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Executive Summary

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production of mineral properties in Canada, Mexico, and Finland.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with acceptable track record.


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Share Price & News

How has Agnico Eagle Mines's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.4%

AEM

3.7%

US Metals and Mining

2.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

25.2%

AEM

6.1%

US Metals and Mining

6.7%

US Market

Return vs Industry: AEM exceeded the US Metals and Mining industry which returned 6.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AEM exceeded the US Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AEMIndustryMarket
7 Day3.4%3.7%2.3%
30 Day9.7%9.9%7.4%
90 Day25.7%21.0%17.9%
1 Year26.7%25.2%8.7%6.1%9.0%6.7%
3 Year50.7%45.7%9.7%2.6%36.6%27.7%
5 Year172.3%158.2%53.0%40.0%64.2%46.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Agnico Eagle Mines's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Agnico Eagle Mines undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

37.35x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AEM ($64.97) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($55.97)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AEM is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AEM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (37.4x) compared to the US Metals and Mining industry average (8.7x).

PE vs Market: AEM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (37.4x) compared to the US market (16.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: AEM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AEM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the US Metals and Mining industry average (1.3x).


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Future Growth

How is Agnico Eagle Mines forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?

12.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AEM's forecast earnings growth (12.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: AEM's earnings (12.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: AEM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: AEM's revenue (6.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AEM's revenue (6.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: AEM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.4%).


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Past Performance

How has Agnico Eagle Mines performed over the past 5 years?

-0.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AEM has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: AEM became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AEM has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -0.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: AEM has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: AEM has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-11.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AEM's Return on Equity (8.2%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Agnico Eagle Mines's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AEM's short term assets ($2.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($747.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: AEM's short term assets ($2.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.9B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AEM's debt to equity ratio (53.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: AEM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 31% to 53.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AEM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.1%).

Interest Coverage: AEM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Agnico Eagle Mines's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.23%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: AEM's dividend (1.23%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.68%).

High Dividend: AEM's dividend (1.23%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.6%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: AEM's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: AEM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (35.9%), AEM's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: AEM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (33.2% payout ratio).


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Management

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

8.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Sean Boyd (61yo)

22.5yrs

Tenure

US$9,270,619

Compensation

Mr. Sean Boyd, C.A., CPA, FCPA, FCA. has been the Chief Executive Officer of Agnico Eagle Mines Limited since 1998 and served as its President from February 2012 to April 6, 2015. Mr. Boyd has been with Ag ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Sean's total compensation ($USD9.27M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.50M).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Sean Boyd
Vice-Chairman & CEO22.5yrsUS$9.27m0.068% $10.6m
Ammar Al-Joundi
President5.25yrsUS$4.35m0.043% $6.7m
David Smith
Senior VP of Finance & CFO7.75yrsUS$2.97m0.030% $4.7m
Yvon Sylvestre
Senior Vice-President of Operations - Canada & Europe8.42yrsUS$2.77m0.00075% $117.2k
Jean Robitaille
Senior Vice President of Corporate Development0.50yrUS$2.22m0.024% $3.7m
Brian Christie
Vice President of Investor Relations8.5yrsno datano data
Robert Laing
General Counsel & Senior VP of Legal13.58yrsUS$2.13m0.028% $4.4m
Louise Grondin
Senior Vice President of People & Culture5.42yrsno data0.026% $4.0m
Marc Legault
Senior Vice-President of Operations - U.S.A & Latin America8.42yrsno data0.027% $4.3m
Carol-Ann Plummer-Theriault
Senior Vice President of Sustainability0.50yrno data0.0084% $1.3m

8.1yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: AEM's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Sean Boyd
Vice-Chairman & CEO22.5yrsUS$9.27m0.068% $10.6m
Jamie Sokalsky
Independent Director5.08yrsUS$265.87k0.0075% $1.2m
James Nasso
Independent Chairman of the Boardno dataUS$549.98k0.0015% $232.9k
Mel Leiderman
Independent Director17.5yrsUS$267.27k0.0054% $843.9k
Leanne Baker
Independent Director17.5yrsUS$291.42k0.0059% $926.8k
Sean Riley
Independent Director9.5yrsUS$265.87k0.0029% $457.9k
Robert Gemmell
Independent Director9.5yrsUS$290.90k0.0013% $195.4k
John Roberts
Independent Director12.08yrsUS$280.73k0.0062% $961.2k
Martine Celej
Independent Director9.42yrsUS$265.87k0.0049% $759.6k
Deborah McCombe
Independent Director6.42yrsUS$280.89k0.0034% $526.7k

9.5yrs

Average Tenure

66.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AEM's board of directors are considered experienced (9.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: AEM insiders have only sold shares 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 2.4%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Agnico Eagle Mines Limited
  • Ticker: AEM
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1953
  • Industry: Gold
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: US$15.629b
  • Shares outstanding: 240.55m
  • Website: https://www.agnicoeagle.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Agnico Eagle Mines Limited
  • 145 King Street East
  • Suite 400
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5C 2Y7
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AEMNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesUSUSDDec 1972
AEMTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADDec 1972
AE9DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURDec 1972
AEMSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesCommon SharesCHCHFDec 1972
0R2JLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGBCADDec 1972

Biography

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production of mineral properties in Canada, Mexico, and Finland. The company operates through Northern Business and Southern Business segments. It primarily produces and sells gold deposit, as well as explores for silver, zinc, and copper deposits. The company’s flagship property is the LaRonde mine located in the Abitibi region of northwestern Quebec, Canada. As of December 31, 2019, its LaRonde mine had a mineral reserve of approximately 2.9 million ounces of gold. The company is also involved in exploration activities in Europe, Latin America, and the United States. Agnico Eagle Mines Limited was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/12 23:53
End of Day Share Price2020/07/10 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
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.