NST Stock Overview
Northern Star Resources Limited engages in the exploration, development, mining, and processing of gold deposits in Australia.
Northern Star Resources Peers
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$8.60|
|52 Week High||AU$11.80|
|52 Week Low||AU$7.96|
|1 Month Change||-24.83%|
|3 Month Change||-8.90%|
|1 Year Change||-22.17%|
|3 Year Change||-8.22%|
|5 Year Change||84.95%|
|Change since IPO||3,809.11%|
Recent News & Updates
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|NST||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: NST underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned -4.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NST underperformed the Australian Market which returned -0.2% over the past year.
|NST Average Weekly Movement||5.8%|
|Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement||11.1%|
|Market Average Movement||9.4%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||16.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.3%|
Stable Share Price: NST is less volatile than 75% 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.
About the Company
Northern Star Resources Limited engages in the exploration, development, mining, and processing of gold deposits in Australia. It also sells refined gold. The company holds interests in the Pogo, Kalgoorlie, KCGM, Jundee, Thunderbox, and Carosue Dam operations, as well as Paulsens, Tanami, and Bronzewing projects.
Northern Star Resources Fundamentals Summary
|NST fundamental statistics|
Is NST overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|NST income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$3.42b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.95|
|Net Profit Margin||32.13%|
How did NST perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.3%Current Dividend Yield
How is Northern Star Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NST's forecast earnings growth (8.7% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).
Earnings vs Market: NST's earnings (8.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (6.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: NST's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: NST's revenue (6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NST's revenue (6% 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 (7.3%).
How has Northern Star Resources performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NST has a large one-off gain of A$1.9B impacting its December 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: NST's current net profit margins (32.1%) are higher than last year (13.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NST's earnings have grown significantly by 44.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NST's earnings growth over the past year (253.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (44.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: NST earnings growth over the past year (253.1%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 57.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: NST's Return on Equity (13.6%) is considered low.
How is Northern Star Resources's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NST's short term assets (A$1.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (A$712.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: NST's short term assets (A$1.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$2.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NST has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: NST's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0% to 3.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NST's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (428.2%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if NST's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Northern Star Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NST's dividend (2.33%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.56%).
High Dividend: NST's dividend (2.33%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (6.12%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NST's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: NST's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (19.6%), NST's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (66.3%), NST's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Stuart Tonkin (45 yo)
Mr. Stuart Peter Tonkin, BEng (Hons) has been the Chief Executive Officer at Northern Star Resources Limited since October 29, 2016. He has been Managing Director and Director of Northern Star Resources Li...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stuart's total compensation ($USD1.90M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD2.37M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stuart's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: NST's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: NST's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 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: 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Northern Star Resources Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Northern Star Resources Limited
- Ticker: NST
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: AU$10.020b
- Shares outstanding: 1.17b
- Website: https://www.nsrltd.com
Number of Employees
- Northern Star Resources Limited
- 388 Hay Street
- Level 1
- Western Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/17 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/17 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.