NOU Stock Overview
Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and evaluation of mineral properties in Canada.
Nouveau Monde Graphite Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$7.25|
|52 Week High||CA$11.90|
|52 Week Low||CA$4.36|
|1 Month Change||-4.98%|
|3 Month Change||16.75%|
|1 Year Change||2.84%|
|3 Year Change||245.24%|
|5 Year Change||88.31%|
|Change since IPO||190.00%|
Recent News & Updates
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|NOU||CA Metals and Mining||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: NOU exceeded the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned -15.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NOU exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -7.3% over the past year.
|NOU Average Weekly Movement||12.7%|
|Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement||11.5%|
|Market Average Movement||9.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||18.2%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||3.8%|
Stable Share Price: NOU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 13% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NOU's weekly volatility (13%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and evaluation of mineral properties in Canada. It primarily explores for graphite. The company’s flagship project is the Matawinie property that includes 392 mining claims covering an area of 21,750 hectares situated to the north of Montreal, Quebec.
Nouveau Monde Graphite Fundamentals Summary
|NOU fundamental statistics|
Is NOU overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|NOU income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CA$16.14m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.89|
|Net Profit Margin||0.00%|
How did NOU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is NOU undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 0/6
Price-To-Book vs Peers
Price-To-Book vs Industry
Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for NOU?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is NOU's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Book Ratio vs Peers
How does NOU's PB Ratio compare to its peers?
|NOU PB Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PB||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
POM PolyMet Mining
TLO Talon Metals
LI American Lithium
LA Los Andes Copper
NOU Nouveau Monde Graphite
Price-To-Book vs Peers: NOU is expensive based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (4.7x) compared to the peer average (2.9x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does NOU's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the CA Metals and Mining Industry?
Price-To-Book vs Industry: NOU is expensive based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (4.7x) compared to the Canadian Metals and Mining industry average (1.4x)
Price to Book Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is NOU'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.
|Current PB Ratio||4.7x|
|Fair PB Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NOU's Price-To-Book Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of NOU when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NOU's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NOU'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: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Nouveau Monde Graphite forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if NOU's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if NOU's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if NOU's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: NOU's revenue (60.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NOU's revenue (60.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if NOU's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Nouveau Monde Graphite performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NOU is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: NOU is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NOU is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 48.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare NOU's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: NOU 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: NOU has a negative Return on Equity (-58.26%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Nouveau Monde Graphite's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NOU's short term assets (CA$40.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$15.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: NOU's short term assets (CA$40.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$5.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NOU has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if NOU's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
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: NOU has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: NOU has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 43.5% each year
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What is Nouveau Monde Graphite current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Nouveau Monde Graphite Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (Nouveau Monde Graphite)||n/a|
|Market Bottom 25% (CA)||2.0%|
|Market Top 25% (CA)||6.0%|
|Industry Average (Metals and Mining)||2.7%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Nouveau Monde Graphite)||n/a|
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NOU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NOU'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 NOU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NOU'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 NOU 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
Mr. Eric Desaulniers, MSc, P.Geo, has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. since January 2013 and served as its Chairman since September 12, 2019 until September 2020....
CEO Compensation Analysis
|Eric Desaulniers's Compensation vs Nouveau Monde Graphite Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jun 30 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2021||CA$2m||CA$425k|
|Sep 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2020||CA$838k||CA$375k|
|Sep 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2019||CA$542k||CA$275k|
|Sep 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2018||CA$326k||CA$225k|
|Sep 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2017||CA$308k||CA$225k|
|Sep 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2016||CA$390k||CA$180k|
|Sep 30 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2015||CA$180k||CA$150k|
Compensation vs Market: Eric's total compensation ($USD1.56M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD828.87K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Eric's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: NOU's management team is considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: NOU's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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
|04 Apr 22||BuyCA$86,534||Nathalie Pilon||Individual||10,000||CA$8.65|
|23 Nov 21||SellCA$113,150||Eric Desaulniers||Individual||10,000||CA$11.31|
|18 Nov 21||SellCA$3,997,202||The Pallinghurst Group||Company||566,979||CA$7.05|
|21 Oct 21||BuyCA$1,900,460||Pallinghurst Graphite Limited||Company||220,471||CA$8.62|
|18 Oct 21||BuyCA$14,999,996||Pallinghurst Graphite Limited||Company||7,500,000||CA$2.00|
|15 Oct 21||BuyCA$486,402||Arne Frandsen||Individual||51,966||CA$9.36|
|15 Oct 21||BuyCA$1,803,925||The Pallinghurst Group||Company||192,727||CA$9.36|
|15 Oct 21||BuyCA$486,402||Andrew Willis||Individual||51,966||CA$9.36|
|15 Oct 21||SellCA$17,550,001||Pallinghurst Graphite Limited||Company||1,875,000||CA$9.36|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 18.5%.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc.
- Ticker: NOU
- Exchange: TSXV
- Founded: 2011
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: CA$404.288m
- Shares outstanding: 55.76m
- Website: https://nmg.com
- Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc.
- 481 Brassard Street
- J0K 3B0
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|NOU||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Jan 2013|
|NMG||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jan 2013|
|NM9A||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 2013|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/28 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/28 00:00|
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.