Molopo Energy Limited (MPO)

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General Information
Company Name: Molopo Energy Limited
Stock Code: MPO
GICS Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
Market Cap ($M): 41
Equiv. Shares (M): 249

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
$ 0.165 $ 0.165 $ 0.165 $ 0.165 $ 0.165 35,000 0%

Company Overview

Business Description:
Molopo Energy Limited (MPO) is an oil and gas exploration and production company. MPO has exploration projects located in Canada and USA. MPO is currently focused on the development of the Wolfcamp shale resource play in the Permian Basin, Texas, USA.

Strategy Analysis:
MPO's coal bed methane growth strategy has been to build a diversified portfolio of petroleum assets at the appraisal or advanced exploration stage. This is intended to create a core group of assets that can generate long term cash flow and shareholder value. . Molopo Energy reported positive cash flow of US$16.73m for quarter ended 31 December 2012. Operating cash flow for the period was US$(24.75m). Payments for exploration and evaluation were US$(163,000). Investing cash flow was US$41.48m. Financing cash flow was nil. Cash in hand at the end of the quarter was US$70.98m.

Financial Summary
Year to Dec NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2013  A -45.6 -18.5 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2012  A -61.2 -24.9 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2011  A -52.0 -20.3 -- 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) $1,427 M 0.8455 -0.3936 0.0515 5.5444 9.1438 8.6957 1.82 3.64 4.30
Molopo Energy (MPO) $42 M -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.00 -- --
Oil Search (OSH) $13,049 M 0.5489 1.2497 0.5992 50.1170 22.2771 13.9304 0.52 1.47 2.79
Santos (STO) $11,728 M 0.1518 0.1230 0.3928 23.0191 20.4979 14.7171 2.51 3.38 4.45
Woodside Petroleum (WPL) $32,009 M -0.0512 0.4517 -0.1688 16.8094 11.5794 13.9302 7.16 6.86 5.74

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
MPO -- -- 0.63 -- 9.54
Market 0.91 15.3 1.20 1.75 1.52
Sector 1.04 12.1 0.75 0.86 3.93

Name Position Start Date
Mr Glenn Ross Alternate Director 15 February 2011
Mr Christopher Bruce Ryan Non-Executive Director 08 April 2014
Mr Don Engle Non-Executive Director 20 January 2012
Mr Gregory Harold Smith Non-Executive Director 16 June 2014
Mr Jeffrey E Schwarz Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman 15 March 2013

Name Position
Jessica Huberman Company Secretary
Andrew William Metcalfe Joint Company Secretary

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
22,520,085 (9.11%) Scoggin LLC
33,763,838 (13.66%) Bentley Capital Ltd
21,313,208 (8.62%) Gibralt Capital Corporation

Calendar of Events
Date Event
29 October 2015 Report (Quarterly)
30 July 2015 Report (Quarterly)
29 April 2015 Report (Quarterly)
27 March 2015 Report (Annual)
28 January 2015 Report (Quarterly)
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