TSXV:MUR

Stock Analysis Report

Murchison Minerals

Executive Summary

Murchison Minerals Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and evaluation of mineral properties.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Risks

  • Murchison Minerals has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Murchison Minerals is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

How has Murchison Minerals's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

TSXV:MUR

3.4%

CA Metals and Mining

-0.9%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-39.1%

TSXV:MUR

21.7%

CA Metals and Mining

-6.1%

CA Market

MUR underperformed the Metals and Mining industry which returned 21.7% over the past year.

MUR underperformed the Market in Canada which returned -6.1% over the past year.


Share holder returns

MURIndustryMarket
7 Day0%3.4%-0.9%
30 Day-26.3%3.0%-3.4%
90 Day-12.5%27.9%-3.1%
1 Year-39.1%-39.1%22.7%21.7%-2.8%-6.1%
3 Year-77.4%-77.4%-6.6%-8.3%13.2%3.1%
5 Yearn/a-7.0%-10.3%10.8%-4.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Murchison Minerals undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

4.76x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Murchison Minerals to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Murchison Minerals to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

Murchison Minerals is loss making, we can't compare its value to the CA Metals and Mining industry average.

Murchison Minerals is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Canada market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Murchison Minerals, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Murchison Minerals is overvalued based on assets compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Murchison Minerals expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

35.0%

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 Murchison Minerals 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.


Next Steps

  • Examine Murchison Minerals'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.
  • Murchison Minerals competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.

Past Performance

How has Murchison Minerals performed over the past 5 years?

23.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Murchison Minerals does not make a profit even though their year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Murchison Minerals's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Murchison Minerals's 1-year growth to the CA Metals and Mining industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Murchison Minerals has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Murchison Minerals has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Murchison Minerals improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Murchison Minerals's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Murchison Minerals is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Murchison Minerals has no long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Murchison Minerals has no debt.

Murchison Minerals has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Murchison Minerals has no debt, it does not need to be 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.

Murchison Minerals has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.

Murchison Minerals has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 48.7% each year.


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Dividend

What is Murchison Minerals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Murchison Minerals's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Murchison Minerals's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Murchison Minerals has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Murchison Minerals's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Murchison Minerals has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Murchison Minerals's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

5.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

JC Potvin (66yo)

0.7yrs

Tenure

CA$27,363

Compensation

Mr. Jean-Charles Potvin, also known as JC, Hon. B.Sc. (Geology), M.B.A, is the Owner of Rukwa Uranium Ltd. Mr. Potvin has been the Chairman of Murchison Minerals Ltd. formerly known as Flemish Gold Corp si ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

JC's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in Canada.

Insufficient data for JC to compare compensation growth.


Board Age and Tenure

5.2yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Murchison Minerals board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by Murchison Minerals individual insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyCA$17,60019 Jun 19
Jean-Charles Potvin
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman
Shares160,000
Max PriceCA$0.11
BuyCA$11,00019 Jun 19
Erik Martin
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Financial Officer
CFO & Corporate Secretary
Shares100,000
Max PriceCA$0.11
BuyCA$37517 Jun 19
Jean-Charles Potvin
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman
Shares5,000
Max PriceCA$0.075
BuyCA$82510 Jun 19
Jean-Charles Potvin
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman
Shares11,000
Max PriceCA$0.075
BuyCA$36008 May 19
Jean-Charles Potvin
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman
Shares4,000
Max PriceCA$0.09
BuyCA$96030 Apr 19
Jean-Charles Potvin
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman
Shares12,000
Max PriceCA$0.08

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • JC Potvin (66yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
    • Compensation: CA$27.36k
  • Erik Martin (49yo)

    CFO & Corporate Secretary

    • Tenure: 12.6yrs
    • Compensation: CA$145.45k

Board Members

  • JC Potvin (66yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
    • Compensation: CA$27.36k
  • Denis Arsenault (64yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
    • Compensation: CA$19.67k
  • Don Johnson (83yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 14.8yrs
    • Compensation: CA$21.38k
  • David Pyper (57yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
    • Compensation: CA$20.52k

Company Information

Murchison Minerals Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Murchison Minerals Ltd.
  • Ticker: MUR
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 2001
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$3.390m
  • Shares outstanding: 48.42m
  • Website: https://www.murchisonminerals.com

Location

  • Murchison Minerals Ltd.
  • 120 Adelaide Street West
  • Suite 2500
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5H 1T1
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
3TFQDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEUROct 2007
MURTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADOct 2007

Biography

Murchison Minerals Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and evaluation of mineral properties. The company explores for zinc, nickel, copper, cobalt, silver, and go ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/25 00:43
End of Day Share Price2019/08/20 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.