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About Breakwater Resources Ltd.
Breakwater Resources Ltd., a mineral resource company, engages in mining base metal deposits in the Americas. The company owns or has the exploration rights to base metal and gold exploration properties in Canada, Chile, Honduras and Tunisia. The company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of base and precious metals deposits internationally.
The companys principal product is zinc concentrate. It also produces copper, lead and gold concentrates and silver as a by-product. The company sells concentrates to smelters located in Canada, Europe, Asia and South America and to resellers who sell the concentrates to smelters throughout the world. The company sells a portion of the concentrate it produces under long-term supply agreements.
MOCHITO MINE: The company owns and operates the Mochito zinc/lead/silver mine located in Honduras through American Pacific Honduras S.A. de C.V. The Mochito mine is located in northwest Honduras, near the town of Las Vegas, approximately 88 kilometres southwest of San Pedro Sula and 220 kilometres northwest of the capital city, Tegucigalpa. The Mochito mine consists of an underground zinc/lead/silver mine and a 2,300 tonne per day concentrator. The Mochito property includes 53 exploitation concessions totaling 10,835 hectares of mineral rights.
TOQUI MINE: The company owns and operates the Toqui zinc/lead/gold/silver mine in Chile through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sociedad Contractual Minera El Toqui. The Toqui mine is located in Chiles Region XI, approximately 1,350 kilometres south of Santiago. The site is situated approximately 120 kilometres by road north of the regional capital, Coyhaique, and an equal distance northeast from the port town of Chacabuco. The Toqui mine property is held through exploration concessions totaling 28,000 hectares and exploitation concessions totaling 7,572 hectares. In addition, there are 55,720 hectares of various other land holdings in the Toqui district for a total land holding of 91,292 hectares.
MYRA FALLS MINE: The company owns and operates, through its subsidiary NVI Mining Ltd., the Myra Falls zinc/copper/lead/gold/silver mine located near Campbell River, British Columbia. The Myra Falls mine is located in Strathcona Provincial Park in central Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The Myra Falls mine facilities include an underground mine and a conventional mill which produces separate zinc and copper concentrates. The mine property covers approximately 2,210 hectares held under mining leases, approximately 318 hectares held under freehold title to minerals and 1,110 hectares held under two post mining claims.
LANGLOIS MINE: The Langlois mine is located in northwestern Québec, approximately 48 kilometers northeast of the town of Lebel-Sur-Quévillon and 213 kilometers northeast of Val dOr. Lebel-Sur-Quévillon has a population of approximately 3,500. The property is held through a 134.27 hectare mining lease.
Other Properties of Potential Interest
Metco Acquisition: Following the purchase of Metco in April, 2008, the company increased its land position in the province of Québec. In Lebel-sur-Quévillon, the company has 100% interest in the former Metco joint venture on properties extending over 15 kilometers (186 claims, 3,402 hectares) in the same deformation corridor as the companys current deposits. The company has 100% of the Orphée deposit where a NI 43-101 resource was reported by Metco. The Company also owns 100% interest in three base metal properties (89 claims, 1,815 hectares) in Rouyn-Noranda and one gold property (36 claims, 735 hectares) in Chibougamau. In the Gaspé Peninsula, the Company has a joint venture with Regal Consolidated Ventures Ltd. on the Mont de lObservation copper property (399 claims, 22,283 hectares).
Coulon Project: In December 2008, the company sold its 50% interest in the Coulon joint venture property to Virginia.
Trieste Project: The Trieste property is located within the La Grande Archean volcano-sedimentary belt and covers an assemblage of mafic to felsic volcanics, iron formations, and a synvolcanic intrusion.
Gayot Project: The company has the option to earn a 50% interest in the property. The Gayot property consists of 116 claims covering 4,947 hectares and three mining exploration permits covering a surface area of 15,437 hectares.
Kaminak Project: In early 2009, the Company sold its 50% interest in the joint venture to Kaminak.
Breakwater Resources Ltd. was founded in 1979. The company was formerly known as Gambier Exploration Ltd. and changed its name to Breakwater Resources Ltd. in June 1981.
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1. BREAKWATER RESOURCES LTD. COMPANY PROFILE
1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History
2. BREAKWATER RESOURCES LTD. BUSINESS OVERVIEW
2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units
3. BREAKWATER RESOURCES LTD. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. BREAKWATER RESOURCES LTD. FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
4.1. Financial Statements
4.1.1. Income Statement
4.1.2. Balance Sheet
4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
4.2.2. Margin Analysis
4.2.3. Asset Turnover
4.2.4. Credit Ratios
4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot
5. BREAKWATER RESOURCES LTD. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Breakwater Resources Ltd. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Breakwater Resources Ltd. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Breakwater Resources Ltd. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Breakwater Resources Ltd. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Metals & Mining Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Breakwater Resources Ltd. Industry Position Analysis
6. BREAKWATER RESOURCES LTD. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. BREAKWATER RESOURCES LTD. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. BREAKWATER RESOURCES LTD. ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. CANADA PESTEL ANALYSIS2
9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors
10. BREAKWATER RESOURCES LTD. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. BREAKWATER RESOURCES LTD. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. BREAKWATER RESOURCES LTD. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Breakwater Resources Ltd. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Breakwater Resources Ltd. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Breakwater Resources Ltd. Major Shareholders
Breakwater Resources Ltd. History
Breakwater Resources Ltd. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Breakwater Resources Ltd. Offices and Representations
Breakwater Resources Ltd. SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Breakwater Resources Ltd. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Breakwater Resources Ltd. Capital Market Snapshot
Breakwater Resources Ltd. Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Metals & Mining Industry Statistics
Breakwater Resources Ltd. Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
Breakwater Resources Ltd. Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
LIST OF FIGURES
Breakwater Resources Ltd. Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
Breakwater Resources Ltd. 1-year Stock Charts
Breakwater Resources Ltd. 5-year Stock Charts
Breakwater Resources Ltd. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Breakwater Resources Ltd. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Breakwater Resources Ltd. Article Density Chart
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Enhanced SWOT Analysis
Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:
- How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
- How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?
Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.
PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.
Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.
Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:
- Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
- Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
- Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
- Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
- Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
- Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?
IFE, EFE, IE Matrices
The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.
The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.
The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.
Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.
Porter Five Forces Analysis
The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:
- What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
- Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
- What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
- How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
- How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?
VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:
- Tangible resources
- Intangible resources
- Innovation and Creativity
- Organizational capabilities
The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:
- Costly to imitate?
- Organized properly?