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Papyrus Australia ASX:PPY Stock Report

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25 May, 2022


Company Financials
PPY fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6

PPY Stock Overview

Papyrus Australia Limited develops a technology that converts the waste trunk of the banana palm into wood-based fibre products.

Papyrus Australia Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Papyrus Australia
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.059
52 Week HighAU$0.09
52 Week LowAU$0.019
1 Month Change-3.28%
3 Month Change22.92%
1 Year Change78.79%
3 Year Change1,080.00%
5 Year Change1,080.00%
Change since IPO-68.95%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

PPYAU ForestryAU Market

Return vs Industry: PPY exceeded the Australian Forestry industry which returned 19.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PPY exceeded the Australian Market which returned -0% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is PPY's price volatile compared to industry and market?
PPY volatility
PPY Average Weekly Movement11.7%
Forestry Industry Average Movement6.5%
Market Average Movement9.3%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market16.3%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market4.2%

Stable Share Price: PPY is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.

Volatility Over Time: PPY's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1995n/aRamy Azer

Papyrus Australia Limited develops a technology that converts the waste trunk of the banana palm into wood-based fibre products. Its products include fine ply sheets, veneered tabletops, seedling in cairo peat, cairo peat, liquid fertilizers, peat moss, and handmade products. The company serves paper, packaging, furniture, building, construction, and other industries.

Papyrus Australia Fundamentals Summary

How do Papyrus Australia's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
PPY fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$27.71m
Earnings (TTM)-AU$894.86k
Revenue (TTM)n/a


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
PPY income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$0
Gross ProfitAU$0
Other ExpensesAU$894.86k

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.0019
Gross Margin0.00%
Net Profit Margin0.00%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did PPY perform over the long term?

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Future Growth

How is Papyrus Australia forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Papyrus Australia has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has Papyrus Australia performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PPY is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: PPY is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PPY is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 26.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare PPY's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: PPY is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Forestry industry (43.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: PPY has a negative Return on Equity (-27.41%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Papyrus Australia's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PPY's short term assets (A$2.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$114.3K).

Long Term Liabilities: PPY has no long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PPY is debt free.

Reducing Debt: PPY currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.

Balance Sheet

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: PPY has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: PPY has sufficient cash runway for 2.1 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 18.2% each year.


What is Papyrus Australia current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PPY's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PPY'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 PPY's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PPY'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 PPY 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


Ramy Azer





Mr. Ramy Abraham Azer, MSTC, MSc (Eng), Grad Dip Bus, B Eng (Mech), serves as Managing Director of Papyrus Australia Ltd. since 2005. He had served as Executive Director of Technology at Papyrus Australia...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Ramy's total compensation ($USD103.09K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD291.26K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Ramy's compensation with company performance.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: PPY's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: PPY's board of directors are considered experienced (8.5 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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 9.8%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Papyrus Australia Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Papyrus Australia Limited
  • Ticker: PPY
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1995
  • Industry: Paper Products
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: AU$27.708m
  • Shares outstanding: 469.63m
  • Website:


  • Papyrus Australia Limited
  • 2 Peel Street
  • Level 2
  • Adelaide
  • South Australia
  • 5000
  • Australia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/25 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/25 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/06/30

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.