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Rare Foods Australia ASX:RFA Stock Report

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16 May, 2022


Company Financials
RFA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6

RFA Stock Overview

Rare Foods Australia Limited owns and operates an abalone sea ranching business in Australia, Asia, Europe, and North America.

Rare Foods Australia Peers

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Rare Foods Australia
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.061
52 Week HighAU$0.096
52 Week LowAU$0.06
1 Month Change1.67%
3 Month Change-20.78%
1 Year Change-22.79%
3 Year Change-61.88%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-75.60%

Recent News & Updates

Jan 11
Read This Before Buying Ocean Grown Abalone Limited (ASX:OGA) Shares

Read This Before Buying Ocean Grown Abalone Limited (ASX:OGA) Shares

We've lost count of how many times insiders have accumulated shares in a company that goes on to improve markedly. The...

Shareholder Returns

RFAAU FoodAU Market

Return vs Industry: RFA underperformed the Australian Food industry which returned -8.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: RFA underperformed the Australian Market which returned 0.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is RFA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
RFA volatility
RFA Average Weekly Movement7.1%
Food Industry Average Movement5.8%
Market Average Movement9.4%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market16.5%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market4.3%

Stable Share Price: RFA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: RFA's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

2011n/aRob Jorden

Rare Foods Australia Limited owns and operates an abalone sea ranching business in Australia, Asia, Europe, and North America. It develops its sea ranching for aquaculture. The company produces wild, ocean grown, and green lip abalones.

Rare Foods Australia Fundamentals Summary

How do Rare Foods Australia's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
RFA fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$12.04m
Earnings (TTM)-AU$1.89m
Revenue (TTM)AU$3.81m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
RFA income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$2.64m
Gross ProfitAU$1.17m
Other ExpensesAU$3.06m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.0094
Gross Margin30.65%
Net Profit Margin-49.74%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.5%

How did RFA perform over the long term?

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Future Growth

How is Rare Foods Australia 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 Food, Beverage & Tobacco 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 Rare Foods Australia 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 Rare Foods Australia performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: RFA is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: RFA is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: RFA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 6.2% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: RFA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (5.1%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: RFA has a negative Return on Equity (-13.81%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Rare Foods Australia's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: RFA's short term assets (A$7.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$984.8K).

Long Term Liabilities: RFA's short term assets (A$7.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$1.6M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

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

Reducing Debt: RFA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 124.7% to 0.5% 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: RFA has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: RFA has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 24.9% each year.


What is Rare Foods Australia 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 RFA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RFA'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 RFA has not reported any payouts.

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Rob Jorden





Mr. Robert Jorden, also known as Rob, serves as Chief Executive Officer at Rare Foods Australia Limited (formerly known as Ocean Grown Abalone Limited) since March 09, 2021. He has to initially focus on th...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Rob's total compensation ($USD147.50K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD284.65K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: RFA's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: RFA's board of directors are considered experienced (6.9 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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Rare Foods Australia Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Rare Foods Australia Limited
  • Ticker: RFA
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2011
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: AU$12.045m
  • Shares outstanding: 200.74m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Rare Foods Australia Limited
  • Lot 331 Augusta Boat Harbour
  • Leeuwin Road
  • Augusta
  • Western Australia
  • 6290
  • Australia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/16 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/16 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.