SOUTH BOULDER MINES LTD (STB)



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General Information
Company Name: South Boulder Mines Limited
Stock Code: STB
Website: www.southbouldermines.com.au
GICS Sub-Industry: Diversified Metals & Mining
Market Cap ($M): 26
Equiv. Shares (M): 129

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
$ 0.205 $ 0.205 $ 0.210 $ 0.205 $ 0.205 33,200 0%

Company Overview

Business Description:
South Boulder Mines Limited (STB) is a diversified explorer focused on potash, nickel and gold. STB has a 90% interest in the Colluli Potash Project in Eritrea and is the Company’s current focus.

Strategy Analysis:
The Company is focused on the acquisition, exploration, development and mining of STB's resource projects which include potash as well as multiple gold and nickel prospects. South Boulder Mines provided its December 2011 quarterly activities report, reporting that a detailed engineering scoping study for the Colluli Potash Deposit was completed generating highly favourable technical and financial results. The results firmly confirm Colluli as a ‚ÄėTier 1‚Äô global potash asset with enormous upside potential and a definitive feasibility study (DFS) is well underway for completion in 2013. In addition, an initial JORC compliant Mineral Resource Estimate has been compiled for the Rosie Ni-Cu-PGE sulphide deposit comprising 1.74Mt @ 1.7% Ni (29,800t Ni), 0.4% Cu and 1.9g/t Pt + Pd (>1.0% Ni cut-off). The company is well funded to progress the Colluli DFS and is in the process of finalising a fully underwritten 1 for 5 entitlement issue to raise ~$10.7m.


Financial Summary
Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2013  A -5.3 -4.2 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2012  A -11.8 -10.6 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2011  A -4.4 -5.5 -- 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) $122,076 M -0.2435 0.1192 -0.0380 15.9545 14.2546 14.8176 0.0329 0.0296 0.0310
Iluka Resources (ILU) $3,772 M -0.6600 0.1402 1.3134 29.3772 25.7649 11.1372 0.0100 0.0213 0.0423
Rio Tinto (RIO) $27,340 M 0.5848 -0.2605 0.0320 8.1708 11.0497 10.7074 0.0342 0.0311 0.0340
Sims Metal Management (SGM) $2,018 M -0.7514 4.5651 0.6385 117.9211 21.1894 12.9324 0.0000 0.0108 0.0303
South Boulder Mines (STB) $28 M -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.0000 -- --

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
STB -- -- 1.87 -- --
Market 1.07 16.0 1.27 1.98 1.72
Sector 0.87 12.5 0.66 0.73 4.83

Directors
Name Position Start Date
Mr Liam Raymond Cornelius Executive Director 21 August 2001
Mr Seamus Cornelius Non-Executive Chairman 15 July 2013
Mr Anthony (Tony) William Kiernan Non-Executive Director 15 October 2012

Management
Name Position
Paul Donaldson Chief Executive Officer
Flavio Lino Garofalo Chief Financial Officer,Company Secretary

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
16,327,220 (12.60%) Sprott Asset Management Inc
11,574,591 (9.13%) Meridian Capital International Fund

Calendar of Events
Date Event
03 March 2015 Report (Interim)
30 January 2015 Report (Quarterly)
30 October 2014 Report (Quarterly)
29 October 2014 Report (Annual)
18 September 2014 Report (Annual)
30 July 2014 Report (Quarterly)
29 April 2014 Report (Quarterly)
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