KAR Stock Overview
Karoon Energy Ltd operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company in Australia, Brazil, and Peru.
No risks detected for KAR from our risk checks.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$1.66|
|52 Week High||AU$2.42|
|52 Week Low||AU$1.11|
|1 Month Change||-16.20%|
|3 Month Change||-25.11%|
|1 Year Change||24.91%|
|3 Year Change||73.30%|
|5 Year Change||29.30%|
|Change since IPO||873.53%|
Recent News & Updates
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|KAR||AU Oil and Gas||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: KAR exceeded the Australian Oil and Gas industry which returned 22.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KAR exceeded the Australian Market which returned -12.2% over the past year.
|KAR Average Weekly Movement||6.7%|
|Oil and Gas Industry Average Movement||11.5%|
|Market Average Movement||9.7%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||16.3%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.2%|
Stable Share Price: KAR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: KAR's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Karoon Energy Ltd operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company in Australia, Brazil, and Peru. The company holds 100% interest in the Santos Basin consisting of 5 off-shore blocks located in the State of Sáo Paulo, Brazil; 50% interest in the Carnarvon Basin located in the north Western Australia; and the Tumbes Basin covering an area of approximately 4,875 square kilometers located in northern Peru. The company was formerly known as Karoon Gas Australia Ltd and changed its name to Karoon Energy Ltd in December 2018.
Karoon Energy Fundamentals Summary
|KAR fundamental statistics|
Is KAR overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|KAR income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$199.25m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.16|
|Net Profit Margin||-27.54%|
How did KAR perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is KAR undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for KAR?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is KAR's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does KAR's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|KAR PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
MAY Melbana Energy
CE1 Calima Energy
GRV Greenvale Mining
COE Cooper Energy
KAR Karoon Energy
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: KAR is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.9x) compared to the peer average (260.6x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does KAR's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Australian Oil and Gas Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: KAR is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.9x) compared to the Australian Oil and Gas industry average (3.1x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is KAR's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||1.9x|
|Fair PS Ratio||7.3x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: KAR is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (7.3x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of KAR when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: KAR (A$1.66) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$32.6)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KAR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate KAR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is Karoon Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Future Growth Score6/6
Future Growth Score 6/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KAR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.8%).
Earnings vs Market: KAR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: KAR is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: KAR's revenue (33% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (5.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KAR's revenue (33% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: KAR's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (45.2%).
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How has Karoon Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KAR is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: KAR is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KAR is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 7.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare KAR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: KAR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (299.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: KAR has a negative Return on Equity (-32.76%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Karoon Energy's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KAR's short term assets ($257.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($129.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: KAR's short term assets ($257.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($693.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KAR has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: KAR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0% to 10% over the past 5 years.
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 KAR has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: KAR is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 0.4% per year.
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What is Karoon Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate KAR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate KAR'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 KAR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KAR's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as KAR has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dr. Julian David Fowles, PhD BSc(Hons) GDipAFI GAICD has been Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer & Director of Karoon Energy Ltd since November 27, 2020. He served as Independent Non-Executive Dire...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Julian's total compensation ($USD728.68K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD1.04M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Julian's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: KAR's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: KAR's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Karoon Energy Ltd's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Karoon Energy Ltd
- Ticker: KAR
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2003
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Implied Market Cap: AU$922.492m
- Shares outstanding: 557.40m
- Website: https://www.karoonenergy.com.au
- Karoon Energy Ltd
- 6 Riverside Quay
- Level 3
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 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.