Sibanye Stillwater

Key Performance Metrics

  • The review of Profit Margin witnessed a surging trend. The Net Profit Margin improved from -4.98% in 2017 to 19.63% in 2021.
  • The average EBIT Margin for the period under analysis was 9.81%, with 2017 and 2020 performing the worst and best, respectively.
  • In the current year, Sibanye Stillwater was able to cover its interest liabilities 64 times in the current year- compared to 2017 when it was 0 times.
  • The Asset turnover stood at 1.20 times in 2021 from 1.08 in 2017, implying a high performance on Assets of the business in relation to revenue.


  • The revenue of Sibanye Stillwater has increased year on year. The revenue increased by 44% between 2017 and 2018 and a further 75% increase was recorded between 2019 and 2020. There also occurred an increase of 35% between 2020 and 2021 (the current period). 
  • Sibanye Stillwater’s performance in profitability looks good as the return on capital employed also recorded good performance during the period of analysis.


  • The company’s result in liquidity looks strong, as current ratio/acid test increased from 2.99:1/1.56:1 to 3.16:1/1.94:1 on the last year. Which implies that the company has enough assets to settle its current liabilities.

Capital Structure

  • Sibanye Stillwater is both equity and debt financed.
  • The debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio has been falling year on year. The gearing position of the company appears to be low as it stood at 88% in the current year.

Source: Sibanye Stillwater Annual Report

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