Perseus Mining Limited explores, evaluates, develops, and mines for gold properties in West Africa. More Details
Exceptional growth potential and undervalued.
Share Price & News
How has Perseus Mining's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PRU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PRU'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: PRU underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 63.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PRU underperformed the Australian Market which returned 35.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Perseus Mining's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Perseus Mining 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: PRU (A$1.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$10.25)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PRU is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PRU's PE Ratio (14.1x) is in line with the Australian Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: PRU is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.1x) compared to the Australian market (20.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PRU is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PRU is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.6x).
How is Perseus Mining forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PRU's forecast earnings growth (57.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: PRU's earnings (57.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (13.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PRU's revenue (30% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PRU's revenue (30% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PRU's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.1%)
How has Perseus Mining performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PRU has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PRU's current net profit margins (16.7%) are higher than last year (5.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PRU's earnings have grown significantly by 51.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PRU's earnings growth over the past year (276.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (51.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PRU earnings growth over the past year (276.6%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 25.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PRU's Return on Equity (11.7%) is considered low.
How is Perseus Mining's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PRU's short term assets (A$296.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$114.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: PRU's short term assets (A$296.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$255.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PRU's debt to equity ratio (17.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if PRU's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PRU's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (144%).
Interest Coverage: PRU's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (44.7x coverage).
What is Perseus Mining current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PRU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PRU's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PRU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PRU's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PRU's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Quartermaine (63 yo)
Mr. Jeffrey Allan Quartermaine, also known as Jeff, BE (Civil), MBA, FCPA has been the Chief Executive Officer of Perseus Mining limited since February 1, 2013 and has been its Managing Director since Janu...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD1.53M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD948.74K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: PRU's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PRU's board of directors are considered experienced (3 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5%.
Perseus Mining Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Perseus Mining Limited
- Ticker: PRU
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2003
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$1.502b
- Shares outstanding: 1.23b
- Website: https://www.perseusmining.com
Number of Employees
- Perseus Mining Limited
- 437 Roberts Road
- Level 2
- Western Australia
Perseus Mining Limited explores, evaluates, develops, and mines for gold properties in West Africa. It holds interests in the Edikan gold mine project located in Ghana; and Sissingué and Yaoure gold projec...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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