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Lion One Metals TSXV:LIO Stock Report

Last Price


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06 Oct, 2022


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LIO fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6

LIO Stock Overview

Lion One Metals Limited engages in the acquisition, exploration, and evaluation of mineral resources in Fiji.

Lion One Metals Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Lion One Metals
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$0.76
52 Week HighCA$1.66
52 Week LowCA$0.63
1 Month Change-27.62%
3 Month Change-43.70%
1 Year Change-32.74%
3 Year Change-11.63%
5 Year Change63.44%
Change since IPO-50.97%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

LIOCA Metals and MiningCA Market

Return vs Industry: LIO underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned -6.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LIO underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is LIO's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LIO volatility
LIO Average Weekly Movement10.7%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement11.7%
Market Average Movement10.1%
10% most volatile stocks in CA Market18.4%
10% least volatile stocks in CA Market3.8%

Stable Share Price: LIO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LIO's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

n/a185Walter Berukoff

Lion One Metals Limited engages in the acquisition, exploration, and evaluation of mineral resources in Fiji. The company’s principal property is the 100% owned Tuvatu Gold project, which comprise four special prospecting licenses covering an area of approximately 13,619 hectares located on the island of Viti Levu in Fiji. The company is headquartered in North Vancouver, Canada.

Lion One Metals Fundamentals Summary

How do Lion One Metals's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LIO fundamental statistics
Market CapCA$132.07m
Earnings (TTM)-CA$2.51m
Revenue (TTM)n/a


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LIO income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueCA$129.34k
Gross Profit-CA$129.34k
Other ExpensesCA$2.38m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.014
Gross Margin0.00%
Net Profit Margin0.00%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did LIO perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is LIO undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Book vs Peers

  • Price-To-Book vs Industry

  • Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LIO?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

LIO key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenuen/a
Enterprise Value/EBITDA-42.6x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Book Ratio vs Peers

How does LIO's PB Ratio compare to its peers?

LIO PB Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PB ratio for LIO vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPBEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average62x
ITH International Tower Hill Mines
LGD Liberty Gold
MKO Mako Mining
ABR Arbor Metals
LIO Lion One Metals

Price-To-Book vs Peers: LIO is good value based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (1x) compared to the peer average (62x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does LIO's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the CA Metals and Mining Industry?

Price-To-Book vs Industry: LIO is good value based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (1x) compared to the Canadian Metals and Mining industry average (1.6x)

Price to Book Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is LIO's PB Ratio compared to its Fair PB Ratio? This is the expected PB Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

LIO PB Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PB Ratio1x
Fair PB Ration/a

Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LIO's Price-To-Book Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of LIO when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LIO's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LIO's fair value for valuation analysis.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but there are not enough analysts covering the stock to determine statistical confidence in agreement.

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Future Growth

How is Lion One Metals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if LIO's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.6%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if LIO's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if LIO's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if LIO's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market.

High Growth Revenue: LIO is forecast to have no revenue next year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if LIO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has Lion One Metals performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LIO is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LIO is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LIO is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 11.9% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: LIO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-7.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: LIO has a negative Return on Equity (-1.93%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Lion One Metals's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LIO's short term assets (CA$37.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$1.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: LIO has no long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LIO is debt free.

Reducing Debt: LIO had no debt 5 years ago.

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: LIO has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: LIO has sufficient cash runway for 1.6 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 15.6% each year.

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What is Lion One Metals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Lion One Metals Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Lion One Metals dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Lion One Metals)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (CA)1.9%
Market Top 25% (CA)6.0%
Industry Average (Metals and Mining)2.5%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Lion One Metals)n/a

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LIO's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as LIO has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Walter Berukoff (77 yo)





Mr. Walter Harold Berukoff has been the Chairman and Director of Lion One Metals Limited since December 1, 1997 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since 2010. He is Founder of Lion One Metals Limited...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Walter Berukoff's Compensation vs Lion One Metals Earnings
How has Walter Berukoff's remuneration changed compared to Lion One Metals's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Jun 30 2022n/an/a


Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021n/an/a


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021CA$462kCA$243k


Mar 31 2021n/an/a


Dec 31 2020n/an/a


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020CA$308kCA$220k


Mar 31 2020n/an/a


Dec 31 2019n/an/a


Sep 30 2019n/an/a


Jun 30 2019CA$265kCA$220k


Mar 31 2019n/an/a


Dec 31 2018n/an/a


Sep 30 2018n/an/a


Jun 30 2018CA$325kCA$220k


Mar 31 2018n/an/a


Dec 31 2017n/an/a


Sep 30 2017n/an/a


Jun 30 2017CA$413kCA$180k


Mar 31 2017n/an/a


Dec 31 2016n/an/a


Sep 30 2016n/an/a


Jun 30 2016CA$80kCA$60k


Compensation vs Market: Walter's total compensation ($USD336.57K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD177.91K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Walter's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LIO's management team is considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: LIO's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.9 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.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of LIO?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Individual Insiders16,212,6929.3%
General Public130,461,60975.1%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 11.1%.

Top Shareholders

Top 17 shareholders own 24.92% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Walter Berukoff
15,596,732CA$11.9m0%no data
Franklin Resources, Inc.
11,079,500CA$8.4m0%no data
Invesco Ltd.
6,571,940CA$5.0m0%no data
Red Lion Management Ltd, Asset Management Arm
Aegis Financial Corporation
GAMCO Investors, Inc.
867,000CA$658.9k0%no data
Mackenzie Financial Corporation
521,917CA$396.7k0%no data
Canada Life Investment Management Ltd.
U.S. Global Investors, Inc.
IG Investment Management, Ltd.
344,829CA$262.1k0%no data
Hamish Greig
300,000CA$228.0k0%no data
Kevin Puil
175,000CA$133.0k0%no data
Tony Young
105,000CA$79.8k0%no data
Banca Credinvest SA, Asset Management Arm
iW Partners S.A.
Richard Meli
35,960CA$27.3k0%no data
CAIAC Fund Management AG
30,000CA$22.8k0%no data

Company Information

Lion One Metals Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Lion One Metals Limited
  • Ticker: LIO
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Gold
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: CA$132.065m
  • Shares outstanding: 173.77m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Lion One Metals Limited
  • 306-267 West Esplanade
  • North Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V7M 1A5
  • Canada


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LIOTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADJan 2011
LY1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJan 2011
LOML.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJan 2011
LLOASX (Australian Securities Exchange)CDI COM 1:1AUAUDJun 2013
LLOCHIA (Chi-X Australia)CDI COM 1:1AUAUDJun 2013

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/06 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/10/06 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/06/30

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.