Inspiration Mining Corporation, a junior mining company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and evaluation of mineral properties in Canada and Chile.
The last earnings update was 144 days ago.
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INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Inspiration Mining. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
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The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Inspiration Mining's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Inspiration Mining has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected Metals and Mining industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Inspiration Mining's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Inspiration Mining's earnings growth to the Canada market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Inspiration Mining's revenue growth to the Canada market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Inspiration Mining is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Inspiration Mining is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Inspiration Mining's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
Metals and Mining
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
has a total score of
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
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it includes everything you own
The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up
Inspiration Mining's finances.
The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Inspiration Mining's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
Inspiration Mining has no long term commitments.
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of
Inspiration Mining's finances. If any of them are yellow this
indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
High level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.4x debt.
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t
however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest
on its debts this may have impacts in the future.
The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to
see the red area (debt) decreasing.
If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and
whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. D. Randall Miller, also known as Randy, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Inspiration Mining Corp. since March 2004 and served as its President since September 19, 2011. He serves as the Chairman and Interim President of Inspiration Mining Corp. Mr. Miller serves as the Chairman and President of Adrea Capital Corporation, a private Canadian corporation providing private financial and investor relation services to industrial companies; prior thereto and since 1993, securities consultant at Canaccord Capital Corporation; prior thereto and since 1989, account executive at Yorkton Securities Inc. Previously, he served as the President of Inspiration Mining Corp., from September 1999 to October 4, 2010. He has been a Director of Inspiration Mining Corp. since 1996.
Randy's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Randy's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Canada.
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure of the
board of directors in years:
The tenure for the Inspiration Mining board of directors is about average.
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Inspiration Mining Corporation, a junior mining company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and evaluation of mineral properties in Canada and Chile. The company primarily explores for nickel, copper, gold, silver, molybdenum, and rare earth element deposits. It holds a 100% interest in the Langmuir property, which includes 28 contiguous unpatented mining claims covering an area 2,212 acres located in Langmuir Township, Porcupine Mining Division, District of Cochrane, Ontario. The company also holds 100% interests in the Cleaver property consisting of 13 contiguous unpatented mining claims covering an area of 7,680 acres located to the northeastern portion of Cleaver Township, Ontario; and the Douglas property consisting of 7 contiguous unpatented mining claims covering 3,520 acres located in the Douglas Township, Ontario. In addition, it holds a 100% interest in the Desrosiers property that consists of 261 claim units covering an area of approximately 10,440 acres located in Timmins, Ontario. The company was formerly known as Consolidated Taywin Resources Ltd. and changed its name to Inspiration Mining Corporation in April 1996. Inspiration Mining Corporation was incorporated in 1972 and is based in Toronto, Canada.
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