OM Holdings Limited (OMH)

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General Information
Company Name: OM Holdings Limited
Stock Code: OMH
GICS Sub-Industry: Diversified Metals & Mining
Market Cap ($M): 323
Equiv. Shares (M): 733

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
 $ 0.440 $ 0.440 $ 0.440 $ 0.440 $ 0.445 684,900 $ -0.005  -1.124 %

Company Overview

Business Description:
OM Holdings Limited (OMH) is a diversified minerals group with its primary focus on expanding its manganese business. OMH international business is divided into three business segments being the mining of manganese ore, the production of manganese ferroalloys and sinter ore and the marketing and trading of manganese, iron and chrome ores and ferroalloys.

Strategy Analysis:
OMH is currently leveraging off the strong cash generation of its manganese businesses to invest aggressively in its future growth and continued development as a world class resources group specialising in the carbon steel materials sector. Commercial mining operations in China continue to grow through trading operations, a strong Chinese market and an international customer base. A new manganese production strategy has identified new market opportunities in China for high value-in-use products, coupled with creating greater operational flexibility and lower operating costs. The Bootu Creek Manganese Mine is hoped to grow organically where existing infrastructure has the capacity to deliver over 700,000 tonnes of saleable manganese product per annum. Other strategic focuses will be on the development and standalone production opportunities around the highly prospective Renner Springs tenements and a feasibility study which may establish a sinter ore plant at the company's existing Qinzhou smelter facility in China. OM Holdings reported a net loss of $61.1m for the year ended 31 December 2012. Revenues from ordinary activities were $408.23m, up 5% from last year. Diluted EPS was (10.09) cents compared to (2.29) cents last year. Net operating cash flow was $60.86m compared to $19.04m last year. No dividend was declared.

Financial Summary
Year to Dec NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2013  A -49.0 -7.0 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2012  A -61.1 -10.1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2011  A -11.5 -2.3 -125.0 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
BHP Billiton (BHP) $114,465 M 0.1223 -0.0527 0.2037 13.3283 14.0692 11.6883 3.60 3.84 4.00
Iluka Resources (ILU) $3,639 M -0.6600 -0.7711 4.1339 28.3339 123.7892 24.1121 1.04 1.62 3.04
OM Holdings (OMH) $326 M -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.00 -- --
Rio Tinto (RIO) $26,869 M 0.5848 -0.2585 0.0251 8.0301 10.8293 10.5640 3.48 3.68 3.97
Sims Metal Management (SGM) $2,433 M 3.0215 1.1762 0.2785 35.3238 16.2321 12.6962 0.84 2.48 3.64

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
OMH -- -- 1.17 -- 0.73
Market 0.96 15.7 1.28 1.76 1.55
Sector 0.73 11.8 0.71 0.99 5.25

Name Position Start Date
Mr Ngee Tong Low Executive Chairman 20 November 1997
Ms Julie Ann Wolseley Joint Company Secretary,Non-Executive Director 28 February 2005
Mr Zainul Abidin Rasheed Non-Executive Deputy Chairman,Non-Executive Director 03 October 2011
Mr Peter Campbell Church Non-Executive Director 12 December 2011
Mr Ivo Philipps Non-Executive Director 20 May 2014
Mr Peng Chin Tan Non-Executive Director (other) 14 September 2007
Thomas Teo Liang Huat Non-Executive Director (other) 17 July 2008

Name Position
Zheng Yuan Hua Chairman, OMA
Yang Li Zhong Chairman, OMQ
Colin Ouwehand Chief Executive Officer, OM Tshipi
Frank Botica Chief Financial Officer, OMM
Trevor Cook Chief Operating Officer, OMM
Siow Kwee Heng Company Secretary
Lu Rui Lin Deputy Director, Trades & Logistics, OMS
Betty Tan Director, Project, OMH
Tan Meng Khong Director, Resources, OMH
Edward Young Director, Trades & Logistics, OMH
Li Xing Huo Financial Controller, OMQ
Pu Guo Liang General Manager, OMA
Chen Xiao Dong General Manager, OMQ
Goh Ping Choon General Manager, Trades & Logistics, OMS
Craig Thomas Reddell Geology Manager, OMM
Don Heng Group Financial Controller, OMH
Goh Soo Fung Group Financial Controller, OMH
I S Outerbridge Joint Company Secretary
Fanie Van Jaarsveld Managing Director, OMM

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
58,731,393 (8.00%) Stratford Sun Limited and associates
72,060,011 (9.83%) Amplewood Resources Ltd
67,138,500 (9.15%) Low Ngee Tong & Ramley International Ltd
65,951,769 (8.99%) Heng Siow Kwee
89,261,779 (12.17%) Huang Gang & Newtimes Marine Co Ltd

Calendar of Events
Date Event
28 August 2015 Report (Interim)
28 July 2015 Report (Quarterly)
28 April 2015 Report (Quarterly)
23 April 2015 Report (Annual)
27 February 2015 Report (Prelim)
29 October 2014 Report (Quarterly)
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