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General Information
Company Name: Continental Coal Limited
Stock Code: CCC
GICS Sub-Industry: Coal & Consumable Fuels
Market Cap ($M): 14
Equiv. Shares (M): 706

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
$ 0.020 $ 0.020 $ 0.020 $ 0.020 $ 0.020 1,233,404 0%

Company Overview

Business Description:
Continental Coal Limited (CCC) is a South African thermal coal producer with a portfolio of producing and advanced coal projects. CCC currently has three operating mines, Penumbra, Vlakvarkfontein and Ferreira. CCC is targeting a ROM production rate of 10Mtpa by the end of 2015.

Strategy Analysis:
The company is pursuing a growth strategy of building major mid-tier South African focused coal mining businesses. This has come by way of acquiring entire sites or investing in highly prospective projects. Continental Coal reported NPAT of $1,991 for the half-year ended 31 December 2010. Revenues from ordinary activities were $49.9m. Basic EPS was 0.83 cents compared to (1.51) cents last year. Net operating cash flow was $2.14m compared to $3.13m last year. No dividend was declared.

Financial Summary
Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2013  A -34.6 -6.6 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2012  A -38.1 -9.6 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2011  A -31.1 -11.9 -- 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
Continental Coal (CCC) $14 M -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.0000 -- --
Energy Resources (ERA) $702 M -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000
Whitehaven Coal (WHC) $1,646 M -- -- -- -- -- 113.8298 0.0000 0.0000 0.0196

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
CCC -- -- 0.40 -- 0.17
Market 1.07 15.9 1.27 2.05 1.71
Sector 1.52 13.7 0.79 0.94 6.25

Name Position Start Date
Mr Peter Landau Non-Executive Director 13 February 2014
Mr Connie Molusi Non-Executive Director 27 February 2012
Mr Ashley Paul D'Sylva Non-Executive Director 13 February 2014
Dr Lars Schernikau Non-Executive Director 13 February 2014
Mr Simon Francis Durack Non-Executive Director (other) 21 May 2009

Name Position
Lon van Vuuren Chief Financial Officer
Johan Heystek Chief Operating Officer
Dennis William Wilkins Company Secretary
John George Ribbons Company Secretary
Rachel Hebron Head of Finance

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
77,324,548 (11.30%) Computershare Clearing Pty Ltd
111,752,818 (16.34%) Vaxomode (Pty) Ltd

Calendar of Events
Date Event
02 March 2015 Report (Interim)
02 February 2015 Report (Quarterly)
31 October 2014 Report (Quarterly)
29 September 2014 Report (Annual)
01 September 2014 Report (Prelim)
31 July 2014 Report (Quarterly)
30 April 2014 Report (Quarterly)
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