AIM:AAZ

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Executive Summary

Anglo Asian Mining PLC, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and production of gold, copper, silver, and precious metal properties in Azerbaijan. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with proven track record.

Share Price & News

How has Anglo Asian Mining's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AAZ is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AAZ's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

39.4%

AAZ

-2.2%

GB Metals and Mining

-1.0%

GB Market


1 Year Return

24.2%

AAZ

26.9%

GB Metals and Mining

-7.7%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: AAZ underperformed the UK Metals and Mining industry which returned 30.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AAZ exceeded the UK Market which returned -6.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AAZIndustryMarket
7 Day39.4%-2.2%-1.0%
30 Day43.3%5.1%2.2%
90 Day60.9%36.7%18.5%
1 Year31.1%24.2%33.1%26.9%-4.0%-7.7%
3 Year419.5%353.8%44.9%21.4%4.0%-8.7%
5 Year4,964.8%4,325.0%353.3%247.4%43.8%15.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Anglo Asian Mining's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Anglo Asian Mining undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

12.3%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AAZ (£1.77) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£2.02)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AAZ is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AAZ is good value based on its PE Ratio (13x) compared to the GB Metals and Mining industry average (15.1x).

PE vs Market: AAZ is good value based on its PE Ratio (13x) compared to the UK market (22.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AAZ is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.4x) compared to the GB Metals and Mining industry average (2.2x).


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Future Growth

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

9.3%

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 Anglo Asian 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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Past Performance

How has Anglo Asian Mining performed over the past 5 years?

66.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AAZ has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: AAZ's current net profit margins (22.5%) are higher than last year (19.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AAZ has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 66.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: AAZ's earnings growth over the past year (18.8%) is below its 5-year average (66.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: AAZ earnings growth over the past year (18.8%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry -23.3%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: AAZ's Return on Equity (18.1%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Anglo Asian Mining's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AAZ's short term assets ($105.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($41.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: AAZ's short term assets ($105.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($37.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AAZ is debt free.

Reducing Debt: AAZ has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 61.2%.

Debt Coverage: AAZ has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: AAZ has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

3.29%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: AAZ's dividend (3.31%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.53%).

High Dividend: AAZ's dividend (3.31%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.57%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, AAZ has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: AAZ's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 2 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (48.4%), AAZ's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

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

7.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Mohammed Vaziri (67 yo)

12.25yrs

Tenure

US$630,096

Compensation

Mr. Mohammed Reza Vaziri has been the President of Anglo Asian Mining PLC since March 2006 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Vaziri established Epicurean International, a private company invol...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Mohammed Vaziri
CEO, President & Director12.25yrsUS$630.10k28.67%
$ 58.1m
William Morgan
CFO & Company Secretary7yrsno datano data
Abduljabar Ahmadov
Vice President of Government Affairs - Azerbaijan International Mining Company Limitedno datano datano data
Farhang Hedjazi
Vice President of Technical Services - Azerbaijan International Mining Company Limitedno datano datano data
Stephen Westhead
Director of Geology & Mining at Azerbaijan International Mining Company4.75yrsno datano data

7.0yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: AAZ's management team is seasoned and experienced (7 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Mohammed Vaziri
CEO, President & Director12.25yrsUS$630.10k28.67%
$ 58.1m
John Sununu
Non-Executive Directorno dataUS$94.47k9.38%
$ 19.0m
Khosrow Zamani
Independent Non-Executive Chairman13.58yrsUS$125.73k1.24%
$ 2.5m
John Monhemius
Independent Non-Executive Director11.42yrsUS$59.59k0.30%
$ 605.2k
Michael Sununu
Non-Executive Director0.083yrno datano data

11.9yrs

Average Tenure

77yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AAZ's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.9 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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Anglo Asian Mining PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Anglo Asian Mining PLC
  • Ticker: AAZ
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: UK£202.474m
  • Shares outstanding: 114.39m
  • Website: https://www.angloasianmining.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Anglo Asian Mining PLC
  • Tower 2
  • 3rd Floor
  • Baku
  • 1065
  • Azerbaijan

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AAZAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJul 2005
AGXK.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJul 2005

Biography

Anglo Asian Mining PLC, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and production of gold, copper, silver, and precious metal properties in Azerbaijan. The company has a 1,962 square kilome...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/26 18:50
End of Day Share Price2021/01/26 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
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.