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Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
Overweight
FMG.AX, FMG AU
155Mtpa rate achieved in March, operational and
balance sheet risk rapidly reducing
Price: A$5.33
Price Target: A$6.50
Australia
Metals & Mining
Lyndon Fagan
AC
(61-2) 9003-8648
Lyndon.fagan@jpmorgan.com
Bloomberg JPMA LFAGAN <GO>
Mark Busuttil
(61-2) 9003-8619
mark.busuttil@jpmorgan.com
Luke Nelson
(61-2) 9003-8618
luke.nelson@jpmorgan.com
J.P. Morgan Securities Australia Limited
YTD 1m 3m 12m
Abs -8.4% 8.6% 0.0% 41.8%
Rel -9.2% 7.1% -2.9% 32.8%
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (Reuters: FMG.AX, Bloomberg: FMG AU)
Year-end Jun ($) FY12A FY13A FY14E FY15E FY16E
Revenue ($ mn) 6,122 7,461 11,272 12,374 11,557
EBITDA ($ mn) 2,879 3,276 6,290 6,493 5,539
Net Profit ($ mn) 1,559 1,746 3,375 3,402 2,808
EPS ($) 0.50 0.56 1.08 1.09 0.90
P/E (x) 10.0 8.9 4.6 4.6 5.5
EV/EBITDA (x) 7.6 8.0 3.6 3.3 3.5
DPS ($) 0.08 0.10 0.18 0.18 0.27
Dividend Yield 1.7% 2.1% 3.6% 3.6% 5.4%
Normalised EPS ($) 0.47 0.51 1.08 1.09 0.90
Normalised EPS Growth (8.9%) 10.5% 109.3% 1.5% (17.5%)
Normalised PE 10.7 9.7 4.6 4.6 5.5
Source: Company data, Bloomberg, J.P. Morgan estimates.
Company Data
Shares O/S (mn) 3,114
Market Cap (A$ mn) 16,596.55
Market Cap ($ mn) 15,536.93
Price (A$) 5.33
Date Of Price 15 Apr 14
Free Float(%) -
3M - Avg daily vol (mn) 24.35
3M - Avg daily val (A$ mn) 130.47
3M - Avg daily val ($ mn) 122.1
ASX100 4480.30
Exchange Rate 0.94
Price Target End Date 31-Dec-14
Price Target (A$) 6.50
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Price Performance
FMG.AX share price (A$)
ASX100 (rebased)
FMG reported slightly softer than expected shipments, however full year
guidance has been maintained, implying a strong catch up in the June quarter.
We took away 3 key positives from the quarterly: 1) the expansion to
155Mtpa is now complete, with nameplate achieved in March, 2) FY14
guidance has been maintained, and 3) demonstrated sprint capacity above
nameplate bodes well for future debottlenecking programs. Further, net debt
has now fallen to US$7.7bn, which is approaching FMG’s target of around
US$5.0-5.5bn (~40% gearing). We remain positive on the stock, which is one
of our key picks in 2014.
 Quarterly results generally positive. Shipments of 31.5Mt (126Mtpa) was
below our 32.9Mt estimate, although the quarter was weighted to the March
month which ran at 155Mtpa. Achieved price of US$107/t was in line with
our US$108/t expectation, while costs were lower than we expected at
US$35/t (JPMe US$39/t) despite elevated strip ratios. Overall, FMG
appears well placed to exceed nameplate in the June quarter which is
normally a mild weather period.
 Expansion projects complete. FY14 guidance was maintained at 127Mt
(JPMe 125Mt), which requires the company to ship 41.6Mt or ~166Mtpa
(JPMe 39.8Mt) in the June quarter. Management were confident of
achieving this based on the required sprint capacity needed to run at
155Mtpa for a year once weather and maintenance are factored in. While
this could be a stretch given it is the first full quarter post expansion, March
performance (155Mtpa with some components exceeding this at times) sets
a good platform to get there. FY15 guidance remains 155Mtpa.
 Positive investment view. Net debt was reported at US$7.7bn at the end of
March, which is broadly in line with our estimate once the timing of
dividend payments is accounted for. With both operational and balance sheet
risk now diminishing rapidly, we believe the stock is well placed to
outperform on a 12 month view. We maintain our Overweight call.
