Trends for 8 Energy related stocks and retail margins – ORG, VEA, BPT, SOL, YAL, WHC, WPL, STO

  • Dec 10, 2019 AEDT
  • Team Kalkine
Trends for 8 Energy related stocks and retail margins – ORG, VEA, BPT, SOL, YAL, WHC, WPL, STO

Mineral exports comprise more than 30% of Australia’s total exports. With proximity of Australia’s strategic location to key markets such as China, India, Japan, Korea, ASEAN countries, etc., its mineral industry has prospered over the years. The present trade war has given a dent to entire global community markets, however, ever-growing needs for the energy has provided the support for any growing inventories of resources such as coal, oil, gas, uranium, etc. In the coming times, energy sector will see much contribution from the renewable sources, so therefore various Australian companies have been either transitioning partially or fully to the renewable source of energies.

Some of the important energy Australian companies are Origin Energy Limited (ASX: ORG), Viva Energy Group Limited (ASX: VEA), Beach Energy Limited (ASX: BPT), Washington H Soul Pattinson & Company Limited (ASX: SOL), Yancoal Australia Limited (ASX: YAL), Whitehaven Coal Limited (ASX: WHC), Woodside Petroleum Ltd (ASX: WPL) and Santos Limited (ASX: STO).

Five Year Performance of ASX 200 Energy Index (Source: Thomson Reuters)

Origin Energy Limited (ASX: ORG)

Origin Energy Limited (ASX: ORG) is involved in the energy businesses including exploration and production of natural gas, electricity generation, wholesale and retail sale of electricity and gas, and sale of liquefied natural gas.

On the stock information front

On December 10, 2019, ORG settled the day’s trade at $8.660 down 0.46%, with the market cap of ~$15.32 billion. Its current Price to Earnings multiple on Trailing Twelve Months (TTM) basis is at 12.650x. It has generated an absolute return of 26.82% for the last one year, 21.0% for the last six months, and 14.02% for the last three months.

Viva Energy Group Limited (ASX: VEA)

Australia’s leading energy companies, Viva Energy Group Limited (ASX: VEA) supplies around a quarter of the country’s liquid fuel requirements through its commercial business. It has a network of more than 1.25K service stations in the country.

On the stock information front

On December 10, 2019, VEA settled the day’s trade at $1.935 down 2.764%, with the market cap of ~$3.87 Bn. Its current Price to Earnings multiple on Trailing Twelve Months (TTM) basis multiple is at 55.280x. It has posted a return of 4.74% for the last one year, -12.33% for the last six months, and 5.01% for the last three months.

Beach Energy Limited (ASX: BPT)

Beach Energy Limited (ASX: BPT) is headquartered in Adelaide, South Australia, with operation in the oil & gas production from its five producing basins across Australia and New Zealand.

On the stock information front

On December 10, 2019, BPT settled the day’s trade at $2.630 up 0.382%, with the market cap of ~$5.97 Bn. Its current Price to Earnings multiple on Trailing Twelve Months (TTM) basis multiple is at 10.34X and its last Earnings Per Share was noted at $0.254. Its 52 weeks high, 52 weeks low and an annual average daily volume stand at $2.790, $1.275 and 7,919,030 respectively. It has posted a return of 75.84% for the last one year, 37.53% for the last six months, and 8.26% for the last one month.

Washington H Soul Pattinson & Company Limited (ASX: SOL)

Washington H Soul Pattinson & Company Limited (ASX: SOL) is an investment company with a diversified portfolio of assets across a range of industries i.e. equity investment; mining; and property investments.

On the stock information front

On December 10, 2019, SOL settled the day’s trade at $21.710 down 1.809%, with the market cap of ~$5.29 Bn. Its current Price to Earnings multiple on Trailing Twelve Months (TTM) basis multiple is at 21.350x and its last Earnings Per Share was noted at $1.036. Its 52 weeks high, 52 weeks low and an annual average daily volume stand at $31.230, $19.700 and 415,513, respectively. It has posted a return of -14.99% for the last one year, -1.16% for the last six months, and -4.12% for the last one month.

Yancoal Australia Limited (ASX: YAL)

Australia’s largest pure-play coal producer, Yancoal Australia Limited (ASX: YAL) operates a diversified portfolio of world class assets consisting of both large-scale open cut and underground mines.

On the stock information front

On December 10, 2019, YAL was placed at $2.930 with the market cap of ~$3.87 Bn. Its current Price to Earnings multiple on Trailing Twelve Months (TTM) basis multiple is at 3.590x and its last Earnings Per Share was noted at $0.816. Its 52 weeks high, 52 weeks low and an annual average daily volume stand at $4.207, $2.820 and 15,488, respectively. It has posted a return of -11.09% for the last one year, -6.98% for the last six months, and -2.33% for the last one month.

Whitehaven Coal Limited (ASX: WHC)

Whitehaven Coal Limited (ASX: WHC) operates and develops coal mines located in New South Wales.

On the stock information front

On December 10, 2019, WHC settled the day’s trade at $2.650 up 0.379%, with the market cap of ~$2.71 Bn. Its current Price to Earnings multiple on Trailing Twelve Months (TTM) basis multiple is at 4.930x and its last Earnings Per Share was noted at $0.535. Its 52 weeks high, 52 weeks low and an annual average daily volume stand at $4.698, $2.585 and 7,237,440, respectively. It has posted a return of -33.40% for the last one year, -27.58% for the last six months, and -21.66% for the last one month.

Woodside Petroleum Ltd (ASX: WPL)

Woodside Petroleum Ltd (ASX: WPL) is engaged in production, exploration, development and marketing of hydrocarbon resources.

On the stock information front

On December 10, 2019, WPL settled the day’s trade at $34.070 down 0.815%, with the market cap of ~$32.37 Bn. Its current Price to Earnings multiple on Trailing Twelve Months (TTM) basis multiple is at 17.790x and its last Earnings Per Share was noted at $1.931. Its 52 weeks high, 52 weeks low and an annual average daily volume stand at $37.700, $29.330 and 2,642,215 respectively. It has posted a return of 10.45% for the last one year, -2.28% for the last six months, and 0.67% for the last one month.

Santos Limited (ASX: STO)

Santos Limited (ASX: STO) is involved in exploration, production, development, transportation and marketing of hydrocarbons.

On the stock information front

On December 10, 2019, STO settled the day’s trade at $8.120 down 1.337%, with the market cap of ~$17.14 Bn. Its current Price to Earnings multiple on Trailing Twelve Months (TTM) basis multiple is 13.130x and its last Earnings Per Share was noted at $0.627. Its 52 weeks high, 52 weeks low and an annual average daily volume stand at $8.285, $5.145 and 5,231,138 respectively. It has posted a return of 44.64% for the last one year, 19.80% for the last six months, and 1.60% for the last one month.


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