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
Bowleven. 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
Bowleven'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 Bowleven 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 Oil and Gas industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Bowleven's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Bowleven's earnings growth to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Bowleven's revenue growth to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Bowleven is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Bowleven 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.
Bowleven'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
Oil and Gas
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.
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. Eli Chahin has been Chief Executive Officer of BowLeven plc since August 03, 2017. Mr. Chahin served as an Acting Chief Executive Officer of BowLeven plc since April 3, 2017. Mr. Chahin has 25 years’ experience working in banking and management consulting. He is a Senior Advisor with Alix Partners, a leading global corporate turnaround firm, which he joined in 2010. He has worked in the UK, US and Middle East for corporates and stakeholders in debt and equity origination, integrated operational and financial restructuring, M&A and crisis management. He also takes on Chief Restructuring Officer roles and Independent Director board appointments; and serves as a Non-Executive Director of the Al Jaber Group, one of the largest GCC-based engineering and construction companies. He has held senior roles with ANZ Bank and Standard Chartered Bank where he worked across various industries markets. He has been an Executive Director of BowLeven plc since March 14, 2017.
Eli's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.
Eli's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Should You Be Concerned About BowLeven plc's (AIM:BLVN) Investors?
Insider Ownership I find insiders are another important group of stakeholders, who are directly involved in making key decisions related to the use of capital. … AIM:BLVN Insider Trading Oct 28th 17 General Public Ownership With 7.76% ownership, the general public are also an important ownership class in BLVN. … The company's high institutional ownership makes margin of safety a very important consideration to existing investors since long bull and bear trends often emerge when these big-ticket investors see a change in long-term potential of the company.
Bowleven plc engages in the exploration and appraisal of oil and gas properties in Africa. The company has strategic equity interests in two permits in Cameroon, including the offshore shallow water Etinde permit that covers an area of approximately 461 square kilometers; and the onshore Bomono permit covering an area of 2,328 square kilometers. Bowleven plc was incorporated in 2001 and is based in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom.
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