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Executive Summary

Nighthawk Gold Corp. identifies, acquires, explores for, and evaluates gold properties in Canada. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: NHK is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: NHK's weekly volatility has decreased from 12% to 6% over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




CA Metals and Mining


CA Market

1 Year Return




CA Metals and Mining


CA Market

Return vs Industry: NHK underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 37.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NHK underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 2.6% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-6.2%-5.8%-0.5%
30 Day-9.0%-0.5%3.4%
90 Day-3.9%-5.7%12.3%
1 Year-48.3%-48.3%34.7%33.6%5.3%1.7%
3 Year-64.1%-64.1%36.2%33.4%13.0%2.3%
5 Year187.1%187.1%176.5%167.8%66.2%40.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: NHK is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (3x).

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Future Growth

How is Nighthawk Gold forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?


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 Nighthawk Gold 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 Nighthawk Gold performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NHK is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: NHK is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NHK is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 4.5% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: NHK is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (71.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: NHK has a negative Return on Equity (-3.61%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Nighthawk Gold's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NHK's short term assets (CA$13.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$2.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: NHK's short term assets (CA$13.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$16.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NHK is debt free.

Reducing Debt: NHK 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: NHK has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: NHK has sufficient cash runway for 1.1 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 22.1% each year.

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What is Nighthawk Gold current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

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


Average board tenure


Keyvan Salehi

no data


Mr. Keyvan Salehi, P.Eng., MBA, has been the President and Chief Executive Officer at Nighthawk Gold Corp. since January 1, 2021. Mr. Salehi served as a Vice President of Corporate Development and Technica...

Board Members

Michael Byron
Consultant & Director12.33yrsCA$622.10k0.41%
CA$ 255.5k
Ernest Eves
Independent Director7.5yrsCA$123.37k0.047%
CA$ 29.3k
Brian Howlett
Independent Director4.67yrsCA$121.37k0.77%
CA$ 479.5k
Daniel Noone
Independent Director0.33yrno data0.059%
CA$ 36.6k
Luc Lessard
Independent Director7.5yrsCA$119.37k0.29%
CA$ 181.3k
Morris Prychidny
Independent Chairman3.67yrsCA$150.61k0.90%
CA$ 559.4k
Eric Tremblay
Director0.33yrno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: NHK's board of directors are considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: NHK 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 14.3%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Nighthawk Gold Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Nighthawk Gold Corp.
  • Ticker: NHK
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Gold
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$62.283m
  • Shares outstanding: 51.05m
  • Website: https://www.nighthawkgold.com

Number of Employees


  • Nighthawk Gold Corp.
  • 141 Adelaide Street West
  • Suite 301
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5H 3L5
  • Canada


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
NHKTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADSep 2006
MIMZ.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDSep 2006
M2M2DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURSep 2006
NHKTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADSep 2006


Nighthawk Gold Corp. identifies, acquires, explores for, and evaluates gold properties in Canada. Its land position covers an area of 222,203 acres located to the north of Yellowknife, Northwest Territorie...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/16 00:05
End of Day Share Price2021/01/15 00:00
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.