TSX:AXU

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Executive Summary

Alexco Resource Corp. engages in the mineral exploration, and mine development and operational activities primarily in Yukon Territory, Canada. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Alexco Resource's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AXU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AXU's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.4%

AXU

-1.8%

CA Commercial Services

0.8%

CA Market


1 Year Return

23.4%

AXU

21.9%

CA Commercial Services

2.0%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: AXU exceeded the Canadian Commercial Services industry which returned 20.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AXU exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 1.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AXUIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.4%-1.8%0.8%
30 Day-4.3%22.0%10.5%
90 Day-15.6%23.3%9.7%
1 Year23.4%23.4%23.5%21.9%5.7%2.0%
3 Year86.9%86.9%57.3%47.8%13.9%2.9%
5 Year605.6%605.6%124.9%103.4%58.5%34.3%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Alexco Resource undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

2.71x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AXU's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AXU's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AXU is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Commercial Services industry average.

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


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AXU is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the CA Commercial Services industry average (2.1x).


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Future Growth

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

61.7%

Forecasted Commercial Services 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 Alexco Resource 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 Alexco Resource performed over the past 5 years?

-4.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AXU is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AXU is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AXU is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 4.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AXU is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (21.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AXU has a negative Return on Equity (-18.59%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Alexco Resource's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AXU's short term assets (CA$48.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$11.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: AXU's short term assets (CA$48.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$13.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AXU is debt free.

Reducing Debt: AXU has not had any debt for past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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: AXU has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: AXU has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 20.9% each year


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Dividend

What is Alexco Resource current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AXU'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 AXU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


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Management

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

8.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Clynt Nauman (71 yo)

16yrs

Tenure

CA$1,381,192

Compensation

Mr. Clynton R. Nauman, also known as Clynt, BSc (Hons) has been the Chief Executive Officer of Alexco Resource Corporation since December 3, 2004 and served as its President since December 3, 2004 until Ap...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Clynt's total compensation ($USD1.79M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD857.81K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Clynt's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Clynton Nauman
Chairman & CEO16yrsCA$1.38m1.71%
CA$ 7.4m
Bradley Thrall
President16yrsCA$1.01m0.53%
CA$ 2.3m
Michael Clark
CFO, Corporate Secretary & Company Ethics Officer6yrsCA$961.24k0.082%
CA$ 355.4k
Alan McOnie
Vice President of Exploration10yrsCA$431.92k0.036%
CA$ 156.4k
Wayne Zigarlick
VP of Operations & GM of Keno Hill1yrno datano data
Linda Broughton
Vice President of Technical Servicesno datano datano data
Kettina Cordero
Director of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Paul Jones
Senior Vice President of Corporate Development0.25yrno datano data
Melanie Roberts
Director of Technical Servicesno datano datano data

8.0yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: AXU's management team is seasoned and experienced (8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Clynton Nauman
Chairman & CEO16yrsCA$1.38m1.71%
CA$ 7.4m
Terry Krepiakevich
Independent Director11.42yrsCA$331.50k0.13%
CA$ 548.2k
Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse
Independent Director15.92yrsCA$324.00k0.095%
CA$ 411.8k
Elaine Sanders
Independent Director4.5yrsCA$327.75k0.083%
CA$ 360.7k
Richard Zimmer
Independent Lead Director3.67yrsCA$325.88k0.12%
CA$ 499.7k
Karen McMaster
Independent Director2.67yrsCA$327.75k0.017%
CA$ 74.5k

4.1yrs

Average Tenure

65.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AXU's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: AXU insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 15.5%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Alexco Resource Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Alexco Resource Corp.
  • Ticker: AXU
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: CA$434.478m
  • Shares outstanding: 137.06m
  • Website: https://www.alexcoresource.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Alexco Resource Corp.
  • Two Bentall Centre
  • Suite 1225
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V7X 1M9
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AXUTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADJan 2006
J6WDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJan 2006
AXUAMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJan 2006
0UH1LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGBCADJan 2006

Biography

Alexco Resource Corp. engages in the mineral exploration, and mine development and operational activities primarily in Yukon Territory, Canada. The company explores for silver, lead, zinc, and gold deposit...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/12/04 23:57
End of Day Share Price2020/12/04 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.