KL Stock Overview
Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. engages in the acquisition, production, and operation of gold properties.
Kirkland Lake Gold Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$50.72|
|52 Week High||CA$58.43|
|52 Week Low||CA$40.07|
|1 Month Change||-1.23%|
|3 Month Change||-9.91%|
|1 Year Change||1.34%|
|3 Year Change||45.16%|
|5 Year Change||489.08%|
|Change since IPO||520.81%|
Recent News & Updates
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|KL||CA Metals and Mining||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: KL matched the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 0.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KL underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 19.1% over the past year.
|KL Average Weekly Movement||3.8%|
|Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement||10.5%|
|Market Average Movement||9.7%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||17.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||3.7%|
Stable Share Price: KL is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: KL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. engages in the acquisition, production, and operation of gold properties. The company holds interest in the Fosterville Mine located in the State of Victoria, Australia; and the Macassa Mine situated in the Municipality of Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada, as well as the Detour Lake Mine located in northeastern Ontario, Canada. It has a strategic alliance agreement with Newmont Corporation.
Kirkland Lake Gold Fundamentals Summary
|KL fundamental statistics|
Is KL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|KL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$732.01m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||3.39|
|Net Profit Margin||34.70%|
How did KL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is Kirkland Lake Gold 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: KL (CA$50.72) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$60.96)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KL is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (11.9x) compared to the Canadian Metals and Mining industry average (10.2x).
PE vs Market: KL is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.9x) compared to the Canadian market (13.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: KL's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KL is good value based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (2.5x).
How is Kirkland Lake Gold forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-7.7% per year).
Earnings vs Market: KL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-7.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: KL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: KL's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-1.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KL's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.6% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: KL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.2%).
How has Kirkland Lake Gold performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: KL's current net profit margins (34.7%) are higher than last year (33.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KL's earnings have grown significantly by 45.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: KL's earnings growth over the past year (23.3%) is below its 5-year average (45.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: KL earnings growth over the past year (23.3%) underperformed the Metals and Mining industry 93.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: KL's Return on Equity (16.7%) is considered low.
How is Kirkland Lake Gold's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KL's short term assets ($1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($359.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: KL's short term assets ($1.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KL is debt free.
Reducing Debt: KL has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 11.3%.
Debt Coverage: KL has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: KL has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Kirkland Lake Gold current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: KL's dividend (1.86%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.57%).
High Dividend: KL's dividend (1.86%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (4.54%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, KL has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: KL's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 5 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (22.5%), KL's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: KL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (27.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tony Makuch (63 yo)
Mr. Anthony Paul Makuch, also known as Tony, B.Sc., M.Sc., M.B.A., P.Eng., has been Member of Advisory Board at Galantas Gold Corporation since June 2021. He has been the Chief Executive Officer, President...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tony's total compensation ($USD5.46M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD5.90M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tony's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: KL's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: KL's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 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.
Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd.
- Ticker: KL
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: CA$13.375b
- Shares outstanding: 263.70m
- Website: https://www.klgold.com
Number of Employees
- Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd.
- Royal Bank Plaza
- Suite 2800
- M5J 2J1
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/16 23:15|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/14 00:00|
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