Central Petroleum Limited (CTP)

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General Information
Company Name: Central Petroleum Limited
Stock Code: CTP
Website: www.centralpetroleum.com.au
GICS Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
Market Cap ($M): 72
Equiv. Shares (M): 369

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
 $ 0.215 $ 0.205 $ 0.215 $ 0.205 $ 0.195 420,012 $ 0.020  10.256 %

Company Overview

Business Description:
Central Petroleum Limited (CTP) is an exploration and production company operating the holding of prospective onshore acreage in Australia totaling over 270,000sqlkm. The acreage holding includes the Pedirka Basin, Amadeus Basin, Lander Trough and the Southern Georgina Basin.

Financial Summary
Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2014  A -10.9 -3.4 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2013  A -9.3 -3.3 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2012  A -26.4 -11.4 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
Source: Aspect actuals / Thomson IBES estimates

Peer Comparison
EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
Company Mkt Cap 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F
Beach Energy (BPT) $1,661 M 0.8455 -0.2923 -0.0648 6.4516 9.1168 9.7487 3.13 3.13 6.77
Central Petroleum (CTP) $72 M -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.00 -- --
Oil Search (OSH) $13,095 M 0.5489 1.5187 0.4019 50.2924 19.9675 14.2431 0.52 0.96 3.04
Santos (STO) $12,573 M 0.1518 0.2011 0.4644 24.6771 20.5457 14.0305 2.34 3.13 4.14
Woodside Petroleum (WPL) $32,693 M -0.0512 0.4517 -0.1568 17.1686 11.8268 14.0257 7.01 6.71 5.70

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
CTP -- -- 1.58 -- 16.7
Market 1.10 13.8 1.02 1.04 3.00
Sector 1.13 12.3 0.85 0.67 4.49

Name Position Start Date
Mr Richard Ian Cottee Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director 22 June 2012
Mr Robert Hubbard Non-Executive Director 06 December 2013
Dr Peter Stanley Moore Non-Executive Director 14 April 2014
Mr John Thomas Wilson Non-Executive Director 31 March 2014
Mr Wrixon Gasteen Non-Executive Director 22 June 2012
Mr Mike Herrington Non-Executive Director 22 June 2012
Andrew P (Andy) Whittle Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman 25 April 2012

Name Position
Leon Devaney Chief Commercial Officer
Bruce Elsholz Chief Financial Officer and Joint Company Secretary
Joseph P Morfea Commercial Manager,Joint Company Secretary
Bruce W Elsholz Executive Director,Joint Company Secretary,Chief Financial Officer
Daniel White Joint Company Secretary

Calendar of Events
Date Event
29 September 2015 Report (Annual)
30 July 2015 Report (Quarterly)
29 April 2015 Report (Quarterly)
30 January 2015 Report (Quarterly)
30 October 2014 Report (Quarterly)
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