International Samuel Exploration Corp., an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties in Canada.
Excellent 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'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: ISS underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 31.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ISS underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -11.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is International Samuel Exploration's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 months ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why International Samuel Exploration (CVE:ISS) Must Play Its Cards Just Right
11 months ago | Simply Wall StDid Changing Sentiment Drive International Samuel Exploration's (CVE:ISS) Share Price Down A Painful 95%?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StShould You Take Comfort From Insider Transactions At International Samuel Exploration Corp. (CVE:ISS)?
Is International Samuel Exploration 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 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 (2.5x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.8x).
How is International Samuel Exploration 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 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.
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- Examine International Samuel Exploration's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- International Samuel Exploration competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
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How has International Samuel Exploration performed over the past 5 years?
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, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -13.8% 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 (14.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ISS has a negative Return on Equity (-1145.86%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is International Samuel Exploration's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ISS's short term assets (CA$52.1K) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$196.6K).
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.
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 sufficient cash runway for 1 months based on last reported free cash flow, but has since raised additional capital.
Forecast Cash Runway: ISS is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 0 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.
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 recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ISS'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 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Conrad Swanson (70yo)
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 ($USD7.78K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD165.83K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Conrad's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||4.5yrs||CA$31.35k||0.34% CA$2.4k|
|Vice President of Exploration||2.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Corporate Secretary||9.08yrs||no data||0.47% CA$3.3k|
|Consultant||3.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Consultant & Member of Advisory Board||2.42yrs||CA$5.00k||no data|
Experienced Management: ISS's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
|Consultant & Member of Advisory Board||2.42yrs||CA$5.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.42yrs||no data||0.025% CA$175.0|
|Independent Director||8.5yrs||no data||2.47% CA$17.6k|
|Independent Director||2.42yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: ISS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
International Samuel Exploration Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: International Samuel Exploration Corp.
- Ticker: ISS
- Exchange: TSXV
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CA$711.600k
- Shares outstanding: 5.08m
- Website: https://www.internationalsamuelexploration.com
- International Samuel Exploration Corp.
- 888 – 700 West Georgia Street
- British Columbia
- V7Y 1G5
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ISS||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||May 1999|
|RFC4||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||May 1999|
|ISSF.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||May 1999|
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
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/04 02:06|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/03 00:00|
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