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Executive Summary

Manhattan Corporation Limited explores for, evaluates, and develops mineral projects in Australia.

Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 32U's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




DE Oil and Gas


DE Market

1 Year Return




DE Oil and Gas


DE Market

Return vs Industry: 32U exceeded the German Oil and Gas industry which returned 26% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 32U exceeded the German Market which returned 0.1% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-25.0%10.0%1.5%
30 Day20.0%14.8%5.7%
90 Day200.0%-8.2%-2.7%
1 Year200.0%200.0%30.6%26.9%1.5%-0.2%
3 Year-50.0%-50.0%-2.8%-12.1%-7.1%-14.3%
5 Year-25.0%-25.0%158.1%121.4%5.2%-8.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News

No news available


Is Manhattan 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: Insufficient data to calculate 32U's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 32U's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 32U is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.

PE vs Market: 32U is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 32U's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 32U is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.5x) compared to the DE Oil and Gas industry average (1.1x).

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Future Growth

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


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 Manhattan 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 Manhattan performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 32U is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: 32U is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 32U is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -33.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 32U's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 32U is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-8.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 32U has a negative Return on Equity (-91.74%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Manhattan's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 32U's short term assets (A$1.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$92.5K).

Long Term Liabilities: 32U has no long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 32U is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 32U 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: 32U has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if 32U has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.

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

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 32U's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 32U'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 32U's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 32U'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 32U's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.

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


Kell Nielsen

no data


Mr. Kell Ivar Nielsen serves as Chief Executive Officer at Manhattan Corporation Limited since April 23, 2020. Mr. Nielsen served as the Managing Director of Voyager Resources Limited from September 17, 20 ...


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 substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 51.9%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Manhattan Corporation Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Manhattan Corporation Limited
  • Ticker: 32U
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Coal and Consumable Fuels
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: AU$14.642m
  • Listing Market Cap: AU$8.744m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.13b
  • Website: https://manhattancorp.com.au


  • Manhattan Corporation Limited
  • 33 Colin Street
  • Level 2
  • West Perth
  • Western Australia
  • 6005
  • Australia


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
MHCASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDJan 2008
32UDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 2008
MHTZ.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 2008
MHCCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDJan 2008


Manhattan Corporation Limited explores for, evaluates, and develops mineral projects in Australia. It primarily explores for uranium. The company holds an interest in the Ponton project that covers approximately 460km2 of exploration tenements underlain by tertiary palaeochannels within the Gunbarrel Basin, Western Australia. Manhattan Corporation Limited is based in West Perth, Australia. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/05/31 22:02
End of Day Share Price2020/05/29 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/06/30

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.