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
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$0.30|
|52 Week High||CA$0.58|
|52 Week Low||CA$0.22|
|1 Month Change||8.93%|
|3 Month Change||n/a|
|1 Year Change||-27.38%|
|3 Year Change||454.54%|
|5 Year Change||-11.59%|
|Change since IPO||-68.88%|
Recent News & Updates
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...
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...
|SCZ||CA Metals and Mining||CA Market|
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.
|SCZ Average Weekly Movement||11.4%|
|Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement||10.5%|
|Market Average Movement||9.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||17.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||3.7%|
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
|2011||n/a||Carlos Silva Ramos||https://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
|SCZ fundamental statistics|
Is SCZ overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SCZ income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$38.93m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.0052|
|Net Profit Margin||-3.48%|
How did SCZ perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Santacruz Silver 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 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).
How is Santacruz Silver 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 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.
How has Santacruz Silver Mining performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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.
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
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Carlos Silva Ramos
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.
Experienced Management: SCZ's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: SCZ's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 27.4%.
Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd.
- 580 Hornby Street
- Suite 880
- British Columbia
- V6C 3B6
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/19 00:08|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/18 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.