Western Areas Limited [ASX:WSA] share price and news 2022

Company Description

Western Areas Limited (WSA, formerly Western Areas NL) is an Australian-based nickel sulphide explorer and producer. The core asset is the 100% owned Forrestania Nickel Operation which comprises two operating mines Flying Fox and Spotted Quoll. They also has 100% interest in Bioheap Ltd, a patented bacterial leaching technology.

Western Areas Limited belongs to Materials sector and under industry of Diversified Metals & Mining. You can get more information about this company via their website: http://www.westernareas.com.au.

This a small cap company with market cap of 583 millions.

Compared to Market and Sector

The following table compares the company to Market and Sector based on Earning, Price/Earning ratio(P/E), Price/Book ratio (P/B) and PE growth.

Company PE is greater than both sector and market. while Company PB is less than both sector and market. On the other hand, Company Earning is less than both sector and market.

Earnings PE PB PE growth
Company 0 49 1.1 0
Market 1.03 20.6 1.71 1.15
Sector 1.02 15.5 2.44 0.55

Dividend Growth Chart

The following chart shows you how wsa dividend grows in the recent years.Western Areas Limited has dividend yield of 0.99%