Metals Exploration plc identifies, acquires, explores for, and develop mining properties in the Western Pacific Rim region.
Weak fundamentals or lack of information.
Share Price & News
How has Metals Exploration's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MTL has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
GB Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
GB Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: MTL exceeded the UK Metals and Mining industry which returned 3.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MTL exceeded the UK Market which returned -16.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Metals Exploration's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
7 months ago | Simply Wall StShareholders Are Thrilled That The Metals Exploration (LON:MTL) Share Price Increased 161%
10 months ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Who Bought Metals Exploration (LON:MTL) Shares Five Years Ago Are Now Down 90%
1 year ago | Simply Wall StWhat You Should Know About Metals Exploration plc's (LON:MTL) Financial Strength
Is Metals Exploration undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Metals Exploration is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Metals Exploration has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.
- Take a look at our analysis of MTL's management and see if the CEO's compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the potential returns from the core activities, the size of each contract's opportunity, and the capacity of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don't know where to start, we recommend reading through Metals Exploration regulatory filings.
- Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Materials industry.
How is Metals Exploration 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 Metals Exploration 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of MTL’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- Metals Exploration competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has Metals Exploration performed over the past 5 years?
Last years earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MTL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: MTL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if MTL's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare MTL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: MTL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (3.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MTL's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Metals Exploration's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MTL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: MTL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MTL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: MTL's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
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: Insufficient data to determine if MTL has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if MTL has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Metals Exploration current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate MTL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MTL'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 MTL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MTL'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 MTL'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
Darren Bowden (50 yo)
Mr. Darren Patrick Bowden is Chief Executive Officer and Director at Metals Exploration Plc since January 01, 2019. Mr. Bowden serves as Executive Chairman of Metals Exploration Plc since 2019. Mr. Bowden ...
|CEO & Executive Chairman||1.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Chairman||1.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Non Executive Director||1.5yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: MTL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.6 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Metals Exploration plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Metals Exploration plc
- Ticker: MTL
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2004
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: UK£15.017m
- Shares outstanding: 2.07b
- Website: https://www.metalsexploration.com
Number of Employees
- Metals Exploration plc
- 200 Strand
- Greater London
- WC2R 1DJ
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MTL||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Oct 2004|
Metals Exploration plc identifies, acquires, explores for, and develop mining properties in the Western Pacific Rim region. The company primarily explores for precious and base metals. It owns 100% interes ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/02 22:18|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/06 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.