OTCPK:CFTN

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Clifton Mining Company operates as a natural resource company.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Clifton Mining's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-11.1%

CFTN

-9.4%

US Metals and Mining

-10.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

130.2%

CFTN

-9.1%

US Metals and Mining

5.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CFTN exceeded the US Metals and Mining industry which returned -9.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CFTN exceeded the US Market which returned 5.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CFTNIndustryMarket
7 Day-11.1%-9.4%-10.6%
30 Day-9.1%-8.7%-8.5%
90 Day-8.6%-9.8%-4.6%
1 Year130.2%130.2%-6.7%-9.1%7.4%5.2%
3 Year44.3%44.3%-9.0%-13.9%31.7%23.2%
5 Year-11.1%-11.1%14.0%5.1%56.4%39.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Clifton Mining's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Clifton Mining undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Clifton Mining is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Clifton Mining 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.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of CFTN’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 Clifton Mining regulatory filings and announcements here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Materials industry.

Future Growth

How is Clifton Mining forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

12.1%

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 Clifton Mining 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.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of CFTN’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.
  • While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Clifton Mining's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.

Past Performance

How has Clifton Mining performed over the past 5 years?

29.8%

Historical Materials annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if CFTN has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: Insufficient data to determine if CFTN's profit margins have improved over the past year.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if CFTN's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Insufficient data to compare CFTN's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine if CFTN's earnings growth over the past year exceeded the Metals and Mining industry average.


Return on Equity

High ROE: CFTN has a negative Return on Equity (0%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


Next Steps

Financial Health

How is Clifton Mining's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Clifton Mining's finance health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial distress, in particular, its ability to manage its cash and debt levels. Clifton Mining has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have financial information.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of CFTN’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.
  • Investors tend to look at the financial health of a company this size in order to assess the sustainability of its current operations. While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website.
  • Financial health is measured at one point in time, so the latest financial report is the best representation of the company’s current financial status. Check when Clifton Mining's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Materials industry.

Dividend

What is Clifton Mining's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.6%markettop25%4.1%industryaverage2.9%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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

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


Next Steps

Management

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

24.1yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Clifton Mining has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Kenneth Friedman
President26.1yrsUS$230.95kno data
Scott Moeller
Chief Financial Officer27.1yrsUS$217.95kno data
Keith Moeller
Vice President27.1yrsUS$217.95kno data
Robert Holladay
Director6.1yrsno datano data
Harold Gunsinger
Director24.1yrsUS$152.95kno data
Clifford Reid
Director5.3yrsno datano data
Jerry Wilhelm
Director2.4yrsno datano data

24.1yrs

Average Tenure

71.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CFTN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 24.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Clifton Mining Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Clifton Mining Company
  • Ticker: CFTN
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1993
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: US$9.991m
  • Shares outstanding: 58.77m
  • Website: https://www.cliftonmining.com

Location

  • Clifton Mining Company
  • 705 East 50 South
  • American Fork
  • Utah
  • 84003
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CFTNOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJun 2003

Biography

Clifton Mining Company operates as a natural resource company. The company focuses on silver, gold, and lead production on its joint venture property located on the Utah-Nevada border. As of December 31, 2016, its mining claims consisted of 38 patented claims; 402 unpatented lode claims comprising 32 placer claims; and 6 state mineral leases covering approximately 13,296 acres located in the Gold Hill/Clifton mining district, Tooele County, Northwest Utah area. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in American Fork, Utah. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/28 23:35
End of Day Share Price2020/02/28 00:00
Earnings2016/12/31
Annual Earnings2016/12/31


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.