TSX:AZZ

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Azarga Uranium

Executive Summary

Azarga Uranium Corp. operates as an integrated uranium exploration and development company in the United States and the Kyrgyz Republic.

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Fundamentals

Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.

Risks

  • Azarga Uranium has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Azarga Uranium is covered by less than 3 analysts.

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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.5%

AZZ

1.1%

CA Oil and Gas

0.9%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-26.4%

AZZ

-11.4%

CA Oil and Gas

-0.2%

CA Market

AZZ underperformed the Oil and Gas industry which returned -10.7% over the past year.

AZZ underperformed the Market in Canada which returned -0.1% over the past year.


Share holder returns

AZZIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.5%1.1%0.9%
30 Day14.7%11.6%5.7%
90 Day-23.5%1.6%1.8%
1 Year-26.4%-26.4%-7.4%-11.4%3.3%-0.2%
3 Year-22.0%-22.0%-5.1%-14.8%19.2%8.5%
5 Yearn/a-24.1%-35.3%23.3%5.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

1 year ago | Simply Wall St

Who Are Azarga Uranium Corp's (TSE:AZZ) Major Shareholders?

Valuation

Is Azarga Uranium undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

0.69x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Azarga Uranium to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Azarga Uranium to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

Azarga Uranium is loss making, we can't compare its value to the CA Oil and Gas industry average.

Azarga Uranium is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Canada market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Azarga Uranium, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Azarga Uranium is good value based on assets compared to the CA Oil and Gas industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Azarga Uranium expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

30.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if Azarga Uranium is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

Azarga Uranium is not considered high growth as it is expected to be loss making for the next 1-3 years.

Unable to compare Azarga Uranium's revenue growth to the Canada market average as no estimate data is available.

Unable to compare Azarga Uranium's earnings growth to the Canada market average as it is expected to be loss making during the next 1-3 years.

Unable to compare Azarga Uranium's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as it is expected to be loss making during the next 1-3 years.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Azarga Uranium will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Azarga Uranium performed over the past 5 years?

-14.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Azarga Uranium does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Azarga Uranium's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Azarga Uranium's 1-year growth to the CA Oil and Gas industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Azarga Uranium has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Azarga Uranium has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the CA Oil and Gas industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Azarga Uranium improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Azarga Uranium's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Azarga Uranium is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Azarga Uranium's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Azarga Uranium has no debt.

Azarga Uranium has no debt compared to 5 years ago when it was 14.9%.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Azarga Uranium has no debt, it does not need to be 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.

Azarga Uranium has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.

Azarga Uranium has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 12.1% each year.


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Dividend

What is Azarga Uranium's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Azarga Uranium's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Azarga Uranium's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Azarga Uranium has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Azarga Uranium's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Azarga Uranium has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

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

1.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Blake Steele 0

1.8yrs

Tenure

US$493,384

Compensation

Mr. Blake Albert Steele served as the Chief Financial Officer at Azarga Uranium Corp. from October 28, 2014 to December 4, 2017 and has been its President since August 10, 2015 and served as its Corporate  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Blake's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Canada.

Blake's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.


Management Age and Tenure

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

The average tenure for the Azarga Uranium management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

1.7yrs

Average Tenure

61.5yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Azarga Uranium board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$7,20022 May 19
John Mays
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Shares30,000
Max PriceUS$0.24
SellUS$3,96023 Apr 19
John Mays
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Shares16,500
Max PriceUS$0.24
SellUS$1,75018 Apr 19
John Mays
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Shares7,000
Max PriceUS$0.25
SellUS$5,16130 Jan 19
John Mays
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Shares21,500
Max PriceUS$0.24
SellUS$2,367,45504 Dec 18
Platinum Management (NY) LLC
EntityCompany
Shares10,293,312
Max PriceUS$0.23

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Doris Meyer (67yo)

    Corporate Secretary

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
  • Dick Clement (74yo)

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$23.68k
  • John Mays

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 5.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$216.50k
  • Dan O'Brien

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$167.43k
  • Blake Steele

    President & CEO

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$493.38k

Board Members

  • Todd Hilditch (51yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$22.88k
  • Glenn Catchpole (75yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$31.52k
  • Delos Jamison (70yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$43.17k
  • Sandra MacKay (59yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$22.88k
  • Matt O'Kane (48yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 6yrs
    • Compensation: US$55.33k
  • Joseph L. Havlin (64yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$55.33k

Company Information

Azarga Uranium Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Azarga Uranium Corp.
  • Ticker: AZZ
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1984
  • Industry: Coal and Consumable Fuels
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: CA$36.066m
  • Shares outstanding: 184.96m
  • Website: https://www.azargauranium.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Azarga Uranium Corp.
  • 15782 Marine Drive
  • Unit 1
  • White Rock
  • British Columbia
  • V4B 1E6
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AZZTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesNew Common SharesCACADOct 2014
P8AADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesNew Common SharesDEEUROct 2014
AZZU.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesNew Common SharesUSUSDOct 2014

Biography

Azarga Uranium Corp. operates as an integrated uranium exploration and development company in the United States and the Kyrgyz Republic. The company owns interests in the Dewey Burdock project covering an  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/23 00:32
End of Day Share Price2019/09/20 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.