Los Andes Copper Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, acquires, explores, and develops copper deposits in Canada and Chile.
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Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Los Andes Copper's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LA has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
CA Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
CA Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: LA exceeded the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 4.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LA exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 4.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Los Andes Copper's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs Los Andes Copper (CVE:LA) In A Good Position To Deliver On Growth Plans?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StTrade Alert: The Independent Director Of Los Andes Copper Ltd. (CVE:LA), Gonzalo Swett Delaveau, Has Just Spent CA$308k Buying Shares
3 months ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Buying Los Andes Copper Ltd. (CVE:LA) Shares?
Is Los Andes Copper 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 LA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: LA 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 LA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LA is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.6x).
How is Los Andes Copper 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 Los Andes Copper 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 LA’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.
- Los Andes Copper competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has Los Andes Copper performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LA is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LA is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LA is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 4.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LA 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: LA has a negative Return on Equity (-0.93%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Los Andes Copper's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LA's short term assets (CA$1.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$842.4K).
Long Term Liabilities: LA's short term assets (CA$1.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$8.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LA is debt free.
Reducing Debt: LA has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.8%.
Inventory Level: LA has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if LA'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: LA has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: LA has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -36.7% each year
What is Los Andes Copper's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LA'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 LA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LA'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 LA'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 board tenure
Antony Amberg 0
Mr. Antony J. Amberg has been the Chief Executive Officer at Los Andes Copper Ltd. since May 13, 2015 and serves as its Chief Geologist and serves as its President from May 13, 2015. He began his career in ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Antony's total compensation ($USD174.83K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD154.65K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Antony's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||12.8yrs||CA$5.50k||0.026% CA$23.7k|
|Independent Director||9.2yrs||CA$5.00k||0.33% CA$309.2k|
Experienced Board: LA's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: LA insiders have sold more shares than they have bought 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 7%.
Los Andes Copper Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Los Andes Copper Ltd.
- Ticker: LA
- Exchange: TSXV
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CA$92.364m
- Shares outstanding: 271.66m
- Website: https://www.losandescopper.com
- Los Andes Copper Ltd.
- Marine Building
- Suite 1260
- British Columbia
- V6C 2G8
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LA||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Sep 1988|
|LSAN.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Sep 1988|
|LA||SNSE (Santiago Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CL||USD||Sep 1988|
Los Andes Copper Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, acquires, explores, and develops copper deposits in Canada and Chile. It operates through Mineral Exploration and Hydroelectric Project segments. The company holds 100% interest in the Vizcachitas copper, molybdenum, and silver porphyry project located to the north of Santiago, Region V, Chile. It is also involved in the development of a run-of-river hydroelectric power generation facility on the Rocin River. The company was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/23 01:22|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/20 00:00|
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