Gowest Gold Ltd. operates as a gold exploration and development company in Canada. More Details
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Overvalued with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Gowest Gold's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GWA'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: GWA underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 49.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GWA exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Gowest Gold's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Gowest Gold 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 GWA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GWA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GWA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: GWA 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 GWA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GWA is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (2.9x).
How is Gowest Gold 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 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 SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Take a look at our analysis of GWA’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.
- Gowest Gold competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has Gowest Gold performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GWA is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: GWA is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GWA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 40.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GWA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: GWA 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: GWA has a negative Return on Equity (-22.91%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Gowest Gold's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GWA's short term assets (CA$1.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$14.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: GWA's short term assets (CA$1.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$15.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GWA's debt to equity ratio (51.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if GWA'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: GWA has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: GWA has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 21.5% each year
What is Gowest Gold current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GWA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GWA'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 GWA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GWA'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 GWA'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
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 h ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Greg's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD171.35K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Greg's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Secretary & CFO||12.25yrs||CA$147.00k||0.12% |
|Technical Advisor||1yr||CA$16.50k||0.43% |
|Investor Relations Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Treasurer||no data||no data||no data|
|Director of Exploration||no data||CA$9.20k||no data|
Experienced Management: GWA's management team is seasoned and experienced (12.3 years average tenure).
|Director||1yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||8.42yrs||CA$16.50k||1.52% |
|Independent Director||3yrs||CA$20.00k||0.27% |
Experienced Board: GWA's board of directors are considered experienced (6.1 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 28.8%.
Gowest Gold Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Gowest Gold Ltd.
- Ticker: GWA
- Exchange: TSXV
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CA$27.335m
- Shares outstanding: 78.10m
- Website: https://www.gowestgold.com
- Gowest Gold Ltd.
- 80 Richmond Street West
- Suite 1400
- M5H 2A4
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GWA||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Sep 1988|
|1GWA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Sep 1988|
|1GW||MUN (Boerse Muenchen)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Sep 1988|
|GWSA.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Sep 1988|
Gowest Gold Ltd. operates as a gold exploration and development company in Canada. The company focuses on the delineation and development of its 100% owned Bradshaw gold deposit, which is part of the North ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/25 23:53|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/23 00:00|
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