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Century Global Commodities

Executive Summary

Century Global Commodities Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, explores and develops mineral properties in Canada.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Century Global Commodities's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

CNT

-0.8%

CA Metals and Mining

0.2%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-41.2%

CNT

13.6%

CA Metals and Mining

2.4%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: CNT underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 13.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CNT underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 2.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CNTIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-0.8%0.2%
30 Day0%-8.4%-3.3%
90 Day-50.0%-7.6%-1.8%
1 Year-37.3%-41.2%14.5%13.6%6.0%2.4%
3 Year-57.4%-60.0%-10.6%-12.2%14.2%4.0%
5 Year-71.9%-73.7%16.7%12.9%27.2%8.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Century Global Commodities's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Century Global Commodities undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.37x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CNT is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.3x).


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Future Growth

How is Century Global Commodities forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

38.6%

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 Century Global Commodities 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 Century Global Commodities performed over the past 5 years?

19.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CNT is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 19.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: CNT 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: CNT has a negative Return on Equity (-21.33%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets

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


Return on Capital Employed

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


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Financial Health

How is Century Global Commodities's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CNT's short term assets (CA$20.2M) exceeds its short term liabilities (CA$2.4M)

Long Term Liabilities: CNT's short term assets (20.2M) exceeds its long term liabilities (205.4K)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CNT is debt free.

Reducing Debt: CNT has not had any debt for past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

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

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

Forecast Cash Runway: CNT has sufficient cash runway for 1.626180 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 9.8% each year.


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Dividend

What is Century Global Commodities's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%2.0%markettop25%6.0%industryaverage1.3%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CNT'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 CNT'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 Century Global Commodities's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Sandy C. Chim (63yo)

8.4yrs

Tenure

CA$370,000

Compensation

Mr. Sandy Chun-Kwan Chim, also known as Sandy, MBA, CPA, CA serves as Chief Executive Officer, President and Director at Century Metals Inc. since August 24, 2017 and also serves as its Chairman. He serves ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Sandy C.'s total compensation ($USD282.38K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD136.47K).

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


Management Age and Tenure

4.5yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: CNT's management team is considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

5.4yrs

Average Tenure

57.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CNT's board of directors are considered experienced (5.4 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyCA$8521 Feb 19
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BuyCA$4,76028 Dec 18
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Max PriceCA$0.17
BuyCA$17025 Dec 18
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Max PriceCA$0.17
BuyCA$1,02021 Dec 18
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Shares6,000
Max PriceCA$0.17
BuyCA$3,39410 Dec 18
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Shares20,000
Max PriceCA$0.17
BuyCA$3,20023 Nov 18
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Max PriceCA$0.16
BuyCA$4,83322 Nov 18
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Max PriceCA$0.14

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Stephen Wortley (60yo)

    Assistant Corporate Secretary

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Sandy C. Chim (63yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 8.4yrs
    • Compensation: CA$370.00k
  • Peter Jones (71yo)

    Chairman of the Advisory Committee

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: CA$141.55k
  • Denis Frawley

    Co-Secretary

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Ivan Wong (45yo)

    Senior VP of Corporate Finance & Project Development

    • Tenure: 6.2yrs
    • Compensation: CA$250.00k
  • Allan Gan

    Director of Exploration

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Alex Tsang (46yo)

    CFO & Co-Secretary

    • Tenure: 2.9yrs
    • Compensation: CA$192.17k

Board Members

  • Karen Lee (71yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.1yrs
    • Compensation: CA$35.20k
  • Sandy C. Chim (63yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 8.4yrs
    • Compensation: CA$370.00k
  • Howard Bernier

    Lead Director

    • Tenure: 5.8yrs
    • Compensation: CA$39.20k
  • Jiong Wang

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.1yrs
  • Gloria Wong (36yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.08yrs
  • Hua Bai (52yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.4yrs
  • Yiyan Chen

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Pengfeng Zhu

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs

Company Information

Century Global Commodities Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Century Global Commodities Corporation
  • Ticker: CNT
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Steel
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$9.850m
  • Shares outstanding: 98.50m
  • Website: https://www.centuryglobal.ca

Number of Employees


Location

  • Century Global Commodities Corporation
  • Houston Centre
  • Unit 905-6, 9th Floor
  • Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Kowloon
  • Hong Kong

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CNTTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADMay 2011
CEUM.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDMay 2011

Biography

Century Global Commodities Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, explores and develops mineral properties in Canada. It focuses on exploring iron ores, and precious and base metals. The company’s fl ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/22 00:54
End of Day Share Price2019/10/08 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/03/31


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.