CAML:LSE-Central Asia Metals plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Copper | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 239.50

Change

+5.50 (+2.35)%

Market Cap

GBX 0.41B

Volume

0.33M

Avg Analyst Target

GBX 287.50 (+20.04%)

Avg User Target

GBX
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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Central Asia Metals plc, together with its subsidiaries, mines and explores for mineral properties. It primarily explores for copper, zinc, lead, and silver deposits. It holds 100% interests in the solvent extraction- electrowinning copper plant located near the city of Balkhash in central Kazakhstan; and Sasa mine located in north eastern Macedonia. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Largest Industry Peers for Copper

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
ANTO:LSE Antofagasta plc

-2.00 (-0.14%)

GBX14.19B 18.65 3.40
KAZ:LSE KAZ Minerals PLC

N/A

GBX4.02B 9.28 4.95
ATYM:LSE Atalaya Mining Plc

N/A

GBX0.43B 5.55 2.84

ETFs Containing CAML

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Copper)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -0.21% 33% F 30% F
Dividend Return 0.03% 50% F 36% F
Total Return -0.18% 33% F 29% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 57.98% 67% D+ 80% B-
Dividend Return 4.01% 100% A+ 88% B+
Total Return 61.99% 67% D+ 81% B-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 31.77% 33% F 55% F
Dividend Return 28.93% 100% A+ 91% A-
Total Return 60.70% 33% F 68% D+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 18.08% 33% F 76% C
Dividend Return 4.80% 100% A+ 87% B+
Total Return 22.87% 33% F 77% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 458.51% 33% F 10% F
Risk Adjusted Return 4.99% 33% F 24% F
Market Capitalization 0.41B 33% F 54% F
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
(Copper)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 10.26 67% D+ 69% D+
Price/Book Ratio 1.42 67% D+ 54% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.11 100% A+ 56% F
EV/EBITDA 3.68 33% F 86% B
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 15.14% 33% F 68% D+
Return on Invested Capital 11.12% 100% A+ 80% B-
Return on Assets 9.91% 33% F 83% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 8.23% 100% A+ 73% C
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.99 67% D+ 55% 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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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:
Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow 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.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

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.

Positive free cash flow

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

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

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.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

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.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.