Los Andes Copper Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, acquires, explores, and develops copper deposits in Canada and Chile. More Details
No risks detected for LA from our risk checks.
Excellent 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 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LA's weekly volatility has decreased from 16% to 7% over the past year.
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 41% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LA exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -1.8% over the past year.
Long-Term 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
3 months ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Selling Los Andes Copper Ltd. (CVE:LA) Shares This Year?
5 months ago | Simply Wall StIs Los Andes Copper (CVE:LA) In A Good Position To Invest In Growth?
6 months ago | Simply Wall StLos Andes Copper Ltd. (CVE:LA) Insiders Have Been Selling
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: LA (CA$6.65) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CA$1.04)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LA is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA 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 (2.3x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (2.7x).
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.
- Examine Los Andes Copper'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.
- 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 13.9% 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 (71.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LA has a negative Return on Equity (-1.6%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Los Andes Copper's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LA's short term assets (CA$8.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$1.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: LA's short term assets (CA$8.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$8.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LA is debt free.
Reducing Debt: LA had no debt 5 years ago.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable LA has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: LA is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 18.1% per year.
What is Los Andes Copper current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Antony J. Amberg has been the Chief Executive Officer at Los Andes Copper Ltd. since May 13, 2015 and serves as its Chief Geologist and serves as its President from May 13, 2015. He began his career in...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Antony's total compensation ($USD182.85K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD165.33K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Antony's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Executive Chairman||1.5yrs||CA$57.15k||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||0.75yr||no data||no data|
|Head of Hydro Electric Project Development||no data||no data||no data|
|Controller||no data||no data||no data|
|Geologist Consultant||4.58yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LA's management team is considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman||1.5yrs||CA$57.15k||no data|
|Independent Director||13.5yrs||CA$23.46k||0.026% |
|Independent Director||7.5yrs||CA$5.00k||0.28% |
Experienced Board: LA's board of directors are considered experienced (9.2 years average tenure).
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.
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$180.653m
- Shares outstanding: 27.17m
- Website: https://www.losandescopper.com
- Los Andes Copper Ltd.
- 580 Hornby Street
- Suite 880
- British Columbia
- V6C 3B6
|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|
|L41A||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||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 Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/23 00:56|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/20 00:00|
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