Elders Limited

06 November 2023

Investment Type
Risk Level
Speculative Buy
Rec. Price (AU$)

** For simplicity purpose, certain recommendations are indicated as Buy in the overview table of the report, and depending on the risk factors may be categorised as Speculative Buy in particular.

Section 1: Company Overview and Fundamentals Insights

Company Overview: Headquartered in Adelaide, Elders Limited (ASX: ELD) is an Australian agribusiness with diverse business operations covering rural services, real estate, insurance and more. Kalkine’s Investor Report covers the Investment Highlights, Management Insights, Key Financial Metrics, Risks, Technical Analysis along with the Valuation, Target Price, and Recommendation on the stock.

1.2 The Key Positives, Negatives, Investment Highlights, and Risks

1.3 Top 10 Shareholders:

The top 10 shareholders together form ~22.05% of the total shareholding. The Vanguard Group, Inc. and Macquarie Investment Management Global Ltd. hold maximum stakes in the company at ~5.01% and ~4.22%, respectively.

1.4 Key Metrics: ELD's Asset Turnover Ratio of 0.77x in 1HFY23 was higher than industry median of 0.44x. Below is captured other metrics:

Section 2: Business Updates, Financial and Operational Highlights

2.1 Recent Business Updates:

2.2 1HFY23 Results Highlights (for the period ended 31 March 2023): Below mentioned are some key financial highlights:   

2.3 Historical Financial Trend

Section 3: Key Risks and Outlook:

Section 4: Stock Recommendation Summary

4.1 Price Performance and Technical Summary

The stock has risen by ~11.29% in last 1 month, whereas over the last 1 year, the stock has fallen by 53.59%. The stock has a 52-week low and 52-week high of AUD 5.460 and AUD 13.390, respectively, and is currently below the mid-point of its 52-week low and high. ELD was last covered in a report dated ’29 September 2023’.

4.2 Fundamental Valuation

Valuation Methodology: P/E Multiple Based Relative Valuation (Illustrative)

Markets are trading in a highly volatile zone currently due to certain macro-economic issues and geopolitical tensions prevailing. Therefore, it is prudent to follow a cautious approach while investing.

Note 1: Past performance is neither an indicator nor a guarantee of future performance.

Note 2: The reference date for all price data, currency, technical indicators, support, and resistance levels is 6 November 2023. The reference data in this report has been partly sourced from REFINITIV.

Note 3: Investment decisions should be made depending on an individual's appetite for upside potential, risks, holding duration, and any previous holdings. An 'Exit' from the stock can be considered if the Target Price mentioned as per the Valuation and or the technical levels provided has been achieved and is subject to the factors discussed above.

Note 4: Dividend Yield may vary as per the stock price movement.

Technical Indicators Defined: -

Support: A level at which the stock prices tend to find support if they are falling, and a downtrend may take a pause backed by demand or buying interest. Support 1 refers to the nearby support level for the stock and if the price breaches the level, then Support 2 may act as the crucial support level for the stock.

Resistance: A level at which the stock prices tend to find resistance when they are rising, and an uptrend may take a pause due to profit booking or selling interest. Resistance 1 refers to the nearby resistance level for the stock and if the price surpasses the level, then Resistance 2 may act as the crucial resistance level for the stock.

Stop-loss: It is a level to protect further losses in case of unfavourable movement in the stock prices.

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