Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc., a junior mineral exploration and development company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of gold and base metal properties in Canada.
The last earnings update was 114 days ago.
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Laurion Mineral Exploration. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
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Laurion Mineral Exploration's
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
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Laurion Mineral Exploration's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
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 Laurion Mineral 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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and how much profit it is expected to make.
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professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected Metals and Mining industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Laurion Mineral Exploration
expected to grow at an
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Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Laurion Mineral Exploration's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
Metals and Mining
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Laurion Mineral Exploration
has a total score of
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
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The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up
Laurion Mineral Exploration's finances.
The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Laurion Mineral Exploration is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
Laurion Mineral Exploration has no long term commitments.
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of
Laurion Mineral Exploration's finances. If any of them are yellow this
indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
Low level of unsold assets.
Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 21.7x debt.
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t
however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest
on its debts this may have impacts in the future.
The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to
see the red area (debt) decreasing.
If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and
whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
Ms. Cynthia E. Le Sueur-Aquin, B.Sc. (Ind. Eng), has been the President of Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc. (also known as Laurion Gold Inc) since April 7, 2003 and also serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Since 1999, Ms. Le Sueur-Aquin serves as a Consultant in Huntsville, Ontario, with Quaere Strategia Inc. and has completed numerous mineral valuations, evaluations and fairness opinions for planned mergers and acquisitions in connection therewith. She has 29 years of mine management experience within the precious metal mining industry. She involved in global exploration and production operations, including the development and project management of many mines, sand and slimes recovery sites and gold recovery plants throughout the world. She served as Senior Vice-President, Exploration and Mining Projects for Antares Mining and Exploration Corp. Ms. Le Sueur-Aquin worked for Randgold and Exploration Company Limited, Rand Leases (V) Gold Mining Company Limited and Gold Fields Limited prior to coming to Canada in 1995. She served as Executive Officer of Houston Lake Mining Inc. She has been an Executive Director of Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc. since April 17, 2003. Her postings have provided her with direct exposure to cultural, political and regulatory issues in Indonesia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Canada, Mexico, Mozambique, Zambia, Botswana and other North African States. Ms. Le Sueur-Aquin also has experience in project financing, mining property acquisitions, corporate legal work and negotiations, company administration and investor relations.
Cynthia's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Cynthia's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in Canada.
Cynthia Le Sueur-Aquin
CFO & Director
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
Laurion Mineral Exploration
board of directors in years:
The tenure for the Laurion Mineral Exploration board of directors is about average.
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Should You Be Concerned About Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc's (TSXV:LME) Investors?
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Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc., a junior mineral exploration and development company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of gold and base metal properties in Canada. It primarily owns a 100% interest in the Ishkoday property covering an area of 4,442 hectare land package comprising 20 contiguous mining leases and 17 mining claims totaling 204 units located in Irwin, Walters, Elmhirst, and Pifher Townships located to the northeast of the town of Beardmore. The company was formerly known as Laurion Gold Inc. and changed its name to Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc. in October 2006. Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc. was incorporated in 1945 and is based in Toronto, Canada.
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