Queste Communications Ltd, through its subsidiary, Orion Equities Limited manages its investments in Australia.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.055|
|52 Week High||AU$0.027|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.055|
|1 Month Change||0%|
|3 Month Change||22.22%|
|1 Year Change||n/a|
|3 Year Change||-28.57%|
|5 Year Change||5.77%|
|Change since IPO||-69.44%|
Recent News & Updates
|QUE||AU Capital Markets||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how QUE performed against the Australian Capital Markets industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how QUE performed against the Australian Market.
Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine QUE's volatility over the past 3 months.
Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine QUE's volatility change over the past year.
About the Company
Queste Communications Ltd, through its subsidiary, Orion Equities Limited manages its investments in Australia. It invests in listed and unlisted securities; and develops and rents real estate properties. Queste Communications Ltd was incorporated in 1998 and is based in West Perth, Australia.
Queste Communications Fundamentals Summary
|QUE fundamental statistics|
Is QUE overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|QUE income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$0|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2020
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.038|
|Net Profit Margin||40.72%|
How did QUE perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Queste Communications undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate QUE's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate QUE's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: QUE is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.4x) compared to the Australian Capital Markets industry average (20.6x).
PE vs Market: QUE is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.4x) compared to the Australian market (19.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate QUE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: QUE is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the AU Capital Markets industry average (1.4x).
How is Queste Communications 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 Queste Communications 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.
How has Queste Communications performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: QUE has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: QUE became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: QUE has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 19.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: QUE has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: QUE has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (0.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: QUE's Return on Equity (48.9%) is considered outstanding.
How is Queste Communications's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: QUE's short term assets (A$1.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$610.2K).
Long Term Liabilities: QUE has no long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: QUE is debt free.
Reducing Debt: QUE has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: QUE has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: QUE has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Queste Communications's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate QUE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate QUE's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QUE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QUE's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of QUE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Farooq Khan (59 yo)
Mr. Farooq Khan, LLB, BJuris, serves as Managing Director of Queste Communications Limited since March 10, 1998. Mr. Khan has been Executive Chairman of Orion Equities Limited since October 23, 2006; Quest...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Farooq's total compensation ($USD25.96K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD264.02K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Farooq's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Queste Communications Ltd's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Queste Communications Ltd
- Ticker: QUE
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1998
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: AU$1.489m
- Shares outstanding: 27.07m
- Website: https://www.queste.com.au
- Queste Communications Ltd
- 31 Ventnor Avenue
- Level 2
- West Perth
- Western Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/08/23 08:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/05/26 00:00|
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.