ASX:SYA

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Sayona Mining Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the identification, acquisition, evaluation, and exploration of mineral assets in Australia and Canada.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.

Risks

  • Sayona Mining has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Sayona Mining's last earnings update was 185 days ago.
  • Sayona Mining is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

How has Sayona Mining's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

11.1%

ASX:SYA

0.8%

AU Metals and Mining

0.5%

AU Market


1 Year Return

-68.8%

ASX:SYA

18.2%

AU Metals and Mining

6.3%

AU Market

SYA underperformed the Metals and Mining industry which returned 18.2% over the past year.

SYA underperformed the Market in Australia which returned 6.3% over the past year.


Share holder returns

SYAIndustryMarket
7 Day11.1%0.8%0.5%
30 Day11.1%1.8%4.5%
90 Day-9.1%-2.0%2.5%
1 Year-68.8%-68.8%26.4%18.2%12.4%6.3%
3 Year-59.3%-61.5%84.4%60.6%41.3%22.3%
5 Year89.4%66.7%54.1%18.9%47.8%14.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Sayona Mining's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Sayona Mining undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

0.8x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Sayona Mining to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Sayona Mining to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

Sayona Mining is loss making, we can't compare its value to the AU Metals and Mining industry average.

Sayona Mining is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Australia market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Sayona Mining, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Sayona Mining is good value based on assets compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Sayona Mining expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

3.3%

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 Sayona Mining 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.


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Past Performance

How has Sayona Mining performed over the past 5 years?

-36.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Sayona Mining does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Sayona Mining's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Sayona Mining's 1-year growth to the AU Metals and Mining industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Sayona Mining has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Sayona Mining has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Sayona Mining improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Sayona Mining's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Sayona Mining is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Sayona Mining has no long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Sayona Mining has no debt.

Sayona Mining has no debt compared to 5 years ago when it was 17.8%.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Sayona Mining has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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.

Sayona Mining has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.

Sayona Mining has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 28.6% each year.


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Dividend

What is Sayona Mining's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Sayona Mining's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Sayona Mining's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Sayona Mining has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Sayona Mining's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Sayona Mining has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Sayona Mining's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

9.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Brett Lynch 0

0.2yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Brett Lynch has been the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Sayona Mining Limited since July 1, 2019 and has been its Director since 2019. Mr. Lynch serves as Chief Executive Officer of V ...


Management Age and Tenure

9.4yrs

Average Tenure

The average tenure for the Sayona Mining management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

6.1yrs

Average Tenure

63.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Sayona Mining board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by Sayona Mining individual insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyAU$2,83526 Aug 19
Paul Crawford
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Company Secretary & Executive Director
Shares149,198
Max PriceAU$0.019

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Michael Whillier

    Group Financial Controller

    • Tenure: 12.6yrs
    • Compensation: AU$114.05k
  • Paul Crawford (61yo)

    Company Secretary & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 19.5yrs
    • Compensation: AU$135.00k
  • Mike Seed

    Group Exploration Manager

    • Tenure: 11.7yrs
    • Compensation: AU$116.98k
  • Simon Attwell

    Exploration Manager

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Brett Lynch

    MD, CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs

Board Members

  • Allan Buckler (72yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 6.1yrs
    • Compensation: AU$60.00k
  • Dan O'Neill (66yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 19.5yrs
    • Compensation: AU$135.00k
  • Paul Crawford (61yo)

    Company Secretary & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 19.5yrs
    • Compensation: AU$135.00k
  • James Brown (55yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 6.1yrs
    • Compensation: AU$60.00k
  • Brett Lynch

    MD, CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs

Company Information

Sayona Mining Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Sayona Mining Limited
  • Ticker: SYA
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AU$18.498m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.85b
  • Website: https://www.sayonamining.com.au

Location

  • Sayona Mining Limited
  • 283 Given Terrace
  • Suite 68
  • Paddington
  • Queensland
  • 4064
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SYAASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDMar 2004
DMNX.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDMar 2004
SYACHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDMar 2004
DMLDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURMar 2004

Biography

Sayona Mining Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the identification, acquisition, evaluation, and exploration of mineral assets in Australia and Canada. The company primarily explores for  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/15 10:31
End of Day Share Price2019/09/12 00:00
Earnings2018/12/31
Annual Earnings2018/06/30


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.