Avrupa Minerals Ltd., a junior exploration and development company, engages in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties.
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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.
7 Day Return
CA Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
CA Metals and Mining
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.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Avrupa Minerals's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDo Insiders Own Lots Of Shares In Avrupa Minerals Ltd. (CVE:AVU)?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StCan Avrupa Minerals (CVE:AVU) Afford To Invest In Growth?
6 months ago | Simply Wall StThe Avrupa Minerals (CVE:AVU) Share Price Is Down 93% So Some Shareholders Are Rather Upset
Is Avrupa 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 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).
How is Avrupa 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 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of AVU’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.
- Avrupa Minerals competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has Avrupa Minerals performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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.
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
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Paul Kuhn (63yo)
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.
|Executive Chairman||0yrs||CA$9.59k||6.64% CA$189.3k|
|Independent Director||6.4yrs||CA$7.67k||no data|
|Independent Director||3.8yrs||CA$7.67k||0.44% CA$12.6k|
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||CA$7.67k||0.18% CA$5.0k|
Experienced Board: AVU'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: AVU insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 18.7%.
Avrupa Minerals Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- Avrupa Minerals Ltd.
- 325 Howe Street
- Suite 410
- British Columbia
- V6C 1Z7
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AVU||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Sep 2008|
|AVPM.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Sep 2008|
|8AM||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Sep 2008|
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
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|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/24 00:00|
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