SVE

StarvestAIM:SVE Stock Report

Market Cap

UK£9.6m

7D

0%

1Y

-12.5%

Updated

17 Sep, 2021

Data

Company Financials
SVE fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation5/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

SVE Overview

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

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Starvest
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£0.17
52 Week HighUK£0.14
52 Week LowUK£0.33
Beta0.96
1 Month Change6.45%
3 Month Change-10.81%
1 Year Change-12.47%
3 Year Change667.44%
5 Year Change633.33%
Change since IPO-25.00%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

SVEGB Capital MarketsGB Market
7D0%-0.7%-1.0%
1Y-12.5%11.7%19.2%

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.

Price Volatility

Is SVE's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SVE volatility
SVE Beta0.96
Industry Beta0.78
Market Beta1

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

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2000n/aCallum Baxterhttps://www.starvest.co.uk

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

How do Starvest's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SVE fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£9.57m
Earnings (TTM)UK£10.00m
Revenue (TTM)n/a

1.0x

P/E Ratio

0x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SVE income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£0
Cost of RevenueUK£0
Gross ProfitUK£0
Expenses-UK£10.00m
EarningsUK£10.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.17
Gross Margin0.00%
Net Profit Margin0.00%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did SVE perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

46.6%

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).


Future Growth

How is Starvest forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

12.3%

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.


Past Performance

How has Starvest performed over the past 5 years?

86.9%

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.


Financial Health

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.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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.


Next Steps

Management

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

5.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Callum Baxter (51 yo)

6yrs

Tenure

UK£70,000

Compensation

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...


Board Members

Experienced Board: SVE's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Starvest plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • 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

Location

  • Starvest plc
  • 33 St James's Square
  • London
  • Greater London
  • SW1Y 4JS
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/17 22:27
End of Day Share Price2021/09/17 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/09/30


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.