Lotus Resources Limited explores for and develops mineral properties in Australia and Africa.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.28|
|52 Week High||AU$0.083|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.35|
|1 Month Change||-14.06%|
|3 Month Change||66.67%|
|1 Year Change||192.55%|
|3 Year Change||292.86%|
|5 Year Change||-42.23%|
|Change since IPO||-95.91%|
Recent News & Updates
|LOT||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: LOT exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 10.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LOT exceeded the Australian Market which returned 19.3% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: LOT is more volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LOT's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Australian stocks.
About the Company
Lotus Resources Limited explores for and develops mineral properties in Australia and Africa. The company holds an interest in the Kayelekera uranium project; and the Livingstonia project located in northern Malawi, southern Africa. It also explores for cobalt ores.
Lotus Resources Fundamentals Summary
|LOT fundamental statistics|
Is LOT overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LOT income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$376.27k|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.0042|
|Net Profit Margin||-3,944.88%|
How did LOT perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Lotus Resources 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 LOT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LOT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LOT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: LOT 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 LOT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LOT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (14.9x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.5x).
How is Lotus Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LOT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: LOT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: LOT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LOT is forecast to have no revenue next year.
High Growth Revenue: LOT is forecast to have no revenue next year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LOT is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has Lotus Resources performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LOT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LOT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LOT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 30.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LOT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LOT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (35.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LOT has a negative Return on Equity (-26.4%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Lotus Resources's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LOT's short term assets (A$29.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$3.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: LOT's short term assets (A$29.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$63.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LOT is debt free.
Reducing Debt: LOT had no debt 5 years ago.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: LOT has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: LOT has sufficient cash runway for 2.4 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 37.9% each year.
What is Lotus Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LOT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LOT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LOT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LOT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LOT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Mr. Keith Bowes serves as Managing Director at Lotus Resources Limited February 15, 2021. Mr. Bowes served as Head of Technical Committee at Lotus Resources Limited until February 15, 2021. Mr Bowes experi...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Keith's total compensation ($USD181.02K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD551.68K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Keith's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Board: LOT's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 60.6%.
Lotus Resources Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lotus Resources Limited
- Ticker: LOT
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$326.920m
- Shares outstanding: 1.19b
- Website: https://www.lotusresources.com.au
Number of Employees
- Lotus Resources Limited
- Emerald House
- 1202 Hay Street
- West Perth
- Western Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/15 15:48|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/15 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.