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Otto Energy CHIA:OEL Stock Report

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23 May, 2022


Company Financials
OEL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health5/6

OEL Stock Overview

Otto Energy Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company in North America.

Otto Energy Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Otto Energy
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.014
52 Week HighAU$0.019
52 Week LowAU$0.008
1 Month Change-12.50%
3 Month Change-6.67%
1 Year Change55.56%
3 Year Change-75.00%
5 Year Change-53.33%
Change since IPO-83.33%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

OELAU Oil and GasAU Market

Return vs Industry: OEL exceeded the Australian Oil and Gas industry which returned 33.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: OEL exceeded the Australian Market which returned 1.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is OEL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
OEL volatility
OEL Average Weekly Movement10.6%
Oil and Gas Industry Average Movement12.9%
Market Average Movement9.5%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market16.5%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market4.3%

Stable Share Price: OEL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: OEL's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

200412Mike Utsler

Otto Energy Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company in North America. The company’s principal projects include its 50% interest in the South Marsh Island 71 project. Its projects portfolio also comprises 37.5% working interest in Lightning, Matagorda County Texas; and Green Canyon 21 lease in the Gulf Mexico.

Otto Energy Fundamentals Summary

How do Otto Energy's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
OEL fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$47.17m
Earnings (TTM)US$20.74m
Revenue (TTM)US$37.09m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
OEL income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$10.28m
Gross ProfitUS$26.81m
Other ExpensesUS$6.06m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.0043
Gross Margin72.28%
Net Profit Margin55.93%
Debt/Equity Ratio11.8%

How did OEL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 5/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: OEL (A$0.01) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$0.16)

Significantly Below Fair Value: OEL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: OEL is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.3x) compared to the Australian Oil and Gas industry average (10.5x).

PE vs Market: OEL is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.3x) compared to the Australian market (16.2x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate OEL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: OEL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the AU Oil and Gas industry average (2.1x).

Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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 Otto 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 Otto Energy performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: OEL has a large one-off gain of $13.8M impacting its December 31 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: OEL became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: OEL has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 27.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: OEL has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: OEL has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (299.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: OEL's Return on Equity (40.6%) is considered outstanding.

Financial Health

How is Otto Energy's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: OEL's short term assets ($33.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($12.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: OEL's short term assets ($33.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($5.1M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: OEL has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if OEL's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: OEL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (327.2%).

Interest Coverage: OEL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.9x coverage).

Balance Sheet


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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if OEL's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as OEL has not reported any payouts.

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


Average management tenure


Mike Utsler (64 yo)





Mr. Michael J. Utsler, also known as Mike, BSc (Petroleum Engineering), serves as Independent Non Executive Director of Santos Limited since May 03, 2022. He serves as Independent Non-Executive Director at...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Mike's total compensation ($USD345.84K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD286.83K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Mike's compensation with company performance.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: OEL's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: OEL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

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

Key Information

  • Name: Otto Energy Limited
  • Ticker: OEL
  • Exchange: CHIA
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Implied Market Cap: AU$67.130m
  • Shares outstanding: 4.80b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Otto Energy Limited
  • Ground Floor 70 Hindmarsh Square
  • Adelaide
  • South Australia
  • 5000
  • Australia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/23 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/20 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.