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): 31
Equiv. Shares (M): 249

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
 $ 0.125 $ 0.130 $ 0.130 $ 0.125 $ 0.130 357,143 $ -0.005  -3.846 %

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 (%)
2014  A -6.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2013  A -45.6 -18.5 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2012  A -61.2 -24.9 -- 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) $1,401 M 0.8455 -0.6951 -0.5207 5.4435 17.8512 37.2414 1.85 2.78 2.78
Molopo Energy (MPO) $32 M -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.00 -- --
Oil Search (OSH) $11,694 M 0.6947 0.3944 0.1074 26.5010 19.0052 17.1620 2.54 2.36 2.37
Santos (STO) $7,566 M 0.0505 -0.5058 0.8336 13.8558 28.0356 15.2896 4.64 4.10 5.16
Woodside Petroleum (WPL) $29,059 M 0.5477 -0.4966 0.2794 9.8597 19.5868 15.3088 8.81 4.08 5.21

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
MPO -- -- 0.52 -- 8.87
Market 0.90 16.8 1.30 2.44 1.60
Sector 1.03 10.97 0.60 10.00 2.88

Name Position Start Date
Ms Samantha Tough Non-Executive Director 29 December 2014
Mr David Grant Sanders Non-Executive Director 29 December 2014
Mr Antony Sormann Non-Executive Director 29 December 2014

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
14 March 2016 Report (Annual)
28 January 2016 Report (Quarterly)
29 October 2015 Report (Quarterly)
30 July 2015 Report (Quarterly)
29 April 2015 Report (Quarterly)
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