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Energy ActionASX:EAX Stock Report

Market Cap

AU$8.6m

7D

0%

1Y

25.5%

Updated

14 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
EAX fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

EAX Overview

Energy Action Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides electricity and gas procurement, energy management, and retail billing services in Australia.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Energy Action
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.32
52 Week HighAU$0.24
52 Week LowAU$0.45
Beta2
1 Month Change-5.88%
3 Month Change-4.48%
1 Year Change25.49%
3 Year Change-60.25%
5 Year Change-81.18%
Change since IPO-75.39%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

EAXAU Professional ServicesAU Market
7D0%3.2%0.3%
1Y25.5%30.8%17.9%

Return vs Industry: EAX matched the Australian Professional Services industry which returned 30.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: EAX exceeded the Australian Market which returned 17.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is EAX's price volatile compared to industry and market?
EAX volatility
EAX Beta2
Industry Beta0.92
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine EAX's volatility over the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine EAX's volatility change over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2000n/aBruce Macfarlanehttps://www.energyaction.com.au

Energy Action Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides electricity and gas procurement, energy management, and retail billing services in Australia. The company operates Australian Energy Exchange for electricity and gas procurement service through online, real time, and reverse auction platform for business customers. It also provides Energy Metrics, an independent manager services platform that offers energy consumption monitoring and costing, energy emissions monitoring, contract administration, detailed technical reporting, desktop energy efficiency review, and additional reporting and monitoring services.

Energy Action Fundamentals Summary

How do Energy Action's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
EAX fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$8.64m
Earnings (TTM)-AU$1.00m
Revenue (TTM)AU$14.36m

0.6x

P/S Ratio

-8.6x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
EAX income statement (TTM)
RevenueAU$14.36m
Cost of RevenueAU$11.11m
Gross ProfitAU$3.25m
ExpensesAU$4.25m
Earnings-AU$1.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.037
Gross Margin22.64%
Net Profit Margin-6.97%
Debt/Equity Ratio280.6%

How did EAX perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

3.48x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: EAX is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Professional Services industry average.

PE vs Market: EAX 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 EAX's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: EAX is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.5x) compared to the AU Professional Services industry average (3.9x).


Future Growth

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

12.5%

Forecasted Commercial Services 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 Energy Action 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.


Past Performance

How has Energy Action performed over the past 5 years?

-31.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: EAX is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: EAX is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: EAX is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 31.5% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: EAX is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (9.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: EAX has a negative Return on Equity (-40.31%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Energy Action's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: EAX's short term assets (A$8.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$3.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: EAX's short term assets (A$8.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$7.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: EAX's debt to equity ratio (280.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: EAX's debt to equity ratio has increased from 33.7% to 280.6% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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: EAX has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: EAX has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 19.2% each year.


Dividend

What is Energy Action current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: EAX is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

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


Next Steps

Management

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

1.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bruce Macfarlane

0.083

Tenure

Mr. Bruce Duncan Macfarlane serves as an Executive Director at Energy Action Limited since February 25, 2021 and he also serves as its Interim Chief Executive Officer since September 23, 2021. With him he...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: EAX's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: EAX's board of directors are considered experienced (5.7 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if 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 4%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Energy Action Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Energy Action Limited
  • Ticker: EAX
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Research and Consulting Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: AU$8.636m
  • Shares outstanding: 26.99m
  • Website: https://www.energyaction.com.au

Number of Employees


Location

  • Energy Action Limited
  • 56 Station Street
  • Level 5
  • Parramatta
  • New South Wales
  • 2150
  • Australia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/14 15:49
End of Day Share Price2021/10/14 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2021/06/30


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.