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Gold Standard Ventures

Executive Summary

Gold Standard Ventures Corp., an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition and exploration of gold-bearing mineral resource properties in Nevada.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Gold Standard Ventures's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.9%

GSV

-0.3%

CA Metals and Mining

0.2%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-20.0%

GSV

54.5%

CA Metals and Mining

-6.3%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: GSV underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 54.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GSV underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -6.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GSVIndustryMarket
7 Day0.9%-0.3%0.2%
30 Day-7.7%15.6%4.5%
90 Day18.7%22.2%9.5%
1 Year-20.0%-20.0%55.7%54.5%-3.0%-6.3%
3 Year-49.3%-49.3%64.1%60.8%8.5%-2.0%
5 Year116.0%116.0%159.3%151.7%29.5%9.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Gold Standard Ventures's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

Is Gold Standard Ventures undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.32x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GSV is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (2.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Gold Standard Ventures forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

23.9%

Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if GSV's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.7%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if GSV's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if GSV's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if GSV's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if GSV's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Gold Standard Ventures performed over the past 5 years?

-3.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GSV is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: GSV is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GSV is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 3.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: GSV 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: GSV has a negative Return on Equity (-3.93%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Gold Standard Ventures's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GSV's short term assets (CA$5.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$2.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: GSV's short term assets (CA$5.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$1.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GSV is debt free.

Reducing Debt: GSV had no debt 5 years ago.


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: GSV has sufficient cash runway for 2 months based on last reported free cash flow, but has since raised additional capital.

Forecast Cash Runway: GSV is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 0 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.


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Dividend

What is Gold Standard Ventures's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

3.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jon Awde (43 yo)

10.08yrs

Tenure

CA$923,612

Compensation

Mr. Jonathan T. Awde, also known as Jon, B.Comm., has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Gold Standard Ventures Corp since July 13, 2010. Mr. Awde is a Co-Founder of Gold Standard Ventures C ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jon's total compensation ($USD689.61K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD675.91K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jonathan Awde
Co-Founder10.08yrsCA$923.61k1.24%
CA$ 3.9m
Michael Waldkirch
Chief Financial Officer10.08yrsCA$582.18k0.42%
CA$ 1.3m
Donald Harris
GM & Operations Manager1.5yrsCA$504.36k0.00063%
CA$ 2.0k
Glenn Kumoi
VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary3.17yrsCA$446.49k0.017%
CA$ 52.3k
James Wright
Senior Geophysical Consultantno datano datano data
Gary Simmons
Senior Metallurgical Consultant3.92yrsno datano data

3.9yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: GSV's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jonathan Awde
Co-Founder10.08yrsCA$923.61k1.24%
CA$ 3.9m
Ronald Clayton
Independent Director2.58yrsCA$162.84k0.021%
CA$ 64.8k
Jonathan Rubenstein
Member of the Advisory Board9.42yrsno datano data
James Anthony
Member of the Advisory Board9.42yrsno datano data
Donald McLeod
Lead Independent Director3.75yrsCA$186.22k0.054%
CA$ 170.6k
Alexander Morrison
Independent Director2.92yrsCA$162.84k0.010%
CA$ 32.4k
William Threlkeld
Independent Director9.42yrsCA$162.84k0.058%
CA$ 180.3k
Robert McLeod
Independent Director9.17yrsCA$156.84k0.065%
CA$ 203.6k
Zara Boldt
Independent Director2.92yrsCA$162.84k0.018%
CA$ 56.2k
Ivan Bebek
Member of Advisory Boardno datano datano data
James Ronald Strauss
Independent Director7.92yrsCA$156.84k0.058%
CA$ 182.9k

8.5yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: GSV's board of directors are considered experienced (8.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: GSV 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 2.6%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Gold Standard Ventures Corp's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Gold Standard Ventures Corp
  • Ticker: GSV
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Gold
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$313.595m
  • Shares outstanding: 290.37m
  • Website: https://www.goldstandardv.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Gold Standard Ventures Corp
  • 815 West Hastings Street
  • Suite 610
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6C 1B4
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GSVAMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJul 2010
GSVTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADJul 2010
6AZDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJul 2010
0QZELSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGBCADJul 2010

Biography

Gold Standard Ventures Corp., an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition and exploration of gold-bearing mineral resource properties in Nevada. Its flagship property is the Railroad-Pinion pr ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/02 23:46
End of Day Share Price2020/07/31 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.