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Saturn Oil & Gas

Executive Summary

Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. engages in the acquisition, exploration, evaluation, and development of various energy and resource deposits in Canada.


Snowflake Analysis

Slightly overvalued with questionable track record.

Share Price & News

How has Saturn Oil & Gas's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SOIL's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

4.3%

SOIL

2.0%

CA Oil and Gas

1.6%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-14.3%

SOIL

-30.4%

CA Oil and Gas

-14.5%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: SOIL exceeded the Canadian Oil and Gas industry which returned -29.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SOIL matched the Canadian Market which returned -14.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SOILIndustryMarket
7 Day4.3%2.0%1.6%
30 Day14.3%9.1%3.6%
90 Day-11.1%-26.7%-15.0%
1 Year-14.3%-14.3%-26.6%-30.4%-11.5%-14.5%
3 Year50.0%50.0%-30.0%-38.2%-2.2%-11.3%
5 Year-33.3%-33.3%-34.4%-44.2%11.8%-4.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Saturn Oil & Gas's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Saturn Oil & Gas undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SOIL (CA$0.12) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$0.29)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SOIL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SOIL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (34.1x) compared to the Oil and Gas industry average (9.6x).

PE vs Market: SOIL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (34.1x) compared to the Canadian market (13.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: SOIL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SOIL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.4x) compared to the CA Oil and Gas industry average (0.6x).


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Future Growth

How is Saturn Oil & Gas forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

8.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SOIL's forecast earnings growth (8.7% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).

Earnings vs Market: SOIL's earnings (8.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (21.2% per year).

High Growth Earnings: SOIL's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: SOIL's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (5.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SOIL's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if SOIL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Saturn Oil & Gas performed over the past 5 years?

24.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SOIL has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SOIL became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SOIL has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 24.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: SOIL has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: SOIL has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-18.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SOIL's Return on Equity (7.3%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Saturn Oil & Gas's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SOIL's short term assets (CA$2.5M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$7.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: SOIL's short term assets (CA$2.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$24.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SOIL's debt to equity ratio (179%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if SOIL's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SOIL's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: SOIL's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (0.6x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Saturn Oil & Gas's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOIL'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 SOIL'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?

1.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

John Jeffrey

3.5yrs

Tenure

CA$300,000

Compensation

Mr. John Jeffrey, B.A., MBA, has been the Chief Financial Officer at RHC Capital Corp. since February 2018. Mr. Jeffrey has been Chief Executive Officer of Saturn Minerals Inc. (Also known as Saturn Oil &  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD213.83K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD155.86K).

Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
John Jeffrey
Chairman3.5yrsCA$300.00k1.2% CA$337.0k
Geoff Jones
CFO & Secretary1.67yrsCA$226.95k0.0095% CA$2.7k
Justin Kaufmann
Vice President of Exploration1.83yrsno data0.018% CA$5.2k
Stuart Houle
Vice President of Engineering & Operations1.67yrsno datano data

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: SOIL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
John Jeffrey
Chairman3.5yrsCA$300.00k1.2% CA$337.0k
Murray Ernest Payne
Independent Director0.17yrno data0.15% CA$42.0k
Ivan Bergerman
Independent Director2.75yrsno data0.053% CA$15.0k
Calvin Payne
Independent Director2.75yrsno data0.11% CA$30.0k
Christopher Ryan
Independent Director2yrsno datano data
Simon Akit
Independent Director2yrsno data0.20% CA$55.0k

2.4yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: SOIL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: SOIL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Saturn Oil & Gas Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Saturn Oil & Gas Inc.
  • Ticker: SOIL
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 2001
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: CA$28.149m
  • Shares outstanding: 234.57m
  • Website: https://www.saturnoil.com

Location

  • Saturn Oil & Gas Inc.
  • 207 9 Avenue SW
  • Suite 1000
  • Calgary
  • Alberta
  • T2P 1K3
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SOILTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADMay 2004
SMKDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURMay 2004
SAEU.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDMay 2004

Biography

Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. engages in the acquisition, exploration, evaluation, and development of various energy and resource deposits in Canada. The company focuses on advancing the exploration and development of its oil and gas properties in west-central Saskatchewan. Its principal asset is the Viking formation. The company was formerly known as Saturn Minerals Inc. and changed its name to Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. in January 2017. Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. was incorporated in 2001 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/05/25 08:57
End of Day Share Price2020/05/22 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
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.