ASX:EMP

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Emperor Energy Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production activities in the upstream oil and gas sector in Australia.

Snowflake

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Emperor Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: EMP has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.4%

EMP

0.7%

AU Oil and Gas

0.9%

AU Market


1 Year Return

33.3%

EMP

3.4%

AU Oil and Gas

16.3%

AU Market

Return vs Industry: EMP exceeded the Australian Oil and Gas industry which returned 3.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: EMP exceeded the Australian Market which returned 16.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

EMPIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.4%0.7%0.9%
30 Day-9.1%4.4%1.9%
90 Day-11.1%10.0%5.1%
1 Year33.3%33.3%7.7%3.4%23.0%16.3%
3 Year-21.4%-46.7%22.2%9.4%41.6%22.3%
5 Year-93.5%-95.6%-5.2%-18.8%57.7%22.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Emperor Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.84x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: EMP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: EMP is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the AU Oil and Gas industry average (1.4x).


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Future Growth

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

8.3%

Forecasted Energy 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 Emperor Energy 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 Emperor Energy performed over the past 5 years?

39.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: EMP has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: EMP is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: EMP is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 39.5% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: EMP is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (68.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: EMP has a negative Return on Equity (-21.23%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Emperor Energy's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: EMP's short term assets (A$602.1K) exceeds its short term liabilities (A$288.9K)

Long Term Liabilities: EMP has no long term liabilities


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: EMP is debt free.

Reducing Debt: EMP has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 6.6%.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: EMP has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if EMP's debt is covered by short term assets.


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: EMP has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: EMP has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -1.9% each year


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Dividend

What is Emperor Energy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%2.4%markettop25%5.6%industryaverage4.3%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EMP'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 EMP's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Emperor Energy's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

0.6yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Carl Dumbrell (43yo)

0yrs

Tenure

AU$125,518

Compensation

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CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Carl's total compensation ($USD85.49K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD254.75K).

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


Board Age and Tenure

0.6yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: EMP's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

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Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 44.6%.


Management Team

  • Geoff Geary

    Geological Consultant

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: AU$72.03k
  • Carl Dumbrell (43yo)

    MD, Secretary & Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: AU$125.52k

Board Members

  • Nigel Harvey (62yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
    • Compensation: AU$15.00k
  • Carl Dumbrell (43yo)

    MD, Secretary & Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: AU$125.52k
  • Malcolm King

    Non Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
    • Compensation: AU$14.84k

Company Information

Emperor Energy Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Emperor Energy Limited
  • Ticker: EMP
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: AU$3.263m
  • Shares outstanding: 81.58m
  • Website: https://emperorenergy.com.au

Location

  • Emperor Energy Limited
  • 1 Market Street
  • Level 32
  • Sydney
  • New South Wales
  • 2000
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
EMPASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDJan 1992
EMPCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDJan 1992

Biography

Emperor Energy Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production activities in the upstream oil and gas sector in Australia. It holds 100% interests in the Cyrano R3/R1 retention lease permit ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/18 10:32
End of Day Share Price2019/11/14 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/06/30


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.