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Vita Life Sciences Limited
VSC
http://www.vitalifesciences.com.au
Pharmaceuticals
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Current Price Data+

Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
$1.49 $1.48 $1.49 $1.48 $1.49 1361 - ( No change )
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Company Overview

Business Description
Vita Life Sciences Limited (VSC) is a pharmaceutical and healthcare company, mainly engaged in formulating, packaging, sales & distribution of health supplements, vitamins and investments. VSC caters its clients throughout Asia and Australia with more than 1,000 registered products. VSC’s two major brands are VitaHealth and Herbs of Gold .
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Financial Summary

Year to Dec NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2014 A 7.3 12.8 52.5% 12.3 3.5 2.2% 0.0%
2013 A 4.7 8.4 103.4% 13.7 3.0 2.6% 13.7%
2012 A 2.3 4.1 95.3% 9.5 1.0 2.5% 100.0%

Peer Comparison

Company Mkt Cap EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
2012 A 2013 F 2014 F 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F
Acrux Limited (ACR) $152M 3.0384 -0.6054 0.2323 5.4464 13.8009 11.1995 8.74% 8.38% 8.25%
Mayne Pharma Group (MYX) $896M 1.0457 -0.2428 1.2152 36.4217 48.1013 21.7143 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Vita Life Sciences (VSC) $85M 0.5249 0.0000 0.0000 11.6822 0.0000 0.0000 2.33% 0.00% 0.00%

Financial Summary

Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth
Company 0.20 11.60 3.92 0.00
Market 1.01 14.40 1.04 1.16
Sector 0.85 14.30 2.76 1.57

Directors

Name Position Start Date
Mr Lim Sung (Eddie) Tie Managing Director 01/01/2007
Mr Henry George Townsing Non-Executive Director 22/12/2011
Mr Jonathan Tooth Non-Executive Director 26/07/2012
Mr Vanda Russell Gould Non-Executive Director, Non-Executive Chairman 14/07/1992

Management

Name Position
Matthew Ryan Beckett Company Secretary

Substantial Shareholders

Holding Name
8,551,439 (15.10%) Chemical Trustee Limited
7,371,832 (13%) Barings Acceptance Limited
6,276,040 (11.10%) Lloyds & Casanove Investment Partners Limited
4,330,500 (7.70%) Eddie Tie Lim Sung
3,452,590 (6.10%) RBC Investor Services Nominees Pty Ltd
3,168,870 (5.60%) Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited

Calendar of Events

Date Event
24 March 2016 Report (Annual)
18 February 2016 Report (Prelim)
17 August 2015 Report (Interim)
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