Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is
available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale
at half price, they could be considered
In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Fort St. James Nickel is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Fort St. James Nickel has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.
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INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Fort St. James Nickel. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for
it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
Fort St. James Nickel's
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Fort St. James Nickel's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Fort St. James Nickel has negative assets, we can't compare the value of its assets to the CA Metals and Mining industry average.
Take a look at our analysis of FTJ’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the potential returns from the core activities, the size of each contract's opportunity, and the capacity of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through Fort St. James Nickel's regulatory filings and announcements.
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 Fort St. James Nickel 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.
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The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected Metals and Mining industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Fort St. James Nickel
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Fort St. James Nickel's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Fort St. James Nickel's earnings growth to the Canada market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Fort St. James Nickel's revenue growth to the Canada market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Fort St. James Nickel is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Fort St. James Nickel is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Fort St. James Nickel's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
Metals and Mining
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Fort St. James Nickel
has a total score of
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
A company's financial position is much like your own financial position,
it includes everything you own
The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up
Fort St. James Nickel's finances.
The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Fort St. James Nickel's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
Fort St. James Nickel has no long term commitments.
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of
Fort St. James Nickel's finances. If any of them are yellow this
indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
Low level of unsold assets.
Fort St. James Nickel has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t
however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest
on its debts this may have impacts in the future.
The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to
see the red area (debt) decreasing.
If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and
whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. Barry Brown has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Fort St. James Nickel Corp. since March 9, 2016. Mr. Brown has been the President at Strikezone Minerals (Canada) Ltd. since February 2000. He has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of GGX Gold Corp. since November 11, 2016. He has more than 35 years of experience as a director with publicly traded companies. He founded Ximen Mining Corp. (now Elm Tree Minerals Inc.) in 2006. He served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Gold World Resources Inc. and its Chief Executive Officer until April 29, 2005. Since 1978, Mr. Brown served as President of Barry Development Ltd. He served as Chief Executive Officer and President at Whistler Gold Exploration Inc., since February 19, 1999 until April 5, 2000. He has over 20 years of experience acting as a Director and/or President of reporting companies including Home Ventures Ltd., Regent Ventures Ltd., Hercules Ventures Inc., Reach Ventures Inc., Tracker Resources Ltd., Shoal Petroleum Ltd., Centaur Resources Ltd., Maximum Ventures Inc. and Baz Resources Ltd. Mr. Brown serves as Chairman of GGX Gold Corp (also know as Revolver Resources Inc.) since September 2016 and has been its Independent Director since July 29, 2015. He was a Director of Bluenose Gold Corp. from November 04, 2015 to November 02, 2018. He has been a Director of Whistler Gold Exploration Inc. since November 24, 2015. He has been Director at Fort St. James Nickel Corp. since December 22, 2015. He serves as a Director of Goldbank Mining Corporation since February 2, 2015and New Destiny Mining Corp. He has been Director of Newnote Financial Corp since July 23, 2015. He has been Director at Strikezone Minerals (Canada) Ltd. since February 2000. He served as an independent Director of Ximen Mining Corp. (formerly Everett Resources Limited) from December 04, 2006 to October 04, 2012. Mr. Brown served as Director of Palomine Mining Inc. since August 13, 2004. He served as Director of Gold World Resources Inc. since March 25, 1994 until January 17, 2007. He served as a Director of Universal Bioenergy, Inc., Barry Development Ltd. and Whistler Gold Exploration Inc. since November 24, 2015. Mr. Brown graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1976 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in finance.
Insufficient data for Barry to compare compensation growth.
Barry's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in Canada.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
Fort St. James Nickel
management team in years:
The tenure for the Fort St. James Nickel management team is about average.
Chief Financial Officer
Corporate Secretary & Director
Vice President of International Projects
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure of the
Fort St. James Nickel
board of directors in years:
The average tenure for the Fort St. James Nickel board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.
How Much Of Fort St James Nickel Corp (CVE:FTJ) Do Insiders Own?
The big shareholder groups in Fort St James Nickel Corp (CVE:FTJ) have power over the company. … Generally speaking, as a company grows, institutions will increase their ownership. … James Nickel is a small cap stock, so it might not be well known by many institutional investors.
Fort St. James Nickel Corp., a junior mineral exploration company, acquires, evaluates, and explores for mineral properties in North America. It explores for nickel deposits. The company owns a 100% interest in the Kilometre 26 project consisting of a group of mineral claims covering an area of 5,778 hectares located in the Omineca Mining Division, British Columbia.. Fort St. James Nickel Corp. was incorporated in 1988 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.
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