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
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Gowest Gold. 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
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Gowest Gold's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
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 Gowest Gold 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 Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.
Show me the analysis anyway
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
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Gowest Gold's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Gowest Gold's earnings growth to the Canada market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Gowest Gold's revenue growth to the Canada market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Gowest Gold is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Gowest Gold 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.
Gowest Gold'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.
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.
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. Gregory J. Romain, also known as Greg, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Gowest Gold Ltd since May 1, 2008. Mr. Romain has been the President of Norcast Income Fund since 2001 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since May 9, 2005. He served as President of Norcast Castings Company Ltd. from 2001 to July 2007. Mr. Romain joined Norcast in 1989 as a Technical Sales Representative. During his tenure with Norcast, Mr. Romain has held several positions including International Sales Manager in 1993 and Vice President Sales in 2000. He served as President & Chief Executive Officer of a Canadian manufacturing company that sold consumable products exclusively to the global mining industry. During his tenure as International Sales Manager, Mr. Romain was responsible for all the sales and marketing activities outside of North America. Mr. Romaine has been involved in the mining and mineral processing industry for over 20 years. Mr. Romaine is a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Mining Equipment for Service and Export. He has been a Director of Gowest Gold Ltd since May, 2008. He has been Trustee of Norcast Income Fund since May, 2005.
Greg's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.
Greg's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Canada.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
management team in years:
The average tenure for the Gowest Gold management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
Secretary & CFO
Investor Relations Officer
Manager of Exploration
Director of Exploration
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
board of directors in years:
The tenure for the Gowest Gold board of directors is about average.
Imagine Owning Gowest Gold And Trying To Stomach The 76% Share Price Drop
We wouldn't blame Gowest Gold Ltd (CVE:GWA) shareholders if they were still in shock after the stock dropped like a lead balloon, down 76% in just one year. … For example, investors may be hoping that Gowest Gold finds some valuable resources, before it runs out of money. … Gowest Gold has already given some investors a taste of the bitter losses that high risk investing can cause.
Is Gowest Gold Ltd's (CVE:GWA) Balance Sheet A Threat To Its Future?
Gowest Gold Ltd (CVE:GWA) is a small-cap stock with a market capitalization of CA$14m. … While investors primarily focus on the growth potential and competitive landscape of the small-cap companies, they end up ignoring a key aspect, which could be the biggest threat to its existence: its financial health.
What Did Gowest Gold Ltd's (CVE:GWA) CEO Take Home Last Year?
Understanding how CEOs are incentivised to run and grow their company is an important aspect of investing in a stock. … Incentives can be in the form of compensation, which should always be structured in a way that promotes value-creation to shareholders. … CEOs leading companies of similar size and profitability
What Investors Should Know About Gowest Gold Ltd's (CVE:GWA) Financial Strength
Investors are always looking for growth in small-cap stocks like Gowest Gold Ltd (CVE:GWA), with a market cap of CA$21.28m. … However, an important fact which most ignore is: how financially healthy is the business?
Is Gowest Gold Ltd (TSXV:GWA) Cheap And High Growth?
Gowest Gold Ltd (TSXV:GWA), a CADCA$46.65M small-cap, is a metals and mining operating in an industry which is sensitive to changes in the business cycle, as it supplies materials for construction activities. … If your initial investment thesis is around the growth prospects of GWA, there are other metals and mining companies that have delivered higher growth, and perhaps trading at a discount to the industry average. … Although its growth has delivered lower growth relative to its metals and mining peers in the near term, the market may be pessimistic on the stock, leading to a potential undervaluation.
Gowest Gold Ltd. operates as a gold exploration and development company in Canada. It focuses on the delineation and development of its 100% owned Bradshaw gold deposit, which is part of the North Timmins gold project located near Timmins, Ontario. The company was formerly known as Gowest Amalgamated Resources Ltd. and changed its name to Gowest Gold Ltd. in March 2011. Gowest Gold Ltd. was incorporated in 1982 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
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