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Executive Summary

SunCoke Energy, Inc. operates as an independent producer of coke in the Americas and Brazil. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Good value with moderate growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has SunCoke Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

7.4%

SXC

3.2%

US Metals and Mining

2.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

-6.1%

SXC

30.2%

US Metals and Mining

20.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: SXC underperformed the US Metals and Mining industry which returned 30.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SXC underperformed the US Market which returned 20.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SXCIndustryMarket
7 Day7.4%3.2%2.8%
30 Day37.8%10.8%11.1%
90 Day34.4%10.3%6.5%
1 Year-0.2%-6.1%33.2%30.2%23.6%20.9%
3 Year-54.6%-57.8%28.6%20.1%47.3%37.6%
5 Year57.2%46.2%138.4%115.8%94.3%72.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is SunCoke Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SXC ($4.81) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($15.56)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SXC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (55.2x) compared to the US Metals and Mining industry average (19.5x).

PE vs Market: SXC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (55.2x) compared to the US market (19.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: SXC is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SXC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the US Metals and Mining industry average (1.6x).


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Future Growth

How is SunCoke Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

81.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SXC's forecast earnings growth (81.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: SXC's earnings (81.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: SXC's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-1.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SXC's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.1% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

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


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Past Performance

How has SunCoke Energy performed over the past 5 years?

-18.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SXC has a large one-off gain of $5.3M impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: SXC became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SXC has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -18.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: SXC has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: SXC has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-12.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SXC's Return on Equity (2.3%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is SunCoke Energy's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SXC's short term assets ($274.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($155.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: SXC's short term assets ($274.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($996.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SXC's debt to equity ratio (140.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: SXC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 162.6% to 140.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SXC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.7%).

Interest Coverage: SXC's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is SunCoke Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

4.99%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SXC's dividend (4.99%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.47%).

High Dividend: SXC's dividend (4.99%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.08%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SXC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: SXC's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (275.7%), SXC's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

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

5.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Mike Rippey (63 yo)

2.92yrs

Tenure

US$4,855,756

Compensation

Mr. Michael G. Rippey, also known as Mike, had been the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of Suncoke Energy Partners GP LLC at SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. since December 01, 20...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Mike's total compensation ($USD4.86M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.79M).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Rippey
President2.92yrsUS$4.86m0.033%
$ 130.7k
Fay West
Senior VP & CFO6.08yrsUS$1.73m0.15%
$ 610.3k
Phillip Hardesty
Senior VP of Commercial Operations5.08yrsUS$1.36m0.17%
$ 672.9k
John Quanci
VP & CTO1.5yrsUS$942.55k0.024%
$ 95.8k
Katherine Gates
Senior VP5.08yrsUS$1.31m0.067%
$ 264.7k
Allison Lausas
VP of Finance1.33yrsno data0.011%
$ 44.2k
John DiRocco
VP, Corporate Secretary & Assistant General Counsel5.17yrsno datano data
Shantanu Agrawal
Director of FP&A and Investor Relationsno datano datano data

5.1yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: SXC's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Rippey
President2.92yrsUS$4.86m0.033%
$ 130.7k
Peter Hamilton
Independent Director9.42yrsUS$212.50k0.12%
$ 473.1k
John Rowe
Independent Non-Executive Chairman & Lead Directorno dataUS$275.00k0.025%
$ 100.9k
James Sweetnam
Independent Director8.83yrsUS$205.00k0.032%
$ 128.4k
Arthur Anton
Independent Director0.67yrno datano data
Martha Carnes
Independent Director0.92yrUS$15.04k0.0029%
$ 11.5k
Susan Landahl
Independent Director3.17yrsUS$205.00kno data
Alvin Bledsoe
Independent Director9.42yrsUS$280.25k0.0072%
$ 28.5k

3.2yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SXC's board of directors are considered experienced (3.2 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

SunCoke Energy, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: SunCoke Energy, Inc.
  • Ticker: SXC
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1960
  • Industry: Steel
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: US$398.114m
  • Shares outstanding: 82.77m
  • Website: https://www.suncoke.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • SunCoke Energy, Inc.
  • 1011 Warrenville Road
  • Suite 600
  • Lisle
  • Illinois
  • 60532
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SXCNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDJul 2011

Biography

SunCoke Energy, Inc. operates as an independent producer of coke in the Americas and Brazil. The company operates through three segments: Domestic Coke, Brazil Coke, and Logistics. It offers metallurgical ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/30 00:29
End of Day Share Price2020/11/27 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.