ASX:KPE

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Executive Summary

Kina Petroleum Corporation engages in the acquisition and exploration of oil and gas assets primarily in Papua New Guinea. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Kina Petroleum's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: KPE's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.6%

KPE

0.2%

AU Oil and Gas

0.01%

AU Market


1 Year Return

-65.2%

KPE

-37.8%

AU Oil and Gas

-5.7%

AU Market

Return vs Industry: KPE underperformed the Australian Oil and Gas industry which returned -37.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KPE underperformed the Australian Market which returned -5.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

KPEIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.6%0.2%0.01%
30 Day-46.7%1.1%5.4%
90 Dayn/a-7.9%4.0%
1 Year-65.2%-65.2%-35.2%-37.8%-2.4%-5.7%
3 Year-83.7%-83.7%-23.0%-31.1%18.0%3.0%
5 Year-90.1%-90.1%-18.8%-31.4%42.1%13.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Kina Petroleum undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.28x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: KPE is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the AU Oil and Gas industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

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

48.5%

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 Kina 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.


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Past Performance

How has Kina Petroleum performed over the past 5 years?

-37.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KPE is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: KPE is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KPE is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 37.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: KPE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-44.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: KPE has a negative Return on Equity (-102.27%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Kina Petroleum's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KPE's short term assets ($943.9K) exceed its short term liabilities ($273.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: KPE has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KPE is debt free.

Reducing Debt: KPE has not had any debt for past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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

Forecast Cash Runway: KPE has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 17.8% each year.


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Dividend

What is Kina Petroleum current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

9.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Richard Schroder

no data

Tenure

US$208,620

Compensation

Mr. Richard J. Schroder has been the Managing Director of Papua Petroleum Limited since August 2006. Mr. Schroder serves as Managing Director at Kina Petroleum Limited. He served as an Executive Director o ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Richard's total compensation ($USD208.62K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD275.98K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Richard's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Richard Schroder
MD & Executive Directorno dataUS$208.62kno data
Ila Temu
Independent Non-Executive Director9.33yrsUS$54.32k0.29%
$ 14.9k
Barry Tan
Non-Executive Director11.58yrsUS$54.14k4.71%
$ 241.6k
David Vance
Independent Non-Executive Chairman3.08yrsUS$71.34k0.19%
$ 9.5k
Alain Vinson
Non-Executive Director3.08yrsUS$45.30k7.58%
$ 388.7k

9.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: KPE's board of directors are considered experienced (9.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Kina Petroleum Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Kina Petroleum Corporation
  • Ticker: KPE
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2009
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: AU$5.127m
  • Shares outstanding: 12.82m
  • Website: https://www.kinapetroleum.com

Location

  • Kina Petroleum Corporation
  • 111 Harrington Street
  • Suite 209
  • Sydney
  • New South Wales
  • 2000
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
KPEASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDDec 2011
KPECHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDDec 2011
KINP.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDDec 2011

Biography

Kina Petroleum Corporation engages in the acquisition and exploration of oil and gas assets primarily in Papua New Guinea. It holds interests in a range of oil and gas projects that cover an area of approx ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/21 10:33
End of Day Share Price2020/10/20 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.