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Red 5 ASX:RED Stock Report

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05 Oct, 2022


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RED fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth6/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health0/6

RED Stock Overview

Red 5 Limited engages in the exploration, production, and mining of gold deposits and mineral properties in the Philippines and Australia.

Red 5 Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Red 5
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.18
52 Week HighAU$0.47
52 Week LowAU$0.16
1 Month Change-20.00%
3 Month Change-21.74%
1 Year Change-32.07%
3 Year Change-45.46%
5 Year Change267.35%
Change since IPO-89.71%

Recent News & Updates

Sep 04
Is Red 5 (ASX:RED) Using Too Much Debt?

Is Red 5 (ASX:RED) Using Too Much Debt?

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Shareholder Returns

REDAU Metals and MiningAU Market

Return vs Industry: RED underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 8.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: RED underperformed the Australian Market which returned -8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is RED's price volatile compared to industry and market?
RED volatility
RED Average Weekly Movement10.3%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement11.4%
Market Average Movement9.4%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market16.5%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market4.2%

Stable Share Price: RED is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.

Volatility Over Time: RED's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1995n/aMark Williams

Red 5 Limited engages in the exploration, production, and mining of gold deposits and mineral properties in the Philippines and Australia. It holds interests in the Siana Gold project located in the Island of Mindanao, the Philippines; the King of the Hills Gold project located in the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia; and the Darlot Gold mine situated in the north-east of Perth in Western Australia. The company was incorporated in 1995 and is based in West Perth, Australia.

Red 5 Fundamentals Summary

How do Red 5's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
RED fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$425.19m
Earnings (TTM)-AU$48.58m
Revenue (TTM)AU$164.96m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
RED income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$196.05m
Gross Profit-AU$31.09m
Other ExpensesAU$17.49m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.021
Gross Margin-18.84%
Net Profit Margin-29.45%
Debt/Equity Ratio94.2%

How did RED perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is RED undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for RED?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

RED key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue4x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA-48.8x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does RED's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

RED PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for RED vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average2x
SBM St Barbara
WGX Westgold Resources
PNR Pantoro
ALK Alkane Resources
RED Red 5

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: RED is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (2.6x) compared to the peer average (2x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does RED's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the AU Metals and Mining Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: RED is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (2.6x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (87.5x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is RED's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

RED PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio2.6x
Fair PS Ratio1.2x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: RED is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (2.6x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.2x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of RED when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: RED (A$0.18) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$3.54)

Significantly Below Fair Value: RED 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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Future Growth

How is Red 5 forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 6/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: RED is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.8%).

Earnings vs Market: RED is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: RED is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: RED's revenue (35.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (3.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: RED's revenue (35.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: RED's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (27.9%)

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Past Performance

How has Red 5 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: RED is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: RED is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: RED is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 40.2% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: RED is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (33.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: RED has a negative Return on Equity (-26.62%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Red 5's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 0/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: RED's short term assets (A$93.0M) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$111.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: RED's short term assets (A$93.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$282.9M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: RED's net debt to equity ratio (76.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if RED's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

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: RED has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if RED has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.

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What is Red 5 current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Red 5 Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Red 5 dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Red 5)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (AU)2.8%
Market Top 25% (AU)7.0%
Industry Average (Metals and Mining)9.8%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Red 5)0%

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RED'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 RED 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


Mark Williams





Mr. Mark James Williams, Dip CSM Mining, GAICD, has been the Managing Director of Red 5 Limited since April 15, 2014. Mr. Williams has been an Executive Director of Red 5 Limited since January 16, 2014. He...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Mark Williams's Compensation vs Red 5 Earnings
How has Mark Williams's remuneration changed compared to Red 5's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Jun 30 2022AU$1mAU$660k


Dec 31 2021n/an/a


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021AU$974kAU$618k


Dec 31 2020n/an/a


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020AU$1mAU$577k


Mar 31 2020n/an/a


Dec 31 2019n/an/a


Sep 30 2019n/an/a


Jun 30 2019AU$962kAU$523k


Mar 31 2019n/an/a


Dec 31 2018n/an/a


Sep 30 2018n/an/a


Jun 30 2018AU$840kAU$456k


Mar 31 2018n/an/a


Dec 31 2017n/an/a


Sep 30 2017n/an/a


Jun 30 2017AU$693kAU$458k


Mar 31 2017n/an/a


Dec 31 2016n/an/a


Sep 30 2016n/an/a


Jun 30 2016AU$920kAU$461k


Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD821.68K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD620.94K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: RED's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: RED's board of directors are considered experienced (8.2 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

ASX:RED Recent Insider Transactions by Companies or Individuals
DateValueNameEntityRoleSharesMax Price
27 Jun 22BuyAU$14,612Ian MacPhersonIndividual50,000AU$0.29
14 Apr 22SellAU$9,041,854Ruffer LLPCompany25,782,371AU$0.44
18 Feb 22SellAU$7,377,556Franklin Resources, Inc.Company25,188,857AU$0.29
27 Jan 22BuyAU$44,799Ian MacPhersonIndividual167,946AU$0.27
18 Nov 21SellAU$1,762,661Ruffer LLPCompany6,435,170AU$0.29

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of RED?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Individual Insiders57,756,7832.4%
Private Companies383,586,83816.2%
General Public1,137,064,65248.1%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 51.17% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Franklin Resources, Inc.
VBS Exchange Pty. Ltd.
207,273,918A$37.3m0%no data
Ruffer LLP
VSG Resources Pty Ltd
133,283,155A$24.0m41.02%no data
Van Eck Associates Corporation
BlackRock, Inc.
54,479,700A$9.8m0.01%no data
Gannet Capital Pty Ltd
LLB Swiss Investment AG
Fidelity International Ltd
35,658,170A$6.4m-8.05%no data
Broadgate Investments Pty Ltd
34,187,439A$6.2m0%no data
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
34,049,556A$6.1m0.51%no data
Invesco Ltd.
28,013,816A$5.0m-21.12%no data
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
22,679,366A$4.1m-2.27%no data
Mark Williams
15,860,891A$2.9m0%no data
Gary Branch
15,085,770A$2.7m-18.46%no data
Raylou Investments Pty Ltd
8,842,326A$1.6m0%no data
Andbank Asset Management Luxembourg SA
Vicki Jackson
7,659,062A$1.4m0%no data
John Loosemore
5,862,751A$1.1m0%no data
Susan Loosemore
4,245,439A$764.2k0%no data
Steven Tombs
2,719,579A$489.5k0%no data
State Street Global Advisors, Inc.
2,540,063A$457.2k1.98%no data
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund
2,425,873A$436.7k0%no data
Jason Grieve
2,081,136A$374.6k24.69%no data

Company Information

Red 5 Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Red 5 Limited
  • Ticker: RED
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1995
  • Industry: Gold
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: AU$425.190m
  • Shares outstanding: 2.36b
  • Website:


  • Red 5 Limited
  • 35 Ventnor Avenue
  • Level 2
  • West Perth
  • Western Australia
  • 6005
  • Australia


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
REDASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDOct 1996
RKMDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEUROct 1996
REDL.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDOct 1996
REDCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDOct 1996

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/05 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/10/05 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/06/30

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.