Lepidico Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production of lithium chemicals in Australia and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.026|
|52 Week High||AU$0.007|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.037|
|1 Month Change||4.00%|
|3 Month Change||52.94%|
|1 Year Change||225.00%|
|3 Year Change||52.96%|
|5 Year Change||73.35%|
|Change since IPO||-56.67%|
Recent News & Updates
There's Been No Shortage Of Growth Recently For Lepidico's (ASX:LPD) Returns On Capital
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Our Take On Lepidico's (ASX:LPD) CEO Salary
This article will reflect on the compensation paid to Joe Walsh who has served as CEO of Lepidico Limited ( ASX:LPD...
|LPD||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: LPD exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 11.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LPD exceeded the Australian Market which returned 20.2% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: LPD is more volatile than 90% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 16% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LPD's weekly volatility (16%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Australian stocks.
About the Company
Lepidico Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production of lithium chemicals in Australia and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Mineral Exploration and Technology. Its technologies include L-Max technology, a hydro-metallurgical process for processing lithium mica slurry; S-Max that produces amorphous silica from a range of mica minerals, including lithium micas; and LOH-Max process, which produces high purity lithium hydroxide from lithium sulphate.
Lepidico Fundamentals Summary
|LPD fundamental statistics|
Is LPD overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LPD income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$0|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.00004|
|Net Profit Margin||6.92%|
How did LPD perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Lepidico 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: LPD (A$0.03) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$0.17)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LPD is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LPD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (650x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (14.3x).
PE vs Market: LPD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (650x) compared to the Australian market (19.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LPD is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (9.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LPD is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.6x).
How is Lepidico 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: LPD's forecast earnings growth (66.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: LPD's earnings (66.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (11.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LPD is forecast to have no revenue next year.
High Growth Revenue: LPD is forecast to have no revenue next year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LPD's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.6%).
How has Lepidico performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LPD has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LPD became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LPD has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -2.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: LPD has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LPD has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (35.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LPD's Return on Equity (0.4%) is considered low.
How is Lepidico's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LPD's short term assets (A$15.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$1.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: LPD's short term assets (A$15.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$9.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LPD is debt free.
Reducing Debt: LPD had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: LPD has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: LPD has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Lepidico current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LPD's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LPD's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LPD's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LPD's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LPD's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Julian Pearce Walsh, also known as Joe, BEng (Hons, Mining Engineering), MSc (Geophysics) has been Managing Director and Executive Director of Lepidico Holdings Limited (formerly known as Lepidico Limi...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Joe's total compensation ($USD460.53K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD302.06K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Joe's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LPD's management team is seasoned and experienced (5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LPD's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
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 diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 18.6%.
Lepidico Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lepidico Limited
- Ticker: LPD
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1979
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$159.956m
- Shares outstanding: 6.15b
- Website: https://www.lepidico.com
- Lepidico Limited
- 23 Belmont Avenue
- Western Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/20 15:32|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/20 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.