Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is
available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale
at half price, they could be considered
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Westwater Resources. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for
it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
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
Westwater Resources'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 Westwater Resources 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.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.
Show me the analysis anyway
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 Oil and Gas industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Westwater Resources's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Westwater Resources's earnings growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Westwater Resources's revenue growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Westwater Resources is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Westwater Resources 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.
Westwater Resources'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
Oil and Gas
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.
A company's financial position is much like your own financial position,
it includes everything you own
The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up
Westwater Resources's finances.
The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Westwater Resources's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
Westwater Resources's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of
Westwater Resources'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.
Westwater Resources has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.
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. Christopher Murrel Jones, also known as Chris, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Westwater Resources, Inc. (formerly known as Uranium Resources, Inc.) since April 01, 2013. Mr. Jones served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Wildcat Silver Corporation from August 4, 2008 to May 7, 2012. He has over 30 years of leadership experience in surface and underground coal, precious and base metals and oil sands operations in the U.S and Canada. He served as the Chief Operating Officer of Albian Sands Energy at Shell Albian Sands Inc. He joined Albian Sands in April 2004. He served as General Manager of Mine Operations at Albian from April 2004 to July 2005 and Operations Manager of Foundation Coal Company from January 2002 to March 2004. He also held management positions at RAG Coal West Inc., Phelps Dodge Sierrita Corp. and Cyprus Amax Coal Company. He served as Interim Chairman of Westwater Resources, Inc. (formerly known as Uranium Resources, Inc.) from March 19, 2016 to August 18, 2017 and has been its Director since April 1, 2013. He served as a Director of Wildcat Silver Corporation from August 4, 2008 to May 7, 2012. He is a Member of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers and is a Professional Engineer registered in Utah and Alberta. Mr. Jones holds a Bachelor of Science in Mine Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines, an MBA from Colorado State University and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Utah and Alberta.
Chris's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.
Chris's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Germany.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
management team in years:
The average tenure for the Westwater Resources management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
VP of Finance & CFO
Vice President of Operations
General Counsel & Secretary
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
board of directors in years:
The average tenure for the Westwater Resources board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.
Board of Directors
Independent Chairman of the Board
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.
Westwater Resources, Inc. operates as a diversified energy materials development company. The company's principal project is the Coosa graphite project covering an area of approximately 41,964 acres situated in east-central Alabama. It also holds interest in three lithium brine exploration projects, which include Columbus Basin project in western Nevada; the Railroad Valley project in east-central Nevada; and the Sal Rica Project in northwestern Utah. It addition, the company holds interest in various uranium projects in New Mexico and Texas. The company was formerly known as Uranium Resources, Inc. and changed its name to Westwater Resources, Inc. in August 2017. Westwater Resources, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is based in Centennial, Colorado.
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