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Image ResourcesASX:IMA Stock Report

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01 Dec, 2021


Company Financials
IMA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6

IMA Stock Overview

Image Resources NL operates as a mineral sands mining company in Western Australia.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Image Resources
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.21
52 Week HighAU$0.24
52 Week LowAU$0.15
1 Month Change5.00%
3 Month Change20.00%
1 Year Change10.53%
3 Year Change75.00%
5 Year Change262.07%
Change since IPO23.53%

Recent News & Updates

May 20
Shareholders May Be More Conservative With Image Resources NL's (ASX:IMA) CEO Compensation For Now

Shareholders May Be More Conservative With Image Resources NL's (ASX:IMA) CEO Compensation For Now

Under the guidance of CEO Patrick Mutz, Image Resources NL ( ASX:IMA ) has performed reasonably well recently. In light...

Shareholder Returns

IMAAU Metals and MiningAU Market

Return vs Industry: IMA matched the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 10.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: IMA underperformed the Australian Market which returned 11.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is IMA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
IMA volatility
IMA Average Weekly Movement7.1%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement10.4%
Market Average Movement8.3%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market15.9%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market3.6%

Stable Share Price: IMA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: IMA's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1994n/aPatrick Mutz

Image Resources NL operates as a mineral sands mining company in Western Australia. It holds 100% interests in the Boonanarring and Atlas Mineral Sands Project, which are in North Perth Basin in Western Australia. The company was incorporated in 1994 and is based in West Perth, Australia.

Image Resources Fundamentals Summary

How do Image Resources's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
IMA fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$212.65m
Earnings (TTM)AU$13.50m
Revenue (TTM)AU$178.87m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
IMA income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$131.48m
Gross ProfitAU$47.39m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.013
Gross Margin26.49%
Net Profit Margin7.55%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did IMA perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


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


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: IMA (A$0.21) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$1.08)

Significantly Below Fair Value: IMA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: IMA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.8x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (9.1x).

PE vs Market: IMA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.8x) compared to the Australian market (12.6x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate IMA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: IMA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (1.9x).

Future Growth

How is Image Resources 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 Image 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.

Past Performance

How has Image Resources performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: IMA has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: IMA's current net profit margins (7.5%) are lower than last year (18.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: IMA has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 60.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: IMA's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: IMA had negative earnings growth (-52%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Metals and Mining industry average (35.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: IMA's Return on Equity (14.6%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Image Resources's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: IMA's short term assets (A$67.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$18.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: IMA's short term assets (A$67.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$24.5M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: IMA is debt free.

Reducing Debt: IMA has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 30.3%.

Debt Coverage: IMA has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: IMA has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Image Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: IMA's dividend (9.52%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.3%).

High Dividend: IMA's dividend (9.52%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.59%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether IMA's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.

Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if IMA's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (147.2%), IMA's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Patrick Mutz (63 yo)





Mr. Patrick Roy Mutz, BSc/BM (Hons), MBA/GM, FAusIMM, MSME, REM(USA), MA, has been Managing Director of Image Resources NL since June 08, 2016. Mr. Mutz serves as Chief Executive Officer of Murray Zircon P...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Patrick's total compensation ($USD441.63K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD544.14K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: IMA's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

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


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: IMA 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 2.1%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Image Resources NL's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Image Resources NL
  • Ticker: IMA
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1994
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AU$212.655m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.01b
  • Website:


  • Image Resources NL
  • 7 Ventnor Avenue
  • Level 2
  • West Perth
  • Western Australia
  • 6005
  • Australia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/12/01 15:40
End of Day Share Price2021/12/01 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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.