Liontown Resources Limited engages in the exploration and evaluation of mineral properties in Australia.
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Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Liontown Resources's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LTR's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
AU Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
AU Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: LTR exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned -16.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LTR exceeded the Australian Market which returned -16.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Liontown Resources's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThe Liontown Resources (ASX:LTR) Share Price Has Soared 1020%, Reaching For The Stratosphere
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs Liontown Resources Limited's (ASX:LTR) CEO Paid At A Competitive Rate?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StCan We See Significant Insider Ownership On The Liontown Resources Limited (ASX:LTR) Share Register?
Is Liontown 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 LTR's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LTR's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LTR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: LTR 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 LTR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LTR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (12.7x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (1.1x).
How is Liontown 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 Liontown 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.
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- Examine Liontown Resources's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
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- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has Liontown Resources performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LTR is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LTR is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LTR is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -48.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LTR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LTR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LTR has a negative Return on Equity (-155.71%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Liontown Resources's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LTR's short term assets (A$12.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$2.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: LTR's short term assets (A$12.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$96.5K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LTR is debt free.
Reducing Debt: LTR had no debt 5 years ago.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: LTR has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: LTR has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -41.5% each year
What is Liontown Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LTR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LTR's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LTR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LTR's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LTR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Richards (58yo)
Mr. David Ross Richards, BSc (Hons), MAIG, MAICD has been Managing Director of Liontown Resources Ltd. since May 1, 2010. Mr. Richards is a qualified geologist with over 30 years experience and a proven tr ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD241.35K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD239.76K).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|MD & Executive Director||9.92yrs||AU$390.05k||0.32% A$407.9k|
|Chief Financial Officer||no data||AU$52.58k||0.37% A$475.0k|
|Chief Operating Officer||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|GM & Chief Representative for China||1.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Financial Controller & Company Secretary||0.42yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LTR's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|MD & Executive Director||9.92yrs||AU$390.05k||0.32% A$407.9k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||13.42yrs||AU$90.91k||1.27% A$1.6m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.25yrs||AU$104.93k||0.45% A$577.6k|
|Non-Executive Chairman||14.17yrs||AU$219.84k||17.27% A$22.2m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.75yrs||AU$90.91k||0.62% A$796.3k|
Experienced Board: LTR's board of directors are considered experienced (9.9 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 43.2%.
Liontown Resources Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Liontown Resources Limited
- Ticker: LTR
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$128.743m
- Shares outstanding: 1.69b
- Website: https://www.ltresources.com.au
- Liontown Resources Limited
- 1292 Hay Street
- Level 2
- West Perth
- Western Australia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LTR||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Dec 2006|
|LTR||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Dec 2006|
|LIS||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2006|
Liontown Resources Limited engages in the exploration and evaluation of mineral properties in Australia. The company explores for lithium, gold, vanadium, and nickel deposits. Its principal property is the Kathleen Valley project located in Perth, Western Australia. Liontown Resources Limited was incorporated in 2006 and is based in West Perth, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/09 10:45|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/09 00:00|
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