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Wentworth Resources

Market Cap

UK£44.5m

Last Updated

2021/06/15 11:16 UTC

Data Sources

Company Financials +

Executive Summary

Wentworth Resources plc, an exploration and production company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and other hydrocarbons. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.

Share Price & News

How has Wentworth Resources's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: WEN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: WEN's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.0%

WEN

1.5%

GB Oil and Gas

0.5%

GB Market


1 Year Return

43.3%

WEN

24.8%

GB Oil and Gas

22.0%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: WEN exceeded the UK Oil and Gas industry which returned 20.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WEN exceeded the UK Market which returned 21.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

WENIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.0%1.5%0.5%
30 Day-2.0%6.6%2.0%
90 Day0.8%1.7%6.0%
1 Year47.7%43.3%29.5%24.8%28.3%22.0%
3 Yearn/a0.5%-14.0%14.0%-0.2%
5 Yearn/a48.5%17.2%52.6%23.0%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

Is Wentworth Resources undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: WEN (£0.24) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£1.85)

Significantly Below Fair Value: WEN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: WEN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.4x) compared to the UK Oil and Gas industry average (16.3x).

PE vs Market: WEN is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.4x) compared to the UK market (25.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: WEN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the GB Oil and Gas industry average (1.1x).


Future Growth

How is Wentworth Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

7.1%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if WEN's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if WEN's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the UK market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: WEN's revenue (7.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: WEN's revenue (7.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if WEN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Wentworth Resources performed over the past 5 years?

-39.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WEN has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: WEN's current net profit margins (18.1%) are higher than last year (12.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WEN has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -39.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: WEN's earnings growth over the past year (44.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (-39.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: WEN earnings growth over the past year (44.5%) exceeded the Oil and Gas industry -0.4%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: WEN's Return on Equity (3.2%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Wentworth Resources's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: WEN's short term assets ($22.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: WEN's short term assets ($22.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: WEN is debt free.

Reducing Debt: WEN has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 14.3%.

Debt Coverage: WEN has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: WEN has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Wentworth Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

6.06%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayJun 15 2021Ex Dividend DateJun 24 2021Dividend Pay DateJul 23 202129 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 8 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: WEN's dividend (6.06%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.29%).

High Dividend: WEN's dividend (6.06%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.02%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, WEN has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: WEN's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 2 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (109.9%), WEN's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: WEN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (88.9% payout ratio).


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Management

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

2.6yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Roe Ward (41 yo)

1.58yrs

Tenure

US$988,673

Compensation

Mrs. Katherine Louise Margiad Ward, also known as Roe, is Chief Executive Officer at Wentworth Resources plc and serves as its Director since November 2, 2018. She served as Interim Chief Executive at Went...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Roe's total compensation ($USD988.67K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD335.20K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Roe's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Board Members

Experienced Board: WEN's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Wentworth Resources plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Wentworth Resources plc
  • Ticker: WEN
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: UK£44.532m
  • Shares outstanding: 185.55m
  • Website: https://www.wentplc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Wentworth Resources plc
  • St Paul’s Gate
  • 4th Floor
  • Jersey
  • JE1 4TR
  • Jersey

Listings


Biography

Wentworth Resources plc, an exploration and production company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and other hydrocarbons. It owns interest in the Mnazi Bay concession totaling an area of app...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/06/15 11:16
End of Day Share Price2021/06/14 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.