Broken Hill Prospecting Limited engages in the exploration and development of mineral resources in Australia.
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Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Broken Hill Prospecting's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BPL'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: BPL underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned -18.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BPL underperformed the Australian Market which returned -19% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Broken Hill Prospecting's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Broken Hill Prospecting 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 BPL's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate BPL's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BPL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: BPL 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 BPL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BPL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (1x).
How is Broken Hill Prospecting 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 Broken Hill Prospecting 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 BPL’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.
- Broken Hill Prospecting competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has Broken Hill Prospecting performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BPL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: BPL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BPL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -22.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BPL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: BPL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BPL has a negative Return on Equity (-42.76%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Broken Hill Prospecting's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BPL's short term assets (A$250.9K) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$568.4K).
Long Term Liabilities: BPL's short term assets (A$250.9K) exceed its long term liabilities (A$80.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BPL is debt free.
Reducing Debt: BPL has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Inventory Level: BPL has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if BPL's debt is covered by short term assets.
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: BPL has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: BPL has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -23.3% each year
What is Broken Hill Prospecting's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BPL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BPL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BPL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BPL'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 BPL'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
Trangie Johnston (44yo)
Mr. Anthony Johnston, also known as Trangie, B.Sc, M.Sc., has been the Chief Executive Officer of Broken Hill Prospecting Limited since May 20, 2016 and serves as its Managing Director. Mr. Johnston had be ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Trangie's total compensation ($USD241.99K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD238.47K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Trangie's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & MD||3.92yrs||AU$402.69k||1.29% A$28.7k|
|Company Secretary||3.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Geological Consultant||no data||no data||no data|
|Geological Consultant||5.42yrs||AU$10.14k||no data|
|Consultant||no data||no data||no data|
|Communications Consultant||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BPL's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
|Non-Executive Director||4.67yrs||AU$20.00k||2.76% A$61.7k|
|Non-Executive Director||8.08yrs||AU$22.50k||19.64% A$438.3k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4.67yrs||AU$34.00k||0.82% A$18.2k|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||16.25yrs||AU$37.50k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||0.083yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: BPL's board of directors are considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: BPL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.7%.
Broken Hill Prospecting Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Broken Hill Prospecting Limited
- Ticker: BPL
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1986
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$2.232m
- Shares outstanding: 186.01m
- Website: https://www.bhpl.net.au
- Broken Hill Prospecting Limited
- 89 York Street
- Suite 706
- New South Wales
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BPLNA||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||NPV DFD 24/02/20(EX-RIGHTS)||AU||AUD||No data|
|BPL||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Feb 2011|
|BPL||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Feb 2011|
|BPLN.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Feb 2011|
Broken Hill Prospecting Limited engages in the exploration and development of mineral resources in Australia. The company explores for rare earth metals, such as thorium and uranium; heavy mineral sands; titanium and zirconium; base and precious metals; industrial minerals; copper; and cobalt. It holds interests in the La Paz Rare Earth Project located in Arizona, the United States; the Heavy Mineral Sands Project covering approximately 7,300 square kilometers; three exploration licenses in the Broken Hill district covering 209 square kilometers; and Thackaringa Cobalt Project located to the southwest of Broken Hill, New South Wales. The company was formerly known as Broken Hill Cobalt Limited and changed its name to Broken Hill Prospecting Limited in November 2009. Broken Hill Prospecting Limited was incorporated in 1986 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/04/05 10:49|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/02 00:00|
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