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Allkem ASX:AKE Stock Report

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24 May, 2022


Company Financials +
AKE fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth5/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6

AKE Stock Overview

Allkem Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production of lithium and boron in Argentina.

Allkem Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Allkem
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$13.46
52 Week HighAU$14.27
52 Week LowAU$5.45
1 Month Change5.49%
3 Month Change43.50%
1 Year Change113.99%
3 Year Change302.99%
5 Year Change264.77%
Change since IPO5,284.00%

Recent News & Updates

Mar 28
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Shareholder Returns

AKEAU Metals and MiningAU Market

Return vs Industry: AKE exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 6.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AKE exceeded the Australian Market which returned 0.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AKE's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AKE volatility
AKE Average Weekly Movement8.1%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement11.0%
Market Average Movement9.3%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market16.5%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market4.2%

Stable Share Price: AKE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AKE's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

2005n/aMartin de Solay

Allkem Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production of lithium and boron in Argentina. The company’s flagship project is the Olaroz Lithium Facility located in Jujuy province in northern Argentina. Allkem Limited was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Brisbane, Australia.

Allkem Fundamentals Summary

How do Allkem's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AKE fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$5.88b
Earnings (TTM)-US$24.07m
Revenue (TTM)US$241.23m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
AKE income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$85.88m
Gross ProfitUS$155.35m
Other ExpensesUS$179.42m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.038
Gross Margin64.40%
Net Profit Margin-9.98%
Debt/Equity Ratio12.1%

How did AKE perform over the long term?

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Future Growth

How is Allkem forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 5/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AKE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.8%).

Earnings vs Market: AKE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: AKE's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: AKE's revenue (26% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AKE's revenue (26% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: AKE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.3%).

Past Performance

How has Allkem 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: AKE is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AKE is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AKE is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 51.2% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AKE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (57.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: AKE has a negative Return on Equity (-1.72%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Allkem's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AKE's short term assets ($560.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($132.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: AKE's short term assets ($560.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.1B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

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

Reducing Debt: AKE's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.9% to 12.1% 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: AKE has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if AKE has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


What is Allkem 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


Forecast Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AKE'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 AKE 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


Martin de Solay (51 yo)





Mr. Martin Perez de Solay, (I.ENG), has been CEO and Managing Director of Allkem Limited (formerly known as Orocobre Limited) since November 23, 2018 and its Director since January 18, 2018. He is a qualif...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Martin's total compensation ($USD1.19M) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD2.35M).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: AKE's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: AKE's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 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 substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 85.3%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Allkem Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Allkem Limited
  • Ticker: AKE
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2005
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: AU$8.277b
  • Shares outstanding: 637.66m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Allkem Limited
  • Riparian Plaza
  • Level 35
  • Brisbane
  • Queensland
  • 4000
  • Australia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/24 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.