The Straits Trading Company Limited is a conglomerate-investment company with operations resources, property, and hospitality businesses.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||S$3.41|
|52 Week High||S$1.52|
|52 Week Low||S$3.42|
|1 Month Change||10.36%|
|3 Month Change||18.82%|
|1 Year Change||118.59%|
|3 Year Change||64.73%|
|5 Year Change||71.36%|
|Change since IPO||52.12%|
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|S20||SG Metals and Mining||SG Market|
Return vs Industry: S20 exceeded the SG Metals and Mining industry which returned 88.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: S20 exceeded the SG Market which returned 22.6% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: S20 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of SG stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: S20's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
The Straits Trading Company Limited is a conglomerate-investment company with operations resources, property, and hospitality businesses. It operates in four segments: Resources, Real Estate, Hospitality, and Others. The company engages in the smelting of tin concentrates and tin bearing materials.
Straits Trading Fundamentals Summary
|S20 fundamental statistics|
Is S20 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|S20 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||S$278.07m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.41|
|Net Profit Margin||39.85%|
How did S20 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.8%Current Dividend Yield
Is Straits Trading 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: S20 (SGD3.41) is trading above our estimate of fair value (SGD1.09)
Significantly Below Fair Value: S20 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: S20 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (8.2x) compared to the SG Metals and Mining industry average (8.1x).
PE vs Market: S20 is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.2x) compared to the SG market (13.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate S20's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: S20 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the SG Metals and Mining industry average (2x).
How is Straits Trading forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Materials 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 Straits Trading 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.
How has Straits Trading performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: S20 has a large one-off gain of SGD95.3M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: S20's current net profit margins (39.8%) are higher than last year (14.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: S20's earnings have grown by 14% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: S20's earnings growth over the past year (256.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (14% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: S20 earnings growth over the past year (256.2%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 90.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: S20's Return on Equity (11.7%) is considered low.
How is Straits Trading's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: S20's short term assets (SGD633.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (SGD608.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: S20's short term assets (SGD633.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities (SGD684.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: S20's debt to equity ratio (65.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: S20's debt to equity ratio has increased from 40.2% to 65.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: S20's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: S20's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.8x coverage).
What is Straits Trading current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: S20's dividend (1.76%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (1.95%).
High Dividend: S20's dividend (1.76%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (5.24%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: S20's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: S20's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (14.2%), S20's dividend payments are thoroughly 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Heng Chew Teng, also known as Eric, BBM, PBM, has been Chief Executive Officer of Straits Developments Private Limited at The Straits Trading Company Limited since October 1, 2019. He served as the Adv...
Experienced Management: S20's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: S20's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: S20 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.
The Straits Trading Company Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Straits Trading Company Limited
- Ticker: S20
- Exchange: SGX
- Founded: 1887
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: S$1.387b
- Shares outstanding: 406.82m
- Website: https://www.stc.com.sg
Number of Employees
- The Straits Trading Company Limited
- Guoco Tower
- No. 15-01, 1 Wallich Street
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/20 15:14|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/20 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.