Locality Planning Energy Holdings Limited provides electricity and utility services to residential and commercial customers throughout the Australian National Electricity Market.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.18|
|52 Week High||AU$0.15|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.34|
|1 Month Change||-2.70%|
|3 Month Change||-7.69%|
|1 Year Change||-26.53%|
|3 Year Change||-80.00%|
|5 Year Change||-87.14%|
|Change since IPO||-84.35%|
Recent News & Updates
|LPE||AU Electric Utilities||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: LPE underperformed the Australian Electric Utilities industry which returned 26.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LPE underperformed the Australian Market which returned 25.4% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: LPE is more volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LPE's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Australian stocks.
About the Company
Locality Planning Energy Holdings Limited provides electricity and utility services to residential and commercial customers throughout the Australian National Electricity Market. The company is based in Maroochydore, Australia.
Locality Planning Energy Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|LPE fundamental statistics|
Is LPE overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LPE income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$46.27m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.015|
|Net Profit Margin||1.67%|
How did LPE perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Locality Planning Energy Holdings 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 LPE's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LPE's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LPE is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.4x) compared to the Oceanic Electric Utilities industry average (63.4x).
PE vs Market: LPE is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.4x) compared to the Australian market (18.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LPE's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LPE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (12.8x) compared to the XO Electric Utilities industry average (2.2x).
How is Locality Planning Energy Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LPE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-15.3% per year).
Earnings vs Market: LPE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-15.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LPE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LPE's revenue (21.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LPE's revenue (21.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LPE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8%).
How has Locality Planning Energy Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LPE has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LPE became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LPE has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 36.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: LPE has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LPE has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electric Utilities industry (-13%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst LPE's Return on Equity (83.32%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Locality Planning Energy Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LPE's short term assets (A$21.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$12.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: LPE's short term assets (A$21.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$15.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LPE's debt to equity ratio (1282.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LPE's debt to equity ratio has increased from 6.8% to 1282.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LPE's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: LPE's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.7x coverage).
What is Locality Planning Energy Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LPE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LPE's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LPE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LPE's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LPE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Damien Ian Glanville serves as Chief Executive Officer of Locality Planning Energy Holdings Limited and has been its Executive Director since December 11, 2015 and had served as Joint Managing Director...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Damien's total compensation ($USD276.72K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD281.32K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Damien's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LPE's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: LPE's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.7 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 25%.
Locality Planning Energy Holdings Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Locality Planning Energy Holdings Limited
- Ticker: LPE
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Electric Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Market Cap: AU$14.149m
- Shares outstanding: 78.60m
- Website: https://www.localityenergy.com.au
Number of Employees
- Locality Planning Energy Holdings Limited
- 8 Market Lane
- Level 8
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/23 16:05|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/23 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.