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): 187
Equiv. Shares (M): 349

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
 $ 0.530 $ 0.540 $ 0.545 $ 0.525 $ 0.535 798,976 $ -0.005  -0.935 %

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 (%)
2013  A -9.3 -3.3 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2012  A -26.4 -11.4 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2011  A -36.6 -19.0 -- 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
Beach Energy (BPT) $2,250 M 0.0151 0.8698 -0.2413 16.2326 8.6816 11.4426 0.0158 0.0226 0.0347
Central Petroleum (CTP) $188 M -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.0000 -- --
Oil Search (OSH) $12,961 M 0.5489 0.4480 1.5767 50.6433 34.9758 13.5737 0.0052 0.0046 0.0144
Santos (STO) $13,118 M 0.1518 0.1660 0.6240 25.9302 22.2388 13.6937 0.0223 0.0250 0.0375
Woodside Petroleum (WPL) $33,681 M -0.0512 0.2060 -0.0694 17.6878 14.6660 15.7601 0.0681 0.0546 0.0507

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
CTP -- -- 6.25 -- 99.1
Market 1.23 13.9 0.96 1.03 3.13
Sector 1.47 14.3 0.77 0.95 6.50

Directors
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

Management
Name Position
Leon Devaney Chief Commercial Officer
Bruce Elsholz Chief Financial Officer and Joint Company Secretary
Daniel White Joint Company Secretary

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