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Australian MinesASX:AUZ Stock Report

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15 Oct, 2021


Company Financials
AUZ fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6

AUZ Overview

Australian Mines Limited engages in the pre-development of battery metals projects in eastern Australia.

Australian Mines Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Australian Mines
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.024
52 Week HighAU$0.013
52 Week LowAU$0.04
1 Month Change-4.00%
3 Month Change4.35%
1 Year Change71.43%
3 Year Change-38.46%
5 Year Change118.18%
Change since IPO-99.20%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

AUZAU Metals and MiningAU Market

Return vs Industry: AUZ exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 10.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AUZ exceeded the Australian Market which returned 19.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AUZ's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AUZ volatility
AUZ Beta0.89
Industry Beta0.97
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: AUZ is more volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AUZ's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Australian stocks.

About the Company

2001n/aBenjamin Bell

Australian Mines Limited engages in the pre-development of battery metals projects in eastern Australia. The company primarily explores for cobalt, nickel, and scandium deposits. Its flagship project is the Sconi project located in northern Queensland, Australia.

Australian Mines Fundamentals Summary

How do Australian Mines's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AUZ fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$103.29m
Earnings (TTM)-AU$4.49m
Revenue (TTM)AU$63.00k


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
AUZ income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$0
Gross ProfitAU$63.00k

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.001
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin-7,131.75%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did AUZ perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is Australian Mines 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 AUZ's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AUZ is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.5x).

Future Growth

How is Australian Mines 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 Australian Mines 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 Australian Mines performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AUZ is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AUZ is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AUZ is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 19.3% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AUZ 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: AUZ has a negative Return on Equity (-12.35%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Australian Mines's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AUZ's short term assets (A$3.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$667.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: AUZ's short term assets (A$3.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$181.0K).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AUZ is debt free.

Reducing Debt: AUZ had no debt 5 years ago.

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: AUZ has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: AUZ has sufficient cash runway for 2 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 10.2% each year.


What is Australian Mines's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Benjamin Bell





Mr. Benjamin John Bell, BSc, MMET, MBA, has been Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Australian Mines Limited since November 8, 2011 and has been its Director since November 2011. Mr. Bell was...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Benjamin's total compensation ($USD406.51K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD300.24K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: AUZ's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: AUZ's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.6 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8.6%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Australian Mines Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Australian Mines Limited
  • Ticker: AUZ
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2001
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AU$103.285m
  • Shares outstanding: 4.30b
  • Website:


  • Australian Mines Limited
  • 1 Eagle Street
  • Level 34
  • Brisbane
  • Queensland
  • 4000
  • Australia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/15 15:42
End of Day Share Price2021/10/15 00:00
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.