OTCPK:SLSD.F

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Select Sands Corp. engages in quarrying and producing silica sand.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Select Sands's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

16.7%

SLSD.F

1.0%

US Metals and Mining

7.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

-84.4%

SLSD.F

-28.5%

US Metals and Mining

-10.4%

US Market

Return vs Industry: SLSD.F underperformed the US Metals and Mining industry which returned -28.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SLSD.F underperformed the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SLSD.FIndustryMarket
7 Day16.7%1.0%7.2%
30 Day-42.4%-17.6%-12.6%
90 Day-46.2%-32.2%-19.4%
1 Year-84.4%-84.4%-26.4%-28.5%-8.5%-10.4%
3 Year-98.9%-98.9%-24.5%-28.8%15.8%8.3%
5 Year-94.6%-94.6%-3.6%-11.5%35.8%21.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Select Sands undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.064x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: SLSD.F 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 SLSD.F's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SLSD.F is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.1x) compared to the US Metals and Mining industry average (1.1x).


Next Steps

Future Growth

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

8.6%

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 Select Sands 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 SLSD.F’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 Select Sands's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.

Past Performance

How has Select Sands performed over the past 5 years?

-12.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SLSD.F is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: SLSD.F is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SLSD.F is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -12.3% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: SLSD.F is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-26.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SLSD.F has a negative Return on Equity (-56.78%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Select Sands's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SLSD.F's short term assets ($4.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: SLSD.F's short term assets ($4.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SLSD.F's debt to equity ratio (26.7%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if SLSD.F's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: SLSD.F has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: SLSD.F's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1x debt).


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

Forecast Cash Runway: SLSD.F has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -4.6% each year


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Dividend

What is Select Sands's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SLSD.F'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 SLSD.F'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?

4.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Zig Vitols

3.25s

Tenure

US$343,338

Compensation

Mr. Zigurds R. Vitols, also known as Zig, serves as the President of Mid-South Division at Martin Marietta Material, Inc. Mr. Vitols has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Select Sands Corp. ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Zig's total compensation ($USD343.34K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD602.37K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Zigurds Vitols
President3.25yrsUS$343.34k0.69% $6.4k
Douglas Turnbull
Independent Director8.83yrsUS$117.27k0.034% $318.2
John Kime
Independent Director4.25yrsUS$115.87k0.028% $265.2
Steven Goldman
Director2yrsUS$63.12k1.19% $11.2k
Daniel Gillett
Chairman1.83yrsUS$97.77kno data

4.3yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SLSD.F's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Select Sands Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Select Sands Corp.
  • Ticker: SLSD.F
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CA$1.328m
  • Listing Market Cap: CA$939.537k
  • Shares outstanding: 88.56m
  • Website: https://www.selectsands.com

Location

  • Select Sands Corp.
  • 850 West Hastings Street
  • Suite 310
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
  • V6C 1E1
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SNSTSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADNov 2007
SLSD.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDNov 2007
ROGDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURNov 2007

Biography

Select Sands Corp. engages in quarrying and producing silica sand. It holds a 100% interest in the Sandtown property covering approximately 520 acres located in northeast Arkansas, the United States. Select Sands Corp. sells its products to industrial and energy customers. The company was formerly known as La Ronge Gold Corp. and changed its name to Select Sands Corp. in November 2014. Select Sands Corp. was incorporated in 2006 and is based in Vancouver, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/03/31 02:09
End of Day Share Price2020/03/30 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.