OTCPK:LNGL.F

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Liquefied Natural Gas Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the identification and progression of liquefied natural gas (LNG) development projects to facilitate the production and sale of LNG.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

How has Liquefied Natural Gas's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: LNGL.F's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

33.3%

LNGL.F

12.2%

US Oil and Gas

9.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

-81.3%

LNGL.F

-49.0%

US Oil and Gas

-6.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: LNGL.F underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -52.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LNGL.F underperformed the US Market which returned -10% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

LNGL.FIndustryMarket
7 Day33.3%12.2%9.4%
30 Day-15.5%-2.1%-3.9%
90 Day-56.8%-42.4%-16.5%
1 Year-81.3%-81.3%-46.9%-49.0%-4.8%-6.8%
3 Year-88.6%-88.6%-42.1%-47.7%23.4%15.2%
5 Year-98.2%-98.2%-48.8%-56.7%41.3%25.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Liquefied Natural Gas's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Liquefied Natural Gas undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

3.28x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: LNGL.F is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LNGL.F's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LNGL.F is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.3x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.5x).


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Future Growth

How is Liquefied Natural Gas forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

21.8%

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 Liquefied Natural Gas 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.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of LNGL.F’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Liquefied Natural Gas's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Energy industry.

Past Performance

How has Liquefied Natural Gas performed over the past 5 years?

29.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LNGL.F is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LNGL.F is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LNGL.F is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 29.9% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: LNGL.F is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-16.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LNGL.F has a negative Return on Equity (-166.77%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Liquefied Natural Gas's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LNGL.F's short term assets (A$9.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$3.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: LNGL.F's short term assets (A$9.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$13.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LNGL.F is debt free.

Reducing Debt: LNGL.F had no debt 5 years ago.


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: LNGL.F has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: LNGL.F has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 10.5% each year.


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Dividend

What is Liquefied Natural Gas's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LNGL.F's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LNGL.F's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LNGL.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 LNGL.F's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Greg Vesey (60yo)

4s

Tenure

AU$1,591,353

Compensation

Mr. Gregory Matthew Vesey, also known as Greg, has been the Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Director at Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (LNGL) since April 04, 2016 and serves as its Executive  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Greg's total compensation ($USD984.69K) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD615.59K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Greg's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Gregory Vesey
MD, CEO & Executive Chairman4yrsAU$1.59m0.22% A$81.9k
Michael Mott
Chief Financial Officer5.5yrsAU$1.11m0.084% A$31.7k
John Baguley
Chief Operating Officer2.83yrsAU$1.12m0.17% A$63.8k
Joseph B'Oris
Chief Development Officer2.42yrsAU$818.08k0.035% A$13.1k
Micah Hirschfield
Senior Manager of Communications & Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Lisa Vassallo
Vice President of Human Resources5.17yrsno datano data
Emma Connor
Group Financial Controller & Treasurerno datano datano data
Andrew Gould
Group Development Manager & Company Secretary3.58yrsno datano data
Roy Drew
General Manager of Operationsno dataAU$109.01kno data
Lincoln Clark
Group Engineering & Operations Managerno datano datano data

3.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: LNGL.F's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Gregory Vesey
MD, CEO & Executive Chairman4yrsAU$1.59m0.22% A$81.9k
Douglas Steuert
Independent Non-Executive Director5.17yrsAU$240.66k0.11% A$40.3k
Richard Beresford
Independent Non-Executive Director16.17yrsAU$168.86k0.024% A$9.1k
Michael McAnearney
Non-Executive Directorno datano data0.11% A$41.6k

5.2yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: LNGL.F's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).


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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Liquefied Natural Gas Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Liquefied Natural Gas Limited
  • Ticker: LNGL.F
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: AU$60.550m
  • Listing Market Cap: AU$37.724m
  • Shares outstanding: 576.67m
  • Website: https://www.lnglimited.com.au

Location

  • Liquefied Natural Gas Limited
  • 1001 McKinney
  • Suite 600
  • Houston
  • Texas
  • 77002
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LNGASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDSep 2004
LNGL.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDSep 2004
LI5DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURSep 2004
LNGCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDSep 2004
LNGL.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)SPONSORED ADRUSUSDFeb 2014

Biography

Liquefied Natural Gas Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the identification and progression of liquefied natural gas (LNG) development projects to facilitate the production and sale of LNG. It operates through LNG Infrastructure, and Technology and Licensing segments. The company’s projects include the Magnolia LNG project located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, the United States; and the Bear Head LNG project situated in Point Tupper, Richmond County, Nova Scotia, Canada. It also designs, develops, owns, and patents OSMR LNG liquefaction process. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/09 00:16
End of Day Share Price2020/04/08 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/06/30


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.