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

COMMON STOCK | Gold | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 2.51

Change

-0.01 (-0.40)%

Market Cap

CAD 0.73B

Volume

0.74M

Average Target Price

CAD 3.92 (+56.04%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Argonaut Gold Inc. engages in the mining, mine development, and mineral exploration activities in North America. It 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; and the Florida Canyon mine in Nevada, the United States. The company's advanced exploration projects include the Magino project located in Ontario, Canada; and the Cerro del Gallo project in Guanajuato, Mexico. In addition, it holds various other exploration stage projects located in North America. The company is based in Reno, Nevada. Address: 9600 Prototype Court, Reno, NV, United States, 89521

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BTO:CA B2Gold Corp

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ETFs Containing AR:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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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 -8.39% 14% F 3% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -8.39% 14% F 3% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 30.73% 41% F 82% B-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 30.73% 41% F 82% B-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 175.82% 51% F 86% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 175.82% 51% F 86% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 1.36% 23% F 53% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 1.36% 22% F 40% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 38.20% 78% C+ 20% F
Risk Adjusted Return 3.55% 22% F 34% F
Market Capitalization 0.73B 56% F 70% C-
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%

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 19.10 57% F 37% F
Price/Book Ratio 0.92 89% B+ 74% C
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 9.79 39% F 36% F
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -16.12% 20% F 24% F
Return on Invested Capital -15.87% 22% F 14% F
Return on Assets -6.46% 22% F 19% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 1.88% 86% B 91% A-
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 6.73 15% F 12% F
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 1.21 47% F 40% 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

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total 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 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.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector