OTCPK:SHDN.F

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Efora Energy Limited, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the exploration and production of oil and gas properties.

Snowflake

Fundamentals

Overvalued with worrying balance sheet.

Risks

  • Efora Energy has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Efora Energy is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

How has Efora Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

OTCPK:SHDN.F

-2.0%

US Oil and Gas

-1.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

n/a

OTCPK:SHDN.F

-26.0%

US Oil and Gas

-3.0%

US Market

No trading data on SHDN.F.

No trading data on SHDN.F.


Share holder returns

SHDN.FIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-2.0%-1.6%
30 Day0%-11.7%-5.8%
90 Dayn/a-10.6%0.2%
1 Yearn/a-23.3%-26.0%-0.8%-3.0%
3 Year-98.0%-98.0%-9.5%-17.6%38.0%29.1%
5 Yearn/a-34.8%-43.8%50.8%34.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Efora Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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

0.35x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Efora Energy to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Efora Energy to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

Efora Energy is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Oil and Gas industry average.

Efora Energy is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

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


Price Based on Value of Assets

Efora Energy is good value based on assets compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average.


Next Steps

Future Growth

How is Efora Energy expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

14.3%

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 Efora Energy 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 SHDN.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 Efora Energy's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Energy industry.

Past Performance

How has Efora Energy performed over the past 5 years?

-27.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

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

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

Unable to compare Efora Energy's 1-year growth to the US Oil and Gas industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Efora Energy 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 Efora Energy has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Efora Energy 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 Efora Energy's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Efora Energy's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Efora Energy's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Efora Energy's level of debt (58.2%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

Unable to establish if Efora Energy's debt level has increased without past 5-year debt data.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 1x debt.


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.

Efora Energy has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.

Efora Energy has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -1.8% each year.


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Dividend

What is Efora Energy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

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

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

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Efora Energy has not reported any payouts.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Efora Energy has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


Next Steps

Management

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

0.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Marius Matroos (48yo)

0.5yrs

Tenure

SAR4,447,000

Compensation

Mr. Marius Damain Matroos has been Interim Chief Executive Officer of Efora Energy Limited since February 1, 2019 and has been its Executive Director since February 01, 2015. Mr. Matroos served as Chief Fi ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Marius's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Marius's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.


Management Age and Tenure

0.5yrs

Average Tenure

48yo

Average Age

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


Board Age and Tenure

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

48yo

Average Age

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


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Khumbu Luthuli (51yo)

    Interim Chief Executive Officer of Afric Oil

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
  • Tariro Gadzikwa (41yo)

    Interim CFO & Director

    • Tenure: 6.1yrs
    • Compensation: SAR215.00k
  • Marius Matroos (48yo)

    Interim CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
    • Compensation: SAR4.45m

Board Members

  • Vuyo Ngonyama (60yo)

    Independent Non Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
    • Compensation: SAR96.00k
  • S. Mngconkola (56yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: SAR980.00k
  • Tariro Gadzikwa (41yo)

    Interim CFO & Director

    • Tenure: 6.1yrs
    • Compensation: SAR215.00k
  • Thuto Masasa (39yo)

    Lead Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
    • Compensation: SAR762.00k
  • Marius Matroos (48yo)

    Interim CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
    • Compensation: SAR4.45m
  • Boas Seruwe (53yo)

    Non-Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: SAR1.36m
  • Zanele Radebe (44yo)

    Independent Non Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
    • Compensation: SAR97.00k

Company Information

Efora Energy Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Efora Energy Limited
  • Ticker: SHDN.F
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1993
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: SAR154.537m
  • Listing Market Cap: SAR10.179m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.10b
  • Website: https://www.eforaenergy.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Efora Energy Limited
  • 12 Culross Road
  • 1st Floor
  • Johannesburg
  • Gauteng
  • 2021
  • South Africa

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
EELJSE (The Johannesburg Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesZAZARDec 2008
SHDN.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDDec 2008

Biography

Efora Energy Limited, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the exploration and production of oil and gas properties. The company holds interests in exploration and production assets located in Eg ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/24 01:00
End of Day Share Price2019/07/19 00:00
Earnings2019/02/28
Annual Earnings2019/02/28


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.