StoneMor Inc. owns and operates cemeteries and funeral homes in the United States. More Details
Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
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.
7 Day Return
US Consumer Services
1 Year Return
US Consumer Services
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.
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
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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.
- 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.
How is StoneMor forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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.
- 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.
- StoneMor competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Consumer Services industry.
How has StoneMor performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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.
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.
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Joe Redling (61 yo)
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.
|Senior VP & CFO||1.17yrs||US$795.79k||0.034% |
|Senior VP||4.33yrs||US$1.06m||0.097% |
|Senior Vice President of Business Planning & Operations||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Accounting & Corporate Controller||0.83yr||no data||no data|
|National Vice President of Sales & Marketing||2.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice-President of Human Resources||3.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Divisional President||2.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Western Division President||2yrs||no data||no data|
|Divisional President of East||0.83yr||no data||no data|
|Vice-President of Operations Support||2yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Corporate Finance and M&A||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: STON's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||16.58yrs||US$74.25k||0.035% |
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||US$48.50k||0.77% |
|Director||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.58yrs||US$162.50k||0.0051% |
|Independent Director||2.58yrs||US$174.25k||0.041% |
|Chairman of the Board||1.42yrs||US$47.63k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||US$45.50k||no data|
Experienced Board: STON's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.9 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: STON insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 176.5%.
StoneMor Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: StoneMor Inc.
- Ticker: STON
- Exchange: NYSE
- Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$156.769m
- Shares outstanding: 117.87m
- Website: https://www.stonemor.com
Number of Employees
- StoneMor Inc.
- 3600 Horizon Boulevard
- Suite 100
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|3V8||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||New Common Stock||DE||EUR||Sep 2004|
|STON||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||New Common Stock||US||USD||Sep 2004|
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
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/26 00:26|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/25 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.