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AVZ MineralsASX:AVZ Stock Report

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18 Oct, 2021


Company Financials
AVZ fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health4/6

AVZ Overview

AVZ Minerals Limited explores for mineral properties.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for AVZ Minerals
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.35
52 Week HighAU$0.072
52 Week LowAU$0.37
1 Month Change25.00%
3 Month Change79.49%
1 Year Change272.34%
3 Year Change326.83%
5 Year Change2,592.31%
Change since IPO100.00%

Recent News & Updates

May 21
Is AVZ Minerals (ASX:AVZ) In A Good Position To Deliver On Growth Plans?

Is AVZ Minerals (ASX:AVZ) In A Good Position To Deliver On Growth Plans?

There's no doubt that money can be made by owning shares of unprofitable businesses. Indeed, AVZ Minerals ( ASX:AVZ...

Shareholder Returns

AVZAU Metals and MiningAU Market

Return vs Industry: AVZ exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 12.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AVZ exceeded the Australian Market which returned 20.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AVZ's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AVZ volatility
AVZ Beta0.35
Industry Beta0.97
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: AVZ is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AVZ's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

2007n/aNigel Ferguson

AVZ Minerals Limited explores for mineral properties. It primarily explores for lithium, tin, tantalum, and cesium deposits. The company’s principal projects include a 100% owned Manono Extension project, which comprises of two exploration permits covering an area of 242.25 square kilometers located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC); and a 75% owned Manono project that covers an area of approximately 188 square kilometers located in southern DRC.

AVZ Minerals Fundamentals Summary

How do AVZ Minerals's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AVZ fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$1.13b
Earnings (TTM)-AU$5.40m
Revenue (TTM)AU$926.51k


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
AVZ income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$0
Gross ProfitAU$926.51k

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.0017
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin-582.97%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did AVZ perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is AVZ Minerals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AVZ's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AVZ's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AVZ is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average.

PE vs Market: AVZ is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AVZ's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AVZ is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (14.7x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.6x).

Future Growth

How is AVZ Minerals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as AVZ Minerals has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has AVZ Minerals performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AVZ is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AVZ is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AVZ is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 22.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AVZ's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: AVZ is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (35.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: AVZ has a negative Return on Equity (-6.37%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is AVZ Minerals's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AVZ's short term assets (A$2.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$7.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: AVZ has no long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AVZ is debt free.

Reducing Debt: AVZ has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: AVZ has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: AVZ has sufficient cash runway for 1 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 27.2% each year.


What is AVZ Minerals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AVZ's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AVZ's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AVZ's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AVZ's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AVZ's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Nigel Ferguson





Mr. Nigel Munro Ferguson, B.Sc. Geology, FAusIMM, MAIG, has been Managing Director and Executive Director at AVZ Minerals Limited since February 05, 2018 and February 13, 2017, respectively and served as i...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: AVZ's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: AVZ's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 13.4%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

AVZ Minerals Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: AVZ Minerals Limited
  • Ticker: AVZ
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2007
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AU$1.126b
  • Shares outstanding: 3.22b
  • Website:


  • AVZ Minerals Limited
  • 8 Colin Street
  • Level 2
  • West Perth
  • Western Australia
  • 6005
  • Australia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/18 15:28
End of Day Share Price2021/10/18 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/06/30

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.