Capstone Mining Corp. engages in the exploration and production of base metals in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Chile.
Reasonable growth potential and fair value.
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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
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 30.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CS exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -12.5% over the past year.
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$0.82) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$4.59)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: CS 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 CS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (2.2x).
How is Capstone Mining forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: CS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: CS's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CS's revenue (12.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (5.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CS's revenue (12.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (3.5%).
How has Capstone Mining performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CS is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 46.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (18.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CS has a negative Return on Equity (-2.72%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Capstone Mining's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CS's short term assets ($107.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($59.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: CS's short term assets ($107.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($402.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CS's debt to equity ratio (25.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: CS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 23.9% to 25.6% over the past 5 years.
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: Insufficient data to determine if CS has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if CS has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
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 (52yo)
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 ($USD2.12M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD722.36K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Darren's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CFO & Senior VP||1.5yrs||US$1.05m||0.042% $138.3k|
|Senior Vice President of Operations & Exploration||1.5yrs||US$1.07m||0.11% $373.8k|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Development||3.75yrs||US$925.42k||0.26% $871.4k|
|Senior VP of Legal||6.42yrs||no data||0.17% $564.6k|
|Manager of IR & Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Strategy & Capital Markets||0.83yr||no data||1% $3.3m|
|General Manager of Pinto Valley Mine||1.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Consultant||1.5yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CS's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Director||1.25yrs||US$153.33k||0.016% $52.7k|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||9.5yrs||US$285.00k||0.50% $1.7m|
|Independent Director||3.67yrs||US$179.67k||no data|
|Independent Director||11.17yrs||US$193.00k||0.025% $82.2k|
|Independent Director||9.08yrs||US$183.00k||0.019% $64.0k|
|Independent Director||0.42yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: CS's board of directors are considered experienced (9.1 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Capstone Mining Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Capstone Mining Corp.
- Ticker: CS
- Exchange: TSX
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CA$332.038m
- Shares outstanding: 400.05m
- Website: https://www.capstonemining.com
Number of Employees
- Capstone Mining Corp.
- 510 West Georgia Street
- Suite 2100
- British Columbia
- V6B 0M3
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CS||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||New Common Shares||CA||CAD||Jan 2008|
|OUW||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||New Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 2008|
|CSFF.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||New Common Shares||US||USD||Jan 2008|
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 gold deposits. It holds interests in the Pinto Valley, an open pit copper mine located in Arizona, the United States; and the Cozamin, an underground, copper-silver mine located in the state of Zacatecas, Mexico. The company also owns a 70% interest in copper-iron-gold Santo Domingo development project in Region III, Chile. The company is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/03 00:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/02 00:00|
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