Key Petroleum Limited acquires and explores for petroleum permits in Australia.
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Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Key Petroleum's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: KEY's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
AU Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
AU Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: KEY underperformed the Australian Oil and Gas industry which returned -14.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KEY underperformed the Australian Market which returned 10.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Key Petroleum's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StThose Who Purchased Key Petroleum (ASX:KEY) Shares Five Years Ago Have A 56% Loss To Show For It
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Is Key Petroleum 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 KEY's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate KEY's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KEY is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: KEY 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 KEY's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KEY is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the AU Oil and Gas industry average (1.1x).
How is Key Petroleum forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Key Petroleum 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of KEY’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- Key Petroleum competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
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How has Key Petroleum performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KEY is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: KEY is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KEY is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 13.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare KEY's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: KEY is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-0.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: KEY has a negative Return on Equity (-19.91%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Key Petroleum's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KEY's short term assets (A$2.0M) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$2.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: KEY's short term assets (A$2.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$430.0).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KEY is debt free.
Reducing Debt: KEY has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Inventory Level: KEY has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if KEY'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: KEY has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: KEY has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 6.1% each year.
What is Key Petroleum's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate KEY's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate KEY'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 KEY's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KEY'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 KEY'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 board tenure
John Lloyd Marshall 0
Mr. John Lloyd Kane Marshall, BSc (Geology), BCom (Inv & Corp Fin), MPetEng, SPE, AAPG has been the Managing Director of Key Petroleum Ltd. since April 3, 2012 and has been its Chief Executive Officer sinc ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John Lloyd's total compensation ($USD182.65K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD250.90K).
Compensation vs Earnings: John Lloyd's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, MD & Director||8yrs||AU$276.62k||0.70% A$48.1k|
|Non-Executive Chairman||6.1yrs||AU$60.00k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||13.1yrs||AU$32.00k||no data|
|Non Executive Director||6.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||4.9yrs||AU$32.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: KEY's board of directors are considered experienced (6.1 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 13.3%.
Key Petroleum Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Key Petroleum Limited
- Ticker: KEY
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: AU$6.845m
- Shares outstanding: 1.71b
- Website: https://www.keypetroleum.com.au
- Key Petroleum Limited
- Churchill Court
- Suite 8
- Western Australia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|KEY||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Apr 2007|
|KEY||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Apr 2007|
Key Petroleum Limited acquires and explores for petroleum permits in Australia. It holds interests in exploration programs in the Cooper Eromanga and North Perth Basins in Australia. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is based in Subiaco, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/26 10:38|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/26 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.