The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of McEwen Mining. The EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 10.80 % over the last twelve months. The long-term trend in EPS shows how well the management of McEwen Mining is adding value for shareholders.

McEwen Mining is part of the metals and mining industry and basic materials sector. The company CEO is Robert R. McEwen. McEwen Mining Inc is a mining and minerals exploration company. It is focused on precious and base metals in Argentina, Mexico and the United States.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The MUX shares had a previous change of -2.59% which opened at 1.95 and closed at 1.88. It moved to an intraday high of 1.96 and a low of 1.88.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, MUX shares returned -5.05% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -2.59%. Over three months, it changed -12.33%. In one year it has changed -5.06% and within that year its 52-week high was 2.55 and its 52-week low was 1.82. MUX stock is 3.30% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 2.11 and a 50 day moving average of 2.04. Right now, MUX stock is trading -10.96% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The company has a market cap of $634.1m with 337.3m shares outstanding and a float of 332.6m shares. Trading volume was 2,763,474 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,999,060 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for McEwen Mining was 0.06 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 31.33. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.00.Historically, the PE high was 31.33 and the PE low was -26.86. MUX stock has set a new PE low record!

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  -0.04
06-30-2018:  -0.02
03-31-2018:  -0.01
12-31-2017:  0

The dividend per share is currently 0.01, which is a dividend yield of 0.53%.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 21.80% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 47,906,653, which was 14.20% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 25.39. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

I calculated the beta to be -0.98

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -4.34%, return on assets is -3.66%, profit margin is 9.83%, price-to-sales is 5.17 and price-to-book is 1.31.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 4  : Growth Expectations Result
 2  : Financial Safety Result
 0  : Past Performance Result
 1  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 1  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).


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