Venator Materials PLC manufactures and markets chemical products worldwide.
Moderate growth potential and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Venator Materials's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VNTR's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: VNTR underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned -30% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VNTR underperformed the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Venator Materials's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDid Changing Sentiment Drive Venator Materials's (NYSE:VNTR) Share Price Down A Worrying 50%?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StIs There An Opportunity With Venator Materials PLC's (NYSE:VNTR) 26% Undervaluation?
4 months ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Buying Venator Materials PLC (NYSE:VNTR) Shares This Year?
Is Venator Materials undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: VNTR ($1.72) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.85)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VNTR is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VNTR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Chemicals industry average.
PE vs Market: VNTR 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 VNTR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VNTR is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (1.4x).
How is Venator Materials forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VNTR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: VNTR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: VNTR's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VNTR's revenue (1.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VNTR's revenue (1.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: VNTR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.7%).
How has Venator Materials performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VNTR is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: VNTR is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VNTR is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 3.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare VNTR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: VNTR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (-7.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VNTR has a negative Return on Equity (-25.26%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Venator Materials's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VNTR's short term assets ($977.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($488.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: VNTR's short term assets ($977.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VNTR's debt to equity ratio (112.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if VNTR's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: VNTR has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: VNTR's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.3x debt).
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: VNTR has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if VNTR has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Venator Materials's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VNTR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VNTR's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VNTR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VNTR'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 VNTR'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
Simon Turner (56yo)
Mr. Simon Turner has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Venator Materials PLC since April 28, 2017. Mr. Turner served as the Division President of Pigments and Additives at Huntsman Internat ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Simon's total compensation ($USD7.53M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.49M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Simon's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Executive VP & CFO||3.17yrs||US$1.90m||0.055% $100.7k|
|Executive VP||3.17yrs||US$1.79m||0.047% $87.2k|
|Executive Vice President of Business Operations||3.17yrs||US$1.19m||0.011% $19.4k|
|Senior Vice President of EHS||1.17yrs||no data||0.011% $20.8k|
|Investor Relations Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President Corporate Branding & Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|VP & Corporate Controller||no data||no data||0.0017% $3.1k|
|Assistant Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: VNTR's management team is considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
|Vice Chairman & Lead Independent Director||no data||US$240.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.58yrs||US$220.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.58yrs||US$235.00k||0.0050% $9.1k|
|Independent Director||2.42yrs||US$225.00k||0.089% $163.4k|
Experienced Board: VNTR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Venator Materials PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Venator Materials PLC
- Ticker: VNTR
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2017
- Industry: Specialty Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$183.585m
- Shares outstanding: 106.74m
- Website: https://www.venatorcorp.com
Number of Employees
- Venator Materials PLC
- Titanium House
- Hanzard Drive
- TS22 5FD
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VNTR||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Aug 2017|
|1EC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Aug 2017|
Venator Materials PLC manufactures and markets chemical products worldwide. It operates through two segments, Titanium Dioxide and Performance Additives. The Titanium Dioxide segment offers titanium dioxide (TiO2), such as rutile, anatase, and nano TiO2 products for use in coatings, plastics, paper, printing inks, fibers, and food and personal care products. The Performance Additives segment provides barium and zinc additives for use in coatings, films, pharmaceuticals, and paper and glass fiber reinforced plastics; colored inorganic pigments comprising iron oxides, ultramarines, specialty inorganics chemicals, and driers for construction, coating, plastic, and specialty markets; wood protection chemicals for use in residential and commercial applications; and water treatment chemicals for the municipal and industrial waste water treatment markets, as well as for the paper industry. Venator Materials PLC was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Stockton-On-Tees, the United Kingdom.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/31 03:41|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/30 00:00|
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