Standard Life Aberdeen plc provides asset management services in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, and Asia. More Details
Excellent balance sheet and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Standard Life Aberdeen's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SLA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SLA'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: SLA exceeded the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 15.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SLA underperformed the UK Market which returned 28% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Standard Life Aberdeen's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Standard Life Aberdeen undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SLA (£2.65) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£2.13)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SLA is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SLA is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.9x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (20.3x).
PE vs Market: SLA is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.9x) compared to the UK market (25.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SLA's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SLA is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.8x).
How is Standard Life Aberdeen forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SLA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-8.7% per year).
Earnings vs Market: SLA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-8.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SLA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SLA's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-27.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SLA's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-27.7% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SLA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5.1%).
How has Standard Life Aberdeen performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SLA has a large one-off loss of £1.4B impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SLA's current net profit margins (23.5%) are higher than last year (5.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SLA's earnings have declined by 33.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SLA's earnings growth over the past year (316.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-33.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SLA earnings growth over the past year (316.3%) exceeded the Capital Markets industry 3.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SLA's Return on Equity (12.5%) is considered low.
How is Standard Life Aberdeen's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SLA's short term assets (£3.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (£854.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: SLA's short term assets (£3.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (£2.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SLA's debt to equity ratio (12.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SLA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 41.8% to 12.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SLA's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (6.7%).
Interest Coverage: SLA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (64.8x coverage).
What is Standard Life Aberdeen current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SLA's dividend (5.52%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.37%).
High Dividend: SLA's dividend (5.52%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.07%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SLA's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SLA's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (37.9%), SLA's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SLA's dividends in 3 years are not forecast to be well covered by earnings (104.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Stephen Bird (53 yo)
Mr. Stephen Bird, MBA, has been Director at Standard Life Aberdeen Plc since July 1, 2020 and also serves as its Chief Executive Officer since September 1, 2020. Mr. Bird served as the Chief Executive Offi...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stephen's total compensation ($USD2.09M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD2.25M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Stephen's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: SLA's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SLA's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SLA 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.
Standard Life Aberdeen plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Standard Life Aberdeen plc
- Ticker: SLA
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1825
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: UK£5.593b
- Shares outstanding: 2.11b
- Website: https://www.standardlifeaberdeen.com
Number of Employees
- Standard Life Aberdeen plc
- 1 George Street
- EH2 2LL
- United Kingdom
Standard Life Aberdeen plc provides asset management services in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, and Asia. The company offers investment solutions and funds; long-term savings and investment pro...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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