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Northern Dynasty Minerals

Market Cap

CA$279.4m

Last Updated

2021/07/28 02:11 UTC

Data Sources

Company Financials +

Executive Summary

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. engages in the exploration of mineral properties in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Northern Dynasty Minerals's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: NDM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: NDM's weekly volatility has decreased from 19% to 8% over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.4%

NDM

1.9%

CA Metals and Mining

1.2%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-73.8%

NDM

-10.3%

CA Metals and Mining

27.8%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: NDM underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned -10.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NDM underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 27.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

NDMIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.4%1.9%1.2%
30 Day-18.5%-1.9%-1.5%
90 Day-28.4%-4.3%2.1%
1 Year-73.8%-73.8%-9.2%-10.3%31.7%27.8%
3 Year-33.8%-33.8%54.6%50.9%29.5%17.0%
5 Year-32.1%-32.1%16.0%12.2%51.9%29.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Northern Dynasty Minerals's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Northern Dynasty Minerals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.65x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: NDM is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (2.5x).


Future Growth

How is Northern Dynasty Minerals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

9.1%

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 Northern Dynasty Minerals 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.


Past Performance

How has Northern Dynasty Minerals performed over the past 5 years?

-14.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NDM is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: NDM is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NDM is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 14.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: NDM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (214.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: NDM has a negative Return on Equity (-38.14%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Northern Dynasty Minerals's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NDM's short term assets (CA$38.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$8.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: NDM's short term assets (CA$38.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$580.0K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NDM is debt free.

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

Forecast Cash Runway: NDM has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 15.6% each year


Dividend

What is Northern Dynasty Minerals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NDM'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 NDM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Ron Thiessen (69 yo)

19.67yrs

Tenure

CA$2,498,000

Compensation

Mr. Ronald William Thiessen, also known as Ron, FCPA, C.P.A., F.C.A., has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. from November 2001. Mr. Thiessen has been a Direct...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Ron's total compensation ($USD1.99M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD542.67K).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: NDM's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: NDM's board of directors are considered experienced (5.7 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: NDM insiders have only sold shares 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 6.6%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.
  • Ticker: NDM
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1983
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$279.355m
  • Shares outstanding: 527.08m
  • Website: https://www.northerndynastyminerals.com

Location

  • Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.
  • 1040 West Georgia Street
  • 14th Floor
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6E 4H1
  • Canada

Listings


Biography

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. engages in the exploration of mineral properties in the United States. Its principal mineral property is the Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum project comprising 2,402 mineral cl...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/07/28 02:11
End of Day Share Price2021/07/27 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.