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Quarterly highlights
 Shipments of 31.5Mt (126Mtpa) were below our 32.9Mt estimate
 Achieved price in line with expectations: US$107/t vs JPMe US$108/t. This
reconciles around a 5-5% quality discount as per normal before grade and
moisture adjustments.
 Cash costs lower than expected. C1 costs of US$35/t lower than our US$39/t
estimate. This is a good performance given the elevated strip ratio at Kings.
 Strip ratio: 3.7x Chichesters / 1.7x Solomon (slightly above the 5yr forecast
average of 3.5x/1.4x).
 Cost guidance has been maintained at US$34/t for FY14.
 Moving to owner operator at the OPF’s: FMG taking over from Leightons at
Solomon for the ore processing facilities based on a strategic business decision to
develop in house expertise. We view this as a positive.
 Balance sheet improving: Net debt US$7.7bn at the end of March
 Capex guidance maintained at US$2.1bn for FY14
 FY15 production guidance maintained at 155Mt
 Gas pipeline into Solomon due for completion in the March 2015 quarter (funded
by 3
rd
parties, FMG has a take or pay contract)
Figure 1: Ore shipped & average selling price
Source: Company reports.
Figure 2: Strip ratio & cash costs
Source: Company reports.
Changes to forecasts
We have updated our model for the 1QCY14 production, and made a minor upgrde
to our 2QCY14 shipment estimate. We are now at 125Mt for FY14 (124Mt
previously). The net impact of these changes is shown in the table below.
Table 1: Changes to forecasts
NPV Underlying NPAT (US$m)
A$ps FY14E FY15E FY16E
Previous 6.47 3129 3398 2803
Revised 6.52 3352 3402 2808
Change 0.05 223 4 5
Change 1% 7% 0% 0%
Source: J.P. Morgan estimates.
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Investment Thesis, Valuation and Risks
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (Overweight; Price Target: A$6.50)
Investment Thesis
We maintain our Overweight recommendation on FMG based on 1) attractive
valuation metrics, 2) significant near term balance sheet de-risking from internally
generated cash flow, and 3) ramp-up risks diminishing as projects approach
completion.
Valuation
Our Dec-14 price target is set at a P/NPV of 1x. Our NPV is based on a sum-of-the-
parts DCF valuation using a 10% discount rate, rounded to the nearest five cents. The
10% discount rate is in-line with our coverage universe.
Risks to Rating and Price Target
The key downside risks to our target price relate to lower realized outcomes for iron
ore price, higher costs, higher capex, and disappointing ramp-up of expansion
relative to our expectations.
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Fortescue Metals Group (FMG): Financial Summary
Relative recommendation: OW
Profit & Loss (US$m) FY12A FY13A FY14E FY15E FY16E Valuation Summary A$m
Revenue 6,731 8,134 12,623 14,107 13,352 Current mkt capitalisation 16,752
