ASX:BPL

Stock Analysis Report

Broken Hill Prospecting

Executive Summary

Broken Hill Prospecting Limited engages in the exploration and development of mineral resources in Australia.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.

Risks

  • Broken Hill Prospecting has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Broken Hill Prospecting is not covered by any analysts.

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-6.5%

ASX:BPL

-3.2%

AU Metals and Mining

1.9%

AU Market


1 Year Return

-59.7%

ASX:BPL

10.2%

AU Metals and Mining

2.3%

AU Market

BPL underperformed the Metals and Mining industry which returned 10.2% over the past year.

BPL underperformed the Market in Australia which returned 2.3% over the past year.


Share holder returns

BPLIndustryMarket
7 Day-6.5%-3.2%1.9%
30 Day-12.1%-10.4%-4.2%
90 Day52.6%-2.2%1.2%
1 Year-59.7%-59.7%17.9%10.2%8.0%2.3%
3 Year-61.8%-61.8%67.1%48.8%32.9%15.6%
5 Year-42.8%-47.3%40.2%9.4%39.3%8.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Broken Hill Prospecting's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Broken Hill Prospecting undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

1.15x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Broken Hill Prospecting to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Broken Hill Prospecting to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

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

Broken Hill Prospecting 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 Broken Hill Prospecting, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Broken Hill Prospecting is good value based on assets compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Broken Hill Prospecting expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

5.2%

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.


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Past Performance

How has Broken Hill Prospecting performed over the past 5 years?

-25.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Broken Hill Prospecting does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

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

Unable to compare Broken Hill Prospecting'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 Broken Hill Prospecting 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 Broken Hill Prospecting 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 Broken Hill Prospecting 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 Broken Hill Prospecting's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

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

Broken Hill Prospecting's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Broken Hill Prospecting has no debt.

Broken Hill Prospecting has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Broken Hill Prospecting has no debt, it does not need to be 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.

Broken Hill Prospecting has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.

Broken Hill Prospecting has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 32.7% each year.


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Dividend

What is Broken Hill Prospecting's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

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

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

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Broken Hill Prospecting has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Broken Hill Prospecting's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Broken Hill Prospecting 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 Broken Hill Prospecting's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Trangie Johnston (44yo)

3.3yrs

Tenure

AU$509,429

Compensation

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 has be ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Trangie's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Australia.

Trangie's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.


Management Age and Tenure

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

The tenure for the Broken Hill Prospecting management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

4.0yrs

Average Tenure

73yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Broken Hill Prospecting board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Wolfgang Leyh

    Geological Consultant

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Trangie Johnston (44yo)

    CEO, MD & Director

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: AU$509.43k
  • Rob Barnes

    Geological Consultant

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
    • Compensation: AU$10.14k
  • Edwina Kho

    Consultant

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Alan Deans

    Communications Consultant

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Ian Morgan

    Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 2.9yrs

Board Members

  • Geoff Hill (73yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.0yrs
    • Compensation: AU$20.00k
  • Matt Hill

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 7.4yrs
    • Compensation: AU$98.30k
  • Denis Geldard (73yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.0yrs
    • Compensation: AU$42.80k
  • Francis Creagh O'Connor

    Non-Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 15.6yrs
    • Compensation: AU$25.00k
  • Trangie Johnston (44yo)

    CEO, MD & Director

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: AU$509.43k

Company Information

Broken Hill Prospecting Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Broken Hill Prospecting Limited
  • Ticker: BPL
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1986
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AU$4.289m
  • Shares outstanding: 147.88m
  • Website: https://www.bhpl.net.au

Location

  • Broken Hill Prospecting Limited
  • 89 York Street
  • Suite 706
  • Sydney
  • New South Wales
  • 2000
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BPLASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDFeb 2011
BPLCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDFeb 2011
BPLN.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDFeb 2011

Biography

Broken Hill Prospecting Limited engages in the exploration and development of mineral resources in Australia. The company primarily explores for cobalt, copper, zinc, lead, and silver deposits, as well as  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/25 10:36
End of Day Share Price2019/08/23 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.