TSX:USA

Stock Analysis Report

Americas Gold and Silver

Executive Summary

Americas Gold and Silver Corporation engages in the acquisition, evaluation, exploration, development, and operation of mineral properties.

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Fundamentals

Mediocre balance sheet and slightly overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Americas Gold and Silver's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.8%

USA

-3.8%

CA Metals and Mining

0.2%

CA Market


1 Year Return

14.5%

USA

10.6%

CA Metals and Mining

1.2%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: USA exceeded the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 10.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: USA exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 1.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

USAIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.8%-3.8%0.2%
30 Day-3.5%-4.9%-2.5%
90 Day-3.5%-5.9%-1.5%
1 Year14.5%14.5%11.5%10.6%4.7%1.2%
3 Year-10.1%-10.1%-12.5%-14.1%14.0%3.8%
5 Year16.3%16.3%5.5%1.5%26.4%8.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Americas Gold and Silver's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

Is Americas Gold and Silver undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Undervalued: USA (CA$3.56) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$11.87)

Significantly Undervalued: USA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: USA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Metals and Mining industry average.

PE vs Market: USA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

Low PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate USA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: USA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.3x).


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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 4 analysts?

107.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: USA is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: USA is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: USA is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: USA's revenue (61.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (5.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: USA's revenue (61.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

High 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?

43.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: USA is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 43.5% 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 (-13.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: USA has a negative Return on Equity (-17.41%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: USA is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: USA is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is Americas Gold and Silver's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: USA's short term assets ($32.4M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($27.7M)

Long Term Liabilities: USA's short term assets (32.4M) exceeds its long term liabilities (29.5M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: USA's debt to equity ratio (11.1%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if USA's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: USA has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: USA's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.168550x 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: 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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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%2.0%markettop25%5.9%industryaverage1.2%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

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.


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 USA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Americas Gold and Silver's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Darren Blasutti (50yo)

4.8yrs

Tenure

US$699,004

Compensation

Mr. Darren John Blasutti, CA serves as Director and Chairman of Company at Barksdale Capital Corp. since April 2019. He has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Americas Gold and Silver Corporatio ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Darren's total compensation ($USD699.00K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD688.87K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Darren's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

4.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: USA's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

4.3yrs

Average Tenure

62.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: USA's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$10,15015 Nov 18
Daren Dell
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Shares5,000
Max PriceUS$2.03
BuyUS$20,49614 Nov 18
Darren Blasutti
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
President
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$2.05
BuyUS$12,75009 Nov 18
Darren Blasutti
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
President
Shares5,000
Max PriceUS$2.55

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Darren Blasutti (50yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$699.00k
  • James Stonehouse

    Vice President of Exploration

    • Tenure: 7.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$214.41k
  • Warren Varga

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$488.36k
  • Peter McRae

    Senior VP of Corporate Affairs

    • Tenure: 3.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$436.82k
  • Daren Dell

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 3.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$513.59k
  • Shawn Wilson

    Vice President of Technical Services

    • Tenure: 3.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$287.71k

Board Members

  • Alex Davidson (67yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$166.78k
  • Lorie Waisberg (77yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$157.26k
  • Brad Kipp (55yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$148.67k
  • Gord Pridham (64yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$155.29k
  • Darren Blasutti (50yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$699.00k
  • Alan Edwards (61yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$156.45k
  • Steve Alfers (73yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Manuel Rivera-Raba (46yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$161.26k

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Americas Gold and Silver Corporation
  • Ticker: USA
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Silver
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$293.727m
  • Shares outstanding: 82.51m
  • Website: https://www.americas-gold.com

Number of Employees


Location

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

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
USATSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADFeb 2000
SZ71DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURFeb 2000
USASAMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDFeb 2000

Biography

Americas Gold and Silver Corporation engages in the acquisition, evaluation, exploration, development, and operation of mineral properties. The company explores for silver, lead, zinc and copper. It princi ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/16 23:42
End of Day Share Price2019/10/16 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.