Ariana Resources plc acquires, explores for, and develops mineral properties in Turkey. More Details
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Excellent balance sheet and good value.
Share Price & News
How has Ariana Resources's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AAU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AAU's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
GB Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: AAU underperformed the UK Metals and Mining industry which returned 79.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AAU exceeded the UK Market which returned 26.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Ariana Resources's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StRead This Before Buying Ariana Resources plc (LON:AAU) Shares
6 months ago | Simply Wall StThe MD & Executive Director of Ariana Resources plc (LON:AAU), Ahmet Sener, Just Sold 33% Of Their Holding
7 months ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Buying Ariana Resources plc (LON:AAU) Shares?
Is Ariana 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: AAU (£0.05) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.23)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AAU is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AAU is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.4x) compared to the GB Metals and Mining industry average (12.6x).
PE vs Market: AAU is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.4x) compared to the UK market (26.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AAU's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AAU's PB Ratio (2.1x) is in line with the GB Metals and Mining industry average.
How is Ariana Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AAU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-7.3% per year).
Earnings vs Market: AAU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-7.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: AAU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if AAU's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the UK market.
High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if AAU's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if AAU's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Ariana Resources performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AAU has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: Insufficient data to determine if AAU's profit margins have improved over the past year.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AAU has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 23.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: AAU's earnings growth over the past year (57.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (23.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: AAU earnings growth over the past year (57.4%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 18.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: AAU's Return on Equity (25.3%) is considered high.
How is Ariana Resources's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AAU's short term assets (£2.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (£251.0K).
Long Term Liabilities: AAU's short term assets (£2.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£3.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AAU is debt free.
Reducing Debt: AAU has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AAU has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: AAU has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Ariana Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AAU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AAU'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 AAU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AAU'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 AAU's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ahmet Sener (44 yo)
Dr. Ahmet Kerim Sener, B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc., DIC, Ph.D. has been Managing Director at Ariana Resources plc since 2007. Dr. Sener has been Non-Executive Chairman of Panther Metals Plc since August 17, 2018....
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ahmet's total compensation ($USD193.03K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD338.50K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ahmet's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: AAU's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AAU's board of directors are considered experienced (9.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: AAU insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.4%.
Ariana Resources plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ariana Resources plc
- Ticker: AAU
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: UK£56.403m
- Shares outstanding: 1.08b
- Website: https://arianaresources.com
Number of Employees
- Ariana Resources plc
- Regis House
- 2nd Floor
- Greater London
- EC4R 9AN
- United Kingdom
Ariana Resources plc acquires, explores for, and develops mineral properties in Turkey. The company primarily explores for gold, silver, copper, and molybdenum deposits. Its flagship assets are the Kizilte...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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