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Catalyst Metals ASX:CYL Stock Report

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13 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
CYL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health5/6

CYL Stock Overview

Catalyst Metals Limited explores for and evaluates mineral deposits in Australia.

Catalyst Metals Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Catalyst Metals
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$1.38
52 Week HighAU$2.22
52 Week LowAU$1.11
1 Month Change4.55%
3 Month Change-12.66%
1 Year Change-30.30%
3 Year Change-48.89%
5 Year Change124.39%
Change since IPO392.86%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

CYLAU Metals and MiningAU Market

Return vs Industry: CYL underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned -14.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CYL underperformed the Australian Market which returned -8.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CYL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CYL volatility
CYL Average Weekly Movement7.9%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement12.4%
Market Average Movement10.6%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market18.0%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market4.6%

Stable Share Price: CYL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CYL's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

2006n/aJohn McKinstry

Catalyst Metals Limited explores for and evaluates mineral deposits in Australia. It holds interests in the Four Eagles, Tandarra, Drummartin, Golden Camel, Macorna Bore, Raydarra, Boort, and Sebastian projects located in Whitelaw Gold Belt, Victoria, as well as the Henty gold mine located in Tasmaina. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is based in Subiaco, Australia.

Catalyst Metals Fundamentals Summary

How do Catalyst Metals's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CYL fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$135.87m
Earnings (TTM)AU$5.49m
Revenue (TTM)AU$60.67m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CYL income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$31.58m
Gross ProfitAU$29.10m
Other ExpensesAU$23.61m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.056
Gross Margin47.95%
Net Profit Margin9.04%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.3%

How did CYL perform over the long term?

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


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings 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 CYL?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

CYL 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/Revenue1.8x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA9.7x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does CYL's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

CYL PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for CYL vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average12.8x
BCN Beacon Minerals
BNR Bulletin Resources
CMM Capricorn Metals
CYL Catalyst Metals

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CYL is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.8x) compared to the peer average (12.8x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

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

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CYL is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.8x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (10.7x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

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

CYL PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio24.8x
Fair PE Ration/a

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

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: CYL (A$1.38) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$37.47)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CYL 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 Catalyst Metals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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 Catalyst Metals 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.

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  • Examine Catalyst Metals's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
  • Catalyst Metals competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Catalyst Metals performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CYL has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CYL became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CYL has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 28% per year.

Accelerating Growth: CYL has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: CYL has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (57.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: CYL's Return on Equity (9.5%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Catalyst Metals's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CYL's short term assets (A$34.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$22.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: CYL's short term assets (A$34.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$4.7M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CYL has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if CYL's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CYL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (12749.2%).

Interest Coverage: CYL earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is Catalyst Metals'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 CYL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CYL'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 CYL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CYL'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 CYL 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


John McKinstry



Mr. John McKinstry, BE (Min), MAusIMM, MAICD, has been Chief Executive Officer of Catalyst Metals Limited since October 4, 2021. He was the Chief Executive Officer at CQT Holdings Pty Limited. Mr. McKinstr...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CYL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: CYL's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.2 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: CYL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Catalyst Metals Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Catalyst Metals Limited
  • Ticker: CYL
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Gold
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: AU$135.869m
  • Shares outstanding: 98.46m
  • Website:


  • Catalyst Metals Limited
  • Churchill Court
  • Unit 9
  • Subiaco
  • Western Australia
  • 6008
  • Australia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/13 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/12 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.