Southern Energy Corp. (SOUTF:OTCMKTS) is meeting production expectations so far this year and is on track for well development that could add more value to the company.
In an April 18, 2023 research report, Stephane Foucaud of Auctus Advisors reported that Q123 gas production within the company had held well. He writes, "The business continues to be resilient in the current environment of low gas prices. Higher gas prices would unlock material value and allow the company to return to growth."
Review of Results
Foucaud presented the key points of Southern Energy's latest reports.
The company has multiple catalysts coming up in 2023, including the anticipated completion of the 18-10 #3 Upper Selma Chalk well in the late second quarter of this year. Its 18-10 #1 City Bank well is on track to produce peak gas rates around the end of 2Q23 due to its current flowback of injected fluid reaching 9%. If it reaches closer to 20%, its success could add reserves to Southern Energy's assets.
"This could allow the company to take advantage of depressed gas asset value to make bold-on acquisitions and benefit from a likely gas price rally later in 2023," writes Foucaud, regarding Souther's US$23 million of unused capacity on its credit facility.
Structure and Predictions
The company's current valuations remain unchanged by Auctus Advisors.
The research report states, "Our Core NAV and ReNAV are unchanged at respectively £0.74 per share and£1.49 per share. This represents respectively 3.5x and 7x the current share price."
Foucaud's research report shares recent rating and target price information as well as current market data on the company:
- Price Target: £1.50
- Implied Total Return: 689%
- Total Shares Diluted: 180 million
- Market Cap: US$41 million.
Current shares are trading at £0.19 per share.
Thor Explorations has 641.9 million basic shares outstanding and 669.5 million fully diluted shares outstanding. The company's cash reserves are CA$2.5 million. By the end of Q1 2023, the company had reduced its debt outstanding to CA$27.9 million.
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