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Equatorial Resources (ASX:EQX) Beneish M-Score : 0.00 (As of Jul. 21, 2024)


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What is Equatorial Resources Beneish M-Score?

The zones of discrimination for M-Score is as such:

An M-Score of equal or less than -1.78 suggests that the company is unlikely to be a manipulator.
An M-Score of greater than -1.78 signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.

The historical rank and industry rank for Equatorial Resources's Beneish M-Score or its related term are showing as below:

During the past 13 years, the highest Beneish M-Score of Equatorial Resources was 0.00. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 0.00.


Equatorial Resources Beneish M-Score Historical Data

The historical data trend for Equatorial Resources's Beneish M-Score can be seen below:

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Equatorial Resources Beneish M-Score Chart

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Competitive Comparison of Equatorial Resources's Beneish M-Score

For the Steel subindustry, Equatorial Resources's Beneish M-Score, along with its competitors' market caps and Beneish M-Score data, can be viewed below:

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Equatorial Resources's Beneish M-Score Distribution in the Steel Industry

For the Steel industry and Basic Materials sector, Equatorial Resources's Beneish M-Score distribution charts can be found below:

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Equatorial Resources Beneish M-Score Calculation

The M-score was created by Professor Messod Beneish. Instead of measuring the bankruptcy risk (Altman Z-Score) or business trend (Piotroski F-Score), M-score can be used to detect the risk of earnings manipulation. This is the original research paper on M-score.

The M-Score Variables:

The M-score of Equatorial Resources for today is based on a combination of the following eight different indices:

M=-4.84+0.92 * DSRI+0.528 * GMI+0.404 * AQI+0.892 * SGI+0.115 * DEPI
=-4.84+0.92 * +0.528 * +0.404 * +0.892 * +0.115 *
-0.172 * SGAI+4.679 * TATA-0.327 * LVGI
-0.172 * +4.679 * -0.327 *
=

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

This Year (Jun23) TTM:Last Year (Jun22) TTM:
Total Receivables was A$0.03 Mil.
Revenue was A$0.00 Mil.
Gross Profit was A$0.00 Mil.
Total Current Assets was A$16.70 Mil.
Total Assets was A$16.70 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was A$0.00 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was A$0.00 Mil.
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) was A$0.78 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was A$2.49 Mil.
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was A$0.00 Mil.
Net Income was A$-4.19 Mil.
Gross Profit was A$-2.96 Mil.
Cash Flow from Operations was A$-1.79 Mil.
Total Receivables was A$0.05 Mil.
Revenue was A$0.00 Mil.
Gross Profit was A$0.00 Mil.
Total Current Assets was A$18.50 Mil.
Total Assets was A$18.50 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was A$0.00 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was A$0.00 Mil.
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) was A$0.98 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was A$0.30 Mil.
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was A$0.00 Mil.




1. DSRI = Days Sales in Receivables Index

Measured as the ratio of Revenue in Total Receivables in year t to year t-1.

A large increase in DSR could be indicative of revenue inflation.

DSRI=(Receivables_t / Revenue_t) / (Receivables_t-1 / Revenue_t-1)
=(0.033 / 0) / (0.046 / 0)
= /
=

2. GMI = Gross Margin Index

Measured as the ratio of gross margin in year t-1 to gross margin in year t.

Gross margin has deteriorated when this index is above 1. A firm with poorer prospects is more likely to manipulate earnings.

GMI=GrossMargin_t-1 / GrossMargin_t
=(GrossProfit_t-1 / Revenue_t-1) / (GrossProfit_t / Revenue_t)
=(0 / 0) / (0 / 0)
= /
=

3. AQI = Asset Quality Index

AQI is the ratio of asset quality in year t to year t-1.

Asset quality is measured as the ratio of non-current assets other than Property, Plant and Equipment to Total Assets.

AQI=(1 - (CurrentAssets_t + PPE_t) / TotalAssets_t) / (1 - (CurrentAssets_t-1 + PPE_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=(1 - (16.695 + 0) / 16.695) / (1 - (18.497 + 0) / 18.497)
=0 / 0
=

4. SGI = Sales Growth Index

Ratio of Revenue in year t to sales in year t-1.

Sales growth is not itself a measure of manipulation. However, growth companies are likely to find themselves under pressure to manipulate in order to keep up appearances.

SGI=Sales_t / Sales_t-1
=Revenue_t / Revenue_t-1
=0 / 0
=

5. DEPI = Depreciation Index

Measured as the ratio of the rate of Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization in year t-1 to the corresponding rate in year t.

DEPI greater than 1 indicates that assets are being depreciated at a slower rate. This suggests that the firm might be revising useful asset life assumptions upwards, or adopting a new method that is income friendly.

DEPI=(Depreciation_t-1 / (Depreciaton_t-1 + PPE_t-1)) / (Depreciation_t / (Depreciaton_t + PPE_t))
=(0 / (0 + 0)) / (0 / (0 + 0))
= /
=

Note: If the Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization data is not available, we assume that the depreciation rate is constant and set the Depreciation Index to 1.

6. SGAI = Sales, General and Administrative expenses Index

The ratio of Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) to Sales in year t relative to year t-1.

SGA expenses index > 1 means that the company is becoming less efficient in generate sales.

SGAI=(SGA_t / Sales_t) / (SGA_t-1 /Sales_t-1)
=(0.777 / 0) / (0.981 / 0)
= /
=

7. LVGI = Leverage Index

The ratio of total debt to Total Assets in year t relative to yeat t-1.

An LVGI > 1 indicates an increase in leverage

LVGI=((LTD_t + CurrentLiabilities_t) / TotalAssets_t) / ((LTD_t-1 + CurrentLiabilities_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=((0 + 2.488) / 16.695) / ((0 + 0.297) / 18.497)
=0.149027 / 0.016057
=

8. TATA = Total Accruals to Total Assets

Total accruals calculated as the change in working capital accounts other than cash less depreciation.

TATA=(IncomefromContinuingOperations_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(NetIncome_t - NonOperatingIncome_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(-4.191 - -2.96 - -1.79) / 16.695
=0.033483

An M-Score of equal or less than -1.78 suggests that the company is unlikely to be a manipulator. An M-Score of greater than -1.78 signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.


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Equatorial Resources (ASX:EQX) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
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Address
28 The Esplanade, Level 9, BGC Centre, Perth, WA, AUS, 6000
Equatorial Resources Ltd is an iron ore exploration and development company. The company's iron ore projects are located in the Republic of Congo (ROC). The company focuses on advancing its existing mineral resource assets in Africa, as well as searching for new opportunities in the resources sector. It operates the Badondo Iron Project located in the northwest region of the Republic of Congo. Central & West Africa hosts a regional distribution of undeveloped world-class high-grade iron ore deposits. It is comprised of the same rock type and similar geological formation as the Carajas System in South America.