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Executive Summary

INTL FCStone Inc. operates as a financial services company worldwide.

Snowflake Analysis

Proven track record and fair value.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: INTL's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Capital Markets


US Market

1 Year Return




US Capital Markets


US Market

Return vs Industry: INTL exceeded the US Capital Markets industry which returned 7.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: INTL exceeded the US Market which returned 9.2% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day4.1%6.3%2.9%
30 Day42.7%15.8%10.6%
90 Day31.1%8.9%5.1%
1 Year55.0%55.0%11.2%9.0%11.4%8.9%
3 Year44.3%44.3%31.8%24.1%34.3%25.4%
5 Year44.9%44.9%57.7%42.7%60.7%42.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is INTL FCStone 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: INTL ($53.08) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($19.48)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: INTL is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.3x) compared to the Capital Markets industry average (33x).

PE vs Market: INTL is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.3x) compared to the US market (16.1x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: INTL is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (9.1x).

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Future Growth

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


Forecasted Diversified Financials 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 INTL FCStone 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 INTL FCStone performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: INTL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: INTL's current net profit margins (0.2%) are lower than last year (0.3%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: INTL's earnings have grown by 14.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: INTL's earnings growth over the past year (21.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (14.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: INTL earnings growth over the past year (21.5%) exceeded the Capital Markets industry 16.6%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: INTL's Return on Equity (15.3%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is INTL FCStone's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: INTL's short term assets ($10.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($9.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: INTL's short term assets ($10.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($532.5M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: INTL's debt to equity ratio (690.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: INTL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 293.7% to 690.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: INTL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.5%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if INTL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.

Balance Sheet

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What is INTL FCStone's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

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

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


Average management tenure


Sean O'Connor (56yo)





Mr. Sean Michael O'Connor has been the Chief Executive Officer of INTL FCStone Inc. since joining in October 2002 and its President since October 1, 2015. In December 2002, he was elected to the Board of D ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Sean's total compensation ($USD5.83M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.13M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Sean's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Sean O'Connor
President17.67yrsUS$5.83m5.86% $59.7m
William Dunaway
Chief Financial Officer10.67yrsUS$3.05m0.25% $2.5m
Xuong Nguyen
Chief Operating Officer4.67yrsUS$3.24m0.20% $2.1m
Philip Smith
Chief Executive Officer of INTL FCStone Ltd6.42yrsUS$3.35m0.64% $6.5m
Charles Lyon
Executive Vice President of INTL FCStone Financial Incno dataUS$3.35m0.17% $1.7m
Aaron Schroeder
Chief Accounting Officer5.5yrsno data0.074% $757.1k
Bruce Fields
Group Treasurer4.42yrsno datano data
Brian Sephton
Chief Legal & Governance Officer10.67yrsUS$505.95kno data
Kent Coughlin
Director of Public Relationsno datano datano data
William Silverstein
Head of The Base Metals Businessno datano datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: INTL's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Sean O'Connor
President17.67yrsUS$5.83m5.86% $59.7m
John Stanislas Radziwill
Independent Chairman of the Board8.33yrsUS$232.34k2.94% $30.0m
John Fowler
Independent Non-Executive Director15.25yrsUS$201.84k0.32% $3.3m
Scott Branch
Non-Executive Director17.5yrsUS$153.13k4.85% $49.4m
Bruce Krehbiel
Independent Non-Executive Director10.67yrsUS$197.54k0.14% $1.5m
Eric Parthemore
Independent Non-Executive Director10.67yrsUS$203.33k0.13% $1.3m
Annabelle Bexiga
Director0.25yrno data0.0076% $78.0k
Diane Cooper
Independent Non-Executive Director1.75yrsUS$170.69k0.019% $189.1k
Steven Kass
Independent Non-Executive Director2.33yrsUS$197.54k0.036% $370.3k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: INTL's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.7 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

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

Key Information

  • Name: INTL FCStone Inc.
  • Ticker: INTL
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1924
  • Industry: Investment Banking and Brokerage
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: US$1.020b
  • Shares outstanding: 19.22m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • INTL FCStone Inc.
  • 155 East 44th Street
  • Suite 900
  • New York City
  • New York
  • 10017
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
INTLNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon SharesUSUSDFeb 1995
I4FDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURFeb 1995


INTL FCStone Inc. operates as a financial services company worldwide. The company's Commercial Hedging segment offers risk management consulting services related to agricultural and energy commodities, and base metal products listed on the London Metals Exchange. Its Global Payments segment provides foreign exchange and treasury services to banks and commercial businesses; charities and non-governmental organizations, and government organizations; and payments services. The company’s Securities segment offers value-added solutions that facilitate cross-border trading in foreign securities, including unlisted American Depositary Receipts, Global Depository Receipts, and foreign ordinary shares. It also operates as an institutional dealer in fixed income securities to serve asset managers, commercial bank trust and investment departments, broker-dealers, and insurance companies. In addition, this segment originates, structures, and places debt instruments; trades in various international debt instruments; and operates an asset management business. The company’s Physical Commodities segment provides a range of trading and hedging services comprising over-the-counter (OTC) products for various producers, consumers, and investors. It also provides financing services to commercial commodity-related companies against physical inventories. The company’s Clearing and Execution Services segment offers prime brokerage foreign exchange services for the financial institutions and professional traders; provides a range of OTC products, such as 24-hour a day execution of spot, forwards, and options, as well as non-deliverable forwards; and operates a proprietary foreign exchange desk that arbitrages the exchange-traded foreign exchange markets with the cash markets. The company was formerly known as International Assets Holding Corporation and changed its name to INTL FCStone Inc. in March 2011. INTL FCStone Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in New York City, New York. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/05 02:10
End of Day Share Price2020/06/04 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/09/30

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.