Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Aquarius Plat. LSE:AQP London Ordinary Share BMG0440M1284 COM SHS USD0.05
  Price Change % Change Share Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  0.00 0.0% 13.50 0.00 01:00:00
Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price
0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Mining 135.55 -57.57 -4.20 203
Last Trade Time Trade Type Trade Size Trade Price Currency
- O 0 13.50 GBX

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petersmith3: PPG – Plutus Powergen the easy next 10 bagger!!!!! The chairman of PPG said that each 20MW site would generate about £1.6m - £1.7m in revenue. EBITDA given as £1.25m - £1.5m. 10 sites on that basis = £16-£17m revenue with EBITDA of £12.5 - £15m. Therefore possibly £3m-£4m conservatively annual profits depending on the ultimate revenue split ?. On a p/e of 15 that's £45-£60m m/cap or 8p - 10.5p/share. Given that's it's growing, his further comments were - 'really smash the 3 year target for 10 sites' and they have already 1 year behind them. If those targets are smashed and as they do have 500MW of sites in the pipeline - on the same p/e the share price could see 20 - 27p. We do know that they plan to own some sites outright at 100% which again would improve the margins significantly. Ultimately also what do they do with that profit and they could expand into other avenues - was there not talk of this in some other countries ? Called it a compelling investment, fully funded and no further dilution to the shareholder base. 571.43m shares in issue and 49.5% held by management/Paternoster (Charles Tatnall himself having 9.71%). Chelverton Growth Trust PLC was accumulating and just 7 weeks ago had increased to 33.33m shares or 5.83%. Free float will reduce all the time and one thing to remember with no more placings it could become difficult to trade in/out and regain your holding.
ebenog: a bit fro motley fool: Meanwhile, Aquarius Platinum (LSE: AQP) has bucked the recent trend among resources stocks to post a share price gain of 40% in the last month. And, while the precious metals miner is restructuring its business and selling off non-core assets, its financial performance in the last four years has been disappointing, with the company recording a pretax loss in each of the four years. However, with a pretax profit of over £11m being forecast for next year, it appears as though the market's view of the company is beginning to shift. And, while the short to medium term is likely to remain volatile for the business, with the price of precious metals having the potential to remain weak, Aquarius Platinum's longer term future appears to be bright and potentially highly profitable.
m_n_tomlinson: What I really don't understand is that in the last year not one broker has recommended a sell, yet the share price has crashed! Just what is the point of these broker recommendations? What exactly do they get paid for? Are they deliberately putting out misinformation? 9 Jul 15 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 - - Retains 29 Jul 15 Barclays Capital Overweight 6.25 21.00 21.00 Retains 13 Jul 15 Citigroup Neutral 6.25 11.00 7.00 Reiterates 03 Jul 15 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 - - Retains 30 Jun 15 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 24.00 20.00 Retains 18 Jun 15 Barclays Capital Overweight 6.25 21.00 21.00 Retains 18 May 15 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 - - Retains 15 May 15 Liberum Capital Hold 6.25 20.00 20.00 Reiterates 11 May 15 Credit Suisse Outperform 6.25 40.00 40.00 Reiterates 06 May 15 RBC Capital Markets Sector Performer 6.25 20.00 10.00 Downgrades 28 Apr 15 Panmure Gordon Hold 6.25 18.00 18.00 Reiterates 28 Apr 15 Liberum Capital Hold 6.25 - - Reiterates 15 Apr 15 Credit Suisse Outperform 6.25 40.00 40.00 Reiterates 13 Apr 15 Citigroup Neutral 6.25 15.00 11.00 Reiterates 31 Mar 15 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 - 24.00 Retains 19 Mar 15 Citigroup Neutral 6.25 15.00 15.00 Reiterates 10 Mar 15 Barclays Capital Overweight 6.25 21.00 21.00 Retains 03 Mar 15 Credit Suisse Outperform 6.25 - 40.00 Reiterates 13 Feb 15 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 31.00 29.00 Retains 12 Feb 15 Citigroup Neutral 6.25 17.00 15.00 Reiterates 11 Feb 15 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 31.00 31.00 Reiterates 10 Feb 15 Liberum Capital Hold 6.25 20.00 20.00 Reiterates 10 Feb 15 Cantor Fitzgerald Hold 6.25 - - Retains 06 Feb 15 JP Morgan Cazenove Overweight 6.25 29.00 20.00 Reiterates 30 Jan 15 Liberum Capital Hold 6.25 20.00 20.00 Reiterates 29 Jan 15 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 30.00 31.00 Reiterates 28 Jan 15 Credit Suisse Outperform 6.25 50.00 50.00 Reiterates 16 Jan 15 Panmure Gordon Hold 6.25 24.00 20.00 Reiterates 13 Jan 15 Credit Suisse Outperform 6.25 50.00 50.00 Reiterates 12 Jan 15 