TSXV:ASQ

Stock Analysis Report

Astorius Resources

Executive Summary

Astorius Resources Ltd., an exploration stage company, sources and explores for mineral properties.


Snowflake Analysis

Worrying balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Astorius Resources's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

ASQ

3.1%

CA Metals and Mining

0.6%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-42.9%

ASQ

4.7%

CA Metals and Mining

5.3%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: ASQ underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 4.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ASQ underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 5.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ASQIndustryMarket
7 Day0%3.1%0.6%
30 Day66.7%3.5%1.0%
90 Day90.5%11.9%4.5%
1 Year-42.9%-42.9%5.4%4.7%8.6%5.3%
3 Year-88.6%-88.6%-4.3%-5.9%18.0%7.4%
5 Year-20.0%-20.0%24.6%21.0%34.4%14.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Astorius Resources undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Astorius Resources is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Astorius Resources has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of ASQ’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the potential returns from the core activities, the size of each contract's opportunity, and the capacity of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through Astorius Resources regulatory filings.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Materials industry.

Future Growth

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

15.9%

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 Astorius Resources 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 Astorius Resources performed over the past 5 years?

-45.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ASQ is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ASQ is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ASQ is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -45% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: ASQ is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (11.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ASQ's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Astorius Resources's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ASQ has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: ASQ has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ASQ is debt free.

Reducing Debt: ASQ's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet

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

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if ASQ's debt is covered by short term assets.


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

Forecast Cash Runway: ASQ has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -28.6% each year


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Dividend

What is Astorius Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.9%markettop25%5.3%industryaverage1.1%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ASQ's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


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Management

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

3.4yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Art Brown (78yo)

3.8yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Arthur Brown, also known as Art, has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Water Technologies, Inc. since December 2011. Mr. Brown has served as an Independent Director at Silver Spruce ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Art's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD154.33K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Art's compensation with company performance.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Sandy MacDougall
Chairman of the Board & CFO3.8yrsno data6.4% CA$306.3k
Arthur Brown
President3.8yrsno data1.59% CA$75.9k
Cyrus Driver
Independent Director3.3yrsno data0.36% CA$17.2k
Peter Born
Director2yrsno datano data
Carlos Arias Eguiguren
Independent Director3.4yrsno datano data

3.4yrs

Average Tenure

67.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: ASQ's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

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


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 7.6%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Astorius Resources Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Astorius Resources Ltd.
  • Ticker: ASQ
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 2007
  • Industry: Gold
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$4.787m
  • Shares outstanding: 20.81m
  • Website: https://www.astoriusresources.com

Location

  • Astorius Resources Ltd.
  • 555 West Hastings Street
  • Suite 2150
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6B 4N6
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ASQTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADJan 2008
47A1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJan 2008

Biography

Astorius Resources Ltd., an exploration stage company, sources and explores for mineral properties. It explores gold deposits. The company was incorporated in 2007 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 Analysis2020/02/21 00:49
End of Day Share Price2020/02/20 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/09/30


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.