PRU Stock Overview
Perseus Mining Limited explores, evaluates, develops, and mines for gold properties in West Africa.
No risks detected for PRU from our risk checks.
Perseus Mining Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$1.50|
|52 Week High||AU$1.85|
|52 Week Low||AU$1.06|
|1 Month Change||-7.41%|
|3 Month Change||-7.69%|
|1 Year Change||20.97%|
|3 Year Change||270.37%|
|5 Year Change||334.78%|
|Change since IPO||809.09%|
Recent News & Updates
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|PRU||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: PRU exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 3.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PRU exceeded the Australian Market which returned 2.6% over the past year.
|PRU Average Weekly Movement||5.6%|
|Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement||10.7%|
|Market Average Movement||8.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||15.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||3.7%|
Stable Share Price: PRU is less volatile than 75% 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.
About the Company
Perseus Mining Limited explores, evaluates, develops, and mines for gold properties in West Africa. The company primarily holds interests in the Edikan gold mine project located in Ghana; and Sissingué and Yaoure gold projects located in Côte d’Ivoire. Perseus Mining Limited was incorporated in 2003 and is based in Subiaco, Australia.
Perseus Mining Fundamentals Summary
|PRU fundamental statistics|
Is PRU overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|PRU income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$376.67m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.094|
|Net Profit Margin||17.10%|
How did PRU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
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$1.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$12.47)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PRU is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PRU is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.9x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (15.4x).
PE vs Market: PRU is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.9x) compared to the Australian market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PRU is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PRU is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) 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 (24.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: PRU's earnings (24.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (10.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PRU's revenue (13.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PRU's revenue (13.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PRU's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.7%).
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 (17.1%) are higher than last year (16%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PRU has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 74% per year.
Accelerating Growth: PRU's earnings growth over the past year (23.2%) is below its 5-year average (74% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PRU earnings growth over the past year (23.2%) underperformed the Metals and Mining industry 33%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PRU's Return on Equity (13.2%) is considered low.
How is Perseus Mining's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PRU's short term assets (A$403.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$124.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: PRU's short term assets (A$403.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$225.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PRU has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if PRU's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PRU's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (226.7%).
Interest Coverage: PRU's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (32.7x coverage).
What is Perseus Mining current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PRU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PRU's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PRU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PRU's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PRU's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Quartermaine (64 yo)
Mr. Jeffrey Allan Quartermaine, also known as Jeff, BE (Civil), MBA, FCPA has been the Chief Executive Officer of Perseus Mining limited since February 1, 2013 and has been its Managing Director since Janu...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD1.19M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD1.38M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: PRU's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PRU's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 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.
Perseus Mining Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Perseus Mining Limited
- Ticker: PRU
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2003
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: AU$1.850b
- Shares outstanding: 1.23b
- Website: https://www.perseusmining.com
Number of Employees
- Perseus Mining Limited
- 437 Roberts Road
- Level 2
- Western Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/26 07:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/25 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.