ScoZinc Mining Ltd. engages in the exploration and development of mineral properties in Canada.
Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has ScoZinc Mining's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SZM 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: SZM underperformed the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned 5.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SZM underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 4.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ScoZinc Mining's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWe Think ScoZinc Mining (CVE:SZM) Needs To Drive Business Growth Carefully
6 months ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought ScoZinc Mining (CVE:SZM) Stock Five Years Ago, You'd Be Sitting On A 82% Loss, Today
1 year ago | Simply Wall StDid ScoZinc Mining Ltd. (CVE:SZM) Insiders Buy Up More Shares?
Is ScoZinc Mining 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 SZM's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SZM's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SZM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: SZM 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 SZM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SZM is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the CA Metals and Mining industry average (1.6x).
How is ScoZinc Mining 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 ScoZinc 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of SZM’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- ScoZinc Mining competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has ScoZinc Mining performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SZM is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SZM is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SZM is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 23.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SZM's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SZM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (11.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SZM has a negative Return on Equity (-8.54%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is ScoZinc Mining's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SZM's short term assets (CA$1.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$508.1K).
Long Term Liabilities: SZM's short term assets (CA$1.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$2.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SZM is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SZM had no debt 5 years ago.
Inventory Level: SZM has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if SZM's debt is covered by short term assets.
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: SZM has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: SZM has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 33.4% each year.
What is ScoZinc Mining's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SZM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SZM'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 SZM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SZM'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 SZM'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
Mark Stephen Haywood (52yo)
Mr. Mark Stephen Richard Haywood, BE (Mining) Hons, LLB, has been President and Chief Executive Officer at ScoZinc Mining Ltd. since August 20, 2019 and has been its Director since September 20, 2019. Mr. ...
|CFO & Corporate Secretary||6.4yrs||CA$30.14k||no data|
|President||0.5yrs||no data||3.73% CA$207.3k|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||0.3yrs||no data||0.62% CA$34.4k|
|Corporate Secretary||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SZM's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|President||0.5yrs||no data||3.73% CA$207.3k|
|Independent Director||2.7yrs||CA$25.00k||0.059% CA$3.3k|
|Independent Director||2.7yrs||CA$25.00k||0.82% CA$45.8k|
|Independent Director||0.5yrs||no data||6.19% CA$343.7k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||5.7yrs||CA$25.00k||1.42% CA$79.1k|
|Director||0.3yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: SZM's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.6 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: Insufficient data to determine if 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 39.7%.
ScoZinc Mining Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ScoZinc Mining Ltd.
- Ticker: SZM
- Exchange: TSXV
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CA$5.556m
- Shares outstanding: 10.10m
- Website: https://scozinc.com
- ScoZinc Mining Ltd.
- Purdy's Wharf, Tower 1
- Suite 1301
- Nova Scotia
- B3J 3N2
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|P3Z1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2004|
|SZM||TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Dec 2004|
|SWNL.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Dec 2004|
ScoZinc Mining Ltd. engages in the exploration and development of mineral properties in Canada. The company explores for zinc and lead deposits. It holds a 100% interest in the ScoZinc project located in Nova Scotia. The company was formerly known as Selwyn Resources Ltd. and changed its name to ScoZinc Mining Ltd. in September 2015. ScoZinc Mining Ltd. is headquartered in Halifax, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/24 01:08|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/19 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.