Scott Technology Limited, an investment holding company, designs, manufactures, sells, and services automated and robotic production lines, and processes for various industries in New Zealand and internationally.
Excellent balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Scott Technology's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SCT has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SCT underperformed the NZ Machinery industry which returned -13% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SCT underperformed the NZ Market which returned 2.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Scott Technology's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Scott Technology 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: SCT (NZ$1.75) is trading above our estimate of fair value (NZ$0.82)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SCT is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SCT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XO Machinery industry average.
PE vs Market: SCT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the NZ market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SCT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SCT is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the XO Machinery industry average (1.8x).
How is Scott Technology forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Capital Goods 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 Scott Technology 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.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Examine Scott Technology'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.
- Scott Technology competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Capital Goods industry.
How has Scott Technology performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SCT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SCT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SCT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 3.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SCT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SCT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Machinery industry (37.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SCT has a negative Return on Equity (-10.51%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Scott Technology's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SCT's short term assets (NZ$83.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (NZ$75.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: SCT's short term assets (NZ$83.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (NZ$21.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SCT's debt to equity ratio (20.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SCT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 53.9% to 20.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SCT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (39.9%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if SCT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Scott Technology current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SCT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SCT'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 SCT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SCT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SCT is not paying a notable dividend for the NZ market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SCT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the NZ market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. John Robert Kippenberger serves as Group Chief Executive Officer of Scott Technology Limited.
|Group Chief Executive Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||0.58yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Director of Marketing & People||2.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Technical Officer of HTS-110||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SCT's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Alternate Director||3.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||13.58yrs||NZ$125.00k||0.52% |
|Non Independent Director||4.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Non Independent Director||4.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Director||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||1.83yrs||NZ$70.00k||no data|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||1.42yrs||NZ$33.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: SCT's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 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.
Scott Technology Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Scott Technology Limited
- Ticker: SCT
- Exchange: NZSE
- Founded: 1913
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: NZ$137.044m
- Shares outstanding: 78.31m
- Website: https://www.scottautomation.com
Number of Employees
- Scott Technology Limited
- Private Bag 1960
- New Zealand
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SCT||NZSE (New Zealand Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||NZ||NZD||Jul 1997|
Scott Technology Limited, an investment holding company, designs, manufactures, sells, and services automated and robotic production lines, and processes for various industries in New Zealand and internati ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/05 10:41|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/05 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.