CNSX:WUC

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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.

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Fundamentals

Flawless 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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-10.7%

WUC

0.6%

CA Oil and Gas

0.2%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-65.0%

WUC

-12.0%

CA Oil and Gas

1.2%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: WUC underperformed the Canadian Oil and Gas industry which returned -12% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WUC underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 1.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

WUCIndustryMarket
7 Day-10.7%0.6%0.2%
30 Day-12.8%-6.4%-2.5%
90 Day-25.0%-3.9%-1.5%
1 Year-65.0%-65.0%-8.1%-12.0%4.7%1.2%
3 Year-45.7%-45.7%-16.3%-24.9%14.0%3.8%
5 Yearn/a-21.8%-33.6%26.4%8.1%

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?

0.79x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

Significantly Undervalued: 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 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

Low 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 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the CA Oil and Gas industry average (0.6x).


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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?

-3.1%

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?

-2.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WUC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -2.5% 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 (62.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: WUC has a negative Return on Equity (-10.01%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets

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


Return on Capital Employed

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


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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 ($3.4M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($636.6K)

Long Term Liabilities: WUC's short term assets (3.4M) exceeds its long term liabilities (3.3M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: WUC is debt free.

Reducing Debt: WUC had no debt 5 years ago.


Balance Sheet

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

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if WUC'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: WUC has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: WUC has sufficient cash runway for 1.593323 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 3.9% each year.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%2.0%markettop25%5.9%industryaverage4.9%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WUC'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 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

What is the CEO of Western Uranium & Vanadium's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

George E. Glasier (75yo)

4.9yrs

Tenure

US$180,000

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 ($USD180.00K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD121.38K).

Compensation vs Earnings: George E.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: WUC's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

4.9yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: WUC's board of directors are considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • George E. Glasier (75yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 4.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$180.00k
  • Denis Frawley

    Corporate Secretary

    • Tenure: 3.7yrs
  • Rob Klein (53yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 3yrs
    • Compensation: US$287.21k
  • Mike Rutter

    Vice President of Operations

    • Tenure: 3yrs

Board Members

  • Andrew Wilder (48yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$302.14k
  • George E. Glasier (75yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 4.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$180.00k
  • Bryan Murphy

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs

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$22.563m
  • 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
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 Analysis2019/10/17 00:27
End of Day Share Price2019/10/16 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.