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Executive Summary

Volt Resources Limited primarily engages in the exploration and development of graphite deposits.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: R8L's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-12.5%

R8L

6.2%

DE Metals and Mining

2.6%

DE Market


1 Year Return

12.9%

R8L

-12.8%

DE Metals and Mining

8.1%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: R8L exceeded the German Metals and Mining industry which returned -12.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: R8L exceeded the German Market which returned 8.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

R8LIndustryMarket
7 Day-12.5%6.2%2.6%
30 Day-30.0%7.5%0.7%
90 Day366.7%23.7%11.5%
1 Year13.7%12.9%-12.2%-12.8%10.5%8.1%
3 Year-49.7%-50.0%-60.1%-61.3%6.4%-2.1%
5 Yearn/a-52.1%-54.6%15.2%-0.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Volt Resources undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.49x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate R8L's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate R8L's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: R8L is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XE Metals and Mining industry average.

PE vs Market: R8L 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 R8L's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: R8L is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the DE Metals and Mining industry average (3.5x).


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Future Growth

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

15.1%

Forecasted Materials 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 Volt Resources 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 Volt Resources performed over the past 5 years?

-18.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: R8L is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: R8L is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: R8L is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 18.1% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare R8L's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: R8L is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-7.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: R8L has a negative Return on Equity (-18.75%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Volt Resources's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: R8L's short term assets (A$213.2K) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$1.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: R8L has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: R8L's debt to equity ratio (6.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if R8L'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: R8L has sufficient cash runway for 1 months based on last reported free cash flow, but has since raised additional capital.

Forecast Cash Runway: R8L is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 0 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate R8L's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate R8L'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 R8L's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if R8L'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 R8L's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.


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Management

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

1.1yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Trevor Matthews (60 yo)

3.58yrs

Tenure

AU$894,505

Compensation

Mr. Trevor John Matthews serves as Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Volt Graphite Tanzania Ltd. since May 22, 2017. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Volt Resources Limited since J ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Trevor's total compensation ($USD641.87K) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD476.02K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Trevor's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Trevor Matthews
MD, CEO & Executive Director3.58yrsAU$894.51kno data
Michael Richard Wooldridge
Member of the Advisory Committeeno datano datano data
Derrick Beech
Member of the Advisory Committeeno datano datano data
Max Whisson
Member of Advisory Committeeno datano datano data
Asimwe Herman Kabunga
Non-Executive Chairman3yrsAU$133.07k16.94%
A$ 4.0m
Giacomo Fazio
Independent Director1.08yrsno data0.045%
A$ 10.6k

1.1yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: R8L's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.1 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: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 36.9%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Volt Resources Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Volt Resources Limited
  • Ticker: R8L
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AU$38.391m
  • Listing Market Cap: AU$23.372m
  • Shares outstanding: 2.02b
  • Website: https://www.voltresources.com

Location

  • Volt Resources Limited
  • 108 St. Georges Terrace
  • Level 25
  • Perth
  • Western Australia
  • 6000
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
VRCASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDDec 2003
VRCCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDDec 2003
R8LDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURDec 2003

Biography

Volt Resources Limited primarily engages in the exploration and development of graphite deposits. It focuses on the exploration and development of the Bunyu graphite project covering mining licenses ML 591 ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/08 20:51
End of Day Share Price2020/08/07 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
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.