ASX:GWR

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Executive Summary

GWR Group Limited explores for, develops, and evaluates mining projects in Australia.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: GWR has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.4%

GWR

0.7%

AU Metals and Mining

5.0%

AU Market


1 Year Return

-34.3%

GWR

3.4%

AU Metals and Mining

-10.3%

AU Market

Return vs Industry: GWR underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GWR underperformed the Australian Market which returned -10.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GWRIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.4%0.7%5.0%
30 Day-1.4%12.1%8.8%
90 Day11.3%9.1%-9.9%
1 Year-34.3%-34.3%8.6%3.4%-6.6%-10.3%
3 Year68.3%68.3%59.8%39.1%11.1%-3.5%
5 Year15.0%15.0%99.9%62.0%28.9%1.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

1.75x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GWR 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 GWR Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

4.5%

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 GWR Group 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 GWR Group performed over the past 5 years?

23.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GWR is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: GWR is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GWR is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 23.5% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: GWR 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: GWR has a negative Return on Equity (-13.46%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is GWR Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GWR's short term assets (A$2.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$686.3K).

Long Term Liabilities: GWR's short term assets (A$2.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$203.2K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GWR is debt free.

Reducing Debt: GWR has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.02%.


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

Forecast Cash Runway: GWR has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 13.1% each year.


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Dividend

What is GWR Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GWR'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 GWR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GWR'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 GWR'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?

7.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

GWR Group has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Simon Borck
Joint Company Secretary & Group Financial Controllerno dataAU$157.16k0.039% A$6.9k
Michael Wilson
Exploration Manager & Executive Director17.5yrsAU$347.31k1.04% A$183.4k
Adrian Costello
General Manager1.42yrsAU$301.31kno data
Mark Pitts
Company Secretary7.75yrsAU$42.00k0.039% A$6.9k

7.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: GWR's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Wilson
Exploration Manager & Executive Director17.5yrsAU$347.31k1.04% A$183.4k
Tien Law
Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board8.25yrsAU$68.24k11.42% A$2.0m
Gary Lyons
Non-Executive Chairman8.25yrsAU$112.83k1.67% A$292.9k
Kong Lee
Non-Executive Director9.42yrsAU$83.74k0.87% A$152.7k
Chin An Lau
Non-Executive Director9yrsAU$70.13k0.95% A$166.1k
Teck Wong
Alternate Director8.83yrsno data8.6% A$1.5m

8.9yrs

Average Tenure

52.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: GWR's board of directors are considered experienced (8.9 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

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


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: GWR Group Limited
  • Ticker: GWR
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2002
  • Industry: Gold
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AU$17.574m
  • Shares outstanding: 254.70m
  • Website: https://www.gwrgroup.com.au

Number of Employees


Location

  • GWR Group Limited
  • 97 Outram Street
  • West Perth
  • Western Australia
  • 6005
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GWRASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDDec 2004
UK4DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURDec 2004
GWRCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDDec 2004

Biography

GWR Group Limited explores for, develops, and evaluates mining projects in Australia. The company explores for iron ore, gold, and tungsten, as well as gypsum, and lithium/tantalum/berylium deposits. It primarily holds interests in the Wiluna West Gold and Iron projects located in Western Australia. The company was formerly known as Golden West Resources Limited and changed its name to GWR Group Limited in December 2013. GWR Group Limited was founded in 2002 and is based in West Perth, Australia. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/05/28 10:31
End of Day Share Price2020/05/22 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/06/30


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.