TSXV:AVU

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Avrupa Minerals Ltd., a junior exploration and development company, engages in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties.


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AVU has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-16.7%

AVU

3.5%

CA Metals and Mining

-1.5%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-50.0%

AVU

6.8%

CA Metals and Mining

2.5%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: AVU underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 6.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AVU underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 2.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AVUIndustryMarket
7 Day-16.7%3.5%-1.5%
30 Day-16.7%5.0%-0.7%
90 Day-28.6%14.3%1.8%
1 Year-50.0%-50.0%7.5%6.8%5.7%2.5%
3 Year-77.3%-77.3%2.8%1.0%16.8%6.2%
5 Year-86.1%-86.1%29.1%25.4%32.0%12.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

6.83x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: AVU 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 AVU's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AVU is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.8x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.6x).


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Future Growth

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

13.0%

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 Avrupa 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 Avrupa Minerals performed over the past 5 years?

-7.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AVU is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AVU is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AVU is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -7.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AVU is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (11.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AVU has a negative Return on Equity (-459.94%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Avrupa Minerals's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AVU's short term assets (CA$198.0K) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$1.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: AVU's short term assets (CA$198.0K) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$11.6K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AVU's debt to equity ratio (4.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if AVU's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

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

Debt Coverage by Assets: AVU's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 10.8x 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.

Stable Cash Runway: AVU has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: AVU has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -2.5% each year


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AVU'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 AVU'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?

5.1yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Paul Kuhn (63yo)

9.6yrs

Tenure

CA$326,903

Compensation

Mr. Paul W. Kuhn has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Avrupa Minerals Ltd since July 8, 2010. Mr. Kuhn served as the Chief Executive Officer of Metallica Mining AS. Mr. Kuhn has more than  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Paul's total compensation ($USD247.40K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD154.48K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Paul's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Mark Brown
Executive Chairman0yrsCA$9.59k6.64% CA$189.3k
Paul Kuhn
President9.6yrsCA$326.90k0.64% CA$18.1k
Paul Dircksen
Independent Director6.4yrsCA$7.67kno data
Paul Nelles
Independent Director3.8yrsCA$7.67k0.44% CA$12.6k
Frank Högel
Independent Director3.5yrsCA$7.67k0.18% CA$5.0k

5.1yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

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


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: AVU 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 18.7%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Avrupa Minerals Ltd.
  • Ticker: AVU
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 2008
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$2.852m
  • Shares outstanding: 114.07m
  • Website: https://www.avrupaminerals.com

Location

  • Avrupa Minerals Ltd.
  • 325 Howe Street
  • Suite 410
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6C 1Z7
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AVUTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADSep 2008
AVPM.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDSep 2008
8AMDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURSep 2008

Biography

Avrupa Minerals Ltd., a junior exploration and development company, engages in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties. The company explores for gold, silver, tin, tungsten, molybdenum, copper, lead, zinc, tellurium, barite, and fluorite. It has seven exploration licenses in three countries, including four in Portugal, two in Kosovo, and one in Germany. The company was formerly known as Everclear Capital Ltd. and changed its name to Avrupa Minerals Ltd. in July 2010. Avrupa Minerals Ltd. was incorporated in 2008 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 Analysis2020/02/25 01:09
End of Day Share Price2020/02/24 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
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.