AAU Stock Overview
Ariana Resources plc engages in acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral resources in Turkey.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£0.033|
|52 Week High||UK£0.05|
|52 Week Low||UK£0.029|
|1 Month Change||-1.49%|
|3 Month Change||-14.29%|
|1 Year Change||-28.26%|
|3 Year Change||50.00%|
|5 Year Change||140.00%|
|Change since IPO||-75.56%|
Recent News & Updates
|AAU||GB Metals and Mining||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: AAU underperformed the UK Metals and Mining industry which returned -14.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AAU underperformed the UK Market which returned -6.8% over the past year.
|AAU Average Weekly Movement||5.8%|
|Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement||7.8%|
|Market Average Movement||5.4%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.7%|
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.
About the Company
Ariana Resources plc engages in acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral resources in Turkey. The company also explores for silver, copper, and molybdenum deposits. Its projects include the Kiziltepe Gold-Silver mine and Tavsan gold project located in western Turkey; and Salinbas gold project located in north-eastern Turkey.
Ariana Resources Fundamentals Summary
|AAU fundamental statistics|
Is AAU overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|AAU income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£0|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.0034|
|Net Profit Margin||0.00%|
How did AAU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is AAU undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for AAU?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is AAU's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does AAU's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|AAU PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
SRB Serabi Gold
BMV Bluebird Merchant Ventures
AAU Ariana Resources
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: AAU is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.8x) compared to the peer average (3x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does AAU's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the GB Metals and Mining Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: AAU is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.8x) compared to the UK Metals and Mining industry average (6.4x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is AAU's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||9.8x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AAU's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of AAU when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: AAU (£0.03) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.16)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AAU is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Ariana Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if AAU's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if AAU's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the UK market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if AAU's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AAU's revenue (45.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AAU's revenue (45.7% per year) 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
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How has Ariana Resources performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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's earnings have declined by 3.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AAU's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: AAU had negative earnings growth (-19%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Metals and Mining industry average (19.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AAU's Return on Equity (13.5%) is considered low.
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How is Ariana Resources's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AAU's short term assets (£17.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (£2.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: AAU has no long term liabilities.
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.
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What is Ariana Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Upcoming Dividend Payment
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.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as AAU 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
Ahmet Sener (46 yo)
Dr. Ahmet Kerim Sener, B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc., DIC, Ph D., has been Managing Director and Executive Director at Ariana Resources plc since April 2005. He served as Non-Executive Chairman and Director of Pant...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ahmet's total compensation ($USD298.71K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD336.69K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ahmet's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: AAU's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AAU's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.6 years average tenure).
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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5.4%.
Ariana Resources plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ariana Resources plc
- Ticker: AAU
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: UK£37.714m
- Shares outstanding: 1.14b
- Website: https://arianaresources.com
Number of Employees
- Ariana Resources plc
- Regis House
- 2nd Floor
- Greater London
- EC4R 9AN
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/07 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/05 00:00|
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.