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ARC

Australian Rural CapitalASX:ARC Stock Report

Market Cap

AU$18.2m

7D

6.2%

1Y

71.4%

Updated

22 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
ARC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

ARC Overview

Australian Rural Capital Limited is a publicly owned investment manager.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Australian Rural Capital
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.60
52 Week HighAU$0.086
52 Week LowAU$0.72
Beta0.19
1 Month Change9.09%
3 Month Change84.62%
1 Year Change71.43%
3 Year Change3.45%
5 Year Change5.26%
Change since IPO-98.93%

Recent News & Updates

Mar 11
This Insider Has Just Sold Shares In Australian Rural Capital Limited (ASX:ARC)

This Insider Has Just Sold Shares In Australian Rural Capital Limited (ASX:ARC)

Anyone interested in Australian Rural Capital Limited ( ASX:ARC ) should probably be aware that the Executive Chairman...

Dec 15
Have Insiders Been Selling Australian Rural Capital Limited (ASX:ARC) Shares?

Have Insiders Been Selling Australian Rural Capital Limited (ASX:ARC) Shares?

We've lost count of how many times insiders have accumulated shares in a company that goes on to improve markedly...

Shareholder Returns

ARCAU Capital MarketsAU Market
7D6.2%2.8%0.7%
1Y71.4%26.3%21.4%

Return vs Industry: ARC exceeded the Australian Capital Markets industry which returned 26.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ARC exceeded the Australian Market which returned 21.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ARC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ARC volatility
ARC Beta0.19
Industry Beta0.99
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: ARC is more volatile than 90% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 16% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ARC's weekly volatility has decreased from 52% to 16% over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Australian stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1979n/aHarley Grosserhttps://www.ruralcapital.com.au

Australian Rural Capital Limited is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm invests in the private equity markets across the globe. It operates as a closed-end strategic and specialist investor in Australian listed securities.

Australian Rural Capital Fundamentals Summary

How do Australian Rural Capital's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ARC fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$18.16m
Earnings (TTM)-AU$577.49k
Revenue (TTM)n/a

-101.0x

P/S Ratio

-30.9x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ARC income statement (TTM)
Revenue-AU$176.91k
Cost of RevenueAU$1.01k
Gross Profit-AU$177.92k
ExpensesAU$399.56k
Earnings-AU$577.49k

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.019
Gross Margin100.57%
Net Profit Margin326.43%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did ARC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Australian Rural Capital undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

5.37x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ARC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Capital Markets industry average.

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ARC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.4x) compared to the AU Capital Markets industry average (1.4x).


Future Growth

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

9.1%

Forecasted Diversified Financials 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 Australian Rural Capital 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 Australian Rural Capital performed over the past 5 years?

-41.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ARC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ARC is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ARC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 41.5% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: ARC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (12.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ARC has a negative Return on Equity (-17.35%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Australian Rural Capital's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ARC's short term assets (A$3.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$124.7K).

Long Term Liabilities: ARC has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ARC is debt free.

Reducing Debt: ARC had no debt 5 years ago.


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: Whilst unprofitable ARC has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: ARC is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 19.6% per year.


Dividend

What is Australian Rural Capital current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

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

6.1yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Harley Grosser

0.25

Tenure

Mr. Harley Grosser has been a Non-Executive Director at Motio Limited since February 05, 2021. He has been a Director of Australian Rural Capital Limited since July 01, 2021 and serves as its Managing Dire...


Board Members

Experienced Board: ARC's board of directors are considered experienced (6.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: ARC 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 substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 130%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Australian Rural Capital Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Australian Rural Capital Limited
  • Ticker: ARC
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1979
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: AU$18.164m
  • Shares outstanding: 29.78m
  • Website: https://www.ruralcapital.com.au

Location

  • Australian Rural Capital Limited
  • 111 Eagle Street
  • Level 24
  • Brisbane
  • Queensland
  • 4000
  • Australia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/22 07:02
End of Day Share Price2021/10/22 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.