TSXV:CAP

Stock Analysis Report

Castle Peak Mining

Executive Summary

Castle Peak Mining Ltd., a junior exploration company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and evaluation of gold properties in Ghana, Africa.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-33.3%

CAP

4.6%

CA Metals and Mining

0.2%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-33.3%

CAP

4.5%

CA Metals and Mining

4.9%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: CAP underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 4.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CAP underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 4.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CAPIndustryMarket
7 Day-33.3%4.6%0.2%
30 Day-33.3%3.7%0.4%
90 Dayn/a10.7%3.7%
1 Year-33.3%-33.3%5.1%4.5%8.2%4.9%
3 Year-50.0%-50.0%-5.4%-7.0%15.9%5.5%
5 Year-50.0%-50.0%26.4%22.6%33.8%14.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Castle Peak Mining undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.37x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CAP is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

How is Castle Peak Mining forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

15.8%

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 Castle Peak 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 Castle Peak Mining performed over the past 5 years?

9.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CAP is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: CAP is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CAP is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 9.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: CAP is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (10.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CAP has a negative Return on Equity (-2.33%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Castle Peak Mining's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CAP's short term assets (CA$1.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$6.3K).

Long Term Liabilities: CAP has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CAP is debt free.

Reducing Debt: CAP has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.6%.


Balance Sheet

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

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if CAP's debt is 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.

Stable Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if CAP has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if CAP has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

What is Castle Peak Mining'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 CAP's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

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

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

2.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Allan Green (57yo)

2.8yrs

Tenure

Mr. Allan Green serves as the Founder, President and Owner of Consellior SAS and Candel & Partners. Mr. Green serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Société De Tayninh. He serves as the Chairman of Cande ...


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Allan Green
Chairman & CEO2.8yrsno data25.63% CA$340.3k
Iyad Jarbou
CFO, Corporate Secretary & Director2.3yrsCA$72.97k0.18% CA$2.4k
Randy V. Smallwood
Member of Advisory Committee0yrsCA$5.87kno data
Brian Lock
Director10.7yrsno data1.39% CA$18.4k
Randal Gindi
Independent Director8.9yrsno data4.18% CA$55.5k
Michael Novak
Independent Director2.3yrsno datano data
Andreas Marangos
Independent Director2.3yrsno data4.18% CA$55.5k

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CAP'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: CAP insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Castle Peak Mining Ltd's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Castle Peak Mining Ltd
  • Ticker: CAP
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Gold
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$1.328m
  • Shares outstanding: 132.76m
  • Website: https://www.castlepeakmining.com

Location

  • Castle Peak Mining Ltd
  • 29 - 1255 Riverside Drive
  • Port Coquitlam
  • British Columbia
  • V3B 7W5
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CAPTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADMar 2011
CPKO.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDMar 2011

Biography

Castle Peak Mining Ltd., a junior exploration company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and evaluation of gold properties in Ghana, Africa. It has an option agreement to acquire interest in the Kunsu project located in the Ahafo Ano South District of the Ashanti Region of Ghana. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is based in Port Coquitlam, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/19 01:11
End of Day Share Price2020/02/14 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.