TSXV:GWM

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Galway Metals Inc. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral resource properties.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Galway Metals's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: GWM's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

8.6%

GWM

7.3%

CA Metals and Mining

1.1%

CA Market


1 Year Return

5.0%

GWM

-7.0%

CA Metals and Mining

-22.9%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: GWM exceeded the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned -8.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GWM exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -24.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GWMIndustryMarket
7 Day8.6%7.3%1.1%
30 Day-28.4%-9.8%-17.3%
90 Day0%-10.8%-23.4%
1 Year5.0%5.0%-6.4%-7.0%-20.4%-22.9%
3 Year-10.0%-10.0%-17.4%-18.9%-12.7%-20.8%
5 Year162.5%162.5%12.6%9.5%0.1%-14.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Galway Metals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

3.23x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GWM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.2x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.2x).


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Future Growth

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

12.6%

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 Galway Metals 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 Galway Metals performed over the past 5 years?

-42.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GWM is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: GWM is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GWM is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -42.5% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: GWM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (16.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GWM has a negative Return on Equity (-38.38%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Galway Metals's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GWM's short term assets (CA$7.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$1.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: GWM has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GWM is debt free.

Reducing Debt: GWM 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: GWM has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: GWM has sufficient cash runway for 1.1 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -45.7% each year.


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Dividend

What is Galway Metals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GWM's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GWM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


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Management

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

5.4yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Robert Hinchcliffe

7.92s

Tenure

CA$272,840

Compensation

Mr. Robert P. Hinchcliffe has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Galway Gold Inc. since May 9, 2012. Mr. Hinchcliffe has been the President and Chief Executive Officer at Galway Metals Inc. sinc ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Robert's total compensation ($USD193.05K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD159.20K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Robert's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Hinchcliffe
President7.92yrsCA$272.84k10.85% CA$4.4m
Lawrence Strauss
VP of Corporate Development & Director5.42yrsCA$203.84k0.82% CA$330.7k
Robert White
Independent Director2yrsCA$104.55kno data
Phillip Walford
Member of Technical Advisory Board0.17yrno datano data
Michael Sutton
Chief Geologist & Director5.42yrsCA$122.55k1.29% CA$525.3k
Duncan Middlemiss
Member of Technical Advisory Boardno datano datano data
David Rhys
Member of Technical Advisory Board0.17yrno datano data
Alfonso Rengifo
Independent Director7.33yrsno data0.34% CA$137.8k
Harold Gibson
Member of Technical Advisory Board0.17yrno datano data
Joseph Cartafalsa
Independent Director7.33yrsno data1.52% CA$616.7k

5.4yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: GWM's board of directors are considered experienced (5.4 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: GWM 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 20.8%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Galway Metals Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Galway Metals Inc.
  • Ticker: GWM
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 2012
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$40.573m
  • Shares outstanding: 128.80m
  • Website: https://www.galwaymetalsinc.com

Location

  • Galway Metals Inc.
  • 82 Richmond Street East
  • Suite 200
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5C 1P1
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GWMTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADJan 2013
GAYM.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJan 2013
2L4DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJan 2013

Biography

Galway Metals Inc. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral resource properties. It explores for zinc, gold, copper, silver, and lead. The company holds an option to acquire 100% interest in the Clarence Stream gold project that covers an area of 60,465 hectares located in south-western New Brunswick, Canada. It also holds a 100% interest in the Estrades mine, related Newiska concessions, and adjacent Casa Berardi claims covering an area of 20,915 hectares in western Quebec, Canada. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/07 03:34
End of Day Share Price2020/04/06 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.