BC Iron Limited (BCI)

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General Information
Company Name: BC Iron Limited
Stock Code: BCI
Website: www.bciron.com.au
GICS Sub-Industry: Diversified Metals & Mining
Market Cap ($M): 305
Equiv. Shares (M): 124

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
 $ 2.340 $ 2.390 $ 2.390 $ 2.325 $ 2.450 1,310,349 $ -0.110  -4.490 %

Current Broker Consensus Recommendation more
Recommendation: Buy (1.75)
Recommendation Date: 1st Sep 2014
Brokers Surveyed: 4

Company Overview

Business Description:
BC Iron Limited (BCI) is an iron ore development and mining company with key project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. BCI’s flagship project is the Nullagine Iron Ore Project.

Strategy Analysis:
BCI is focussed on bringing the Nullagine Iron Ore Project into production. Production is forecast to be 1Mt by June 2011. The company also aims to build a pipeline of projects through targeted mergers and acquisitions.

Financial Summary
Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2016  F 43.3 34.9 3.3 7.0 16.3 6.7 --
2015  F 41.8 33.8 -47.2 7.3 15.6 6.4 --
2014  A 79.2 64.0 2.1 7.0 32.0 7.2 100.0
Source: Aspect actuals / Thomson IBES estimates

Peer Comparison
EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
Company Mkt Cap 2014 A 2015 F 2016 F 2014 A 2015 F 2016 F 2014 A 2015 F 2016 F
BC Iron (BCI) $316 M 0.0200 -0.4727 0.0350 3.9688 7.5259 7.2717 12.60 6.16 6.43
BHP Billiton (BHP) $117,869 M 0.1223 -0.0613 0.2138 13.7248 14.6203 12.0454 3.50 3.75 3.89
Iluka Resources (ILU) $3,705 M -0.6600 -0.7708 4.1309 28.8556 125.8890 24.5356 1.02 1.59 2.98
Rio Tinto (RIO) $27,366 M 0.5848 -0.2631 0.0031 8.1786 11.0987 11.0647 3.42 3.61 3.89
Sims Metal Management (SGM) $2,445 M 3.0215 1.1762 0.2788 35.5021 16.3140 12.7576 0.84 2.47 3.62

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
BCI 0.20 4.17 1.29 10.00 0.65
Market 1.16 13.7 1.00 0.95 3.40
Sector 0.76 11.3 0.72 0.91 5.02

Name Position Start Date
Mr Morgan Ball Executive Director,Finance Director,Managing Director 06 December 2011
Mr Terrence (Terry) William Ransted Non-Executive Director 10 July 2006
Mr Malcolm John McComas Non-Executive Director 02 December 2011
Mr Michael (Mike) Charles Young Non-Executive Director 11 October 2006
Mr Andrew (Andy) Malcolm Haslam Non-Executive Director 19 September 2011
Mr Peter Wilshaw Non-Executive Director 23 October 2013
Mr Anthony (Tony) William Kiernan Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman 11 October 2006

Name Position
B L Duncan Chief Operations Officer
Linda Edge Company Secretary
Anthea Bird Joint Company Secretary

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
7,730,405 (6.30%) Tribeca Investment Partners Pty Ltd
7,359,763 (6.00%) Ausbil Dexia Limited
7,546,326 (6.10%) National Australia Bank Limited and associated companies
7,522,827 (6.10%) Australian Super Pty Ltd
6,326,979 (5.10%) BT Investment Management Limited
9,007,263 (7.30%) Henghou Industries (Hong Kong) Ltd

Calendar of Events
Date Event
31 August 2015 Report (Prelim)
26 August 2015 Report (Prelim)
27 July 2015 Report (Quarterly)
27 April 2015 Report (Quarterly)
02 March 2015 Report (Interim)
25 February 2015 Report (Interim)
27 January 2015 Report (Quarterly)
19 November 2014 AGM
24 October 2014 Report (Quarterly)
30 September 2014 Report (Annual)
25 September 2014 Div Pay Date
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