Robust Resources Limited (ROL)

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General Information
Company Name: Robust Resources Limited
Stock Code: ROL
GICS Sub-Industry: Diversified Metals & Mining
Market Cap ($M): 59
Equiv. Shares (M): 195

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
 $ 0.300 $ 0.300 $ 0.300 $ 0.295 $ 0.290 229,040 $ 0.010  3.448 %

Company Overview

Business Description:
Robust Resources Limited (ROL) is a precious and base metal exploration and development company in Indonesia and the Philippines. Its flagship project is the Lakuwahi project located on Romang Island in Indonesia's endowed Banda Magmatic Arc, 650km NW of Darwin. The majority of the exploration has revealed gold silver with base metals.

Strategy Analysis:
ROL is focused on aggressively exploring for precious and base metals on Romang Island, Indonesia. Robust Resources announced that the Company has made substantial progress on its ongoing exploration and development program at its mineral deposits of oxide Au-Ag and polymetallic base and precious metals on Romang Island, Indonesia. The Company reported it has commenced a large drilling campaign for 2012, using all the financial, human and material assets at its disposal. Robust have now commenced a major drilling programme designed to test fresh targets, as well as follow up extensions to the known mineral deposits. This 20,000m programme will run for the duration of calendar 2012, utilising eight (building to ten) exploration diamond drill rigs in both north and south Romang Island. Initially, eleven prospective Lakuwahi targets will be explored.

Financial Summary
Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2013  A -6.3 -7.1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2012  A -8.3 -9.6 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2011  A -6.5 -8.6 -- 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) $122,751 M -0.2435 0.1812 -0.0857 16.0426 13.5811 14.8543 0.0327 0.0337 0.0352
Iluka Resources (ILU) $3,726 M -0.6600 -0.6381 3.8306 29.0186 80.1802 16.5983 0.0101 0.0192 0.0242
Rio Tinto (RIO) $27,758 M 0.5848 -0.3510 0.1017 8.2958 12.7830 11.6031 0.0337 0.0353 0.0375
Robust Resources (ROL) $57 M -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.0000 -- --
Sims Metal Management (SGM) $2,075 M -0.7514 4.5317 0.6760 121.1470 21.9006 13.0670 0.0000 0.0000 0.0224

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
ROL -- -- 0.66 -- 68.2
Market 0.97 16.4 1.26 2.11 1.65
Sector 0.84 12.2 0.67 1.48 5.42

Name Position Start Date
Mr Gary Leon Lewis Managing Director 17 October 2006
Dr David William King Non-Executive Chairman 29 January 2010
Mr Hugh Thomas Non-Executive Director 08 November 2013
Mr John Levings Non-Executive Director 27 July 2009

Name Position
Ian Mitchell Company Secretary

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
9,833,153 (9.56%) Talbot Group Investment Pty Ltd
28,891,807 (28.10%) Droxford International Limited and associates

Calendar of Events
Date Event
29 April 2015 Report (Quarterly)
30 January 2015 Report (Quarterly)
30 October 2014 Report (Quarterly)
26 September 2014 Report (Annual)
29 July 2014 Report (Quarterly)
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