ASX:GPR

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Geopacific Resources

Executive Summary

Geopacific Resources Limited engages in the exploration and development of gold and copper deposits in Papua New Guinea and Cambodia.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-14.3%

GPR

-3.5%

AU Metals and Mining

-0.2%

AU Market


1 Year Return

-7.7%

GPR

8.3%

AU Metals and Mining

10.5%

AU Market

Return vs Industry: GPR underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 8.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GPR underperformed the Australian Market which returned 10.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GPRIndustryMarket
7 Day-14.3%-3.5%-0.2%
30 Day-33.3%-7.1%-1.4%
90 Day41.2%-13.1%-1.0%
1 Year-7.7%-7.7%15.8%8.3%16.9%10.5%
3 Year-36.8%-36.8%57.4%38.4%36.9%18.6%
5 Year-63.6%-65.2%66.4%26.8%50.2%16.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

1.84x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GPR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

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

2.6%

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 Geopacific Resources 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 Geopacific Resources performed over the past 5 years?

-79.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GPR is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -79% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: GPR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (14.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GPR has a negative Return on Equity (-137.42%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: GPR is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: GPR is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is Geopacific Resources's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GPR's short term assets (A$5.5M) exceeds its short term liabilities (A$5.2M)

Long Term Liabilities: GPR's short term assets (5.5M) exceeds its long term liabilities (3.5M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GPR is debt free.

Reducing Debt: GPR currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: GPR has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if GPR'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: GPR has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if GPR 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 Geopacific Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%2.4%markettop25%5.6%industryaverage4.9%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

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

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


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Management

What is the CEO of Geopacific Resources's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

2.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Ron Heeks (56yo)

6.6yrs

Tenure

AU$380,311

Compensation

Mr. Ronald Stephen Heeks, also known as Ron, BApp.Sc (Geology), has been the Managing Director of Geopacific Resources Limited since March 28, 2013. Mr. Heeks serves as Technical Director and Managing Dire ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Ron's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the Australian market.

Compensation vs Earnings: Ron's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Management Age and Tenure

2.9yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: GPR's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

1.3yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: GPR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: GPR insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyAU$19,96017 Sep 19
Ronald Heeks
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
MD & Director
Shares688,278
Max PriceAU$0.029
BuyAU$595,03118 Jul 19
DELPHI Unternehmensberatung Aktiengesellschaft
EntityCompany
Shares70,000,000
Max PriceAU$0.0085
BuyAU$245,12718 Jul 19
DELPHI Unternehmensberatung Aktiengesellschaft
EntityCompany
Shares18,339,768
Max PriceAU$0.014
BuyAU$24,73329 Mar 19
Ian Clyne
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Independent Chairman of the Board
Shares2,050,000
Max PriceAU$0.012
SellAU$3,176,09526 Mar 19
Resource Capital Funds
EntityCompany
Shares368,255,220
Max PriceAU$0.013
BuyAU$10,47920 Nov 18
Ronald Heeks
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
MD & Director
Shares499,002
Max PriceAU$0.021

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Ron Heeks (56yo)

    MD & Director

    • Tenure: 6.6yrs
    • Compensation: AU$380.31k
  • Jim Kerr

    General Manager of Geology

    • Tenure: 2.9yrs
    • Compensation: AU$284.77k
  • Matt Smith (37yo)

    CFO & Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
    • Compensation: AU$329.93k

Board Members

  • Ian Murray (53yo)

    Independent Non-executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.08yrs
  • Ron Heeks (56yo)

    MD & Director

    • Tenure: 6.6yrs
    • Compensation: AU$380.31k
  • Harvie Probert

    Chairman of Geopacific Limited

    • Tenure: 22.8yrs
  • Ian Clyne

    Independent Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 0.4yrs
    • Compensation: AU$76.65k
  • Colin Gilligan (53yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
    • Compensation: AU$27.38k

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Geopacific Resources Limited
  • Ticker: GPR
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1986
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AU$68.977m
  • Shares outstanding: 2.76b
  • Website: https://www.geopacific.com.au

Location

  • Geopacific Resources Limited
  • 278 Stirling Highway
  • Level 1
  • Claremont
  • Western Australia
  • 6010
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GPRASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDMay 2006
GPAC.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDMay 2006
GPRCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDMay 2006

Biography

Geopacific Resources Limited engages in the exploration and development of gold and copper deposits in Papua New Guinea and Cambodia. It holds interest in the Woodlark gold project located in Papua New Gui ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/22 10:33
End of Day Share Price2019/10/22 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.