvis
Executive Vice President of Business Services1.4yrsUS$487.87k0.051% $19.3k
Bryan Mazur
Executive Vice President of Global Specialty Products2.1yrsUS$655.98kno data
Philip Garofolo
VP, Controller & Principal Accounting Officer1.2yrsno datano data
Michael Shannon
VP & Treasurer3.3yrsno data0.0095% $3.6k
Hampton Poole
Director of Supply Chain6.1yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: DM8N's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.1 years average tenure).

Board Members

J. Sikkel
Chairman6.9yrsUS$1.43m0.45% $170.2k
John Rice
Independent Director6.7yrsUS$162.09k0.23% $87.3k
Mark Kehaya
Independent Director14.8yrsUS$166.62k5.65% $2.2m
Martin Wade
Independent Director19yrsUS$152.40k0.32% $121.5k
Charles Green
Independent Director16.5yrsUS$166.99k0.35% $134.5k
Nigel Howard
Independent Director14.8yrsUS$158.20k0.33% $126.3k
Jeffrey Eckmann
Lead Independent Director1.5yrsUS$182.44k0.26% $99.8k
Donna Grier
Independent Director1.3yrsUS$58.90k0.064% $24.3k
Joyce Fitzpatrick
Independent Director7.7yrsUS$152.90k0.25% $95.1k
Daniel Castle
Independent Director1yrsUS$19.80k0.046% $17.6k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: DM8N's board of directors are considered experienced (7.2 years average tenure).


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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Pyxus International, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Pyxus International, Inc.
  • Ticker: DM8N
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1873
  • Industry: Tobacco
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: US$41.481m
  • Listing Market Cap: US$38.188m
  • Shares outstanding: 9.18m
  • Website: https://www.pyxusintl.com

Number of Employees


  • Pyxus International, Inc.
  • 8001 Aerial Center Parkway
  • Post Office Box 2009
  • Morrisville
  • North Carolina
  • 27560
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
PYXNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesUSUSDApr 1995
DM8NDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURApr 1995


Pyxus International, Inc., an agricultural company, engages in the provision of various agricultural products, ingredients, and services to businesses and customers. It offers leaf tobacco; e-liquids used in vaporizers, electronic cigarettes, and other vaping hardware and accessories; and industrial hemp-derived cannabidiol products. The company was formerly known as Alliance One International, Inc. and changed its name to Pyxus International, Inc. in September 2018. Pyxus International, Inc. was founded in 1873 and is based in Morrisville, North Carolina. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/23 22:16
End of Day Share Price2020/02/21 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/03/31

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.