Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS)Growth Analysis: Profit Driven by Strength

Van Eck Associates Corp. is the top holder of Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS), with 25.07 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is Renaissance Technologies LLC with 8.81 million shares. In the third-place spot with 5.37 million shares is The Vanguard Group, Inc..

This company’s stock price was $16.13 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 1,448,833. Compare that to its average daily volume of 3.74M. Given the fact that this stock has 209.46M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $3.38B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 0.02. Its Price to Sales ratio is 3.85, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 24.34, and its Price to Book ratio is 1.40.

PAAS stock has achieved a 5-day range of $15.53 to $16.42, with a total performance of +2.87% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $15.40 to $17.90, generating a -9.13% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +24.94%, trading in the range of $12.61 to $19.48.

In the past 5 days, shares of PAAS have made a new high 3 times. In the last month, it has made a new high 3 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 21 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 6/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 0.04. This is a 0.01 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.03, amounting to an earnings surprise of 33.30%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 6/29/2019, the consensus estimate was 0.02, making for an earnings surprise of 150.00%. For the quarter ending 12/30/2018, EPS was reported at -0.01, generating a -125.00% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $12.04 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $123.45 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $154.98 million for the year, compared to $224.56 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$144.35 million, compared to -$142.23 million, and Free Cash flow was $10.63 million compared to the prior year’s $82.33 million.

Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 5/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.37, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.71, a Debt to Equity ratio of 0.16 and a Debt to EBITDA of 1.8. The Piotroski F-Score is 4, its Altman Z-Score is 2.22 and its Beneish M-Score is -0.49.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 6/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of -1.51, a Net Margin of -2.5, a ROE of -1.16, and a ROC of 1.37.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for PAAS, this company’s Price to Tangible Book is 1.4, its Price to Median PS Value is 1.09. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for PAAS is now 0.00. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is -15.45.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for PAAS is sitting at 2.98, while its Current Ratio is 4.08. This stock’s PB Ratio is 1.36, its PS Ratio is 3.21, its Forward PE Ratio is 22.08. Similarly, its Price to Owner Earnings is 242.55 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 23.96.