Cooper Energy Limited, an upstream oil and gas exploration and production company, engages in the discovery, commercialization, and sale of gas to south-east Australia.
High growth potential with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Cooper Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: COPJ.F has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
US Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how COPJ.F performed against the US Oil and Gas industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how COPJ.F performed against the US Market.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Cooper Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Cooper Energy 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: COPJ.F ($0.28) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($1.66)
Significantly Below Fair Value: COPJ.F is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: COPJ.F is poor value based on its PE Ratio (97x) compared to the Oil and Gas industry average (9.7x).
PE vs Market: COPJ.F is poor value based on its PE Ratio (97x) compared to the US market (15.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: COPJ.F is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: COPJ.F is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.7x).
How is Cooper Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: COPJ.F's forecast earnings growth (94.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: COPJ.F's earnings (94.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: COPJ.F's revenue (53.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: COPJ.F's revenue (53.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: COPJ.F's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.2%).
How has Cooper Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: COPJ.F has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: COPJ.F became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: COPJ.F has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 36.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: COPJ.F has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: COPJ.F has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-19.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: COPJ.F's Return on Equity (1.6%) is considered low.
How is Cooper Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: COPJ.F's short term assets (A$168.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$62.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: COPJ.F's short term assets (A$168.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$556.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: COPJ.F's debt to equity ratio (50.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if COPJ.F's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: COPJ.F's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (24.2%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if COPJ.F's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Cooper Energy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate COPJ.F's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate COPJ.F's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if COPJ.F's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if COPJ.F's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of COPJ.F's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Maxwell (65yo)
Mr. David P. Maxwell, M.Tech, FAICD has been the Managing Director of Cooper Energy Limited since October 12, 2011. Mr. Maxwell served as Vice President and General Manager of LNG Business Development of B ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD1.54M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.21M).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|MD & Executive Director||8.67yrs||AU$2.32m||1.16% A$5.4m|
|Chief Financial Officer||3yrs||AU$738.96k||0.0025% A$11.6k|
|General Manager of Projects & Operations||0.42yr||AU$704.41k||no data|
|General Manager of HSEC & Technical Services||0.42yr||AU$816.19k||0.16% A$761.9k|
|Executive Officer||0.83yr||AU$656.86k||0.11% A$518.3k|
|General Manager of Exploration & Subsurface||3.42yrs||AU$854.64k||0.27% A$1.2m|
|General Manager of Development||3.08yrs||AU$857.28k||0.0083% A$38.4k|
|Company Secretary & General Counsel||0.83yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: COPJ.F's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|MD & Executive Director||8.67yrs||AU$2.32m||1.16% A$5.4m|
|Non-Executive Chairman||7.33yrs||AU$210.00k||0.053% A$244.5k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||6.83yrs||AU$130.00k||0.011% A$51.1k|
|Non Executive Director||8yrs||AU$223.09k||0.19% A$881.1k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||8.67yrs||AU$130.00k||0.063% A$289.3k|
|Non-Executive Director||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||0.25yr||no data||0.0027% A$12.7k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2yrs||AU$100.20k||0.0098% A$45.6k|
Experienced Board: COPJ.F's board of directors are considered experienced (7 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Cooper Energy Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cooper Energy Limited
- Ticker: COPJ.F
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 2001
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: AU$683.192m
- Listing Market Cap: AU$462.930m
- Shares outstanding: 1.63b
- Website: https://www.cooperenergy.com.au
Number of Employees
- Cooper Energy Limited
- 70 Franklin Street
- Level 8
- South Australia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|COE||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Mar 2002|
|COPJ.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Mar 2002|
|CDP||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Mar 2002|
|COE||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Mar 2002|
Cooper Energy Limited, an upstream oil and gas exploration and production company, engages in the discovery, commercialization, and sale of gas to south-east Australia. It principally holds interest in the Sole gas field in the Gippsland Basin. As of June 30, 2019, the company had proved and probable reserves of approximately 52.7 million barrels of oil equivalent, and contingent resources of approximately 23.9 million barrels of oil equivalent. Cooper Energy Limited was incorporated in 2001 and is headquartered in Adelaide, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/02 04:23|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/18 00:00|
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