Cooper Energy Limited, an upstream oil and gas exploration and production company, engages in the discovery, commercialization, and sale of gas to south-east Australia.
High growth potential and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Cooper Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: COE has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
AU Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
AU Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: COE exceeded the Australian Oil and Gas industry which returned -8.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: COE underperformed the Australian Market which returned 15.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Cooper Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Cooper Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: COE (A$0.57) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$2.29)
Significantly Below Fair Value: COE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: COE is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: COE 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 COE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: COE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the AU Oil and Gas industry average (1.2x).
How is Cooper Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: COE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.1%).
Earnings vs Market: COE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: COE's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: COE's revenue (41.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: COE's revenue (41.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: COE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.1%).
How has Cooper Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: COE is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: COE is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: COE is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 21.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare COE's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: COE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (58.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: COE has a negative Return on Equity (-2.78%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Cooper Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: COE's short term assets (A$189.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$57.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: COE's short term assets (A$189.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$510.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: COE's debt to equity ratio (49.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if COE's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: COE has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: COE's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.9x debt).
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: COE has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if COE has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Cooper Energy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate COE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate COE's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if COE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if COE'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 COE'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?
Average management tenure
David Maxwell (65yo)
Mr. David P. Maxwell, M.Tech, FAICD has been the Managing Director of Cooper Energy Limited since October 12, 2011. Mr. Maxwell served as Vice President and General Manager of LNG Business Development of B ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD1.55M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD931.92K).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|MD & Executive Director||8.3yrs||AU$2.32m||1.16% A$10.7m|
|Chief Financial Officer||2.7yrs||AU$738.96k||0.0025% A$23.0k|
|General Manager of Projects & Operations||0.08yrs||AU$704.41k||no data|
|General Manager of HSEC & Technical Services||0.08yrs||AU$816.19k||0.16% A$1.5m|
|Executive Officer||0.5yrs||AU$656.86k||0.11% A$1.0m|
|General Manager of Exploration & Subsurface||3.1yrs||AU$854.64k||0.27% A$2.4m|
|General Manager of Development||2.8yrs||AU$857.28k||0.0083% A$76.3k|
|Company Secretary & General Counsel||0.5yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: COE's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|MD & Executive Director||8.3yrs||AU$2.32m||1.16% A$10.7m|
|Non-Executive Chairman||7yrs||AU$210.00k||0.053% A$485.4k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||6.5yrs||AU$130.00k||0.011% A$101.4k|
|Non Executive Director||7.7yrs||AU$223.09k||0.19% A$1.7m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||8.3yrs||AU$130.00k||0.063% A$574.4k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.7yrs||AU$100.20k||0.0098% A$90.4k|
Experienced Board: COE's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 years average tenure).
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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 7%.
Cooper Energy Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cooper Energy Limited
- Ticker: COE
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2001
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: AU$919.056m
- Shares outstanding: 1.63b
- Website: https://www.cooperenergy.com.au
Number of Employees
- Cooper Energy Limited
- 70 Franklin Street
- Level 8
- South Australia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|COE||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Mar 2002|
|COPJ.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Mar 2002|
|CDP||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Mar 2002|
|COE||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Mar 2002|
Cooper Energy Limited, an upstream oil and gas exploration and production company, engages in the discovery, commercialization, and sale of gas to south-east Australia. It principally holds interest in the Sole gas field in the Gippsland Basin. As of June 30, 2019, the company had proved and probable reserves of approximately 52.7 million barrels of oil equivalent, and contingent resources of approximately 23.9 million barrels of oil equivalent. Cooper Energy Limited was incorporated in 2001 and is headquartered in Adelaide, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/20 10:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/20 00:00|
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