MCA Stock Overview
Murray Cod Australia Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the breeding, growing, and marketing of Murray Cod fish in Australia.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.18|
|52 Week High||AU$0.41|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.14|
|1 Month Change||2.86%|
|3 Month Change||-14.29%|
|1 Year Change||-41.94%|
|3 Year Change||0%|
|5 Year Change||176.92%|
|Change since IPO||210.35%|
Recent News & Updates
Murray Cod Australia (ASX:MCA) May Not Be Profitable But It Seems To Be Managing Its Debt Just Fine, Anyway
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|MCA||AU Food||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: MCA underperformed the Australian Food industry which returned -10.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MCA underperformed the Australian Market which returned -4.8% over the past year.
|MCA Average Weekly Movement||15.1%|
|Food Industry Average Movement||6.6%|
|Market Average Movement||10.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||17.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.6%|
Stable Share Price: MCA is more volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 15% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MCA's weekly volatility (15%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Australian stocks.
About the Company
Murray Cod Australia Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the breeding, growing, and marketing of Murray Cod fish in Australia. It also involved in the breeding and selling of Murray Cod, Golden Perch and Silver Perch as fingerlings. In addition, the company constructs and sells aquaculture equipment.
Murray Cod Australia Fundamentals Summary
|MCA fundamental statistics|
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Earnings & Revenue
|MCA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$5.02m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.0062|
|Net Profit Margin||-45.79%|
How did MCA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is MCA undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 1/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for MCA?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is MCA's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does MCA's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|MCA PS Ratio vs Peers|
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MCA Murray Cod Australia
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: MCA is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (13.3x) compared to the peer average (1x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does MCA's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the AU Food Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: MCA is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (13.3x) compared to the Australian Food industry average (1.5x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is MCA's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||13.3x|
|Fair PS Ratio||24.1x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: MCA is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (13.3x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (24.1x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of MCA when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate MCA's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate MCA's fair value for valuation analysis.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Murray Cod Australia forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Future Growth Score5/6
Future Growth Score 5/6
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: MCA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.8%).
Earnings vs Market: MCA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: MCA is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MCA's revenue (70.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (6.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MCA's revenue (70.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MCA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.3%).
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How has Murray Cod Australia 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: MCA is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: MCA is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MCA is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 29.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare MCA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: MCA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (82.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MCA has a negative Return on Equity (-7.79%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Murray Cod Australia's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MCA's short term assets (A$49.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$3.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: MCA's short term assets (A$49.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$10.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MCA has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: MCA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 18.5% to 5.8% over the past 5 years.
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: MCA has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: MCA has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 22.4% each year
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What is Murray Cod Australia current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate MCA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MCA'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 MCA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MCA'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 MCA 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
Mr. Matthew John Ryan has been Managing Director and Executive Director of Murray Cod Australia Limited since December 16, 2016. . With over21 years’ experiencein the aquaculture andagriculture industries,...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Matthew's total compensation ($USD223.00K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD283.14K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Matthew's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: MCA's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MCA's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 33.6%.
Murray Cod Australia Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Murray Cod Australia Limited
- Ticker: MCA
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2001
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Implied Market Cap: AU$137.746m
- Shares outstanding: 765.25m
- Website: https://www.aquna.com
- Murray Cod Australia Limited
- 2 – 4 Lasscock Road
- New South Wales
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/18 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/18 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.