Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is
available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale
at half price, they could be considered
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
U.S. Gold. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for
it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
U.S. Gold's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
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 U.S. Gold 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 Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.
Show me the analysis anyway
The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected Metals and Mining industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare U.S. Gold's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare U.S. Gold's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare U.S. Gold's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if U.S. Gold is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if U.S. Gold is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
U.S. Gold's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
Metals and Mining
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
has a total score of
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. Edward Matthew Karr, also known as Ed, has been President and Chief Executive Officer of US Gold Corp since April 2016. Mr. Karr is the Director of Pershing Gold Corporation in June 09, 2015. Mr. Karr is an international entrepreneur and the Founder of several investment management and investment banking firms based in Geneva, Switzerland. He served as Chairman of U.S. Gold Corp. from July 2017 to September 13, 2018. Mr. Karr serves as the Chief Executive Officer of RAMPartners SA. He is the Managing Director at Strategic Swiss Advisors SARL and previously was Chief Executive Officer of the firm.. Mr. Karr was also Managing Director of Strategic Asset Management SA from February 2013 to December 2015. He served as Financial Advisor of Incor Holdings PLC. He served as Director of Spherix Incorporated and North South Holdings Inc. He served as an Independent Director of Dataram Corporation since June 16, 2015. Mr. Karr served as a Director of Spherix Corporation from November 2012 to December 2014. He served as a Director of PolarityTE, Inc. from September 2015 to December 2016. He has been Independent Non-Employee Director of Levon Resources Ltd. since July 9, 2015. Mr. Karr previously worked for Prudential Securities in the United States. He has been in the financial services industry for over twenty years. Before his entry into the financial services arena, Mr. Karr was affiliated with the United States Antarctic Program and spent thirteen consecutive months working in Antarctica, receiving the Antarctic Service Medal. Mr. Karr studied at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Lansdowne College in London, England and received a B.S. in Economics/Finance with Honors (magna cum laude) from Southern New Hampshire University.
Ed's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.
Ed's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
management team in years:
The average tenure for the U.S. Gold management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.
CEO, President & Director
COO & Corporate Secretary
Chief Financial Officer
VP, Head of Exploration & Chief Geologist
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
board of directors in years:
The average tenure for the U.S. Gold board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.
Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board
CEO, President & Director
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
U.S. Gold insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.
What Kind Of Investor Owns Most Of U.S. Gold Corp. (NASDAQ:USAU)?
Large companies usually have institutions as shareholders, and we usually see insiders owning shares in smaller companies. … Gold is a smaller company with a market capitalization of US$16m, so it may still be flying under the radar of many institutional investors. … institutional investors have not yet purchased much of the company.
Do Institutions Own U.S. Gold Corp. (NASDAQ:USAU) Shares?
(NASDAQ:USAU) can tell us which group is most powerful. … Insiders often own a large chunk of younger, smaller, companies while huge companies tend to have institutions as shareholders. … As Nassim Nicholas Taleb said, 'Don’t tell me what you think, tell me what you have in your portfolio.'.
What You Must Know About US Gold Corp's (NASDAQ:USAU) Major Investors
Today, I will be analyzing US Gold Corp’s (NASDAQ:USAU) recent ownership structure, an important but not-so-popular subject among individual investors. … Ownership structure of a company has been found to affect share performance over time. … If an activist institution invests the same amount of capital in a stock as a passive long-term pension fund, the implications are potentially different for key corporate financing decisions such as the use of excess cash or the source of financing.
Is US. Gold Corp.'s (NASDAQ:USAU) CEO Pay Justified?
Recently, USAU delivered negative earnings of -US$7.11M , which is a further decline from prior year's loss of -US$4.07M. … Normally I would look at market cap and earnings as a proxy for performance, however, USAU's negative earnings lower the usefulness of my formula. … If you have not done so already, I urge you to complete your research by taking a look at the following: Governance: To find out more about USAU's governance, look through our infographic report of the company's board and management.
Breaking Down US. Gold Corp.'s (NASDAQ:USAU) Ownership Structure
Gold NasdaqCM:USAU Ownership_summary Mar 27th 18 Institutional Ownership Institutional investors transact in large blocks which can influence the momentum of stock prices, at least in the short-term, especially when there is a low level of public shares available on the market to trade. … General Public Ownership A big stake of 90.77% in USAU is held by the general public. … Next Steps: Institutional ownership level and composition in USAU is not high nor active enough to significantly impact its investment thesis.
What Does US Gold Corp's (USAU) Ownership Structure Look Like?
Gold NasdaqCM:USAU Ownership Summary Oct 31st 17 Institutional Ownership Institutional investors transact in large blocks which can influence the momentum of stock prices, at least in the short-term, especially when there is a low level of public shares available on the market to trade. … General Public Ownership The general public holds a substantial 92.42% stake in USAU, making it a highly popular stock among retail investors. … With this size of ownership, retail investors can collectively play a role in major company policies that affect shareholders returns, including executive remuneration and the appointment of directors.
U.S. Gold Corp. operates as a gold exploration and development company in the United States. It has a portfolio of development and exploration properties. The company’s properties include the Copper King project, an advanced stage gold and copper exploration and development project located in southeast Wyoming; Keystone project, an exploration property on the Cortez Trend in Nevada; and the Gold Bar North project, a gold exploration property located in Eureka County, Nevada. The company is based in Elko, Nevada.
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