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Market Cap

US$312.6m

Last Updated

2021/07/31 22:21 UTC

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Company Financials

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 not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.

Volatility Over Time: STON's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.7%

STON

-2.0%

US Consumer Services

-0.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

247.4%

STON

-50.9%

US Consumer Services

35.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: STON exceeded the US Consumer Services industry which returned -50.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: STON exceeded the US Market which returned 35.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

STONIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.7%-2.0%-0.5%
30 Day0%-20.9%0.09%
90 Day7.7%-42.4%3.2%
1 Year247.4%247.4%-50.7%-50.9%38.0%35.9%
3 Year-38.8%-38.8%-23.4%-26.4%62.8%52.6%
5 Year-87.9%-89.0%61.5%50.4%121.2%96.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: STON ($2.65) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.7)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: STON is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Consumer Services industry average.

PE vs Market: STON is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: STON has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Consumer Services industry average.


Future Growth

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

37.9%

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.


Past Performance

How has StoneMor performed over the past 5 years?

-19.7%

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 19.7% 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 (55.3%).


Return on Equity

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


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: Whilst unprofitable STON has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: STON is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 12% per year.


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.


Next Steps

Management

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

2.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Joe Redling (62 yo)

3yrs

Tenure

US$2,371,285

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 ($USD2.37M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.72M).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: STON's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: STON's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 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: 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 24.8%.


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: NaN
  • Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: US$312.607m
  • Shares outstanding: 117.96m
  • Website: https://www.stonemor.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • StoneMor Inc.
  • 3331 Street Road
  • Suite 200
  • Bensalem
  • Pennsylvania
  • 19020
  • United States

Listings


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 Analysis2021/07/31 22:21
End of Day Share Price2021/07/30 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
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.