Sierra Metals Inc. (SMTS): Price and Financial Metrics

Sierra Metals Inc. (SMTS): $3.07

-0.05 (-1.60%)

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  • SMTS scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 91.15% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SMTS is in Sentiment, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • SMTS's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 61.95% of US stocks).

SMTS Stock Summary

  • SMTS's went public 3.93 years ago, making it older than only 13.23% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of Sierra Metals Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.96% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Over the past twelve months, SMTS has reported earnings growth of 146.14%, putting it ahead of 88.23% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Sierra Metals Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be GCP, PRIM, UVV, FDP, and PRAA.
  • SMTS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Sierra Metals Inc's official web site, go to

SMTS Valuation Summary

  • SMTS's price/sales ratio is 2.1; this is 19.23% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 48 months, SMTS's price/earnings ratio has gone up $55.3.
  • Over the past 48 months, SMTS's price/sales ratio has gone down $1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SMTS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SMTS 2020-07-23 1.1 1.4 57.9 12.9
SMTS 2020-01-17 1.3 1.6 -102.5 17.7
SMTS 2019-11-22 1.0 1.3 -83.0 14.9
SMTS 2019-10-01 0.9 1.2 -75.3 14.2
SMTS 2018-12-17 1.5 1.9 14.2 7.1
SMTS 2018-04-27 2.1 2.8 -93.0 52.8

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SMTS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $3.07 52-week high $3.92
Prev. close $3.12 52-week low $0.76
Day low $3.07 Volume 595,200
Day high $3.21 Avg. volume 634,425
50-day MA $3.36 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $2.80 Market Cap 501.72M

Sierra Metals Inc. (SMTS) Company Bio

Sierra Metals Inc. engages in the production, exploration, and development of precious and base metals in Peru and Mexico. It primarily focuses on exploration of silver, copper, lead, zinc, and gold deposits. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Toronto.

SMTS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$3.07$4.59 35%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Sierra Metals Inc. To summarize, we found that Sierra Metals Inc ranked in the 61th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 35.33%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Sierra Metals Inc ended up being:

  • SMTS's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 25.79% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, Sierra Metals Inc experienced a tax rate of about 31% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Basic Materials), this tax rate is higher than 91.79% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

AVD, MDU, SXC, SSRM, and ARLP can be thought of as valuation peers to SMTS, in the sense that they are in the Basic Materials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest SMTS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Sierra Metals Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate SMTS as an investment opportunity.

Sierra Metals wins key permit for Peruvian mine expansion

Sierra Metals (SMTS) +3% pre-market after saying it received a permit allowing for a 20% increase of throughput to 3,600 metric tons/day at its Yauricocha mine in Peru."Today's news will further support the company in achieving its annual production guidance," Sierra Metals CEO Luis Marchese says.The company says it also is focusing...

Seeking Alpha | June 16, 2021

Sierra Metals Announces Receipt of Permit Allowing for a 20% Increase of Throughput to 3,600 Tonnes Per Day at Its Yauricocha Mine in Peru

TORONTO, Jun 16, 2021--Sierra Metals Announces Receipt of Permit Allowing For A 20% Increase of Throughput to 3,600 Tonnes Per Day at Its Yauricocha Mine in Peru

Yahoo | June 16, 2021

Sierra Metals Announces Results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $SMT #AGM--Sierra Metals Announces Results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Business Wire | June 11, 2021

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Michael Marcus on TipRanks | May 28, 2021

Stonegate Capital Partners Updates Coverage On Sierra Metals Inc. (NYSE:SMTS)

DALLAS, TX / ACCESSWIRE / May 26, 2021 / Sierra Metals Inc. (NYSE:SMTS): The full report can be accessed by clicking on the following link: http://stonegateinc.

Yahoo | May 26, 2021

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SMTS Price Returns

1-mo -10.23%
3-mo 1.66%
6-mo 0.99%
1-year 181.65%
3-year 18.53%
5-year 198.06%
YTD -7.53%
2020 101.36%
2019 -6.32%
2018 -29.03%
2017 58.97%
2016 95.00%

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