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AUC

AusgoldASX:AUC Stock Report

Last Price

AU$0.047

Market Cap

AU$75.9m

7D

4.4%

1Y

-4.1%

Updated

22 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials
AUC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

AUC Stock Overview

Ausgold Limited explores for gold and other precious metals.

Ausgold Competitors

Black Cat Syndicate

ASX:BC8

AU$84.5m

Strickland Metals

ASX:STK

AU$83.2m

Horizon Minerals

ASX:HRZ

AU$73.8m

Great Boulder Resources

ASX:GBR

AU$60.7m

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Ausgold
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.047
52 Week HighAU$0.058
52 Week LowAU$0.031
Beta0.41
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change4.44%
1 Year Change-4.08%
3 Year Change95.83%
5 Year Change34.29%
Change since IPO-78.64%

Recent News & Updates

Oct 01
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Shareholder Returns

AUCAU Metals and MiningAU Market
7D4.4%-2.0%-2.8%
1Y-4.1%7.0%5.8%

Return vs Industry: AUC underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AUC underperformed the Australian Market which returned 5.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AUC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AUC volatility
AUC Average Weekly Movement6.8%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement10.8%
Market Average Movement8.6%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market15.4%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market3.7%

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

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

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2009n/aMatthew Greentreehttps://www.ausgoldlimited.com

Ausgold Limited explores for gold and other precious metals. The company’s flagship property is the Katanning gold project, which covers approximately 4,000 square kilometers located in Katanning greenstone belt in south-western Western Australia. It also explores for copper, iron, nickel, chromium, and sulphide deposits.

Ausgold Fundamentals Summary

How do Ausgold's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AUC fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$75.88m
Earnings (TTM)-AU$3.51m
Revenue (TTM)AU$1.15k

0.0x

P/S Ratio

-21.7x

P/E Ratio

Valuation

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

1.31x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AUC is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.8x).


Future Growth

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

1.1%

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 Ausgold 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 Ausgold performed over the past 5 years?

13.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AUC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AUC is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AUC is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 13% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AUC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (33%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AUC has a negative Return on Equity (-6.05%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Ausgold's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AUC's short term assets (A$7.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$536.8K).

Long Term Liabilities: AUC's short term assets (A$7.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$1.3M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AUC is debt free.

Reducing Debt: AUC has not had any debt for 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: AUC has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: AUC has sufficient cash runway for 1.4 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 23.3% each year.


Dividend

What is Ausgold current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AUC'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 AUC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.


Next Steps

Management

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

5.6yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Matthew Greentree

4.75yrs

Tenure

AU$861,245

Compensation

Dr. Matthew Greentree has been Managing Director and Director of Ausgold Limited since April 19, 2018. Dr. Greentree has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Ausgold Limited since April 10, 20...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Matthew's total compensation ($USD620.54K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD292.62K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Matthew's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Board Members

Experienced Board: AUC's board of directors are considered experienced (5.6 years average tenure).


Ownership

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 24.2%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Ausgold Limited
  • Ticker: AUC
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2009
  • Industry: Gold
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: AU$75.880m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.61b
  • Website: https://www.ausgoldlimited.com

Location

  • Ausgold Limited
  • 251 St Georges Terrace
  • Level 4
  • Perth
  • Western Australia
  • 6000
  • Australia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/22 07:01
End of Day Share Price2022/01/21 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
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.