VRX Silica Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, evaluation, and development of mineral properties in Australia.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.20|
|52 Week High||AU$0.17|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.42|
|1 Month Change||-6.82%|
|3 Month Change||-22.64%|
|1 Year Change||20.59%|
|3 Year Change||57.69%|
|5 Year Change||791.30%|
|Change since IPO||-6.82%|
Recent News & Updates
We're Not Worried About VRX Silica's (ASX:VRX) Cash Burn
Just because a business does not make any money, does not mean that the stock will go down. By way of example, VRX...
|VRX||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: VRX exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 15.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VRX underperformed the Australian Market which returned 24.4% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: VRX is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: VRX's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
VRX Silica Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, evaluation, and development of mineral properties in Australia. The company explores for silica. It owns 100% interests in the Arrowsmith and the Muchea silica sand projects located to the north of Perth in Western Australia; and the Boyatup silica sand project located to the east of the port town of Esperance.
VRX Silica Fundamentals Summary
|VRX fundamental statistics|
Is VRX overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|VRX income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$0|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.002|
|Net Profit Margin||-80.32%|
How did VRX perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is VRX Silica undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate VRX's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate VRX's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VRX is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: VRX is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VRX's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VRX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.7x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.6x).
How is VRX Silica 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 VRX Silica 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 VRX Silica performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VRX is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: VRX is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VRX is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 26.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare VRX's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: VRX is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (35.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VRX has a negative Return on Equity (-5.43%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is VRX Silica's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VRX's short term assets (A$10.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$640.9K).
Long Term Liabilities: VRX's short term assets (A$10.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$188.2K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VRX is debt free.
Reducing Debt: VRX has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: VRX has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: VRX has sufficient cash runway for 1.3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 21.4% each year.
What is VRX Silica current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VRX's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VRX's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VRX's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VRX's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VRX's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Bruce Maluish (65 yo)
Mr. Bruce Dennis Maluish, BSc (Surv), Dip Met Min, serves as Managing Director of VRX Silica Limited (formerly known as Ventnor Resources Limited). Mr. Maluish served as the Business Development Manager at...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bruce's total compensation ($USD233.79K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD301.38K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bruce's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Board: VRX's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.1 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 24.2%.
VRX Silica Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: VRX Silica Limited
- Ticker: VRX
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2010
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$113.345m
- Shares outstanding: 552.90m
- Website: https://vrxsilica.com.au
- VRX Silica Limited
- 6 Thelma Street
- Level 1
- West Perth
- Western Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/26 16:26|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/26 00:00|
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