Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Orvana Minerals Corp., through its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, evaluation, development, and mining of mineral properties.

Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

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

Market Performance

7 Day Return




CA Metals and Mining


CA Market

1 Year Return




CA Metals and Mining


CA Market

Return vs Industry: ORV exceeded the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 6.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ORV exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 2.5% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day10.0%3.5%-1.5%
30 Day-12.0%5.0%-0.7%
90 Day69.2%14.3%1.8%
1 Year10.0%10.0%7.5%6.8%5.7%2.5%
3 Year7.3%7.3%2.8%1.0%16.8%6.2%
5 Year-40.5%-40.5%29.1%25.4%32.0%12.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News


Is Orvana Minerals 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 ORV's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ORV is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.6x).

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Future Growth

How is Orvana Minerals 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 Orvana 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.

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Past Performance

How has Orvana Minerals performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ORV is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ORV is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ORV is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 30.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: ORV is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (11.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: ORV has a negative Return on Equity (-9.96%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is Orvana Minerals's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ORV's short term assets ($30.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($43.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: ORV's short term assets ($30.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($33.1M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ORV's debt to equity ratio (24.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: ORV's debt to equity ratio has increased from 2% to 24.2% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

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

Debt Coverage by Assets: ORV's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.8x debt).

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: Whilst unprofitable ORV has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: ORV is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by -39% per year.

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

Dividend Yield vs Market


Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ORV'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 ORV'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 management tenure


Juan Gavidia 0





Mr. Juan Gavidia is the Chief Executive Officer of Orvana Minerals Corp. since May 2018. Mr. Gavidia joined Orvana as an Advisory Country Manager in February 2016 and was Vice President of Operations since ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Juan's total compensation ($USD862.41K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD154.48K).

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

Leadership Team

Juan Gavidia
Chief Executive Officer2.1yrsUS$1.14mno data
Nuria Martinez
Chief Financial Officer1.8yrsUS$578.49kno data
Fernando Aguilar
Vice President of Operations1yrsUS$283.13kno data
Binh Vu
VP of Legal Affairs2.2yrsUS$314.26kno data
Joanne Jobin
Investor Relations Officer0yrsno datano data


Average Tenure

Experienced Management: ORV's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Edmundo Guimaraes
Independent Director7yrsUS$114.00kno data
Gordon Pridham
Independent Chairman2yrsUS$232.50kno data
Alan Edwards
Independent Director3.8yrsUS$137.00kno data
Sara Magner
Director4.3yrsUS$93.00kno data
George Darling
Independent Director3yrsUS$107.50k0.031% $9.3k
Alfredo Gonzalez
Director2yrsUS$108.50kno data


Average Tenure

Experienced Board: ORV's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Orvana Minerals Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Orvana Minerals Corp.
  • Ticker: ORV
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Gold
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$30.057m
  • Shares outstanding: 136.62m
  • Website: https://www.orvana.com

Number of Employees


  • Orvana Minerals Corp.
  • 70 York Street
  • Suite 1710
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5J 1S9
  • Canada


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ORVTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADFeb 1992
O6MDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURFeb 1992
ORVM.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDFeb 1992


Orvana Minerals Corp., through its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, evaluation, development, and mining of mineral properties. It explores for gold, copper, silver, precious, and base metal deposits. The company holds interests in the Don Mario Mine, an open-pit mine located in the south-eastern Bolivia; and El Valle and Carlés mines located in the Rio Narcea Gold Belt in northern Spain. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Orvana Minerals Corp. is a subsidiary of Fabulosa Mines Limited. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/25 00:29
End of Day Share Price2020/02/24 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/09/30

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.