Lachlan Star Limited (LSA)

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General Information
Company Name: Lachlan Star Limited
Stock Code: LSA
GICS Sub-Industry: Diversified Metals & Mining
Market Cap ($M): 5
Equiv. Shares (M): 164

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
 $ 0.036 $ 0.036 $ 0.036 $ 0.036 $ 0.032 1,253 $ 0.004  12.500 %

Company Overview

Business Description:
Lachlan Star Limited (LSA) is a minerals exploration and development company focusing on acquiring and developing assets within the gold, copper and bulk commodities sectors within Australia and overseas. LSA current projects include CMD gold mine in Chile, Bushranger copper and gold project in New South Wales and Princhester magnesite deposit in Queensland.

Financial Summary
Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2014  A -5.6 -4.3 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2013  A -58.1 -63.6 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2012  A 1.0 1.4 -- 75.3 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
BHP Billiton (BHP) $108,684 M 0.1223 -0.1217 0.2243 12.6552 14.4086 11.7684 3.80 4.23 4.39
Iluka Resources (ILU) $3,153 M -0.6600 -0.7962 4.8000 24.5517 120.4800 20.7724 1.20 1.82 3.40
Lachlan Star (LSA) $5 M -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.00 -- --
Rio Tinto (RIO) $26,028 M 0.5848 -0.3133 0.1020 7.7788 11.3271 10.2790 3.59 3.99 4.27
Sims Metal Management (SGM) $2,210 M 3.0215 1.1233 0.2961 32.0856 15.1112 11.6593 0.93 2.61 3.97

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
LSA 3.00 -- 0.32 -- 0.04
Market 1.08 13.6 1.02 1.05 3.08
Sector 0.68 11.3 0.80 0.96 2.96

Name Position Start Date
Mr Declan Thomas Franzmann Non Executive Director,Managing Director 26 September 2007
Mr Peter Babin Non-Executive Chairman 16 October 2014
Mr Peter Drobeck Non-Executive Director 22 November 2012
Mr Anthony Cipriano Non-Executive Director 17 February 2014

Name Position
Bira de Oliveira Chief Executive Officer
Robert Alexander Anderson Company Secretary

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
19,539,000 (19.70%) Sentry Investments Ltd
7,642,857 (7.70%) CMP Gold Trust
8,820,850 (8.90%) James W Stuckert
5,430,939 (5.50%) Baker Steel Capital Managers LLP
8,342,300 (8.40%) Intact Investment Management Inc

Calendar of Events
Date Event
28 September 2015 Report (Annual)
20 August 2015 Report (Prelim)
04 August 2015 Report (Quarterly)
28 July 2015 Report (Quarterly)
29 April 2015 Report (Quarterly)
16 February 2015 Report (Interim)
30 January 2015 Report (Quarterly)
28 October 2014 Report (Annual)
27 October 2014 Report (Quarterly)
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