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.

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

12.5%

SYA

0.05%

AU Metals and Mining

2.5%

AU Market


1 Year Return

-67.9%

SYA

10.3%

AU Metals and Mining

11.1%

AU Market

Return vs Industry: SYA underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 10.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SYA underperformed the Australian Market which returned 11.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SYAIndustryMarket
7 Day12.5%0.05%2.5%
30 Day0%-5.6%0.7%
90 Day28.6%-8.9%1.4%
1 Year-67.9%-67.9%17.9%10.3%17.5%11.1%
3 Year-60.3%-62.5%62.5%43.1%37.8%19.4%
5 Year155.7%125.1%56.0%20.7%51.7%17.6%

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 compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.73x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Undervalued: Insufficient data to calculate SYA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Undervalued: Insufficient data to calculate SYA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: SYA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

Low PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SYA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SYA is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (1.6x).


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Future Growth

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

2.5%

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?

-30.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SYA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -30.1% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: SYA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (1.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SYA has a negative Return on Equity (-10.49%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: SYA is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: SYA is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is Sayona Mining's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SYA's short term assets (A$2.2M) exceeds its short term liabilities (A$984.8K)

Long Term Liabilities: SYA has no long term liabilities


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SYA is debt free.

Reducing Debt: SYA has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 8.4%.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: SYA has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if SYA's debt is 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.

Stable Cash Runway: SYA has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: SYA has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -15% each year


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%2.5%markettop25%5.6%industryaverage4.8%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SYA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SYA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SYA'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 SYA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.


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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?

9.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Brett Lynch 0

0.3yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Brett L. Lynch has been the Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Director at Sayona Mining Limited since July 1, 2019. Mr. Lynch serves as Chief Executive Officer of VLI Pty Limited (formerly ...


Management Age and Tenure

9.5yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: SYA's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.5 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

6.2yrs

Average Tenure

63.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SYA's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: SYA insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


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: 12.7yrs
    • Compensation: AU$114.05k
  • Paul Crawford (61yo)

    Company Secretary & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 19.6yrs
    • Compensation: AU$300.00k
  • Mike Seed

    Group Exploration Manager

    • Tenure: 11.8yrs
    • Compensation: AU$116.98k
  • Simon Attwell

    Exploration Manager

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Brett Lynch

    CEO, MD & Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs

Board Members

  • Allan Buckler (72yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 6.2yrs
    • Compensation: AU$75.00k
  • Dan O'Neill (66yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 19.6yrs
    • Compensation: AU$300.00k
  • Paul Crawford (61yo)

    Company Secretary & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 19.6yrs
    • Compensation: AU$300.00k
  • James Brown (55yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 6.2yrs
    • Compensation: AU$75.00k
  • Brett Lynch

    CEO, MD & Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs

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$16.648m
  • 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 Analysis2019/10/16 10:30
End of Day Share Price2019/10/16 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/06/30


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.