Sierra Metals Inc. focuses on the production, exploration, and development of precious and base metals in Peru and Mexico. More Details
Good value with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Sierra Metals's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SMT's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
CA Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
CA Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: SMT exceeded the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 54.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SMT exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -4.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sierra Metals's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
7 months ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought Sierra Metals (TSE:SMT) Stock Three Years Ago, You'd Be Sitting On A 51% Loss, Today
9 months ago | Simply Wall StSierra Metals (TSE:SMT) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet
10 months ago | Simply Wall StDo Institutions Own Sierra Metals Inc. (TSE:SMT) Shares?
Is Sierra Metals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SMT (CA$2.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$44.05)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SMT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SMT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (75.4x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (23.8x).
PE vs Market: SMT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (75.4x) compared to the Canadian market (16.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SMT is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SMT is good value based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (2.8x).
How is Sierra Metals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SMT's forecast earnings growth (124.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: SMT's earnings (124.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (21.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SMT's revenue (15.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SMT's revenue (15.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if SMT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Sierra Metals performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SMT has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SMT became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SMT has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 51.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SMT has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SMT has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (78.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SMT's Return on Equity (3.7%) is considered low.
How is Sierra Metals's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SMT's short term assets ($90.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($40.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: SMT's short term assets ($90.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($142.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SMT's debt to equity ratio (47.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SMT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 33.9% to 47.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SMT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (47.8%).
Interest Coverage: SMT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.9x coverage).
What is Sierra Metals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SMT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SMT'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 SMT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SMT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SMT is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SMT'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 management tenure
Luis Marchese Montenegro (53 yo)
Mr. Luis Carlos Marchese Montenegro has been President & Chief Executive Officer at Sierra Metals Inc. since June 1, 2020. He serves as Managing Director and Director of Compania Minera San Ignacio de Moro ...
|Chief Financial Officer||5.92yrs||US$526.62k||0.31% |
|Vice President of Investor Relations||1.42yrs||US$290.28k||0.048% |
|VP of Exploration & Country Manager of Mexico||4.08yrs||US$411.79k||0.020% |
|President||0.33yr||no data||0.074% |
|GM of Yauricocha & Country Manager of Peru||0.67yr||no data||no data|
|Corporate Secretary||7.5yrs||no data||0.028% |
|Corporate Controller||0.83yr||no data||0.0074% |
Experienced Management: SMT's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|President||0.33yr||no data||0.074% |
|Independent Director||9yrs||US$220.49k||0.17% |
|Independent Director||4.92yrs||US$154.88k||0.34% |
|Adviser to the Board||2.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Chairman of the Board||7.58yrs||US$154.88k||no data|
|Independent Director||11.33yrs||US$154.88k||0.22% |
|Independent Director||1.25yrs||US$64.81k||0.0034% |
|Independent Director||2.92yrs||US$154.88k||0.016% |
Experienced Board: SMT's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SMT insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Sierra Metals Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sierra Metals Inc.
- Ticker: SMT
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1996
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CA$353.299m
- Shares outstanding: 162.81m
- Website: https://www.sierrametals.com
Number of Employees
- Sierra Metals Inc.
- 161 Bay Street
- Suite 4260
- M5J 2S1
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SMT||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Oct 1996|
|SMTS||AMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Oct 1996|
|SMT||BVL (Bolsa de Valores de Lima)||Yes||Common Shares||PE||USD||Oct 1996|
|DFXN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 1996|
Sierra Metals Inc. focuses on the production, exploration, and development of precious and base metals in Peru and Mexico. It primarily focuses on exploration of silver, copper, lead, zinc, and gold deposi ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/21 23:55|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/21 00:00|
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