Verde Agritech Plc, an agri-tech company, explores for and develops mineral properties primarily in Brazil.
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Imperfect balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Verde Agritech's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NPK's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: NPK underperformed the Canadian Chemicals industry which returned -32.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NPK underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -14.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Verde Agritech's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Who Bought Verde Agritech (TSE:NPK) Shares A Year Ago Are Now Down 42%
2 months ago | Simply Wall StDoes Verde Agritech Plc (TSE:NPK) Have A High Beta?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StAre Insiders Buying Verde Agritech Plc (TSE:NPK) Stock?
Is Verde Agritech 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: NPK (CA$0.45) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CA$0.07)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NPK is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NPK is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Chemicals industry average.
PE vs Market: NPK 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 NPK's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NPK is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the CA Chemicals industry average (1x).
How is Verde Agritech forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 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 Verde Agritech 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of NPK’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- Verde Agritech competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has Verde Agritech performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NPK is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: NPK is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NPK is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -3.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare NPK's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: NPK is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (-63.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NPK has a negative Return on Equity (-4.93%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Verde Agritech's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NPK's short term assets (CA$2.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$1.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: NPK's short term assets (CA$2.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$3.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NPK's debt to equity ratio (3.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if NPK's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
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: NPK has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if NPK has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Verde Agritech's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NPK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NPK'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 NPK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NPK'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 NPK's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Cristiano Veloso (38yo)
Mr. Cristiano Botelho Veloso is the Founder of Verde Agritech Plc (formerly, Verde Potash Plc), serves as its Chief Executive Officer and President. Mr. Veloso founded Amazon Mining Limited in 2005 and has ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Cristiano's total compensation ($USD353.83K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD155.49K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Cristiano's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Founder||no data||CA$496.41k||15.33% CA$3.2m|
|Member of Technical Advisory Committee||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||12.92yrs||CA$42.02k||0.47% CA$99.3k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||3.25yrs||CA$20.40k||0.20% CA$41.8k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||10.92yrs||CA$43.02k||0.40% CA$84.5k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||6.33yrs||CA$11.00k||0.079% CA$16.6k|
|Member of Technical Advisory Committee||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.92yrs||CA$122.42k||0.21% CA$43.4k|
Experienced Board: NPK's board of directors are considered experienced (8.6 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.1%.
Verde Agritech Plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Verde Agritech Plc
- Ticker: NPK
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CA$21.118m
- Shares outstanding: 46.93m
- Website: https://www.verdeagritech.com
Number of Employees
- Verde Agritech Plc
- Av. Álvares Cabral 1777
- 2° andar
- Belo Horizonte
- Minas Gerais
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|NPK||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||CA||CAD||Nov 2007|
|AZA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Nov 2007|
|AMHP.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Nov 2007|
Verde Agritech Plc, an agri-tech company, explores for and develops mineral properties primarily in Brazil. The company produces Super Greensand, a fertilizer and a soil conditioner. It holds 100% interests in the Cerrado Verde project, which is the source of potassium silicate rock, a glauconitic siltstone material located in the western Alto Paranaiba region of Minas Gerais State, Brazil. The company was formerly known as Verde Potash PLC and changed its name to Verde Agritech Plc in June 2016. Verde Agritech Plc was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/05/24 04:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/22 00:00|
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