Starvest plc is a venture capital firm specializing in growth capital, early stage and mid stage investments, seed/startup, small company new issues, and pre-initial public offering opportunities.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£0.17|
|52 Week High||UK£0.14|
|52 Week Low||UK£0.33|
|1 Month Change||6.45%|
|3 Month Change||-10.81%|
|1 Year Change||-12.47%|
|3 Year Change||667.44%|
|5 Year Change||633.33%|
|Change since IPO||-25.00%|
Recent News & Updates
|SVE||GB Capital Markets||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: SVE underperformed the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 14.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SVE underperformed the UK Market which returned 19.4% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: SVE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SVE's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Starvest plc is a venture capital firm specializing in growth capital, early stage and mid stage investments, seed/startup, small company new issues, and pre-initial public offering opportunities. It invests in alternative investment market (AIM) companies engaged in the natural resources sectors including minerals and precious metals exploration. It may also diversify in agriculture and fertilizers sectors.
Starvest Fundamentals Summary
|SVE fundamental statistics|
Is SVE overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SVE income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£0|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.17|
|Net Profit Margin||0.00%|
How did SVE perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Starvest 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: SVE (£0.17) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.31)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SVE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SVE is good value based on its PE Ratio (1x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (14.2x).
PE vs Market: SVE is good value based on its PE Ratio (1x) compared to the UK market (23.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SVE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SVE is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.9x).
How is Starvest forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Diversified Financials 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 Starvest 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.
How has Starvest performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SVE has a large one-off gain of £12.3M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: Insufficient data to determine if SVE's profit margins have improved over the past year.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SVE has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 86.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SVE's earnings growth over the past year (338.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (86.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SVE earnings growth over the past year (338.6%) exceeded the Capital Markets industry 36.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SVE's Return on Equity (68.2%) is considered outstanding.
How is Starvest's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SVE's short term assets (£155.2K) exceed its short term liabilities (£84.7K).
Long Term Liabilities: SVE's short term assets (£155.2K) do not cover its long term liabilities (£2.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SVE is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SVE has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 13.9%.
Debt Coverage: SVE has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: SVE has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Starvest current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SVE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SVE'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 SVE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SVE's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SVE is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SVE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Callum Baxter (51 yo)
Mr. Callum Newton Baxter, MSc (Ore Deposit Geology), MAIG, MAusIMM, had been the Chief Technology Officer at Greatland Gold plc until August 31, 2021. He had been the Chief Technical Director at Greatland...
Experienced Board: SVE's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Starvest plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Starvest plc
- Ticker: SVE
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: UK£9.567m
- Shares outstanding: 57.98m
- Website: https://www.starvest.co.uk
- Starvest plc
- 33 St James's Square
- Greater London
- SW1Y 4JS
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/17 22:27|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/17 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.