Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is
available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale
at half price, they could be considered
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Latrobe Magnesium. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for
it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Latrobe Magnesium's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
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 Latrobe Magnesium 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 Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.
Show me the analysis anyway
The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected Metals and Mining industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Latrobe Magnesium's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Latrobe Magnesium's earnings growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Latrobe Magnesium's revenue growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Latrobe Magnesium is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Latrobe Magnesium is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Latrobe Magnesium's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
Metals and Mining
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
has a total score of
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
A company's financial position is much like your own financial position,
it includes everything you own
The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up
Latrobe Magnesium's finances.
The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Latrobe Magnesium's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
Latrobe Magnesium has no long term commitments.
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of
Latrobe Magnesium's finances. If any of them are yellow this
indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
Low level of unsold assets.
Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.7x debt.
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t
however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest
on its debts this may have impacts in the future.
The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to
see the red area (debt) decreasing.
If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and
whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. David Oliver Paterson serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Latrobe Magnesium Ltd. Mr. Paterson served as Managing Director of Latrobe Magnesium Ltd. Mr. Paterson was a Founding Partner of Europacific and has held an Investment Dealers License since 1990. Mr. Prior to forming Europacific in 1990, Mr. Paterson served as a Group Manager of the Corporate Services Division of Tricontinental Corporation Limited, responsible for NSW and Queensland. Mr. Paterson has experience in the property and mining industries, in relation to: Project financing, Financial analysis, Valuations and The raising of debt and equity. He also served with Coopers & Lybrand in Brisbane and Sydney in their Corporate Services Division. He has been involved in a wide range of corporate advisory assignments and underwriting for both public and private companies. He served as Non-Executive Chairman of Latrobe Magnesium Ltd. and has been its Non Executive Director since August 22, 2002. Mr. peterson serves as director for Latrobe magnesium Ltd since August 23, 2002. Mr. Paterson serves as a Director of Medcar Holdings Pty Ltd., Country Pipelines Pty Limited and Central Ranges Pipeline Pty Limited. He is a qualified non-practising Chartered Accountant and a graduate from the University of Queensland.
David's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.
David's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in Germany.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure of the
management team in years:
The average tenure for the Latrobe Magnesium management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
CEO & Director
Secretary & Director
General Manager Operations
Director of Hazelwood Project & Consultant
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
board of directors in years:
The average tenure for the Latrobe Magnesium board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.
Latrobe Magnesium Limited develops magnesium production plant through combined hydromet extraction process in Australia. The company holds interests in the Latrobe magnesium project located in the Latrobe Valley in Victoria. It intends to harvest magnesium metal from industrial fly ash, which is a waste product of brown coal power generation. Latrobe Magnesium Limited is based in Sydney, Australia.
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