Northern Star Resources Limited engages in the exploration, development, mining, processing, and sale of gold deposits in Australia. More Details
Solid track record with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Northern Star Resources's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NST is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NST's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
AU Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
AU Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: NST underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 60.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NST underperformed the Australian Market which returned 41.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Northern Star Resources's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Northern Star Resources 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: NST (A$10.95) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$19.32)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NST is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.6x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (13.3x).
PE vs Market: NST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.6x) compared to the Australian market (20.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: NST is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NST is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.9x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.6x).
How is Northern Star Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NST's forecast earnings growth (29.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: NST's earnings (29.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (15.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: NST's revenue (18.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (5.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NST's revenue (18.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: NST's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.4%).
How has Northern Star Resources performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NST has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: NST's current net profit margins (14%) are higher than last year (12.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NST's earnings have grown by 10.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NST's earnings growth over the past year (58.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (10.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: NST earnings growth over the past year (58.2%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 26.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: NST's Return on Equity (15.1%) is considered low.
How is Northern Star Resources's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NST's short term assets (A$692.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$413.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: NST's short term assets (A$692.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$868.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NST's debt to equity ratio (17.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: NST's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.7% to 17.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NST's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (225.9%).
Interest Coverage: NST's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (36.9x coverage).
What is Northern Star Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NST's dividend (1.74%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (1.99%).
High Dividend: NST's dividend (1.74%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.29%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NST has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: NST's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (44.5%), NST's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: NST's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (22.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Stuart Tonkin (44 yo)
Mr. Stuart Peter Tonkin, BEng (Hons) has been the Chief Executive Officer at Northern Star Resources Limited since October 29, 2016. Mr. Tonkin served as Chief Operating Officer at Northern Star Resources ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stuart's total compensation ($USD1.59M) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD3.49M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stuart's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: NST's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: NST's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 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: NST 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 57.2%.
Northern Star Resources Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Northern Star Resources Limited
- Ticker: NST
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$13.228b
- Shares outstanding: 1.16b
- Website: https://www.nsrltd.com
Number of Employees
- Northern Star Resources Limited
- 388 Hay Street
- Level 1
- Western Australia
Northern Star Resources Limited engages in the exploration, development, mining, processing, and sale of gold deposits in Australia. The company holds interests in the Pogo, Jundee, and Kalgoorlie operatio...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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