SunCoke Energy, Inc. operates as an independent producer of coke in the Americas and Brazil. More Details
Good value with moderate growth potential.
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.
7 Day Return
US Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
US Metals and Mining
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.
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?
Simply Wall St News
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Is SunCoke Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
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).
How is SunCoke Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
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
How has SunCoke Energy performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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 ($996.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SXC's debt to equity ratio (140.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SXC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 162.6% to 140.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SXC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.7%).
Interest Coverage: SXC's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.4x coverage).
What is SunCoke Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SXC's dividend (4.99%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.47%).
High Dividend: SXC's dividend (4.99%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.08%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SXC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: SXC's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (275.7%), SXC's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mike Rippey (63 yo)
Mr. Michael G. Rippey, also known as Mike, had been the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of Suncoke Energy Partners GP LLC at SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. since December 01, 20...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mike's total compensation ($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.
|Senior VP & CFO||6.08yrs||US$1.73m||0.15% |
|Senior VP of Commercial Operations||5.08yrs||US$1.36m||0.17% |
|VP & CTO||1.5yrs||US$942.55k||0.024% |
|Senior VP||5.08yrs||US$1.31m||0.067% |
|VP of Finance||1.33yrs||no data||0.011% |
|VP, Corporate Secretary & Assistant General Counsel||5.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of FP&A and Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SXC's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||9.42yrs||US$212.50k||0.12% |
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman & Lead Director||no data||US$275.00k||0.025% |
|Independent Director||8.83yrs||US$205.00k||0.032% |
|Independent Director||0.67yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||0.92yr||US$15.04k||0.0029% |
|Independent Director||3.17yrs||US$205.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||9.42yrs||US$280.25k||0.0072% |
Experienced Board: SXC's board of directors are considered experienced (3.2 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.
SunCoke Energy, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- SunCoke Energy, Inc.
- 1011 Warrenville Road
- Suite 600
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SXC||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 2011|
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
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/30 00:29|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/27 00:00|
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