Playfair Mining Ltd., an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties.
Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Playfair Mining's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PLY has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
CA Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
CA Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: PLY exceeded the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 2.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PLY exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Playfair Mining's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWe're A Little Worried About Playfair Mining's (CVE:PLY) Cash Burn Rate
3 months ago | Simply Wall StCan We See Significant Insider Ownership On The Playfair Mining Ltd. (CVE:PLY) Share Register?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StHow Much Of Playfair Mining Ltd. (CVE:PLY) Do Insiders Own?
Is Playfair Mining undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate PLY's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate PLY's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PLY is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: PLY 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 PLY's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PLY is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (10.1x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.5x).
How is Playfair Mining forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Playfair Mining 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of PLY’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- Playfair Mining competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has Playfair Mining performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PLY is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: PLY is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PLY is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 48.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare PLY's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: PLY is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (11.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PLY has a negative Return on Equity (-405.41%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Playfair Mining's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PLY's short term assets (CA$94.4K) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$310.6K).
Long Term Liabilities: PLY has no long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PLY is debt free.
Reducing Debt: PLY has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.7%.
Inventory Level: PLY has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if PLY'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: PLY has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: PLY has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 0.7% each year.
What is Playfair Mining's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PLY's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PLY'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 PLY's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PLY'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 PLY's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Don Moore (73yo)
Mr. Donald G. Moore, also known as Don, serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Playfair Mining Ltd and serves as its Chairman of the Board. Mr. Moore has been an Independent Consultant to junior mining c ...
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PLY insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 26.9%.
Playfair Mining Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Playfair Mining Ltd.
- Ticker: PLY
- Exchange: TSXV
- Founded: 1988
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CA$2.942m
- Shares outstanding: 73.55m
- Website: https://www.playfairmining.com
- Playfair Mining Ltd.
- 470 Granville Street
- Suite 230
- British Columbia
- V6C 1V5
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PLY||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Nov 1992|
|P1J1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Nov 1992|
|PLYF.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Nov 1992|
Playfair Mining Ltd., an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties. The company explores for copper, cobalt, and nickel. It holds a 100% interest in the Grey River Tungsten property consisting of nine mineral claims covering an area of 1,750 hectares located in southern Newfoundland, Canada. The company also has an option to acquire 100% interest in Ox Mountain Gold property located in County Sligo, Ireland; and the RKV Project located in Norway. The company was incorporated in 1988 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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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.