OB:WEN

Stock Analysis Report

Wentworth Resources

Executive Summary

Wentworth Resources plc, an exploration and production company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and other hydrocarbons.

Snowflake

Fundamentals

Reasonable growth potential and fair value.

Risks

  • Wentworth Resources has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Wentworth Resources's last earnings update was 182 days ago.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.0%

OB:WEN

4.9%

NO Oil and Gas

3.1%

NO Market


1 Year Return

-34.2%

OB:WEN

-26.5%

NO Oil and Gas

-14.0%

NO Market

WEN underperformed the Oil and Gas industry which returned 19.3% over the past year.

WEN underperformed the Market in Norway which returned 6.2% over the past year.


Share holder returns

WENIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.0%4.9%3.1%
30 Day-7.4%-7.4%-4.0%
90 Day-9.3%-10.5%-4.8%
1 Year-34.2%-34.2%-22.8%-26.5%-9.1%-14.0%
3 Year-45.7%-45.7%40.9%23.6%39.5%21.0%
5 Year-59.6%-59.6%18.2%-6.4%38.7%7.1%

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

Valuation

Is Wentworth Resources undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

>50%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Wentworth Resources's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

Wentworth Resources's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Wentworth Resources is loss making, we can't compare its value to the NO Oil and Gas industry average.

Wentworth Resources is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Norway market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Wentworth Resources, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Wentworth Resources is good value based on assets compared to the NO Oil and Gas industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Wentworth Resources expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

9.6%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Wentworth Resources's revenue is expected to grow by 9.6% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Wentworth Resources's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Wentworth Resources's revenue growth is expected to exceed the Norway market average.

Wentworth Resources's earnings growth is expected to exceed the Norway market average.

Wentworth Resources's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 1.8%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Wentworth Resources will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Wentworth Resources performed over the past 5 years?

-2.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Wentworth Resources does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Wentworth Resources's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Wentworth Resources's 1-year growth to the Europe Oil and Gas industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Wentworth Resources has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Wentworth Resources has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the NO Oil and Gas industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Wentworth Resources improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Wentworth Resources's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Wentworth Resources is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Wentworth Resources's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Wentworth Resources's level of debt (9%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (7.7% vs 9% today).

Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (10.2%, less than 20% of total debt).

Wentworth Resources is making a loss, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 2.1x debt.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Wentworth Resources's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Wentworth Resources's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Wentworth Resources has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Wentworth Resources's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Wentworth Resources has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of Wentworth Resources's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for Norway.


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Management

What is the CEO of Wentworth Resources's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

0.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Eskil Jersing (54yo)

0.7yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Eskil Jersing has been Chief Executive Officer and Director at Wentworth Resources Limited since June 25, 2018 and June 27, 2018 respectively. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Energ ...


Management Age and Tenure

0.7yrs

Average Tenure

The average tenure for the Wentworth Resources management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

0.3yrs

Average Tenure

62.5yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Wentworth Resources board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$261,13318 Oct 18
Robert McBean
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Non-Executive Chairman
Shares110,570
Max PriceUS$2.36
BuyUS$851,71316 Oct 18
Robert McBean
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Non-Executive Chairman
Shares389,430
Max PriceUS$2.35
BuyUS$148,61508 Oct 18
Iain McLaren
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Non-Executive Director
Shares100,000
Max PriceUS$1.50
BuyUS$148,40708 Oct 18
Iain McLaren
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Non-Executive Director
Shares100,000
Max PriceUS$1.48

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Heather Jones

    Manager of Treasury

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Roger Rwiguza

    Finance Controller

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Roe Ward (40yo)

    CFO & Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Eskil Jersing (54yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
  • Cameron Snow

    Head of Subsurface & Business Development

    • Tenure: 0.4yrs

Board Members

  • John William Bentley (70yo)

    Senior Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$80.00k
  • Tim Bushell (58yo)

    Deputy Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Iain McLaren (67yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Bob McBean (74yo)

    Non-Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 8.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$80.00k
  • Roe Ward (40yo)

    CFO & Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Eskil Jersing (54yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs

Company Information

Wentworth Resources plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Wentworth Resources plc
  • Ticker: WEN
  • Exchange: OB
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: kr368.318m
  • Shares outstanding: 184.16m
  • Website: https://wentplc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Wentworth Resources plc
  • Thames Tower
  • 2nd Floor
  • Reading
  • Berkshire
  • RG1 1LX
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
WENOB (Oslo Bors)YesCommon SharesNONOKJul 2005
WENT.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJul 2005
1W0DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJul 2005
WENAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesCommon SharesGBGBPJul 2005
WENOBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesCommon SharesGBNOKJul 2005

Biography

Wentworth Resources plc, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the exploration, development, production, and transportation of natural gas and other hydrocarbons. Its principal assets include the  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/02/14 21:01
End of Day Share Price2019/02/13 00:00
Earnings2018/06/30
Annual Earnings2017/12/31


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.