OTCPK:AZRT.F

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Australian Pacific Coal Limited acquires, explores for, develops, and produces thermal and metallurgical coal prospects in Australia.

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Fundamentals

Weak fundamentals or lack of information.

Share Price & News

How has Australian Pacific Coal's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

AZRT.F

0.5%

US Metals and Mining

0.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

-74.5%

AZRT.F

-7.8%

US Metals and Mining

6.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: AZRT.F underperformed the US Metals and Mining industry which returned -7.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AZRT.F underperformed the US Market which returned 6.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AZRT.FIndustryMarket
7 Day0%0.5%0.4%
30 Day0%-2.9%-1.1%
90 Day-51.7%-7.0%-0.5%
1 Year-74.5%-74.5%-5.0%-7.8%9.3%6.9%
3 Year700.0%700.0%9.4%3.7%45.8%36.4%
5 Yearn/a-2.5%-9.9%62.9%45.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Australian Pacific Coal's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Australian Pacific Coal undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Australian Pacific Coal is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Australian Pacific Coal has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of AZRT.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.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through Australian Pacific Coal regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Materials industry.

Future Growth

How is Australian Pacific Coal forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

28.9%

Forecasted Materials 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 Australian Pacific Coal 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 AZRT.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 Australian Pacific Coal's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.

Past Performance

How has Australian Pacific Coal performed over the past 5 years?

-41.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AZRT.F is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -41.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AZRT.F is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (26.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AZRT.F's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: AZRT.F is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: AZRT.F is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is Australian Pacific Coal's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AZRT.F has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: AZRT.F has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AZRT.F has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: AZRT.F's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: AZRT.F has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: AZRT.F has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.


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

Forecast Cash Runway: AZRT.F has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -38.2% each year


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Dividend

What is Australian Pacific Coal's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage2.6%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AZRT.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 AZRT.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

What is the CEO of Australian Pacific Coal's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

2.4yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

John Robinson 0

3.5yrs

Tenure

AU$520,926

Compensation

Mr. John James Robinson, B.Acc, MAICD, has been Managing Director of Australian Pacific Coal Limited since July 7, 2016 and Executive Chairman of the Board since May 31, 2018. He has been an Executive Dire ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: John's total compensation ($USD356.63K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD489.74K).

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


Board Age and Tenure

2.4yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: AZRT.F's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: AZRT.F insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyAU$333,96106 Aug 19
Buguo Wang
EntityIndividual
Shares982,258
Max PriceAU$0.34
BuyAU$67,23405 Nov 18
Buguo Wang
EntityIndividual
Shares131,232
Max PriceAU$0.51

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Kerrod Shannen

    Supervisor of Mantuan Downs

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Craig McPherson

    CFO & Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs
  • John Robinson

    Executive Chairman & MD

    • Tenure: 3.5yrs
    • Compensation: AU$520.93k

Board Members

  • Shane Stone (68yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
    • Compensation: AU$100.00k
  • Bruce Munro (66yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.4yrs
    • Compensation: AU$100.00k
  • John Robinson

    Executive Chairman & MD

    • Tenure: 3.5yrs
    • Compensation: AU$520.93k

Company Information

Australian Pacific Coal Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Australian Pacific Coal Limited
  • Ticker: AZRT.F
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Steel
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AU$10.097m
  • Listing Market Cap: AU$6.912m
  • Shares outstanding: 50.48m
  • Website: https://www.aqcltd.com

Location

  • Australian Pacific Coal Limited
  • 344 Queen Street
  • Level 15
  • Brisbane
  • Queensland
  • 4000
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AQCASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDDec 2005
AQCCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDDec 2005
AZRT.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDDec 2005

Biography

Australian Pacific Coal Limited acquires, explores for, develops, and produces thermal and metallurgical coal prospects in Australia. The company holds interests in the Dartbrook project covering a total o ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/20 00:40
End of Day Share Price2019/09/18 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
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.