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Galway Metals WACC %

:10.02% (As of Today)

## Galway Metals WACC % Historical Data

## Galway Metals WACC % Calculation

## Galway Metals Business Description

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$GAYMF - Galway Metals: A Gold Junior To Keep A Close Eye On. Galway Metals Gold Junior To Keep Close Eye On

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$0.44 0.01(2.07%) Volume: 46,287 1:08PM EDT

Avg Vol (1m): 28,138
Market Cap : 77.98 M | Enterprise Value : 61.62 M | PE Ratio : At Loss | PB Ratio : 4.15 |
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As of **today** (2021-10-24), Galway Metals's weighted average cost of capital is **10.02%**. Galway Metals's ROIC % is **-157.14%** (calculated using TTM income statement data).
Galway Metals earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital. It will destroy value as it grows.

The historical data trend for Galway Metals's WACC % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.

* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Competitive Comparison

For the **Gold** subindustry, Galway Metals's WACC %, along with its competitors' market caps and WACC % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

Galway Metals WACC % Distribution

For the **Metals & Mining** industry and **Basic Materials** sector, Galway Metals's WACC % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Galway Metals's WACC % falls into.

The weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is the rate that a company is expected to pay on average to all its security holders to finance its assets. The WACC is commonly referred to as the firm's cost of capital. Generally speaking, a company's assets are financed by debt and equity. WACC is the average of the costs of these sources of financing, each of which is weighted by its respective use in the given situation. By taking a weighted average, we can see how much interest the company has to pay for every dollar it finances.

WACC | = | E | / | (E + D) | * | Cost of Equity | + | D | / | (E + D) | * | Cost of Debt | * | (1 - Tax Rate) |

1. Weights:

Generally speaking, a company's assets are financed by debt and equity. We need to calculate the weight of equity and the weight of debt.

The market value of equity (E) is also called "Market Cap". As of today, Galway Metals's market capitalization (E) is $77.981 Mil.

The market value of debt is typically difficult to calculate, therefore, GuruFocus uses book value of debt (D) to do the calculation. It is simplified by adding the latest two-year average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation together. As of Jun. 2021, Galway Metals's latest two-year average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $0 Mil and its latest two-year average Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $0 Mil. The total Book Value of Debt (D) is $0 Mil.

a) weight of equity = E / (E + D) = 77.981 / (77.981 + 0) = 1

b) weight of debt = D / (E + D) = 0 / (77.981 + 0) = 0

2. Cost of Equity:

GuruFocus uses Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) to calculate the required rate of return. The formula is:

Cost of Equity = Risk-Free Rate of Return + Beta of Asset * (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return)

a) GuruFocus uses 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate as the risk-free rate. It is updated daily. The current risk-free rate is 1.26300000%. Please go to Economic Indicators page for more information. Please note that we use the 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate of the country/region where the company is headquartered. If the data for that country/region is not available, then we will use the 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate of the United States as default.

b) Beta is the sensitivity of the expected excess asset returns to the expected excess market returns. Galway Metals's beta is 1.46.

c) (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return) is also called market premium. GuruFocus requires market premium to be 6%.

Cost of Equity = 1.26300000% + 1.46 * 6% = 10.023%

3. Cost of Debt:

GuruFocus uses last fiscal year end Interest Expense divided by the latest two-year average debt to get the simplified cost of debt.

As of Dec. 2020, Galway Metals's interest expense (positive number) was $0 Mil. Its total Book Value of Debt (D) is $0 Mil.

Cost of Debt = 0 / 0 = %.

4. Multiply by one minus Average Tax Rate:

GuruFocus uses the latest two-year average tax rate to do the calculation. The calculated average tax rate is limited to between 0% and 100%. If the calculated average tax rate is higher than 100%, it is set to 100%. If the calculated average tax rate is less than 0%, it is set to 0%.

The latest Two-year Average Tax Rate is 0%.

Galway Metals's Weighted Average Cost Of Capital (WACC) for **Today** is calculated as:

WACC | = | E / (E + D) | * | Cost of Equity | + | D / (E + D) | * | Cost of Debt | * | (1 - Tax Rate) |

= | 1 | * | 10.023% | + | 0 | * | % | * | (1 - 0%) | |

= | 10.02% |

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.

* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

Because it costs money to raise capital. A firm that generates higher ROIC % than it costs the company to raise the capital needed for that investment is earning excess returns. A firm that expects to continue generating positive excess returns on new investments in the future will see its value increase as growth increases, whereas a firm that earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital will destroy value as it grows.

As of **today**, Galway Metals's weighted average cost of capital is **10.02%**. Galway Metals's ROIC % is **-157.14%** (calculated using TTM income statement data).
Galway Metals earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital. It will destroy value as it grows.

1. GuruFocus uses book value of debt (D) to do the calculation. It is simplified by adding latest two-year average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation together.

2. The WACC formula discussed above does not include Preferred Stock. Please adjust if preferred stock is considered.

3. (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return) is also called market premium. GuruFocus requires market premium to be 6%.

4. GuruFocus uses last fiscal year end Interest Expense divided by the latest two-year average debt to get the simplified cost of debt.

82 Richmond Street East, Suite 200, Toronto, ON, CAN, M5C 1P1

Galway Metals Inc is an exploration-stage company. It is in the process of exploring for, and delineating resources at the Clarence Stream and Estrades gold projects, located in Canada's jurisdictions of New Brunswick and Quebec, respectively. The company's only operating segment is the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral resource properties. It explores for gold at Clarence Stream and gold, silver, zinc, copper, and lead at Estrades.

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