TSXV:PEMC

Stock Analysis Report

Pacific Empire Minerals

Executive Summary

Pacific Empire Minerals Corp. engages in the acquisition and exploration of copper-gold porphyry and mineral properties in Canada.

Risk Analysis

Earnings have declined by -36.39% per year over past 5 years

Has less than 1 year of cash runway

Does not have a meaningful market cap (CA$3M)

Currently unprofitable and not forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years

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Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

20.0%

PEMC

2.4%

CA Metals and Mining

0.6%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-7.7%

PEMC

4.4%

CA Metals and Mining

5.8%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: PEMC underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 4.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PEMC underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 5.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

PEMCIndustryMarket
7 Day20.0%2.4%0.6%
30 Day50.0%1.2%0.5%
90 Day33.3%6.6%3.6%
1 Year-7.7%-7.7%5.0%4.4%9.1%5.8%
3 Yearn/a-10.4%-11.9%15.4%5.0%
5 Yearn/a22.9%19.2%33.6%14.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Pacific Empire Minerals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

2.26x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: PEMC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

How is Pacific Empire Minerals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

15.6%

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 Pacific Empire 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.


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Past Performance

How has Pacific Empire Minerals performed over the past 5 years?

-36.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PEMC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: PEMC is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PEMC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -36.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: PEMC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (11.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: PEMC has a negative Return on Equity (-95.23%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Pacific Empire Minerals's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PEMC's short term assets (CA$734.1K) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$127.9K).

Long Term Liabilities: PEMC's short term assets (CA$734.1K) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$22.3K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PEMC is debt free.

Reducing Debt: PEMC has not had any debt for past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: PEMC has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if PEMC's debt is 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.

Stable Cash Runway: PEMC has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: PEMC has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -50.9% each year


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.9%markettop25%5.3%industryaverage1.2%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PEMC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PEMC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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

6.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Brad Peters (46yo)

7.6yrs

Tenure

CA$111,600

Compensation

Mr. Brad Peters, B.Sc. is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Pacific Empire Minerals Corp. He served as Vice President of Exploration at Mainstream Minerals Corporation from December 1, 201 ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Brad's total compensation ($USD84.21K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD155.16K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Brad's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Brad Peters
CEO, President & Director7.6yrsCA$111.60k3.51% CA$90.3k
Douglas Reed
Chief Financial Officer4.8yrsCA$23.00kno data
Rory Ritchie
VP of Exploration & Director7.6yrsCA$109.60k3.58% CA$92.1k
Kim Casswell
Corporate Secretary3.7yrsno datano data

6.2yrs

Average Tenure

43.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: PEMC's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Brad Peters
CEO, President & Director7.6yrsCA$111.60k3.51% CA$90.3k
Rory Ritchie
VP of Exploration & Director7.6yrsCA$109.60k3.58% CA$92.1k
Paul Johnston
Geological Advisor & Member of Advisory Board0yrsno datano data
Keith Henderson
Independent Director2.8yrsCA$28.04k0.58% CA$15.0k
Larry Donaldson
Independent Director2.8yrsCA$28.04k1.17% CA$30.0k

5.2yrs

Average Tenure

47yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: PEMC's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: PEMC insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 35.8%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Pacific Empire Minerals Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Pacific Empire Minerals Corp.
  • Ticker: PEMC
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 2012
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$2.575m
  • Shares outstanding: 42.92m
  • Website: https://pemcorp.ca

Location

  • Pacific Empire Minerals Corp.
  • 850 West Hastings Street
  • Suite 211
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6C 1E1
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
PEMCTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADMar 2018
PEMS.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDMar 2018

Biography

Pacific Empire Minerals Corp. engages in the acquisition and exploration of copper-gold porphyry and mineral properties in Canada. It holds a 100% interest in the Paragon project that covers an area of 9,099 hectares; and an option to acquire a 100% interest in the Sat property, which covers 5,041 hectares located in the Skeena Mining Division of British Columbia. The company also has interests in 13 other mineral properties in British Columbia. Pacific Empire Minerals Corp. was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/17 01:19
End of Day Share Price2020/02/13 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/03/31


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.