STM Group Plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides various financial services in Gibraltar, Malta, Spain, the United Kingdom, Jersey, and internationally. More Details
Very undervalued with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has STM Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: STM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: STM's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Capital Markets
1 Year Return
GB Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: STM exceeded the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 8.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STM exceeded the UK Market which returned 17% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is STM Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is STM Group 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: STM (£0.33) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£1.08)
Significantly Below Fair Value: STM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: STM is good value based on its PE Ratio (11x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (14.9x).
PE vs Market: STM is good value based on its PE Ratio (11x) compared to the UK market (23.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: STM is good value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: STM is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.8x).
How is STM Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: STM's forecast earnings growth (11.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: STM's earnings (11.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (16.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: STM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: STM's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: STM's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.2% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: STM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.8%).
How has STM Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: STM has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: STM's current net profit margins (7.4%) are lower than last year (16.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: STM's earnings have declined by 0.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: STM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: STM had negative earnings growth (-52.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (21.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: STM's Return on Equity (4.6%) is considered low.
How is STM Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STM's short term assets (£32.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (£17.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: STM's short term assets (£32.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (£2.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STM's debt to equity ratio (4.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: STM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1.2% to 4.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: STM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (144.6%).
Interest Coverage: STM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.3x coverage).
What is STM Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: STM's dividend (4.24%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.32%).
High Dividend: STM's dividend (4.24%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.04%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: STM's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: STM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (46.8%), STM's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: STM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (38.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Alan Kentish (55 yo)
Mr. Alan Roy Kentish, ACA ACII AIRM has been the Chief Executive Officer at STM Group Plc since September 2016. Mr. Kentish served as an Interim Chief Executive Officer of STM Group Plc from April 1, 2016 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Alan's total compensation ($USD282.01K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD331.17K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Alan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: STM's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: STM's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
STM Group Plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: STM Group Plc
- Ticker: STM
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: UK£19.245m
- Shares outstanding: 58.32m
- Website: https://www.stmgroupplc.com
Number of Employees
- STM Group Plc
- 5 Chancery Lane
- Suite 315
- Greater London
- EC4A 1BL
- United Kingdom
STM Group Plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides various financial services in Gibraltar, Malta, Spain, the United Kingdom, Jersey, and internationally. It operates in four segments: Pensions, Life ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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