AuStar Gold Limited engages in the exploration of gold mines in Australia. More Details
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Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has AuStar Gold's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AUL'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: AUL underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 11.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AUL exceeded the Australian Market which returned -7.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is AuStar Gold's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 months ago | Simply Wall StCould The AuStar Gold Limited (ASX:AUL) Ownership Structure Tell Us Something Useful?
6 months ago | Simply Wall StThose Who Purchased AuStar Gold (ASX:AUL) Shares Five Years Ago Have A 80% Loss To Show For It
10 months ago | Simply Wall StDid Changing Sentiment Drive AuStar Gold's (ASX:AUL) Share Price Down A Painful 79%?
Is AuStar Gold undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether AuStar Gold is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as AuStar Gold has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.
- Take a look at our analysis of AUL's management and see if the CEO's compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the potential returns from the core activities, the size of each contract's opportunity, and the capacity of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don't know where to start, we recommend reading through AuStar Gold regulatory filings.
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How is AuStar Gold 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 AuStar Gold 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of AUL’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- AuStar Gold competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has AuStar Gold performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AUL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: AUL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AUL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 20.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AUL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: AUL 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: AUL's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is AuStar Gold's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AUL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: AUL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AUL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: AUL's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
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: AUL has sufficient cash runway for 2 months based on last reported free cash flow, but has since raised additional capital.
Forecast Cash Runway: AUL is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 0 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.
What is AuStar Gold current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AUL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AUL'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 AUL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AUL'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 AUL'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
AuStar Gold has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|CFO & Company Secretary||1yr||no data||no data|
|Exploration Manager||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Exploration Geologist||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|General Manager||0.50yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: AUL's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Chairman||0.75yr||AU$59.00k||1.63% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4.17yrs||AU$46.79k||0.13% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.83yrs||AU$27.12k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.25yrs||AU$27.00k||3.66% |
Experienced Board: AUL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.5 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: AUL 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 58.6%.
AuStar Gold Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AuStar Gold Limited
- Ticker: AUL
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2003
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$16.671m
- Shares outstanding: 53.78m
- Website: https://www.austargold.com
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|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AUL||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Nov 2006|
|QFOA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Nov 2006|
|AUL||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Nov 2006|
|AULOG||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Npv Dfd 22/10/20(ex-Option)||AU||AUD||Oct 2020|
AuStar Gold Limited engages in the exploration of gold mines in Australia. It primarily holds 95% interest in the Morning Star gold project; and 97.5% in the Rose of Denmark mine located in Victoria. The c ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/27 10:43|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/27 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.