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Executive Summary

Azucar Minerals Ltd. acquires, explores for, and evaluates mineral properties in Canada, the United States, and Mexico.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Azucar Minerals's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AMZ's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




CA Metals and Mining


CA Market

1 Year Return




CA Metals and Mining


CA Market

Return vs Industry: AMZ underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 36.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AMZ underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -11.4% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day37.5%-3.8%2.0%
30 Day57.1%4.2%4.1%
90 Day26.9%28.8%-8.8%
1 Year-42.1%-42.1%37.5%36.5%-8.3%-11.4%
3 Year-85.0%-85.0%20.2%18.1%-0.2%-9.5%
5 Yearn/a57.5%52.9%15.9%-0.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News


Is Azucar Minerals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AMZ's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AMZ's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AMZ is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.7x).

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Future Growth

How is Azucar Minerals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Azucar Minerals has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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Past Performance

How has Azucar Minerals performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AMZ is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AMZ is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AMZ is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 14.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AMZ is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (14.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: AMZ has a negative Return on Equity (-4.64%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Azucar Minerals's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AMZ's short term assets (CA$6.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$352.7K).

Long Term Liabilities: AMZ has no long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AMZ is debt free.

Reducing Debt: AMZ has not had any debt for 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: AMZ has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: AMZ has sufficient cash runway for 1.1 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 26.3% each year.

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What is Azucar Minerals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AMZ'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 AMZ's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.

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


Average board tenure


Morgan Poliquin (47yo)

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Dr. Morgan James Poliquin, M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng., serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Azucar Minerals Ltd. (formerly known as Almadex Minerals Limited) and has been its Director since Apr ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Morgan's total compensation ($USD101.59K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD164.10K).

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

Board Members

James Poliquin
Founder & Chairmanno dataCA$72.00k2.23% CA$271.2k
Morgan Poliquin
Presidentno dataCA$140.25k2.12% CA$258.4k
Douglas McDonald
VP of Corporate Development & Director5.08yrsCA$80.93k0.38% CA$46.9k
Mark Brown
Independent Director5.08yrsno data0.014% CA$1.6k
John McCleary
Independent Director5.08yrsno data0.57% CA$70.0k
Grant Hendrickson
Independent Director1.33yrsno datano data
Lawrence Segerstrom
Director5.08yrsCA$106.52k0.033% CA$4.0k
William Worrall
Independent Director5.08yrsno data0.31% CA$37.5k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: AMZ's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Azucar Minerals Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Azucar Minerals Ltd.
  • Ticker: AMZ
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 2015
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$12.182m
  • Shares outstanding: 73.83m
  • Website: https://www.azucarminerals.com


  • Azucar Minerals Ltd.
  • 1333 Johnston Street
  • Suite 210
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6H 3R9
  • Canada


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AMZTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADAug 2015
AXDD.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDAug 2015
4Z4BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesCommon SharesDEEURAug 2015


Azucar Minerals Ltd. acquires, explores for, and evaluates mineral properties in Canada, the United States, and Mexico. It explores for gold, silver, and copper deposits. The company owns a 100% interest in the El Cobre project covering an area of 7,300 hectares located in Mexico. It has an option to acquire 100% interest in the Los Venados project in Sonora State Mexico. The company was formerly known as Almadex Minerals Limited and changed its name to Azucar Minerals Ltd. in May 2018. Azucar Minerals Ltd. was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/01 05:27
End of Day Share Price2020/05/29 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

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.