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Gold Standard Ventures

Executive Summary

Gold Standard Ventures Corp., an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition and exploration of gold-bearing mineral resource properties in Nevada.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

Share Price & News

How has Gold Standard Ventures's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.2%

GSV

3.7%

US Metals and Mining

2.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-16.5%

GSV

6.1%

US Metals and Mining

6.7%

US Market

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

Return vs Market: GSV underperformed the US Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GSVIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.2%3.7%2.3%
30 Day23.6%9.9%7.4%
90 Day38.4%21.0%17.9%
1 Year-16.5%-16.5%8.7%6.1%9.0%6.7%
3 Year-51.8%-51.8%9.7%2.6%36.6%27.7%
5 Year122.9%122.9%53.0%40.0%64.2%46.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Gold Standard Ventures's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Gold Standard Ventures undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.4x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GSV's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GSV's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GSV is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Metals and Mining industry average.

PE vs Market: GSV is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GSV's PB Ratio (1.4x) is in line with the US Metals and Mining industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Gold Standard Ventures forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

124.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: GSV is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: GSV is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: GSV's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if GSV's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the US market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if GSV's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if GSV's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Gold Standard Ventures performed over the past 5 years?

-3.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GSV is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: GSV is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GSV is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -3.8% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GSV's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: GSV is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-11.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GSV has a negative Return on Equity (-3.93%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Gold Standard Ventures's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GSV's short term assets (CA$5.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$2.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: GSV's short term assets (CA$5.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$1.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GSV is debt free.

Reducing Debt: GSV had no debt 5 years ago.


Balance Sheet


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: GSV has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: GSV has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 19.2% each year


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Dividend

What is Gold Standard Ventures's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GSV's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GSV'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 GSV's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GSV'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 GSV's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

3.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jon Awde (43yo)

10yrs

Tenure

CA$923,612

Compensation

Mr. Jonathan T. Awde, also known as Jon, B.Comm., has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Gold Standard Ventures Corp since July 13, 2010. Mr. Awde is a Co-Founder of Gold Standard Ventures C ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jon's total compensation ($USD679.29K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.35M).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jonathan Awde
Co-Founder10yrsCA$923.61k1.24% CA$2.9m
Michael Waldkirch
Chief Financial Officer10yrsCA$582.18k0.43% CA$1.0m
Donald Harris
GM & Operations Manager1.42yrsCA$504.36k0.00064% CA$1.5k
Glenn Kumoi
VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary3.08yrsCA$446.49k0.017% CA$40.6k
James Wright
Senior Geophysical Consultantno datano datano data
Gary Simmons
Senior Metallurgical Consultant3.83yrsno datano data

3.8yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: GSV's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jonathan Awde
Co-Founder10yrsCA$923.61k1.24% CA$2.9m
Ronald Clayton
Independent Director2.5yrsCA$162.84k0.021% CA$50.3k
Jonathan Rubenstein
Member of the Advisory Board9.33yrsno datano data
James Anthony
Member of the Advisory Board9.33yrsno datano data
Donald McLeod
Lead Independent Director3.67yrsCA$186.22k0.056% CA$132.5k
Alexander Morrison
Independent Director2.83yrsCA$162.84k0.011% CA$25.2k
William Threlkeld
Independent Director9.33yrsCA$162.84k0.059% CA$140.0k
Robert McLeod
Independent Director9.08yrsCA$156.84k0.066% CA$158.1k
Zara Boldt
Independent Director2.83yrsCA$162.84k0.018% CA$43.6k
James Ronald Strauss
Independent Director7.83yrsCA$156.84k0.060% CA$141.9k

8.5yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: GSV's board of directors are considered experienced (8.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: GSV insiders have bought more shares than they have sold 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 9.4%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Gold Standard Ventures Corp's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Gold Standard Ventures Corp
  • Ticker: GSV
  • Exchange: AMEX
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Gold
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$324.196m
  • Listing Market Cap: CA$238.435m
  • Shares outstanding: 284.38m
  • Website: https://www.goldstandardv.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Gold Standard Ventures Corp
  • 815 West Hastings Street
  • Suite 610
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6C 1B4
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GSVAMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJul 2010
GSVTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADJul 2010
6AZDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJul 2010
0QZELSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGBCADJul 2010

Biography

Gold Standard Ventures Corp., an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition and exploration of gold-bearing mineral resource properties in Nevada. Its flagship property is the Railroad-Pinion project covering approximately 53,569 gross acres of land in Elko County, Nevada. The company also holds a 100% right, title, and interest in mining claims with gold and silver deposit in Lewis Gold project that is located in the Battle Mountain Mining District in Lander County, Nevada. It owns or has an option on the ownership of approximately 29,941 gross acres of subsurface mineral rights in the form of patented or unpatented mineral lode; and approximately 23,628 gross acres of subsurface mineral rights varies from 49.2% to 100%. Gold Standard Ventures Corp. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Vancouver, 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 00:37
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.