First Quantum Minerals Company Profile (OTCMKTS:FQVLF)

About First Quantum Minerals (OTCMKTS:FQVLF)

First Quantum Minerals logoFirst Quantum Minerals Ltd. engages in the exploration, development, and production of mineral properties. It primarily explores for copper, nickel, gold, and zinc ores. The company operates six mines, including the Kansanshi copper-gold mine in Zambia; the Guelb Moghrein copper-gold mine in Mauritania; the Las Cruces copper mine in Spain; the Pyhäsalmi copper-zinc mine in Finland; the Ravensthorpe nickel-cobalt mine in Australia; and the Çayeli copper-zinc mine in Turkey. It also has copper and nickel projects at various stages of development located in Zambia, Panama, and Peru. The company was formerly known as First Quantum Ventures Ltd. and changed its name to First Quantum Minerals Ltd. in July 1996. First Quantum Minerals Ltd. was founded in 1983 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $7.72 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 685,844,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $11.01
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $9.89
  • 52 Week Range: $7.30 - $13.39
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.85
  • P/E Growth: 5.22
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.84 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.72
  • Book Value: $13.30 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.85
  • Annual Dividend: $0.01
  • Dividend Yield: 0.1%
  • EBIDTA: $972 million
  • Net Margins: -3.45%
  • Return on Equity: 0.52%
  • Return on Assets: 0.28%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.46%
  • Current Ratio: 1.31%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.85%
  • Average Volume: 11,023 shs.
  • Beta: 3.33

Frequently Asked Questions for First Quantum Minerals (OTCMKTS:FQVLF)

What is First Quantum Minerals' stock symbol?

First Quantum Minerals trades on the OTCMKTS under the ticker symbol "FQVLF."

How often does First Quantum Minerals pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Quantum Minerals?

First Quantum Minerals announced a Semi-Annual dividend on Friday, July 28th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.004 per share on Tuesday, September 19th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 24th. View First Quantum Minerals' Dividend History.

How were First Quantum Minerals' earnings last quarter?

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (OTCMKTS:FQVLF) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The company reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.10. First Quantum Minerals had a negative net margin of 3.45% and a positive return on equity of 0.52%. View First Quantum Minerals' Earnings History.

When will First Quantum Minerals make its next earnings announcement?

First Quantum Minerals is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for First Quantum Minerals.

Where is First Quantum Minerals' stock going? Where will First Quantum Minerals' stock price be in 2017?

9 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for First Quantum Minerals' stock. Their predictions range from $8.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate First Quantum Minerals' stock price to reach $11.04 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for First Quantum Minerals.

Who are some of First Quantum Minerals' key competitors?

How do I buy First Quantum Minerals stock?

Shares of First Quantum Minerals can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is First Quantum Minerals' stock price today?

One share of First Quantum Minerals stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.25.

MarketBeat Community Rating for First Quantum Minerals (OTCMKTS FQVLF)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  134 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  196 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  330
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Quantum Minerals and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for First Quantum Minerals (OTCMKTS:FQVLF) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.11)
Consensus Price Target: $11.04

Analysts' Ratings History for First Quantum Minerals (OTCMKTS:FQVLF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/2/2017BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
12/16/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingUnderweight$6.70 -> $9.50View Rating Details
11/30/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeSell -> NeutralView Rating Details
11/10/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual WeightView Rating Details
11/1/2016Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSell$8.00 -> $8.25View Rating Details
10/29/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$14.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
10/26/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$12.50View Rating Details
10/17/2016Dundee SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$14.00 -> $13.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
8/24/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$14.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016CormarkUpgradeMarket Perform -> BuyView Rating Details
7/28/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingFocus Stock$15.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$10.00 -> $13.00View Rating Details
7/26/2016Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHold -> Buy$9.50 -> $11.75View Rating Details
4/23/2016CIBCReiterated RatingSector Outperform$10.00View Rating Details
3/12/2016National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$6.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
3/12/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
2/24/2016Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingUnderperform$2.50 -> $3.50View Rating Details
2/5/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingStrong-Buy$9.00View Rating Details
1/13/2016HSBC Holdings plcDowngradeHold -> ReduceView Rating Details
11/13/2015Paradigm CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$15.50View Rating Details
11/12/2015Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for First Quantum Minerals (OTCMKTS:FQVLF)
Earnings by Quarter for First Quantum Minerals (OTCMKTS:FQVLF)
Earnings History by Quarter for First Quantum Minerals (OTCMKTS FQVLF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/30/2015$0.13$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2015$0.18$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/19/2014$0.25$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014$0.19$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2014$0.24$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for First Quantum Minerals (OTCMKTS:FQVLF)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.06 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.71 EPS


Current Dividend Information for First Quantum Minerals (OTCMKTS:FQVLF)
Most Recent Dividend:9/19/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.01
Dividend Yield:0.09%
Payout Ratio:-6.67% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
-16.67% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
1.41% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for First Quantum Minerals (OTCMKTS:FQVLF)

Dividend History by Quarter for First Quantum Minerals (OTCMKTS FQVLF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for First Quantum Minerals (OTCMKTS:FQVLF)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by


