Alumina Limited, through its 40% interest in Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals, engages in bauxite mining, alumina refining, and aluminum smelting businesses.
Adequate balance sheet and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Alumina's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AWC has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
AU Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
AU Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: AWC underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned -0.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AWC underperformed the Australian Market which returned -12% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Alumina's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Alumina undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AWC (A$1.61) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$2.1)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AWC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AWC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.1x) compared to the Metals and Mining industry average (10.5x).
PE vs Market: AWC is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.1x) compared to the Australian market (15.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AWC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (58.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AWC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (1.7x).
How is Alumina forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AWC's forecast earnings growth (0.3% per year) is below the savings rate (2.3%).
Earnings vs Market: AWC's earnings (0.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (15% 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 (-0.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AWC's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.9% 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 (10.2%).
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: AWC's current net profit margins are lower than last year .
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AWC has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 53.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: AWC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: AWC had negative earnings growth (-66.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Metals and Mining industry average (-8.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AWC's Return on Equity (12%) is considered low.
How is Alumina's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AWC's short term assets ($17.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: AWC's short term assets ($17.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($70.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AWC's debt to equity ratio (3.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: AWC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 4.8% to 3.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AWC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (520.9%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if AWC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Alumina current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AWC's dividend (7.15%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.48%).
High Dividend: AWC's dividend (7.15%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (6.61%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AWC's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AWC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (107.6%), AWC's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: AWC's dividends in 3 years are not forecast to be well covered by earnings (91.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mike Ferraro (60yo)
Mr. Michael Peter Ferraro, also known as Mike, LLB (Hons), has been Non-Executive Director of Helloworld Travel Limited (formerly known as Helloworld Limited) since January 1, 2017. He was previously a Par ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mike's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD2.22M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mike's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|MD, CEO & Executive Director||3.08yrs||US$2.04m||0.023% $1.1m|
|General Counsel & Company Secretary||17.58yrs||US$939.80k||0.034% $1.5m|
|GM of Finance & Financial Controller||no data||US$626.91k||0.0039% $179.0k|
|Group Executive of Strategy & Development||11.83yrs||US$617.40k||0.012% $565.4k|
|Chief Financial Officer||1yr||no data||no data|
|Manager of Treasury & Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: AWC's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.5 years average tenure).
|MD, CEO & Executive Director||3.08yrs||US$2.04m||0.023% $1.1m|
|Non-Executive Director||2.5yrs||US$183.41k||0.010% $477.1k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2.25yrs||US$358.14k||0.0046% $212.9k|
|Non-Executive Director||7.33yrs||US$175.20k||0.00017% $7.8k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||9.42yrs||US$205.31k||0.0029% $134.6k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.58yrs||US$195.73k||0.0014% $63.6k|
Experienced Board: AWC'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: 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 company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Alumina Limited
- Ticker: AWC
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1970
- Industry: Aluminum
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$4.578b
- Shares outstanding: 2.88b
- Website: https://www.aluminalimited.com
- Alumina Limited
- IBM Centre
- Level 12
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AWCM.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 1980|
|AWC||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1980|
|WMC1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1980|
|WMC1||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1980|
|AWC||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1980|
|AWCM.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||SPON ADR EACH REP 4 ORD SHS||US||USD||Jan 1990|
|WMC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||SPON ADR EACH REP 4 ORD SHS||DE||EUR||Jan 1990|
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, the United States, Guinea, Brazil, and Spain, as well as an interest in a smelter in Victoria Australia; and a bauxite mine and alumina refinery in Saudi Arabia. It is also involved in the shipping operations, including transportation of alumina, aluminum, and raw materials. The company was formerly known as WMC Limited and changed its name to Alumina Limited in December 2002 as part of the demerger of the WMC Group. Alumina Limited was incorporated in 1970 and is headquartered in Southbank, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/09 00:00|
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