PRU Stock Overview
Perseus Mining Limited explores, evaluates, develops, and mines for gold properties in West Africa.
Perseus Mining Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$1.66|
|52 Week High||AU$2.09|
|52 Week Low||AU$1.34|
|1 Month Change||13.70%|
|3 Month Change||4.40%|
|1 Year Change||11.79%|
|3 Year Change||121.33%|
|5 Year Change||374.29%|
|Change since IPO||906.06%|
Recent News & Updates
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Perseus Mining Limited (ASX:PRU)
Does the September share price for Perseus Mining Limited ( ASX:PRU ) reflect what it's really worth? Today, we will...
|PRU||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: PRU exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PRU exceeded the Australian Market which returned -7.8% over the past year.
|PRU Average Weekly Movement||6.7%|
|Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement||11.3%|
|Market Average Movement||9.3%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||16.3%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.2%|
Stable Share Price: PRU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PRU's weekly volatility (7%) 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$561.41m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.17|
|Net Profit Margin||20.75%|
How did PRU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.0%Current Dividend Yield
Is PRU undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
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|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
GOR Gold Road Resources
SLR Silver Lake Resources
RRL Regis Resources
EVN Evolution Mining
PRU Perseus Mining
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: PRU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.7x) compared to the peer average (36.8x).
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 (9.7x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (9.4x)
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||9.7x|
|Fair PE Ratio||16.3x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: PRU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.7x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16.3x).
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$1.66) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$6.68)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PRU is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
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 5 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
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 (6.7% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).
Earnings vs Market: PRU's earnings (6.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (6.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: PRU's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: PRU's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (3.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PRU's revenue (2.2% 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 (12.9%).
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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 (20.8%) are higher than last year (17.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PRU has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 72.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: PRU's earnings growth over the past year (101%) exceeds its 5-year average (72.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PRU earnings growth over the past year (101%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 33.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PRU's Return on Equity (17%) 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$618.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$168.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: PRU's short term assets (A$618.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$178.5M).
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 2.8% to 4.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PRU's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (720.9%).
Interest Coverage: PRU's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (29.9x coverage).
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What is Perseus Mining current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Perseus Mining Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (Perseus Mining)||2.0%|
|Market Bottom 25% (AU)||2.7%|
|Market Top 25% (AU)||6.9%|
|Industry Average (Metals and Mining)||9.7%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Perseus Mining)||1.5%|
Notable Dividend: PRU's dividend (1.98%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.73%).
High Dividend: PRU's dividend (1.98%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (6.85%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether PRU's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.
Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if PRU's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (13.1%), PRU's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (11.7%), PRU's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by cash flows.
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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
|Jeff Quartermaine's Compensation vs Perseus Mining Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jun 30 2022||AU$2m||AU$721k|
|Mar 31 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2021||AU$2m||AU$719k|
|Mar 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2020||AU$2m||AU$716k|
|Mar 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2019||AU$1m||AU$716k|
|Mar 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2018||AU$1m||AU$716k|
|Mar 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2017||AU$1m||AU$706k|
|Mar 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2016||AU$1m||AU$706k|
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD1.28M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD1.66M).
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 (7.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PRU's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 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
|19 Sep 22||SellAU$140,282||Macquarie Capital Investment Management LLC||Company||98,790||AU$1.42|
|19 Sep 22||SellAU$0||Macquarie Group, Ltd., Banking & Securities Investments||Company||92,926||AU$1.42|
|16 Sep 22||BuyAU$51,450||Amber Banfield||Individual||35,000||AU$1.47|
|16 Sep 22||BuyAU$6,886||Macquarie Investment Management Limited||Company||3,559,016||AU$1.90|
|16 Sep 22||BuyAU$0||Macquarie Capital Investment Management LLC||Company||1,885,574||AU$1.95|
|16 Sep 22||SellAU$0||Macquarie Group, Ltd., Banking & Securities Investments||Company||3,823,848||AU$1.96|
|16 Sep 22||SellAU$18,735||Macquarie Capital Investment Management LLC||Company||11,494||AU$1.63|
|15 Sep 22||BuyAU$7,500||Macquarie Group, Ltd., Banking & Securities Investments||Company||10,462,794||AU$1.96|
|13 Sep 22||SellAU$0||Macquarie Investment Management Limited||Company||303,902||AU$1.92|
|02 Sep 22||BuyAU$16,920||Daniel Lougher||Individual||12,000||AU$1.41|
|26 Jul 22||BuyAU$70,878,305||Van Eck Associates Corporation||Company||38,329,340||AU$1.91|
|25 Jul 22||SellAU$8,108,929||Van Eck Associates Corporation||Company||4,487,951||AU$1.93|
|30 Jun 22||BuyAU$16,200||Daniel Lougher||Individual||10,000||AU$1.62|
|03 May 22||SellAU$525,000||Terence Harvey||Individual||300,000||AU$1.75|
|29 Apr 22||BuyAU$5,721,722||T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.||Company||2,882,479||AU$1.99|
|06 Apr 22||SellAU$39,168,702||T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.||Company||19,892,101||AU$1.97|
|31 Mar 22||BuyAU$14,187,659||T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.||Company||7,099,072||AU$2.00|
|10 Mar 22||SellAU$428,191||Elissa Cornelius||Individual||223,016||AU$1.92|
|05 Nov 21||BuyAU$30,456,785||The Vanguard Group, Inc.||Company||17,707,434||AU$1.72|
|02 Nov 21||SellAU$6,543,082||The Vanguard Group, Inc.||Company||3,816,835||AU$1.71|
|22 Oct 21||BuyAU$16,916,794||T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.||Company||11,587,581||AU$1.54|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 11.3%.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
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$2.239b
- Shares outstanding: 1.37b
- Website: https://www.perseusmining.com
- Perseus Mining Limited
- 437 Roberts Road
- Level 2
- Western Australia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PRU||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Sep 2004|
|P4Q||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Sep 2004|
|PMNX.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Sep 2004|
|PRU||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||CA||CAD||Sep 2004|
|PRU||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Sep 2004|
|0TXW||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||AUD||Sep 2004|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/10/07 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/10/07 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.