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Steppe Cement LSE:STCM London Ordinary Share MYA004433001 ORD NPV
  Price Change % Change Share Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +0.00p +0.00% 20.50p 0 08:00:00
Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price
19.00p 22.00p 20.50p 20.50p 20.50p
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Construction & Materials 48.76 1.43 0.44 44.4 44.9

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Steppe Cement Daily Update: Steppe Cement is listed in the Construction & Materials sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker STCM. The last closing price for Steppe Cement was 20.50p.
Steppe Cement has a 4 week average price of 17.50p and a 12 week average price of 17.50p.
The 1 year high share price is 31.50p while the 1 year low share price is currently 17.50p.
There are currently 219,000,000 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 118,670 shares. The market capitalisation of Steppe Cement is £44,895,000.
wilo101: Subject: Kazakhstan || Steppe Cement - 4Q18 trading update; positive end to the year Operating Results Steppe Cement 4Q18 trading update; positive end to the year Steppe Cement's 4Q18 trading update points to a positive end to the year and implies upside risk to our projections. We continue to see Steppe Cement's current valuation and the next 12-month dividend as attractive, with our 12-month Target Price of GBp 33 implying an ETR of 71%, including a 10% dividend yield. Strong end to the year. According to Steppe Cement, its 2018 cement sales increased 6% YoY to 1.7mnt, while average ex-works cement prices rose 23% YoY to KZT 13,354/t (or 16% YoY to USD 39/t, based on the average exchange rate for the year). The numbers imply that despite negative seasonality, Steppe Cement managed to increase its 4Q18 sales volumes 13% YoY, while achieving a strong price trend. In particular, we estimate that Steppe Cement's ex-works cement prices increased 60% YoY to KZT 15,270/t, or 45% YoY to USD 41/t in 4Q18. We note that Steppe Cement's 2018 volumes and ex-works prices came in slightly above our full-year forecasts. Supportive export opportunities. According to Steppe Cement, the Kazakhstan cement market declined 4% to 8.6mnt in 2018. Meanwhile, we believe that strong export opportunities, primarily related to Uzbekistan, supported positive price environment. In particular, cement exports from Kazakhstan more than doubled to 2mnt in 2018, while Steppe Cement increased its exports by 50% YoY to 220,000t, according to the company. Longer transportation distances also resulted in stronger growth of delivered prices compared with ex-works prices. In particular, Steppe Cement's delivered prices increased 25% YoY to KZT 16,480/t (+18% to USD 48/t) in 2018, while the company's 2018 revenues rose 32% YoY to KZT 28bn or 24% to USD 82mn. This revenue number exceeds our estimate of USD 77mn. Meanwhile, we believe that upside risks to our profitability assumptions are lower, as higher delivered prices were also associated with higher transportation costs. For this reason we leave our projections unchanged. Attractive valuation and dividend. We expect that Steppe Cement will distribute at least GBp 2 per share in the 2018 dividend, which implies a 10% yield at the current price. We also believe that the recent decline in Steppe Cement's share price has made its valuation even more attractive. In particular, our forecasts imply that Steppe Cement trades at an over 40% discount to global peers on its 2019 EV/EBITDA of 3.2x and at about 70% discount on EV/capacity of USD 30/t. Steppe Cement (STCM LN, GBp) Buy (21 Sep 2016, 12:09 UTC) // Previous: Hold (14 Jul 2016, 13:07 UTC) Target price, 12mo: 33.00 // Price: 20.50 // Upside: 61% // DY: 10.2% // ETR, 12mo: 71% Vladimir Bespalov, Equities Analyst +7 495 663 46 51 //
mattjos: Latest figures suggest they should marginally exceed VTB targets for FY18.We're going to get a slowly increasing dividend stream as the debt drops lower. Debt reduction should be reflected in the market cap ... two levers acting together to drive the share price forward in the years ahead.Not one that the AIM herd will be interested in .. until the day the inevitable offer gets posted :-)
jailbird: Not suer baout that..plenty of Cos with debt pay dividends..the share price will rise on a dividend announcement
jailbird: Is the WCC share price example a rather optimistic one...maybe in 2-5+ years ?
hari: Also can you tell me why you are still bullish..forget seasons...last 2 years , year on year margin, revenues and market share is decreasing. The share price fall is indicative of this trend.
azalea: Wilo I give way to your understanding and knowledge of the consolidation steps being taken in the Kaz cement market. However, given the 28.66% stake amassed over the years by Malaysian millionaire/billionaire Amzi Wan Hamzah in STCM, I question the thinking that he might be interested in buying into/out another cement company; when he has yet to see a return on the millions he has invested in STCM. My thinking is that he is looking for a buyer for a greatly modernised STCM either by another participant in the Kaz cement market, or a by Chinese cement company ahead of an agreement by involved governments to build an international standard gauge rail line from China to Tehran via Kazakhstan. Any increase in the stakes held by current holders in STCM, could certainly point in the latter direction, and boost its share price.
azalea: Everything is up except the delivery price (ex VAT)down 9%, which is far less than the fall in the share price over the same period. Along with line 5 low cost production steaming ahead to its target of 2.5m tonnes this year, if market share increases further, it might afford a move to increase prices. FY results might reveal a further dividend. At the current price Mr Hamzah might decide to add a further chunk to his 27.03% holding.
arej: one of three small caps picks for 2012 in shares magazine. the article acknowledges the problems with debt and the kazakh economy that have held the share price back but suggests 2012 could be a good year.
scburbs: Market share seems to be going well at the moment. However, it is clear that becoming cash flow positive and profitable will be the key drivers of any share price re-rating. Still very highly geared even after the placings. Hopefully the Chinese will try and corner the world's cement market and send the cement price up as they could do with a higher price! "For the first 9 months of 2010, the cement market in Kazakhstan increased by 8% compared to the corresponding period in 2009. Steppe Cement estimates the cement market for 2010 to be 5.4 million tonnes. Imports into Kazakhstan declined to 20% of the total market from 23% in the corresponding 9-month period in 2009 while Steppe Cement's market share increased to 21.5% from 19% in the corresponding 9-month period in 2009."
arej: bookiebuster, you are right that the debt is a problem and has been the reason for the placings, which have been imposed on the company. but to say that placings through two of the most difficult years for many decades are the norm seems a bit unfair. construction crashed in kazakhstan but is on its way up and if cement demand increases and cement prices increase, which seems reasonable to expect, then stcm is in a good position to claim a sizeable chunk of the market. my understanding is that to build the cement facilities that stcm has would cost upwards of £500m so a market cap of £80m with some £50m of debt still leaves some room for growth. of course it all depends on how quickly demand for cement picks up in kaz. a lot of ifs and whens, of course, but that is why they call kaz a frontier market and why the share price is where it is.
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