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Austral GoldASX:AGD Stock Report

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22 Oct, 2021


Company Financials
AGD fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health4/6

AGD Overview

Austral Gold Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and development of gold and silver deposits.

Austral Gold Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Austral Gold
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.10
52 Week HighAU$0.10
52 Week LowAU$0.27
1 Month Change-4.55%
3 Month Change-22.22%
1 Year Change-54.35%
3 Year Change23.53%
5 Year Change-44.74%
Change since IPO-99.19%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

AGDAU Metals and MiningAU Market

Return vs Industry: AGD underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 12.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AGD underperformed the Australian Market which returned 21.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AGD's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AGD volatility
AGD Beta0.14
Industry Beta0.97
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: AGD is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AGD's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1996n/aStabro Kasaneva

Austral Gold Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and development of gold and silver deposits. Its flagship project is the 100% owned Guanaco/Amancaya gold and silver mine located to the southeast of Antofagasta in Northern Chile. The company also holds a 100% interest in the Pingüino project situated in Santa Cruz and Casposo mine located in San Juan, Argentina, In addition, it owns 26.46% interest in the Rawhide mine located in Nevada, the United States; and a portfolio of exploration projects situated in the Paleocene Belt, Chile.

Austral Gold Fundamentals Summary

How do Austral Gold's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AGD fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$48.15m
Earnings (TTM)US$3.01m
Revenue (TTM)US$75.74m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
AGD income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$34.35m
Gross ProfitUS$41.39m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.0049
Gross Margin54.65%
Net Profit Margin3.97%
Debt/Equity Ratio8.2%

How did AGD perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Austral Gold undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AGD (A$0.11) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$0.07)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AGD is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AGD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (14.3x).

PE vs Market: AGD is good value based on its PE Ratio (16x) compared to the Australian market (19.8x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AGD is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.6x).

Future Growth

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


Forecasted Materials 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 Austral Gold 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 Austral Gold performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AGD has a large one-off loss of $5.5M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: AGD's current net profit margins (4%) are lower than last year (14.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AGD has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -9.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: AGD's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: AGD had negative earnings growth (-79.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Metals and Mining industry average (35.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: AGD's Return on Equity (4.8%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Austral Gold's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AGD's short term assets ($20.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($21.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: AGD's short term assets ($20.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($19.8M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AGD's debt to equity ratio (8.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: AGD's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.02% to 8.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AGD's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (382.1%).

Interest Coverage: AGD's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (28.4x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is Austral Gold current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: AGD's dividend (7.26%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.27%).

High Dividend: AGD's dividend (7.26%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.31%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether AGD's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.

Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if AGD's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (117.6%), AGD's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Stabro Kasaneva





Mr. Stabro Kasaneva has been the Chief Executive Officer at Austral Gold Limited since August 12, 2016 and served as its President. Mr. Kasaneva serves as Managing Director at Austral Gold Limited. Mr. Kas...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Stabro's total compensation ($USD691.33K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD303.33K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Stabro's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: AGD's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: AGD's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8.2%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Austral Gold Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Austral Gold Limited
  • Ticker: AGD
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1996
  • Industry: Precious Metals and Minerals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AU$64.293m
  • Shares outstanding: 612.31m
  • Website:


  • Austral Gold Limited
  • 126-130 Phillip Street
  • Level 5
  • Sydney
  • New South Wales
  • 2000
  • Australia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/22 15:35
End of Day Share Price2021/10/22 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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.