Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

CFOAM Limited, through its subsidiary CFOAM LLC, produces and commercializes CFOAM products in the United States.

Snowflake Analysis

Weak fundamentals or lack of information.

Share Price & News

How has CFOAM's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CFO's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




AU Electrical


AU Market

1 Year Return




AU Electrical


AU Market

Return vs Industry: CFO underperformed the Australian Electrical industry which returned -34.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CFO underperformed the Australian Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-30.0%-5.9%-7.1%
30 Day-30.0%-9.1%-5.3%
90 Dayn/a-15.6%-3.2%
1 Year-65.0%-65.0%-34.4%-34.9%11.3%6.7%
3 Year-87.7%-87.7%-60.0%-62.0%28.2%11.2%
5 Yearn/a-52.2%-59.5%40.9%9.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is CFOAM's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News


Is CFOAM undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate CFO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate CFO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CFO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Electrical industry average.

PE vs Market: CFO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CFO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CFO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the AU Electrical industry average (1.9x).

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Future Growth

How is CFOAM forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Capital Goods industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as CFOAM has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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Past Performance

How has CFOAM performed over the past 5 years?


Last years earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CFO is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: CFO is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if CFO's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CFO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: CFO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (4.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: CFO has a negative Return on Equity (-307.22%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is CFOAM's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CFO's short term assets ($1.5M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($2.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: CFO's short term assets ($1.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($7.3M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CFO's debt to equity ratio (445.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if CFO's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: CFO has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: CFO's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.2x debt).

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: CFO has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: CFO has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -33.3% each year

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What is CFOAM's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CFO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CFO's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CFO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CFO's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CFO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Flemming Bjoernslev 0





Mr. Flemming B. Bjoernslev has been President and Chief Executive Officer of CFOAM Limited since October 2019 and has been its Executive Director since May 1, 2019. Mr. Bjoernslev is an Operating Partner w ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Flemming's total compensation ($USD81.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD252.03K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Flemming's compensation with company performance.

Leadership Team

Gary Steinepreis
Non-Executive Chairman & Company Secretary0yrsUS$52.58k2.53% $252.0k
Flemming Bjoernslev
President0.3yrsUS$81.00k0.17% $16.8k
Mark Morse
Chief Operating Officer1.5yrsUS$254.36kno data
Toby Robert Chandler
Executive Vice President of Strategic Business0yrsUS$227.88k3.95% $393.6k
Eric Provenzano
Director of Finance1.5yrsno datano data


Average Tenure

Experienced Management: CFO's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: CFO insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 12.3%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

CFOAM Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: CFOAM Limited
  • Ticker: CFO
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2016
  • Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: AU$9.956m
  • Shares outstanding: 177.79m
  • Website:


  • CFOAM Limited
  • 33 Ord Street
  • Level 1
  • West Perth
  • Western Australia
  • 6005
  • Australia


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CFOASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDOct 2016
CFOCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDOct 2016
CFFM.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDOct 2016


CFOAM Limited, through its subsidiary CFOAM LLC, produces and commercializes CFOAM products in the United States. The company’s CFOAM product is an inorganic carbon material that is manufactured from coal, pitch, or lignin feedstock. Its carbon foam products are used in various markets, including energy absorbing, defense, rocket nozzle, and acoustic absorbing applications, as well as composite tooling for the aerospace sector, energy absorbing and hot structures, blast protection systems, exhaust systems, thermal protection systems, and structural panels. The company’s carbon foam products are also used in construction/fireproofing applications, such as wall fire proof core materials, prefabricated wall applications, and safe room construction; EMI shielding applications; radar absorbing materials for use in electromagnetic interference reduction, suppression of surface waves, and reduced cross section applications; fuel cells for transportation, stationary, and portable applications; and batteries and electrodes construction, as well as in filters, catalytic converters, bumpers, antennas, abrasives, joiner panels, insensitive munitions, armors, mirrors, medical, and optical benches. CFOAM Limited was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in West Perth, Australia. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/28 10:51
End of Day Share Price2020/02/28 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/06/30

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.