Great Western Exploration Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration of mineral properties in Australia.
Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Great Western Exploration's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GTE'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: GTE underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GTE underperformed the Australian Market which returned -7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Great Western Exploration's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Great Western Exploration 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 GTE's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GTE's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GTE is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: GTE 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 GTE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GTE is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (1.6x).
How is Great Western Exploration 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 Great Western Exploration 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.
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- Examine Great Western Exploration's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
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How has Great Western Exploration performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GTE is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: GTE is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GTE is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 23.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GTE's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: GTE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-7.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GTE has a negative Return on Equity (-10.91%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Great Western Exploration's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GTE's short term assets (A$541.0K) exceed its short term liabilities (A$297.3K).
Long Term Liabilities: GTE's short term assets (A$541.0K) exceed its long term liabilities (A$56.2K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GTE is debt free.
Reducing Debt: GTE had no debt 5 years ago.
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: GTE has sufficient cash runway for 0 months based on last reported free cash flow, but has since raised additional capital.
Forecast Cash Runway: GTE is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 0 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.
What is Great Western Exploration's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GTE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GTE'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 GTE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GTE'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 GTE'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
Great Western Exploration has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|Executive Chairman||6.67yrs||AU$60.23k||1.54% A$72.6k|
|Technical Director||0.33yr||AU$284.34k||1.49% A$69.8k|
|Company Secretary||0.33yr||no data||1.35% A$63.5k|
Experienced Management: GTE's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GTE insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 154.1%.
Great Western Exploration Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Great Western Exploration Limited
- Ticker: GTE
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2007
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$4.701m
- Shares outstanding: 40.88m
- Website: https://greatwesternexploration.com.au
- Great Western Exploration Limited
- 30 Richardson Street
- Level 3
- West Perth
- Western Australia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GTE||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jun 2007|
|W5C||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2007|
Great Western Exploration Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration of mineral properties in Australia. It operates through Mineral Exploration, and Finance and Administration segments. The company primarily explores for gold, copper, cobalt, nickel, lead, zinc, vanadium, and base metals. It holds interest in the Yerrida South project covering an area of 5,400 square kilometers in the Proterozoic Yerrida Basin located near Wiluna; and the Fairbairn project covering an area of 1,377 square kilometers located to the north of Wiluna. The company also holds interest in the Yerrida North JV project; and the Yandal West gold project. Great Western Exploration Limited was incorporated in 2007 and is based in West Perth, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/06 10:43|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/05 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.