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Executive Summary

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

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Fundamentals

High growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.

Risks

  • Americas Silver has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

11.0%

TSX:USA

3.4%

CA Metals and Mining

-0.9%

CA Market


1 Year Return

47.8%

TSX:USA

21.7%

CA Metals and Mining

-6.1%

CA Market

USA outperformed the Metals and Mining industry which returned 21.7% over the past year.

USA outperformed the Market in Canada which returned -6.1% over the past year.


Share holder returns

USAIndustryMarket
7 Day11.0%3.4%-0.9%
30 Day20.3%1.8%-3.9%
90 Day93.5%27.7%-2.9%
1 Year47.8%47.8%22.7%21.7%-2.8%-6.1%
3 Year0.2%0.2%-6.6%-8.3%13.2%3.1%
5 Year9.1%9.1%-7.0%-10.3%10.8%-4.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Americas Silver undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

>50%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Americas Silver's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

Americas Silver's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Americas Silver is loss making, we can't compare its value to the CA Metals and Mining industry average.

Americas Silver is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Canada market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Americas Silver, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Americas Silver is overvalued based on assets compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Americas Silver expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

108.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Americas Silver's revenue is expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Americas Silver's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Americas Silver's revenue growth is expected to exceed the Canada market average.

Americas Silver's earnings growth is expected to exceed the Canada market average.

Americas Silver's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 1.9%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Americas Silver will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Americas Silver performed over the past 5 years?

43.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Americas Silver does not make a profit even though their year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Americas Silver's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Americas Silver's 1-year growth to the CA Metals and Mining industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Americas Silver has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Americas Silver has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Americas Silver improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Americas Silver's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Americas Silver is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Americas Silver's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Americas Silver's level of debt (11.1%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

Unable to establish if Americas Silver's debt level has increased without past 5-year debt data.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 2.2x 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.

Americas Silver has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.

Americas Silver has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 9.2% each year.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Americas Silver's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Americas Silver's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Americas Silver has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Americas Silver's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Americas Silver has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

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

4.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Darren Blasutti (50yo)

4.7yrs

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 Silver Corporation (former ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Darren's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in Canada.

Darren's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

4.1yrs

Average Tenure

The tenure for the Americas Silver management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

4.2yrs

Average Tenure

62.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Americas Silver board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


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: 4.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$699.00k
  • James Stonehouse

    Vice President of Exploration

    • Tenure: 7.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$214.41k
  • Warren Varga

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 4.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$488.36k
  • Peter McRae

    Senior VP of Corporate Affairs

    • Tenure: 2.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$436.82k
  • Daren Dell

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 3.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$513.59k
  • Shawn Wilson

    Vice President of Technical Services

    • Tenure: 2.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$287.71k

Board Members

  • Alex Davidson (67yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$166.78k
  • Lorie Waisberg (77yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$157.26k
  • Brad Kipp (55yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$148.67k
  • Gord Pridham (64yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$155.29k
  • Darren Blasutti (50yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 4.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$699.00k
  • Alan Edwards (61yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$156.45k
  • Steve Alfers (73yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Manuel Rivera-Raba (46yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$161.26k

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Americas Silver Corporation
  • Ticker: USA
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Silver
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$367.159m
  • Shares outstanding: 82.51m
  • Website: https://www.americassilvercorp.com

Number of Employees


Location

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


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/24 23:43
End of Day Share Price2019/08/23 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.