Standard Chartered PLC (STAN) is a leading banks-diversified business based in the UK. It opened the day at 480.5p after a previous close of 477.7p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 467.2p to a high of 482p. The latest price was 475.3p (25 minute delay). Standard Chartered is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 82,494 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Standard Chartered's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 369.8p, which is 41.02% down on its pre-crash value of 627p and 8.38% down on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 400.8p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Standard Chartered shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £667.78 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth £586.43.
|52-week range||334.25p - 723.7407p|
|50-day moving average||459.6324p|
|200-day moving average||412.5789p|
|Wall St. target price||8.78p|
|Dividend yield||0.21p (1.66%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||23p|
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|1 week (2021-01-08)||-6.51%|
|1 month (2020-12-15)||-0.94%|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||28.53%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||7.29%|
|1 year (2020-01-15)||-32.41%|
|2 years (2019-01-15)||-22.58%|
|3 years (2018-01-15)||-41.76%|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||-4.23%|
Valuing Standard Chartered stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Standard Chartered's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Standard Chartered's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Standard Chartered shares trade at around 21x recent earnings.
That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71).
Standard Chartered's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.1108. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Standard Chartered's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
|Revenue TTM||£12.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||21.42%|
|Gross profit TTM||£14.5 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||0.17%|
|Return on equity TTM||2.57%|
|Market capitalisation||£14.9 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Standard Chartered.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 32.19
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Standard Chartered's overall score of 32.19 (as at 01/01/2019) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 58th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Standard Chartered is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 8.03/100
Standard Chartered's environmental score of 8.03 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Standard Chartered is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 18.28/100
Standard Chartered's social score of 18.28 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Standard Chartered is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 17.37/100
Standard Chartered's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Standard Chartered is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 3/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Standard Chartered scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Standard Chartered hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||32.19|
|Total ESG percentile||58.34|
|Environmental score percentile||8|
|Social score percentile||8|
|Governance score percentile||8|
|Level of controversy||3|
Dividend payout ratio: 68.97% of net profits
Recently Standard Chartered has paid out, on average, around 68.97% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.66% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Standard Chartered shareholders could enjoy a 1.66% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Standard Chartered's case, that would currently equate to about 0.21p per share.
Standard Chartered's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 5 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Standard Chartered's shares were split on a 4:1 basis on 6 May 1994. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Standard Chartered shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 75% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Standard Chartered shares which in turn could have impacted Standard Chartered's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Standard Chartered's shares have ranged in value from as little as 334.25p up to 723.7407p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while Standard Chartered's is 1.3085. This would suggest that Standard Chartered's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Standard Chartered PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides various banking products and services primarily in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and the Middle East. The company operates through Corporate & Institutional Banking, Retail banking, Commercial Banking, and Private Banking segments. It offers retail products, such as deposits, savings, mortgages, credit cards, and personal loans; wealth management products and services that include investments, portfolio management, insurance and advices, and planning services; and transaction banking services, such as cash management, payments and transactions, securities services, and trade financing products. The company also provides corporate finance products and services that comprise structured and project financing, strategic advising, and mergers and acquisitions; and financial market services, such as investment, risk management, and debt capital markets. In addition, it offers digital banking solutions. The company serves corporations, financial institutions, governments, investors, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and individuals. It operates through approximately 1,026 branches. The company was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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