The L.S. Starrett Company (SCX)
NYSE: SCX · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.01 (0.06%)
May 22, 2024, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

The L.S. Starrett Company Statistics

Total Valuation

SCX has a market cap or net worth of $113.38 million. The enterprise value is $118.08 million.

Market Cap 113.38M
Enterprise Value 118.08M

Important Dates

The last earnings date was Monday, May 13, 2024, before market open.

Earnings Date May 13, 2024
Ex-Dividend Date n/a

Share Statistics

SCX has 7.01 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 1.06% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 7.01M
Shares Change (YoY) +1.06%
Shares Change (QoQ) +2.08%
Owned by Insiders (%) 8.31%
Owned by Institutions (%) 47.26%
Float 6.16M

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 9.75.

PE Ratio 9.75
Forward PE n/a
PS Ratio 0.45
Forward PS n/a
PB Ratio 0.87
P/FCF Ratio 18.08
PEG Ratio n/a
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 4.56, with an EV/FCF ratio of 18.82.

EV / Earnings 9.38
EV / Sales 0.47
EV / EBITDA 4.56
EV / EBIT 6.13
EV / FCF 18.82

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 3.13, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 0.09.

Current Ratio 3.13
Quick Ratio 1.21
Debt / Equity 0.09
Debt / EBITDA 0.47
Debt / FCF 1.95
Interest Coverage n/a

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 9.70% and return on invested capital (ROIC) is 4.79%.

Return on Equity (ROE) 9.70%
Return on Assets (ROA) 6.60%
Return on Capital (ROIC) 4.79%
Revenue Per Employee $163,995
Profits Per Employee $8,235
Employee Count 1,529
Asset Turnover 1.32
Inventory Turnover 2.74


In the past 12 months, SCX has paid $6.67 million in taxes.

Income Tax 6.67M
Effective Tax Rate 34.63%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +43.82% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 0.48, so SCX's price volatility has been lower than the market average.

Beta (1Y) 0.48
52-Week Price Change +43.82%
50-Day Moving Average 16.00
200-Day Moving Average 12.38
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 70.04
Average Volume (30 Days) 88,753

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 29,504, so 0.42% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 29,504
Short Previous Month 30,626
Short % of Shares Out 0.42%
Short % of Float 0.48%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 0.45

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, SCX had revenue of $250.75 million and earned $12.59 million in profits. Earnings per share was $1.66.

Revenue 250.75M
Gross Profit 77.57M
Operating Income 10.42M
Pretax Income 19.26M
Net Income 12.59M
EBIT 19.26M
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $1.66
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $7.53 million in cash and $12.23 million in debt, giving a net cash position of -$4.70 million or -$0.67 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 7.53M
Total Debt 12.23M
Net Cash -4.70M
Net Cash Per Share -$0.67
Equity / Book Value 130.10M
Book Value Per Share 18.57
Working Capital 76.25M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $20.31 million and capital expenditures -$14.03 million, giving a free cash flow of $6.27 million.

Operating Cash Flow 20.31M
Capital Expenditures -14.03M
Free Cash Flow 6.27M
FCF Per Share $0.84
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 30.94%, with operating and profit margins of 4.16% and 5.02%.

Gross Margin 30.94%
Operating Margin 4.16%
Pretax Margin 7.68%
Profit Margin 5.02%
EBITDA Margin 10.32%
EBIT Margin 7.68%
FCF Margin 2.50%

Dividends & Yields

SCX does not appear to pay any dividends at this time.

Dividend Per Share n/a
Dividend Yield n/a
Dividend Growth (YoY) n/a
Years of Dividend Growth n/a
Payout Ratio n/a
Buyback Yield -1.06%
Shareholder Yield -1.06%
Earnings Yield 11.11%
FCF Yield 5.53%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

Price Target n/a
Price Target Difference n/a
Analyst Consensus n/a
Analyst Count n/a
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on January 9, 1981. It was a forward split with a ratio of 2:1.

Last Split Date Jan 9, 1981
Split Type Forward
Split Ratio 2:1


SCX has an Altman Z-Score of 4.24 and a Piotroski F-Score of 5.

Altman Z-Score 4.24
Piotroski F-Score 5