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Northland Capital Partners View on the City - W Resources

Northland Capital Partners View on the City - W Resources

W RESOURCES (LON:WRES)

SECTOR – MINING

RATING – BUY*

MARKET CAP – £23.8m

CURRENT PRICE – 0.435p#

TARGET PRICE – 1.2p

ANALYST – RYAN D. LONG

 

Year-end Dec

2016A

2017A

2018E

2019E

 

Revenue (£m)

0.1

-

-

 28.9

EBITDA (£m)

(0.6)

(0.5)

(0.7)

 15.3

Adj. pre-tax Profit (£m)

(0.9)

(0.7)

(4.2)

 7.7

Adj. EPS (p)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.1)

 0.1

DPS (p)

-

-

-

-

Net Cash/(Debt) (£m)

(0.7)

(0.8)

(26.2)

(15.3)

P/E (x)

n.a.

n.a.

n.a.

3.8

Dividend yield (%)

-

-

-

-

EV/EBITDA (x)

(28.4)

(44.3)

(34.4)

 1.6

 

SOURCE: Northland Capital Partners Limited estimates. #Priced at prior trading day close. *Northland Capital Partners Limited provides commissioned research coverage to W Resources and therefore this information should be viewed as a Marketing Communication.

 

La Parrilla Tungsten Mine Development Update

 

NORTHLAND VIEW

  • W Resources’ development of the La Parrilla Tungsten Mines remains on schedule, with the construction of the crusher, jig and mill on schedule for Q418 and completion of the concentrator due in Q119.
  • Capital expenditure is currently below budget, with 81.3% committed.
  • All major contracts have been placed, with engineering and procurement is now over 90% complete.
  • All the civil engineering has been completed, concrete works for the crusher are also completed and are underway for the jig. Steel erection for the crusher is advancing. The Metso crushing equipment on site and the jig equipment is arriving on site.

La Parrilla, W Resources flagship tungsten mine, is on schedule and under budget. The project is now entering an exciting phase of its development with the civil engineering completed, concrete works completed or nearing completion and steel works underway, after this comes the installation of the crusher, milling and processing equipment. The construction is expected to be completed in Q119, after which time W Resources will move into commissioning and then production. Remarkably the Company’s share price has not responded to the projects advanced stage of development and looks considerably undervalued compared to our price target of 1.2p per share.

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

W Resources is in the process of constructing the La Parrilla Tungsten Mine, located in Spain.

 

 

1. Northland Capital Partners Limited (“Northland”) acts as Nominated Advisor and/or Broker to the company.

2. Northland) and/or its affiliates companies do beneficially own 1% or more of any class of the issuer’s equity securities, as of the end of the month immediately preceding the date of issuance of the research report or the end of the second most recent month if the issue date is less than 10 calendar days after the end of the most recent month. 

3. The authoring analyst or any associate of the authoring analyst does maintain a long or short position in any of the issuer’s securities directly or through derivatives, including options or futures positions.

4. Northland, its affiliated companies, partners, officers, directors or any authoring analyst of Northland has provided services to the issuer for remuneration during the preceding 12 months other than investment advisory or trading services.

5. Northland or any of its affiliated companies has performed investment banking services for the issuer during the 12 months preceding the date of issuance of the report.  

6. A partner, director, officer, employee or agent of Northland or any of its affiliated companies is an officer, director, employee or advisor of the issuer.  Disclosures are applicable for all companies

7. The authoring analyst, or any associate of the authoring analyst, has viewed the material operations of the issuer. 

8. The authoring analyst, or any associate of the authoring analyst, received reimbursement for travel expenses.

9. Northland makes a market in the securities of this company.

 

 

DISCLAIMER

This document is provided solely to enable clients to make their own investment decisions. It may therefore not be suitable for all recipients and does not constitute a personal recommendation to invest. It does not constitute an offer or solicitation to buy or sell securities or instruments of any kind. If you have any doubts about the suitability of this service, you should seek advice from your investment adviser. This document is produced in accordance with UK laws and regulations. It is not intended for any person whose nationality or residential circumstances may render its receipt unlawful.

The past is not necessarily a guide to future performance. The value of shares and the income arising from them can fall as well as rise and investors may get back less than they originally invested. The information contained in this document has been obtained from sources which Northland Capital Partners Limited believes to be re¬li¬able. The Com¬pany does not warrant that such information is accurate or complete. All estimates and prospective figures quoted in this report are forecasts and not guaranteed. Opinions included in this report reflect the Company’s judgement at the date of publication and are subject to change without notice. If the investment(s) mentioned in this report are denominated in a currency different from the currency of the country in which the recipient is a resident, the recipient should be aware that fluctuations in exchange rates may have an adverse effect on the value of the investment(s). The listing requirements for securities listed on AIM or PLUS markets are less demanding, also trading in them may be less liquid than main markets.

Northland Capital Partners Limited and/or its officers, as¬sociated entities or clients may have a position, or other material interest, in any securities men¬tioned in this report. Northland Capital Partners Limited does not provide recommendations on securities of firms with which it has a corporate relationship. More information about our management of Conflicts of Interest, Investment Research Methodology & Definition of Recommendations can be found at www.northlandcp.co.uk 

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