Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is
available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale
at half price, they could be considered
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Northern Graphite. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for
it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Northern Graphite'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 Northern 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 Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.
Show me the analysis anyway
The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
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
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Northern Graphite's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Northern Graphite's earnings growth to the Canada market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Northern Graphite's revenue growth to the Canada market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Northern Graphite is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Northern Graphite is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
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.
Northern Graphite'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.
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.
A company's financial position is much like your own financial position,
it includes everything you own
The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up
Northern Graphite's finances.
The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Northern Graphite is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
Northern Graphite's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of
Northern Graphite'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.
High level of physical assets or inventory.
Northern Graphite has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.
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.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. Gregory Borden Bowes, also known as Greg, Hons. B.Sc. (Geology), MBA, P.Geo has been the Chief Executive Officer of Northern Graphite Corporation since May 1, 2009 and served as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Bowes has over 25 years of experience in the resource and engineering industries. He served as President of Northern Graphite Corporation from May 1, 2005 to February 2, 2011. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Mindesta Inc. (alternate name: Industrial Minerals Inc.) since May 10, 2010 and served as its President and Principal Accounting Officer. He served as Senior Vice President of Orezone Gold Corporation since February 18, 2009. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of IAMGOLD Burkina Faso Inc. (alternate name, Orezone Resources Inc.) from April 2008 to its acquisition in February 2009. He served as the Chief Financial Officer for IAMGOLD Burkina Faso Inc. from October 2005 to March 2007. He served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Andaurex Industries Inc. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of San Anton Resource Corporation from August 16, 2006 to April 1, 2008. He served as a Vice President, Corporate Development of IAMGOLD Burkina Faso Inc. from June 2004 to October 2007. His responsibilities were managing IAMGOLD Burkina Faso Inc.'s relationship with the investment community. He acted in for a large Canadian mining company and was also the President of an international engineering, design and project management company operating in developing countries. He served as Vice-President of Northgate Exploration Ltd. He was a Consultant to the mining industry. From 1992 to 2003, he operated his own consulting firm providing financial, investment and management services to mining, mineral exploration and engineering clients. He has been a Director of Northern Graphite Corporation since July 9, 2008. He served as a Director of Mindesta Inc. since June 23, 2008. He served as a Director of Mazorro Resources Inc. from 2008 to September 12, 2012. He served as a Director of Andaurex Industries Inc. since August 23, 1991. He served as a Director of San Anton Resource Corporation from August 12, 2006 to April 1, 2008. He served as a Director of IAMGOLD Burkina Faso Inc. from May 2007 to April 2008. Mr. Bowes holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from Queens University in 1979 and B.A (B.Sc.) with Honours in Earth Sciences (Geology) from the University of Waterloo in 1977.
Gregory's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Gregory's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Canada.
CEO & Director
CFO & Corporate Secretary
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
board of directors in years:
The tenure for the Northern Graphite board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors
CEO & Director
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
More shares have been bought than sold by Northern Graphite insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.
Who Are The Major Shareholders In Northern Graphite Corporation (CVE:NGC)?
I am going to take a deep dive into Northern Graphite Corporation’s (CVE:NGC) most recent ownership structure, not a frequent subject of discussion among individual investors. … When it comes to ownership structure of a company, the impact has been observed in both the long-and short-term performance of shares. … Therefore, it is beneficial for us to examine NGC's ownership structure in more detail.
Northern Graphite Corporation explores for and develops mineral properties in Canada. It holds a 100% interest in the Bissett Creek graphite project covering an area of approximately 3,662 hectares located in southeastern Ontario. The company was formerly known as Industrial Minerals Canada Inc. and changed its name to Northern Graphite Corporation in March 2010. Northern Graphite Corporation was incorporated in 2002 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.
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