Sanford Limited engages in farming, harvesting, processing, storing, and marketing of seafood products. More Details
Moderate growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Sanford's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SAN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of NZ stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SAN's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SAN exceeded the NZ Food industry which returned -43.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SAN underperformed the NZ Market which returned 15.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sanford's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Sanford undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SAN (NZ$4.64) is trading above our estimate of fair value (NZ$1.99)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SAN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SAN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.3x) compared to the NZ Food industry average (16.6x).
PE vs Market: SAN is good value based on its PE Ratio (19.3x) compared to the NZ market (23.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SAN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SAN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the NZ Food industry average (1x).
How is Sanford forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SAN's forecast earnings growth (18.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2.1%).
Earnings vs Market: SAN's earnings (18.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the NZ market (7.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SAN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SAN's revenue (6.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the NZ market (6.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SAN's revenue (6.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SAN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (4.5%).
How has Sanford performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SAN has a large one-off gain of NZ$5.4M impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SAN's current net profit margins (4.8%) are lower than last year (7.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SAN's earnings have grown by 3.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SAN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SAN had negative earnings growth (-46.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (1.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SAN's Return on Equity (3.7%) is considered low.
How is Sanford's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SAN's short term assets (NZ$193.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (NZ$120.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: SAN's short term assets (NZ$193.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities (NZ$199.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SAN's debt to equity ratio (30.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SAN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 30.3% to 30.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SAN's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (10%).
Interest Coverage: SAN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.8x coverage).
What is Sanford current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SAN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SAN'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 SAN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SAN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SAN is not paying a notable dividend for the NZ market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SAN'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 board tenure
Mr. Peter Robertson Reidie has been Chief Executive Officer of Sanford Limited since April 6, 2021. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Farmlands Co-operative Society Limited until April 6, 2021. M...
Experienced Board: SAN's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 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: SAN 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.
Sanford Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sanford Limited
- Ticker: SAN
- Exchange: NZSE
- Founded: 1881
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: NZ$433.868m
- Shares outstanding: 93.51m
- Website: https://www.sanford.co.nz
Number of Employees
- Sanford Limited
- 22 Jellicoe Street
- Freemans Bay
- New Zealand
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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