Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is
available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale
at half price, they could be considered
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
South Star Mining. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for
it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
South Star Mining's
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
South Star Mining's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
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 South Star 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 Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.
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The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected Metals and Mining industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
South Star Mining
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare South Star Mining's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare South Star Mining's earnings growth to the Canada market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare South Star Mining's revenue growth to the Canada market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if South Star Mining is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if South Star Mining is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
South Star Mining's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
Metals and Mining
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
South Star Mining
has a total score of
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
A company's financial position is much like your own financial position,
it includes everything you own
The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up
South Star Mining's finances.
The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
South Star Mining is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
South Star Mining has no long term commitments.
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of
South Star Mining's finances. If any of them are yellow this
indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
High level of physical assets or inventory.
South Star Mining has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t
however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest
on its debts this may have impacts in the future.
The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to
see the red area (debt) decreasing.
If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and
whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. Eric Allison has been the Chief Executive Officer of STEM 7 Capital Inc. (now South Star Mining Corp.) since July 26, 2017 and Director since April 12, 2017. Mr. Allison served as the Director of Research and Chief Geologist at Casimir Capital L.P. and Casimir Capital L.P., Research Division since 2010. Mr. Allison served as the Managing Director at Schoolcraft College and Casimir Capital L.P. He provides consulting services to a variety of companies, funds, project developers and individuals on a global basis. He was the President at Casimir Resource Advisors, LLC. In that position, Mr. Allison provided technical advisory and evaluation services for a number of Casimir Capital's clients. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Director and Vice President at Sempra Commodities from 1999 to 2009 where he was responsible for the business development activities at Sempra Metals and Concentrates and Sempra Energy Trading. From 2012 to 2015, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Brazahav Resources. Over his career, he has also served in various roles for Cyprus Amax Minerals, Suburban Propane Exploration, Amax Energy, SPG Exploration and Texaco. He has served on the board of directors of several wholly owned subsidiaries of the above listed companies and managed an internal investment fund focused on equity and debt investments in junior mining companies. He also has several years’ experience as an investment banker and research analyst specializing in TSX and ASX listed junior mining companies. From 1994 to 1999, Mr. Allison served as a Consultant to various companies and law firms. He was the Director of Business Development at Amax Energy from 1991 to 1994 and served as the Head of Planning and Analysis at Amax Oil & Gas from 1988 to 1991. He has been a Director of STEM 7 Capital Inc. since April 12, 2017. He has been a Director of U.S. Lithium, Corp. since February 10, 2016. Mr. Allison served as a Director of Meadow Bay Gold Corporation (Formerly, Meadow Bay Capital Corp) from March 11, 2011 to October 25, 2011. He served on the Board of Directors of several of Sempra’s wholly owned companies including Sempra Metals Limited, Sempra Metals & Concentrates and Henry Bath Warehouses. He is a business development Consultant and geologist with over 36 years in the natural resources industry including technical evaluation, merger and acquisition and business development experience in metals, mining and oil and gas. Mr. Allison received a Master of Science degree in Marine Geology from the University of Georgia in 1980 and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Brown University in 1978.
Insufficient data for Eric to compare compensation growth.
Eric's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in Canada.
CEO & Director
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President of Corporate Communications
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
South Star Mining
board of directors in years:
The average tenure for the South Star Mining board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.
Board of Directors
CEO & Director
Graydon L. Kowal
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
More shares have been bought than sold by South Star Mining insiders in the past 3 months.
In this analysis, my focus will be on developing a perspective on South Star Mining Corp’s (CVE:STS) latest ownership structure, a less discussed, but important factor. … A company's ownership structure is often linked to its share performance in both the long- and short-term. … View our latest analysis for South Star Mining
South Star Mining Corp. focuses on the exploration and evaluation of near-term mine production projects in Brazil. It intends to acquire interest in the Santa-Cruz Graphite project that consists of 13 licenses covering an area of approximately 13,000 hectares located in Bahia State, Brazil. The company was formerly known as STEM 7 Capital Inc. and changed its name to South Star Mining Corp. in December 2017. South Star Mining Corp. was incorporated in 1984 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
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