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Americas Gold and Silver TSX:USA Stock Report

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03 Oct, 2022


Company Financials +
USA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth5/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health2/6

USA Stock Overview

Americas Gold and Silver Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and operation of mineral properties in North America.

Americas Gold and Silver Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Americas Gold and Silver
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$0.66
52 Week HighCA$1.66
52 Week LowCA$0.50
1 Month Change8.20%
3 Month Change-24.14%
1 Year Change-29.79%
3 Year Change-82.86%
5 Year Change-88.34%
Change since IPO-95.93%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

USACA Metals and MiningCA Market

Return vs Industry: USA underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned -8.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: USA underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -6.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is USA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
USA volatility
USA Average Weekly Movement11.1%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement11.7%
Market Average Movement10.1%
10% most volatile stocks in CA Market18.4%
10% least volatile stocks in CA Market3.8%

Stable Share Price: USA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: USA's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1998n/aDarren Blasutti

Americas Gold and Silver Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and operation of mineral properties in North America. It explores for silver, lead, zinc, copper, and gold deposits. The company holds 100% interests in the Cosalá Operations consisting of 67 mining concessions that covers approximately 19,385 hectares located in the state of Sinaloa, Mexico; and the San Felipe development project in Sonora, Mexico.

Americas Gold and Silver Fundamentals Summary

How do Americas Gold and Silver's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
USA fundamental statistics
Market CapCA$126.37m
Earnings (TTM)-CA$79.72m
Revenue (TTM)CA$97.16m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
USA income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$75.14m
Gross Profit-US$3.90m
Other ExpensesUS$54.55m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.31
Gross Margin-5.48%
Net Profit Margin-82.05%
Debt/Equity Ratio10.6%

How did USA perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is USA undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for USA?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

USA key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA-5.8x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does USA's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

USA PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for USA vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average0.7x
MNTO Minto Metals
SMT Sierra Metals
S Sherritt International
GEO Geodrill
USA Americas Gold and Silver

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: USA is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.3x) compared to the peer average (0.7x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does USA's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the CA Metals and Mining Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: USA is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.3x) compared to the Canadian Metals and Mining industry average (2.1x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is USA'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.

USA PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio1.3x
Fair PS Ratio0.6x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: USA is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.3x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.6x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of USA when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: USA (CA$0.66) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$8.95)

Significantly Below Fair Value: USA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.

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Future Growth

How is Americas Gold and Silver forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 5/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: USA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.6%).

Earnings vs Market: USA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: USA is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: USA's revenue (22% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (5.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: USA's revenue (22% 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 USA's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has Americas Gold and Silver performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: USA is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: USA is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: USA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 56.9% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: USA 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: USA has a negative Return on Equity (-50.81%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Americas Gold and Silver's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 2/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: USA's short term assets ($29.1M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($38.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: USA's short term assets ($29.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($52.1M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: USA's net debt to equity ratio (3.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: USA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 16.8% to 10.6% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

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: USA has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if USA has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.

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What is Americas Gold and Silver current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Americas Gold and Silver Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Americas Gold and Silver dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Americas Gold and Silver)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (CA)1.9%
Market Top 25% (CA)6.0%
Industry Average (Metals and Mining)2.6%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Americas Gold and Silver)n/a

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if USA's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as USA has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Darren Blasutti (53 yo)





Mr. Darren John Blasutti, CA has been an Independent Chairman at Barksdale Resources Corp. (formerly known as Barksdale Capital Corp.) since April 26, 2019. He served as Director at O3 Mining Inc. since Ju...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Darren Blasutti's Compensation vs Americas Gold and Silver Earnings
How has Darren Blasutti's remuneration changed compared to Americas Gold and Silver's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Jun 30 2022n/an/a


Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021US$1mUS$287k


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021n/an/a


Dec 31 2020US$873kUS$268k


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020n/an/a


Mar 31 2020n/an/a


Dec 31 2019US$1mUS$271k


Sep 30 2019n/an/a


Jun 30 2019n/an/a


Mar 31 2019n/an/a


Dec 31 2018US$699kUS$267k


Sep 30 2018n/an/a


Jun 30 2018n/an/a


Mar 31 2018n/an/a


Dec 31 2017US$758kUS$250k


Sep 30 2017n/an/a


Jun 30 2017n/an/a


Mar 31 2017n/an/a


Dec 31 2016US$727kUS$246k


Sep 30 2016n/an/a


Jun 30 2016n/an/a


Mar 31 2016n/an/a


Dec 31 2015US$493kUS$254k


Compensation vs Market: Darren's total compensation ($USD1.18M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD177.61K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: USA's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: USA's board of directors are considered experienced (7.8 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: USA insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

TSX:USA Recent Insider Transactions by Companies or Individuals
DateValueNameEntityRoleSharesMax Price
17 Aug 22BuyCA$34,375Alexander DavidsonIndividual50,000CA$0.69
17 Aug 22BuyCA$51,290Darren BlasuttiIndividual73,500CA$0.70

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of USA?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Individual Insiders877,2050.5%
General Public117,450,49161.3%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 34.5%.

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 37.66% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Van Eck Associates Corporation
Konwave AG
GAM Holding AG
Lynwood Capital Management Inc.
ETF Managers Group LLC
ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited
Merk Investments LLC
Mirae Asset Global Investments Co., Ltd
4,559,389$3.0m50.27%no data
Sprott Asset Management LP
Invesco Ltd.
3,066,894$2.0m-38.73%no data
CI Global Asset Management
2,866,690$1.9m0%no data
K2 & Associates Investment Management Inc.
WealthTrust Axiom, LLC
Ninepoint Partners LP
Ruffer LLP
Hollencrest Securities, LLC, Asset Management Arm
Anson Group
Darren Blasutti
507,623$335.0k16.93%no data
KONTOR STÖWER Asset Management GmbH
DZ Bank AG, Asset Management Arm
318,243$210.0k0%no data
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
281,550$185.8k0.01%no data
State Street Global Advisors, Inc.
216,819$143.1k2.12%no data
BlackRock, Inc.
209,553$138.3k1.45%no data
Next Edge Capital Corp.

Company Information

Americas Gold and Silver Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Americas Gold and Silver Corporation
  • Ticker: USA
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: CA$126.373m
  • Shares outstanding: 191.47m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Americas Gold and Silver Corporation
  • 145 King Street West
  • Suite 2870
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5H 1J8
  • Canada


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
USATSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADFeb 2000
SZ71DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURFeb 2000

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/03 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/10/03 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.