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 - - Reiterates 06 Jan 15 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 - - Reiterates 17 Dec 14 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 30.00 30.00 Reiterates 04 Dec 14 Credit Suisse Outperform 6.25 50.00 50.00 Reiterates 01 Dec 14 Citigroup Neutral 6.25 22.00 17.00 Reiterates 12 Nov 14 Citigroup Neutral 6.25 22.00 22.00 Reiterates 31 Oct 14 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 30.00 30.00 Reiterates 27 Oct 14 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 28.00 30.00 Reiterates 24 Oct 14 Credit Suisse Outperform 6.25 50.00 50.00 Reiterates 15 Oct 14 Liberum Capital Hold 6.25 - 20.00 Reiterates 15 Oct 14 Panmure Gordon Hold 6.25 25.00 24.00 Reiterates 15 Oct 14 Citigroup Neutral 6.25 22.00 22.00 Reiterates 07 Oct 14 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 - - Reiterates 30 Sep 14 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 30.00 28.00 Reiterates 25 Sep 14 Credit Suisse Outperform 6.25 50.00 50.00 Reiterates 25 Sep 14 Citigroup Neutral 6.25 26.00 22.00 Reiterates 16 Sep 14 Credit Suisse Outperform 6.25 - 50.00 Initiates/Starts 04 Sep 14 Panmure Gordon Hold 6.25 25.00 25.00 Reiterates 03 Sep 14 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 30.00 30.00 Reiterates 12 Aug 14 Citigroup Neutral 6.25 22.00 26.00 Reiterates 08 Aug 14 Deutsche Bank Buy 6.25 26.00 30.00 Reiterates
dyfiman: Hello to the platinum gang....... !! Bought in this morning after several days of research into the travails of AQP over the last few years. What convinced me, ultimately, to invest some hard-earned were four things: *the cash from the Everest sale *the possibility that a Chinese outfit may well be back soon for a poss. takeover *the possibility that AQP share price has, indeed, bottomed *and finally..... the actions of AQP directors and senior staff. On April 15th (?) seven of them bought large chunks....... ......... and yesterday nine execs bough big chunks ! ! ! Oh...and also........ with the share price at 6.7appx ....... there's a long way to go to get it even near to the heights it once was. Surely it can't fall much now so the only way is UP. And I can wait. Rgds all. END
m_n_tomlinson: Ahh sorry about that garth. Here's a good post from LSE. I'm not on the LSE, but read it via Apologies to poster if on ADVFN, but I thought it was an excellent summary. Pretty much sums up how I feel, but could not express so eloquently myself. m3ntis 11 Jun 2015 Summary My assessment - - Platinum currently ~$1136/oz and appears to have bottomed vs production costs of $800/oz & shareprice was between 16-20p when platinum at $1213/oz (8% drop in income vs 45% drop in share price) - ZAR/USD was 10:1 when between 16-20p now ~12:1 (~20% improvement in income) - Price/ Book of .53 = a valuation of 17p a share, - Positive sale of mining assets generating 450M (ZAR) - Cash flow positive $141M (USD) (undervalued company) - price appeared to double bottomed & then found support (for now) - AQP 'appears' to still be the 5th largest platinum producer globally even though suffering a reduced last quarter (market share) - Vehicle manufacturing numbers have increased again despite reduced global growth, personal spend per capita is increasing (demand), - China recently reduced interest rates again to spur growth whilst shutting down local metal refineries due to pollution levels (demand) Zimbabwe Mimosa mine - 50% owned with Implats who, separately are refurbishing a refinement site to comply & remove the 15% local raw material tax implications - theory being Mimosa (& AQP) will be able to use this site in the future and so not have the 15% tax implication also. - 15% tax is not being applied as all Zim platinum miners had ceased raw material export (since Jan). Since the decision to suspend the tax in late May, AQP & all Zim producers will be shifting in-bulk raw material onto the market hence any drops in price may be attributed to this event. - Implats do not wish to invest in expanding Mimosa whereas AQP does (risk to expansion unless AQP goes it alone in Zim) I'd suggest AQP is a take-over target (challenge being the ~24% local ownership which triggers duplicate payment from a foreign perspective) or given the cash levels to either share buyback, wait and hold as commodities are still depressed or acquire additional licenses and diversify into other commodities. anyone have more Information on the debt or remaining bond to be paid later this yr; I understand the bond was mostly repaid thru the dilution of shares in early 2014 when the share price was around 20p.. Immediate negatives being the 1.5BILLION shares out there making over supply & share price growth difficult, Zimbabwe pushing for a 51% local ownership stake, Bond repayment later this year. Late June production report, Late July End of Financial year report.. Anything else out there to add or amend to my thoughts?
