TSXV:ISS

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International Samuel Exploration

Executive Summary

International Samuel Exploration Corp., an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties in Canada.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has International Samuel Exploration's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ISS has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

ISS

4.7%

CA Metals and Mining

0.1%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-56.0%

ISS

5.4%

CA Metals and Mining

4.5%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: ISS underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 5.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ISS underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 4.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ISSIndustryMarket
7 Day0%4.7%0.1%
30 Day10.0%4.2%0.9%
90 Day10.0%14.1%3.7%
1 Year-56.0%-56.0%6.0%5.4%7.8%4.5%
3 Year-91.5%-91.5%0.2%-1.5%18.2%7.5%
5 Year-89.0%-89.0%26.6%22.9%33.7%14.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is International Samuel Exploration's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is International Samuel Exploration undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.84x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ISS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.6x).


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Future Growth

How is International Samuel Exploration forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

13.5%

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 International Samuel Exploration 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 International Samuel Exploration performed over the past 5 years?

0.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ISS is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ISS is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ISS is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 0.2% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: ISS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (11.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ISS has a negative Return on Equity (-1123.3%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is International Samuel Exploration's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ISS's short term assets (CA$55.9K) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$177.6K).

Long Term Liabilities: ISS has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ISS is debt free.

Reducing Debt: ISS has not had any debt for past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: ISS has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if ISS's debt is covered by short term assets.


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: ISS has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: ISS has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -43.6% each year


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Dividend

What is International Samuel Exploration's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

2.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Conrad Swanson (70yo)

2.9yrs

Tenure

CA$10,500

Compensation

MMr. Conrad K. Swanson has been Chief Executive Officer and President of International Samuel Exploration Corp. since March 27, 2017. Mr. Swanson has been an Advisor of Surge Copper Corp. since May 2018. H ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Conrad's total compensation ($USD7.95K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD154.65K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Conrad Swanson
Chairman2.9yrsCA$10.50k2.51% CA$14.0k
Chantelle Collins
Chief Financial Officer4.2yrsCA$31.35k0.34% CA$1.9k
Derrick Strickland
Vice President of Exploration2.1yrsno datano data
Taryn Downing
Corporate Secretary8.8yrsno data0.47% CA$2.6k
Mark Tommasi
Consultant2.9yrsno datano data
Michael Arthurs
Consultant & Member of Advisory Board2.1yrsCA$5.00kno data

2.9yrs

Average Tenure

52yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: ISS's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Conrad Swanson
Chairman2.9yrsCA$10.50k2.51% CA$14.0k
Michael Arthurs
Consultant & Member of Advisory Board2.1yrsCA$5.00kno data
Alvin Jackson
Independent Director2.1yrsno data0.025% CA$137.5
Gregory Stewart
Independent Director8.2yrsno data2.47% CA$13.8k
Jay Roberge
Independent Director2.1yrsno datano data

2.1yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: ISS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 71.7%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

International Samuel Exploration Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: International Samuel Exploration Corp.
  • Ticker: ISS
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$559.115k
  • Shares outstanding: 5.08m
  • Website: https://www.internationalsamuelexploration.com

Location

  • International Samuel Exploration Corp.
  • 888 – 700 West Georgia Street
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V7Y 1G5
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ISSTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADMay 1999
RFC3DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURMay 1999
ISSF.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDMay 1999

Biography

International Samuel Exploration Corp., an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties in Canada. It has an option agreement to acquire a 100% interest in the Lucifer Property, Mickey Davis Property, Grizzly Porphyry Property, and Williams Property which are located in northwestern British Columbia. The company was formerly known as TranDirect.com Technologies Inc. and changed its name to International Samuel Exploration Corp. in July 2001. International Samuel Exploration Corp. is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/24 01:04
End of Day Share Price2020/02/14 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/06/30


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.