Sterling Energy plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an upstream oil and gas exploration and production company in Africa.
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Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Sterling Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SEY's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
GB Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
GB Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: SEY matched the UK Oil and Gas industry which returned -36.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SEY underperformed the UK Market which returned -25.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sterling Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StImagine Owning Sterling Energy (LON:SEY) While The Price Tanked 53%
5 months ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why We're Not At All Concerned With Sterling Energy's (LON:SEY) Cash Burn Situation
6 months ago | Simply Wall StThe Sterling Energy (LON:SEY) Share Price Is Down 63% So Some Shareholders Are Wishing They Sold
Is Sterling Energy 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 SEY's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SEY's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SEY is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: SEY is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SEY's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SEY is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the GB Oil and Gas industry average (0.4x).
How is Sterling Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted Energy industry annual growth in earnings
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if SEY's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.5%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if SEY's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the UK market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if SEY's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the UK market.
High Growth Revenue: SEY is forecast to have no revenue next year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if SEY's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Sterling Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SEY is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SEY is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SEY is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 19.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SEY's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SEY is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (47.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SEY has a negative Return on Equity (-2.23%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Sterling Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SEY's short term assets ($45.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($239.0K).
Long Term Liabilities: SEY has no long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SEY is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SEY has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Inventory Level: SEY has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if SEY's debt is covered by short term assets.
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: Insufficient data to determine if SEY has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if SEY has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Sterling Energy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SEY's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SEY'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 SEY's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SEY'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 SEY'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
David Marshall (61yo)
Mr. David Lee Marshall is Chief Executive Officer and Director of Sterling Energy plc since June 6, 2018. He joined Sterling Energy in June 2018. He is Director of Diamond Sharp Energy Limited. He was Dire ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD262.33K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD335.89K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare David's compensation with company performance.
|CEO & Director||1.83yrs||US$214.25k||no data|
|Senior Independent Non-Executive Director||3.25yrs||US$51.40k||no data|
|Non-Executive Chairman||3.25yrs||US$102.80k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||3.25yrs||US$37.01k||no data|
Experienced Board: SEY's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Sterling Energy plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sterling Energy plc
- Ticker: SEY
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: UK£16.339m
- Shares outstanding: 220.05m
- Website: https://www.sterlingenergyplc.com
Number of Employees
- Sterling Energy plc
- High Holborn House
- 52-54 High Holborn
- Greater London
- WC1V 6RL
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SEY||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Oct 2002|
|STGA.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Oct 2002|
|TB8A||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 2002|
Sterling Energy plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an upstream oil and gas exploration and production company in Africa. It has 34% interest in an exploration project covering approximately 22,840 square kilometers located in Somaliland. The company was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/04/06 21:01|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/06 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.