Arafura Resources Limited explores and develops mineral properties in Australia.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.23|
|52 Week High||AU$0.09|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.30|
|1 Month Change||2.17%|
|3 Month Change||80.77%|
|1 Year Change||147.37%|
|3 Year Change||250.75%|
|5 Year Change||279.03%|
|Change since IPO||17.50%|
Recent News & Updates
We Think Arafura Resources (ASX:ARU) Needs To Drive Business Growth Carefully
We can readily understand why investors are attracted to unprofitable companies. For example, Arafura Resources...
We're Not Very Worried About Arafura Resources' (ASX:ARU) Cash Burn Rate
There's no doubt that money can be made by owning shares of unprofitable businesses. Indeed, Arafura Resources...
|ARU||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: ARU exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 15.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ARU exceeded the Australian Market which returned 24.4% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: ARU is more volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 13% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ARU's weekly volatility (13%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Australian stocks.
About the Company
Arafura Resources Limited explores and develops mineral properties in Australia. The company focuses on the production of rare earth products, such as neodymium-praseodymium and mixed middle-heavy rare earths oxides. Its principal project is the Nolans project, a rare earths-phosphate-uranium-thorium deposit that supplies neodymium and praseodymium products located in Northern Territory, Australia.
Arafura Resources Fundamentals Summary
|ARU fundamental statistics|
Is ARU overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ARU income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$0|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.0042|
|Net Profit Margin||0.00%|
How did ARU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Arafura Resources 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 ARU's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ARU's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ARU is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: ARU 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 ARU's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ARU is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.6x).
How is Arafura Resources 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 Arafura Resources 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.
How has Arafura Resources performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ARU is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: ARU is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ARU is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 23.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ARU's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: ARU 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: ARU has a negative Return on Equity (-5.31%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Arafura Resources's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ARU's short term assets (A$10.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$3.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: ARU's short term assets (A$10.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$4.1K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ARU is debt free.
Reducing Debt: ARU has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: ARU has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: ARU has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 11.4% each year
What is Arafura Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ARU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ARU's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ARU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ARU's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ARU's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Gavin Lockyer (53 yo)
Mr. Gavin John Lockyer has been Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Arafura Resources Ltd., since July 23, 2013 and its Director since July 23, 2013. Mr. Lockyer joined Arafura Resources Limit...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Gavin's total compensation ($USD330.43K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD554.70K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Gavin's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ARU's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ARU's board of directors are considered experienced (4.9 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 32.7%.
Arafura Resources Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Arafura Resources Limited
- Ticker: ARU
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$364.238m
- Shares outstanding: 1.55b
- Website: https://www.arultd.com
- Arafura Resources Limited
- 432 Murray Street
- Level 6
- Western Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/26 16:16|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/26 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.