Operating Expenses (3,852) (4,858) (6,334) (7,614) (7,813) EV 26,433
EBITDA 2,879 3,276 6,290 6,493 5,539
Depreciation and amortisation (267) (463) (758) (1,107) (1,150) 12 mth price target A$6.50
EBIT 2,612 2,813 5,532 5,386 4,389 Capital growth to price target 21%
Net Interest (505) (553) (774) (526) (378) 12 mth forecast DYld 1.6%
MRRT - - - - - 12 mth forecast total return 22%
NPBT 2,107 2,260 4,757 4,859 4,011 WACC 10%
Tax Expense (657) (658) (1,396) (1,458) (1,203)
Normalised NPAT 1,450 1,602 3,352 3,402 2,808 DCF valuation A$m A$ps
Extraordinary Items 109 144 22 - - Chichester Ranges 13213 4.24
Reported NPAT 1,559 1,746 3,375 3,402 2,808 Solomon 15067 4.84
Western Hub 0 0.00
Shares outstanding (m) 3,114 3,114 3,114 3,114 3,114 Total Operations 28280 9.08
Reported EPS (cents) 50.1 56.1 108.4 109.2 90.2 Net (debt) / cash -7169 -2.30
Normalised EPS (cents) 46.6 51.4 107.7 109.2 90.2 MRRT 0 0.00
Normalised EPS growth -11% 10% 109% 1% -17% Corporate overheads -996 -0.32
Magnetite / exploration 182 0.06
DPS (A¢ps) 8.0 10.0 20.0 20.0 30.0 Total Valuation 20296 6.52
DPS/EPS payout 17% 19% 19% 18% 33% P/NPV 0.83
Cashflow (US$m) FY12A FY13A FY14E FY15E FY16E
Operating cashflow 2,808 3,004 6,446 4,010 4,142 Key Ratios FY12A FY13A FY14E FY15E FY16E
Capex (6,044) (6,355) (2,137) (1,247) (1,261) PE 10.8 9.8 4.7 4.6 5.6
Free cash flow (3,236) (3,351) 4,309 2,763 2,881 EV/EBITDA (x) 7.6 8.0 3.6 3.3 3.5
Investing cashflows (5,990) (6,166) (1,666) (1,202) (1,206) Dividend yield 1.6% 2.0% 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
Dividends (251) (131) (577) (550) (698) ROE (Norm NPAT/Equity) 39% 30% 39% 30% 21%
Financing cashflows 2,793 2,989 (4,665) (3,450) (3,811) ROA - EBIT / (assets - cash) 21% 15% 27% 26% 21%
Change in cash (389) (173) 115 (642) (874) ROIC (EBIT/Assets) 17% 13% 24% 24% 20%
EBIT / net interest 5.2 5.1 7.1 10.2 11.6
Balance Sheet (US$m) FY12A FY13A FY14E FY15E FY16E EBITDA / net interest 5.7 5.9 8.1 12.3 14.7
Cash 2,343 2,158 2,457 1,815 941 Net debt / EBITDA 2.1 3.2 1.1 0.8 0.7
Property plant & equipment 2,898 17,159 18,424 18,565 18,676 Gearing - net debt/equity 164% 199% 83% 49% 27%
Assets 15,063 20,867 23,142 22,490 21,560 Gearing - net debt/ (net debt + equity) 62% 67% 45% 33% 21%
Debt 8,501 12,691 9,583 7,283 4,641 Gearing - gross debt/ (gross debt + equity) 69% 71% 53% 39% 26%
Liabilities 11,301 15,578 14,510 11,272 8,004 EBIT margin 39% 35% 44% 38% 33%
Equity 3,762 5,289 8,631 11,217 13,556 EBITDA margin 43% 40% 50% 46% 41%
Net debt / (cash) 6,158 10,533 7,126 5,468 3,700 Effective tax rate 31% 29% 29% 30% 30%
FCFPS (US¢) -103.9 -107.6 138.4 88.7 92.5
P/free cash flow (x) -4.8 -4.7 3.6 5.7 5.4
Half Yearly P&L (US$m) 1H13A 2H13A 1H14A 2H14E 1H15E Free cash flow yield (%) n/a n/a 27% 18% 18%
Revenue 4,808 5,889 6,734 7,384 6,723
Operating Expenses (2,529) (2,708) (3,626) (3,844) (3,770) Volume forecasts FY12A FY13A FY14E FY15E FY16E
