WHC Stock Overview
Whitehaven Coal Limited develops and operates coal mines in New South Wales and Queensland.
Whitehaven Coal Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$5.07|
|52 Week High||AU$5.09|
|52 Week Low||AU$1.15|
|1 Month Change||16.28%|
|3 Month Change||80.43%|
|1 Year Change||297.65%|
|3 Year Change||20.43%|
|5 Year Change||101.59%|
|Change since IPO||260.85%|
Recent News & Updates
|WHC||AU Oil and Gas||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: WHC exceeded the Australian Oil and Gas industry which returned 35.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WHC exceeded the Australian Market which returned 3.9% over the past year.
|WHC Average Weekly Movement||6.9%|
|Oil and Gas Industry Average Movement||12.7%|
|Market Average Movement||9.2%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||16.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.2%|
Stable Share Price: WHC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WHC's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Whitehaven Coal Limited develops and operates coal mines in New South Wales and Queensland. The company operates in two segments, Open Cut Operations and Underground Operations. It produces metallurgical and thermal coal.
Whitehaven Coal Fundamentals Summary
|WHC fundamental statistics|
Is WHC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|WHC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$1.12b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Aug 25, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.11|
|Net Profit Margin||-4.72%|
How did WHC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.2%Current Dividend Yield
Is Whitehaven Coal undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WHC (A$5.07) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$6.23)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WHC is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WHC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: WHC 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 WHC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WHC is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the AU Oil and Gas industry average (2.4x).
How is Whitehaven Coal forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WHC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-35.7% per year).
Earnings vs Market: WHC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: WHC's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WHC's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-15.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WHC's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-15.1% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WHC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14%).
How has Whitehaven Coal performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WHC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: WHC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WHC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 47.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare WHC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: WHC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (396.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WHC has a negative Return on Equity (-3.57%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Whitehaven Coal's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WHC's short term assets (A$417.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$351.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: WHC's short term assets (A$417.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$1.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WHC's net debt to equity ratio (8.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: WHC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 22.7% to 11.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WHC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (174.7%).
Interest Coverage: WHC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.8x coverage).
What is Whitehaven Coal current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WHC's dividend (3.16%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.46%).
High Dividend: WHC's dividend (3.16%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.88%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WHC's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: WHC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: WHC is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (30.7%), WHC's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Paul J. Flynn, BComm, FCA, has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Whitehaven Coal Limited since March 25, 2013 and was its Non-Executive Director. Mr. Flynn served as the Chief E...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Paul's total compensation ($USD2.45M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD1.96M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Paul's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: WHC's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: WHC's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Whitehaven Coal Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Whitehaven Coal Limited
- Ticker: WHC
- Exchange: CHIA
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Coal and Consumable Fuels
- Sector: Energy
- Implied Market Cap: AU$4.948b
- Shares outstanding: 976.02m
- Website: https://www.whitehavencoal.com.au
Number of Employees
- Whitehaven Coal Limited
- 259 George Street
- Level 28
- New South Wales
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/06 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/06 00:00|
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.