Azumah Resources Limited (AZM)

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General Information
Company Name: Azumah Resources Limited
Stock Code: AZM
GICS Sub-Industry: Gold
Market Cap ($M): 14
Equiv. Shares (M): 388

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
 $ 0.037 $ 0.035 $ 0.037 $ 0.035 $ 0.036 216,900 $ 0.001  2.778 %

Company Overview

Business Description:
Azumah Resources Limited (AZM) is an Australian gold exploration company focused on the exploration and development of the 100% owned Wa Gold Project in northwest Ghana, West Africa.

Strategy Analysis:
Azumah Resources has the full focus on its Wa Gold Project in NSW Ghana, West Africa. The company believes that Ghana remains the preferred destination in West Africa for resource development, reinforced by the belief that the country is set to be coming the largest gold producer on the continent. Azumah reported negative cash flow of $5.18m for quarter ended 31 December 2011. Operating cash flow for the period was $(4.91m). Payments for exploration and evaluation were $(4.3m). Investing cash flow was $(273,000). Financing cash flow was nil. Cash in hand at the end of the quarter was $8.19m..

Financial Summary
Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2013  A -19.1 -5.7 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2012  A -23.9 -8.0 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2011  A -21.8 -7.7 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
Source: Aspect actuals / Thomson IBES estimates

Peer Comparison
EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
Company Mkt Cap 2011 A 2012 F 2013 F 2011 A 2012 F 2013 F 2011 A 2012 F 2013 F
Azumah (AZM) $14 M -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.00 -- --
Newcrest Mining (NCM) $7,956 M -0.0429 -0.3510 0.8376 18.4173 28.3762 15.4418 0.00 0.00 1.92
Northern Star Resources (NST) $770 M 0.2151 2.4252 0.1522 16.3342 4.7688 4.1390 2.67 4.92 5.87
OZ Minerals (OZL) $1,196 M -- -- -0.6426 -- 79.1165 221.3483 5.08 5.08 3.80
Regis Resources (RRL) $777 M -- -- 0.7622 -- 11.6305 6.6002 0.00 NaN 3.22

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
AZM -- -- 1.93 -- --
Market 1.01 15.5 1.25 1.70 1.55
Sector 0.71 10.44 0.71 0.97 4.35

Name Position Start Date
Mr Stephen Stone Managing Director 03 November 2006
Mr Michael William Atkins Non-Executive Chairman 20 October 2009
Mr Geoffrey Michael Jones Non-Executive Director 20 October 2009
Mr William R. (Bill) LeClair Non-Executive Director 14 May 2012

Name Position
Dennis William Wilkins Company Secretary
Paul Amoako-Atta Mineral Licence Manager

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
18,883,250 (5.63%) CDS and Co
17,549,530 (5.24%) Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited
26,440,705 (7.89%) Macquarie Bank Limited
32,041,127 (9.56%) JP Morgan Nominees Australia Limited
24,568,324 (7.33%) HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited

Calendar of Events
Date Event
25 September 2015 Report (Annual)
28 July 2015 Report (Quarterly)
29 April 2015 Report (Quarterly)
29 January 2015 Report (Quarterly)
19 January 2015 Report (Quarterly)
28 October 2014 Report (Quarterly)
13 October 2014 Report (Annual)
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