Lachlan Star Limited engages in the mineral resource exploration activities in Australia.
Excellent balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Lachlan Star's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LSLC.F has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
US Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: LSLC.F exceeded the US Metals and Mining industry which returned 17.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LSLC.F exceeded the US Market which returned 24.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Lachlan Star's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Lachlan Star undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LSLC.F's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LSLC.F's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LSLC.F is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: LSLC.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 LSLC.F's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LSLC.F is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Metals and Mining industry average (1.6x).
How is Lachlan Star forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Lachlan Star 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.
- Examine Lachlan Star's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- 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 Lachlan Star's filings and announcements here.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has Lachlan Star performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LSLC.F is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LSLC.F is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LSLC.F is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 121.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LSLC.F's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LSLC.F is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-7.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LSLC.F has a negative Return on Equity (-25.02%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Lachlan Star's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LSLC.F's short term assets (A$1.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$32.1K).
Long Term Liabilities: LSLC.F has no long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LSLC.F is debt free.
Reducing Debt: LSLC.F has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 128.3%.
Inventory Level: LSLC.F has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if LSLC.F's debt is 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: LSLC.F has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if LSLC.F has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Lachlan Star's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LSLC.F's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LSLC.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 LSLC.F's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LSLC.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 LSLC.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 board tenure
Lachlan Star has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|Executive Director||1.4yrs||AU$144.09k||2.65% A$54.8k|
|Company Secretary & Non-Executive Director||2yrs||AU$46.00k||0.66% A$13.7k|
|Non-Executive Chairman||2yrs||AU$24.00k||1.33% A$27.4k|
|Non-Executive Director||2yrs||AU$27.00k||0.27% A$5.5k|
Experienced Board: LSLC.F's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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 been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 263.6%.
Lachlan Star Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lachlan Star Limited
- Ticker: LSLC.F
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 1970
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$3.015m
- Listing Market Cap: AU$2.067m
- Shares outstanding: 753.87m
- Website: https://lachlanstar.com
Number of Employees
- Lachlan Star Limited
- 33 Ord Street
- Level 1
- West Perth
- Western Australia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GY6||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|LSA||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1992|
|LSLC.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|LSA||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1992|
|LSA||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||SHS||CA||CAD||Jun 2011|
Lachlan Star Limited engages in the mineral resource exploration activities in Australia. Its assets include the Princhester Magnesite project located in Queensland; and a royalty over the Bushranger Copper project located in New South Wales. The company was formerly known as Toodyay Resources Limited and changed its name to Lachlan Star Limited in November 2007. Lachlan Star Limited was incorporated in 1970 and is based in West Perth, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/01/09 00:27|
|End of Day Share Price||2019/10/11 00:00|
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.