STERTOOLS Stock Overview
Sterling Tools Limited manufactures and markets high tensile cold forged fasteners to original equipment manufacturers in India.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||₹272.80|
|52 Week High||₹298.00|
|52 Week Low||₹115.00|
|1 Month Change||57.14%|
|3 Month Change||101.11%|
|1 Year Change||49.44%|
|3 Year Change||30.09%|
|5 Year Change||-2.74%|
|Change since IPO||823.18%|
Recent News & Updates
These 4 Measures Indicate That Sterling Tools (NSE:STERTOOLS) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well
Howard Marks put it nicely when he said that, rather than worrying about share price volatility, 'The possibility of...
|STERTOOLS||IN Auto Components||IN Market|
Return vs Industry: STERTOOLS exceeded the Indian Auto Components industry which returned -5.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STERTOOLS exceeded the Indian Market which returned 0.6% over the past year.
|STERTOOLS Average Weekly Movement||10.1%|
|Auto Components Industry Average Movement||6.1%|
|Market Average Movement||7.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in IN Market||9.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in IN Market||4.5%|
Stable Share Price: STERTOOLS is more volatile than 90% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: STERTOOLS's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Indian stocks.
About the Company
Sterling Tools Limited manufactures and markets high tensile cold forged fasteners to original equipment manufacturers in India. The company offers standard, special, chassis, and engine fasteners for use in passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, two wheelers, farm and construction equipment, and off-roadways. It also engages in leasing of immovable property; and manufacture and trading of motor control unit used in automobile industry.
Sterling Tools Fundamentals Summary
|STERTOOLS fundamental statistics|
Is STERTOOLS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|STERTOOLS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||₹3.03b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||7.09|
|Net Profit Margin||5.01%|
How did STERTOOLS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.4%Current Dividend Yield
Is STERTOOLS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 1/6
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 STERTOOLS?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is STERTOOLS's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does STERTOOLS's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|STERTOOLS PE Ratio vs Peers|
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STERTOOLS Sterling Tools
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: STERTOOLS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (38.6x) compared to the peer average (215.4x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does STERTOOLS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the IN Auto Components Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: STERTOOLS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (38.6x) compared to the Indian Auto Components industry average (22.1x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is STERTOOLS'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||38.6x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate STERTOOLS's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of STERTOOLS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: STERTOOLS (₹272.8) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹9.52)
Significantly Below Fair Value: STERTOOLS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate STERTOOLS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is Sterling Tools forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted Automobiles 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 Sterling Tools 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.
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- Examine Sterling Tools's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- Sterling Tools competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
How has Sterling Tools performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: STERTOOLS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: STERTOOLS's current net profit margins (5%) are lower than last year (6.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: STERTOOLS's earnings have declined by 12.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: STERTOOLS's earnings growth over the past year (8.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-12.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: STERTOOLS earnings growth over the past year (8.6%) underperformed the Auto Components industry 33.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: STERTOOLS's Return on Equity (7.2%) is considered low.
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How is Sterling Tools's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STERTOOLS's short term assets (₹2.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹1.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: STERTOOLS's short term assets (₹2.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹775.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STERTOOLS's net debt to equity ratio (22.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: STERTOOLS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 25.1% to 30.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: STERTOOLS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (36.8%).
Interest Coverage: STERTOOLS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.7x coverage).
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What is Sterling Tools's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 1/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: STERTOOLS's dividend (0.37%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.43%).
High Dividend: STERTOOLS's dividend (0.37%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.85%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: STERTOOLS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: STERTOOLS's dividend payments have not increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (14.1%), STERTOOLS's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: STERTOOLS is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Anil Aggarwal (63 yo)
Mr. Anil Aggarwal serves as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Sterling Tools Limited since May 23, 2019, Executive Director since September 30, 1994 and serves as its Chairman. Mr. Aggarwal...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Anil's total compensation ($USD195.18K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD38.25K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Anil's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Board: STERTOOLS's board of directors are considered experienced (7.8 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 Tools Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sterling Tools Limited
- Ticker: STERTOOLS
- Exchange: NSEI
- Founded: 1979
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Implied Market Cap: ₹9.849b
- Shares outstanding: 36.02m
- Website: https://www.stlfasteners.com
Number of Employees
- Sterling Tools Limited
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/29 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/29 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.