TSXV:SJL

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Saint Jean Carbon

Executive Summary

Saint Jean Carbon Inc., a junior resource company, acquires, explores for, and develops mineral properties in Canada.

Rewards

Trading at 71.6% below its fair value

Risk Analysis

Earnings have declined by -3.68% per year over past 5 years

Makes less than USD$1m in revenue (CA$45K)

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

Fair value with mediocre balance sheet.

Share Price & News

How has Saint Jean Carbon's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SJL has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

SJL

0.8%

CA Metals and Mining

0.8%

CA Market


1 Year Return

16.7%

SJL

28.8%

CA Metals and Mining

10.6%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: SJL underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 26.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SJL exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 10.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SJLIndustryMarket
7 Day0%0.8%0.8%
30 Day0%1.0%2.1%
90 Day16.7%8.5%6.6%
1 Year16.7%16.7%29.8%28.8%14.1%10.6%
3 Year-75.0%-75.0%-0.5%-2.3%17.0%6.4%
5 Year-41.7%-41.7%30.0%25.8%38.5%18.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Saint Jean Carbon's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Saint Jean Carbon undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SJL (CA$0.04) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$0.12)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SJL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SJL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

How is Saint Jean Carbon forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

18.0%

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 Saint Jean Carbon 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 Saint Jean Carbon performed over the past 5 years?

-3.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SJL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: SJL is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SJL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -3.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: SJL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-1.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SJL has a negative Return on Equity (-60.19%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Saint Jean Carbon's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SJL's short term assets (CA$104.9K) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$1.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: SJL has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SJL's debt to equity ratio (0.09%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: SJL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 35.7% to 0.09% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

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

Debt Coverage by Assets: SJL's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 35x debt).


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

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if SJL has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

What is Saint Jean Carbon's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.9%markettop25%5.5%industryaverage1.1%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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

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


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Management

What is the CEO of Saint Jean Carbon's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

1.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Paul Ogilvie 0

6.5yrs

Tenure

CA$469,800

Compensation

Mr. Paul A. Ogilvie has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Jean Carbon Inc. (Torch River Resources Ltd.) since April 2013. Mr. Ogilvie has been the Chief Executive Officer of Bolero Res ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Paul's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD165.67K).

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


Management Age and Tenure

1.6yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: SJL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

2.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: SJL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 21.6%.


Management Team

  • Sheela Hartley

    Secretary

    • Anna Lentz (59yo)

      CFO, Corporate Secretary & Director

      • Tenure: 1.3yrs
    • Paul Ogilvie

      Chairman & CEO

      • Tenure: 6.5yrs
      • Compensation: CA$469.80k
    • Laurie McCarney

      Director of Corporate Communications

      • Tenure: 6.5yrs
    • Scott Old

      Vice President of Sales & Marketing

      • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Doug Windsor

      President & Director

      • Tenure: 0.7yrs
    • V-Bond Lee

      Chief Commercialization Officer & Director

      • Tenure: 0.7yrs

    Board Members

    • Don Snyder (79yo)

      Director

      • Tenure: 16.8yrs
      • Compensation: CA$14.60k
    • Sam Kiri

      Member of Sri Lankan Advisory Board

      • Anna Lentz (59yo)

        CFO, Corporate Secretary & Director

        • Tenure: 1.3yrs
      • Paul Ogilvie

        Chairman & CEO

        • Tenure: 6.5yrs
        • Compensation: CA$469.80k
      • David Da Rin

        Director

        • Tenure: 4.2yrs
        • Compensation: CA$9.00k
      • Doug Windsor

        President & Director

        • Tenure: 0.7yrs
      • V-Bond Lee

        Chief Commercialization Officer & Director

        • Tenure: 0.7yrs

      Company Information

      Saint Jean Carbon Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


      Key Information

      • Name: Saint Jean Carbon Inc.
      • Ticker: SJL
      • Exchange: TSXV
      • Founded: 1997
      • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
      • Sector: Materials
      • Market Cap: CA$2.656m
      • Shares outstanding: 75.89m
      • Website: https://www.saintjeancarbon.com

      Location

      • Saint Jean Carbon Inc.
      • 70 Country Hills Landing NW
      • Suite 117
      • Calgary
      • Alberta
      • T3K 2L2
      • Canada

      Listings

      TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
      SJLTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADMay 2000
      WNFADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURMay 2000
      TORV.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDMay 2000

      Biography

      Saint Jean Carbon Inc., a junior resource company, acquires, explores for, and develops mineral properties in Canada. It operates in two segments, Mineral Exploration and Development, and Research and Development. The company primarily explores for graphite and molybdenum properties located in the provinces of Quebec, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. It also focuses on the scientific study and technology applications for graphite and graphene. The company was formerly known as Torch River Resources Ltd. and changed its name to Saint Jean Carbon Inc. in October 2013. Saint Jean Carbon Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is based in Calgary, Canada. 


      Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

      All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
      DataLast Updated (UTC time)
      Company Analysis2019/10/04 23:58
      End of Day Share Price2019/07/08 00:00
      Earnings2019/07/31
      Annual Earnings2018/10/31


      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.