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Executive Summary

Imperial Pacific Limited is a publicly owned asset management holding company. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer.

Share Price & News

How has Imperial Pacific's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

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

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

Market Performance

7 Day Return




AU Capital Markets


AU Market

1 Year Return




AU Capital Markets


AU Market

Return vs Industry: IPC exceeded the Australian Capital Markets industry which returned -0.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: IPC exceeded the Australian Market which returned -1.6% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day0%0.6%1.1%
30 Day-2.8%5.4%8.7%
90 Dayn/a5.2%9.0%
1 Year13.8%4.0%2.9%-0.5%1.5%-1.8%
3 Year13.1%-7.9%38.0%21.4%22.0%7.1%
5 Year144.5%75.0%71.8%36.8%54.6%23.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Imperial Pacific's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News


Is Imperial Pacific undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: IPC is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the AU Capital Markets industry average (1.3x).

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Future Growth

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


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 Imperial Pacific 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.

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Past Performance

How has Imperial Pacific performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: IPC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: IPC is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: IPC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 7.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: IPC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (-13.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: IPC has a negative Return on Equity (-4.28%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Imperial Pacific's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: IPC's short term assets (A$1.0M) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$2.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: IPC's short term assets (A$1.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$21.9K).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: IPC is debt free.

Reducing Debt: IPC has not had any debt for 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: Whilst unprofitable IPC has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: IPC is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 0.2% per year.

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What is Imperial Pacific current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: IPC's dividend (5.95%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.06%).

High Dividend: IPC's dividend (5.95%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.1%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: IPC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: IPC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: IPC is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

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


Average board tenure


Peter E. Murray

no data




Mr. Peter E. J. Murray, BA, FCA, SA Finsia, serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Imperial Pacific Limited (formerly Belmont Holding s Ltd.) since 1981 and serves its Chief Operating Office...

Board Members

Peter E. Murray
Chairmanno dataAU$129.60k24.57%
A$ 1.3m
David Butel
Independent Non Executive Director1.83yrsAU$32.85k0.75%
A$ 38.6k
Neil Schafer
Independent Non Executive Director1.67yrsAU$32.85k0.081%
A$ 4.2k


Average Tenure

Experienced Board: IPC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: IPC insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Imperial Pacific Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Imperial Pacific Limited
  • Ticker: IPC
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1936
  • Industry: Diversified Capital Markets
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: AU$5.186m
  • Shares outstanding: 4.94m
  • Website:


  • Imperial Pacific Limited
  • 111 Harrington Street
  • Suite 212
  • Sydney
  • New South Wales
  • 2000
  • Australia


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
IPCASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDJan 1992


Imperial Pacific Limited is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries, it operates as an investment and financial services company in Australia. It is involved in the port...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/27 07:04
End of Day Share Price2020/10/30 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/06/30

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.