Mount Gibson Iron Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in mining and processing of hematite iron ore deposits in Australia.
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Share Price & News
How has Mount Gibson Iron's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MGX'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: MGX matched the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned -20% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MGX exceeded the Australian Market which returned -22.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Mount Gibson Iron's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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1 month ago | Simply Wall StBoasting A 22% Return On Equity, Is Mount Gibson Iron Limited (ASX:MGX) A Top Quality Stock?
Is Mount Gibson Iron undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: MGX (A$0.75) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$0.4)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MGX is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MGX is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.3x) compared to the Metals and Mining industry average (7.2x).
PE vs Market: MGX is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.3x) compared to the Australian market (12.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MGX's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MGX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (1x).
How is Mount Gibson Iron 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: MGX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-14.7% per year).
Earnings vs Market: MGX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-14.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MGX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MGX's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MGX's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MGX's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14%).
How has Mount Gibson Iron performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MGX has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MGX's current net profit margins (37.4%) are higher than last year (20.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MGX has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 74.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: MGX's earnings growth over the past year (107.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (74.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: MGX earnings growth over the past year (107.1%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry -7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: MGX's Return on Equity (21%) is considered high.
How is Mount Gibson Iron's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MGX's short term assets (A$454.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$74.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: MGX's short term assets (A$454.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$52.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MGX is debt free.
Reducing Debt: MGX had no debt 5 years ago.
Inventory Level: MGX has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if MGX's debt is covered by short term assets.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: MGX is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: MGX is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Mount Gibson Iron's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MGX's dividend (5.37%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (3.37%).
High Dividend: MGX's dividend (5.37%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (8.57%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MGX has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: MGX has only been paying a dividend for 9 years, and since then payments have not increased.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34%), MGX's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: MGX's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (24.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Peter W. Kerr, B.Comm, CA, F.Fin, M.AusIMM, M.AICD., has been the Chief Executive Officer at Mount Gibson Iron Limited since October 1, 2018. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of Mount Gibson Ir ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Peter's total compensation ($USD705.89K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD796.11K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Peter's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Chief Executive Officer||1.42yrs||AU$1.15m||0.26% A$2.3m|
|Chief Financial Officer||1.42yrs||AU$515.30k||no data|
|Company Secretary & General Counsel||7.92yrs||AU$744.93k||0.16% A$1.4m|
|Chief Operating Officer||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Group Financial Controller||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: MGX's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Non-Executive Director||8.33yrs||AU$103.50k||no data|
|Lead Independent Non-Executive Director||6.17yrs||AU$111.00k||0.0041% A$35.7k|
|Non-Executive Chairman||6.08yrs||AU$104.63k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||13.67yrs||AU$103.50k||0.026% A$223.5k|
|Alternate Director||7.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||8.33yrs||AU$90.50k||0.063% A$545.6k|
|Non-Executive Director||0.25yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: MGX's board of directors are considered experienced (7.5 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 2.9%.
Mount Gibson Iron Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Mount Gibson Iron Limited
- Ticker: MGX
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1996
- Industry: Steel
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$862.473m
- Shares outstanding: 1.16b
- Website: https://www.mtgibsoniron.com.au
Number of Employees
- Mount Gibson Iron Limited
- 2 Kings Park Road
- Level 1
- West Perth
- Western Australia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MGX||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 2002|
|FWQ||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 2002|
|MTGR.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 2002|
|MGX||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 2002|
|MTGR.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSPONSORED ADR||US||USD||Jan 2012|
Mount Gibson Iron Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in mining and processing of hematite iron ore deposits in Australia. The company primarily operates the Extension Hill mine site in the Mid-West region of Western Australia; and haulage of the ore via road and rail for export from the Geraldton Port. It is also involved in mining and direct shipment of hematite iron ore at the Koolan Island mine site in the Kimberley region of Western Australia; and the treasury management activities. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in West Perth, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/28 10:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/26 00:00|
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