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MMI

Metro Mining ASX:MMI Stock Report

Last Price

AU$0.022

Market Cap

AU$82.2m

7D

4.8%

1Y

37.5%

Updated

15 Aug, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
MMI fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth5/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health1/6
Dividends0/6

MMI Stock Overview

Metro Mining Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an exploration and mining company in Australia and China.

Metro Mining Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Metro Mining
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.022
52 Week HighAU$0.039
52 Week LowAU$0.014
Beta0.28
1 Month Change10.00%
3 Month Change4.76%
1 Year Change37.50%
3 Year Change-81.67%
5 Year Change-86.67%
Change since IPO-87.06%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 16
Is Metro Mining (ASX:MMI) Using Too Much Debt?

Is Metro Mining (ASX:MMI) Using Too Much Debt?

Howard Marks put it nicely when he said that, rather than worrying about share price volatility, 'The possibility of...

Shareholder Returns

MMIAU Metals and MiningAU Market
7D4.8%3.1%0.7%
1Y37.5%-14.4%-8.5%

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

Return vs Market: MMI exceeded the Australian Market which returned -8.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is MMI's price volatile compared to industry and market?
MMI volatility
MMI Average Weekly Movement19.2%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement12.4%
Market Average Movement10.6%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market18.1%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market4.6%

Stable Share Price: MMI is more volatile than 90% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 19% a week.

Volatility Over Time: MMI's weekly volatility (19%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Australian stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2006n/aSimon Wensleyhttps://www.metromining.com.au

Metro Mining Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an exploration and mining company in Australia and China. The company explores for coal and bauxite ores. Its flagship project is the Bauxite Hills Mine property covering an area of approximately 1,900 square kilometers located to the north of Weipa on Western Cape York.

Metro Mining Fundamentals Summary

How do Metro Mining's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
MMI fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$82.19m
Earnings (TTM)-AU$105.50m
Revenue (TTM)AU$160.14m

0.5x

P/S Ratio

-0.8x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
MMI income statement (TTM)
RevenueAU$160.14m
Cost of RevenueAU$188.25m
Gross Profit-AU$28.11m
Other ExpensesAU$77.39m
Earnings-AU$105.50m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.028
Gross Margin-17.56%
Net Profit Margin-65.88%
Debt/Equity Ratio85.2%

How did MMI perform over the long term?

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

Valuation

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

Valuation Score

4/6

Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales 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 MMI?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

MMI 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/Revenue0.8x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA-4.2x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does MMI's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

MMI PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for MMI vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average2.7x
CAA Capral
0.3xn/aAU$148.4m
MLG MLG Oz
0.3x8.2%AU$80.8m
WMC Wiluna Mining
0.7x47.0%AU$74.2m
TI1 Tombador Iron
9.5xn/aAU$59.8m
MMI Metro Mining
0.5x11.9%AU$82.2m

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: MMI is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the peer average (2.7x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

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

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: MMI is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (46.3x)


Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

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

MMI PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.5x
Fair PS Ratio0.5x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: MMI is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: MMI (A$0.02) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$1.37)

Significantly Below Fair Value: MMI 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: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but there are not enough analysts covering the stock to determine statistical confidence in agreement.


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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score

5/6

Future Growth Score 5/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


74.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

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

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

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

Revenue vs Market: MMI's revenue (11.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (5.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: MMI's revenue (11.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: MMI's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (54.2%).


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Past Performance

How has Metro Mining performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

0/6

Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-62.2%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MMI is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: MMI is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MMI is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 62.2% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: MMI 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: MMI has a negative Return on Equity (-251.23%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Metro Mining's financial position?

Financial Health Score

1/6

Financial Health Score 1/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MMI's short term assets (A$40.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$46.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: MMI's short term assets (A$40.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$63.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MMI's net debt to equity ratio (52.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: MMI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 147.6% to 85.2% over the 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: MMI has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if MMI has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

What is Metro Mining current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


22.73%

Forecast Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MMI'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 MMI has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

0.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Simon Wensley

1.08yrs

Tenure

AU$549,184

Compensation

Mr. Simon Wensley has been Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Metro Mining Limited since July 05, 2021. He serves as Director at Metro Mining Limited since May 25, 2021. He served as Chief Co...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Simon's total compensation ($USD390.07K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD285.38K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Simon's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: MMI's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: MMI's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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 substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 52.6%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Metro Mining Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Metro Mining Limited
  • Ticker: MMI
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Aluminum
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: AU$82.191m
  • Shares outstanding: 3.74b
  • Website: https://www.metromining.com.au

Location

  • Metro Mining Limited
  • 247 Adelaide Street
  • Level 2
  • Brisbane
  • Queensland
  • 4000
  • Australia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/15 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/15 00:00
Earnings2021/12/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.