TSX:MYA

Stock Analysis Report

Maya Gold and Silver

Executive Summary

Maya Gold and Silver Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, evaluation, and development of mining properties in Morocco.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with questionable track record.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.2%

MYA

9.6%

CA Metals and Mining

2.1%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-54.6%

MYA

-4.9%

CA Metals and Mining

-21.2%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: MYA underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned -7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MYA underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -22.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

MYAIndustryMarket
7 Day3.2%9.6%2.1%
30 Day-7.5%-7.0%-13.8%
90 Day-54.8%-7.1%-21.9%
1 Year-54.6%-54.6%-4.2%-4.9%-18.6%-21.2%
3 Year81.5%81.5%-16.3%-17.8%-11.0%-19.3%
5 Year16.7%16.7%14.8%11.6%1.6%-13.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Maya Gold and Silver undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

12.9%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: MYA (CA$0.99) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$1.13)

Significantly Below Fair Value: MYA is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: MYA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.3x) compared to the Metals and Mining industry average (13.3x).

PE vs Market: MYA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.3x) compared to the Canadian market (10.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate MYA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: MYA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.2x).


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Future Growth

How is Maya Gold and Silver forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

13.0%

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 Maya Gold and Silver 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 Maya Gold and Silver performed over the past 5 years?

46.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MYA has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: MYA became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MYA has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 46.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: MYA has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: MYA has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (16.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: MYA's Return on Equity (4.3%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Maya Gold and Silver's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MYA's short term assets ($20.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($4.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: MYA's short term assets ($20.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MYA's debt to equity ratio (0.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: MYA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 72.2% to 0.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: MYA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (1938%).

Interest Coverage: MYA earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Maya Gold and Silver's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

3.8yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Noureddine Mokaddem

2.83s

Tenure

US$1,008,506

Compensation

Mr. Noureddine Mokaddem serves as Chairman of the Board at Maya Gold and Silver Inc. since June 13, 2019. He was the President of Maya Gold & Silver Inc. from January 30, 2013 until June 13, 2019. He serve ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Noureddine's total compensation ($USD712.90K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD158.50K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Noureddine Mokaddem
Founder2.83yrsUS$1.01m14.16% $11.0m
Rene Branchaud
Corporate Secretary & Director12.17yrsUS$13.50k0.16% $123.7k
MacKenzie Watson
Member of the Advisory Board9.58yrsUS$7.62kno data
Robert Taub
Director3.42yrsUS$670.50k11.67% $9.1m
Raymond Wong
Independent Director12yrsUS$10.50k0.31% $239.3k
Elena Clarici
Independent Director1.83yrsUS$62.55kno data
Nikolaos Sofronis
Independent Director3.83yrsUS$11.50k2.71% $2.1m

3.8yrs

Average Tenure

72yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: MYA's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: MYA 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 18.4%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Maya Gold and Silver Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Maya Gold and Silver Inc.
  • Ticker: MYA
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 2007
  • Industry: Precious Metals and Minerals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$77.992m
  • Shares outstanding: 79.58m
  • Website: https://www.mayagoldsilver.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Maya Gold and Silver Inc.
  • 1250 René-Lévesque
  • Suite 2200
  • Montréal
  • Quebec
  • H3B 4W8
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
MYATSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADJul 2008
0HEDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJul 2008
MYAG.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJul 2008

Biography

Maya Gold and Silver Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, evaluation, and development of mining properties in Morocco. It explores for gold, silver, zinc, lead, tungsten, molybdenum, uranium, and copper deposits. The company’s flagship project is the Zgounder property located in the Proterozoic Siroua Massif of the Anti-Atlas Range, Morocco. Maya Gold and Silver Inc. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/08 05:53
End of Day Share Price2020/04/07 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.