ASX:TOU

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Tlou Energy Limited identifies, explores, evaluates, and develops coalbed methane (CBM) natural gas resources for gas-to-power generation in Southern Africa.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Tlou Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.5%

TOU

15.3%

AU Oil and Gas

13.4%

AU Market


1 Year Return

-61.0%

TOU

-46.7%

AU Oil and Gas

-18.8%

AU Market

Return vs Industry: TOU underperformed the Australian Oil and Gas industry which returned -46.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: TOU underperformed the Australian Market which returned -18.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

TOUIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.5%15.3%13.4%
30 Day-31.6%-35.4%-20.7%
90 Dayn/a-46.9%-24.4%
1 Year-61.0%-61.0%-44.6%-46.7%-15.2%-18.8%
3 Year-60.7%-61.0%-38.0%-45.5%-2.8%-15.9%
5 Year-78.8%-79.5%-38.3%-49.3%9.3%-15.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

0.26x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: TOU is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the AU Oil and Gas industry average (0.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Tlou Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

14.5%

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 Tlou 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.


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Past Performance

How has Tlou Energy performed over the past 5 years?

-10.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: TOU is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: TOU is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: TOU is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -10.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: TOU is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-16%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: TOU has a negative Return on Equity (-4.87%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Tlou Energy's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: TOU's short term assets (A$3.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$329.3K).

Long Term Liabilities: TOU's short term assets (A$3.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$481.4K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: TOU is debt free.

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


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: TOU has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if TOU'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: TOU has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: TOU has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 3.7% each year.


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Dividend

What is Tlou Energy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TOU'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 TOU'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?

4.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Tony Gilby (58yo)

8s

Tenure

AU$476,197

Compensation

Mr. Anthony R. Gilby, also known as Tony, B.Sc., has been the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Tlou Energy Limited since March 2012. Mr. Gilby was a Founder and served as Managing Director  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Tony's total compensation ($USD293.32K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD245.57K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Anthony Gilby
CEO, MD & Director8yrsAU$476.20k4.53% A$796.1k
Colm Cloonan
Finance Director & Director4yrsAU$372.42k0.26% A$46.1k
Gabaake Gabaake
Executive Director5yrsAU$237.44k0.073% A$12.9k
Solomon Rowland
Company Secretary4.58yrsAU$243.15k0.056% A$9.7k

4.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: TOU's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Anthony Gilby
CEO, MD & Director8yrsAU$476.20k4.53% A$796.1k
Colm Cloonan
Finance Director & Director4yrsAU$372.42k0.26% A$46.1k
Gabaake Gabaake
Executive Director5yrsAU$237.44k0.073% A$12.9k
Linah Mohohlo
Independent Non-Executive Director2.67yrsAU$68.27kno data
Hugh Swire
Non-Executive Director2.67yrsAU$67.15k1.01% A$177.8k
Martin McIver
Independent Non-Executive Chairman4yrsAU$95.71k0.18% A$31.7k

4.0yrs

Average Tenure

49.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: TOU's board of directors are considered experienced (4 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 42.5%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Tlou Energy Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Tlou Energy Limited
  • Ticker: TOU
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2009
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: AU$17.557m
  • Shares outstanding: 450.18m
  • Website: https://tlouenergy.com

Location

  • Tlou Energy Limited
  • 210 Alice Street
  • Brisbane
  • Queensland
  • 4000
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
TOUASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDApr 2013
TOUCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDApr 2013
TLOUAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPApr 2013
TLOUBSM (Botswana Share Market)YesOrdinary SharesBWBWPApr 2013
55LDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURApr 2013

Biography

Tlou Energy Limited identifies, explores, evaluates, and develops coalbed methane (CBM) natural gas resources for gas-to-power generation in Southern Africa. It holds a mining license and 10 prospecting licenses covering an area of approximately 9,300 square kilometers in the Karoo Basin, Botswana. The company owns a 100% interest in the Lesedi CBM project. It also holds 100% interests in the Mamba and Boomslang projects. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Brisbane, Australia. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/03/31 10:39
End of Day Share Price2020/03/27 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/06/30


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.