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Century Global Commodities

Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

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

Stable Share Price: CNT's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.7%

CNT

2.8%

CA Metals and Mining

1.1%

CA Market


1 Year Return

80.0%

CNT

54.8%

CA Metals and Mining

-7.0%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: CNT exceeded the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 54.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CNT exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CNTIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.7%2.8%1.1%
30 Day56.5%2.0%-1.2%
90 Dayn/a28.4%6.8%
1 Year80.0%80.0%56.0%54.8%-3.7%-7.0%
3 Year-12.8%-18.2%65.4%62.1%10.3%-0.4%
5 Year-36.0%-40.0%186.4%177.8%43.7%21.6%

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?

0.72x

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 CA 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 (0.7x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (2.9x).


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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?

21.6%

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?

48.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CNT is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: CNT is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CNT is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 48.9% 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 (56.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CNT has a negative Return on Equity (-13.36%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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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$10.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$1.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: CNT's short term assets (CA$10.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$87.6K).


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


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 1.6 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 15.1% each year.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

5.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Sandy C. Chim (64 yo)

9.33yrs

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 ($USD281.01K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD178.54K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Sandy C. Chim
Chairman9.33yrsCA$370.00k18.3%
CA$ 3.2m
Yan Tsang
CFO & Co-Secretary3.83yrsCA$197.17kno data
Chun Wa Wong
Senior VP of Corporate Finance & Project Development7.08yrsCA$250.00kno data
Allan Gan
Director of Explorationno datano datano data
Denis S. Frawley
Co-Secretaryno datano datano data
Stephen Wortley
Assistant Corporate Secretaryno datano datano data
Peter Jones
Chairman of the Advisory Committee2.42yrsCA$141.55kno data

5.5yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: CNT's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Sandy C. Chim
Chairman9.33yrsCA$370.00k18.3%
CA$ 3.2m
Kit Ying Lee
Independent Director6yrsCA$35.20k0.010%
CA$ 1.8k
Howard Bernier
Independent Lead Director5.92yrsCA$39.20k0.010%
CA$ 1.8k
Jiong Hui Wang
Independent Director9yrsno datano data
Gloria Wong
Independent Director1yrCA$12.00kno data
Hua Bai
Director9.33yrsno data5.12%
CA$ 908.7k
Yiyan Chen
Director1.25yrsno datano data
Pengfeng Zhu
Director1.25yrsno datano data

6.0yrs

Average Tenure

58.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CNT's board of directors are considered experienced (6 years average tenure).


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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

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$17.731m
  • 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 for and develops mineral properties in Canada. It focuses on exploring iron ores, and precious and base metals. The company’ ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/18 05:48
End of Day Share Price2020/09/16 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.