WA Kaolin Limited engages in the exploration and development of infrared mineral resource of kaolinised granite in Australia.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.21|
|52 Week High||AU$0.16|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.32|
|1 Month Change||-6.67%|
|3 Month Change||-16.00%|
|1 Year Change||n/a|
|3 Year Change||n/a|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-14.29%|
Recent News & Updates
|WAK||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how WAK performed against the Australian Metals and Mining industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how WAK performed against the Australian Market.
Stable Share Price: WAK is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WAK's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
WA Kaolin Limited engages in the exploration and development of infrared mineral resource of kaolinised granite in Australia. It holds a 100% interest in the Wickepin Kaolin project that comprises four retention licenses and a single mining lease covering an area of approximately 10,000 hectares located in Wickepin, Western Australia. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is based in East Rockingham, Australia.
WA Kaolin Fundamentals Summary
|WAK fundamental statistics|
Is WAK overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|WAK income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$993.72k|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.073|
|Net Profit Margin||-1,709.04%|
How did WAK perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is WA Kaolin 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 WAK's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate WAK's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WAK is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: WAK 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 WAK's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WAK is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (27.9x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.5x).
How is WA Kaolin 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 WA Kaolin 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 WA Kaolin performed over the past 5 years?
Last years earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WAK is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: WAK is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if WAK's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare WAK's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: WAK 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: WAK has a negative Return on Equity (-970.35%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is WA Kaolin's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WAK's short term assets (A$11.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$3.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: WAK's short term assets (A$11.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$19.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WAK's debt to equity ratio (957.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if WAK's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the 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: WAK has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: WAK has sufficient cash runway for 1 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 59.9% each year.
What is WA Kaolin current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WAK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WAK'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 WAK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WAK'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 WAK'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
Andrew Sorensen (57 yo)
Mr. Andrew Sorensen is Chief Executive Officer at WA Kaolin Limited and served as its Alternate Director until July 24, 2020. He joined the WA Kaolin in 2006 and has experience in operations management acr...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Andrew's total compensation ($USD140.29K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD302.45K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Andrew's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Board: WAK's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.4 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.
Dilution of Shares: WAK only recently listed within the past 12 months.
WA Kaolin Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: WA Kaolin Limited
- Ticker: WAK
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1998
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$59.393m
- Shares outstanding: 282.82m
- Website: https://www.wakaolin.com.au
- WA Kaolin Limited
- Lot 3 Ward Road
- East Rockingham
- Western Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/16 07:04|
|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.