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American Creek Resources

Executive Summary

American Creek Resources Ltd., a precious metals exploration company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties located in various regions of British Columbia in Canada.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

14.8%

OAC

8.5%

DE Metals and Mining

4.4%

DE Market


1 Year Return

260.7%

OAC

-28.0%

DE Metals and Mining

4.4%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: OAC exceeded the German Metals and Mining industry which returned -29% over the past year.

Return vs Market: OAC exceeded the German Market which returned 4.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

OACIndustryMarket
7 Day14.8%8.5%4.4%
30 Day50.7%19.2%12.1%
90 Day13.5%2.5%5.4%
1 Year260.7%260.7%-27.5%-28.0%6.1%4.4%
3 Year87.0%87.0%-58.7%-60.0%-0.6%-8.2%
5 Year87.0%87.0%-57.0%-59.2%10.4%-3.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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

5.05x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: OAC 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 OAC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: OAC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5x) compared to the DE Metals and Mining industry average (4.2x).


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Future Growth

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

16.1%

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 American Creek 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 American Creek Resources performed over the past 5 years?

20.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: OAC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: OAC is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: OAC is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 20.2% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: OAC 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: OAC has a negative Return on Equity (-18.84%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is American Creek Resources's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: OAC's short term assets (CA$2.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$297.6K).

Long Term Liabilities: OAC has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: OAC is debt free.

Reducing Debt: OAC has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 1.6%.


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: OAC has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: OAC has sufficient cash runway for 1.1 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 10.4% each year.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if OAC'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 OAC'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?

4.5yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Darren Blaney (52yo)

4.5yrs

Tenure

CA$286,902

Compensation

Mr. Darren R. Blaney has been the Chief Financial Officer and corporate secretary of Acme Resources Inc (alternatively Affinity Metals Corp.) since January 4, 2017. Mr. Blaney co-founded American Creek Res ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Darren's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD415.60K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Darren Blaney
President4.5yrsCA$286.90k0.80% CA$152.6k
Robert Edwards
CFO & Director4.5yrsCA$98.39k0.57% CA$109.3k
Joseph Mitchell
no datano datano data
Sean Pownall
Independent Director4.5yrsCA$5.45kno data
Dennis Edwards
Independent Director4.5yrsCA$2.13k0.00015% CA$28.5

4.5yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: OAC's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).


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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 22.4%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

American Creek Resources Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: American Creek Resources Ltd.
  • Ticker: OAC
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$29.127m
  • Listing Market Cap: CA$19.016m
  • Shares outstanding: 342.67m
  • Website: https://www.americancreek.com

Location

  • American Creek Resources Ltd.
  • 2nd Avenue West
  • Suite 92
  • Cardston
  • Alberta
  • T0K 0K0
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AMKTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADSep 2006
OACDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURSep 2006
ACKR.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDSep 2006

Biography

American Creek Resources Ltd., a precious metals exploration company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties located in various regions of British Columbia in Canada. The company explores for gold, silver, zinc, lead, and copper deposits. It holds interests in the Electrum, Treaty Creek, Gold Hill, Dunwell, Austruck-Bonanza, Glitter King, Silver Side, D-1 McBride, Ample Gold Max, Bear River, and Silvershot properties. American Creek Resources Ltd. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Cardston, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/04 22:43
End of Day Share Price2020/06/04 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.