DB:DFUA

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Executive Summary

Norvista Capital Corporation operates as a resource investment company and merchant bank in the United States and Canada.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Norvista Capital's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

DFUA

6.3%

DE Metals and Mining

2.6%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-14.9%

DFUA

-31.8%

DE Metals and Mining

0.5%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: DFUA exceeded the German Metals and Mining industry which returned -32.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DFUA underperformed the German Market which returned -0.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

DFUAIndustryMarket
7 Day0%6.3%2.6%
30 Day0%8.1%7.6%
90 Day-7.0%-6.8%-1.7%
1 Year-14.9%-14.9%-31.3%-31.8%2.2%0.5%
3 Year-37.5%-37.5%-60.1%-61.3%-4.8%-12.1%
5 Year-55.6%-55.6%-57.6%-59.8%7.8%-6.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Norvista Capital undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.12x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: DFUA is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the DE Metals and Mining industry average (4.2x).


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Future Growth

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

14.9%

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 Norvista Capital 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 Norvista Capital performed over the past 5 years?

-35.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DFUA is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: DFUA is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DFUA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -35.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: DFUA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-1.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: DFUA has a negative Return on Equity (-98.69%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Norvista Capital's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DFUA's short term assets (CA$7.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$150.6K).

Long Term Liabilities: DFUA has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DFUA is debt free.

Reducing Debt: DFUA 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: DFUA has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: DFUA has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 13.2% each year


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Dividend

What is Norvista Capital's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


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Management

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

4.7yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Don Christie (64yo)

4.92yrs

Tenure

CA$227,626

Compensation

Mr. Donald Henry Christie, also known as Don, C.A., C.P.A., has been the Chief Executive Officer of Norvista Capital Corporation since July 30, 2015 and serves as its President. Mr. Christie has been the C ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Don's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD423.20K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Donald Christie
CEO, President & Director4.92yrsCA$227.63kno data
Robert Durham
COO & Director6yrsCA$175.13kno data
Stanley William Spavold
Independent Chairman4.92yrsCA$66.64k12.73% CA$680.2k
Michael Wilson
Member of Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Darren Koningen
Independent Director4.42yrsCA$29.38kno data
David Regan
Director0.58yrno datano data
Jeffrey Singer
Director0.58yrno datano data

4.7yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: DFUA's board of directors are considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: DFUA insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Norvista Capital Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Norvista Capital Corporation
  • Ticker: DFUA
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$8.102m
  • Listing Market Cap: CA$5.344m
  • Shares outstanding: 70.45m
  • Website: https://www.norvistacapital.com

Location

  • Norvista Capital Corporation
  • 141 Adelaide Street West
  • Suite 1660
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5H 3L5
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
DFUADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURSep 1988
NVVTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADSep 1988
XTER.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDSep 1988

Biography

Norvista Capital Corporation operates as a resource investment company and merchant bank in the United States and Canada. It invests in a portfolio of companies that are involved in the exploration of base and precious metals, such as copper, zinc, silver, gold, and lead, as well as oil and gas located in Manitoba, Yukon, Mexico, and Nevada; and oil and gas in Israel, the United States, Brazil, and Canada. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/02 22:02
End of Day Share Price2020/04/24 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.