Steamships Trading Company Share Price and Company Fundamentals

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Last traded: 09/13/2022

Steamships Trading Company Limited engages in the shipping, transport, property, and hotel businesses in Papua New Guinea. The company operates through three segments: Hotels and Property, Logistics, and Commercial and Investment. It offers scheduled services to manufacturers, wholesalers, and liner carriers; depot services comprising equipment hire, warehousing, and bonded or unbonded yard storage; short and long term vessel charters specialized in shallow water river shipping; and develops, implements, and supports intermodal logistics solutions linked to land-based services, such as road transport, cargo handling, storage, customs clearance, lay down areas, and warehousing. The company also provides services, which include towage, moorage, salvage, commercial diving, and life rafts. In addition, it operates a fleet of prime movers, heavy and light trucks, forklifts, and reach stackers for the transport of bulk fuel, containerized cargoes, and break-bulk cargoes; offers customs cargo clearance service in Lae and Port Moresby; and provides project solutions for the mining, oil and gas, and commercial sectors. Further, the company manages eight hotel, and residence and apartment properties; operates food and beverage outlets; and develops and holds residential, commercial, retail, and industrial properties. Additionally, it is involved in the commercial and insurance activities. Steamships Trading Company Limited operates a fleet of 10 coastal vessels; and 15 tugs and 10 associated support vessels. The company was incorporated in 1918 and is headquartered in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Steamships Trading Company Limited is a subsidiary of John Swire & Sons (PNG) Limited.

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Company profile

Primary activitiesHotel Management, Property, Shipping and Transport
Industry / SectorIntegrated Freight & Logistics / Industrials
Full time employees2507
Mailing addressWalter Bay Industrial Centre Building 1 Units 1-4, Matirogo Part of Allotment 31, Section 140 P.O. Box 1, National Capital District Port Moresby 121 Papua New Guinea
Phone / Fax675 313 7400 / 675 321 3595


Steamships Trading Company does not pay dividends.

Company Executives

As of Oct 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on Steamships Trading Company.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Rupert Peter Napier BrayMD & Director
Mr. Michael Richard ScantleburyFin. Director, Company Sec. & Exec. Director
Mr. Greg KettletonJVPS National Terminals & Operations Mang.
Ms. Deborah OngaGroup Legal Counsel

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Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Steamships Trading Company is and its enterprise value is .

The SST's stocks Beta value is 0.03 making it 97% less volatile compared to ASX market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

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Steamships Trading Company (ASX:SST) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Steamships Trading Company's Stock Symbol?

Steamships Trading Company trades on ASX under the ticker symbol "SST".

2. What is Steamships Trading Company's stock price today?

One share of SST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.

3. How can I contact Steamships Trading Company?

Steamships Trading Company's mailing address is Walter Bay Industrial Centre Building 1 Units 1-4, Matirogo Part of Allotment 31, Section 140 P.O. Box 1, National Capital District Port Moresby 121 Papua New Guinea. The company can be reached via phone at 675 313 7400.

4. What is Steamships Trading Company's official website?

The official website of Steamships Trading Company is

5. Which share registry manages Steamships Trading Company's stock?

Steamships Trading Company's stock is managed by COMPUTERSHARE INVESTOR SERVICES PTY LIMITED.