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Executive Summary

StoneMor Inc. owns and operates cemeteries and funeral homes in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: STON is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: STON's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

40.4%

STON

-0.5%

US Consumer Services

2.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

19.8%

STON

33.9%

US Consumer Services

19.7%

US Market

Return vs Industry: STON underperformed the US Consumer Services industry which returned 36.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: STON matched the US Market which returned 20.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

STONIndustryMarket
7 Day40.4%-0.5%2.8%
30 Day44.6%2.1%8.0%
90 Day62.8%1.1%6.8%
1 Year19.8%19.8%34.3%33.9%22.4%19.7%
3 Year-81.0%-81.0%65.8%59.8%47.3%37.5%
5 Year-94.3%-95.3%245.4%220.5%93.6%72.3%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is StoneMor undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether StoneMor is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as StoneMor has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of STON's management and see if the CEO's compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don't know where to start, we recommend reading through StoneMor regulatory filings.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Consumer Services industry.

Future Growth

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

61.4%

Forecasted Consumer Services 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 StoneMor 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.


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Past Performance

How has StoneMor performed over the past 5 years?

-28.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: STON is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: STON is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: STON is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 28.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare STON's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: STON is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Services industry (11.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: STON's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


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Financial Health

How is StoneMor's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: STON has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: STON has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: STON has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: STON's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: STON has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: STON has sufficient cash runway for 1.8 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 3.4% each year.


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Dividend

What is StoneMor current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate STON's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate STON'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 STON's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if STON's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: STON is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of STON's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

2.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Joe Redling (61 yo)

2.33yrs

Tenure

US$3,294,057

Compensation

Mr. Joseph M. Redling, also known as Joe, has been Chief Executive Officer, President and Director at StoneMor Inc. since July 17, 2018. Mr. Redling served as the Chief Operating Officer of Vonage Holdings...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Joe's total compensation ($USD3.29M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.10M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Joe's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Joseph Redling
President2.33yrsUS$3.29m1.13%
$ 1.8m
Jeffrey DiGiovanni
Senior VP & CFO1.17yrsUS$795.79k0.034%
$ 53.7k
Austin So
Senior VP4.33yrsUS$1.06m0.097%
$ 152.0k
Thomas Connolly
Senior Vice President of Business Planning & Operationsno datano datano data
Charlotte Igou
Vice President of Accounting & Corporate Controller0.83yrno datano data
Lindsay Granson
National Vice President of Sales & Marketing2.42yrsno datano data
Gina Mack
Vice-President of Human Resources3.17yrsno datano data
Jack Omer
Divisional President2.17yrsno datano data
Robert Page
Western Division President2yrsno datano data
Marc Bing-Zaremba
Divisional President of East0.83yrno datano data
Chris Hamiel
Vice-President of Operations Support2yrsno datano data
Michael Puskar
Vice President of Corporate Finance and M&Ano datano datano data

2.1yrs

Average Tenure

50.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: STON's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Joseph Redling
President2.33yrsUS$3.29m1.13%
$ 1.8m
Robert Hellman
Independent Director16.58yrsUS$74.25k0.035%
$ 55.3k
David Miller
Independent Director1.42yrsUS$48.50k0.77%
$ 1.2m
Kevin Patrick
Director0.17yrno datano data
Patricia Wellenbach
Independent Director2.58yrsUS$162.50k0.0051%
$ 8.1k
Stephen Negrotti
Independent Director2.58yrsUS$174.25k0.041%
$ 64.7k
Andrew Axelrod
Chairman of the Board1.42yrsUS$47.63kno data
Spencer Goldenberg
Independent Director1.42yrsUS$45.50kno data

1.9yrs

Average Tenure

60.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: STON's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: STON insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 176.5%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

StoneMor Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: StoneMor Inc.
  • Ticker: STON
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: US$156.769m
  • Shares outstanding: 117.87m
  • Website: https://www.stonemor.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • StoneMor Inc.
  • 3600 Horizon Boulevard
  • Suite 100
  • Trevose
  • Pennsylvania
  • 19053
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
3V8DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesNew Common StockDEEURSep 2004
STONNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesNew Common StockUSUSDSep 2004

Biography

StoneMor Inc. owns and operates cemeteries and funeral homes in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Cemetery Operations and Funeral Home Operations. The Cemetery Operations segment pro...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/26 00:26
End of Day Share Price2020/11/25 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.