Ausgold Limited explores for gold and other precious metals. More Details
Excellent balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Ausgold's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AUC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
AU Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
AU Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: AUC exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 15.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AUC exceeded the Australian Market which returned -7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Ausgold's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Ausgold 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 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 AU 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 (1.4x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.6x).
How is Ausgold 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 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.
- Examine Ausgold's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- Ausgold competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has Ausgold performed over the past 5 years?
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 9.2% 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 (22.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AUC has a negative Return on Equity (-4.2%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Ausgold's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AUC's short term assets (A$1.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$462.3K).
Long Term Liabilities: AUC's short term assets (A$1.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$1.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AUC is debt free.
Reducing Debt: AUC has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: AUC has sufficient cash runway for 4 months based on last reported free cash flow, but has since raised additional capital.
Forecast Cash Runway: AUC is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 11 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.
What is Ausgold current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AUC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AUC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AUC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AUC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AUC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Dr. Matthew Greentree has been Managing Director and Director of Ausgold Limited since April 19, 2018. Dr. Greentree has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Ausgold Limited since April 10, 20 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Matthew's total compensation ($USD217.88K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD277.57K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Matthew's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President||3.5yrs||AU$306.36k||0.27% |
|Executive Director & Company Secretary||7.75yrs||AU$238.43k||1.46% |
|Non-Executive Chairman||5.08yrs||AU$50.72k||3.77% |
|Independent Non Executive Director||4.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||4.25yrs||AU$44.12k||0.48% |
Experienced Board: AUC's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: AUC insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 64.2%.
Ausgold Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ausgold Limited
- Ticker: AUC
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2009
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$72.820m
- Shares outstanding: 1.30b
- Website: https://www.ausgoldlimited.com
- Ausgold Limited
- AMP Building
- Level 16
- Western Australia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AUC||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Dec 2009|
|AUC||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Dec 2009|
|AU4||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2009|
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 greenston ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/24 10:32|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/23 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.