Wentworth Resources plc, an exploration and production company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and other hydrocarbons.
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Excellent balance sheet and fair value.
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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
GB Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
GB Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: WEN exceeded the UK Oil and Gas industry which returned -42.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WEN underperformed the UK Market which returned -22.7% over the past year.
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
No news available
Is Wentworth Resources undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WEN (£0.17) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.41)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WEN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WEN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: WEN 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 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 (0.4x) compared to the GB Oil and Gas industry average (0.4x).
How is Wentworth Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
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 (0.5%).
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 (11.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (2.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WEN's revenue (11.6% 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
How has Wentworth Resources performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WEN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: WEN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WEN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -64% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare WEN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: WEN 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: WEN has a negative Return on Equity (-65.85%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Wentworth Resources's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WEN's short term assets ($22.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($10.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: WEN's short term assets ($22.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WEN's debt to equity ratio (7.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: WEN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 3.2% to 7.3% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: WEN has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: WEN's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3x 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: Whilst unprofitable WEN has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: WEN is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 38.5% per year.
What is Wentworth Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WEN's dividend (5.04%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.7%).
High Dividend: WEN's dividend (5.04%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (7.3%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether WEN's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.
Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if WEN's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: WEN is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: WEN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (80.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Roe Ward (40yo)
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 ($USD398.96K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD332.86K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Roe's compensation with company performance.
|CEO & Director||0.33yr||US$398.96k||no data|
|Senior Independent Director||1.33yrs||US$80.00k||no data|
|Deputy Chairman||1.33yrs||US$18.03k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.33yrs||US$18.03k||0.16% $49.9k|
|Non-Executive Chairman||9.58yrs||US$418.42k||5.15% $1.6m|
Experienced Board: WEN's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Wentworth Resources plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Wentworth Resources plc
- Ticker: WEN
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: UK£30.771m
- Shares outstanding: 186.49m
- Website: https://wentplc.com
Number of Employees
- Wentworth Resources plc
- Thames Tower
- 2nd Floor
- RG1 1LX
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|1W0||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2005|
|WEN||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||GBP||Jul 2005|
Wentworth Resources plc, an exploration and production company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and other hydrocarbons. It owns interest in the Rovuma onshore block covering an area of approximately 2,500 square kilometers located in north-eastern Mozambique; and the Mnazi Bay concession totaling an area of approximately 756 square kilometers located in southern Tanzania. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Reading, the United Kingdom.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/29 23:05|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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