Arc Minerals Limited engages in the identification, evaluation, acquisition, and development of natural resource projects primarily in Africa.
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Excellent balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Arc Minerals's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ARCM's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
GB Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
GB Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: ARCM underperformed the UK Metals and Mining industry which returned -28.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ARCM underperformed the UK Market which returned -23% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Arc Minerals's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Arc Minerals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ARCM's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ARCM's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ARCM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: ARCM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ARCM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ARCM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the GB Metals and Mining industry average (0.8x).
How is Arc Minerals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Arc Minerals 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.
- Examine Arc Minerals'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.
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How has Arc Minerals performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ARCM is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: ARCM is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ARCM is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -58.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ARCM's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: ARCM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (7.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ARCM has a negative Return on Equity (-150.76%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Arc Minerals's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ARCM's short term assets (£13.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (£3.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: ARCM's short term assets (£13.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (£2.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ARCM's debt to equity ratio (16.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if ARCM's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: ARCM has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: ARCM's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 5.6x 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: ARCM has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: ARCM has sufficient cash runway for 1.5 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -15.9% each year.
What is Arc Minerals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ARCM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ARCM'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 ARCM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ARCM'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 ARCM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Arc Minerals has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|Executive Chairman||2.42yrs||UK£189.00k||2.35% £264.7k|
|Finance Director & Executive Director||0.83yr||no data||1.79% £201.9k|
|Senior Independent Director||no data||UK£45.00k||0.35% £39.6k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.17yrs||UK£8.00k||1.89% £213.4k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.67yrs||no data||1.06% £119.3k|
|Non-Executive Director||1yr||no data||7.89% £889.7k|
Experienced Board: ARCM's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 72.4%.
Arc Minerals Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Arc Minerals Limited
- Ticker: ARCM
- Exchange: AIM
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: UK£11.272m
- Shares outstanding: 727.22m
- Website: https://www.arcminerals.com
Number of Employees
- Arc Minerals Limited
- Craigmuir Chambers
- Road Town
- VG 1110
- British Virgin Islands
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ARCM||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||May 2007|
|OTC||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||May 2007|
Arc Minerals Limited engages in the identification, evaluation, acquisition, and development of natural resource projects primarily in Africa. Its principal asset is the Zamsort copper-cobalt project covering an area of 872 square kilometers located in Zambia. The company was formerly known as Ortac Resources Limited and changed its name to Arc Minerals Limited in January 2018. Arc Minerals Limited is based in Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/31 21:17|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/31 00:00|
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.