AIM:TRIN

Stock Analysis Report

Trinity Exploration & Production

Executive Summary

Trinity Exploration & Production plc, an independent oil company, engages in the exploration, development, production, and sale of crude oil.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

How has Trinity Exploration & Production's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.7%

TRIN

-5.6%

GB Oil and Gas

-4.4%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-37.1%

TRIN

-11.2%

GB Oil and Gas

1.4%

GB Market

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

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


Shareholder returns

TRINIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.7%-5.6%-4.4%
30 Day-22.4%-12.7%-6.3%
90 Day-14.5%-11.5%-2.7%
1 Year-37.1%-37.1%-6.6%-11.2%6.7%1.4%
3 Year-44.1%-44.1%16.8%2.1%12.6%-1.5%
5 Year-56.9%-56.9%31.2%5.2%28.8%-0.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Trinity Exploration & Production's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Trinity Exploration & Production undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.7x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: TRIN (£0.08) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.03)

Significantly Below Fair Value: TRIN is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: TRIN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the GB Oil and Gas industry average (0.6x).


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Future Growth

How is Trinity Exploration & Production 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 Trinity Exploration & Production 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 Trinity Exploration & Production performed over the past 5 years?

57.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: TRIN is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: TRIN is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: TRIN is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 57.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: TRIN 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: TRIN has a negative Return on Equity (-37.41%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Trinity Exploration & Production's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: TRIN's short term assets ($32.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($11.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: TRIN's short term assets ($32.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($48.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: TRIN is debt free.

Reducing Debt: TRIN has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 9.7%.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: TRIN has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if TRIN'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: Insufficient data to determine if TRIN has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

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


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Dividend

What is Trinity Exploration & Production's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.9%markettop25%5.3%industryaverage6.1%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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

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

3.1yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Jeremy Bridglalsingh (39yo)

US$312,622

Compensation

Mr. Jeremy Nicholas Bridglalsingh has been Chief Financial Officer at Trinity Exploration & Production plc since January 2016 and has been its Executive Director since January 11, 2017. He has been Managin ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jeremy's total compensation ($USD312.62K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD325.25K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Bruce Alan Dingwall
Executive Chairman7yrsUS$400.00k3.51% $1.1m
Jeremy Bridglalsingh
MD, CFO & Executive Director0yrsUS$312.62k0.054% $17.1k
Angus Winther
Non-Executive Director3.1yrsUS$67.35k7.84% $2.5m
Nicholas Clayton
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director1.3yrsUS$5.65k0.026% $8.3k
James Menzies
Independent Non-Executive Director2.7yrsUS$59.98k0.30% $94.9k
David Segel
Non-Executive Director3.1yrsUS$53.88kno data

3.1yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: TRIN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 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 35%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Trinity Exploration & Production plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Trinity Exploration & Production plc
  • Ticker: TRIN
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1996
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: UK£31.684m
  • Shares outstanding: 384.05m
  • Website: https://trinityexploration.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Trinity Exploration & Production plc
  • Pinsent Masons LLP
  • 1 Park Row
  • Leeds
  • LS1 5AB
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
TRINAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPFeb 2013
BEGY.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDFeb 2013
3BEADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURFeb 2013

Biography

Trinity Exploration & Production plc, an independent oil company, engages in the exploration, development, production, and sale of crude oil. The company operates a portfolio of producing, development, and exploration assets onshore and offshore in the shallow waters off the west and east coasts of Trinidad. As of December 31, 2018, its proved and probable, as well as contingent resources included 43.26 million stock tank barrels. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Leeds, 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 22:14
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.