Headline Trends for First Quantum Minerals (OTCMKTS:FQVLF)
Latest Headlines for First Quantum Minerals (OTCMKTS:FQVLF)
DateHeadline logoFirst Quantum Minerals Ltd. – Value Analysis (US OTC:FQVLF) : September 20, 2017 - September 19 at 11:50 PM logoFirst Quantum Minerals Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FQVLF-US : September 18, 2017 - September 18 at 3:31 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX flat as energy gets lift from oil; miners drag - September 14 at 1:14 AM logoAt midday: TSX slips as mining, energy drags - September 10 at 4:23 AM
News IconCANADA STOCKS-TSX posts 5th day of losses on energy, miners; Irma in focus - September 10 at 4:23 AM logoFranco-Nevada to add to Cobre Panama precious metals stream - September 7 at 6:59 PM logoFirst Quantum Minerals Ltd. : Undervalued relative to peers, but don’t ignore the other factors - September 7 at 6:59 PM logoBRIEF-First Quantum Minerals to increase its ownership in Minera Panama S.A. - August 31 at 11:44 PM logoFirst Quantum boosts Minera Panama ownership stake to 90% - August 31 at 11:44 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as higher oil, copper prices boost resource stocks - August 22 at 7:21 PM logoTSX barely higher as miner stocks offset weaker energy - August 21 at 11:17 PM logoFirst Quantum Minerals Ltd. Declares Semi-Annual Dividend of $0.00 (FQVLF) - August 19 at 8:38 AM logoBRIEF-First Quantum Minerals Ltd - announced its intention to suspend operations at its Ravensthorpe nickel operation - August 9 at 6:58 PM logoThe Nickel Slump Claims Another Victim as First Quantum Shuts Mine - August 9 at 6:58 PM logoFirst Quantum to suspend Australia's Ravensthorpe nickel mine - August 9 at 6:58 PM logoDuran's Partner Receives Governmental Approvals for Drilling at Its Panteria Copper-Gold Project in Peru - August 1 at 7:25 PM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of First Quantum Minerals Ltd. Q2 Earnings Report - July 27 at 7:19 PM logoAt midday: TSX buoyed by gains in energy, financials - July 21 at 10:46 PM logoTSX Flatlines Monday - July 18 at 12:42 AM logoFirst Quantum Minerals Ltd. :FQVLF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 4, 2017 - May 4 at 12:20 PM logoFirst Quantum Minerals' (FQVLF) CEO Philip K.R. Pascall on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - April 29 at 9:42 AM logoFirst Quantum Minerals Ltd. 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - April 28 at 6:22 PM logo1ST QUANTUM MINLS (FQVLF) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - April 28 at 12:50 PM logoETFs with exposure to First Quantum Minerals Ltd. : April 24, 2017 - April 24 at 5:03 PM logoFirst Quantum Minerals Ltd. : FQVLF-US: Dividend Analysis : April 17th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 19, 2017 - April 19 at 5:12 PM logoArena Minerals Is A Promising Early-Stage Copper/Gold Explorer In Atacama, Chile - April 18 at 11:35 AM logoETFs with exposure to First Quantum Minerals Ltd. : April 7, 2017 - April 7 at 5:13 PM logo1ST QUANTUM MINLS (FQVLF) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - April 3 at 1:34 PM logoWeak Prices Have Lynas Fighting An Undertow - March 26 at 9:43 AM logoNorthern Dynasty: Channeling My Inner Detective Columbo - March 15 at 5:37 PM logo7 Commodity Winners In Electric Car Revolution - Barron's (blog) - February 24 at 11:15 AM logoFirst Quantum Minerals Ltd. 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - February 17 at 3:51 PM logoFirst Quantum Minerals asks court to dismiss Zambia's $1.4 bln claim - February 8 at 5:50 PM logoFirst Quantum Minerals Announces Its 2016 Production and Sales - January 26 at 3:23 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as Keystone owner leads energy gains - January 25 at 4:00 AM logoFirst Quantum Minerals Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FQVLF-US : January 5, 2017 - January 5 at 6:11 PM logoFirst Quantum Minerals upgraded by Goldman - November 30 at 5:22 PM logoMetals & Mining News Update: Rio Rises & Vale Slips - October 31 at 11:37 AM logoFirst Quantum Minerals (FQVLF) on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - October 29 at 5:25 AM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of First Quantum Minerals Ltd. Q3 Earnings Report - October 28 at 8:14 AM logoBRIEF-First Quantum Minerals Q3 earnings per share $0.05 - October 28 at 8:14 AM logoCanada Stocks Close Higher as Crude Rebounds on U.S. Supply Data - October 14 at 8:08 AM logoFirst Mining Finance: Building A Billion Dollar Gold Company Via Massive Dilution - Seeking Alpha - September 23 at 10:04 AM logoResource Sector Digest: Doc Copper Stirring? - Seeking Alpha - September 19 at 4:02 PM logoAt midday: TSX slips, weighed down by telecoms, banks - August 19 at 5:01 PM logoTeck Resources, First Quantum Minerals upgraded at Canaccord - July 25 at 5:08 PM logoFirst Quantum Minerals Is Soaring In The TSX Volume Charts - July 15 at 4:06 PM logoGlobal Copper Mining Market 2016-2020 - Chile Dominates with 210Mt or 29.2% of the Total Market - Research and Markets - July 7 at 5:46 AM logoMiners Go Gangbusters as Metals Rally, Dollar Drop Spark Rebound - February 3 at 4:16 PM



First Quantum Minerals (FQVLF) Chart for Thursday, September, 21, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/21/2017 by Staff