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Lithium Power International

Executive Summary

Lithium Power International Limited, a lithium company, engages in the identification, acquisition, exploration, and development of lithium projects in Chile, Argentina, and Australia. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has Lithium Power International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: LPI is more volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 16% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LPI's weekly volatility (16%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Australian stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-10.0%

LPI

5.3%

AU Metals and Mining

-0.06%

AU Market


1 Year Return

12.5%

LPI

22.2%

AU Metals and Mining

1.0%

AU Market

Return vs Industry: LPI underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 22.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LPI exceeded the Australian Market which returned 1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

LPIIndustryMarket
7 Day-10.0%5.3%-0.06%
30 Day45.9%13.1%9.3%
90 Day80.0%11.7%12.0%
1 Year12.5%12.5%28.6%22.2%4.4%1.0%
3 Year-48.1%-48.1%69.8%46.6%23.9%8.5%
5 Yearn/a220.2%159.9%60.2%27.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Lithium Power International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Lithium Power International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.94x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LPI is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.6x).


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Future Growth

How is Lithium Power International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

61.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: LPI is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.3%).

Earnings vs Market: LPI is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: LPI's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if LPI's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if LPI's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: LPI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5.6%).


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Past Performance

How has Lithium Power International performed over the past 5 years?

-23.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LPI is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LPI is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LPI is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 23.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: LPI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (38%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LPI has a negative Return on Equity (-35.94%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Lithium Power International's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LPI's short term assets (A$7.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$336.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: LPI has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LPI is debt free.

Reducing Debt: LPI has not had any debt for past 5 years.


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: LPI has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: LPI has sufficient cash runway for 2.1 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 2.5% each year.


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Dividend

What is Lithium Power International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

2.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Cristóbal Garcia-Huidobro R

2.17yrs

Tenure

AU$399,064

Compensation

Mr. Cristóbal Garcia-Huidobro R is Director of Lithium Power International Ltd. since September 3, 2018. He is CEO of Minera Salar Blanco SA. He has been CEO and Managing Director of Lithium Power Interna...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Cristóbal's total compensation ($USD296.99K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD281.85K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Cristóbal's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Cristóbal Garcia-Huidobro R
CEO, MD & Executive Director2.17yrsAU$399.06k0.19%
A$ 137.5k
Andrew Phillips
CFO, Company Secretary & Executive Director5.42yrsAU$380.95k0.87%
A$ 627.7k
Richard Crookes
Executive Director of Corporate Finance & Director2.08yrsAU$350.83kno data

2.2yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: LPI's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Cristóbal Garcia-Huidobro R
CEO, MD & Executive Director2.17yrsAU$399.06k0.19%
A$ 137.5k
Andrew Phillips
CFO, Company Secretary & Executive Director5.42yrsAU$380.95k0.87%
A$ 627.7k
Richard Crookes
Executive Director of Corporate Finance & Director2.08yrsAU$350.83kno data
Russell Barwick
Non-Executive Director3.67yrsAU$101.29k0.20%
A$ 144.7k
David Hannon
Non-Executive Chairman3.83yrsAU$151.93k8.16%
A$ 5.9m
Reccared Fertig
Non-Executive Director5.42yrsAU$138.75k6.78%
A$ 4.9m
Martin Jose Domingo Borda
Non-Executive Director2.25yrsAU$92.50kno data

3.7yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: LPI's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Lithium Power International Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Lithium Power International Limited
  • Ticker: LPI
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2015
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AU$72.329m
  • Shares outstanding: 263.01m
  • Website: https://www.lithiumpowerinternational.com

Location

  • Lithium Power International Limited
  • 151 Macquarie Street
  • Level 7
  • Sydney
  • New South Wales
  • 2000
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LPIASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDJun 2016
LPICHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDJun 2016
24LDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJun 2016
LTHH.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJun 2016

Biography

Lithium Power International Limited, a lithium company, engages in the identification, acquisition, exploration, and development of lithium projects in Chile, Argentina, and Australia. The company holds a ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/12/04 07:06
End of Day Share Price2020/12/04 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/06/30


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.