SOPerior Fertilizer Corp. engages in the exploration, evaluation, and development of mineral properties and related projects in the United States and Canada.
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Imperfect balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has SOPerior Fertilizer's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SOP's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SOP exceeded the Canadian Chemicals industry which returned -21.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SOP underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 5.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is SOPerior Fertilizer's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is SOPerior Fertilizer 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 SOP's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SOP's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SOP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Chemicals industry average.
PE vs Market: SOP 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 SOP's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SOP is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the CA Chemicals industry average (1.2x).
How is SOPerior Fertilizer 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 SOPerior Fertilizer 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 SOP’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.
- SOPerior Fertilizer competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has SOPerior Fertilizer performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SOP is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SOP is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SOP is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -35.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SOP's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SOP is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (-20.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SOP has a negative Return on Equity (-15.46%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is SOPerior Fertilizer's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SOP's short term assets (CA$180.0K) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$3.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: SOP has no long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SOP's debt to equity ratio (6.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if SOP's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: SOP has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SOP's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.1x 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: SOP has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: SOP has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 33.4% each year.
What is SOPerior Fertilizer's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOP's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOP'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 SOP's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOP'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 SOP'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
Andrew Squires 0
Mr. Andrew Squires, P.Eng. & Bsc serves as Senior Vice President of Saleski Technology & Business Development at Osum Oil Sands Corp. Mr. Squires has been Chief Executive Officer of Potash Ridge Corporatio ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Andrew's total compensation ($USD188.49K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD154.33K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Andrew's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman of the Board||2.6yrs||CA$120.00k||0.20% CA$17.0k|
|CEO, President||3.1yrs||CA$249.97k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.8yrs||CA$101.00k||no data|
|Vice Chairman||2.6yrs||CA$20.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: SOP's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 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: 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 15.5%.
SOPerior Fertilizer Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SOPerior Fertilizer Corp.
- Ticker: SOP
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 2011
- Industry: Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CA$8.623m
- Shares outstanding: 215.57m
- Website: https://www.soperiorfertilizer.com
Number of Employees
- SOPerior Fertilizer Corp.
- 10 King Street East
- Suite 300
- M5C 1C3
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SOP||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Dec 2012|
|POTR.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Dec 2012|
|0P2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2012|
SOPerior Fertilizer Corp. engages in the exploration, evaluation, and development of mineral properties and related projects in the United States and Canada. The company explores for alunite deposits to produce sulphate of potash, sulphuric acid, and alumina. Its principal mineral project is the Blawn Mountain project covering an area of approximately 15,403 acres of land located in Beaver County, Utah. The company was formerly known as Potash Ridge Corporation and changed its name to SOPerior Fertilizer Corp. in August 2018. SOPerior Fertilizer Corp. was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Toronto, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/21 02:12|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/20 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.