Seagate Technology plc provides data storage technology and solutions in Singapore, the United States, the Netherlands, and internationally. More Details
Average dividend payer and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Seagate Technology's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: STX has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: STX underperformed the US Tech industry which returned 94.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STX underperformed the US Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Seagate Technology's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Seagate Technology 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: STX ($48.22) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($56.85)
Significantly Below Fair Value: STX is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: STX is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the US Tech industry average (16.8x).
PE vs Market: STX is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the US market (17.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: STX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: STX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.9x) compared to the US Tech industry average (1.4x).
How is Seagate Technology forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: STX's forecast earnings growth (5.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: STX's earnings (5.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: STX's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: STX's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: STX's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: STX's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (70.4%).
How has Seagate Technology performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: STX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: STX's current net profit margins (9.6%) are lower than last year (19.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: STX's earnings have grown by 18.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: STX's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: STX had negative earnings growth (-49.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Tech industry average (-0.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst STX's Return on Equity (56.18%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Seagate Technology's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STX's short term assets ($4.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: STX's short term assets ($4.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($4.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STX's debt to equity ratio (235.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: STX's debt to equity ratio has increased from 138.8% to 235.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: STX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (40.8%).
Interest Coverage: STX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.7x coverage).
What is Seagate Technology current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: STX's dividend (5.39%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.72%).
High Dividend: STX's dividend (5.39%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.94%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, STX has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: STX's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (67.3%), STX's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: STX's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (50.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dave Mosley (53 yo)
Dr. William David Mosley, also known as Dave, has been Chief Executive Officer of Seagate Technology Plc since October 1, 2017. Dr. Mosley served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Seagate Technol ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dave's total compensation ($USD11.70M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.36M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dave's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||2.92yrs||US$11.70m||0.14% |
|Executive VP of Finance & CFO||1.67yrs||US$3.78m||0.0051% |
|Executive VP and Head of Operations||no data||US$3.94m||0.025% |
|Senior VP||3.25yrs||US$1.44m||0.0083% |
|Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Sales Operations||5.83yrs||US$1.43m||0.0067% |
|Senior VP & CTO||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Officer||3.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategy||0.67yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Business & Marketing||0.42yr||no data||0.0013% |
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President and Assistant Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: STX's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||2.92yrs||US$11.70m||0.14% |
|Independent Director||11.5yrs||US$449.52k||0.018% |
|Independent Director||8.42yrs||US$424.52k||0.0042% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||0.17yr||US$479.52k||0.012% |
|Independent Director||2.67yrs||US$454.52k||0.0026% |
|Independent Director||3.67yrs||US$434.52k||0.0046% |
|Independent Director||8.42yrs||US$419.52k||0.0028% |
|Independent Director||6.67yrs||US$424.52k||0.0077% |
|Independent Director||2.67yrs||US$419.52k||0.0013% |
Experienced Board: STX's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 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.
Seagate Technology plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Seagate Technology plc
- Ticker: STX
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1978
- Industry: Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$12.786b
- Shares outstanding: 257.46m
- Website: https://www.seagate.com
Number of Employees
- Seagate Technology plc
- 38/39 Fitzwilliam Square
- Co. Dublin
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|STX||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Dec 2002|
|STT||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2002|
|STX||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||AT||EUR||Dec 2002|
|0Y2A||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||USD||Dec 2002|
|STT||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Shares||IT||EUR||Dec 2002|
|S1TX34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Dec 2019|
Seagate Technology plc provides data storage technology and solutions in Singapore, the United States, the Netherlands, and internationally. The company offers hard disk and solid state drives, including s ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/29 00:35|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/28 00:00|
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