SOU Stock Overview
Sound Energy plc, through its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, appraisal, and development of oil and gas assets.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£0.013|
|52 Week High||UK£0.034|
|52 Week Low||UK£0.009|
|1 Month Change||-12.07%|
|3 Month Change||-19.05%|
|1 Year Change||-8.93%|
|3 Year Change||-84.26%|
|5 Year Change||-97.55%|
|Change since IPO||-98.30%|
Recent News & Updates
|SOU||GB Oil and Gas||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: SOU matched the UK Oil and Gas industry which returned -9.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SOU exceeded the UK Market which returned -14.4% over the past year.
|SOU Average Weekly Movement||10.0%|
|Oil and Gas Industry Average Movement||8.6%|
|Market Average Movement||5.2%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.6%|
Stable Share Price: SOU is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SOU's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.
About the Company
Sound Energy plc, through its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, appraisal, and development of oil and gas assets. It holds 75% interests in the Greater Tendrara license covering an area of 14,411 square kilometers; Anoual license totaling an area of 8,873 square kilometers; and Tendrara production concession that covers an area of 133.5 square kilometers located in Eastern Morocco, as well as Sidi Mokhtar license covering an area of 4,712 square kilometers located in Southern Morocco. The company was formerly known as Sound Oil Plc and changed its name to Sound Energy plc in September 2015.
Sound Energy Fundamentals Summary
|SOU fundamental statistics|
Is SOU overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SOU income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£0|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.0091|
|Net Profit Margin||0.00%|
How did SOU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is SOU undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for SOU?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is SOU's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does SOU's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|SOU PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
PPC President Energy
GEEC Great Eastern Energy
PXEN Prospex Energy
EOG Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings)
SOU Sound Energy
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: SOU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.4x) compared to the peer average (15.1x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does SOU's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the GB Oil and Gas Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: SOU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.4x) compared to the UK Oil and Gas industry average (5.4x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is SOU's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||1.4x|
|Fair PE Ratio||13.5x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: SOU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.5x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of SOU when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: SOU (£0.01) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.46)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SOU is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Sound Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SOU's forecast earnings growth (42.9% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: SOU's earnings (42.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (8.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SOU's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SOU is forecast to have no revenue next year.
High Growth Revenue: SOU is forecast to have no revenue next year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if SOU's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Sound Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SOU has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SOU became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SOU has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 16.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SOU has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SOU has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (356.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SOU's Return on Equity (9.3%) is considered low.
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How is Sound Energy's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SOU's short term assets (£14.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (£6.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: SOU's short term assets (£14.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£27.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SOU's net debt to equity ratio (9.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SOU's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 33.8% to 15% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SOU's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: SOU's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8x coverage).
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What is Sound Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Sound Energy Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (Sound Energy)||n/a|
|Market Bottom 25% (GB)||2.1%|
|Market Top 25% (GB)||5.9%|
|Industry Average (Oil and Gas)||7.9%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Sound Energy)||n/a|
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOU'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 SOU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOU's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as SOU has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Sound Energy has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
Experienced Management: SOU's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SOU's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 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: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
|08 Jun 22||BuyUK£200||Marco Fumagalli||Individual||1,000,000||UK£0.0002|
|08 Jun 22||BuyUK£200||Graham Lyon||Individual||1,000,000||UK£0.0002|
|08 Jun 22||BuyUK£100||David Blewden||Individual||500,000||UK£0.0002|
|08 Jun 22||BuyUK£100||Christian Eduard Wilhelm Bukovics||Individual||500,000||UK£0.0002|
|07 Apr 22||BuyUK£5,750||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||250,000||UK£0.023|
|06 Apr 22||BuyUK£1,419||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||58,826||UK£0.024|
|06 Apr 22||SellUK£0||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||148,022||UK£0.025|
|05 Apr 22||BuyUK£2,865||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||125,445||UK£0.023|
|05 Apr 22||SellUK£0||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||270,542||UK£0.024|
|29 Mar 22||SellUK£5,728||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||318,201||UK£0.018|
|28 Mar 22||SellUK£892||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||50,000||UK£0.018|
|17 Mar 22||SellUK£1,492||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||100,000||UK£0.015|
|16 Mar 22||BuyUK£3,823||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||291,606||UK£0.013|
|16 Mar 22||SellUK£4,022||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||302,408||UK£0.013|
|15 Mar 22||BuyUK£2,800||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||200,000||UK£0.014|
|15 Mar 22||SellUK£3,111||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||225,762||UK£0.014|
|11 Mar 22||BuyUK£3,695||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||254,792||UK£0.015|
|11 Mar 22||SellUK£1,225||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||81,997||UK£0.015|
|10 Mar 22||SellUK£388||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||25,973||UK£0.015|
|09 Mar 22||SellUK£624||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||39,772||UK£0.016|
|07 Mar 22||BuyUK£3,000||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||200,000||UK£0.015|
|14 Feb 22||SellUK£352||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||19,141||UK£0.018|
|11 Feb 22||SellUK£4,572||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||250,000||UK£0.018|
|10 Feb 22||BuyUK£6,012||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||333,998||UK£0.018|
|10 Feb 22||SellUK£219||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||12,000||UK£0.018|
|24 Jan 22||SellUK£49,404||Cenkos Securities plc, Asset Management Arm||Company||23,809||UK£2.07|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 13.5%.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Sound Energy plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sound Energy plc
- Ticker: SOU
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Implied Market Cap: UK£23.571m
- Shares outstanding: 1.85b
- Website: https://www.soundenergyplc.com
Number of Employees
- Sound Energy plc
- 20 St Dunstan’s Hill
- Greater London
- EC3R 8HL
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SOU||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jun 2005|
|SNEG.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jun 2005|
|88S1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2005|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/26 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/26 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.