Transpacific Industries Group Ltd (TPI)



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General Information
Company Name: Transpacific Industries Group Ltd
Stock Code: TPI
Website: www.transpacific.com.au
GICS Sub-Industry: Environmental & Facilities Services
Market Cap ($M): 1,445
Equiv. Shares (M): 1,580

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
 $ 0.915 $ 0.920 $ 0.930 $ 0.915 $ 0.935 2,629,348 $ -0.020  -2.139 %

Current Broker Consensus Recommendation more
Recommendation: Buy (2.3333)
Recommendation Date: 27th Nov 2014
Brokers Surveyed: 3

Company Overview

Business Description:
Transpacific Industries Group Ltd (TPI) provides integrated industrial cleaning, recycling and total waste management solutions to customers across Australia and New Zealand. TPI is also a player in the domestic heavy-duty commercial vehicles industry.

Strategy Analysis:
In the mid 2000’s, Transpacific grew exponentially – boasting 220% revenue growth from 2005 - 2008. Sadly, drivers were far from organic, propelled by the acquisition of 47 separate companies costing AUD 2.6 billion. Cheap credit and an ambitious CEO fuelled the acquisition binge, leading to a near collapse during the GFC. Despite a volatile past, Transpacific is a leading provider of waste management and environmental services with an asset base covering primarily Eastern Australia and New Zealand. Fiscal 2012 was a year focused on strategic emphasis, improving profitability and reducing debt. Growth initiatives and cost efficiencies are now planned for fiscal 2013 and beyond, focusing on new municipal contracts for Cleanaway, expansion of hydrogenation capacity in Industrials, and new contract wins in New Zealand. Transpacific Industries Group reported NPAT of $32.3m for the half-year ended 31 December 2012. Revenues from ordinary activities were $1.16bn, up 3.8% from the same period last year. Basic and Diluted EPS was 2.0 cents compared to 0.7 cents last year. Net operating cash flow was $120.0m compared to $99.3m last year. No dividend was declared.


Financial Summary
Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2016  F 114.5 7.3 11.4 12.6 6.0 6.6 0.0
2015  F 102.8 6.5 11.7 14.1 5.0 5.5 0.0
2014  A 92.0 5.8 35.5 18.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Source: Morningstar analyst estimates.

Peer Comparison
EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
Company Mkt Cap 2014 A 2015 F 2016 F 2014 A 2015 F 2016 F 2014 A 2015 F 2016 F
ALS (ALQ) $2,045 M -0.3147 -0.2692 0.1604 11.3491 15.5287 13.3819 7.59 4.77 4.99
Tox Free Solutions (TOX) $306 M -0.0817 0.0234 0.2097 13.0708 12.7719 10.5579 2.62 2.73 3.27
Transpacific Ind. (TPI) $1,477 M -- -- 0.0537 -- 16.7263 15.8744 1.60 3.21 4.02

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
TPI 1.99 -- 0.80 -- 1.02
Market 0.91 15.2 1.18 1.87 1.52
Sector 0.91 12.7 1.29 1.66 0.77

Directors
Name Position Start Date
Mr Robert Charles Boucher Jr Chief Executive Officer,Executive Director 18 December 2013
Mr Mark Peter Chellew Non-Executive Director 01 March 2013
Mr Bruce Robert Brown Non-Executive Director 03 May 2005
Ms Emma Rachel Stein Non-Executive Director 01 August 2011
Raymond Maxwell Smith Non-Executive Director 01 April 2011
Mr Terry Andrew Sinclair Non-Executive Director 01 April 2012
Mr Richard (Mike) Michael Harding Non-Executive Director 01 March 2013
Mr Philippe Gerald Etienne Non-Executive Director 29 May 2014
Mr Martin Moule Hudson Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman 14 September 2009

Management
Name Position
Stewart Cummins Chief Financial Officer
Kellie R Smith Company Secretary
Brenda Mello Executive General Manager Human Resources (Acting)
Dan J F Last General Counsel,Joint Company Secretary
Nick Clark Managing Director Cleanaway
Paul Glavac Managing Director Commercial Vehicles Group
Anthony Roderick Managing Director Industrials Australia
Tom Nickels Managing Director Transpacific Industries Group (NZ) Ltd

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
83,651,700 (5.29%) Cooper Investor Pty Ltd
533,898,815 (33.82%) WPX Holdings BV
85,549,702 (5.42%) National Australia Bank Limited and associated companies

Calendar of Events
Date Event
25 September 2015 Report (Annual)
18 August 2015 Report (Prelim)
13 February 2015 Report (Interim)
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