TSXV:AZS

Stock Analysis Report

Arizona Silver Exploration

Executive Summary

Arizona Silver Exploration Inc. engages in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties.


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Arizona Silver Exploration's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.8%

AZS

3.1%

CA Metals and Mining

0.6%

CA Market


1 Year Return

12.9%

AZS

4.7%

CA Metals and Mining

5.3%

CA Market

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

Return vs Market: AZS exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 5.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AZSIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.8%3.1%0.6%
30 Day12.9%3.5%1.0%
90 Day45.8%11.9%4.5%
1 Year12.9%12.9%5.4%4.7%8.6%5.3%
3 Year-30.0%-30.0%-4.3%-5.9%18.0%7.4%
5 Year1066.7%1066.7%24.6%21.0%34.4%14.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Arizona Silver Exploration's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Arizona Silver Exploration undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

2.43x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AZS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.4x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

How is Arizona Silver Exploration 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 Arizona Silver Exploration 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 Arizona Silver Exploration performed over the past 5 years?

-33.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AZS is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AZS is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AZS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -33.3% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AZS 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: AZS has a negative Return on Equity (-18.93%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Arizona Silver Exploration's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AZS's short term assets (CA$54.3K) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$228.3K).

Long Term Liabilities: AZS has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AZS's debt to equity ratio (0.5%) is considered satisfactory.

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


Balance Sheet

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

Debt Coverage by Assets: AZS's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 4.1x 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: AZS has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: AZS has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -30.4% each year


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Dividend

What is Arizona Silver Exploration'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 AZS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

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

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

1.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Mike Stark 0

1.1yrs

Tenure

CA$89,178

Compensation

Mr. Michael P. Stark, also known as Mike is the President & CEO at Arizona Silver Exploration Inc. since 2019. He is Non-Executive Chairman at Arizona Silver Exploration Inc. since November 18, 2016. He is ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Stark
President1.1yrsCA$89.18k3.82% CA$275.7k
Dong Shim
CFO & Secretary2.5yrsCA$68.74k0.99% CA$71.5k
Gregory Hahn
VP of Exploration & Director3.3yrsCA$109.70k6.08% CA$439.2k

1.1yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: AZS's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Stark
President1.1yrsCA$89.18k3.82% CA$275.7k
Gregory Hahn
VP of Exploration & Director3.3yrsCA$109.70k6.08% CA$439.2k
Eugene Spiering
Independent Director1.3yrsno datano data
David Vincent
Independent Director2yrsCA$17.18k2.33% CA$168.4k
Brady Stiles
Director0.3yrsno data4.13% CA$298.4k

2.0yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: AZS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: AZS 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 17.3%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Arizona Silver Exploration Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Arizona Silver Exploration Inc.
  • Ticker: AZS
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 2011
  • Industry: Silver
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$7.227m
  • Shares outstanding: 41.30m
  • Website: https://www.arizonasilverexploration.com

Location

  • Arizona Silver Exploration Inc.
  • 750 West Pender Street
  • Suite 804
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6C 2T7
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AZSTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADNov 2011
AZAS.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDNov 2011
A9JDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURNov 2011

Biography

Arizona Silver Exploration Inc. engages in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties. The company holds 100% interests in the Ramsey Mine silver project that covers an area of approximately 1,000 acres located in La Paz County, Arizona; and the Sycamore Canyon gold-silver project situated in Graham County, Arizona. It also has an option to acquire interests in the Philadelphia Group gold and silver property consisting of 11 unpatented lode mining claims located in Mohave County, Arizona. The company was formerly known as Damon Capital Corp. and changed its name to Arizona Silver Exploration Inc. in November 2016. Arizona Silver Exploration Inc. was incorporated in 2011 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 02:00
End of Day Share Price2020/02/20 00:00
Earnings2019/11/30
Annual Earnings2019/08/31


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.