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Viscount Mining TSXV:VML Stock Report

Last Price


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14 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
VML fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health4/6

VML Stock Overview

Viscount Mining Corp. engages in the acquisition, evaluation, and exploration of mineral properties in the United States.

Viscount Mining Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Viscount Mining
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$0.39
52 Week HighCA$0.49
52 Week LowCA$0.23
1 Month Change59.18%
3 Month Change39.29%
1 Year Change-15.22%
3 Year Change47.17%
5 Year Change44.44%
Change since IPO69.57%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 02
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Shareholder Returns

VMLCA Metals and MiningCA Market

Return vs Industry: VML matched the Canadian Metals and Mining industry which returned -14.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VML underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 0.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is VML's price volatile compared to industry and market?
VML volatility
VML Average Weekly Movement10.8%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement11.7%
Market Average Movement10.6%
10% most volatile stocks in CA Market18.9%
10% least volatile stocks in CA Market4.3%

Stable Share Price: VML is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: VML's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

n/an/aJim MacKenzie

Viscount Mining Corp. engages in the acquisition, evaluation, and exploration of mineral properties in the United States. It primarily explores for gold, silver, and base metal deposits. The company’s flagship property is the 100% owned Silver Cliff project that consists of 96 lode claims covering an area of approximately 2,297 acres located in Colorado.

Viscount Mining Fundamentals Summary

How do Viscount Mining's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
VML fundamental statistics
Market CapCA$33.61m
Earnings (TTM)-CA$1.40m
Revenue (TTM)n/a


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
VML income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueCA$0
Gross ProfitCA$0
Other ExpensesCA$1.40m

Last Reported Earnings

May 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.016
Gross Margin0.00%
Net Profit Margin0.00%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did VML perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is VML undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 1/6

  • Price-To-Book vs Peers

  • Price-To-Book vs Industry

  • Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for VML?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

VML key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenuen/a
Enterprise Value/EBITDAn/a
PEG Ration/a

Price to Book Ratio vs Peers

How does VML's PB Ratio compare to its peers?

VML PB Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PB ratio for VML vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPBEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average53.4x
CMB CMC Metals
ELR Eastern Platinum
EMPR Empress Royalty
DSLV Denarius Metals
VML Viscount Mining

Price-To-Book vs Peers: VML is good value based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (4.8x) compared to the peer average (53.4x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does VML's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the CA Metals and Mining Industry?

Price-To-Book vs Industry: VML is expensive based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (4.8x) compared to the Canadian Metals and Mining industry average (1.7x)

Price to Book Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is VML's PB Ratio compared to its Fair PB Ratio? This is the expected PB Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

VML PB Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PB Ratio4.8x
Fair PB Ration/a

Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VML's Price-To-Book Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of VML when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate VML's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate VML's fair value for valuation analysis.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is Viscount Mining forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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 Viscount 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.

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  • Examine Viscount Mining'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.
  • Viscount Mining competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Viscount Mining performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VML is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: VML is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VML is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 6.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: VML is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-15.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: VML has a negative Return on Equity (-19.83%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Viscount Mining's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: VML's short term assets (CA$1.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$141.4K).

Long Term Liabilities: VML has no long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: VML is debt free.

Reducing Debt: VML has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.2%.

Balance Sheet

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

Forecast Cash Runway: VML has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 4% each year

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What is Viscount Mining current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VML's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as VML has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Jim MacKenzie (66 yo)

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Mr. Donald James MacKenzie, also known as Jim, serves as an Independent Director at Crestview Exploration Inc. since April 2019. Mr. MacKenzie serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Viscoun...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jim's total compensation ($USD202.88K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD186.79K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jim's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Board Members

Experienced Board: VML's board of directors are considered experienced (8.1 years average tenure).


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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Viscount Mining Corp.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Viscount Mining Corp.
  • Ticker: VML
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Precious Metals and Minerals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: CA$33.611m
  • Shares outstanding: 86.18m
  • Website:


  • Viscount Mining Corp.
  • 221 West Esplanade
  • Suite 409
  • North Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V7M 3J3
  • Canada


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/14 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/12 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/08/31

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.