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DelectaASX:DLC Stock Report

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17 Oct, 2021


Company Financials
DLC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6

DLC Overview

Delecta Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of adult products in Australia and New Zealand.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Delecta
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.013
52 Week HighAU$0.005
52 Week LowAU$0.018
1 Month Change-23.53%
3 Month Change116.67%
1 Year Change116.67%
3 Year Change44.44%
5 Year Change160.00%
Change since IPO-99.28%

Recent News & Updates

Jan 13
What We Learned About Delecta's (ASX:DLC) CEO Pay

What We Learned About Delecta's (ASX:DLC) CEO Pay

Malcolm Day is the CEO of Delecta Limited ( ASX:DLC ), and in this article, we analyze the executive's compensation...

Shareholder Returns

DLCAU Retail DistributorsAU Market

Return vs Industry: DLC exceeded the Australian Retail Distributors industry which returned -1.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DLC exceeded the Australian Market which returned 20.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is DLC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
DLC volatility
DLC Beta0.056
Industry Beta1
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: DLC is more volatile than 90% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 37% a week.

Volatility Over Time: DLC's weekly volatility has increased from 25% to 37% over the past year.

About the Company

198522Malcolm Day

Delecta Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of adult products in Australia and New Zealand. It also owns interests in the Highline Cobalt-Copper Project, which comprises 5 patented mining claims located in the Goodsprings mining district in Southern Nevada. The company was formerly known as Limited and changed its name to Delecta Limited in November 2010.

Delecta Fundamentals Summary

How do Delecta's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
DLC fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$15.51m
Earnings (TTM)-AU$139.00k
Revenue (TTM)AU$16.54m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
DLC income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$11.27m
Gross ProfitAU$5.28m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.00012
Gross Margin31.90%
Net Profit Margin-0.84%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did DLC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is Delecta 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: DLC (A$0.01) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$0)

Significantly Below Fair Value: DLC is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: DLC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Retail Distributors industry average.

PE vs Market: DLC 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 DLC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: DLC is good value based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the AU Retail Distributors industry average (2.3x).

Future Growth

How is Delecta forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Retail 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 Delecta 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.

Past Performance

How has Delecta performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DLC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: DLC is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DLC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 53.1% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: DLC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Retail Distributors industry (28.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: DLC has a negative Return on Equity (-2.92%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Delecta's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DLC's short term assets (A$8.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$1.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: DLC's short term assets (A$8.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$666.0K).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DLC is debt free.

Reducing Debt: DLC has not had any debt for 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: DLC has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

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


What is Delecta current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DLC'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 DLC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Malcolm Day





Mr. Malcolm Raymond Day serves as the Managing Director of Delecta Limited (formerly Ltd) since 1999. Mr. Day founded Delecta Limited in 1996. Mr. Day co-founded Adult Communication Services...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Malcolm's total compensation ($USD213.76K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD302.72K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: DLC's management team is seasoned and experienced (17.5 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 18.3%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Delecta Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Delecta Limited
  • Ticker: DLC
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1985
  • Industry: Distributors
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: AU$15.509m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.19b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Delecta Limited
  • Building 41
  • 9-45 Ashley Street
  • Braybrook
  • Victoria
  • 3019
  • Australia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/17 07:04
End of Day Share Price2021/10/15 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/06/30

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.