Sandstorm Gold Ltd. operates as a gold royalty company.
Proven track record with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Sandstorm Gold's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SSL'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: SSL exceeded the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned -8.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SSL exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -24.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sandstorm Gold's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StHow Should Investors Feel About Sandstorm Gold Ltd.'s (TSE:SSL) CEO Pay?
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3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHow Many Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (TSE:SSL) Shares Do Institutions Own?
Is Sandstorm Gold 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: SSL (CA$7.52) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$13.78)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SSL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SSL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (57.6x) compared to the Metals and Mining industry average (12.8x).
PE vs Market: SSL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (57.6x) compared to the Canadian market (10.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SSL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SSL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.2x).
How is Sandstorm Gold 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: SSL's forecast earnings growth (22.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.4%).
Earnings vs Market: SSL's earnings (22.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (5.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SSL's revenue (12.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (3.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SSL's revenue (12.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SSL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5%).
How has Sandstorm Gold performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SSL has a large one-off gain of $9.5M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SSL's current net profit margins (18.3%) are higher than last year (8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SSL has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 36.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SSL's earnings growth over the past year (179.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (36.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SSL earnings growth over the past year (179.2%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 16.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SSL's Return on Equity (2.9%) is considered low.
How is Sandstorm Gold's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SSL's short term assets ($28.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: SSL's short term assets ($28.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($48.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SSL's debt to equity ratio (7.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if SSL's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: SSL has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SSL's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.6x 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: SSL is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: SSL is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Sandstorm Gold's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SSL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SSL'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 SSL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SSL'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 SSL'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
Nolan Watson (39yo)
Mr. Nolan Allan Watson, BComm, CA, CFA, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (also known as, Sandstorm Resources Ltd.) since September 23, 2008. Mr. Watson is a Co-Foun ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Nolan's total compensation ($USD2.31M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD1.70M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Nolan's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||8.67yrs||US$1.07m||0.016% $205.6k|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Development||4yrs||US$620.23k||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Project Evaluation||7.25yrs||US$1.15m||no data|
|Vice President of Technical Services||5.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Finance||1.25yrs||US$580.98k||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Engineering||2.08yrs||US$656.81k||no data|
|Corporate Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
|VP & Corporate Controller||0.083yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SSL's management team is considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||11.08yrs||US$171.11k||0.0036% $47.4k|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||4.08yrs||US$171.11k||0.52% $6.8m|
|Independent Director||10.83yrs||US$171.11k||0.017% $219.4k|
|Independent Director||5.83yrs||US$171.11k||0.16% $2.1m|
|Independent Director||1.83yrs||US$171.11k||0.0017% $22.4k|
Experienced Board: SSL's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SSL insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Sandstorm Gold Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sandstorm Gold Ltd.
- Ticker: SSL
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 2007
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CA$1.310b
- Shares outstanding: 174.21m
- Website: https://www.sandstormgold.com
Number of Employees
- Sandstorm Gold Ltd.
- 400 Burrard Street
- Suite 1400
- British Columbia
- V6C 3A6
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SSL||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Aug 2007|
|AYS1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Aug 2007|
|SAND||AMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Aug 2007|
|0VGM||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||CAD||Aug 2007|
Sandstorm Gold Ltd. operates as a gold royalty company. It focuses on acquiring gold and other metal purchase agreements and royalties from companies that have advanced stage development projects or operating mines. The company offers upfront payments for companies to acquire a gold stream or royalty and receives the right to purchase a percentage of a mine’s production for the life of the mine at a fixed price per unit or at a fixed percentage of the spot price. The company has a portfolio of approximately 187 streams and royalties. It has operations in Canada, Mexico, the United States, Mongolia, Burkina Faso, Ecuador, South Africa, Ghana, Botswana, Cote D’Ivoire, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Honduras, French Guiana, Turkey, Sweden, and Australia. The company was formerly known as Sandstorm Resources Ltd. and changed its name to Sandstorm Gold Ltd. in February 2011. Sandstorm Gold Ltd. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/04 10:01|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/03 00:00|
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