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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.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Risks

  • Bear Creek Mining has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Bear Creek Mining is covered by less than 3 analysts.

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.9%

TSXV:BCM

-2.6%

CA Metals and Mining

1.2%

CA Market


1 Year Return

76.5%

TSXV:BCM

21.7%

CA Metals and Mining

-0.1%

CA Market

BCM outperformed the Metals and Mining industry which returned 21.8% over the past year.

BCM outperformed the Market in Canada which returned -0.2% over the past year.


Share holder returns

BCMIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.9%-2.6%1.2%
30 Day8.4%-1.5%4.0%
90 Day56.4%11.2%1.4%
1 Year76.5%76.5%22.7%21.7%3.4%-0.1%
3 Year-25.6%-25.6%-10.4%-12.1%19.3%8.6%
5 Year23.9%23.9%-0.7%-4.4%19.0%2.0%

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 based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

1.64x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Bear Creek Mining to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Bear Creek Mining to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

Bear Creek Mining is loss making, we can't compare its value to the CA Metals and Mining industry average.

Bear Creek Mining is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Canada market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Bear Creek Mining, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Bear Creek Mining is overvalued based on assets compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average.


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Future Growth

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

34.1%

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?

31.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Bear Creek Mining does not make a profit even though their year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Bear Creek Mining's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Bear Creek Mining's 1-year growth to the CA Metals and Mining industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Bear Creek Mining has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Bear Creek Mining has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Bear Creek Mining improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Bear Creek Mining's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Bear Creek Mining is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Bear Creek Mining's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Bear Creek Mining has no debt.

Bear Creek Mining has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Bear Creek Mining has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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.

Whilst loss making Bear Creek Mining has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains the current positive free cash flow level.

Whilst loss making Bear Creek Mining has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by -77.5% per year.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Bear Creek Mining's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Bear Creek Mining's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Bear Creek Mining has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Bear Creek Mining's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Bear Creek Mining has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of Bear Creek Mining's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for Canada.


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Management

What is the CEO of Bear Creek Mining's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Tony Hawkshaw (66yo)

1.9yrs

Tenure

US$300,000

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

Tony's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in Canada.

Tony's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

4.0yrs

Average Tenure

66yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Bear Creek Mining management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

1.5yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Bear Creek Mining board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

Bear Creek Mining individual insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$22,10019 Jul 19
Frank Tweddle
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$2.21
SellUS$3,20416 Jul 19
Frank Tweddle
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares1,800
Max PriceUS$1.78
SellUS$14,59615 Jul 19
Frank Tweddle
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares8,200
Max PriceUS$1.78
SellUS$17,00012 Jul 19
Frank Tweddle
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$1.70
SellUS$16,50005 Jul 19
Frank Tweddle
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$1.65
BuyUS$31,75019 Dec 18
Elsiario Antunez de Mayolo
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
COO, VP of Operations & GM
Shares25,000
Max PriceUS$1.27
BuyUS$41,70013 Dec 18
Anthony Hawkshaw
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
President
Shares37,100
Max PriceUS$1.15

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Barbara Henderson (54yo)

    Director of Investor Relations & Corporate Secretary

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
  • Tony Hawkshaw (66yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 1.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$300.00k
  • Andrew Swarthout (67yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
  • Elsiario Antunez de Mayolo

    COO, VP of Operations & GM

    • Tenure: 6.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$579.46k
  • Paul Tweddle

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$939.09k
  • Christian Rios

    Consultant

    • Tenure: 3.9yrs

Board Members

  • Steve Lang (63yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$93.34k
  • Tony Hawkshaw (66yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 1.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$300.00k
  • Catherine McLeod-Seltzer (59yo)

    Co-Chairman

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$233.93k
  • Kevin Morano (65yo)

    Lead Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$163.89k
  • Andrew Swarthout (67yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
  • Frank Tweddle

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$127.76k
  • Erfan Kazemi

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$98.21k
  • Alfredo Bullard

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs

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$240.188m
  • Shares outstanding: 103.09m
  • 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 Analysis2019/09/14 23:34
End of Day Share Price2019/09/13 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
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.