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Hudbay Minerals Canada trades as part of the metals and mining industry and trades as part of 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 0.60% which opened at 4.99 and closed at 5.01. It moved to an intraday high of 5.15 and a low of 4.97.

SeekingAlpha:  Hudbay Minerals: Waterton Is Drowning The Wealth Of Minority Shareholders

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, HBM shares returned 2.66% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -28.43%. Over three months, it changed -27.20%. In one year it has changed -22.11% and within that year its 52 week high was 7.83 and its 52 week low was 3.44. HBM stock is 45.64% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 5.49 and a 50 day moving average of 6.27. Right now, HBM stock is trading -8.73% 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: Waterton Is Drowning The Wealth Of Minority Shareholders


The company has a market cap of $1.3b with 261.3m shares outstanding and a float of 261.3m shares. Trading volume was 740,975 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,049,527 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.


Based on 14 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.02. The trailing twelve month EPS reported is 0.40 (trailing twelve month diluted EPS is 0.12).

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1st Qtr 2019 Reported 05-06-2019: -0.05
4th Qtr 2018 Reported 02-19-2019: -0.01
3rd Qtr 2018 Reported 10-31-2018: 0.09
2nd Qtr 2018 Reported 07-31-2018: 0.09
1st Qtr 2018 Reported 05-02-2018: 0.16

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 28.68, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 82.53%.

The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of Hudbay Minerals Canada; it is typically displayed as a percentage and called 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 97.20% 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.

The beta was calculated to be 2.90.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 0.66%, profit margin is 2.37%, price-to-sales is 0.69 and price-to-book is 0.60.

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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