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Auroch MineralsASX:AOU Stock Report

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18 Oct, 2021


Company Financials
AOU fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health4/6

AOU Overview

Auroch Minerals Limited explores for and develops mineral properties.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Auroch Minerals
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.18
52 Week HighAU$0.13
52 Week LowAU$0.32
1 Month Change-2.63%
3 Month Change-2.63%
1 Year Change12.12%
3 Year Change86.87%
5 Year Change85.00%
Change since IPO-26.00%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

AOUAU Metals and MiningAU Market

Return vs Industry: AOU matched the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 12.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AOU underperformed the Australian Market which returned 20.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AOU's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AOU volatility
AOU Beta1.25
Industry Beta0.97
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: AOU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AOU's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

2011n/aAidan Platel

Auroch Minerals Limited explores for and develops mineral properties. It explores for copper, cobalt, nickel, gold, and zinc ores. The company holds a 100% interest in Arden, Bonaventura, and Torrens East Copper projects located in South Australia.

Auroch Minerals Fundamentals Summary

How do Auroch Minerals's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AOU fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$52.40m
Earnings (TTM)-AU$1.80m
Revenue (TTM)AU$40.58k


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
AOU income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$0
Gross ProfitAU$40.58k

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.006
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin-4,447.57%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did AOU perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is Auroch Minerals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AOU's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AOU's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AOU is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average.

PE vs Market: AOU 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 AOU's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AOU is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.2x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.6x).

Future Growth

How is Auroch Minerals 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 Auroch Minerals 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 Auroch Minerals performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AOU is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AOU is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AOU is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 25.3% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AOU is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (35.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: AOU has a negative Return on Equity (-9.8%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Auroch Minerals's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AOU's short term assets (A$3.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$1.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: AOU's short term assets (A$3.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$103.9K).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AOU is debt free.

Reducing Debt: AOU had no debt 5 years ago.

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: AOU has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: AOU has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 20.2% each year


What is Auroch Minerals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AOU's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AOU's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Aidan Platel





Mr. Aidan Joseph Platel, BSc(Geol), MBA, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Auroch Minerals Limited since June 1, 2018 and also serves as its Managing Director and Director since September 04, 2019. M...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Aidan's total compensation ($USD294.47K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD302.72K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: AOU's management team is considered experienced (2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: AOU's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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 29.5%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Auroch Minerals Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Auroch Minerals Limited
  • Ticker: AOU
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2011
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AU$52.404m
  • Shares outstanding: 299.45m
  • Website:


  • Auroch Minerals Limited
  • 38-40 Colin Street
  • Suite 10
  • West Perth
  • Western Australia
  • 6005
  • Australia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/18 07:01
End of Day Share Price2021/10/18 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.