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- The Chesapeake Gold Corp. financial analysis covers the income statement and ratio trend-charts with balance sheets and cash flows presented on an annual and quarterly basis. The report outlines the main financial ratios pertaining to profitability, margin analysis, asset turnover, credit ratios, and company’s long-term solvency. This sort of company's information will assist and strengthen your company’s decision-making processes.
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- Also the report provides relevant news, an analysis of PR-activity, and stock price movements. The latter are correlated with pertinent news and press releases, and annual and quarterly forecasts are given by a variety of experts and market research firms. Such information creates your awareness about principal trends of Chesapeake Gold Corp. business.
About Chesapeake Gold Corp.
Chesapeake Gold Corp., an exploration stage company, engages in the exploration, development, and recovery of precious metals in North and Central America. It principally explores gold-silver deposits.
As of December 31, 2008, the company's operations were principally directed towards the exploration and development of Metates project in Durango State and the Tatatila project in Veracruz State, Mexico.
Talapoosa Property, Nevada State, U.S.A
The company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, American Gold, owns a 100% interest in 475 unpatented lode mining claims in Lyon County, Nevada.
Metates Property, Durango State, Mexico
The company holds a 100% interest in 5 exploitation concessions totaling 2,420 hectares. The concessions are registered in the name of American Gold Metates S. de R.L. de C.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of the company.
La Gitana Property, Oaxaca State, Mexico
The La Gitana Property consists of 1 mineral concession totaling 494 hectares. The companys wholly owned subsidiary, Minerales El Prado S.A. de C.V. (MEP), acquired a 75% interest in the concession from Luismin S.A. de C.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Goldcorp, Inc. MEP has staked 5 other concessions totaling 13,885 hectares along a northwest trend extending from the La Gitana Property.
La Calavera Property, Oaxaca State, Mexico
In 2007, the company signed an option agreement with Pinnacle Mines, Ltd. (Pinnacle) whereby Pinnacle has the right to acquire approximately a 70% interest in the La Calavera Project and 2 additional mineral concessions (Rio Minas) consisting of 19,510 hectares. In December 2008, the company advised Pinnacle that it had terminated its underlying option agreements for the La Calavera Project. The company and Pinnacle have agreed to renegotiate and/or enter into a new option agreement with respect to the Rio Minas property, which MEP reduced in 2008 to one mineral concession comprising 7,425 hectares.
La Cecilia Property, Sonora State, Mexico
MEP has an option to acquire a 100% interest in the La Cecilia gold project, which consists of 3 mineral concessions totaling 794 hectares located in northern Sonora State.
El Tecomate Property, Durango and Sinaloa State, Mexico
MEP has an option to acquire a 100% interest in 2 mineral concessions (El Tecomate and Tatemates) totaling 220 hectares. Two adjacent contiguous claims, El Volcan and La Verdoza, were staked by MEP have been reduced from 10,475 hectares to 1,195 hectares.
Tatatila Project, Veracruz State, Mexico
MEP has acquired through purchase, joint venture and staking the Tatatila project, which collectively consists of 29,561 hectares in Veracruz State. For acquisition, MEP optioned 7 concessions of a National Mineral Reserve totaling 2,767 hectares from the Consejo de Recursos Minerales de Mexico (CRM), a mining division of the Mexican government. In December 2008, the company terminated its option agreement with Bell Resources Corporation.
Regional Properties, Chihuahua State, Mexico
In 2008, MEP terminated its interest in 10 mineral concessions staked in Chihuahua State totaling 120,335 hectares. MEP has acquired, by staking, 10 mineral concessions in Chihuahua State, Mexico, totaling 120,335 hectares. In Oaxaca State, MEP terminated its interest in two mineral concessions totaling 8,267 hectares, which had been acquired through staking.
In 2008, the company ceased its operations in Nicaragua and began the process of winding down its Nicaraguan subsidiary, Nica Gold S.A.
MEP has an option to acquire a 100% interest in 2 mineral concessions consisting of 8,247 hectares (La Calavera Project) in Oaxaca State. In December 2008, the company terminated its interest in both mineral concessions.
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1. CHESAPEAKE GOLD CORP. 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. CHESAPEAKE GOLD CORP. 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. CHESAPEAKE GOLD CORP. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. CHESAPEAKE GOLD CORP. 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. CHESAPEAKE GOLD CORP. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Chesapeake Gold Corp. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Chesapeake Gold Corp. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Chesapeake Gold Corp. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Chesapeake Gold Corp. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Metals & Mining Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Chesapeake Gold Corp. Industry Position Analysis
6. CHESAPEAKE GOLD CORP. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. CHESAPEAKE GOLD CORP. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. CHESAPEAKE GOLD CORP. 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. CHESAPEAKE GOLD CORP. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. CHESAPEAKE GOLD CORP. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. CHESAPEAKE GOLD CORP. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Chesapeake Gold Corp. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Chesapeake Gold Corp. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Chesapeake Gold Corp. Major Shareholders
Chesapeake Gold Corp. History
Chesapeake Gold Corp. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Chesapeake Gold Corp. Offices and Representations
Chesapeake Gold Corp. 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
Chesapeake Gold Corp. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Chesapeake Gold Corp. Capital Market Snapshot
Chesapeake Gold Corp. 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
Chesapeake Gold Corp. 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
Chesapeake Gold Corp. 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
Chesapeake Gold Corp. 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
Chesapeake Gold Corp. 1-year Stock Charts
Chesapeake Gold Corp. 5-year Stock Charts
Chesapeake Gold Corp. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Chesapeake Gold Corp. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Chesapeake Gold Corp. 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?