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SCZ

Santacruz Silver Mining TSXV:SCZ Stock Report

Last Price

CA$0.39

Market Cap

CA$131.7m

7D

6.8%

1Y

-26.4%

Updated

21 May, 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.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Santacruz Silver Mining
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$0.39
52 Week HighCA$0.58
52 Week LowCA$0.22
Beta1.65
1 Month Change-23.53%
3 Month Change18.18%
1 Year Change-26.42%
3 Year Change550.00%
5 Year Change81.40%
Change since IPO-60.20%

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...

Shareholder Returns

SCZCA Metals and MiningCA Market
7D6.8%4.0%0.8%
1Y-26.4%-7.4%4.9%

Return vs Industry: SCZ underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned -7.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SCZ underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 4.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is SCZ's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SCZ volatility
SCZ Average Weekly Movement14.4%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement10.8%
Market Average Movement9.9%
10% most volatile stocks in CA Market16.9%
10% least volatile stocks in CA Market4.3%

Stable Share Price: SCZ is more volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SCZ's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Canadian stocks.

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 and zinc, as well as lead and copper deposits. It holds interests in the Zimapan Mine that consists of 34 mining concessions covering an area of 5,139 hectares located in Hidalgo, Mexico; and two exploration properties, which include the La Pechuga Property and the Santa Gorgonia Prospect.

Santacruz Silver Mining Fundamentals Summary

How do Santacruz Silver Mining's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SCZ fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$102.59m
Earnings (TTM)-US$11.56m
Revenue (TTM)US$53.33m

1.9x

P/S Ratio

-8.9x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SCZ income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$53.33m
Cost of RevenueUS$42.00m
Gross ProfitUS$11.33m
Other ExpensesUS$22.90m
Earnings-US$11.56m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.034
Gross Margin21.25%
Net Profit Margin-21.68%
Debt/Equity Ratio438.2%

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?

Valuation Score

0/6

Valuation Score 0/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


37.5x

Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SCZ's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SCZ's fair value for valuation analysis.


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 (37.5x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (2x).


Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score

0/6

Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


8.2%

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?

Past Performance Score

0/6

Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


24.8%

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 24.8% 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 (-3.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SCZ has a negative Return on Equity (-422.39%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Santacruz Silver Mining's financial position?

Financial Health Score

1/6

Financial Health Score 1/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SCZ's short term assets ($22.1M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($41.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: SCZ's short term assets ($22.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($16.3M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SCZ's net debt to equity ratio (254.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: SCZ's debt to equity ratio has increased from 23.9% to 438.2% 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 13.9% each year


Dividend

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

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

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.


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 SCZ has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

2.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Carlos Silva Ramos

2yrs

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 ($USD220.00K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD168.24K).

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 considered experienced (2 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: SCZ's board of directors are considered experienced (7.1 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 7.4%.


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$131.707m
  • Shares outstanding: 337.71m
  • Website: https://www.santacruzsilver.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd.
  • 595 Howe Street
  • 10th Floor
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6C 2T5
  • Canada

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/21 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/20 00:00
Earnings2021/12/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.