TSXV:SNS

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Select Sands Corp. engages in quarrying and producing silica sand.

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Fundamentals

Excellent balance sheet and overvalued.

Risks

  • Select Sands has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Select Sands is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

How has Select Sands's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

TSXV:SNS

4.0%

CA Metals and Mining

-1.1%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-93.5%

TSXV:SNS

21.2%

CA Metals and Mining

-6.4%

CA Market

SNS underperformed the Metals and Mining industry which returned 21.7% over the past year.

SNS underperformed the Market in Canada which returned -6.1% over the past year.


Share holder returns

SNSIndustryMarket
7 Day0%4.0%-1.1%
30 Day-45.5%3.0%-3.6%
90 Day-64.7%27.4%-3.4%
1 Year-93.5%-93.5%22.2%21.2%-3.1%-6.4%
3 Year-93.0%-93.0%-6.8%-8.6%13.1%3.1%
5 Yearn/a-7.0%-10.3%10.8%-4.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Select Sands's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Select Sands undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

0.1x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Select Sands to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Select Sands to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

Select Sands is loss making, we can't compare its value to the CA Metals and Mining industry average.

Select Sands is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Canada market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Select Sands, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Select Sands is good value based on assets compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Select Sands expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

35.0%

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 Select Sands 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 Select Sands performed over the past 5 years?

13.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Select Sands does not make a profit even though their year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Select Sands's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Select Sands's 1-year growth to the CA Metals and Mining industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Select Sands has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Select Sands has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Select Sands improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Select Sands's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Select Sands is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Select Sands's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Select Sands's level of debt (21.9%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

Unable to establish if Select Sands's debt level has increased without past 5-year debt data.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 1.5x 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.

Whilst loss making Select Sands has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains the current positive free cash flow level.

Whilst loss making Select Sands has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by -110.6% per year.


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Dividend

What is Select Sands's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Select Sands's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Select Sands's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Select Sands has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Select Sands's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Select Sands has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Select Sands's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.8yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Zig Vitols 0

2.7yrs

Tenure

US$343,338

Compensation

Mr. Zigurds R. Vitols, also known as Zig, serves as the President of Mid-South Division at Martin Marietta Material, Inc. Mr. Vitols has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Select Sands Corp. ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Zig's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Canada.

Zig's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Board Age and Tenure

3.8yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Select Sands board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$6,94201 Oct 18
Zigurds Vitols
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
President
Shares47,950
Max PriceUS$0.14

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Jeff Austin

    Consultant

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Raj Anand

    Consultant

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Darren Urquhart (47yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 4.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$128.40k
  • Zig Vitols

    President

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$343.34k

Board Members

  • Doug Turnbull (56yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$117.27k
  • John Kime (76yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$115.87k
  • Steve Goldman (63yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$63.12k
  • Dan Gillett

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$97.77k
  • Zig Vitols

    President

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$343.34k

Company Information

Select Sands Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Select Sands Corp.
  • Ticker: SNS
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$2.657m
  • Shares outstanding: 88.56m
  • Website: https://www.selectsands.com

Location

  • Select Sands Corp.
  • 850 West Hastings Street
  • Suite 310
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6C 1E1
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SNSTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADNov 2007
SLSD.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDNov 2007
ROGDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURNov 2007

Biography

Select Sands Corp. engages in quarrying and producing silica sand. It holds a 100% interest in the Sandtown property covering approximately 520 acres located in northeast Arkansas, the United States. Selec ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/26 00:14
End of Day Share Price2019/08/23 00:00
Earnings2019/03/31
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.