SMT Stock Overview
Sierra Metals Inc., together with its subsidiaries, focuses on the production, exploration, and development of precious and base metals in Peru and Mexico.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$0.79|
|52 Week High||CA$3.19|
|52 Week Low||CA$0.52|
|1 Month Change||33.90%|
|3 Month Change||-22.55%|
|1 Year Change||-72.38%|
|3 Year Change||-45.52%|
|5 Year Change||-75.77%|
|Change since IPO||-82.64%|
Recent News & Updates
|SMT||CA Metals and Mining||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: SMT underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned -6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SMT underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -4% over the past year.
|SMT Average Weekly Movement||10.2%|
|Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement||11.8%|
|Market Average Movement||10.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||18.3%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||3.8%|
Stable Share Price: SMT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SMT's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
|1996||1,440||Luis Marchese Montenegro||https://www.sierrametals.com|
Sierra Metals Inc., together with its subsidiaries, 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 deposits. The company’s flagship property is the 81.84% owned polymetallic Yauricocha Mine covering an area of 18,778 hectares located in the Yauyos province in Peru.
Sierra Metals Fundamentals Summary
|SMT fundamental statistics|
Is SMT overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SMT income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$157.81m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.33|
|Net Profit Margin||-23.65%|
How did SMT perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
5.1%Current Dividend Yield
Is SMT undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for SMT?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is SMT's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does SMT's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|SMT PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
MNTO Minto Metals
USA Americas Gold and Silver
FAR Foraco International
SMT Sierra Metals
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: SMT is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.4x) compared to the peer average (0.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does SMT's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the CA Metals and Mining Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: SMT is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.4x) compared to the Canadian Metals and Mining industry average (2.2x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is SMT's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||0.4x|
|Fair PS Ratio||2.9x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: SMT is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (2.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of SMT when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: SMT (CA$0.79) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CA$0.47)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SMT is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Sierra Metals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score5/6
Future Growth Score 5/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SMT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: SMT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: SMT is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SMT's revenue (33.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (5.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SMT's revenue (33.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster 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
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How has Sierra Metals performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SMT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SMT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SMT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 16.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SMT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SMT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-7.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SMT has a negative Return on Equity (-26.45%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Sierra Metals's financial position?
Financial Health Score1/6
Financial Health Score 1/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SMT's short term assets ($79.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($86.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: SMT's short term assets ($79.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($96.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SMT's net debt to equity ratio (33.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SMT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 35.4% to 42.3% 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: Insufficient data to determine if SMT has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if SMT has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
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What is Sierra Metals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 1/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Sierra Metals Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (Sierra Metals)||5.1%|
|Market Bottom 25% (CA)||1.9%|
|Market Top 25% (CA)||5.9%|
|Industry Average (Metals and Mining)||2.5%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Sierra Metals)||0%|
Notable Dividend: SMT's dividend (5.15%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.95%).
High Dividend: SMT's dividend (5.15%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.99%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SMT's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SMT's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: SMT is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: SMT is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Luis Marchese Montenegro (55 yo)
Mr. Luis Carlos Marchese Montenegro has been President and Chief Executive Officer at Sierra Metals Inc. since June 1, 2020. He serves as Managing Director and Director of Compania Minera San Ignacio de Mo...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|Luis Marchese Montenegro's Compensation vs Sierra Metals Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jun 30 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2021||US$1m||US$415k|
|Sep 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2020||US$905k||US$214k|
Compensation vs Market: Luis's total compensation ($USD1.07M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD178.56K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Luis's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: SMT's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SMT's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1 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
|14 Jul 22||BuyCA$10,785||Robert Neal||Individual||12,000||CA$0.90|
|29 Jun 22||BuyCA$25,750||Dawn Whittaker||Individual||25,000||CA$1.03|
|10 Dec 21||BuyCA$68,800||Jose Vizquerra Benavides||Individual||40,000||CA$1.72|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Sierra Metals Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sierra Metals Inc.
- Ticker: SMT
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1996
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: CA$129.514m
- Shares outstanding: 163.94m
- 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||NYSEAM (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|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/10/04 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/10/04 00:00|
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.