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AVZ Minerals ASX:AVZ Stock Report

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03 Aug, 2022


Company Financials +
AVZ fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6

AVZ Stock Overview

AVZ Minerals Limited explores for mineral properties.

AVZ Minerals Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for AVZ Minerals
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.78
52 Week HighAU$1.37
52 Week LowAU$0.20
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change-7.14%
1 Year Change290.00%
3 Year Change1,525.00%
5 Year Change786.36%
Change since IPO345.71%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

AVZAU Metals and MiningAU Market

Return vs Industry: AVZ exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned -20.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AVZ exceeded the Australian Market which returned -8.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AVZ's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AVZ volatility
AVZ Average Weekly Movementn/a
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement12.1%
Market Average Movement10.6%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market17.5%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market4.7%

Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine AVZ's volatility over the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine AVZ's volatility change 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$2.75b
Earnings (TTM)-AU$11.81m
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
Other ExpensesAU$12.74m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.0033
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin-1,274.60%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did AVZ perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is AVZ undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Book vs Peers

  • Price-To-Book vs Industry

  • Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for AVZ?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

AVZ key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue2904.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA-227.6x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Book Ratio vs Peers

How does AVZ's PB Ratio compare to its peers?

AVZ PB Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PB ratio for AVZ vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPBEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average4.5x
SYA Sayona Mining
NIC Nickel Industries
JRV Jervois Global
PLS Pilbara Minerals
AVZ AVZ Minerals

Price-To-Book vs Peers: AVZ is expensive based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (14.6x) compared to the peer average (4.5x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does AVZ's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the AU Metals and Mining Industry?

Price-To-Book vs Industry: AVZ is expensive based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (14.6x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (2x)

Price to Book Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is AVZ's PB Ratio compared to its Fair PB Ratio? This is the expected PB Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

AVZ PB Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PB Ratio14.6x
Fair PB Ration/a

Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AVZ's Price-To-Book Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of AVZ when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: AVZ (A$0.78) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$2.5)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AVZ is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AVZ is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.8%).

Earnings vs Market: AVZ is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: AVZ is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: AVZ is forecast to have no revenue next year.

High Growth Revenue: AVZ is forecast to have no revenue next year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if AVZ's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has AVZ Minerals performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


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 23.1% 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 (57.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: AVZ has a negative Return on Equity (-5.85%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is AVZ Minerals's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AVZ's short term assets (A$77.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$656.7K).

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 sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: AVZ has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 29.2% each year

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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

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.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

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

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as AVZ has not reported any payouts.

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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 (3.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: AVZ's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 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 9.8%.

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
  • Implied Market Cap: AU$2.752b
  • Shares outstanding: 3.53b
  • Website:


  • AVZ Minerals Limited
  • 1 Walker Avenue
  • 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 Analysis2022/08/03 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/06 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.