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Omni BridgewayASX:OBL Stock Report

Market Cap

AU$871.8m

7D

-5.3%

1Y

-10.0%

Updated

26 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
OBL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

OBL Overview

Omni Bridgeway Limited engages in investing in litigation and dispute resolution matters in Australia, the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Omni Bridgeway Competitors

Burford Capital

AIM:BUR

UK£1.7b

Litigation Capital Management

AIM:LIT

UK£139.0m

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Omni Bridgeway
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$3.24
52 Week HighAU$3.20
52 Week LowAU$4.62
Beta1.08
1 Month Change-8.22%
3 Month Change-3.86%
1 Year Change-10.00%
3 Year Change13.68%
5 Year Change78.02%
Change since IPO1,520.00%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

OBLAU Professional ServicesAU Market
7D-5.3%-1.8%0.8%
1Y-10.0%35.6%24.4%

Return vs Industry: OBL underperformed the Australian Professional Services industry which returned 35.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: OBL underperformed the Australian Market which returned 24.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is OBL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
OBL volatility
OBL Beta1.08
Industry Beta0.92
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: OBL is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: OBL's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1986180Andrew Sakerhttps://www.omnibridgeway.com

Omni Bridgeway Limited engages in investing in litigation and dispute resolution matters in Australia, the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. It offers dispute funding solutions, including bankruptcy, commercial, intellectual property, investor recoveries, class/group actions, appeals, and whistleblower. The company also provides arbitration financing; funding for companies; litigation financing; judgment enforcement; law firm financing; and distressed asset recovery solutions.

Omni Bridgeway Fundamentals Summary

How do Omni Bridgeway's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
OBL fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$871.79m
Earnings (TTM)-AU$25.45m
Revenue (TTM)AU$16.46m

52.2x

P/S Ratio

-33.7x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
OBL income statement (TTM)
RevenueAU$16.46m
Cost of RevenueAU$54.79m
Gross Profit-AU$38.32m
Expenses-AU$12.87m
Earnings-AU$25.45m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.096
Gross Margin-232.80%
Net Profit Margin-154.60%
Debt/Equity Ratio19.1%

How did OBL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

2.59x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: OBL (A$3.24) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$1.22)

Significantly Below Fair Value: OBL is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: OBL is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the AU Professional Services industry average (3.4x).


Future Growth

How is Omni Bridgeway forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

12.4%

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 Omni Bridgeway 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 Omni Bridgeway performed over the past 5 years?

-55.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: OBL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: OBL is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: OBL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 55.8% per year.

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

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


Return on Equity

High ROE: OBL has a negative Return on Equity (-2.42%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Omni Bridgeway's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: OBL's short term assets (A$358.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$73.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: OBL's short term assets (A$358.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$230.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: OBL's debt to equity ratio (19.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: OBL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 39.5% to 19.1% 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: OBL has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: OBL has sufficient cash runway for 1.2 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 14.8% each year.


Dividend

What is Omni Bridgeway current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

5.14%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate OBL'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 OBL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of OBL'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?

3.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Andrew Saker

6.75yrs

Tenure

AU$2,735,621

Compensation

Mr. Andrew Saker has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Omni Bridgeway Limited (formerly known as IMF Bentham Limited) since January 5, 2015 and has been its Chief Strategy Officer o...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Andrew's total compensation ($USD2.05M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD991.03K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Andrew's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: OBL's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: OBL's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: OBL insiders have sold more shares than they have bought 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 4.3%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Omni Bridgeway Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Omni Bridgeway Limited
  • Ticker: OBL
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1986
  • Industry: Research and Consulting Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: AU$871.787m
  • Shares outstanding: 264.98m
  • Website: https://www.omnibridgeway.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Omni Bridgeway Limited
  • 68 Pitt Street
  • Level 18
  • Sydney
  • New South Wales
  • 2000
  • Australia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/26 07:02
End of Day Share Price2021/10/26 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.