AWC Stock Overview
Alumina Limited, through its 40% interest in Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals, engages in bauxite mining, alumina refining, and aluminum smelting businesses.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$1.94|
|52 Week High||AU$2.33|
|52 Week Low||AU$1.51|
|1 Month Change||2.93%|
|3 Month Change||-6.97%|
|1 Year Change||12.50%|
|3 Year Change||-18.35%|
|5 Year Change||-1.28%|
|Change since IPO||-71.03%|
Recent News & Updates
|AWC||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: AWC exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AWC exceeded the Australian Market which returned 5.8% over the past year.
|AWC Average Weekly Movement||3.9%|
|Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement||10.8%|
|Market Average Movement||8.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||15.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||3.7%|
Stable Share Price: AWC is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AWC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Alumina Limited, through its 40% interest in Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals, engages in bauxite mining, alumina refining, and aluminum smelting businesses. The company has a network of bauxite mines and alumina refineries in Australia, Guinea, Brazil, and Spain, and Saudi Arabia; and a 55% interest in the Portland aluminium smelter in Victoria, Australia. It is also involved in shipping operations.
Alumina Fundamentals Summary
|AWC fundamental statistics|
Is AWC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|AWC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$0|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Feb 22, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.045|
|Net Profit Margin||0.00%|
How did AWC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is Alumina undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AWC (A$1.94) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$1.43)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AWC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AWC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.2x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (16.4x).
PE vs Market: AWC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.2x) compared to the Australian market (18.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AWC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AWC is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.8x).
How is Alumina forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AWC's forecast earnings growth (17.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: AWC's earnings (17.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (11.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: AWC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: AWC's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-74.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AWC's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-74.6% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AWC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.7%).
How has Alumina performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AWC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: Insufficient data to determine if AWC's profit margins have improved over the past year.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AWC has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 8.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: AWC's earnings growth over the past year (38.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (8.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: AWC earnings growth over the past year (38.6%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 33%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: AWC's Return on Equity (7.4%) is considered low.
How is Alumina's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AWC's short term assets ($15.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: AWC's short term assets ($15.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($22.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AWC's net debt to equity ratio (0.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: AWC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 5.5% to 1.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AWC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (857.5%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if AWC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Alumina current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AWC's dividend (4.52%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.25%).
High Dividend: AWC's dividend (4.52%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.52%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AWC's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AWC's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (140.7%), AWC's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: AWC's dividends in 3 years are not forecast to be well covered by earnings (93.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mike Ferraro (61 yo)
Mr. Michael Peter Ferraro, also known as Mike, LLB (Hons), had been Non-Executive Director of Helloworld Travel Limited (formerly known as Helloworld Limited) since January 1, 2017 until October 25, 2021....
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mike's total compensation ($USD1.63M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD1.73M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mike's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: AWC's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AWC's board of directors are considered experienced (6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: AWC insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Alumina Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Alumina Limited
- Ticker: AWC
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1970
- Industry: Aluminum
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: AU$5.613b
- Shares outstanding: 2.90b
- Website: https://www.aluminalimited.com
- Alumina Limited
- 2 Southbank Boulevard
- Level 36
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/22 07:01|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/21 00:00|
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