EBITDA 2,279 3,181 3,109 3,540 2,953 Chichesters sales - incl FMG JV ore (Mt) 56 78 86 90 92
Depreciation and amortisation (285) (399) (359) (558) (549) Solomon sales (Mt) 0 0 35 59 60
EBIT 1,994 2,782 2,750 2,982 2,404 3rd party ore sold - BCI share (Mt) 0 3 5 5 4
Net Interest (263) (397) (377) (276) (250) Total ore sales (Mt) 56 81 125 154 157
MRRT - - - - -
NPBT 1,731 2,385 2,372 2,706 2,154 Cash costs FY12A FY13A FY14E FY15E FY16E
Tax Expense 503 684 712 812 646 Chichesters C1 costs (US$/t) 48 44 35 38 39
Normalised NPAT 1,228 1,692 1,661 1,894 1,507 Solomon C1 costs (US$/t) 0 0 32 27 27
Extraordinary Items 40 22 - - - Average C1 cash cost (US$/t) 48 44 34 34 35
Reported NPAT 1,268 1,714 1,661 1,894 1,507 Royalties (US$/t) 7 7 7 6 6
Shipping (US$/t) 12 10 10 10 10
Admin (US$/t) 2 2 1 1 1
Sensitivity NPV FY14E FY15E FY16E Total EBITDA cost (US$/t) 69 63 52 51 51
NPV / NPAT 6.52 3352 3402 2808 Net interest (US$/t) 11 11 6 4 2
Iron ore +10% increase 2.43 224 824 785 Sustaining capex (US$/t) 28 12 10 7 8
Iron ore +10% increase 37% 7% 24% 28% All in cost (US$/wet t) 109 85 69 61 61
Iron ore +US$1/t increase 0.29 19 78 80 All in cost (US$/dry t) 119 94 76 67 67
Iron ore +US$1/t increase 4% 1% 2% 3%
AUD +10% increase -1.43 -92 -317 -348 Assumptions FY12A FY13A FY14E FY15E FY16E
AUD +10% increase -27% -3% -9% -12% AUD/USD 1.03 1.03 0.91 0.89 0.90
AUD +1c increase -0.18 -10 -36 -39 Iron ore CFR China (US$/t) 155 127 126 113 105
AUD +1c increase -3% 0% -1% -1% Iron ore CFR China (US$/ dry t) - FMG 133 116 114 102 95
Source: Company data, J.P. Morgan estimates.
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JPM Q-Profile
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (AUSTRALIA / Materials)
As Of: 11-Apr-2014 Quant_Strategy@jpmorgan.com
Local Share Price Current: 5.54 12 Mth Forward EPS Current: 0.97
Earnings Yield (& local bond Yield) Current: 19% Implied Value Of Growth* Current: -107.17%
PE (1Yr Forward) Current: 5.3x Price/Book Value Current: 2.4x
ROE (Trailing) Current: 38.60 Dividend Yield (Trailing) Current: 0.21
Summary
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd 16133.48 As Of:
AUSTRALIA 83.59294 SEDOL 6086253 Local Price: 5.54
Materials Metals & Mining EPS: 0.97
Latest Min Max Median Average 2 S.D.+ 2 S.D. - % to Min % to Max % to Med % to Avg
12mth Forward PE 5.33x
P/BV (Trailing) 2.37x 0.00 25.00 5.34 8.46 23.71 -6.79 -100% 957% 126% 257%
Dividend Yield (Trailing) 0.21 0.00 2.20 0.00 0.22 1.23 -0.79 -100% 973% -100% 6%
ROE (Trailing) 38.60 -408.22 50.00 -11.49 -64.79 248.23 -377.81 -1158% 30% -130% -268%
Implied Value of Growth -107.2% -1.50 2.04 -0.05 0.13 1.78 -1.52 -40% 290% 95% 112%
Source: Bloomberg, Reuters Global Fundamentals, IBES CONSENSUS, J.P. Morgan Calcs * Implied Value Of Growth = (1 - EY/Cost of equity) where cost of equity =Bond Yield + 5.0% (ERP)
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Date Rating Share Price
(A$)
Price Target
(A$)
