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STM

Sunstone MetalsASX:STM Stock Report

Market Cap

AU$123.8m

7D

16.7%

1Y

211.1%

Updated

18 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
STM fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

STM Overview

Sunstone Metals Limited engages in the exploration, evaluation, and development of mineral properties.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Sunstone Metals
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.056
52 Week HighAU$0.012
52 Week LowAU$0.062
Beta1.19
1 Month Change154.55%
3 Month Change229.41%
1 Year Change211.11%
3 Year Change64.71%
5 Year Change124.00%
Change since IPO-97.46%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

STMAU Metals and MiningAU Market
7D16.7%4.3%0.9%
1Y211.1%12.2%20.2%

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.

Price Volatility

Is STM's price volatile compared to industry and market?
STM volatility
STM Beta1.19
Industry Beta0.97
Market Beta1

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

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2006n/aMalcolm Norrishttps://www.sunstonemetals.com.au

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

How do Sunstone Metals's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
STM fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$123.76m
Earnings (TTM)AU$3.23m
Revenue (TTM)n/a

38.4x

P/E Ratio

0x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
STM income statement (TTM)
RevenueAU$0
Cost of RevenueAU$0
Gross ProfitAU$0
Expenses-AU$3.23m
EarningsAU$3.23m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.0015
Gross Margin0.00%
Net Profit Margin0.00%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did STM perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Sunstone Metals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

38.36x

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).


Future Growth

How is Sunstone Metals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

-0.3%

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.


Past Performance

How has Sunstone Metals performed over the past 5 years?

5.9%

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.


Financial Health

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.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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.


Next Steps

Management

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

6.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Malcolm Norris (62 yo)

7.5yrs

Tenure

AU$455,878

Compensation

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.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: STM's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: STM's board of directors are considered experienced (7.5 years average tenure).


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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • 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

Location

  • Sunstone Metals Limited
  • 9 Gardner Close
  • Milton
  • Queensland
  • 4064
  • Australia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/18 15:27
End of Day Share Price2021/10/18 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
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.