CNSX:LION

Stock Analysis Report

Global Li-Ion Graphite

Executive Summary

Global Li-Ion Graphite Corp. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of graphite properties in Canada.

Risk Analysis

Earnings have declined by -46% per year over past 5 years

Has less than 1 year of cash runway

Does not have a meaningful market cap (CA$4M)

Currently unprofitable and not forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years

+ 1 more risk


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Global Li-Ion Graphite's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

18.8%

LION

4.6%

CA Metals and Mining

0.2%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-50.0%

LION

4.5%

CA Metals and Mining

4.9%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: LION underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 4.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LION underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 4.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

LIONIndustryMarket
7 Day18.8%4.6%0.2%
30 Day18.8%3.7%0.4%
90 Dayn/a10.7%3.7%
1 Year-50.0%-50.0%5.1%4.5%8.2%4.9%
3 Yearn/a-5.4%-7.0%15.9%5.5%
5 Yearn/a26.4%22.6%33.8%14.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Global Li-Ion Graphite's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Global Li-Ion Graphite undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.23x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LION is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

How is Global Li-Ion Graphite forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

15.8%

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 Global Li-Ion Graphite 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 Global Li-Ion Graphite performed over the past 5 years?

-46.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LION is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LION is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LION is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -46% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: LION is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (10.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LION has a negative Return on Equity (-60.36%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Global Li-Ion Graphite's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LION's short term assets (CA$242.5K) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$342.1K).

Long Term Liabilities: LION has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LION's debt to equity ratio (0.5%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if LION's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

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

Debt Coverage by Assets: LION's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 12.5x debt).


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: LION has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: LION has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -38.6% each year


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Dividend

What is Global Li-Ion Graphite's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.9%markettop25%5.3%industryaverage1.1%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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

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

2.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

John Roozendaal (49yo)

2.3yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. John Arthur Roozendaal, B.Sc. (Geology), is President and Chief Executive Officer at Global Li-Ion Graphite Corp. since November 9, 2017. He serves as an Interim Chief Executive Officer of VMS Ventures ...


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
John Roozendaal
CEO, President & Director2.3yrsno data2.16% CA$97.0k
Geoffrey Watson
CFO, Secretary & Director8yrsCA$74.21k0.48% CA$21.4k
Michael Muzylowski
Member of Advisory Board2.1yrsno datano data
Glen MacDonald
Independent Director5.3yrsno data0.70% CA$31.4k
Jason Walsh
Independent Chairman2.3yrsCA$45.00kno data
Samuel Malin
Director1yrsno datano data
Jin Song
Member of Advisory Board2.1yrsno datano data

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: LION's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 19%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Global Li-Ion Graphite Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Global Li-Ion Graphite Corp.
  • Ticker: LION
  • Exchange: CNSX
  • Founded: 2014
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$4.497m
  • Shares outstanding: 47.33m
  • Website: https://www.globalli-iongraphite.com

Location

  • Global Li-Ion Graphite Corp.
  • 510 Burrard Street
  • Suite 908
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6C 3A8
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LIONCNSX (Canadian National Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADJul 2017
GBBG.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJul 2017
0TDDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJul 2017

Biography

Global Li-Ion Graphite Corp. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of graphite properties in Canada. It holds an option agreement to acquire an interest in the Madagascar Graphite property that consists of 4,375 hectares licenses located in Madagascar; and Neuron Graphite project located in Manitoba. The company was formerly known as Thelon Diamonds Ltd. and changed its name to Global Li-Ion Graphite Corp. in July 2017. Global Li-Ion Graphite Corp. was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Vancouver, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/19 01:59
End of Day Share Price2020/02/18 00:00
Earnings2019/11/30
Annual Earnings2019/08/31


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.