LSE:UPL

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Executive Summary

Upland Resources Limited is a principal investment firm specializing in farm-ins and applications for open acreage. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: UPL is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 13% a week.

Volatility Over Time: UPL's weekly volatility (13%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

UPL

2.1%

GB Oil and Gas

0.3%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-55.3%

UPL

-6.7%

GB Oil and Gas

0.8%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: UPL underperformed the UK Oil and Gas industry which returned -6.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UPL underperformed the UK Market which returned 0.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

UPLIndustryMarket
7 Day0%2.1%0.3%
30 Day-5.6%12.3%3.2%
90 Day-26.1%16.5%4.5%
1 Year-55.3%-55.3%-1.6%-6.7%6.7%0.8%
3 Year-84.5%-84.5%3.9%-10.3%11.5%-1.9%
5 Year-62.2%-62.2%49.0%17.8%41.8%14.5%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

4.89x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: UPL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.9x) compared to the GB Oil and Gas industry average (1x).


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Future Growth

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

36.2%

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 Upland Resources 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 Upland Resources performed over the past 5 years?

-46.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: UPL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: UPL is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UPL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 46.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: UPL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-47%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: UPL has a negative Return on Equity (-133.46%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Upland Resources's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: UPL's short term assets (£834.7K) exceed its short term liabilities (£375.1K).

Long Term Liabilities: UPL has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UPL is debt free.

Reducing Debt: UPL has not had any debt for 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: UPL has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: UPL has sufficient cash runway for 1.4 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 33.2% each year.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

2.1yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Bolhassan Bin Haji Di (67 yo)

0.50

Tenure

UK£25,000

Compensation

Datuk Haji Bolhassan Bin Haji Di serves as the Chairman of Jiwa Bakti Newspaper. Haji. Bin Hj Di has been a Non-Executive Director at Upland Resources Limited since July 7, 2016 and its non-executive chair...


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Bolhassan Bin Haji Di
Interim CEO & Chairman0.50yrUK£25.00k2.42%
£ 70.7k
Christopher Pitman
Non-Executive Director1.5yrsUK£101.17kno data
Jeremy Edward King
Non-Executive Director4.67yrsUK£27.46k0.16%
£ 4.7k
Kit Seng Wong
Additional Non-Executive Director1.5yrsno datano data
Aimi Nasharuddin
Non-Executive Directorno datano data2.14%
£ 62.6k

2.1yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: UPL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.1 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 16%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Upland Resources Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Upland Resources Limited
  • Ticker: UPL
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 2012
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: UK£2.919m
  • Shares outstanding: 686.77m
  • Website: https://www.uplandres.com

Location

  • Upland Resources Limited
  • 44 Esplanade
  • Third Floor
  • Jersey
  • JE4 9WG
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
UPLLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPOct 2015
UPLLBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPOct 2015
2UZDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEUROct 2015

Biography

Upland Resources Limited is a principal investment firm specializing in farm-ins and applications for open acreage. The firm seeks to invest in the oil and gas exploration and production sectors. Upland Re...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/04 18:39
End of Day Share Price2021/03/04 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/06/30


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.