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Bear Creek Mining

Executive Summary

Bear Creek Mining Corporation, an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of precious and base metal properties in Peru. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Bear Creek Mining's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-19.4%

BCM

-6.7%

CA Metals and Mining

-1.6%

CA Market


1 Year Return

23.7%

BCM

46.2%

CA Metals and Mining

-8.0%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: BCM underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 46.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BCM exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BCMIndustryMarket
7 Day-19.4%-6.7%-1.6%
30 Day-20.8%-1.9%-3.8%
90 Day11.8%11.7%6.4%
1 Year23.7%23.7%47.3%46.2%-4.8%-8.0%
3 Year29.8%29.8%52.5%49.5%6.5%-3.8%
5 Year285.5%285.5%167.9%159.8%39.2%17.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Bear Creek Mining's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Bear Creek Mining undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

2.01x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BCM is good value based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (2.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Bear Creek Mining forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

20.8%

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 Bear Creek Mining 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 Bear Creek Mining performed over the past 5 years?

4.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BCM is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: BCM is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BCM is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 4.9% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: BCM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (67.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BCM has a negative Return on Equity (-12.76%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Bear Creek Mining's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BCM's short term assets ($27.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: BCM's short term assets ($27.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($10.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BCM is debt free.

Reducing Debt: BCM has not had any debt for past 5 years.


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: BCM has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: BCM has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 21.3% each year.


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Dividend

What is Bear Creek Mining current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

3.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Tony Hawkshaw (67 yo)

2.92yrs

Tenure

US$461,033

Compensation

Mr. Anthony Grant Hawkshaw, also known as Tony, BA, CA, has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Bear Creek Mining Corp. since October 1, 2017. Mr. Hawkshaw served as the Chief Financial ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Tony's total compensation ($USD461.03K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD688.41K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Anthony Hawkshaw
President2.92yrsUS$461.03k0.12%
$ 364.7k
Paul Tweddle
Chief Financial Officer2.5yrsUS$242.86kno data
Elsiario Antunez de Mayolo
COO, VP of Operations & GM7.08yrsUS$599.28k0.26%
$ 764.8k
Eric Caba
Senior Vice President of Project Delivery0.67yrUS$441.80kno data
Barbara Henderson
Director of Investor Relations & Corporate Secretary5.17yrsno data0.040%
$ 119.7k
Christian Rios
Consultant4.92yrsno datano data

3.9yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: BCM's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Anthony Hawkshaw
President2.92yrsUS$461.03k0.12%
$ 364.7k
Stephen Lang
Independent Director2.25yrsUS$89.91kno data
Catherine McLeod-Seltzer
Independent Chairman0.67yrUS$281.37k1.13%
$ 3.4m
Kevin Morano
Independent Director17.42yrsUS$254.01kno data
Andrew Swarthout
Director17.42yrsUS$408.63k1.26%
$ 3.8m
Alan T. Hair
Independent Director1yrUS$117.16kno data
Frank Tweddle
Independent Director9.75yrsUS$90.91k0.062%
$ 186.0k
Erfan Kazemi
Independent Director2.25yrsUS$95.91k0.022%
$ 66.5k
Alfredo Bullard
Independent Director1.5yrsUS$80.98kno data

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BCM's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 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: BCM 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 9%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Bear Creek Mining Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Bear Creek Mining Corporation
  • Ticker: BCM
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Precious Metals and Minerals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$298.989m
  • Shares outstanding: 112.40m
  • Website: https://www.bearcreekmining.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Bear Creek Mining Corporation
  • 400 Burrard Street
  • Suite 1400
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6C 3A6
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BCMTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADApr 2003
OU6DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURApr 2003
BCMBVL (Bolsa de Valores de Lima)YesCommon SharesPEUSDApr 2003
BCEK.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDApr 2003

Biography

Bear Creek Mining Corporation, an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of precious and base metal properties in Peru. The company explores for silver, lead, z ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/27 06:11
End of Day Share Price2020/09/25 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.