StoneCo Ltd. provides financial technology solutions that empower merchants and integrated partners to conduct electronic commerce across in-store, online, and mobile channels in Brazil.
Exceptional growth potential with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has StoneCo's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: STNE has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: STNE exceeded the US IT industry which returned 37.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STNE exceeded the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is StoneCo's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StDo StoneCo's (NASDAQ:STNE) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StRock star Growth Puts StoneCo (NASDAQ:STNE) In A Position To Use Debt
1 month ago | Simply Wall StStoneCo (NASDAQ:STNE) Shareholders Have Enjoyed An Impressive 108% Share Price Gain
Is StoneCo 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: STNE ($41.82) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($14.32)
Significantly Below Fair Value: STNE is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: STNE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (74x) compared to the IT industry average (33.1x).
PE vs Market: STNE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (74x) compared to the US market (18.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: STNE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: STNE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (8.9x) compared to the US IT industry average (4.2x).
How is StoneCo forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: STNE's forecast earnings growth (23.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: STNE's earnings (23.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: STNE's revenue (22.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: STNE's revenue (22.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: STNE's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.6%)
How has StoneCo performed over the past 5 years?
Last years earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: STNE has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: STNE's current net profit margins (65.2%) are higher than last year (26.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if STNE's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: Insufficient data to compare STNE's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: STNE earnings growth over the past year (319.1%) exceeded the IT industry 12%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: STNE's Return on Equity (11.8%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is StoneCo's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STNE's short term assets (R$15.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (R$8.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: STNE's short term assets (R$15.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (R$2.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STNE's debt to equity ratio (91.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if STNE's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: STNE's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if STNE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
Inventory Level: STNE has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: STNE's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.1x debt).
What is StoneCo's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate STNE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate STNE'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 STNE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if STNE'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 STNE'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
Thiago dos Piau (30yo)
Mr. Thiago dos Santos Piau has been Chief Executive Officer of StoneCo Ltd. since 2017. Prior to 2017, Mr. Piau served as Chief Operations Officer of StoneCo Ltd. and also served as its Chief Financial Off ...
|Chief Executive Officer||3.1yrs||no data||no data|
|President||2.1yrs||no data||0.66% R$76.8m|
|Vice President of Finance||2.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Technology Officer||2.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Investor Relations Executive Officer||2.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Economist & Regulatory Affairs Executive Officer and Member of Advisory Board||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Strategy Officer||4.1yrs||no data||0.0036% R$414.1k|
Experienced Management: STNE's management team is considered experienced (2.1 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 22.9%.
StoneCo Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: StoneCo Ltd.
- Ticker: STNE
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Data Processing and Outsourced Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$11.599b
- Shares outstanding: 277.37m
- Website: https://www.stone.co
Number of Employees
- StoneCo Ltd.
- R. Fidêncio Ramos, 308
- 10th floor
- São Paulo
- São Paulo
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|STNE||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Class A Common Shares||US||USD||Oct 2018|
|0Q0||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 2018|
StoneCo Ltd. provides financial technology solutions that empower merchants and integrated partners to conduct electronic commerce across in-store, online, and mobile channels in Brazil. It distributes its solutions, principally through proprietary Stone Hubs, which offer hyper-local sales and services; and technology and solutions to digital merchants through sales and technical personnel and software vendors. As of December 31, 2018, the company served approximately 267,000 clients, which included digital, and brick-and-mortar merchants, primarily small-and-medium-sized businesses; and 108 integrated partners, such as global payment service providers, digital marketplaces, and integrated software vendors. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/18 01:23|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/14 00:00|
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