TSXV:SAH

Stock Analysis Report

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.

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Fundamentals

Flawless 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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

SAH

-0.5%

CA Oil and Gas

-0.3%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-33.3%

SAH

-12.2%

CA Oil and Gas

0.9%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: SAH underperformed the Canadian Oil and Gas industry which returned -12.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SAH underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 0.9% over the past year.


Share holder returns

SAHIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-0.5%-0.3%
30 Day33.3%-2.7%-2.1%
90 Day0%-4.7%-1.5%
1 Year-33.3%-33.3%-8.2%-12.2%4.4%0.9%
3 Year-33.3%-33.3%-14.4%-23.1%15.7%5.4%
5 Year-63.6%-63.6%-21.6%-33.5%26.1%7.9%

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 based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

0.46x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

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

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


Price Based on Earnings

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

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


Price Based on Expected Growth

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


Price Based on Value of Assets

PB vs Industry: SAH is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the CA Oil and Gas industry average (0.7x).


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Future Growth

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

-3.1%

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?

18.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SAH is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 18.7% 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 (62.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SAH has a negative Return on Equity (-4.16%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: SAH is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: SAH is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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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$10.0M) exceeds its short term liabilities (CA$420.0K)

Long Term Liabilities: SAH's short term assets (10.0M) exceeds its long term liabilities (454.5K)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SAH is debt free.

Reducing Debt: SAH has not had any debt for past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: SAH has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if SAH's debt is covered by short term assets.


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 28.7% each year


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%2.0%markettop25%6.0%industryaverage5.3%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

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

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

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

What is the CEO of Sahara Energy's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michelle Gao 0

3.4yrs

Tenure

0

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 ...


Management Age and Tenure

3.4yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: SAH's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

5.2yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SAH's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Spencer Coupland

    Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 13.1yrs
  • Michelle Gao

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
  • Yanfeng Liu

    CFO & Corporate Secretary

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs

Board Members

  • Gary Chang

    Director

    • Tenure: 9.1yrs
  • Qingshou Gao (63yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
  • Yachao Peng (51yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 4.1yrs
  • Tao Gao

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
  • Liqun Hao (47yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
  • Michelle Gao

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
  • Songxian Tan

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
  • Jinglin Yang

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs

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
  • 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 Analysis2019/10/14 01:56
End of Day Share Price2019/10/04 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.

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