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STKL

SunOpta NasdaqGS:STKL Stock Report

Last Price

US$10.54

Market Cap

US$1.1b

7D

18.0%

1Y

9.1%

Updated

17 Aug, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
STKL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

STKL Stock Overview

SunOpta Inc. manufactures and sells plant-based and fruit-based food and beverage products to retail customers, foodservice distributors, branded food companies, and food manufacturers worldwide.

SunOpta Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for SunOpta
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$10.54
52 Week HighUS$11.47
52 Week LowUS$4.22
Beta1.57
1 Month Change18.56%
3 Month Change50.36%
1 Year Change9.11%
3 Year Change350.43%
5 Year Change20.46%
Change since IPO427.00%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 12
SunOpta Inc.'s (NASDAQ:STKL) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 93% Above Its Share Price

SunOpta Inc.'s (NASDAQ:STKL) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 93% Above Its Share Price

Today we'll do a simple run through of a valuation method used to estimate the attractiveness of SunOpta Inc...

Aug 12
SunOpta Inc. Just Recorded A 11% Revenue Beat: Here's What Analysts Think

SunOpta Inc. Just Recorded A 11% Revenue Beat: Here's What Analysts Think

Shareholders will be ecstatic, with their stake up 20% over the past week following SunOpta Inc. 's ( NASDAQ:STKL...

Shareholder Returns

STKLUS FoodUS Market
7D18.0%1.7%1.1%
1Y9.1%7.4%-9.0%

Return vs Industry: STKL exceeded the US Food industry which returned 6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: STKL exceeded the US Market which returned -8.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is STKL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
STKL volatility
STKL Average Weekly Movement9.0%
Food Industry Average Movement6.1%
Market Average Movement7.6%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market17.0%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.1%

Stable Share Price: STKL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: STKL's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19731,380Joe Ennenhttps://www.sunopta.com

SunOpta Inc. manufactures and sells plant-based and fruit-based food and beverage products to retail customers, foodservice distributors, branded food companies, and food manufacturers worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Plant-Based Foods and Beverages, and Fruit-Based Foods and Beverages. The Plant-Based Foods and Beverages segment provides plant-based beverages, and liquid and dry ingredients that utilizes almond, soy, coconut, oat, hemp, and other bases, as well as broths, teas, and nutritional beverages.

SunOpta Fundamentals Summary

How do SunOpta's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
STKL fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$1.14b
Earnings (TTM)-US$4.76m
Revenue (TTM)US$886.42m

1.3x

P/S Ratio

-238.5x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
STKL income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$886.42m
Cost of RevenueUS$779.13m
Gross ProfitUS$107.29m
Other ExpensesUS$112.05m
Earnings-US$4.76m

Last Reported Earnings

Jul 02, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.044
Gross Margin12.10%
Net Profit Margin-0.54%
Debt/Equity Ratio58.5%

How did STKL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is STKL undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

4/6

Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for STKL?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

STKL key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.7x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA25.9x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does STKL's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

STKL PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for STKL vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1.2x
AVO Mission Produce
1.2x6.9%US$1.2b
SOVO Sovos Brands
1.9x7.2%US$1.4b
CVGW Calavo Growers
0.7x5.0%US$789.7m
JBSS John B. Sanfilippo & Son
0.9xn/aUS$844.0m
STKL SunOpta
1.3x13.7%US$1.1b

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: STKL is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.3x) compared to the peer average (1.2x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does STKL's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Food Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: STKL is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.3x) compared to the US Food industry average (1.2x)


Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is STKL's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

STKL PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio1.3x
Fair PS Ratio1.3x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: STKL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.3x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.3x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of STKL when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: STKL ($10.54) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($20.76)

Significantly Below Fair Value: STKL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.


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Future Growth

How is SunOpta forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?

Future Growth Score

4/6

Future Growth Score 4/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


199.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: STKL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: STKL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: STKL is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: STKL's revenue (13.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: STKL's revenue (13.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if STKL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has SunOpta performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

0/6

Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


31.7%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: STKL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: STKL is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: STKL is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 31.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: STKL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (5.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: STKL has a negative Return on Equity (-0.51%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is SunOpta's financial position?

Financial Health Score

3/6

Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: STKL's short term assets ($385.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($176.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: STKL's short term assets ($385.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($324.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: STKL's net debt to equity ratio (58.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: STKL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 105.6% to 58.5% 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: STKL has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if STKL has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

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

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

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


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as STKL has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

3.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Joe Ennen (55 yo)

3.33yrs

Tenure

US$2,342,370

Compensation

Mr. Joseph D. Ennen, also known as Joe, has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of SunOpta Inc since April 1, 2019. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Columbus Craft Meats since 20...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Joe's total compensation ($USD2.34M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.84M).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: STKL's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: STKL's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: STKL 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

SunOpta Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: SunOpta Inc.
  • Ticker: STKL
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1973
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: US$1.135b
  • Shares outstanding: 107.73m
  • Website: https://www.sunopta.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • SunOpta Inc.
  • 7078 Shady Oak Road
  • Eden Prairie
  • Minnesota
  • 55344
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/17 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/17 00:00
Earnings2022/07/02
Annual Earnings2022/01/01


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.