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Aurcana Silver TSXV:AUN Stock Report

Last Price


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29 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
AUN fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health1/6

AUN Stock Overview

Aurcana Silver Corporation engages in the exploration, development, and operation of natural resource properties.

Aurcana Silver Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Aurcana Silver
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$0.055
52 Week HighCA$0.95
52 Week LowCA$0.05
1 Month Change-31.25%
3 Month Change-78.26%
1 Year Change-93.68%
3 Year Change-78.43%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-93.04%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

AUNCA Metals and MiningCA Market

Return vs Industry: AUN underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned -12.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AUN underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -2.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AUN's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AUN volatility
AUN Average Weekly Movement24.9%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement11.0%
Market Average Movement10.0%
10% most volatile stocks in CA Market17.2%
10% least volatile stocks in CA Market4.4%

Stable Share Price: AUN is more volatile than 90% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 25% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AUN's weekly volatility has increased from 16% to 25% over the past year.

About the Company

n/an/aKevin Drover

Aurcana Silver Corporation engages in the exploration, development, and operation of natural resource properties. The company primarily explores for silver, gold, lead, copper, and zinc deposits. It holds a 100% interest in the Revenue-Virginius Mine located in Colorado; and the Shafter silver property located in Texas, the United States.

Aurcana Silver Fundamentals Summary

How do Aurcana Silver's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AUN fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$13.19m
Earnings (TTM)-US$63.11m
Revenue (TTM)n/a


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
AUN income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$10.82m
Gross Profit-US$10.82m
Other ExpensesUS$52.29m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.20
Gross Margin0.00%
Net Profit Margin0.00%
Debt/Equity Ratio58.1%

How did AUN perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is AUN undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Book vs Peers

  • Price-To-Book vs Industry

  • Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for AUN?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

AUN key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenuen/a
Enterprise Value/EBITDA-2.7x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Book Ratio vs Peers

How does AUN's PB Ratio compare to its peers?

AUN PB Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PB ratio for AUN vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPBEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1.9x
KUYA Kuya Silver
AZS Arizona Silver Exploration
RSLV Reyna Silver
HAMR Silver Hammer Mining
AUN Aurcana Silver

Price-To-Book vs Peers: AUN is good value based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (0.3x) compared to the peer average (1.9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does AUN's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the CA Metals and Mining Industry?

Price-To-Book vs Industry: AUN is good value based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (0.3x) compared to the Canadian Metals and Mining industry average (1.7x)

Price to Book Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is AUN's PB Ratio compared to its Fair PB Ratio? This is the expected PB Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

AUN PB Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PB Ratio0.3x
Fair PB Ration/a

Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AUN's Price-To-Book Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of AUN when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AUN's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AUN's fair value for valuation analysis.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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 Aurcana Silver 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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  • Take a look at our analysis of AUN’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.
  • Aurcana Silver competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Aurcana Silver performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AUN is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AUN is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AUN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 29.9% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AUN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-5.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: AUN has a negative Return on Equity (-121.82%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Aurcana Silver's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 1/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AUN's short term assets ($4.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($22.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: AUN's short term assets ($4.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($43.8M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AUN's net debt to equity ratio (57.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: AUN had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.

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

Forecast Cash Runway: AUN has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 58.3% each year

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What is Aurcana Silver current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AUN's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as AUN has not reported any payouts.

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


Average management tenure


Kevin Drover (68 yo)





Mr. Kevin Cameron Drover has been Chief Executive Officer of Aurcana Silver Corporation since July 9, 2015 and serves as its President and Chairman. He is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Kevin's total compensation ($USD330.62K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD174.83K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: AUN's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: AUN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: AUN insiders have only sold shares 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 11.8%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Aurcana Silver Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Aurcana Silver Corporation
  • Ticker: AUN
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Silver
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: CA$17.002m
  • Shares outstanding: 309.13m
  • Website:


  • Aurcana Silver Corporation
  • 789 West Pender Street
  • Suite 850
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6C 1H2
  • Canada


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/29 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/29 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.