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Pancontinental EnergyASX:PCL Stock Report

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18 Oct, 2021


Company Financials
PCL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health2/6

PCL Overview

Pancontinental Energy NL explores for oil and gas properties.

Pancontinental Energy Competitors

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Pancontinental Energy
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.001
52 Week HighAU$0.001
52 Week LowAU$0.004
1 Month Change-33.33%
3 Month Change-50.00%
1 Year Change-33.33%
3 Year Change-60.00%
5 Year Change-80.00%
Change since IPO-99.60%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

PCLAU Oil and GasAU Market

Return vs Industry: PCL underperformed the Australian Oil and Gas industry which returned 48.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PCL underperformed the Australian Market which returned 20.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is PCL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
PCL volatility
PCL Beta-0.53
Industry Beta1.28
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: PCL is more volatile than 90% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 49% a week.

Volatility Over Time: PCL's weekly volatility (49%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Australian stocks.

About the Company

19853Ernie Myers

Pancontinental Energy NL explores for oil and gas properties. The company holds interests in the PEL 37 project in Walvis Basin and the PEL 87 project in Orange Basin located in offshore Namibia. It also holds permits in the Cooper Basin, Queensland, Australia.

Pancontinental Energy Fundamentals Summary

How do Pancontinental Energy's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
PCL fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$7.03m
Earnings (TTM)-AU$787.71k
Revenue (TTM)n/a


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
PCL income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$0
Gross ProfitAU$0

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.00011
Gross Margin0.00%
Net Profit Margin0.00%
Debt/Equity Ratio17.8%

How did PCL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is Pancontinental Energy 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 PCL's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: PCL is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the AU Oil and Gas industry average (2.5x).

Future Growth

How is Pancontinental Energy 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 Pancontinental 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 Pancontinental Energy performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PCL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: PCL is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PCL is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 12.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: PCL 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: PCL has a negative Return on Equity (-29.41%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Pancontinental Energy's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PCL's short term assets (A$461.8K) exceed its short term liabilities (A$171.1K).

Long Term Liabilities: PCL's short term assets (A$461.8K) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$614.8K).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PCL's debt to equity ratio (17.8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if PCL'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: PCL has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: PCL has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 20.9% each year.


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

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

Next Steps


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


Average board tenure


Ernie Myers (73 yo)





Mr. Ernest Anthony Myers, also known as Ernie, CPA, has been Executive Director of Pancontinental Energy NL (formerly known as Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL) since January 2009 and its Chief Executive Office...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Ernie's total compensation ($USD74.22K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD302.72K).

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

Board Members

Experienced Board: PCL's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 30.1%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Pancontinental Energy NL's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Pancontinental Energy NL
  • Ticker: PCL
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1985
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: AU$7.034m
  • Shares outstanding: 7.03b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Pancontinental Energy NL
  • 30 Richardson Street
  • Level 2
  • West Perth
  • Western Australia
  • 6005
  • Australia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/18 15:14
End of Day Share Price2021/10/18 00:00
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.