CRE Stock Overview
Critical Elements Lithium Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mining properties in Canada.
Critical Elements Lithium Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$1.40|
|52 Week High||CA$1.98|
|52 Week Low||CA$1.13|
|1 Month Change||0.72%|
|3 Month Change||-7.90%|
|1 Year Change||6.87%|
|3 Year Change||225.58%|
|5 Year Change||26.70%|
|Change since IPO||460.00%|
Recent News & Updates
|CRE||CA Metals and Mining||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: CRE exceeded the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned -14.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CRE exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -3.7% over the past year.
|CRE Average Weekly Movement||9.6%|
|Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement||11.0%|
|Market Average Movement||10.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||17.3%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||4.4%|
Stable Share Price: CRE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CRE's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Critical Elements Lithium Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mining properties in Canada. The company explores for copper, zinc, gold, silver, nickel, lead, lithium, niobium, tantalum, and platinum group and rare earth elements. Its flagship project is the Rose Lithium-Tantalum project that consists of 473 claims covering a total area of 246.55 square kilometers located in the Eastmain greenstone belt.
Critical Elements Lithium Fundamentals Summary
|CRE fundamental statistics|
Is CRE overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CRE income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CA$0|
Last Reported Earnings
Feb 28, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.02|
|Net Profit Margin||0.00%|
How did CRE perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is CRE undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 0/6
Price-To-Book vs Peers
Price-To-Book vs Industry
Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CRE?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is CRE's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Book Ratio vs Peers
How does CRE's PB Ratio compare to its peers?
|CRE PB Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PB||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
QRC Queen's Road Capital Investment
EMX EMX Royalty
WRN Western Copper and Gold
CNRI Canadian North Resources
CRE Critical Elements Lithium
Price-To-Book vs Peers: CRE is expensive based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (4.7x) compared to the peer average (4.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does CRE's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the CA Metals and Mining Industry?
Price-To-Book vs Industry: CRE is expensive based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (4.7x) compared to the Canadian Metals and Mining industry average (1.7x)
Price to Book Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is CRE's PB Ratio compared to its Fair PB Ratio? This is the expected PB Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PB Ratio||4.7x|
|Fair PB Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CRE's Price-To-Book Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of CRE when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate CRE's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate CRE's fair value for valuation analysis.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CRE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is Critical Elements Lithium forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if CRE's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if CRE's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if CRE's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CRE is forecast to have no revenue next year.
High Growth Revenue: CRE is forecast to have no revenue next year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CRE's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Critical Elements Lithium performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CRE is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CRE is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CRE is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 8.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CRE's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CRE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CRE has a negative Return on Equity (-6.9%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Critical Elements Lithium's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CRE's short term assets (CA$37.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$2.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: CRE's short term assets (CA$37.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$2.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CRE has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: CRE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 6.8% to 1.1% over the past 5 years.
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: CRE has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: CRE has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 1.5% each year
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What is Critical Elements Lithium current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CRE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CRE'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 CRE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CRE's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as CRE has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jean-Sebastien Lavallee (41 yo)
Mr. Jean-Sebastien Lavallee, P.Geo, has been Chief Executive Officer of Critical Elements Lithium Corporation (formerly, First Gold Exploration, Inc.) since November 2010 and served as its President from N...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Jean-Sebastien's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the Canadian market.
Compensation vs Earnings: Jean-Sebastien's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CRE's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CRE's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if 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 12.6%.
Critical Elements Lithium Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Critical Elements Lithium Corporation
- Ticker: CRE
- Exchange: TSXV
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: CA$288.876m
- Shares outstanding: 206.34m
- Website: https://www.cecorp.ca
- Critical Elements Lithium Corporation
- 1080, Cote du Beaver Hall
- Suite 2101
- H2Z 1S8
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/30 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/30 00:00|
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.