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SCZ

Santacruz Silver MiningTSXV:SCZ Stock Report

Last Price

CA$0.30

Market Cap

CA$100.7m

7D

1.7%

1Y

-27.4%

Updated

19 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials
SCZ fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health1/6
Dividends0/6

SCZ Stock Overview

Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and operation of mineral properties in Mexico.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Santacruz Silver Mining
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$0.30
52 Week HighCA$0.58
52 Week LowCA$0.22
Beta1.46
1 Month Change8.93%
3 Month Changen/a
1 Year Change-27.38%
3 Year Change454.54%
5 Year Change-11.59%
Change since IPO-68.88%

Recent News & Updates

Jan 14
We Think Santacruz Silver Mining (CVE:SCZ) Has A Fair Chunk Of Debt

We Think Santacruz Silver Mining (CVE:SCZ) Has A Fair Chunk Of Debt

David Iben put it well when he said, 'Volatility is not a risk we care about. What we care about is avoiding the...

Sep 30
Santacruz Silver Mining (CVE:SCZ) Is Making Moderate Use Of Debt

Santacruz Silver Mining (CVE:SCZ) Is Making Moderate Use Of Debt

Howard Marks put it nicely when he said that, rather than worrying about share price volatility, 'The possibility of...

Shareholder Returns

SCZCA Metals and MiningCA Market
7D1.7%-0.6%0.2%
1Y-27.4%-1.4%18.2%

Return vs Industry: SCZ underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned -1.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SCZ underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 18.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is SCZ's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SCZ volatility
SCZ Average Weekly Movement11.4%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement10.5%
Market Average Movement9.8%
10% most volatile stocks in CA Market17.5%
10% least volatile stocks in CA Market3.7%

Stable Share Price: SCZ is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SCZ's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2011n/aCarlos Silva Ramoshttps://www.santacruzsilver.com

Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and operation of mineral properties in Mexico. The company primarily explores for silver, as well as for gold, zinc, lead, and copper deposits. It primarily holds 100% interest in the Rosario project located in the municipality of Charcas in the state of San Luis Potosi; and Zimapan mine that consists of 34 mining concessions covering an area of 5,139 hectares located in Hidalgo, Mexico.

Santacruz Silver Mining Fundamentals Summary

How do Santacruz Silver Mining's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SCZ fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$80.34m
Earnings (TTM)-US$1.72m
Revenue (TTM)US$49.42m

1.6x

P/S Ratio

-46.7x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SCZ income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$49.42m
Cost of RevenueUS$38.93m
Gross ProfitUS$10.48m
ExpensesUS$12.21m
Earnings-US$1.72m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.0052
Gross Margin21.21%
Net Profit Margin-3.48%
Debt/Equity Ratio96.5%

How did SCZ perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Santacruz Silver Mining undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

6.1x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SCZ is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.1x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (2.4x).


Future Growth

How is Santacruz Silver Mining forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

11.5%

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 Santacruz Silver 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.


Past Performance

How has Santacruz Silver Mining performed over the past 5 years?

30.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SCZ is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: SCZ is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SCZ is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 30.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: SCZ is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (93.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SCZ has a negative Return on Equity (-13.07%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Santacruz Silver Mining's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SCZ's short term assets ($24.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($37.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: SCZ's short term assets ($24.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($15.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SCZ's net debt to equity ratio (56.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: SCZ's debt to equity ratio has increased from 21% to 96.5% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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: SCZ has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: SCZ has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 8.2% each year


Dividend

What is Santacruz Silver Mining current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SCZ'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 SCZ's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SCZ'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 SCZ's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Carlos Silva Ramos

1.67yrs

Tenure

US$220,000

Compensation

Mr. Carlos Alberto Silva Ramos serves as Chief Executive Officer at Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. since May 11, 2020. Mr. Silva Ramos served as Chief Operating Officer of Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd.since...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Carlos's total compensation ($USD220.00K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD160.35K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Carlos's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SCZ's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: SCZ's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: SCZ 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 27.4%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd.
  • Ticker: SCZ
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 2011
  • Industry: Precious Metals and Minerals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: CA$100.719m
  • Shares outstanding: 330.23m
  • Website: https://www.santacruzsilver.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd.
  • 580 Hornby Street
  • Suite 880
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6C 3B6
  • Canada

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/19 00:08
End of Day Share Price2022/01/18 00:00
Earnings2021/09/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.