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Executive Summary

Mason Graphite Inc., a graphite mining and processing company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, evaluation, and development of mineral properties in Canada.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Mason Graphite's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: LLG's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

16.7%

LLG

-1.7%

CA Metals and Mining

1.4%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-53.3%

LLG

33.4%

CA Metals and Mining

-11.3%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: LLG underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 36.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LLG underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -11.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

LLGIndustryMarket
7 Day16.7%-1.7%1.4%
30 Day9.4%1.7%4.2%
90 Day-27.1%24.1%-9.4%
1 Year-53.3%-53.3%34.4%33.4%-8.3%-11.3%
3 Year-90.0%-90.0%17.5%15.4%0.04%-9.2%
5 Year-65.0%-65.0%57.0%52.6%16.7%-0.01%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Mason Graphite's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Mason Graphite undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.69x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LLG is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Mason Graphite forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

24.1%

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 Mason Graphite 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 Mason Graphite performed over the past 5 years?

26.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LLG is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LLG is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LLG is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 26.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: LLG 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: LLG has a negative Return on Equity (-69.66%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Mason Graphite's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LLG's short term assets (CA$31.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$3.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: LLG has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LLG is debt free.

Reducing Debt: LLG has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 45.4%.


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: Insufficient data to determine if LLG has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if LLG has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

What is Mason Graphite's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

1.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Paul Carmel

0.17

Tenure

CA$88,000

Compensation

Mr. Paul R. Carmel, P.Eng, ICD.D, serves as Chairman of the Board of Mason Graphite Inc. since March 2018. Mr. Carmel serves as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Mason Graphite Inc. since Ap ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Paul Carmel
Interim President 0.17yrCA$88.00kno data
Pascale Choquet
Interim CFO and Director of Finance & Administration1yrCA$11.70kno data
Jean L'Heureux
Executive Vice President of Process Development7yrsCA$321.30kno data

1.0yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: Insufficient data to determine LLG's average management tenure and whether the management team is experienced.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Paul Carmel
Interim President 0.17yrCA$88.00kno data
François Laurin
Independent Director7.67yrsCA$56.00k0.58% CA$137.1k
Gaston Morin
Independent Director0.50yrno data0.011% CA$2.6k
Guy Chamard
Independent Director4.5yrsCA$41.00k0.014% CA$3.4k
Gilles Gingras
Independent Director2.25yrsCA$35.00kno data
Peter Damouni
Director0.33yrno datano data

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: LLG's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.2 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Mason Graphite Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Mason Graphite Inc.
  • Ticker: LLG
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 2011
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$23.840m
  • Shares outstanding: 136.23m
  • Website: https://www.masongraphite.com

Location

  • Mason Graphite Inc.
  • 3030 Le Carrefour Boulevard
  • Suite 600
  • Laval
  • Quebec
  • H7T 2P5
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LLGTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADOct 2012
MGPH.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDOct 2012
M01DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEUROct 2012
0V5QLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGBCADOct 2012

Biography

Mason Graphite Inc., a graphite mining and processing company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, evaluation, and development of mineral properties in Canada. It primarily owns a 100% interest in the Lac Guéret graphite property, which consists of 215 claims covering an area of 11,630 hectares located in northeastern Quebec. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in Laval, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/02 04:28
End of Day Share Price2020/06/01 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
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.