LAC:NYE-Lithium Americas Corp (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Other Industrial Metals & Mining | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 13.79

Change

-0.29 (-2.06)%

Market Cap

USD 1.75B

Volume

1.81M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 22.50 (+63.16%)

Avg User Target

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Lithium Americas Corp. operates as a resource company in the United States. The company explores for lithium deposits. It owns interests in the Cauchari-Olaroz Project located in Jujuy province of Argentina; and Thacker Pass project located in north-western Nevada. The company was formerly known as Western Lithium USA Corporation and changed its name to Lithium Americas Corp. in March 2016. Lithium Americas Corp. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Other Industrial Metals & Mining)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 9.88% 46% F 49% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 9.88% 46% F 45% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 104.30% 87% B+ 90% A-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 104.30% 87% B+ 89% B+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 73.11% 95% A 96% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 73.11% 95% A 96% A
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 142.89% 9% F 4% F
Risk Adjusted Return 51.16% 55% F 62% D-
Market Capitalization 1.75B 71% C- 57% 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
(Other Industrial Metals & Mining)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 22.45 44% F 36% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.12 38% F 33% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -56.71 92% A- 94% A
EV/EBITDA 22.30 13% F 27% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -8.87% 29% F 24% F
Return on Invested Capital -11.08% 33% F 10% F
Return on Assets -3.63% 33% F 11% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 66.56% 28% F 53% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 4.35 35% F 20% F
Short Percent 12.77% 4% F 25% F
Beta 1.39 54% F 30% 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:
Positive free cash flow

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

What to not like:
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.

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 compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Negative cashflow

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

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free 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