Dacian Gold Limited engages in the exploration, mining, and processing of gold properties in Australia.
Moderate growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Dacian Gold's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: DCN 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: DCN underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned -22% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DCN underperformed the Australian Market which returned -19.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Dacian Gold's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StCan We See Significant Insider Ownership On The Dacian Gold Limited (ASX:DCN) Share Register?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StDacian Gold (ASX:DCN) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt
3 months ago | Simply Wall StWith A 1.6% Return On Equity, Is Dacian Gold Limited (ASX:DCN) A Quality Stock?
Is Dacian Gold 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: DCN (A$1.4) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$1.13)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DCN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DCN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: DCN 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 DCN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DCN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (1x).
How is Dacian Gold forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: DCN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.1%).
Earnings vs Market: DCN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: DCN's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: DCN's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-1.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DCN's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.1% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: DCN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14%).
How has Dacian Gold performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DCN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: DCN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DCN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -14.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare DCN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: DCN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: DCN has a negative Return on Equity (-64.34%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Dacian Gold's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DCN's short term assets (A$59.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$109.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: DCN's short term assets (A$59.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$76.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DCN's debt to equity ratio (90%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: DCN had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Inventory Level: DCN has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: DCN's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.6x debt).
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: DCN has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if DCN has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Dacian Gold's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate DCN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DCN'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 DCN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DCN'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 DCN'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
Leigh Junk (44yo)
Mr. Leigh Stanley Junk, Dip Surv, GDip Min Eng, MSc Min Econ, is a Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Dacian Gold Limited since January 6 , 2020. Mr. Junk served as Managing Directo ...
|Chief Financial Officer||4.17yrs||AU$600.11k||0.060% A$192.4k|
|MD, CEO & Director||0.25yr||no data||0.084% A$268.6k|
|Exploration Manager||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Company Secretary||7.58yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: DCN's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).
|MD, CEO & Director||0.25yr||no data||0.084% A$268.6k|
|Non-Executive Director||8.25yrs||AU$87.60k||3.92% A$12.5m|
|Non-Executive Director||7.58yrs||AU$87.60k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||0.25yr||AU$87.60k||0.12% A$371.4k|
Experienced Board: DCN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 28.6%.
Dacian Gold Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Dacian Gold Limited
- Ticker: DCN
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2011
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$319.798m
- Shares outstanding: 228.43m
- Website: https://www.daciangold.com.au
Number of Employees
- Dacian Gold Limited
- 1 Preston Street
- Level 2
- Western Australia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|DCN||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Nov 2012|
|DAG||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Nov 2012|
|DCN||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Nov 2012|
|DCCN.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Nov 2012|
Dacian Gold Limited engages in the exploration, mining, and processing of gold properties in Australia. It primarily focuses on its 100% owned Mount Morgans Gold project located in the Western Australia. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Como, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/02 10:46|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/01/31 00:00|
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.