SWX:BLS

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Blackstone Resources

Executive Summary

Blackstone Resources AG primarily invests in and develops mining projects that focus on battery metals.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Blackstone Resources's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BLS's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

40.0%

BLS

11.0%

CH Metals and Mining

3.6%

CH Market


1 Year Return

n/a

BLS

-27.5%

CH Metals and Mining

-6.9%

CH Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how BLS performed against the Swiss Metals and Mining industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how BLS performed against the Swiss Market.


Shareholder returns

BLSIndustryMarket
7 Day40.0%11.0%3.6%
30 Day37.7%-18.0%-12.1%
90 Day-9.3%-26.5%-16.3%
1 Yearn/a-22.6%-27.5%-2.2%-6.9%
3 Yearn/a-11.8%-23.7%11.6%0.5%
5 Yearn/a15.3%-8.7%16.1%-2.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Blackstone Resources undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

9.05x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate BLS's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate BLS's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BLS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Metals and Mining industry average.

PE vs Market: BLS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Swiss market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BLS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BLS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9.1x) compared to the XE Metals and Mining industry average (1x).


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Future Growth

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

10.5%

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 Blackstone 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.


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Past Performance

How has Blackstone Resources performed over the past 5 years?

-424.7%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BLS is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: BLS is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if BLS's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: BLS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-9.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BLS has a negative Return on Equity (-27.16%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Blackstone Resources's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BLS's short term assets (CHF3.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF2.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: BLS's short term assets (CHF3.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CHF38.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BLS's debt to equity ratio (210.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if BLS's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: BLS has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: BLS's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.1x 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.

Stable Cash Runway: BLS has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: BLS has sufficient cash runway for 1.4 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -11.4% each year.


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Dividend

What is Blackstone Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BLS'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 BLS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Swiss market.


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Management

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


CEO

Ulrich Ernst

no data

Tenure

Mr. Ulrich Ernst is President and Chief Executive Officer at Blackstone Resources AG and serves as its Director and Member of the Advisory Board. Mr. Ernst has worked in the mining sector for more than 40  ...


Ownership

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: Insufficient data to determine if shareholders have been diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Blackstone Resources AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Blackstone Resources AG
  • Ticker: BLS
  • Exchange: SWX
  • Founded: 1995
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CHF179.340m
  • Shares outstanding: 42.70m
  • Website: https://www.blackstoneresources.ch

Location

  • Blackstone Resources AG
  • Blegistrasse 5
  • Baar
  • Zug
  • 6340
  • Switzerland

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BLSSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesBearer SharesCHCHFJul 2018
4BRNDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)SHSDEEURFeb 2019
BLSSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)SHSCHCHFFeb 2019

Biography

Blackstone Resources AG primarily invests in and develops mining projects that focus on battery metals. It operates through Exploration and Evaluation Assets, and Other segments. The company has assets in Canada, Colombia, Peru, Norway, and Mongolia. It also explores for copper, silver, manganese, cobalt, molybdenum, gold, and rare earth metals; trades in commodities; and offers management services. Blackstone Resources AG was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Baar, Switzerland. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/02/11 22:46
End of Day Share Price2019/02/08 00:00
Earnings2018/06/30
Annual Earnings2017/12/31


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.