dros1: RBC Capital Markets has downgraded its recommendation on Aquarius Platinum (LON:AQP) to 'sector perform' from 'outperform', stating that the stock offers limited upside now that the 15 per cent Zimbabwean levy on platinum exports is in place. The broker added: "we believe that more focus will be placed on the balance sheet and Aquarius' ability to service its debt. "While we believe it can do so, the longer-term impact of the levy on cash flow should drive the company into a negative FCF position which poses a risk to longer-term liquidity." Analysts have cut their price target to 10 pence a share from 20 pence. At 1:42pm: (LON:AQP) Aquarius Platinum Ltd share price was +0.09p at 9.1p
robseaton: [...] The Age of Aquarius? By Trends and Targets | Sun, 27th October 2013 - 13:27 Aquarius Plat. (LSE:AQP) is a share which features in our Master List. This is a collection of over 100 shares for which subscribers require constant updates. Recently, it also featured in our mailbox which tends to suggest a few folk out there 'in the wild' might also be interested. As a result, it becomes an obvious nomination for this weeks published report . I've given two charts against this. The upper one dates back to the age of the dinosaurs and shows something a little scary. During the first part of 2013, Aquarius share price reacted to a trend dating back to May 2008. Until May, the market decided the share was NOT going to be allowed the experience of 'breaking out' and the share price slavishly was walked down the BLUE LINE until the point where it had to be allowed to experience a party with an extravagant breakout dance. Alas, the lower chart illustrates just how extravagant the party really was. The price was allowed to rise by just four pence... This does not send out a good signal to investors, many of whom will be trapped from the heights of 2008 and seeking to 'Average Down' in the hope of this story having a happy ending. We do have some good news. Prior to the price breaking through BLUE, we'd an absolute bottom target of 40p. The share had exceeded that target and we lacked any number below such a level. However, with a miracle movement, the price exceeded the BLUE line which our favourite logic means we must ignore everything which went before. The share can now go up in value. Except it hasn't, really. Instead, it has floundered and is currently regarded as heading to a bottom of 40.5p. As the lower chart shows, this number is not particularly terrifying as it's above the 'abandon hope' Amber Level. So, where's the good news amongst all this misery? The BLACK line illustrates a pretty deliberate series of price movements during Sept/Oct and tells us someone, somewhere, still cares deeply about AQP's share price. As a result, movements above this level would prove to be significant. For such a miracle, the share price need only exceed 49.5p and this will place the price in a zone where growth to an initial 56.5p becomes possible. While this is still not terribly impressive, it would allow the share price to exceed the high since breakout WHICH IS A BIG DEAL and this allows me to dream of further growth to 65p and beyond. Needless to say, the really important number in AQP's future is at 75p. In the event of the share price closing above such a point, selling to take profit may prove a silly error for the longer term as serious growth becomes possible. Finally, the danger numbers. In the event of the price managing to CLOSE below 40.5p, we're looking at reversal to 30p or so. With ultimate bottom of 14p! Which is not good and probably ridiculous for a share which was trading above 8 quid recently? By Alistair Strang, Trends and Targets Ltd
hectorp: A 697,000 ounce short fall this year... any one else think so.. I also read 900,000 elsewhere. Would be fine when it translates to AQP share price.
dinky00: Why do these aggressive sellers hide all day long until the last 2 or 3 minutes and the closing auction...... The stock was up 2%-3% all day and then closes annoying. I hope that Amplats strike resolution brings investors back to South African stocks. Clearly the higher Platinum price hasn't helped the AQP share price. So sentiment may be a better catalyst.....
499budgie: Interesting to see the industrial action still being applied to the mining Industry in SA (Plat), in times of uncertainty. They are driving (SA unions)the point to an head quicker for the management of these company's to deal with it. These strikes are not new to this Industry This link is from August 2009 when the plat price was slightly better and AQP share price was 2.80, but they still drive these actions. You would think that they would want to protect there interest (Job) with agreed terms of trying to save there Jobs. Eventually AQP will make job cuts, they already have (I guess) with making 2 mines under CCC, but even so they will need to cut deeper to protect the business. One thing that is clear that Platinum is needed, my opinion is the bigger will become bigger and AQP will be taken out, SA is a uncertain area to do business but it has Platinum and the company's know this it has been uncertain since day one when AQP started work, but they got the investment to develope these mines. Market cap 175million for one of the top ten largest PGM miner in the world (Correct me if I am wrong). In reality all sense is pushed aside in market sentiment that does not take fundamentals into consideration, but when the scales move sides, which it will we all need cars, we all need engineering and so on.... Lets see what happens....
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