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Pharos Energy LSE:PHAR Stock Report

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23 May, 2022


Company Financials +
PHAR fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health2/6

PHAR Stock Overview

Pharos Energy plc engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas properties.

Pharos Energy Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Pharos Energy
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£0.26
52 Week HighUK£0.33
52 Week LowUK£0.19
1 Month Change-5.19%
3 Month Change-3.03%
1 Year Change2.81%
3 Year Change-62.24%
5 Year Change-80.46%
Change since IPO-57.51%

Recent News & Updates

Mar 17
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Analyst Forecasts For Pharos Energy plc (LON:PHAR) Are Surging Higher

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Shareholder Returns

PHARGB Oil and GasGB Market

Return vs Industry: PHAR underperformed the UK Oil and Gas industry which returned 19.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PHAR exceeded the UK Market which returned -4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is PHAR's price volatile compared to industry and market?
PHAR volatility
PHAR Average Weekly Movement8.4%
Oil and Gas Industry Average Movement10.0%
Market Average Movement6.2%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market11.6%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: PHAR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: PHAR's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

199765Jann Brown

Pharos Energy plc engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas properties. The company holds a 30.5% working interest in the Te Giac Trang Field of Block 16-1 located in the shallow water Cuu Long Basin, as well as a 25% working interest in the Ca Ngu Vang field of Block 9-2 located in the shallow water Cuu Long Basin, offshore southern Vietnam; a 70% interest in the Blocks 125 & 126 located in the Phu Khanh Basin, offshore central Vietnam; and a 100% working interest in the onshore El Fayum concession in the Western Desert, Egypt. It also holds a 33.33 % working interest in eight licenses located in Israel.

Pharos Energy Fundamentals Summary

How do Pharos Energy's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
PHAR fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$141.90m
Earnings (TTM)-US$4.70m
Revenue (TTM)US$124.00m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
PHAR income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$104.50m
Gross ProfitUS$19.50m
Other ExpensesUS$24.20m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.011
Gross Margin15.73%
Net Profit Margin-3.79%
Debt/Equity Ratio26.4%

How did PHAR perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is Pharos Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: PHAR (£0.26) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£1.03)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: PHAR is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the GB Oil and Gas industry average (1x).

Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 2/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: PHAR's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-29.3% per year).

Earnings vs Market: PHAR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: PHAR's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: PHAR's revenue (2.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: PHAR's revenue (2.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: PHAR is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.

Past Performance

How has Pharos Energy performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PHAR is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: PHAR is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PHAR is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 34% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: PHAR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (344.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: PHAR has a negative Return on Equity (-1.54%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Pharos Energy's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 2/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PHAR's short term assets ($129.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($77.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: PHAR's short term assets ($129.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($207.5M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PHAR's net debt to equity ratio (17.5%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if PHAR's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

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

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


What is Pharos Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PHAR's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PHAR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PHAR's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: PHAR is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as PHAR has not reported any payouts.

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


Average management tenure


Jann Brown (66 yo)





Ms. Janice Margaret Brown, also known as Jann, M.A.(Hons), C.A., C.T.A. has been Independent Non-Executive Director at RHI Magnesita N.V. since June 10, 2021 and was its Board Observer since April 27, 2021...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jann's total compensation ($USD1.15M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD319.38K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: PHAR's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: PHAR's board of directors are considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: PHAR insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Pharos Energy plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Pharos Energy plc
  • Ticker: PHAR
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1997
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£112.854m
  • Shares outstanding: 440.84m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Pharos Energy plc
  • Eastcastle House
  • 27/28 Eastcastle Street
  • London
  • Greater London
  • W1W 8DH
  • United Kingdom


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/23 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/23 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.