SEPL Stock Overview
Seplat Energy Plc engages in the oil and gas exploration and production, and gas processing activities in Nigeria.
Seplat Energy Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£1.18|
|52 Week High||UK£1.39|
|52 Week Low||UK£0.68|
|1 Month Change||-5.62%|
|3 Month Change||25.00%|
|1 Year Change||25.00%|
|3 Year Change||0.21%|
|5 Year Change||49.21%|
|Change since IPO||-44.58%|
Recent News & Updates
|SEPL||GB Oil and Gas||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: SEPL exceeded the UK Oil and Gas industry which returned 23% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SEPL exceeded the UK Market which returned -2.7% over the past year.
|SEPL Average Weekly Movement||8.6%|
|Oil and Gas Industry Average Movement||9.5%|
|Market Average Movement||6.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||11.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||3.1%|
Stable Share Price: SEPL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SEPL's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Seplat Energy Plc engages in the oil and gas exploration and production, and gas processing activities in Nigeria. It generates hydrocarbon through seven oil and gas blocks in the Niger Delta region. The company also engages in the renewable energy generation activities.
Seplat Energy Fundamentals Summary
|SEPL fundamental statistics|
Is SEPL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SEPL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$472.83m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.21|
|Net Profit Margin||14.91%|
How did SEPL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
6.8%Current Dividend Yield
Is Seplat Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 6/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SEPL (£1.18) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£1.77)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SEPL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SEPL is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7x) compared to the UK Oil and Gas industry average (10.4x).
PE vs Market: SEPL is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7x) compared to the UK market (15.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SEPL is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SEPL is good value based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (0.5x) compared to the GB Oil and Gas industry average (1x).
How is Seplat Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
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: SEPL's forecast earnings growth (24.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: SEPL's earnings (24.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (11.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SEPL's revenue (8.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SEPL's revenue (8.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SEPL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.5%).
How has Seplat Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SEPL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SEPL's current net profit margins (14.9%) are higher than last year (6.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SEPL has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -1.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SEPL's earnings growth over the past year (220.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-1.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SEPL earnings growth over the past year (220.3%) underperformed the Oil and Gas industry 344.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SEPL's Return on Equity (6.5%) is considered low.
How is Seplat Energy's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SEPL's short term assets ($750.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($487.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: SEPL's short term assets ($750.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SEPL's net debt to equity ratio (25.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SEPL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 51.9% to 43.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SEPL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (72.1%).
Interest Coverage: SEPL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.4x coverage).
What is Seplat Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SEPL's dividend (6.8%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.78%).
High Dividend: SEPL's dividend (6.8%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.85%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SEPL has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: SEPL has only been paying a dividend for 8 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (47.5%), SEPL's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (15.3%), SEPL's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Roger Brown (51 yo)
Mr. Roger Thompson Brown has been the Chief Executive Officer of Seplat Energy Plc (formerly known as Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc) since August 01, 2020. Mr. Brown served as the Chief Financia...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Roger's total compensation ($USD2.74M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.39M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Roger's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SEPL's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SEPL'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: SEPL 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.
Seplat Energy Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Seplat Energy Plc
- Ticker: SEPL
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 2009
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Implied Market Cap: UK£686.242m
- Shares outstanding: 584.04m
- Website: https://www.seplatenergy.com
Number of Employees
- Seplat Energy Plc
- 16A Temple Road
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/24 00:00|
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