AR:CA:TSX-Argonaut Gold Inc (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Gold | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 2.81

Change

-0.05 (-1.75)%

Market Cap

CAD 0.88B

Volume

1.14M

Average Target Price

CAD 4.56 (+62.37%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Argonaut Gold Inc. engages in the mining, mine development, and mineral exploration activities at gold-bearing mineral properties in North America. The company primarily explores for gold and silver deposits. Its primary assets are the El Castillo mine and San Agustin mine, which together form the El Castillo Complex located in Durango, Mexico; the La Colorada mine located in Sonora, Mexico; the Florida Canyon mine in Nevada, the United States; the Magino project located Ontario, Canada; and the Cerro del Gallo project in Guanajuato, Mexico. The company also holds various other exploration stage projects located in North America. The company is headquartered in Reno, Nevada.

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Largest Industry Peers for Gold

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
NGT:CA Newmont Corporation

-1.72 (-2.06%)

CAD66.07B 18.87 11.65
ABX:CA Barrick Gold Corporation

-0.42 (-1.48%)

CAD50.43B 17.32 6.64
FNV:CA Franco-Nevada Corporation

-0.02 (-0.01%)

CAD33.84B 82.76 55.23
WPM:CA Wheaton Precious Metals Corp

-0.62 (-1.14%)

CAD24.22B 38.16 31.24
NCM:CA Newcrest Mining Limited

N/A

CAD21.97B 18.37 7.20
AEM:CA Agnico Eagle Mines Limited

-1.29 (-1.54%)

CAD20.47B 31.94 14.85
KL:CA Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd

-0.83 (-1.69%)

CAD13.10B 13.45 7.54
K:CA Kinross Gold Corporation

-0.22 (-2.28%)

CAD12.17B 7.27 4.69
EDV:CA Endeavour Mining Corporation

-0.20 (-0.69%)

CAD7.34B 44.05 14.09
BTO:CA B2Gold Corp

-0.15 (-2.29%)

CAD6.91B 8.89 4.62

ETFs Containing AR:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

N/A

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Gold)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 2.55% 72% C- 34% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 2.55% 72% C- 32% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 92.47% 85% B 84% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 92.47% 86% B 83% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 19.57% 40% F 51% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 19.57% 39% F 41% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 1.14% 21% F 44% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 1.14% 21% F 31% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 34.93% 77% C+ 25% F
Risk Adjusted Return 3.28% 22% F 26% F
Market Capitalization 0.88B 58% F 66% D
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Gold)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 37.50 31% F 17% F
Price/Book Ratio 0.87 91% A- 82% B-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 7.91 38% F 49% F
EV/EBITDA 6.98 57% F 74% C
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 2.75% 57% F 49% F
Return on Invested Capital 6.53% 56% F 70% C-
Return on Assets 5.66% 61% D- 87% B+
Debt to Equity Ratio 7.55% 71% C- 87% B+
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 13.15 6% F 4% F
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 1.13 48% F 44% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.