Orocobre Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production of lithium in Argentina. More Details
High growth potential and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Orocobre's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ORE'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: ORE underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 7.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ORE exceeded the Australian Market which returned -9.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Orocobre's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhat Type Of Shareholders Make Up Orocobre Limited's (ASX:ORE) Share Registry?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StTrade Alert: The Independent Non-Executive Director Of Orocobre Limited (ASX:ORE), Frederico Nicholson, Has Just Spent US$80k Buying 25% More Shares
2 months ago | Simply Wall StOrocobre Limited (ASX:ORE) Analysts Just Trimmed Their Revenue Forecasts By 11%
Is Orocobre 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: ORE (A$2.56) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$18.25)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ORE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ORE is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the AU Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: ORE 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 ORE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ORE is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.4x).
How is Orocobre forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ORE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.3%).
Earnings vs Market: ORE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: ORE's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ORE's revenue (33% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ORE's revenue (33% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ORE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (1.4%).
How has Orocobre performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ORE is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: ORE is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ORE is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 25.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ORE's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: ORE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (38%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ORE has a negative Return on Equity (-9.73%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Orocobre's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ORE's short term assets ($226.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($105.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: ORE's short term assets ($226.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($349.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ORE's debt to equity ratio (33.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ORE's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1.7% to 33.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ORE's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if ORE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Orocobre current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ORE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ORE's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ORE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ORE's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ORE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Martin de Solay (49 yo)
Mr. Martin Perez de Solay, (I.ENG), has been CEO and Managing Director of Orocobre Limited since November 23, 2018 and its Director since January 18, 2018. He is a qualified industrial engineer with a care ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Martin's total compensation ($USD1.54M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD940.11K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Martin's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|MD, CEO & Director||1.83yrs||US$1.54m||0.044% |
|CFO & Joint Company Secretary||7.75yrs||US$613.12k||0.11% |
|Chief Operations Officer||1yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Investor Relations Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Corporate Development Manager||no data||US$497.28k||0% |
|Financial Controller||no data||no data||no data|
|Commercial Executive||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ORE's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|MD, CEO & Director||1.83yrs||US$1.54m||0.044% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||10.58yrs||US$66.82k||0.011% |
|Non-Executive Director||13.42yrs||US$66.82k||1.61% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||10.25yrs||US$66.82k||0.029% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||10yrs||US$66.82k||0.044% |
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||4.25yrs||US$119.16k||0.033% |
|Non-Executive Director||4yrs||US$66.82k||0.0073% |
|Non-Executive Director||2.42yrs||US$66.82k||no data|
Experienced Board: ORE's board of directors are considered experienced (7.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ORE 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 31.5%.
Orocobre Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Orocobre Limited
- Ticker: ORE
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$880.752m
- Shares outstanding: 344.04m
- Website: https://www.orocobre.com
Number of Employees
- Orocobre Limited
- Riparian Plaza
- Level 35
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ORE||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Dec 2007|
|3O1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2007|
|3O1||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2007|
|OROC.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Dec 2007|
|ORL||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||CA||CAD||Dec 2007|
|ORE||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Dec 2007|
|0TWH||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||AUD||Dec 2007|
Orocobre Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production of lithium in Argentina. The company’s flagship project is the Olaroz Lithium Facility located in the Jujuy province of northern Arg ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/31 10:41|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/30 00:00|
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