Sunstone Metals Limited engages in the exploration, evaluation, and development of mineral properties.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.056|
|52 Week High||AU$0.012|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.062|
|1 Month Change||154.55%|
|3 Month Change||229.41%|
|1 Year Change||211.11%|
|3 Year Change||64.71%|
|5 Year Change||124.00%|
|Change since IPO||-97.46%|
Recent News & Updates
|STM||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: STM exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 12.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STM exceeded the Australian Market which returned 20.2% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: STM is more volatile than 90% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 27% a week.
Volatility Over Time: STM's weekly volatility has increased from 19% to 27% over the past year.
About the Company
Sunstone Metals Limited engages in the exploration, evaluation, and development of mineral properties. It primarily explores for gold and copper deposits. It holds interests in the Bramaderos gold-copper porphyry concession covering 4,959 hectares located in Loja Province, southern Ecuador; and the El Palmar copper-gold porphyry project comprising 790 hectares situated in the Imbabura Province, northern Ecuador.
Sunstone Metals Fundamentals Summary
|STM fundamental statistics|
Is STM overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|STM income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$0|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.0015|
|Net Profit Margin||0.00%|
How did STM perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Sunstone Metals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate STM's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate STM's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: STM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (38.4x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (15x).
PE vs Market: STM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (38.4x) compared to the Australian market (19.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate STM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: STM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.9x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.6x).
How is Sunstone Metals 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 Sunstone 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.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Sunstone Metals performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: STM has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: Insufficient data to determine if STM's profit margins have improved over the past year.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: STM has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 5.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: STM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: STM had negative earnings growth (-29.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Metals and Mining industry average (35.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: STM's Return on Equity (7.4%) is considered low.
How is Sunstone Metals's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STM's short term assets (A$12.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$515.2K).
Long Term Liabilities: STM's short term assets (A$12.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$281.3K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STM is debt free.
Reducing Debt: STM has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: STM has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: STM has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Sunstone Metals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate STM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate STM's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if STM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if STM's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of STM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Malcolm Norris (62 yo)
Mr. Malcolm S. Norris, B.Sc (Hons), M.Sc Grad Dip App Fin, MAICD, FAusIMM, A Fin, has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Sunstone Metals Ltd. since April 1, 2014. He is a geologist w...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Malcolm's total compensation ($USD338.36K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD302.72K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Malcolm's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: STM's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: STM's board of directors are considered experienced (7.5 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Sunstone Metals Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sunstone Metals Limited
- Ticker: STM
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$123.759m
- Shares outstanding: 2.21b
- Website: https://www.sunstonemetals.com.au
- Sunstone Metals Limited
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/18 15:27|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/18 00:00|
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.