ASX:EGR

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Executive Summary

EcoGraf Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and evaluation of graphite properties in Tanzania. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has EcoGraf's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: EGR is more volatile than 90% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 28% a week.

Volatility Over Time: EGR's weekly volatility (28%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Australian stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

EGR

4.6%

AU Metals and Mining

1.3%

AU Market


1 Year Return

96.6%

EGR

14.7%

AU Metals and Mining

-1.7%

AU Market

Return vs Industry: EGR exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 14.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: EGR exceeded the Australian Market which returned -1.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

EGRIndustryMarket
7 Day0%4.6%1.3%
30 Day16.7%9.4%11.1%
90 Day98.9%3.2%9.0%
1 Year96.6%96.6%20.8%14.7%1.7%-1.7%
3 Year9.4%9.4%59.4%37.5%23.1%7.9%
5 Year2.9%2.9%200.8%143.5%57.2%26.0%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is EcoGraf undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

3.09x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate EGR's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate EGR's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: EGR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the AU Metals and Mining industry average.

PE vs Market: EGR 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 EGR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: EGR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.5x).


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Future Growth

How is EcoGraf forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

2.8%

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 EcoGraf 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 EcoGraf performed over the past 5 years?

11.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: EGR is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: EGR is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: EGR is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 11.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare EGR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: EGR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (38%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: EGR has a negative Return on Equity (-13.43%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is EcoGraf's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: EGR's short term assets (A$2.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$439.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: EGR's short term assets (A$2.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$20.0K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: EGR is debt free.

Reducing Debt: EGR has not had any debt for past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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: EGR has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if EGR has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

What is EcoGraf current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate EGR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate EGR's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EGR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EGR'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 EGR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

5.5yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Andrew Spinks (51 yo)

5.58yrs

Tenure

AU$316,485

Compensation

Mr. Andrew Peter Spinks, B.App.Sc (Geol), Grad. Dip (Mining), MAusIMM, W.A serves as the Managing Director of EcoGraf Limited (formerly known as Kibaran Resources Limited) since April 22, 2015. He serves a...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Andrew's total compensation ($USD233.97K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD282.32K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Andrew's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Andrew Spinks
MD, President & Director5.58yrsAU$316.49k4.95%
A$ 3.2m
Robert Pett
Independent Non-Executive Chairman5yrsAU$67.70k2.11%
A$ 1.3m
John Conidi
Independent Non-Executive Director5.5yrsAU$41.06k1.45%
A$ 922.1k

5.5yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: EGR's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 18.5%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

EcoGraf Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: EcoGraf Limited
  • Ticker: EGR
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2005
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AU$63.698m
  • Shares outstanding: 363.99m
  • Website: https://www.ecograf.com.au

Location

  • EcoGraf Limited
  • 18 Richardson Street
  • Level 1
  • West Perth
  • Western Australia
  • 6005
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
EGRASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDOct 2010
FMKDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEUROct 2010
EGRCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDOct 2010

Biography

EcoGraf Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and evaluation of graphite properties in Tanzania. The company’s flagship project is the Epanko graphite project located in Tanza...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/30 07:03
End of Day Share Price2020/11/30 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/06/30


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.