AIM:ORCP

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Oracle Power PLC engages in the exploration and development of coal in Pakistan.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Oracle Power's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

30.4%

ORCP

15.3%

GB Oil and Gas

6.0%

GB Market


1 Year Return

94.8%

ORCP

-42.8%

GB Oil and Gas

-22.7%

GB Market

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

Return vs Market: ORCP exceeded the UK Market which returned -22.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ORCPIndustryMarket
7 Day30.4%15.3%6.0%
30 Day-11.8%-30.9%-20.3%
90 Day-18.9%-42.4%-28.1%
1 Year94.8%94.8%-39.9%-42.8%-18.6%-22.7%
3 Year-68.4%-68.4%-21.8%-31.7%-13.4%-24.6%
5 Year-43.4%-43.4%-4.1%-24.0%1.3%-22.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Oracle Power undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.83x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ORCP is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the GB Oil and Gas industry average (0.4x).


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Future Growth

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

16.3%

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 Oracle Power 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 Oracle Power performed over the past 5 years?

-1.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ORCP is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ORCP is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ORCP is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -1.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: ORCP 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: ORCP has a negative Return on Equity (-17.49%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Oracle Power's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ORCP's short term assets (£95.7K) do not cover its short term liabilities (£403.3K).

Long Term Liabilities: ORCP has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ORCP is debt free.

Reducing Debt: ORCP has not had any debt for past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

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

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if ORCP'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: ORCP has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: ORCP has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -0.6% each year


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Dividend

What is Oracle Power's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ORCP'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 ORCP'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?

1.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Naheed Memon (50yo)

1.17s

Tenure

Ms. Naheed Memon has been a Director of Thatta Cement Company Ltd since May 7, 2018 & serves as its Chairperson. She was Non-Executive Director of Oracle Power Plc since January 7, 2019 until January 25, 2 ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Naheed Memon
CEO & Executive Director1.17yrsno datano data
Simon Smith
Finance Manager7.17yrsno datano data
Tony Everitt
Controller1.83yrsno datano data
Ashley Warden
Company Secretaryno datano datano data

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: ORCP's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Naheed Memon
CEO & Executive Director1.17yrsno datano data
Andreas Migge
Independent Non-Executive Director2.58yrsUK£25.00k0.24% £33.0k
Glen Lewis
Non Executive Directorno datano datano data
Mark Steed
Non-Executive Chairman2.17yrsUK£28.00k0.75% £105.8k

2.2yrs

Average Tenure

53.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: ORCP's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.2 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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 22.9%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Oracle Power PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Oracle Power PLC
  • Ticker: ORCP
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Coal and Consumable Fuels
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: UK£14.017m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.87b
  • Website: https://www.oraclepower.co.uk

Number of Employees


Location

  • Oracle Power PLC
  • Two Kingdom Street
  • 6th Floor
  • London
  • Greater London
  • W2 6BD
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ORCPAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPAug 2007
9OCBST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURAug 2007

Biography

Oracle Power PLC engages in the exploration and development of coal in Pakistan. The company is also involved in building a mine-mouth power plant. It primarily holds interests in the Thar Coalfield Block VI license area that covers an area of approximately 9,100 square kilometers located in the Sindh Province of South East Pakistan. The company was formerly known as Oracle Coalfields PLC and changed its name to Oracle Power PLC in June 2017. Oracle Power PLC was incorporated in 2006 and is based 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 Analysis2020/03/29 21:43
End of Day Share Price2020/03/27 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.