Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Debut Diamonds Inc. does not have significant operations.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Debut Diamonds's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: DDI has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




CA Metals and Mining


CA Market

1 Year Return




CA Metals and Mining


CA Market

Return vs Industry: DDI exceeded the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 4.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DDI exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 4.6% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Dayn/a4.7%0.2%
30 Day15.4%5.2%0.5%
90 Day-10.0%13.4%4.0%
1 Year80.0%80.0%5.5%4.8%7.9%4.6%
3 Year-10.0%-10.0%-2.8%-4.4%17.8%7.2%
5 Yearn/a25.5%21.8%33.7%14.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is Debut Diamonds 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 DDI's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: DDI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Metals and Mining industry average.

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: DDI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (8x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.6x).

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Future Growth

How is Debut Diamonds 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 Debut Diamonds 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 Debut Diamonds performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DDI is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: DDI is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DDI is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 61.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: DDI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (11.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: DDI has a negative Return on Equity (-16.46%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is Debut Diamonds's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DDI's short term assets (CA$516.4K) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$30.4K).

Long Term Liabilities: DDI has no long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DDI is debt free.

Reducing Debt: DDI currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: DDI has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if DDI'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: DDI has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: DDI has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 31.2% each year

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What is Debut Diamonds's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DDI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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

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


Average board tenure


Mike Lerner 0



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Board Members

Michael Lerner
CEO & Director0.2yrsno datano data
James Wilson
Independent Director1.3yrsno data22.85% CA$893.1k
Emily Lerner
Director0.2yrsno datano data


Average Tenure

Experienced Board: DDI's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.2 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 90.9%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Debut Diamonds Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Debut Diamonds Inc.
  • Ticker: DDI
  • Exchange: CNSX
  • Founded: 2007
  • Industry: Precious Metals and Minerals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$3.908m
  • Shares outstanding: 26.06m
  • Website:


  • Debut Diamonds Inc.
  • 141 Adelaide Street West
  • Suite 420
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5H 3L5
  • Canada


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
DDICNSX (Canadian National Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockCACADMar 2012


Debut Diamonds Inc. does not have significant operations. Previously, the company was engaged in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties. The company was formerly known as Debuts Diamonds Inc. and changed its name to Debut Diamonds Inc. in June 2011. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/22 02:09
End of Day Share Price2020/02/21 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/04/30

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.