STX:NGS-Seagate Technology PLC

EQUITY | Computer Hardware | Nasdaq Global Select

Last Closing Price

USD 42.55

Change

+0.66 (+1.58)%

Market Cap

USD 12.18B

Volume

3.95M

Average Target Price

USD 49.30 (15.86%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

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About

Seagate Technology PLC is a provider of electronic data storage solutions. Its products are hard disk drives, hard drives or HDDs. It also produces range of electronic data storage products including SSHD, SSD, PCIe cards and SATA controllers.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Computer Hardware)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 1.70% 66% D 65% D
Dividend Return 4.52% 93% A 87% B+
Total Return 6.21% 68% D+ 70% C-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 12.98% 74% C 74% C
Dividend Return 6.69% 97% A+ 90% A-
Total Return 19.68% 78% C+ 78% C+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -12.75% 36% F 34% F
Dividend Return 22.58% 97% A+ 84% B
Total Return 9.82% 52% F 40% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 5.85% 47% F 48% F
Dividend Return 11.37% 54% F 58% F
Total Return 5.52% 100% A+ 89% B+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 40.56% 37% F 28% F
Risk Adjusted Return 28.04% 53% F 43% F
Market Capitalization 11.47B 96% A 95% A

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Computer Hardware)
Ratio vs. Market
(Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 8.43 48% F 46% F
Price/Book Ratio 7.36 9% F 13% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 1.26 68% D+ 56% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 5.95 60% D- 49% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 97.78% 99% A+ 96% A
Return on Invested Capital 33.48% 97% A+ 93% A
Return on Assets 15.79% 94% A 94% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 341.00% 4% F 6% F

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

STX:NGS-Seagate Technology PLC

EQUITY | Computer Hardware | Nasdaq Global Select

Last Closing Price

USD 42.55

Change

+0.66 (+1.58)%

Market Cap

USD 12.18B

Volume

3.95M

Average Target Price

USD 49.30 (15.86%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Verdict

Verdict

Values as of: 2018-11-13