Corus Entertainment (CJR-B:TSX) STA Research lowers the target price to $3

Corus Entertainment Inc Stock Analysis:

Analysts rate Corus Entertainment Inc. with a consensus Buy rating and a 12-month average target price of $3.96 per share.

STA Research maintains Corus Entertainment with a Buy rating and lowers the target price to $3 from $4 on the company’s stock.

Based on the Corus Entertainment Inc stock forecasts from 9 analysts, the average analyst target price for Corus Entertainment Inc is CAD 3.96 over the next 12 months. Corus Entertainment Inc’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Corus Entertainment Inc is Bullish , which is based on 14 positive signals and 2 negative signals. At the last closing, Corus Entertainment Inc’s stock price was CAD 2.50Corus Entertainment Inc’s stock price has changed by +10.62% over the past week, -29.78% over the past month and -55.75% over the last year.

About Corus Entertainment Inc (CJR-B:CA:TSX)

Corus Entertainment Inc., a media and content company, operates specialty and conventional television networks, and radio stations in Canada and internationally. It operates in two segments, Television and Radio. The Television segment operates 33 specialty television networks and 15 conventional television stations. It is also involved in the production and distribution of films and television programs, and animation software; and merchandise licensing and book publishing activities. In addition, this segment provides social digital agency and social influencer network, as well as media and technology services. Its primary brands include Global Television, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, History, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, and Nickelodeon Canada. The Radio segment operates 39 radio stations that include a network of news-talk radio stations, as well as classic rock, country, new rock, and contemporary music formats. The company also provides children’s animated content and related consumer products under the Babar, Franklin, Max & Ruby, Hardy Boys, Agent Binky: Pets of the Universe, and Esme and Roy brands; Toon Boom, a digital content and animation creation software; and Kids Can Press, a children’s publishing press. Corus Entertainment Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

What we like:

High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What we don’t like:

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Analysts rate Corus Entertainment Inc.(CJR-B:TSX) with a Strong Buy rating and a target price of $6

Analysts rate Corus Entertainment Inc. with a consensus Strong Buy rating and a 12-month average target price of $6.45 per share.

Based on the Corus Entertainment Inc stock forecasts from 9 analysts, the average analyst target price for Corus Entertainment Inc is CAD 6.45 over the next 12 months. Corus Entertainment Inc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Corus Entertainment Inc is Bullish , which is based on 15 positive signals and 2 negative signals. At the last closing, Corus Entertainment Inc’s stock price was CAD 3.58Corus Entertainment Inc’s stock price has changed by -2.19% over the past week, -5.29% over the past month and -41.98% over the last year.

About Corus Entertainment Inc (CJR-B:CA:TSX)

Corus Entertainment Inc., a media and content company, operates specialty and conventional television networks, and radio stations in Canada and internationally. It operates in two segments, Television and Radio. The Television segment operates 33 specialty television networks and 15 conventional television stations. It is also involved in the production and distribution of films and television programs, and animation software; and merchandise licensing and book publishing activities. In addition, this segment provides social digital agency and social influencer network, as well as media and technology services. Its primary brands include Global Television, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, History, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, and Nickelodeon Canada. The Radio segment operates 39 radio stations that include a network of news-talk radio stations, as well as classic rock, country, new rock, and contemporary music formats. The company also provides children’s animated content and related consumer products under the Babar, Franklin, Max & Ruby, Hardy Boys, Agent Binky: Pets of the Universe, and Esme and Roy brands; Toon Boom, a digital content and animation creation software; and Kids Can Press, a children’s publishing press. Corus Entertainment Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

What we like:

High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What we don’t like:

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.