Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

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

Market Performance

7 Day Return




GB Oil and Gas


GB Market

1 Year Return




GB Oil and Gas


GB Market

Return vs Industry: BOIL underperformed the UK Oil and Gas industry which returned -42.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BOIL underperformed the UK Market which returned -22.7% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-8.3%15.3%6.2%
30 Day-47.6%-27.2%-17.8%
90 Dayn/a-41.9%-27.7%
1 Year-52.2%-52.2%-39.8%-42.8%-18.6%-22.7%
3 Year-86.3%-86.3%-21.8%-31.7%-13.4%-24.6%
5 Year-92.1%-92.1%-4.1%-24.0%1.3%-22.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News


Is Baron Oil 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 BOIL's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: BOIL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BOIL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the GB Oil and Gas industry average (0.4x).

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Future Growth

How is Baron Oil 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 Baron Oil 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 Baron Oil performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BOIL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: BOIL is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BOIL is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 24.3% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: BOIL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (38.2%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: BOIL has a negative Return on Equity (-126.36%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Baron Oil's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BOIL's short term assets (£874.0K) exceed its short term liabilities (£78.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: BOIL has no long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BOIL is debt free.

Reducing Debt: BOIL had no debt 5 years ago.

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: BOIL has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if BOIL's debt is covered by short term assets.

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: BOIL has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

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

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

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BOIL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BOIL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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

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


CEO Compensation


Andy Yeo (56yo)





Mr. Andrew Robert Yeo, also known as Andy, served as Chief Operating Officer of Path Investments PLC until January 21, 2020 and served as its Executive Director from January 1, 2015 to January 21, 2020. Mr ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Andy's total compensation ($USD50.86K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD332.86K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Andy's compensation with company performance.


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 diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.3%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Baron Oil Plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Baron Oil Plc
  • Ticker: BOIL
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: UK£2.435m
  • Shares outstanding: 4.43b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Baron Oil Plc
  • Finsgate
  • 5-7 Cranwood Street
  • London
  • Greater London
  • EC1V 9EE
  • United Kingdom


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BOILAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJul 2004
GHADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJul 2004



Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/03/29 20:35
End of Day Share Price2020/03/27 00:00
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.