Fura Gems Inc., a gemstone mining and marketing company, engages in the mining, exploration and acquisition of gemstone licenses in Barbados, the British Virgin Islands, Colombia, Dubai, India, Mozambique, Madagascar, and Australia. More Details
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Weak fundamentals or lack of information.
Share Price & News
How has Fura Gems's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FURA's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
CA Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
CA Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: FURA underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 48.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FURA underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -7.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Fura Gems's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Fura Gems 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 FURA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate FURA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FURA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: FURA 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 FURA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FURA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (8.8x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (3x).
How is Fura Gems 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 Fura Gems 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of FURA’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.
- Fura Gems competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has Fura Gems performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FURA is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: FURA is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FURA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 55.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare FURA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: FURA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (56.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FURA has a negative Return on Equity (-1660.62%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Fura Gems's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FURA's short term assets (CA$5.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$19.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: FURA's short term assets (CA$5.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$36.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FURA's debt to equity ratio (1869.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if FURA's debt to equity ratio has reduced 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: FURA has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: FURA has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 58.4% each year
What is Fura Gems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FURA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FURA'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 FURA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FURA'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 FURA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dev Shetty (43 yo)
Mr. Devidas Shetty, also known as Dev, serves as the Chief Operating Officer at Faberge. Mr. Shetty has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Fura Gems Inc. (formerly known as Fura Emeralds Inc ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dev's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD178.19K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dev's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||3.5yrs||CA$18.00k||0.028% |
|Vice President of Operations||3.33yrs||CA$446.79k||0.41% |
|Director of Technical Services||2.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Legal Counsel & Company Secretary||3.42yrs||no data||0.092% |
|Vice President of Communications||9.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing & Sales||2.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Exploration||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Geology - Mozambique||2.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Controller||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: FURA's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||no data||0% |
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Director||1.75yrs||no data||0% |
Experienced Board: FURA's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.4 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 101.3%.
Fura Gems Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Fura Gems Inc.
- Ticker: FURA
- Exchange: TSXV
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Precious Metals and Minerals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CA$39.445m
- Shares outstanding: 272.04m
- Website: https://www.furagems.com
- Fura Gems Inc.
- 65 Queen Street West
- Suite 800
- M5H 2M5
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FURA||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Oct 2007|
|BJ43||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 2007|
|FUGM.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Oct 2007|
Fura Gems Inc., a gemstone mining and marketing company, engages in the mining, exploration and acquisition of gemstone licenses in Barbados, the British Virgin Islands, Colombia, Dubai, India, Mozambique, ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/22 08:01|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/18 00:00|
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