Hudbay Minerals Canada is part of the metals and mining industry and is in the basic materials sector. The company CEO is Alan Hair. Hudbay Minerals Inc is an integrated mining company. It is engaged in producing copper concentrate and zinc metal, along with base and precious metals.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The HBM shares had a previous change of 0.10% which opened at 5.05 and closed at 5.05. It moved to an intraday high of 5.08 and a low of 5.01.

SeekingAlpha:  Hudbay Minerals Inc. (HBM) CEO Alan Hair on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, HBM shares returned -10.93% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -32.12%. Over three months, it changed -12.08%. In one year it has changed -31.57% and within that year its 52-week high was 7.83 and its 52-week low was 3.44. HBM stock is 46.80% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 5.50 and a 50 day moving average of 6.82. Right now, HBM stock is trading -8.22% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Hudbay Minerals Inc. (HBM) CEO Alan Hair on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The company has a market cap of $1.3b with 261.3m shares outstanding and a float of 261.3m shares. Trading volume was 490,151 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,039,145 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 Hudbay Minerals Canada was 0 which ended on 31st of December 2018. Based on 14 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.02. The trailing twelve month EPS is 0.40, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 12.64.

The dividend per share is currently 0.01, which is a dividend yield of 0.30%. Also, the payout ratio is 3.74%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 29.86, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 83.09%

The next earnings report will be: 05-24-2019

The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of Hudbay Minerals Canada; it is usually expressed as a percentage and is then referred to as the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -10.90% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 84.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 2,573,090, which was 0.98% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 3.06. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.

I calculated the beta to be 2.92

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 1.44%, return on assets is 0.66%, profit margin is 2.37%, price-to-sales is 0.70 and price-to-book is 0.62.

Company Score Card:

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

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Jake McWilliams
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