First Quantum Minerals Limited Company Profile (TSE:FM)

About First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSE:FM)

First Quantum Minerals Limited logoFirst Quantum Minerals Ltd. is engaged in the production of copper, nickel, gold, zinc and acid, and related activities, including exploration and development. The Company's segments include individual mine development projects or mine operations and the Corporate & other segment. The Corporate & other segment is responsible for the evaluation and acquisition of mineral properties, regulatory reporting, treasury and finance and corporate administration. It also includes its metal marketing division. Its mines are located in Zambia, Australia, Finland, Turkey, Spain and Mauritania. It operates six mines, namely the Kansanshi copper-gold mine, the Guelb Moghrein copper-gold mine, the Las Cruces copper mine, the Pyhasalmi copper-zinc mine, the Ravensthorpe nickel-cobalt mine and the Cayeli copper-zinc mine. It is developing the Cobre Panama copper project in Panama, exploring the Haquira copper deposit in Peru and the Taca Taca copper-gold-molybdenum deposit in Argentina.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:FM
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: C$10.34 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 685,844,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$14.46
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$13.03
  • 52 Week Range: C$9.69 - C$17.55
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: -9.79
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$2.84 billion
  • Price / Sales: 3.64
  • Book Value: C$13.30 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.13
  • Dividend Yield: 0.1%
  • EBITDA: C$972 million
  • Net Margins: -1.92%
  • Return on Equity: -1.54%
  • Return on Assets: -0.30%
  • Average Volume: 2.56 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 2.83

Frequently Asked Questions for First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSE:FM)

What is First Quantum Minerals Limited's stock symbol?

First Quantum Minerals Limited trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "FM."

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

First Quantum Minerals Limited declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 28th will be given a dividend of 0.005 per share on Tuesday, September 19th. This represents a $0.02 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 24th. View First Quantum Minerals Limited's Dividend History.

When will First Quantum Minerals Limited make its next earnings announcement?

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

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

16 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for First Quantum Minerals Limited's shares. Their forecasts range from C$9.50 to C$23.00. On average, they expect First Quantum Minerals Limited's share price to reach C$17.18 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for First Quantum Minerals Limited.

Who are some of First Quantum Minerals Limited's key competitors?

Who are First Quantum Minerals Limited's key executives?

First Quantum Minerals Limited's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Philip K. R. Pascall, Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • G. Clive Newall, President, Director
  • Hannes O. Meyer, Chief Financial Officer
  • Christopher Lemon, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Robert James Harding, Lead Independent Director
  • Andrew B. Adams, Independent Director
  • Paul M. Brunner, Independent Director
  • Kathleen A. Hogenson, Independent Director
  • Martin Schady, Independent Director

How do I buy First Quantum Minerals Limited stock?

Shares of First Quantum Minerals Limited and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is First Quantum Minerals Limited's stock price today?

One share of First Quantum Minerals Limited stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$15.07.

MarketBeat Community Rating for First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSE FM)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  428 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  602 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,030
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Quantum Minerals Limited 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 Limited (TSE:FM) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 7 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.44)
Consensus Price Target: C$17.18
Consensus Price Target History for First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSE:FM)
Price Target History for First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSE:FM)
Analysts' Ratings History for First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSE:FM)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/19/2017Industrial Alliance SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$16.95 -> C$18.64View Rating Details
10/18/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$15.00 -> C$17.00View Rating Details
10/13/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetC$18.00 -> C$19.00View Rating Details
9/18/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperformC$18.00View Rating Details
9/15/2017CIBCReiterated RatingNeutralC$15.50View Rating Details
9/8/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetC$12.15 -> C$14.35View Rating Details
9/6/2017BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/31/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetC$16.00 -> C$23.00View Rating Details
8/17/2017Eight CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/10/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyC$19.00 -> C$20.00View Rating Details
7/31/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector PerformC$16.00 -> C$15.00View Rating Details
7/14/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetC$14.00 -> C$12.65View Rating Details
5/1/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformC$21.00View Rating Details
4/17/2017CSFBReiterated RatingOutperformC$18.00View Rating Details
2/21/2017Paradigm CapitalBoost Price TargetC$15.50 -> C$17.25View Rating Details
1/19/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncLower Price TargetC$16.50 -> C$16.00View Rating Details
12/14/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetUnderweightC$6.70 -> C$9.50View Rating Details
12/12/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetC$14.50 -> C$20.00View Rating Details
10/14/2016Dundee SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> NeutralC$14.00 -> C$13.00View Rating Details
8/2/2016CormarkUpgradeMarket Perform -> BuyView Rating Details
5/2/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Lower Price TargetC$12.00 -> C$9.00View Rating Details
3/17/2016NomuraLower Price TargetNeutralC$7.00 -> C$6.00View Rating Details
2/24/2016Bank of America CorporationBoost Price TargetUnderperformC$2.50 -> C$3.50View Rating Details
1/28/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralC$8.00View Rating Details
1/12/2016HSBC Holdings plcDowngradeHold -> ReduceC$7.70 -> C$3.80View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSE:FM)
Earnings by Quarter for First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSE:FM)
Earnings History by Quarter for First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSE FM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2017C($0.68)N/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014C$0.27C$0.29C$1.05 billionC$1.02 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014C$0.25C$0.24C$1.13 billionC$975.62 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSE:FM)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.56
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20176$0.08$0.22$0.15
Q2 20176$0.05$0.22$0.14
Q3 20176$0.01$0.22$0.14
Q4 20175$0.06$0.20$0.13
Q1 20181$0.20$0.20$0.20
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSE:FM)
Insider Trades by Quarter for First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSE:FM)
Insider Trades by Quarter for First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSE:FM)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/31/2015George Peter St.DirectorBuy4,723C$5.18C$24,465.14
9/30/2015George Peter St.DirectorBuy1,570C$5.06C$7,944.20
8/19/2015Martin RowleyDirectorSell71,862C$7.59C$545,432.58
5/1/2015Martin RowleyDirectorSell25,000C$19.15C$478,750.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSE:FM)
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First Quantum Minerals Limited (FM) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/21/2017 by Staff

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