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Executive Summary

Almadex Minerals Ltd. engages in the acquisition and exploration of mineral resource properties. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Almadex Minerals's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: DEX is more volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.

Volatility Over Time: DEX's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Canadian stocks.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




CA Metals and Mining


CA Market

1 Year Return




CA Metals and Mining


CA Market

Return vs Industry: DEX underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 39% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DEX exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -1.5% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-9.8%-7.0%1.7%
30 Day-1.8%-10.0%7.0%
90 Day3.8%-13.5%5.1%
1 Year12.2%12.2%36.3%35.2%3.9%0.2%
3 Yearn/a36.7%33.8%13.1%2.1%
5 Yearn/a133.6%126.6%46.5%24.1%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Almadex Minerals's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Almadex Minerals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: DEX is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (2.7x).

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Future Growth

How is Almadex Minerals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


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 Almadex Minerals 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 Almadex Minerals performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DEX is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: DEX is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DEX is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 17.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: DEX is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (71.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: DEX has a negative Return on Equity (-69.69%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Almadex Minerals's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DEX's short term assets (CA$6.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$129.3K).

Long Term Liabilities: DEX has no long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DEX is debt free.

Reducing Debt: DEX 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: DEX has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: DEX has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 13.9% each year

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What is Almadex Minerals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DEX'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 DEX's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Morgan Poliquin (48 yo)

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Dr. Morgan James Poliquin, M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng., serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Azucar Minerals Ltd. (formerly known as Almadex Minerals Limited) and has been its Director since Apr...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Morgan's total compensation ($USD51.42K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD164.99K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Morgan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Board Members

James Poliquin
Founder & Chairmanno dataCA$48.00k2.71%
CA$ 452.0k
Morgan Poliquin
CEO, President & Directorno dataCA$67.00k2.88%
CA$ 479.5k
Douglas McDonald
VP of Corporate Development & Director2.75yrsCA$42.40k0.47%
CA$ 78.2k
Mark Brown
Independent Director2.75yrsno data0.099%
CA$ 16.5k
John McCleary
Independent Director2.75yrsno data0.75%
CA$ 124.9k
Lawrence Segerstrom
Independent Director2.75yrsno data0.15%
CA$ 24.7k
William Worrall
Independent Director2.75yrsno data0.38%
CA$ 62.6k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: DEX's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 9.8%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Almadex Minerals Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Almadex Minerals Ltd.
  • Ticker: DEX
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 2018
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$16.661m
  • Shares outstanding: 60.58m
  • Website: https://www.almadexminerals.com


  • Almadex Minerals Ltd.
  • 1333 Johnston Street
  • Suite 210
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6H 3R9
  • Canada


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
DEXTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADMay 2018
AAMM.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDMay 2018


Almadex Minerals Ltd. engages in the acquisition and exploration of mineral resource properties. The company primarily explores for gold, silver, copper, and molybdenum deposits. It holds interest in vario...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/24 23:50
End of Day Share Price2020/11/24 00:00
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.