PRU Stock Overview
Perseus Mining Limited explores, evaluates, develops, and mines for gold properties in West Africa.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$1.67|
|52 Week High||AU$2.09|
|52 Week Low||AU$1.31|
|1 Month Change||5.03%|
|3 Month Change||-1.48%|
|1 Year Change||13.22%|
|3 Year Change||104.91%|
|5 Year Change||466.10%|
|Change since IPO||912.12%|
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|PRU||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: PRU exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned -14.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PRU exceeded the Australian Market which returned -8.5% over the past year.
|PRU Average Weekly Movement||5.9%|
|Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement||12.4%|
|Market Average Movement||10.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||18.1%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.6%|
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$509.12m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Aug 31, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.14|
|Net Profit Margin||20.40%|
How did PRU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.0%Current Dividend Yield
Is PRU undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for PRU?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is PRU's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does PRU's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|PRU PE Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: PRU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.9x) compared to the peer average (16.2x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does PRU's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the AU Metals and Mining Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: PRU is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.9x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (10.7x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is PRU's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||11.9x|
|Fair PE Ratio||25.9x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: PRU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (25.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of PRU when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: PRU (A$1.67) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$1.84)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PRU is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Perseus Mining forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
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: PRU's forecast earnings growth (26.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).
Earnings vs Market: PRU's earnings (26.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: PRU's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PRU's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (5.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PRU's revenue (3% 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 (16.3%).
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How has Perseus Mining performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PRU has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PRU's current net profit margins (20.4%) are higher than last year (16.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PRU has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 76.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: PRU's earnings growth over the past year (90.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (76.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PRU earnings growth over the past year (90.2%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 57.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PRU's Return on Equity (18.5%) is considered low.
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How is Perseus Mining's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PRU's short term assets (A$459.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$140.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: PRU's short term assets (A$459.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$174.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PRU has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: PRU's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.03% to 5.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PRU's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (645.4%).
Interest Coverage: PRU's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (26.8x coverage).
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What is Perseus Mining current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PRU's dividend (0.97%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.56%).
High Dividend: PRU's dividend (0.97%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (6.36%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: PRU is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: PRU is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: PRU is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: PRU is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Quartermaine (65 yo)
Mr. Jeffrey Allan Quartermaine, also known as Jeff, BE (Civil), MBA, FCPA has been the Chief Executive Officer of Perseus Mining limited since February 1, 2013 and has been its Managing Director since Janu...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD1.13M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD1.54M).
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 (6.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PRU's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PRU 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 11.2%.
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$2.279b
- Shares outstanding: 1.36b
- Website: https://www.perseusmining.com
- Perseus Mining Limited
- 437 Roberts Road
- Level 2
- Western Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/14 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/12 00:00|
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