TSX:MAW

Stock Analysis Report

Mawson Resources

Executive Summary

Mawson Resources Limited, a resource company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and evaluation of precious metal interests in the Nordic countries.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Mawson Resources's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-27.9%

MAW

-6.0%

CA Metals and Mining

-6.2%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-4.3%

MAW

2.2%

CA Metals and Mining

-2.0%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: MAW underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 2.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MAW underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

MAWIndustryMarket
7 Day-27.9%-6.0%-6.2%
30 Day-17.0%-1.0%-5.0%
90 Day46.7%4.9%-2.8%
1 Year-4.3%-4.3%2.9%2.2%1.1%-2.0%
3 Year-47.0%-47.0%-2.8%-4.5%10.7%0.6%
5 Year12.8%12.8%25.0%21.4%27.6%8.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Mawson Resources's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Mawson Resources undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.1x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: MAW is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

How is Mawson Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

15.0%

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 Mawson Resources 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 Mawson Resources performed over the past 5 years?

-14.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MAW is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: MAW is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MAW is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -14.5% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: MAW is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (11.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: MAW has a negative Return on Equity (-8.98%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Mawson Resources's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MAW's short term assets (CA$7.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$543.5K).

Long Term Liabilities: MAW has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MAW is debt free.

Reducing Debt: MAW has not had any debt for past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: MAW has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if MAW's debt is covered by short term assets.


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: MAW has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: MAW has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -16.9% each year


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Dividend

What is Mawson Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%2.1%markettop25%5.9%industryaverage1.2%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MAW's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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

12.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michael Hudson (50yo)

CA$368,500

Compensation

Mr. Michael Robert Hudson, B.Sc.(Hons), GDipAppFin, FAusIMM, MSEG, MAIG is a Co-Founder of Mawson Resources Ltd. and has also been its Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director since March 30, 2004. M ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD275.78K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD157.16K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Michael's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Hudson
Chairman & CEO0yrsCA$368.50k1.3% CA$547.7k
Nicholas Cook
President3.3yrsCA$353.00k0.23% CA$95.1k
Nick DeMare
CFO & Director15.9yrsCA$143.00k0.29% CA$120.7k
Noora Ahola
Director of Environment & Director3.4yrsCA$273.10k0.15% CA$61.6k
Mariana Bermudez
Corporate Secretary15.9yrsno datano data
Nick Nicolaas
Investor Relation Consultant - Mining Interactive0yrsno datano data

12.2yrs

Average Tenure

50yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: MAW's management team is seasoned and experienced (12.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Hudson
Chairman & CEO0yrsCA$368.50k1.3% CA$547.7k
Nick DeMare
CFO & Director15.9yrsCA$143.00k0.29% CA$120.7k
Noora Ahola
Director of Environment & Director3.4yrsCA$273.10k0.15% CA$61.6k
David Henstridge
Independent Director15.9yrsCA$72.00k0.67% CA$282.5k
Mark Saxon
Independent Director14.9yrsCA$72.00k0.91% CA$384.8k
Colin Maclean
Independent Director8yrsCA$72.00k0.017% CA$7.1k
Georgina Carnegie
Member of Advisory Board0yrsno datano data
Philip Williams
Independent Director2.7yrsCA$84.00k0.27% CA$112.2k
Erkki Vanhanen
Member of Advisory Board1.4yrsno datano data

8.0yrs

Average Tenure

50yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: MAW's board of directors are considered experienced (8 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 6.7%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Mawson Resources Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Mawson Resources Limited
  • Ticker: MAW
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$42.255m
  • Shares outstanding: 192.07m
  • Website: https://www.mawsonresources.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Mawson Resources Limited
  • 1090 West Georgia Street
  • Suite 1305
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6E 3V7
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
MAWTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADOct 2004
MXRDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEUROct 2004
MWSN.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDOct 2004

Biography

Mawson Resources Limited, a resource company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and evaluation of precious metal interests in the Nordic countries. It explores for gold, uranium, cobalt, copper, lead, zinc, and silver ores. Its flagship project is the 100% owned Rompas-Rajapalot gold project that consists of 5 granted exploration permits and 10 exploration permit applications in Finland. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/28 00:31
End of Day Share Price2020/02/27 00:00
Earnings2019/11/30
Annual Earnings2019/05/31


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.