NasdaqCM:SANW

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Executive Summary

S&W Seed Company, an agricultural company, engages in breeding, growing, processing, and selling alfalfa and sorghum seeds. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has S&W Seed's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

7.0%

SANW

-1.7%

US Food

-1.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

7.5%

SANW

6.8%

US Food

15.6%

US Market

Return vs Industry: SANW underperformed the US Food industry which returned 9.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SANW underperformed the US Market which returned 17.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SANWIndustryMarket
7 Day7.0%-1.7%-1.1%
30 Day-3.2%3.1%4.2%
90 Day1.7%0.05%6.3%
1 Year7.5%7.5%9.5%6.8%18.2%15.6%
3 Year-21.3%-21.3%11.5%2.4%39.6%30.4%
5 Year-47.8%-47.8%15.3%-0.4%79.5%59.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is S&W Seed's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is S&W Seed undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SANW's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SANW's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: SANW 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 SANW's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SANW is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Food industry average (2.1x).


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Future Growth

How is S&W Seed forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

14.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SANW is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: SANW is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: SANW is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: SANW's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SANW's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SANW is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.


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Past Performance

How has S&W Seed performed over the past 5 years?

-43.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SANW is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: SANW is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SANW is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 43.5% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: SANW is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (-6.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SANW has a negative Return on Equity (-24.28%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is S&W Seed's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SANW's short term assets ($88.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($52.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: SANW's short term assets ($88.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($22.0M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SANW's debt to equity ratio (50%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: SANW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 86% to 50% over the past 5 years.


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: SANW has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: SANW has sufficient cash runway for 1.4 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 5.5% each year.


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Dividend

What is S&W Seed current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SANW'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 SANW'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?

2.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Mark Wong (71 yo)

3.33yrs

Tenure

US$1,312,547

Compensation

Mr. Mark W. Wong has been Chief Executive Officer and President of S&W Seed Company since June 20, 2017. Mr. Wong is the Founder of Colorado Financial Holdings, LLC and has been its Managing Partner & Mana ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD1.31M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD578.04K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Mark Wong
CEO, President & Director3.33yrsUS$1.31m0.40%
$ 329.4k
Matthew Szot
Executive VP of Finance & Administration10.58yrsUS$667.22k0.28%
$ 232.7k
Donald Panter
Executive Vice President of Americas2yrsUS$645.37k0.017%
$ 13.8k
Andrea McFarlane
Global Director of Human Resources0.92yrno datano data
Dennis Jury
Senior Vice President of International Production & Supply Chain2yrsUS$288.67kno data
David Callachor
Executive Vice President of International2yrsno data0.067%
$ 54.4k
Christine Hatcher
Vice President of Finance5.17yrsno datano data

2.0yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: SANW's management team is considered experienced (2 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Mark Wong
CEO, President & Director3.33yrsUS$1.31m0.40%
$ 329.4k
Alexander Matina
Independent Director5.42yrsUS$113.76k0.085%
$ 69.6k
Robert Straus
Independent Director2.75yrsUS$86.67k0.099%
$ 80.6k
Consuelo Madere
Independent Director2.75yrsUS$83.23k0.053%
$ 43.6k
Charles Seidler
Independent Director10.33yrsUS$87.29k0.25%
$ 205.7k
David Fischhoff
Independent Director3.83yrsUS$84.83k0.074%
$ 60.2k
Mark Harvey
Chairman of the Board5.83yrsUS$177.00k0.78%
$ 635.3k
Alan Willits
Independent Director2.25yrsUS$107.83k0.10%
$ 84.0k

4.6yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SANW's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).


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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

S&W Seed Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: S&W Seed Company
  • Ticker: SANW
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1980
  • Industry: Agricultural Products
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: US$81.661m
  • Shares outstanding: 33.47m
  • Website: https://www.swseedco.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • S&W Seed Company
  • 2101 Ken Pratt Boulevard
  • Suite 201
  • Longmont
  • Colorado
  • 80501-6085
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SANWNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDJun 2010
210DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJun 2010

Biography

S&W Seed Company, an agricultural company, engages in breeding, growing, processing, and selling alfalfa and sorghum seeds. It also offers sunflower, wheat germplasm, wheat, and pasture seeds. The company ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/26 23:46
End of Day Share Price2020/10/26 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/06/30


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.