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Stanley Motta JMSE:SML Stock Report

Last Price


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01 Oct, 2022


Company Financials
SML fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6

SML Stock Overview

Stanley Motta Limited engages in the rental of properties to BPO sector in Jamaica and St.

Stanley Motta Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Stanley Motta
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceJA$4.95
52 Week HighJA$6.00
52 Week LowJA$4.02
1 Month Change-1.00%
3 Month Change-11.61%
1 Year Change-13.16%
3 Year Change-21.18%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO7.61%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

SMLJM Real EstateJM Market

Return vs Industry: SML underperformed the JM Real Estate industry which returned 5.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SML underperformed the JM Market which returned -6.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is SML's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SML volatility
SML Average Weekly Movement13.6%
Real Estate Industry Average Movement6.1%
Market Average Movement9.5%
10% most volatile stocks in JM Market16.0%
10% least volatile stocks in JM Market5.6%

Stable Share Price: SML is more volatile than 75% of JM stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SML's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of JM stocks.

About the Company

1948n/aMelanie Subratie

Stanley Motta Limited engages in the rental of properties to BPO sector in Jamaica and St. Lucia. The company was incorporated in 1948 and is based in Kingston, Jamaica.

Stanley Motta Fundamentals Summary

How do Stanley Motta's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SML fundamental statistics
Market CapJA$3.75b
Earnings (TTM)JA$798.57m
Revenue (TTM)JA$505.17m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SML income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueJA$76.90m
Gross ProfitJA$428.28m
Other Expenses-JA$370.29m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)1.05
Gross Margin84.78%
Net Profit Margin158.08%
Debt/Equity Ratio15.3%

How did SML perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is SML undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for SML?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

SML key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue9.3x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA13.2x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does SML's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

SML PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for SML vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average10.8x
FIRSTROCKJMD First Rock Real Estate Investments
PJAM PanJam Investment
KPREIT Kingston Properties
CTPL5 I.C.P. Israel Citrus Plantations
SML Stanley Motta

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: SML is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.7x) compared to the peer average (10.8x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does SML's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the South American Real Estate Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: SML is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.7x) compared to the South American Real Estate industry average (8.2x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is SML'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.

SML PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio4.7x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SML's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of SML when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: SML (JMD4.95) is trading above our estimate of fair value (JMD3.26)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SML is trading above our estimate of fair value.

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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Future Growth

How is Stanley Motta forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Real Estate 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 Stanley Motta 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 Stanley Motta'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.

Past Performance

How has Stanley Motta performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SML has a large one-off gain of JMD554.0M impacting its June 30 2022 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: SML's current net profit margins are lower than last year .

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SML's earnings have declined by 25.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SML's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: SML had negative earnings growth (-7.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Real Estate industry average (35.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: SML's Return on Equity (14.7%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Stanley Motta's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SML's short term assets (JMD106.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (JMD99.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: SML's short term assets (JMD106.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities (JMD1.0B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SML's net debt to equity ratio (13.8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: SML's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 68.2% to 15.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SML's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38.8%).

Interest Coverage: SML's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.6x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Stanley Motta current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Stanley Motta Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Stanley Motta dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Stanley Motta)7.3%
Market Bottom 25% (JM)1.6%
Market Top 25% (JM)3.5%
Industry Average (Real Estate)4.3%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Stanley Motta)n/a

Notable Dividend: SML's dividend (7.31%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JM market (1.61%).

High Dividend: SML's dividend (7.31%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the JM market (3.47%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SML has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: SML's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (16.9%), SML's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: At its current cash payout ratio (84.6%), SML's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Melanie Subratie

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Mrs. Melanie M. Subratie, BSc, (Hons), serves as Director at Lumber Depot Limited since December 2021. She serves as Director at Productive Business Solutions Limited. Mrs. Subratie serves as Director at E...


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.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of SML?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Individual Insiders500,0000.07%
General Public159,464,93821.0%
Private Companies255,767,14733.8%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Top 13 shareholders own 78.96% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Stony Hill Capital Limited
113,844,873JMD563.5m0%no data
Victoria Mutual Wealth Management Limited, Asset Management Arm
Caona Investments Limited
75,782,849JMD375.1m0%no data
GA Insurance Ltd., Asset Management Arm
73,591,200JMD364.3m0%no data
Victoria Mutual Pensions Management Ltd.
Pam- Lascelles Demercado Defined Contribution Fund
52,284,916JMD258.8m0%no data
NCB Capital Markets Limited
Perseverance Limited
37,891,425JMD187.6m0%no data
AIC (Barbados) Ltd.
28,248,000JMD139.8m0%no data
Blondell Walker
200,000JMD990.0k0%no data
Andrea Kinach
100,000JMD495.0k0%no data
Sandra Alicia Glasgow
100,000JMD495.0k0%no data
Minna Israel
100,000JMD495.0k0%no data

Company Information

Stanley Motta Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Stanley Motta Limited
  • Ticker: SML
  • Exchange: JMSE
  • Founded: 1948
  • Industry: Real Estate Operating Companies
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Implied Market Cap: JA$3.751b
  • Shares outstanding: 757.83m
  • Website:


  • Stanley Motta Limited
  • 58 Half Way Tree Road
  • Kingston
  • 10
  • Jamaica


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SMLJMSE (The Jamaica Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesJMJMDAug 2018

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/01 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/30 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.