PLS Stock Overview
Pilbara Minerals Limited explores for, develops, and operates mineral resources in Australia.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$2.85|
|52 Week High||AU$3.89|
|52 Week Low||AU$1.07|
|1 Month Change||2.89%|
|3 Month Change||-2.73%|
|1 Year Change||163.89%|
|3 Year Change||280.00%|
|5 Year Change||578.57%|
|Change since IPO||17,712.50%|
Recent News & Updates
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|PLS||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: PLS exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 5.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PLS exceeded the Australian Market which returned 1.5% over the past year.
|PLS Average Weekly Movement||8.9%|
|Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement||11.1%|
|Market Average Movement||9.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||16.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.3%|
Stable Share Price: PLS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PLS's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Pilbara Minerals Limited explores for, develops, and operates mineral resources in Australia. The company primarily holds a 100% interest in the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in West Perth, Australia.
Pilbara Minerals Fundamentals Summary
|PLS fundamental statistics|
Is PLS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|PLS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$231.13m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.028|
|Net Profit Margin||20.49%|
How did PLS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
How is Pilbara Minerals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Future Growth Score6/6
Future Growth Score 6/6
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: PLS's forecast earnings growth (54.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).
Earnings vs Market: PLS's earnings (54.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (6.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PLS's revenue (44% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PLS's revenue (44% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PLS's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (55.8%).
How has Pilbara Minerals performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PLS has a large one-off loss of A$64.4M impacting its December 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: PLS became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PLS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: PLS has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: PLS has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (57.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PLS's Return on Equity (10%) is considered low.
How is Pilbara Minerals's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PLS's short term assets (A$312.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$153.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: PLS's short term assets (A$312.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$200.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PLS has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: PLS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1% to 20.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PLS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (75.5%).
Interest Coverage: PLS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.5x coverage).
What is Pilbara Minerals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PLS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PLS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PLS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PLS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as PLS has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Kenneth Edward Brinsden, also known as Ken, B.Eng (Mining), WASM, MAusIMM, MAICD, has been the Chief Executive Officer at Pilbara Minerals Limited since January 18, 2016 and has been its Managing Direc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ken's total compensation ($USD1.55M) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD2.35M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ken's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: PLS's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PLS's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PLS 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 2.8%.
Pilbara Minerals Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Pilbara Minerals Limited
- Ticker: PLS
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: AU$8.484b
- Shares outstanding: 2.98b
- Website: https://www.pilbaraminerals.com.au
Number of Employees
- Pilbara Minerals Limited
- 146 Colin Street
- Level 2
- West Perth
- Western Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/22 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/20 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.