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.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.58|
|52 Week High||AU$0.69|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.27|
|1 Month Change||-12.69%|
|3 Month Change||3.54%|
|1 Year Change||88.71%|
|3 Year Change||317.86%|
|5 Year Change||216.22%|
|Change since IPO||172.09%|
Recent News & Updates
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|XRF||AU Machinery||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: XRF exceeded the Australian Machinery industry which returned 21.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: XRF exceeded the Australian Market which returned 9.8% over the past year.
|XRF Average Weekly Movement||6.5%|
|Machinery Industry Average Movement||8.4%|
|Market Average Movement||8.3%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||15.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||3.7%|
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$17.50m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.038|
|Net Profit Margin||16.39%|
How did XRF perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.4%Current Dividend Yield
Is XRF Scientific undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: XRF (A$0.59) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$0.73)
Significantly Below Fair Value: XRF is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: XRF is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.5x) compared to the Australian Machinery industry average (23.8x).
PE vs Market: XRF is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.5x) compared to the Australian market (18.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: XRF is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: XRF is good value based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the AU Machinery industry average (2.2x).
How is XRF Scientific forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: XRF's forecast earnings growth (9.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: XRF's earnings (9.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (11.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: XRF's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: XRF's revenue (6.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (5.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: XRF's revenue (6.3% 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 (12.1%).
How has XRF Scientific performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: XRF has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: XRF's current net profit margins (16.4%) are higher than last year (10.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: XRF's earnings have grown significantly by 35.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: XRF's earnings growth over the past year (64.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (35.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: XRF earnings growth over the past year (64.4%) exceeded the Machinery industry 25.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: XRF's Return on Equity (13.1%) is considered low.
How is XRF Scientific's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: XRF's short term assets (A$22.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$8.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: XRF's short term assets (A$22.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$832.5K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: XRF has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: XRF's debt to equity ratio has increased from 3.7% to 11.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: XRF's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (97.8%).
Interest Coverage: XRF's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (182.1x coverage).
What is XRF Scientific current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: XRF's dividend (3.42%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.3%).
High Dividend: XRF's dividend (3.42%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.58%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: XRF's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: XRF's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (52.4%), XRF's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: XRF's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (51.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Vance Stazzonelli, B.Comm has been the Chief Executive Officer of XRF Scientific Limited since August 6, 2012 and Company Secretary since June 16, 2008. Mr. Stazzonelli has been Managing Director and D...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Vance's total compensation ($USD259.43K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD291.30K).
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 (9.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: XRF's board of directors are considered experienced (6.7 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
- Market Cap: AU$80.800m
- Shares outstanding: 135.80m
- 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||2021/12/03 07:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/12/03 00:00|
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