XRF Stock Overview
XRF Scientific Limited manufactures and markets precious metal products, specialized chemicals, and instruments for the scientific, analytical, construction material, and mining industries in Australia, Canada, and Europe.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.56|
|52 Week High||AU$0.77|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.42|
|1 Month Change||-15.15%|
|3 Month Change||-15.79%|
|1 Year Change||17.90%|
|3 Year Change||194.74%|
|5 Year Change||220.00%|
|Change since IPO||160.47%|
Recent News & Updates
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|XRF||AU Machinery||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: XRF exceeded the Australian Machinery industry which returned -55.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: XRF exceeded the Australian Market which returned -9.6% over the past year.
|XRF Average Weekly Movement||6.7%|
|Machinery Industry Average Movement||9.5%|
|Market Average Movement||9.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||16.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.3%|
Stable Share Price: XRF is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: XRF's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
XRF Scientific Limited manufactures and markets precious metal products, specialized chemicals, and instruments for the scientific, analytical, construction material, and mining industries in Australia, Canada, and Europe. It operates through Capital Equipment, Precious Metals, and Consumables segments. The Capital Equipment segment designs, manufactures, and services automated fusion equipment, and high temperature test and production furnaces, as well as general laboratory equipment.
XRF Scientific Fundamentals Summary
|XRF fundamental statistics|
Is XRF overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|XRF income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$19.34m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.041|
|Net Profit Margin||15.89%|
How did XRF perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.6%Current Dividend Yield
Is XRF undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for XRF?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is XRF's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does XRF's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|XRF PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
EGL Environmental Group
XRF XRF Scientific
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: XRF is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.7x) compared to the peer average (19.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does XRF's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Machinery Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: XRF is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.7x) compared to the Global Machinery industry average (18.4x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is XRF's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||13.7x|
|Fair PE Ratio||11.5x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: XRF is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.7x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.5x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of XRF when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: XRF (A$0.56) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$0.83)
Significantly Below Fair Value: XRF is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: XRF is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.8x)
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How is XRF Scientific forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: XRF's forecast earnings growth (5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).
Earnings vs Market: XRF's earnings (5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: XRF's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: XRF's revenue (5.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (5.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: XRF's revenue (5.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: XRF's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.6%).
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How has XRF Scientific performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: XRF has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: XRF's current net profit margins (15.9%) are higher than last year (13.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: XRF's earnings have grown significantly by 39.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: XRF's earnings growth over the past year (42.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (39.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: XRF earnings growth over the past year (42.9%) exceeded the Machinery industry -28.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: XRF's Return on Equity (13.8%) is considered low.
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How is XRF Scientific's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: XRF's short term assets (A$23.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$7.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: XRF's short term assets (A$23.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$2.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: XRF has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: XRF's debt to equity ratio has increased from 4.2% to 11.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: XRF's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (109.8%).
Interest Coverage: XRF's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (240.6x coverage).
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What is XRF Scientific current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: XRF's dividend (3.57%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.73%).
High Dividend: XRF's dividend (3.57%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (6.67%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: XRF's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: XRF's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (48.6%), XRF's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (62.4%), XRF's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Vance Stazzonelli, B.Comm has been the Chief Executive Officer of XRF Scientific Limited since August 6, 2012 and Company Secretary since June 16, 2008. Mr. Stazzonelli has been Managing Director and D...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Vance's total compensation ($USD253.68K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD289.00K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Vance's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: XRF's management team is seasoned and experienced (14 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: XRF's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: XRF insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
XRF Scientific Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: XRF Scientific Limited
- Ticker: XRF
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1972
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: AU$76.100m
- Shares outstanding: 135.89m
- Website: https://www.xrfscientific.com
- XRF Scientific Limited
- 86 Guthrie Street
- Osborne Park
- Western Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/28 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/28 00:00|
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.