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Western Uranium & Vanadium

Executive Summary

Western Uranium & Vanadium Corp. engages in the acquisition and development of uranium and vanadium resource properties in the states of Utah and Colorado, the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Western Uranium & Vanadium's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: WUC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.2%

WUC

0.1%

CA Oil and Gas

-0.5%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-5.5%

WUC

-32.7%

CA Oil and Gas

-3.5%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: WUC exceeded the Canadian Oil and Gas industry which returned -34.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WUC underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -4.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

WUCIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.2%0.1%-0.5%
30 Day-18.8%-1.0%3.0%
90 Day-12.7%-10.5%2.4%
1 Year-5.5%-5.5%-29.0%-32.7%-0.06%-3.5%
3 Year-28.1%-28.1%-34.9%-42.9%7.1%-3.3%
5 Yearn/a-28.3%-40.9%36.8%15.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Western Uranium & Vanadium's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Western Uranium & Vanadium undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.82x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: WUC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Oil and Gas industry average.

PE vs Market: WUC 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 WUC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: WUC's PB Ratio (0.8x) is in line with the CA Oil and Gas industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Western Uranium & Vanadium forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

41.5%

Forecasted Energy 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 Western Uranium & Vanadium 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 Western Uranium & Vanadium performed over the past 5 years?

-7.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WUC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: WUC is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WUC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 7.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: WUC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-50.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: WUC has a negative Return on Equity (-15.24%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Western Uranium & Vanadium's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: WUC's short term assets ($1.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($863.4K).

Long Term Liabilities: WUC's short term assets ($1.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: WUC's debt to equity ratio (0.4%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: WUC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 29.8% to 0.4% over the 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: WUC has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: WUC has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 5.5% each year


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Dividend

What is Western Uranium & Vanadium current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WUC'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 WUC'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?

4.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

George E. Glasier (76 yo)

5.92yrs

Tenure

US$203,333

Compensation

Mr. George E. L. Glasier, J.D., has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Western Uranium & Vanadium Corp.(formerly known as Western Uranium Corporation) since November 20,2014. Mr. Glasier has ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: George E.'s total compensation ($USD203.33K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD171.76K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
George E. Glasier
President5.92yrsUS$203.33k15.9%
$ 3.3m
Robert Klein
Chief Financial Officer4yrsUS$150.00k0.066%
$ 13.8k
Michael Rutter
Vice President of Operations4yrsno datano data
Denis Frawley
Corporate Secretary4.67yrsno datano data

4.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: WUC's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
George E. Glasier
President5.92yrsUS$203.33k15.9%
$ 3.3m
Andrew Wilder
Independent Director5.92yrsUS$18.48kno data
Bryan Murphy
Independent Chairman of the Board2.42yrsUS$46.20kno data

5.9yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: WUC's board of directors are considered experienced (5.9 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

Western Uranium & Vanadium Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Western Uranium & Vanadium Corp.
  • Ticker: WUC
  • Exchange: CNSX
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Coal and Consumable Fuels
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: CA$20.758m
  • Shares outstanding: 30.08m
  • Website: https://www.western-uranium.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Western Uranium & Vanadium Corp.
  • 330 Bay Street
  • Suite 1400
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5H 2S8
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
WUCCNSX (Canadian National Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADApr 2015
WSTR.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDApr 2015
7WTDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURApr 2015

Biography

Western Uranium & Vanadium Corp. engages in the acquisition and development of uranium and vanadium resource properties in the states of Utah and Colorado, the United States. The company holds interests in ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/22 23:36
End of Day Share Price2020/10/22 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
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.