Vital Metals Limited develops and explores for rare earths projects in Burkina Faso, Tanzania, Germany, and Canada.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.06|
|52 Week High||AU$0.022|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.09|
|1 Month Change||1.70%|
|3 Month Change||20.00%|
|1 Year Change||114.29%|
|3 Year Change||757.14%|
|5 Year Change||200.00%|
|Change since IPO||-68.42%|
Recent News & Updates
Companies Like Vital Metals (ASX:VML) Are In A Position To Invest In Growth
Just because a business does not make any money, does not mean that the stock will go down. By way of example, Vital...
|VML||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: VML exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 15.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VML exceeded the Australian Market which returned 24.4% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: VML is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: VML's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Vital Metals Limited develops and explores for rare earths projects in Burkina Faso, Tanzania, Germany, and Canada. It holds a 100% interest in the Nechalacho project located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The company also owns interests in the Wigu Hill project situated in Tanzania.
Vital Metals Fundamentals Summary
|VML fundamental statistics|
Is VML overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|VML income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$0|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.0011|
|Net Profit Margin||0.00%|
How did VML perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Vital Metals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate VML's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate VML's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VML is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: VML is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VML's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VML is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.6x).
How is Vital 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 Vital 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 Vital Metals performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VML is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: VML is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VML is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 12.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare VML's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: VML is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (35.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VML has a negative Return on Equity (-7.54%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Vital Metals's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VML's short term assets (A$36.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$2.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: VML's short term assets (A$36.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$98.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VML is debt free.
Reducing Debt: VML has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 61.7%.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: VML has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: VML has sufficient cash runway for 1.3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 32.2% each year.
What is Vital Metals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VML's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VML's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VML's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VML's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VML's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Geoff Atkins has been a Director since October 16, 2019 and Managing Director since October 22, 2019 of Vital Metals Limited. Mr. Atkins is a Civil Engineer with many years of project and corporate dev...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Geoff's total compensation ($USD202.40K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD554.70K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Geoff's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: VML's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: VML's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 58.5%.
Vital Metals Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Vital Metals Limited
- Ticker: VML
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2004
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$249.929m
- Shares outstanding: 4.17b
- Website: https://www.vitalmetals.com.au
- Vital Metals Limited
- 56 Pitt Street
- Level 5
- New South Wales
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/26 16:21|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/26 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.