25-Oct-06 N 0.91 1.06
05-Jan-07 N 1.35 1.20
12-Feb-07 N 1.60 1.35
18-Apr-07 N 2.24 1.50
26-Apr-07 N 2.22 1.71
31-Jul-07 N 3.22 3.80
26-Oct-07 N 4.73 4.50
04-Jan-08 UW 7.20 4.50
19-Feb-08 UW 7.45 5.00
26-Mar-08 UW 6.72 4.62
28-Apr-08 UW 7.60 4.78
15-May-08 N 9.35 7.50
24-Jun-08 N 12.78 10.64
21-Jul-08 N 9.13 9.41
29-Aug-08 N 7.40 10.32
01-Oct-08 N 4.66 5.41
21-Oct-08 N 3.21 4.51
19-Nov-08 N 1.36 3.70
30-Jan-09 N 1.77 1.84
11-May-09 UW 3.07 1.25
26-May-09 UW 2.52 1.03
28-Jul-09 UW 4.39 2.44
10-Aug-09 UW 4.16 2.04
17-Aug-09 UW 4.45 2.07
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Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (FMG.AX, FMG AU) Price Chart
N A$1.2 N A$1.707UW A$4.5 UW A$4.78 N A$9.41 N A$4.51UW A$2.438 UW A$1.95 UW A$3.57 N A$4.347 N A$4.03 OW A$7.3 OW A$9.25 OW A$5.8 OW A$3.75 N A$4.85 OW A$4.65 OW A$4.85 OW A$5.45 OW A$6.6 OW A$6.85
N A$1.055 N A$1.5N A$4.5 UW A$4.62 N A$10.64 N A$5.41 N A$1.84 UW A$1.03 UW A$2.07 UW A$2.57 N A$4.95 N A$4.078 OW A$8.3 OW A$8.3 OW A$7.65 OW A$7.85 OW A$5.845 OW A$5.3 N A$4.75 OW A$4.7 OW A$4.6 OW A$4.95 OW A$6.1 OW A$7
A$1.055 N A$1.35 N A$3.8UW A$5 N A$7.5 N A$10.32 N A$3.7 UW A$1.25 UW A$2.04 UW A$2.54 N A$4.009 N A$4.33 N A$4.1 OW A$8.1 OW A$7.65 OW A$9 OW A$6.128 OW A$5.9 N A$4.1 N A$4.95 OW A$4.55 OW A$5.1 OW A$5.35 OW A$6.95 OW A$6.5
Source: Bloomberg and J.P. Morgan; price data adjusted for stock splits and dividends.
Initiated coverage Oct 25, 2006.
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12-Oct-09 UW 3.90 1.95
14-Dec-09 UW 4.36 2.54
21-Jan-10 UW 5.14 2.57
19-Feb-10 UW 4.89 3.57
12-Mar-10 N 4.94 4.01
13-Apr-10 N 5.25 4.95
20-Apr-10 N 5.08 4.35
29-Apr-10 N 4.84 4.33
13-Jul-10 N 4.43 4.08
15-Jul-10 N 4.20 4.03
26-Aug-10 N 4.50 4.10
19-Nov-10 OW 6.70 8.30
07-Mar-11 OW 6.47 8.10
28-Apr-11 OW 6.38 8.30
19-May-11 OW 6.39 7.30
26-May-11 OW 6.33 7.65
15-Jul-11 OW 6.42 7.65
27-Jul-11 OW 6.53 9.25
19-Aug-11 OW 5.75 9.00
22-Nov-11 OW 4.90 7.85
21-Jun-12 OW 4.79 6.13
17-Jul-12 OW 4.64 5.84
26-Jul-12 OW 4.11 5.80
23-Aug-12 OW 4.24 5.90
04-Sep-12 OW 3.41 5.30
06-Sep-12 OW 3.12 3.75
12-Oct-12 N 3.85 4.10
15-Jan-13 N 4.73 4.75
24-Jan-13 N 4.63 4.85
21-Feb-13 N 5.18 4.95
26-Mar-13 OW 3.88 4.70
18-Apr-13 OW 3.43 4.65
24-May-13 OW 3.54 4.55
20-Jun-13 OW 3.14 4.60
23-Jul-13 OW 3.62 4.85
16-Aug-13 OW 4.20 5.10
22-Aug-13 OW 4.26 4.95
23-Sep-13 OW 4.56 5.45
08-Oct-13 OW 4.69 5.35
17-Oct-13 OW 5.40 6.10
30-Oct-13 OW 5.32 6.60
16-Dec-13 OW 5.35 6.95
30-Jan-14 OW 5.30 7.00
19-Feb-14 OW 5.84 6.85
01-Apr-14 OW 5.31 6.50
The chart(s) show J.P. Morgan's continuing coverage of the stocks; the current analysts may or may not have covered it over the entire
period.
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Coverage Universe: Fagan, Lyndon: Alumina Limited (AWC.AX), BHP Billiton Limited (BHP.AX), Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
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