Southern Gold Limited engages in the exploration and production of gold deposits in South Korea.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.064|
|52 Week High||AU$0.061|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.14|
|1 Month Change||-1.54%|
|3 Month Change||-4.48%|
|1 Year Change||-48.80%|
|3 Year Change||-64.44%|
|5 Year Change||-81.97%|
|Change since IPO||-97.49%|
Recent News & Updates
Have Insiders Been Selling Southern Gold Limited (ASX:SAU) Shares This Year?
We've lost count of how many times insiders have accumulated shares in a company that goes on to improve markedly. The...
|SAU||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: SAU underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 10.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SAU underperformed the Australian Market which returned 19.3% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: SAU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SAU's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Southern Gold Limited engages in the exploration and production of gold deposits in South Korea. The company also explores for silver and other mineral deposits. It holds 100% interests in the Aphae gold project, Beopseongpo gold-silver project, Deokon gold-silver project, Dokcheon gold project, Geum-Mar gold project, Neungju gold project, and Daeam project located in South Korea.
Southern Gold Fundamentals Summary
|SAU fundamental statistics|
Is SAU overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SAU income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$0|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.02|
|Net Profit Margin||0.00%|
How did SAU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Southern Gold undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SAU's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SAU's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SAU is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.1x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (14.5x).
PE vs Market: SAU is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.1x) compared to the Australian market (19.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SAU's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SAU is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.5x).
How is Southern Gold forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Southern Gold has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Southern Gold performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SAU has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SAU became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SAU has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -17.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SAU has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SAU has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (35.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SAU's Return on Equity (17.8%) is considered low.
How is Southern Gold's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SAU's short term assets (A$18.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$575.5K).
Long Term Liabilities: SAU's short term assets (A$18.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$108.5K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SAU is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SAU has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 32.6%.
Debt Coverage: SAU has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: SAU has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Southern Gold current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SAU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SAU's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SAU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SAU's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SAU is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SAU's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Simon Mitchell, B.Sc. (Hons) Geol, G.Dip.App.Fin., F.Fin., M.AusIMM, GAICD, MSEG, has been Managing Director & Executive Director at Southern Gold Limited since February 1, 2015. Mr. Mitchell is an Ind...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Simon's total compensation ($USD252.54K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD300.24K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Simon's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SAU's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SAU's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 33.3%.
Southern Gold Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Southern Gold Limited
- Ticker: SAU
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2004
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$13.440m
- Shares outstanding: 213.33m
- Website: https://www.southerngold.com.au
- Southern Gold Limited
- 10 George Street
- South Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/15 07:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/15 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.