Capstone Mining Corp. engages in the exploration and production of base metals in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Chile. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Capstone Mining's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CS's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
CA Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
CA Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: CS exceeded the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 30.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CS exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 42.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Capstone Mining's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Capstone Mining undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CS (CA$4.82) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$59.42)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (120.5x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (18.2x).
PE vs Market: CS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (120.5x) compared to the Canadian market (16.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CS is good value based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (2.8x).
How is Capstone Mining forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CS's forecast earnings growth (30.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.5%).
Earnings vs Market: CS's earnings (30.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (20% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CS's revenue (18.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (6.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CS's revenue (18.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Capstone Mining performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CS has a large one-off gain of $5.0M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: CS's current net profit margins (2.8%) are higher than last year (2.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 57.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: CS's earnings growth over the past year (18%) is below its 5-year average (57.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CS earnings growth over the past year (18%) underperformed the Metals and Mining industry 74.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CS's Return on Equity (1.4%) is considered low.
How is Capstone Mining's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CS's short term assets ($157.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($93.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: CS's short term assets ($157.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($408.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CS's debt to equity ratio (20.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: CS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 33.9% to 20.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (80.2%).
Interest Coverage: CS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.4x coverage).
What is Capstone Mining current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Darren Pylot (52 yo)
Mr. Darren M. Pylot Founded Capstone Mining Corp. and has been its Chief Executive Officer since February 13, 1995 and serves as its President. Mr. Pylot served as the Chief Executive Officer and President...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Darren's total compensation ($USD2.97M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD2.16M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Darren's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: CS's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CS's board of directors are considered experienced (9.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CS insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.4%.
Capstone Mining Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Capstone Mining Corp.
- Ticker: CS
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 2009
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CA$1.855b
- Shares outstanding: 409.63m
- Website: https://www.capstonemining.com
Number of Employees
- Capstone Mining Corp.
- 510 West Georgia Street
- Suite 2100
- British Columbia
- V6B 0M3
Capstone Mining Corp. engages in the exploration and production of base metals in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Chile. The company explores for copper, molybdenum, silver, zinc, lead, iron, and go...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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