Vita Life Sciences Limited (VSC)



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General Information
Company Name: Vita Life Sciences Limited
Stock Code: VSC
Website: www.vitalifesciences.com.au
GICS Sub-Industry: Pharmaceuticals
Market Cap ($M): 91
Equiv. Shares (M): 57

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
 $ 1.610 $ 1.650 $ 1.650 $ 1.610 $ 1.650 10,063 $ -0.040  -2.424 %

Company Overview

Business Description:
Vita Life Sciences Limited (VSC) is a pharmaceutical and healthcare company, mainly engaged in formulating, packaging, sales & distribution of health supplements, vitamins and investments. VSC caters its clients throughout Asia and Australia with more than 1,000 registered products. VSC’s two major brands are VitaHealth and Herbs of Gold .


Financial Summary
Year to Dec NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2013  A 4.7 8.4 104.9 13.7 3.0 2.6 13.7
2012  A 2.4 4.1 95.2 9.5 1.0 2.5 100.0
2011  A 1.2 2.1 -74.4 13.5 0.5 1.8 100.0
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
Acrux Limited (ACR) $335 M -0.0630 3.5072 0.2443 48.3173 10.7200 8.6155 3.98 4.00 4.84
Mayne Pharma Group (MYX) $466 M -0.2748 0.8693 0.5979 51.9608 27.7972 17.3961 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vita Life Sciences (VSC) $94 M 1.0338 -- -- 19.5962 -- -- 1.82 -- --

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
VSC 0.24 19.1 5.60 -- 2.56
Market 1.16 13.9 1.00 1.19 3.40
Sector 0.61 19.1 3.49 0.97 10.26

Directors
Name Position Start Date
Mr Lim Sung (Eddie) Tie Managing Director 01 January 2007
Mr Henry George Townsing Non-Executive Director 22 December 2011
Mr Jonathan Tooth Non-Executive Director 26 July 2012
Mr Vanda Russell Gould Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman 14 July 1992

Management
Name Position
Matthew Ryan Beckett Company Secretary
Tanakorn Chalermji ripas General Manager - Thailand
Geoffrey Pak President - Multi - Level Marketing
Edmund E M Sim Senior General Manager - Asian Business and Regulatory Affairs

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
2,962,174 (5.20%) RBC Investor Services Nominees Pty Ltd
6,276,040 (11.00%) Lloyds & Casanove Investment Partners Limited
8,551,439 (15.00%) Chemical Trustee Limited
7,371,832 (13.00%) Barings Acceptance Limited
4,830,500 (8.50%) Eddie Tie Lim Sung

Calendar of Events
Date Event
17 August 2015 Report (Interim)
30 March 2015 Report (Annual)
16 February 2015 Report (Prelim)
25 September 2014 Div Pay Date
18 September 2014 Books Close
16 September 2014 Div Ex Date
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