AIM:NTOG

Stock Analysis Report

Nostra Terra Oil and Gas

Executive Summary

Nostra Terra Oil and Gas Company plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploitation of hydrocarbon resources in the United States and Egypt.


Snowflake Analysis

Worrying balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.2%

NTOG

-5.6%

GB Oil and Gas

-4.4%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-77.9%

NTOG

-11.2%

GB Oil and Gas

1.4%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: NTOG underperformed the UK Oil and Gas industry which returned -11.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NTOG underperformed the UK Market which returned 1.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

NTOGIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.2%-5.6%-4.4%
30 Day-28.1%-12.7%-6.3%
90 Day-48.9%-11.5%-2.7%
1 Year-77.9%-77.9%-6.6%-11.2%6.7%1.4%
3 Year-76.3%-76.3%16.8%2.1%12.6%-1.5%
5 Year-92.8%-92.8%31.2%5.2%28.8%-0.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Nostra Terra Oil and Gas undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

2.81x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: NTOG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the GB Oil and Gas industry average (0.6x).


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Future Growth

How is Nostra Terra Oil and Gas forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

5.4%

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 Nostra Terra Oil and Gas 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 Nostra Terra Oil and Gas performed over the past 5 years?

11.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NTOG is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: NTOG is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NTOG is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 11.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: NTOG is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (26.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: NTOG has a negative Return on Equity (-203.81%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Nostra Terra Oil and Gas's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NTOG's short term assets ($960.0K) exceed its short term liabilities ($903.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: NTOG's short term assets ($960.0K) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.0M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NTOG's debt to equity ratio (437.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: NTOG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 30.6% to 437.1% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

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

Debt Coverage by Assets: NTOG's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.4x debt).


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

Forecast Cash Runway: NTOG has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 4.3% each year.


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Dividend

What is Nostra Terra Oil and Gas's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


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Management

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

4.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Matt Lofgran (42yo)

10.6yrs

Tenure

US$251,442

Compensation

Mr. Matthew Blaine Lofgran, also known as Matt, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Nostra Terra Oil and Gas Company plc since July 2009. Prior to Nostra Terra, Mr. Lofgran was with Robson Energy, LLC, ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Matt's total compensation ($USD251.44K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD325.25K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Matthew Lofgran
CEO & Director10.6yrsUS$251.44k3.31% $37.5k
John Stafford
Non-Executive Technical Director & Non-Executive Director3yrsUS$40.40kno data
Y. Zvenigordski
Executive0yrsno datano data
Alden McCall
Consultant4.2yrsUS$105.19kno data

4.2yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: NTOG's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Matthew Lofgran
CEO & Director10.6yrsUS$251.44k3.31% $37.5k
John Stafford
Non-Executive Technical Director & Non-Executive Director3yrsUS$40.40kno data
Kristian Ainsworth
Non-Executive Chairman4.7yrsUS$122.13k1.92% $21.8k

4.7yrs

Average Tenure

56yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: NTOG's board of directors are considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).


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 25.3%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Nostra Terra Oil and Gas Company plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Nostra Terra Oil and Gas Company plc
  • Ticker: NTOG
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2005
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: UK£1.134m
  • Shares outstanding: 197.13m
  • Website: https://www.ntog.co.uk

Number of Employees


Location

  • Nostra Terra Oil and Gas Company plc
  • Finsgate
  • 5-7 Cranwood Street
  • London
  • Greater London
  • EC1V 9EE
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
NTOGAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPAug 2007
LMU1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURAug 2007

Biography

Nostra Terra Oil and Gas Company plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploitation of hydrocarbon resources in the United States and Egypt. Its principal property is the Mesquite asset, which covers an area of 1,984 net acres located on the Eastern Shelf of the Permian Basin, Texas. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/25 21:05
End of Day Share Price2020/02/25 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
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.