Sarama Resources Ltd, an exploration stage company, engages in the sourcing, exploration, and development of gold deposits in West Africa. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Sarama Resources's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SWA has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
CA Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
CA Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: SWA exceeded the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 54.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SWA exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -4.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sarama Resources's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StShould You Take Comfort From Insider Transactions At Sarama Resources Ltd (CVE:SWA)?
4 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Kind Of Shareholder Appears On The Sarama Resources Ltd's (CVE:SWA) Shareholder Register?
5 months ago | Simply Wall StWe're Keeping An Eye On Sarama Resources's (CVE:SWA) Cash Burn Rate
Is Sarama Resources 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 SWA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SWA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SWA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the CA Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: SWA 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 SWA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SWA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (15.2x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (2.8x).
How is Sarama Resources 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 Sarama Resources 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.
- Examine Sarama Resources's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- Sarama Resources competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has Sarama Resources performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SWA is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SWA is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SWA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 14.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SWA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SWA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (78.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SWA has a negative Return on Equity (-119.59%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Sarama Resources's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SWA's short term assets ($1.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($130.0K).
Long Term Liabilities: SWA's short term assets ($1.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SWA is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SWA has not had any debt for 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: SWA has sufficient cash runway for 5 months based on last reported free cash flow, but has since raised additional capital.
Forecast Cash Runway: SWA is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 5 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.
What is Sarama Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SWA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SWA'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 SWA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SWA'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 SWA'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
Andrew Robert Dinning (54 yo)
Mr. Andrew Robert Mune Dinning, BEng, MBA has been Chief Operating Officer of Moto Goldmines Limited since October 31, 2005 and has been its President since January 1, 2008. Mr. Dinning is the Chief Execut ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Andrew Robert's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD171.43K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Andrew Robert's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||no data||US$226.15k||4.61% |
|Founder & VP of Exploration||10.17yrs||US$173.65k||2.14% |
|Chief Financial Officer||3.83yrs||US$164.47k||0.11% |
|Vice President of Corporate Development||9.92yrs||US$185.03k||0.59% |
Experienced Management: SWA's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.9 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||no data||US$226.15k||4.61% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||0.33yr||US$20.28k||0.47% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.33yr||no data||0.037% |
Experienced Board: SWA's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SWA 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 7.8%.
Sarama Resources Ltd's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sarama Resources Ltd
- Ticker: SWA
- Exchange: TSXV
- Founded: 2010
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CA$38.743m
- Shares outstanding: 90.10m
- Website: https://www.saramaresources.com
Number of Employees
- Sarama Resources Ltd
- 245 Churchill Avenue
- Suite 8
- Western Australia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SWA||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Nov 2011|
|48S1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Nov 2011|
|SRMM.D||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Nov 2011|
Sarama Resources Ltd, an exploration stage company, engages in the sourcing, exploration, and development of gold deposits in West Africa. Its principal property is the South Houndé project covering an are ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/22 00:43|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/21 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.