TSXV:SAH

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Executive Summary

Sahara Energy Ltd., a junior resource exploration company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of petroleum and natural gas reserves in Western Canada. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Sahara Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SAH has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

SAH

-2.5%

CA Oil and Gas

-1.0%

CA Market


1 Year Return

n/a

SAH

-34.5%

CA Oil and Gas

-4.3%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how SAH performed against the Canadian Oil and Gas industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how SAH performed against the Canadian Market.


Shareholder returns

SAHIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-2.5%-1.0%
30 Day0%-5.4%1.3%
90 Day0%-12.5%1.9%
1 Yearn/a-30.9%-34.5%-0.9%-4.3%
3 Year-20.0%-20.0%-35.8%-43.7%6.4%-4.0%
5 Year33.3%33.3%-31.4%-43.4%33.3%12.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Sahara Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Sahara Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.48x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SAH's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SAH's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SAH is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Oil and Gas industry average.

PE vs Market: SAH is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SAH's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SAH is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the CA Oil and Gas industry average (0.8x).


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Future Growth

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

41.5%

Forecasted Energy 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 Sahara Energy 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.


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Past Performance

How has Sahara Energy performed over the past 5 years?

26.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SAH is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: SAH is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SAH is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 26.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: SAH is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-50.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SAH has a negative Return on Equity (-4.17%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Sahara Energy's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SAH's short term assets (CA$9.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$391.9K).

Long Term Liabilities: SAH's short term assets (CA$9.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$553.8K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SAH's debt to equity ratio (0.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if SAH's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the 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: SAH has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: SAH has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 30.3% each year


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Dividend

What is Sahara Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


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Management

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

4.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michelle Gao

4.42yrs

Tenure

Ms. Panwen Gao, also known as Michelle, has been Chief Executive Officer of Sahara Energy Ltd. since May 13, 2016 and has been its Director since August 12, 2014. Ms. Gao is an Investment Analyst with a gl ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Panwen Gao
CEO & Director4.42yrsno datano data
Yanfeng Liu
CFO & Corporate Secretary3.75yrsno datano data
Spencer Coupland
Company Secretary14.08yrsno datano data

4.4yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: SAH's management team is considered experienced (4.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Panwen Gao
CEO & Director4.42yrsno datano data
Gary Chang
Director10.08yrsno datano data
Qingshou Gao
Director6.17yrsno datano data
Yachao Peng
Chairman5.08yrsno datano data
Tao Gao
Director6.17yrsno datano data
Liqun Hao
Independent Director6.17yrsno datano data
Songxian Tan
Director1.83yrsno datano data
Jinglin Yang
Director1.83yrsno datano data

6.2yrs

Average Tenure

52yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SAH's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 years average tenure).


Ownership

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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


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Company Information

Sahara Energy Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Sahara Energy Ltd.
  • Ticker: SAH
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: CA$5.794m
  • Shares outstanding: 289.68m
  • Website: https://www.saharaenergy.ca

Location

  • Sahara Energy Ltd.
  • 444 7th Avenue SW
  • Suite 400
  • Calgary
  • Alberta
  • T2P 0X8
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SAHTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADMay 2005
SAHR.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDMay 2005

Biography

Sahara Energy Ltd., a junior resource exploration company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of petroleum and natural gas reserves in Western Canada. It focuses on the evaluation, ex ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/22 00:58
End of Day Share Price2020/09/30 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.