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Los CerrosASX:LCL Stock Report

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18 Oct, 2021


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

LCL Overview

Los Cerros Limited operates as a mineral exploration and mining company in South America.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Los Cerros
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.14
52 Week HighAU$0.093
52 Week LowAU$0.23
1 Month Change3.85%
3 Month Change-20.59%
1 Year Change-34.15%
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO68.75%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

LCLAU Metals and MiningAU Market

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

Return vs Market: LCL underperformed the Australian Market which returned 20.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is LCL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LCL volatility
LCL Beta0.69
Industry Beta0.97
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: LCL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LCL's weekly volatility has decreased from 16% to 9% over the past year.

About the Company

2006n/aJason Stirbinskis

Los Cerros Limited operates as a mineral exploration and mining company in South America. The company explores for gold, copper, and other base metals. It has a 100% interest in the Quinchia gold project covering an area of 10,542 hectares located in central west Colombia; and 90% interest in the Andes gold project covers an area of 80,617 hectares located on the Western Cordillera of the Andes Mountains.

Los Cerros Fundamentals Summary

How do Los Cerros's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LCL fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$85.84m
Earnings (TTM)-AU$4.16m
Revenue (TTM)AU$84.62k


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LCL income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$0
Gross ProfitAU$84.62k

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.0065
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin-4,913.53%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did LCL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is Los Cerros 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 LCL's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: LCL 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 LCL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LCL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.2x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.6x).

Future Growth

How is Los Cerros 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 Los Cerros 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 Los Cerros performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LCL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LCL is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LCL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 4.3% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: LCL 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: LCL has a negative Return on Equity (-15.71%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Los Cerros's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LCL's short term assets (A$5.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$718.6K).

Long Term Liabilities: LCL has no long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LCL is debt free.

Reducing Debt: LCL had no debt 5 years ago.

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: LCL has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: LCL has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 34.6% each year


What is Los Cerros's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LCL'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 LCL'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


Jason Stirbinskis (53 yo)





Mr. Jason Stirbinskis, MBA, B.Sc., Grad Dip Ed., AusIMM has been Managing Director and Director of Los Cerros Limited (formerly Metminco Limited) since August 16, 2019. He served as Managing Director of An...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jason's total compensation ($USD376.50K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD302.72K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jason's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LCL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: LCL 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 36.8%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Los Cerros Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Los Cerros Limited
  • Ticker: LCL
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AU$85.835m
  • Shares outstanding: 635.82m
  • Website:


  • Los Cerros Limited
  • 35 Outram Street
  • Level 3
  • 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 15:37
End of Day Share Price2021/10/18 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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.