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HPQ-Silicon Resources

Executive Summary

HPQ-Silicon Resources Inc. operates as a quartz exploration company in Canada.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has HPQ-Silicon Resources's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

11.9%

HPQ

3.2%

CA Metals and Mining

0.9%

CA Market


1 Year Return

161.1%

HPQ

30.3%

CA Metals and Mining

-12.5%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: HPQ exceeded the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 30.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HPQ exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -12.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

HPQIndustryMarket
7 Day11.9%3.2%0.9%
30 Day80.8%9.3%0.4%
90 Day291.7%47.4%17.4%
1 Year161.1%161.1%31.3%30.3%-9.5%-12.5%
3 Year95.8%95.8%31.5%29.2%4.1%-5.7%
5 Year487.5%487.5%85.3%80.2%23.4%4.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is HPQ-Silicon Resources's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is HPQ-Silicon Resources undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

8.63x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: HPQ is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (8.6x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (2.2x).


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Future Growth

How is HPQ-Silicon Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

20.2%

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 HPQ-Silicon Resources 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 HPQ-Silicon Resources performed over the past 5 years?

-1.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HPQ is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: HPQ is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HPQ is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -1.9% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: HPQ is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (18.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: HPQ has a negative Return on Equity (-20.48%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is HPQ-Silicon Resources's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HPQ's short term assets (CA$2.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$935.4K).

Long Term Liabilities: HPQ's short term assets (CA$2.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$3.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HPQ's debt to equity ratio (23.8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: HPQ's debt to equity ratio has increased from 16.1% to 23.8% over the 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: HPQ has sufficient cash runway for 2 months based on last reported free cash flow, but has since raised additional capital.

Forecast Cash Runway: HPQ is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 1 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.


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Dividend

What is HPQ-Silicon Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HPQ'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 HPQ's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HPQ'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 HPQ'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?

10.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bernard Tourillon

no data

Tenure

CA$150,000

Compensation

Mr. Bernard J. Tourillon, B.A.A., MBA is a Co-Founder of Beauce Gold Fields Inc and serves as its Chairman, Chief Operating Officer and Secretary. He serves as a Director of Beauce Gold Fields Inc since Au ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Bernard's total compensation ($USD110.30K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD173.94K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Bernard's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Bernard Tourillon
Chairmanno dataCA$150.00k2.54% CA$1.3m
Patrick Levasseur
President11.08yrsCA$138.47k2.32% CA$1.2m
Francois Rivard
Chief Financial Officer9.17yrsCA$91.93kno data
Noëlle Drapeau
Corporate Secretary & Director11.08yrsCA$19.00k0.77% CA$385.1k
Gilles Provost
Vice-President of Explorationno datano datano data

10.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: HPQ's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Bernard Tourillon
Chairmanno dataCA$150.00k2.54% CA$1.3m
Patrick Levasseur
President11.08yrsCA$138.47k2.32% CA$1.2m
Noëlle Drapeau
Corporate Secretary & Director11.08yrsCA$19.00k0.77% CA$385.1k
Daryl Hodges
Independent Director3.92yrsCA$19.00k0.50% CA$251.2k
Peter Smith
Independent Director5.42yrsCA$13.00kno data
Robert Robitaille
Independent Director12.08yrsCA$19.00k0.11% CA$55.5k
Richard Mimeau
Independent Director7.17yrsCA$10.00k0.11% CA$54.3k

11.1yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: HPQ's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: HPQ 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 10.1%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

HPQ-Silicon Resources Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: HPQ-Silicon Resources Inc.
  • Ticker: HPQ
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 1996
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$50.335m
  • Shares outstanding: 245.54m
  • Website: https://www.hpqsilicon.com

Location

  • HPQ-Silicon Resources Inc.
  • 3000, Rue Omer-Lavallée Street
  • Suite 306
  • Montreal
  • Quebec
  • H2Y 1R8
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HPQTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADJul 1998
URAG.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJul 1998
UGEDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJul 1998

Biography

HPQ-Silicon Resources Inc. operates as a quartz exploration company in Canada. It is involved in the exploration, mining, and production of silicon metals, solar grade silicon metals, and porous silicon wafers. The company holds interests in the Roncevaux property includes 27 claims covering an area of 1,895.76 hectares located in the Matapedia region of Gaspé; and Martinville property, which consists of 4 claims covering an area of 2.42 square kilometers located to the east of Montreal. It also manufactures multi and monocrystalline solar cells of the P and N types for the production of photovoltaic conversion. The company was formerly known as Uragold Bay Resources Inc. and changed its name to HPQ-Silicon Resources Inc. in July 2016. HPQ-Silicon Resources Inc. was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/03 00:34
End of Day Share Price2020/07/02 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.