Vista Gold Corp., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the evaluation, acquisition, exploration, and advancement of gold exploration and development projects primarily in Australia.
The last earnings update was 26 days ago.
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INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Vista Gold. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
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The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Vista Gold's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Vista Gold is not considered high growth as it is expected to be loss making for the next 1-3 years.
Unable to determine if Vista Gold is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Vista Gold's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
Metals and Mining
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
has a total score of
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. Frederick H. Earnest, also known as Fred, B.Sc. has been the Chief Executive Officer of Vista Gold Corp. since January 1, 2012 and serves as its President. Mr. Earnest served as President at Vista Gold Corp.from August 1, 2007 to 2012. Mr. Earnest has been an Executive Director of Vista Gold Corp. since November 6, 2007. He served as the Chief Operating Officer of Vista Gold Corp. from August 1, 2007 to January 1, 2012. He served as a Senior Vice President of Project Development at Vista Gold Corp., from September 22, 2006 to August 1, 2007. He has over 25 years experience in the mining industry, including management of the development and operation of gold mines and engineering and technical services. He served as the President of Pacific Rim El Salvador, S.A. de C.V. from June 2004 to September 2006. He served as General Manager and Legal Representative of Compania Minera Dayton from April 1998 to June 2004. He served as a Director at Midas Gold Corp. from April 1, 2011 to May 2014. Mr. Earnest holds a BS in Mining Engineering from Colorado School of Mines.
Fred's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.
Fred's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Canada.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
management team in years:
The average tenure for the Vista Gold management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
Senior VP & CFO
Senior Vice President
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
board of directors in years:
The average tenure for the Vista Gold board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.
Board of Directors
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
Vista Gold insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.
Vista Gold Corp., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the evaluation, acquisition, exploration, and advancement of gold exploration and development projects primarily in Australia. Its flagship asset is its 100% owned Mt Todd gold project located in Northern Territory. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Littleton, Colorado.
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