Seaboard Corporation operates as an agribusiness and transportation company worldwide. More Details
Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Seaboard's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SEB has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SEB underperformed the US Food industry which returned 8.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SEB underperformed the US Market which returned 17.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Seaboard's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Seaboard 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: SEB ($3459.7) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($187.19)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SEB is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SEB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (103.2x) compared to the US Food industry average (25.8x).
PE vs Market: SEB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (103.2x) compared to the US market (18.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SEB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SEB is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Food industry average (2x).
How is Seaboard forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Food, Beverage & Tobacco 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 Seaboard 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.
- Examine Seaboard's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- Seaboard competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Food, Beverage & Tobacco industry.
How has Seaboard performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SEB has a large one-off loss of $97.0M impacting its June 27 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SEB's current net profit margins (0.6%) are lower than last year (0.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SEB's earnings have declined by 23.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SEB's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SEB had negative earnings growth (-33.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (-6.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SEB's Return on Equity (1.2%) is considered low.
How is Seaboard's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SEB's short term assets ($2.9B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: SEB's short term assets ($2.9B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SEB's debt to equity ratio (29.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SEB's debt to equity ratio has increased from 3.9% to 29.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SEB's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (13.3%).
Interest Coverage: SEB earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Seaboard current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SEB's dividend (0.26%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.65%).
High Dividend: SEB's dividend (0.26%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.67%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SEB is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: SEB is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SEB is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SEB's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Robert Steer (60 yo)
Mr. Robert L. Steer has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Seaboard Corp. since July 20, 2020. He has been the Chief Financial Officer at Seaboard Corp. since February 2001 and served as its ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Robert's total compensation ($USD4.41M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.63M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Robert's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|President of Seaboard Marine Ltd.||15.75yrs||US$3.35m||no data|
|President of Seaboard Overseas & Trading Group||14.17yrs||US$653.18k||0.00086% |
|President & CEO of Seaboard Foods LLC||2.58yrs||US$2.35m||no data|
|VP, Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer||5.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Information Technology||2.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||16.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Engineering||9.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Governmental Affairs||9.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Taxation & Business Development||5.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Finance & Treasurer||7.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Power||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SEB's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.5 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||25.75yrs||US$82.00k||0.0017% |
|Lead Independent Director||0.25yr||US$92.00k||0.0099% |
|Independent Director||11.75yrs||US$82.00k||no data|
|Chairperson||0.25yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: SEB's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Seaboard Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Seaboard Corporation
- Ticker: SEB
- Exchange: AMEX
- Founded: 1918
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: US$4.016b
- Shares outstanding: 1.16m
- Website: https://www.seaboardcorp.com
Number of Employees
- Seaboard Corporation
- 9000 West 67th Street
- Shawnee Mission
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SEB||AMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jan 1968|
|S0V||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
Seaboard Corporation operates as an agribusiness and transportation company worldwide. It operates through six segments: Pork, Commodity Trading and Milling (CT&M), Marine, Sugar and Alcohol, Power, and Tu ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/22 23:35|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/22 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.