ASX:AUL

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

AuStar Gold Limited engages in the exploration of gold mines in Australia.

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Fundamentals

Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.

Risks

  • AuStar Gold has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • AuStar Gold's last earnings update was 185 days ago.
  • AuStar Gold is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

How has AuStar Gold's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

ASX:AUL

0.8%

AU Metals and Mining

0.5%

AU Market


1 Year Return

-99.3%

ASX:AUL

18.2%

AU Metals and Mining

6.3%

AU Market

AUL underperformed the Metals and Mining industry which returned 18.2% over the past year.

AUL underperformed the Market in Australia which returned 6.3% over the past year.


Share holder returns

AULIndustryMarket
7 Day0%0.8%0.5%
30 Day-98.8%1.8%4.5%
90 Day-99.0%-2.0%2.5%
1 Year-99.3%-99.3%26.4%18.2%12.4%6.3%
3 Year-99.7%-99.7%84.4%60.6%41.3%22.3%
5 Year-99.8%-99.8%54.1%18.9%47.8%14.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is AuStar Gold's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is AuStar Gold undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

0.0091x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for AuStar Gold to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for AuStar Gold to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

AuStar Gold is loss making, we can't compare its value to the AU Metals and Mining industry average.

AuStar Gold is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Australia market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for AuStar Gold, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

AuStar Gold is good value based on assets compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average.


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Future Growth

How is AuStar Gold expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

3.3%

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.


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Past Performance

How has AuStar Gold performed over the past 5 years?

6.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

AuStar Gold does not make a profit even though their year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare AuStar Gold's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare AuStar Gold's 1-year growth to the AU Metals and Mining industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if AuStar Gold has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if AuStar Gold has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if AuStar Gold improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is AuStar Gold's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

AuStar Gold is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

AuStar Gold has no long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

AuStar Gold's level of debt (0.1%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

Unable to establish if AuStar Gold's debt level has increased without past 5-year debt data.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 397.9x debt.


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.

AuStar Gold has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.

AuStar Gold has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 15.1% each year.


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Dividend

What is AuStar Gold's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate AuStar Gold's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate AuStar Gold's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as AuStar Gold has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if AuStar Gold's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as AuStar Gold has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of AuStar Gold's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

0.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Peter deVries 0

0.2yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Peter deVries has been Acting Chief Executive Officer of AuStar Gold Limited since July 2019 ad its Exploration Manager. Peter is a Geologist and holds a Graduate Diploma in Mining Engineering and has  ...


Management Age and Tenure

0.2yrs

Average Tenure

The average tenure for the AuStar Gold management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

0.8yrs

Average Tenure

The average tenure for the AuStar Gold board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by AuStar Gold individual insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyAU$2,77505 Sep 19
Philip Amery
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Executive Director
Shares925,000
Max PriceAU$0.003
BuyAU$4,37603 Sep 19
Philip Amery
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Executive Director
Shares1,250,000
Max PriceAU$0.0035
BuyAU$793,95125 Jul 19
McNally Clan Investments Pty Ltd
EntityCompany
Shares1,716,666.68
Max PriceAU$0.88
BuyAU$50,15725 Jul 19
Paul McNally
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Non-Executive Director
Shares125,000
Max PriceAU$0.40
BuyAU$7,50028 Mar 19
Frank Terranova
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Executive Chairman
Shares15,000
Max PriceAU$0.50

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Frank Terranova (50yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs
  • Philip Amery

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.4yrs
  • Stephen Kelly

    Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
  • Peter deVries

    Acting CEO & Exploration Manager

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs

Board Members

  • Frank Terranova (50yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs
  • Philip Amery

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.4yrs
  • Matt Gill

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.1yrs
    • Compensation: AU$100.59k
  • Christopher Wellesley

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
  • Paul McNally

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs

Company Information

AuStar Gold Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: AuStar Gold Limited
  • Ticker: AUL
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2003
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AU$118.660k
  • Shares outstanding: 33.90m
  • Website: https://www.austargold.com

Location

  • AuStar Gold Limited
  • 15 Astor Terrace
  • Level 6
  • Spring Hill
  • Queensland
  • 4000
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AULASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDNov 2006
QFOADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURNov 2006
AULCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDNov 2006

Biography

AuStar Gold Limited engages in the exploration of gold mines in Australia. Its flagship property is the Morning Star Gold project located in Melbourne, Victoria. The company was formerly known as Mantle Mi ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/16 10:34
End of Day Share Price2019/09/12 00:00
Earnings2018/12/31
Annual Earnings2018/06/30


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.