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Executive Summary

Olam International Limited engages in the sourcing, processing, packaging, and merchandising of agricultural products worldwide. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet unattractive dividend payer.

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Share Price & News

How has Olam International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: O32 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of SG stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: O32's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




SG Consumer Retailing


SG Market

1 Year Return




SG Consumer Retailing


SG Market

Return vs Industry: O32 exceeded the SG Consumer Retailing industry which returned 0.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: O32 matched the SG Market which returned 22.1% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-1.1%-1.5%0.4%
30 Day6.1%1.9%3.7%
90 Day10.9%0.7%6.3%
1 Year28.8%21.8%5.3%0.8%27.7%22.1%
3 Year-14.1%-24.5%-26.6%-34.8%-0.2%-12.0%
5 Year22.2%0.3%-2.2%-17.9%20.9%-0.2%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Olam International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Olam International 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: O32 (SGD1.73) is trading above our estimate of fair value (SGD1.66)

Significantly Below Fair Value: O32 is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: O32 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.2x) compared to the SG Consumer Retailing industry average (21.1x).

PE vs Market: O32 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.2x) compared to the SG market (16.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate O32's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: O32's PB Ratio (0.9x) is in line with the SG Consumer Retailing industry average.

Future Growth

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


Forecasted Consumer Retailing 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 Olam International 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.

Past Performance

How has Olam International performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: O32 has a large one-off loss of SGD493.6M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: O32's current net profit margins (0.5%) are lower than last year (0.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: O32 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 25.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: O32's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: O32 had negative earnings growth (-28.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Retailing industry average (16.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: O32's Return on Equity (3%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Olam International's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: O32's short term assets (SGD17.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (SGD12.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: O32's short term assets (SGD17.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (SGD8.0B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: O32's debt to equity ratio (219.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: O32's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 229% to 219.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: O32's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: O32's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.4x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is Olam International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayApr 17 2021Ex Dividend DateApr 30 2021Dividend Pay DateMay 10 202110 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 12 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: O32's dividend (4.34%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (1.87%).

High Dividend: O32's dividend (4.34%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (4.62%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: O32's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: O32's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (126.5%), O32's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

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


Average management tenure


Sunny Verghese (60 yo)

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Mr. Sunny George Verghese is a Co-Founder of Olam International Limited. Mr. Verghese serves as Group Chief Executive Officer of Olam International Limited and also serves as Chief Executive Officer of Ola...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: O32's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: O32's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 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.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Olam International Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Olam International Limited
  • Ticker: O32
  • Exchange: SGX
  • Founded: 1989
  • Industry: Food Distributors
  • Sector: Consumer Retailing
  • Market Cap: S$7.172b
  • Shares outstanding: 3.21b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Olam International Limited
  • No. 20-01 Marina One East Tower
  • 7 Straits View
  • Singapore
  • 18936
  • Singapore



Olam International Limited engages in the sourcing, processing, packaging, and merchandising of agricultural products worldwide. It operates through Olam Food Ingredients, Olam Global Agri, and Olam Intern...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/04/17 11:02
End of Day Share Price2021/04/16 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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.