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Leigh Creek EnergyASX:LCK Stock Report

Market Cap

AU$103.4m

7D

-3.8%

1Y

28.9%

Updated

26 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
LCK fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

LCK Overview

Leigh Creek Energy Limited operates as an energy company in Australia.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Leigh Creek Energy
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.13
52 Week HighAU$0.094
52 Week LowAU$0.31
Beta1.63
1 Month Change13.64%
3 Month Change-3.85%
1 Year Change28.87%
3 Year Change-24.24%
5 Year Change4.17%
Change since IPO-47.92%

Recent News & Updates

Oct 05
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Shareholder Returns

LCKAU Oil and GasAU Market
7D-3.8%-2.1%0.4%
1Y28.9%49.0%24.3%

Return vs Industry: LCK underperformed the Australian Oil and Gas industry which returned 48.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LCK exceeded the Australian Market which returned 24.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is LCK's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LCK volatility
LCK Beta1.63
Industry Beta1.29
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: LCK is more volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LCK's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Australian stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
n/an/aPhil Staveleyhttps://www.lcke.com.au

Leigh Creek Energy Limited operates as an energy company in Australia. The company explores for coal and synthesis gas comprising methane, hydrogen, and carbon monoxide to produce hydrogen, and ammonia or urea. Its flagship project is the Leigh Creek Energy project located to the north of Adelaide, South Australia.

Leigh Creek Energy Fundamentals Summary


Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LCK income statement (TTM)
RevenueAU$0
Cost of RevenueAU$0
Gross ProfitAU$0
ExpensesAU$13.57m
Earnings-AU$13.57m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.016
Gross Margin0.00%
Net Profit Margin0.00%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.2%

How did LCK perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

2.02x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LCK is good value based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the AU Oil and Gas industry average (2.5x).


Future Growth

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

10.2%

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 Leigh Creek 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.


Past Performance

How has Leigh Creek Energy performed over the past 5 years?

-13.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LCK is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LCK is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LCK is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 13.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: LCK is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-50.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LCK has a negative Return on Equity (-26.46%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Leigh Creek Energy's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LCK's short term assets (A$23.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$3.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: LCK's short term assets (A$23.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$105.1K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LCK's debt to equity ratio (0.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if LCK's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the 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: LCK has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: LCK has sufficient cash runway for 2.6 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 9.5% each year.


Dividend

What is Leigh Creek Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Next Steps

Management

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

4.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Phil Staveley

3.83yrs

Tenure

AU$1,315,842

Compensation

Mr. Phillip J. Staveley, also known as Phil, CPA, BA (Acc) (Hons), Dipl Btr, serves as Managing Director and Director of Leigh Creek Energy Limited since December 5, 2017 and serves as Acting Chief Financi...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Phil's total compensation ($USD987.65K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD301.38K).

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


Board Members

Experienced Board: LCK's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 25.8%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Leigh Creek Energy Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Leigh Creek Energy Limited
  • Ticker: LCK
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Coal and Consumable Fuels
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: AU$103.439m
  • Shares outstanding: 827.51m
  • Website: https://www.lcke.com.au

Location

  • Leigh Creek Energy Limited
  • 19 Grenfell Street
  • Level 11
  • Adelaide
  • South Australia
  • 5000
  • Australia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/26 16:29
End of Day Share Price2021/10/26 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2021/06/30


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.